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Monday, January 9, 2012

Artist Edwina Sandys On Art, Gender, And Being Churchill’s Granddaughter

Edwina Sandys has won attention and acclaim for works such as “The Marriage Bed,” a full-sized metal bed divided with nails and red roses. Or there’s her controversial bronze sculpture “Christa,” portraying a female Christ on a cross.

Though, as the grand-daughter of Winston Churchill, she often watched him paint, she came to art later in life. She’s now published “Edwina Sandys Art” with text by Caroline Seebohm, which contains both a retrospective of her work and her life.

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