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Kenneth Armitage
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Born in Leeds, West Yorkshire
Born on 18th of July 1916
Died on 22nd of January 2002

Born 1916. Died 2002 - English sculptor.

An English sculptor, he gained worldwide recognition when he exhibited at the Venice Biennale in 1952. His works are usually in bronze and are of semi-abstract figures such as People in the Wind (1950). He was awarded a CBE in 1969 and became a member of the Royal Academy in 1994.

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