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Peter Sedgley (b. 1930) VIEW BIOGRAPHY CLOSE BIOGRAPHY

Peter Sedgley acknowledges the constructivist tendencies of his work, but the main emphasis is on colour. Born in London, Sedgley studied Architecture at Brixton Technical School in London from 1944 – 46, working professionally in Architecture for a number of years. In 1959 he abandoned architecture for art and in the late 1960s began to experiment with Op art through large-scale paintings, with some influence from futurism and surrealism but more significantly, he took inspiration from Paul Klee in terms of his experimentation with colour and new media.

His first one man shows in 1965 were held at McRoberts and Tunnard Gallery, London and Howard Wise Gallery, New York followed by one man shows across the UK and Europe throughout the 1970s, 80s and up to the present day. I...

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OSBORNE SAMUEL GALLERY is one of London’s leading galleries, long established in the heart of Mayfair. The gallery began as Berkeley Square Gallery and became Osborne Samuel when Peter Osborne and Gordon Samuel joined forces. The gallery specialises in Modern British Painting and Sculpture and has a high reputation for the quality of its exhibitions and publications. Expand...

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