The sculptor, Eduardo Paolozzi
was born in Leith to Italian parents in 1924. He attended the
Edinburgh College of Art in 1943 but was called up for service in the army
the following year. He later attended London's Slade School, then
travelled to Paris.
His studio has been recreated
in the Dean Gallery, Edinburgh.
He was awarded an Honorary Degree by Edinburgh University in February
2005. He died in April 2005, aged 81.