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Polar Bear
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Polar Bear 1964

Mark Harvey (b.1913)

Sculptor and teacher, creating figurative and abstract works in metal and stone, born in Birmingham. He studied at Chelsea School of Art, 1944–6, and teaching posts included Regent Street Polytechnic and Goldsmiths’ College Schools of Art and Morley College. Did commissioned work for churches and public sculptures including the Portland stone Polar Bear, 1964, in Glebe Shopping Centre at Stevenage New Town.

Text source: 'Artists in Britain Since 1945' by David Buckman (Art Dictionaries Ltd, part of Sansom & Company)

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