Arthur Dooley: Working Class Hero

A talk about the work of artist and sculptor Arthur Dooley. Born in Liverpool, he commenced employment as a welder at Cammell Laird shipyard in Birkenhead. He later took a job with the police force which patrolled Liverpool’s many parks and even worked in the large Dunlop Rubber Factory at Speke. In 1956, he set up a studio in Slater Street, Liverpool where he began to sculpt in earnest.

Talk by Stephen Whittle Principal Manager, Museums & Galleries. The Atkinson

You can see one of Arthur’s Sculptures on display in The Art of Noise exhibition.


Part of our Object of the Month Programme

Object of the Month talks are free and there is no need to book, just come along! If you wish to donate money to The Atkinson Development Trust at the end of any talk there will be donation buckets available.

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