George Bradley Innes
Active: 1933 - 1970
Country of birth and death: Scotland
Innes studied at Glasgow School of Art but was expelled 'reputedly owing to the avant-garde nature of his work.' The majority of his work was carved in stone. However his output was severely limited due to war injuries: 'I can neither stand, sit, not lie on my back without pain, said to be the result of shock as a result of being blown out of tanks twice and burned.' (letter from George B. Innes, to George Buchanan, Curator of Art, Corporation of Glasgow Art Gallery and Museum, Kelvingrove, 10 April 1957.)
Information from Jane Eckett, 'Modernist Sculpture in Australia: Group of Four, Centre Five and the Europeans', doctoral thesis, University of Melbourne, begun 2009.
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Exhibitions, Meetings, Awards and other Events
Institutional and Business Connections
Received travel scholarship from The Glasgow School of Art
1933 - 1934
Student at The Glasgow School of Art
Said to have been expelled due to the avant-garde nature of his work
Personal and Professional Connections
Friends with Ingeborg Neufeld
Introduced by Benno Schotz c.1943
Citing this record
'George Bradley Innes', Mapping the Practice and Profession of Sculpture in Britain and Ireland 1851-1951, University of Glasgow History of Art and HATII, online database 2011 [http://sculpture.gla.ac.uk/view/person.php?id=msib6_1212761386, accessed 27 May 2013]