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Mitzi Cunliffe - Behind the Mask

Posted on: 25 March 2021 | Category: 2021

Mitzi Cunliffe, designer of the BAFTA trophy (©Estate of the Artist) and the sculpture Loosestrife

Every year some of the most famous faces on the planet are photographed hugging a stylised golden mask. It is a British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) trophy. Let’s go behind the mask to discover its brilliant designer, Mitzi Cunliffe, who also created the spikiest artwork in our collection …