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Unit Relief

Rugg, Matt (b. 1935), 1962, Relief in wood

Born in Bridgwater, Somerset, Rugg studied in the Department of Fine Art, King’s College, University of Newcastle upon Tyne.  He originally studied painting but moved to take up carving, relief work and sculpture.  Rugg exhibited his work widely during the 1960s and in 1965 he moved to London to teach in the sculpture department at Chelsea College of Art.  Two of his reliefs in wood, Unit Relief, dated 1962 and Sign Elements III, dated 1963, were bought by the LACF in 1963.