This Day In Jamaican History

On this day in Jamaican History: Jamaican sculptor Ronald Moody

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Jamaican sculptor Ronald Moody

Jamaican sculptor Ronald Moody

Jamaican sculptor Ronald Moody was born 12 August 1900. He attended Calabar High School & moved to London in 1923. He created a distinctive, monumental style of wood sculpture that had many ramifications &  reverberations in the art world for much of the 20th century. He won the Musgrave Gold Medal (Jamaican arts award), 1977 &  Centenary Medal, Jamaica Institute, 1980. Ronald Moody passed away on February 6th, 1984. Below is one of his most famous sculptures, titled ‘Midonz”.

Ronald Moody sculpture "Midonz"

Ronald Moody sculpture “Midonz”

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