Born in Prestatyn, North Wales 1941
Died in Santa Eulària des Riu, Ibiza 2009
Barry Flanagan studied art and architecture at Birmingham College of Art and St. Martin's School of Art in London. He was represented in the groundbreaking exhibition "When Attitudes Become Form" at the Kunsthalle Bern in Bern, Switzerland in 1969 and represented Britain in the 1982 Venice Biennale. His work resides in numerous public collections, including the Stedelijk Museum, the Museum of Modern Art, Kunsthaus (Zurich), the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, the Nagoya Museum, and the Tate Gallery. Flanagan's bronze hares have also been exhibited in many outdoor spaces, most notably on Park Avenue in New York in 1995-6 and at Grant Park, Chicago in 1996. Flanagan's hare statue "Large Left-Handed Drummer" was on display in Union Square in New York City through June 24, 2007.