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Abstract painter in oils and acrylic and sculptor in various media. Born in Dundee, he worked as an illustrator before attending the Slade School from 1946-8. He lived in Paris from 1948 to 1950, metting Giacometti and Brancusi, and he has travelled extensively since, making his first trip to America in 1957. He held his first solo exhbitions at the Hanover Gallery, showing sculpture in 1950 and painting in 1952. Thereafter he exhibited at London galleries (including the Waddington from 1967), and abroad. His work appeared in the Venice Biennale of 1952 and 1957 and the Carnegie International, Pittsburgh of 1958 and 1961. The many public collections holding his work include the Tate Gallery and the Hirshhorn Museum, Washington. He was a founder member of the Independent Group at ...

Leaf Venus 2 - William Turnbull

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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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