Marlborough Fine Art exhibits 16 sculptures by American sculptor George Rickey

Marlborough Fine Art presents an exhibition of works by renowned American sculptor George Rickey (1907 – 2002). On view for the first time in London, and the first time in the UK since 1982, are 16 sculptures from the private holdings of the George Rickey Estate. An iconic and influential sculptor represented in major museum collections internationally, Rickey’s kinetic works developed as a result of experimenting with a range of materials during his service in WWII as an engineer in the Army Air Corps. The job required both mechanical skill and an understanding of changing air currents and their effects on ballistics, which inspired his move to sculpture from painting. Rickey, along with Alexander Calder, was a pioneer in introducing kinetic sculpture to America in the mid-twentieth century. He was also one of the first artists to create outdoor-specific work, and is well-known for his stainless steel

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