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Today on the podcast, Lucy Branch talks to, James Butler, the legendary sculptor, who has created a dizzying list of magnificent monumental commemorative sculptures in bronze. He was elected a Royal Academician in 1972, a Member of the Royal West of England Academy in 1980 and Fellow of the Royal Society of British Sculptors in 1981. His portfolio includes The RAF Fleet Air Arm Memorial, London Embankment, Field Marshal Earl Alexander of Tunis - Wellington Barracks, Birdcage Walk, London, footballer Duncan Edwards, The Stratford Jester and so many more.
Join us and BE INSPIRED BY SCULPTURE. You can find images of James Butler's work and a transcription of the interview at Sculpture Vulture Blog - SCULPTURE VULTURE.
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