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Three by Fifteen

Foot, Winslow (b. 1939), c. 1960, Relief in wood and metal 67 x 58

A sculptor, painter and teacher who studied in America at the Philadelphia Museum College of Art from 1956-59, specializing in sculpture and three-dimensional design.  Foot later returned to England and from 1963-68 he taught at Leeds College of Art.  In 1964 his work was included in the College’s exhibition The Teaching Image at the Leeds City Art Gallery. Foot also worked for some time in the product design department at Wolverhampton Polytechnic but in the 1980s he took up boat building,  returning to sculpture in the early 1990s, when he created large site-specific and kinetic works. <em>Three by Fifteen</em> was bought by the LACF in 1965.  Another work by Winslow Foot, <em>Wire Five</em>, was bought by the LACF in 1966.