- NAME: Eduardo Paolozzi
- OCCUPATION: Sculptor
- BIRTH DATE: March 07, 1924
- DEATH DATE: April 22, 2005
- EDUCATION: Edinburgh College of Art, St. Martin's School of Art, Slade School of Fine Art
- PLACE OF BIRTH: Edinburgh, Scotland
- PLACE OF DEATH: London, England, United Kingdom
- Full Name: Sir Eduardo Luigi Paolozzi
- AKA: Eduardo Luigi Paolozzi
- Nickname: "Inventor of Pop Art"
- AKA: Eduardo Paolozzi
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Sculptor Eduardo Paolozzi's collage work combining surrealism with elements of popular culture and technology led him to be credited as the inventor of Pop Art.
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Among his best-known commissioned work is a 10-foot bronze statue of Sir Isaac Newton. Based on poet William Blake's allegorical depiction of Newton, the statue was sculpted for the piazza of the British Library.
After a long period of illness following a stroke in 2001, Eduardo Paolozzi died on April 22, 2005, in London, England. He was survived by his three daughters—Louise, Anna and Emma—from his former marriage to Freda Elliot.
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