Considering Art Podcast – John Atkin, sculptor

In this episode, sculptor John Atkin talks about the influence on his work of the industrial and rural landscapes of his youth, how Henry Moore came to finance his MA, the inspiration of Wilfred Owen and other literary figures, his love of found objects, how he discovered garment patterns that alluded to the human form, and his landmark sculptures in China, the US, Canada and the UK.

John Atkin talking with Bob Chaundy
Fallen Warrior
The Navigator, in Ipswich
Strange Meeting, in Beijing
The Silk Road, in Fuzhou
Hard Bop, in San Francisco
Access to Justice, in Toronto
Not a Roundabout, in Ashford, Kent
Sentinel sculptures and drawings, from the exhibition The Made and the Unmade, Wolfson College, Cambridge until 1 May 2022

All images are ©John Atkin

You can see more of John’s work on his website

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