Allen Jones – Studio Visit | TateShots



Allen Jones is best known for sexually provocative sculptures like Chair, 1969, which present the female figure as a piece of furniture. Tate Shots visited him at his London studio to find out how he progressed from painting and drawing the human body to producing life-size mannequin sculptures that, as he puts it, ‘were very much made to offend the accepted canons of what fine art might be’.

Allen Jones’ work features in Glam! The Performance of Style, at Tate Liverpool, 8 February – 12 May 2013

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