Maurice Blik Plasters: The Artist at Eighty
27 April 2019 - 11 May 2019Free
Sculpt Gallery, Gt. Braxted, Essex
An exhibition of artist’s plasters of recent sculptures to celebrate the artist’s Eightieth Birthday. The exhibition will also include original sketches and limited edition etchings. Born in Amsterdam, Holland in 1939 and having survived Bergen-Belsen concentration camp as a child, Maurice Blik arrived in the UK aged seven with two surviving female members of his family. The ability to come to terms with this and to confront the face of humanity that he had witnessed, stayed silent in him for some forty years until it found a voice in the passionate and exquisite sculpture he began to produce in the late 1980s.