Liam Flynn : A Quiet Revolutionary

Overview

Sarah Myerscough Gallery is proud to present a captivating new consignment of Liam Flynn's sculptural forms from an epoch-defining collector of contemporary craft.

 

"His pieces are achingly beautiful :

they have a brooding presence, 

a sense of rightness, an air of confidence"

- Roger Bennett

 

"The quality of his craft was not - as with many makers working in wood - over-elaborate, depending on the use of exotic woods, intricate carving or highly polished surfaces; Liam actually strove to achieve the opposite. He searched for modest local woods, clean simple turning and carving, and a natural finish, creating sublime forms through the power of understatement.

 

His signature was pure organic form: from fat-bellied vessels to wide-rimmed barrels, either soft and voluminous or finely carved, using a thin fluted line or a series of gentle scalloped marks. It was the flaws and markings that invariably gave his work its singular and profound beauty...

Each work was contemplative and captivating: chance happenings were exhilarating both for the artist/maker, and the lucky collector who would ultimately own the piece! Liam created an intimate relationship between the piece and the viewer, and to own one of his works makes you feel that you have something of him and all that he was."

 

 - Sarah Myerscough

Sarah's full essay on Liam Flynn 'A Quiet Revolutionary'  is published as part of 'Fluid Forms : Liam Flynn'

 

Artwork prices exclude delivery 

Works
  • Liam Flynn Untitled I Oak 25 W x 26 H x 22 D £4,350 inc. VAT
    Liam Flynn
    Untitled I
    Oak
    25 W x 26 H x 22 D
    £4,350 inc. VAT
  • Liam Flynn Untitled II Oak 15.5 W x 15 H x 12.5 D £2,900 inc VAT
    Liam Flynn
    Untitled II
    Oak
    15.5 W x 15 H x 12.5 D
    £2,900 inc VAT
  • Liam Flynn Untitled III Oak 18.5 W x 12.5 H x 16.5 D £3,000 inc VAT
    Liam Flynn
    Untitled III
    Oak
    18.5 W x 12.5 H x 16.5 D
    £3,000 inc VAT
  • Liam Flynn Untitled IV Oak 20.5 W x 20.5 H x 27 D £3,850 inc VAT
    Liam Flynn
    Untitled IV
    Oak
    20.5 W x 20.5 H x 27 D
    £3,850 inc VAT
  • Liam Flynn Untitled V Oak 17.5 W x 12 H x 20 D £3,150 inc VAT
    Liam Flynn
    Untitled V
    Oak
    17.5 W x 12 H x 20 D
    £3,150 inc VAT
  • Liam Flynn untitled VI Oak 21 W x 17.5 H x 18.5 D £3,500 inc VAT
    Liam Flynn
    untitled VI
    Oak
    21 W x 17.5 H x 18.5 D
    £3,500 inc VAT
  • Liam Flynn Untitled VII Oak 17 W x 21 H x 20 D £3,850 inc VAT
    Liam Flynn
    Untitled VII
    Oak
    17 W x 21 H x 20 D
    £3,850 inc VAT
  • Liam Flynn untitled VIII Oak 20.5 W x 18 H x 18 D £3,400 inc VAT
    Liam Flynn
    untitled VIII
    Oak
    20.5 W x 18 H x 18 D
    £3,400 inc VAT
  • Liam Flynn Untitled IX Oak 25 W x 20.5 H x 22 D £4,100 inc VAT
    Liam Flynn
    Untitled IX
    Oak
    25 W x 20.5 H x 22 D
    £4,100 inc VAT
  • Liam Flynn Untitled X Oak 27.5 W x 19.5 H x 24.5 D £4,350 inc VAT
    Liam Flynn
    Untitled X
    Oak
    27.5 W x 19.5 H x 24.5 D
    £4,350 inc VAT
  • Liam Flynn Untitled XI Oak 23 W x 19.5 H x 22.5 D £4,100 inc VAT
    Liam Flynn
    Untitled XI
    Oak
    23 W x 19.5 H x 22.5 D
    £4,100 inc VAT