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TOTTENHAM COURT STUDIES

EDUARDO PAOLOZZI


We are delighted to be able to offer you this rare opportunity to purchase substantial and iconic work by Eduardo Paolozzi. Whilst sculpture, collages and prints by Paolozzi are fairly readily available it is unusual to find his painted work.

PRICES pages 6 - 12, signed, £10,000 each

• page 13, unsigned, £8,000

price £5


T O T T E N H A M C O U R T ST U D I E S

EDUARDO PAOLOZZI


T O T T E N H A M C O U R T ST U D I E S

EDUARDO PAOLOZZI

goldmark 2012


TOTTENHAM COURT STUDIES EDUARDO PAOLOZZI

During the 1970s and ‘80s London Regional Transport were modernising stations on the Underground system and as part of this scheme they commissioned the artist Eduardo Paolozzi to design mosaics to decorate Tottenham Court Road Station. Paolozzi said that when accepting the commission he thought always of the people who use the Tube . . . Will people relate to the metaphors I sought in connection with life above ground – cameras, music shops, saxophones, electronics? These are all in my designs, in addition to an Egyptian panel because of the British Museum in the neighbourhood, Turkish rhythms in memory of the allnight Turkish bath formerly in the nearby Russell Hotel, and interpretations of architectural plans for the Architectural Association students passing these images on their way from digs every day . . . Always I tried to make a bridge, to contact people on a massive scale . . . My ‘alphabet’ of images for Tottenham Court Road reflects my interpretation of the past, present and future of the area. Paolozzi broadly seems to have accomplished what he set out to achieve at Tottenham Court Road. The eminent art critic Richard Cork considered the mosaics a tour-de-force whilst the artist Roger de Grey said of the scheme . . . it does indeed constitute a remarkable event in the development in public art in this country.

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Eight original coloured studies for the Tottenham Court Road tube station mosaics.

SPECIFICATION Oil on melamine panel with screenprinted outline. It appears that Paolozzi drew the outlines on a small scale. These were enlarged and transferred to screens before being printed onto the panels. He then painted the colours in oil. All bar one are signed. Framed size 154 x 98 cm.

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This catalogue published by Goldmark, Uppingham, Rutland, UK January 2012

ISBN 978-1-870507-92-9

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PRICES pages 6 - 12, signed, £10,000 each

• page 13, unsigned, £8,000

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Eight original coloured studies for the Tottenham Court Road tube station mosaics paolozziprints.com

GOLDMARK GALLERY 14 ORANGE STREET, UPPINGHAM, RUTLAND, LE15 9SQ 01572 821424 goldmarkart.com

Eduardo Paolozzi - Tottenham Court Studies  

A catalogue showing eight original studies for the Tottenham Court Road tube station mosaics by Eduardo Paolozzi.