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His themes vagrancy mental handicap old age suicide death sought to illuminate the lives of those he called the invisible people.
Robert lenkiewicz goat painting. Art experts suggest lenkiewicz was making some kind of statement about his home town with the work. I commend this letter to you. 55cm diameter based on a satyr sculpture by joseph nollekins in the british museum.
Henryk s letter is in the responses to the past letter just for today. According to lenkiewicz the police were especially provoked by the entire sub section on prostitution and the baroquely framed tondo the painter rutting with a goat. Mouse with wool an interior by robert lenkiewicz.
This sensational image was a pun on lenkiewicz s birth sign capricorn and the goat mascot of plymouth dockyard the naval base which lenkiewicz viewed as one of the twin. Robert lenkiewicz painting in the studio. Great savings free delivery collection on many items.
Lenkiewicz 1941 2002 oil on canvas seated portrait of bob hooper ba head of art design at tavistock school unsigned 55 x 50. The goat is said to be a reference to plymouth s devonport dockyard which had the animal as a. Above are a selection of images by the photojournalist mike alsford from the opening exhibition our art at plymouth s new museum and art gallery the box.
Purchased from the lenkiewicz studio sale october 2004 lot 151 this lot is subject to 4 artist s resale levy charged on hammer price in addition to the usual. Robert lenkiewicz was born in london in 1942 to parents who were jewish refugees from russia and attended school at st martin s charing cross road before going to the royal academy piccadilly where he taught and lectured. And now prices for his paintings are soaring alice jones alicevjones friday 16 may 2008 00 00.
He died in 2002 age 60 of complications arising from heart problems. Robert lenkiewicz 1941 2002 the painter rutting with a goat 1983 oil on board size tondo. Robert lenkiewicz is one of my favourite painters.
Large scale exhibitions of paintings and research notes related to sociological issues. Robert lenkiewicz 1941 2002 worked within projects. The background shows devonport dockyard in plymouth lenkiewicz often remarked that plymouth was trapped between the dockyard and the methodist church.
Yes robert lenkiewicz was one of the great eccentrics ndash. I was reminded again of robert by a letter from his friend henryk ptasiewicz. Born in north london the son of refugees who ran a jewish hotel lenkiewicz went to st.