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Painter of abstracts in oils and gouaches; textile designer, art critic and writer. Born in Leeds, he lived in Cornwall from 1925 to 1929, studied at the Slade School from 1937 – 39 and worked as an assistant to Bernard Leach at St Ives in 1944-45. In 1945 he moved to London, but continued to visit St Ives and returned to live in Cornwall at Zennor in 1956, taking over Ben Nicholson’s studio in St Ives in 1958. He exhibited at the Redfern Gallery between 1947 and 1958 and at the Waddington Galleries from 1960. He has shown extensively both nationally and internationally and retrospective exhibitions of his work include those at the Whitechapel Gallery in 1972 and the Barbican Art Gallery in 1985. His work is represented in numerous public collections including the Tate ...

Grey and Brown Stripes - Patrick Heron

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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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