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Three Beasts by Lynn Chadwick join the sculpture park at the University of East Anglia

As part of the Norfolk & Norwich Festival 2018, the Sainsbury Centre welcomed three monumental ‘Beasts’ by leading British sculptor Lynn Chadwick (1914 – 2003) which have taken up residence in the Sculpture Park until 31 August 2019. This project forms part of the 40th anniversary celebrations for the Sainsbury Centre. Generously lent by the Chadwick Estate and organised in association with Blain|Southern, the Beasts have been situated in the east end garden immediately outside the east façade of the Sainsbury Centre building. The three large scale sculptures, Crouching Beast II, Beast Alerted I and Lion I, conceived in 1990, are animals captured in various states of dynamic action. Their stretching, crouching or resting poses are described through faceted, geometric planes of welded stainless-steel. The Beasts, completed late in Chadwick’s