The portrait head of Michael Cardew is on loan to the Court Museum, Chipping Camden. He was a founder member of the famous Winchcombe Pottery in North Gloucestershire.
A portrait sculpture of Sir Colin Davis has been installed in the American Bar at the Coliseum, home of the English National Opera, in London.
Alan’s sculpture Bond has been cast in bronze, courtesy of the Greenham Trust, and has been permanently installed outside The Base Arts Centre at Greenham Business Park, Newbury.
National Portrait Gallery – London; Scottish National Portrait Gallery – Edinburgh; City Art Gallery Glasgow; American College of Orgonomy – New York; Humanities Research Centre – Austin, Texas;
Wandsworth Borough Council – London; National Museum – Warsaw…
Alan died peacefully on 4th March 2020 at his home in Stroud, Gloucestershire. He was 98 years old.
Alan Thornhill’s sculptures have just been re-waxed by Chris Nash of Arch Bronze Foundry, in Putney.
Putney Sculpture Trail comprises nine sculptures by British sculptor, Alan Thornhill, which are permanently on public display along the south side of the River Thames, to either site of Putney Bridge.
Thornhill’s sculptures ‘Summoner’ and ‘Punch and Judy’ are now installed in the walled garden at Museum in the Park, Stroud, Gloucestershire.
Spirit in Mass – Journey into Sculpture, will be showing as part of the ‘Culture Unplugged’ festival on Saturday 25th June 2016, for 12 hours.
Alan’s writings on the Quest for Authenticity – an antidote to conceptualism in art.
Spirit in Mass – Journey into Sculpture. Showing on 4th June 2016, 6pm, Putney Library.