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This month in The Atrium, we present:

The work of Friedrich Nagler

Born in Vienna in 1920, Nagler spent much of his early childhood in an orphanage and in the 1930’s attempted to escape the rise of Nazism by fleeing to America. Having got as far as England, he was interned on the Isle of Man and then in Canada, where he remained until 1943. Once back in England, he met Muriel Harding, whom he married and they lived for the rest of their lives with their two sons in Hampshire. Nagler spent the next 60 years producing artworks, firstly in garden sheds and later in the boys' bedroom after they had both left home.

Reclusive by nature, Nagler never showed his work during his lifetime and very little of it has been seen since his death.

The faces on laminated board were painted in the 1970’s and the other paintings between the 1960’s and ’80’s.
The animals, figures, birds and other items in the glass display cabinet were made between the 1960’s and ’80’s using different metals, plastics and other found materials.

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