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Letter-cutter, sculptor and lecturer who studied at Cambridge School of Art and in his father David Kindersley’s workshop. In 1966 he set up his own studio in London. Among his sculpture commissions were works for Exeter University, British Telecom, Sainsbury’s, Lloyd’s Register of Shipping and Christie’s. He was the winner of seven major brick-carving competitions and was awarded the Royal Society of Arts’ Art for Architecture Award. Among a huge range of other commissions were title lettering schemes for London Bridge, Tower Bridge and the Queen Elizabeth Bridge over the Thames at Dartford; new Crown Court buildings in Liverpool, Leeds, Swindon, Newcastle and Luton; university buildings in Cambridge, Oxford, Exeter and Kent; designs for theatres and major shopping centres; the Public Record Office in Kew; inscriptions for major churches and cathedrals, including St Paul’s and Westminster Abbey; and a carving, on permanent display, for the Victoria & Albert Museum Gallery of the 20th Century.

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


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