Sculpture, Painting, Printmaking
IN THE COMPANY OF MONSTERS
Our Brand New Exhibition with Reading Museum and Art Gallery and Reading University - all about mythology, monsters and hybrids.....
All my work in the exhibition is for sale privately , contact me for details.
Eleanor Crook is an artist with a special interest in anatomy, archaeology and mortality. She trained in London in the 1990s at Central St Martins and the Royal Academy Schools and works internationally, exhibiting fine art and specialising in wax modelling and bronze sculpture. She is artist in residence at the Gordon Museum of Pathology London.
Her sculptures are in a number of public collections including the Science Museum London, the Hunterian Museum of the Royal College of Surgeons of England, the Gordon Museum, Kings College London, the Royal Pharmaceutical Society, the Vrolik Museum Amsterdam, the Anatomy and Pathology museums of Padua and of Careggi in Florence. She works as a specialist in historical wax anatomical models with the collections of the Gordon, Ghent University and Vrolik Museums and the Anatomical Museum of Cagliari, Sardinia.
TODAY I'M WORKING ON....
reconstructing the technique Francisco Goya used to paint on ivory panels in miniature, his method of generating unpredictable forms and characters for larger works. It's a highly generative trick, with surprising and moody results.