Talk and Tour: ‘Seeing Things and Reflecting on Harlow in the 1950s-70s’

Entertainment / Mon 24th Apr 2023 at 10:33am

‘Seeing Things and Reflecting on Harlow in the 1950s-70s’

Talks and Tours led by artist Lee Grandjean in celebration of International Sculpture Day

Saturday 29 April 2pm – 4pm

LEE Grandjean invites you to join him and Harlow Sculpture Town Tour Leader Jenny Organ for a special afternoon talks and tours. The event will start with Lee leading a tour of his exhibition ‘Seeing Things’ in the Gibberd Gallery. Lee & Jenny will then take you on a tour of the key sculptures in the Town Centre that came to Harlow in the 1950s-1970s. These include works by Henry Moore, Elizabeth Frink, William Mitchell, Ralph Brown & Auguste Rodin.

Lee Grandjean spent his teenage years in Harlow in the 1960s. He lived in a flat overlooking the monumental sculpture ‘Contrapuntal Forms’ (1951) by Barbara Hepworth. His exhibition ‘Seeing Things’ is a major retrospective of his work over the last 30 years and his first solo show in Harlow. Lee was a senior tutor in sculpture for many years at the Royal College of Art and received an honorary fellowship from the RCA in 2011.

As well as giving you a special insight into his stunning exhibition ‘Seeing Things’ Lee will share memories of his life in Harlow and his reflections on some of the town’s most famous sculptures.

Jenny Organ is one of our enthusiastic incredibly knowledgeable volunteer guides. She lives in Old Harlow and enjoys sharing many interesting facts about the artworks and the history of the town. She also brings with her 8 years experience as a Tour Guide at the Henry Moore Studios and Gardens at nearby Perry Green, Herts.

Limited Tickets are available so please book in advance. To get tickets go to.

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