File 5 - Acquisition of Sculpture by Karel Vogel

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GB 359 SLG-EX-1964-5


Acquisition of Sculpture by Karel Vogel


  • 1964 (Creation)

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Material relating to the acquisition of the sculpture by Karel Vogel of a standing figure of a woman, which was placed outside the South London Art Gallery. The unveiling ceremony took place on 11 April 1964. The file includes: correspondence with the V&A, the Carnegie United Kingdom Trust and the National Art Collections Fund about securing a grant to help with the acquisition; a press release; a typed sheet of information about Vogel; photocopies of an invitation to the unveiling of the sculpture; and 14 press cuttings. There is also a photocopy of an article about Vogel by Charles Spencer from The Studio; two black-and-white photographs of the sculpture; the order of proceedings for the unveiling; and 12 black-and-white photographs of the unveiling.

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The file is likely to be located in offsite storage. If you would like to consult the material, please contact Southwark Local History Library and Archive to arrange an appointment.

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RES 708.2 SOU

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