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Adrian Heath (1920-1992) VIEW BIOGRAPHY CLOSE BIOGRAPHY

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Painter of abstracts and semi-abstracts in oils and acrylic; collagist and constructivist. Born in Burma, he studied art under Stnhope Forbed at Newlyn in 1938 and attended the Slade School in 1939 and 1945-7 under Schwabe. As a prisoner of war he met and taught Terry Frost and in 1949 and 1951 visited St Ives where he met Ben Nicholson. In the early 1950s he was associated with the Martins, Pasmore and Anthony Hill and arranged exhibitions in his studio for abstract artits. Influenced by Hambridge, Ghyka and D’Arcy Thompson, he published the essay Abstract Art: Its Origins and Meaning, Alec Tiranti, 1953, and between 1953 and 1954 made a series of constructions. He exhibited first at the Musee Carcassone, 1948, and from 1953 showed...

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