The Book, Cat, & Cat Book Lovers Almanac

of historical trivia regarding books, cats, and other animals. Actually this blog has evolved so that it is described better as a blog about cats in history and culture. And we take as a theme the advice of Aldous Huxley: If you want to be a writer, get some cats. Don't forget to see the archived articles linked at the bottom of the page.

November 1, 2016

November 1, 1948

We found this photo, in thumbnail format, of a sculpture by Bill Woodrow (November 1, 1948) at his website,

His Who's Who article notes that his marriage in 1970, to Pauline Rowley, produced a son and daughter. Woodrow's sculpture was represented in group exhibitions worldwide, including: "British Sculpture in the 20th Century," at Whitechapel Art Gallery, 1981. His solo shows are many, including "Fools’ Gold," at the Tate Gallery, in 1996.
Just a few of his installations are "Regardless of History, for Fourth Plinth", Trafalgar Square, 2000 and "The Beekeeper", S. London Gallery, 2001.  William Robert Woodrow also has represented Great Britain at a number of biennials. He was a trustee at the Tate Gallery
from 1996–2001. Woodrow was made a Royal Academician in 2002. 

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