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 Heron, Patrick (1920 - 1999)
UK

Black Green and Red : February 1958, 1958

Oil on canvas;
182.9 x 91.4 cm
Abstraction After WWII

UID 102-262



Biography

British abstract painter, born in Leeds. 1937-39 Part-time student at Slade School of Fine Art, London 1944-45 Assistant at Bernard Leach's Pottery, St Ives. 1945 Moved to London 1947 First solo exhibition 1950 First exhibition with the Penwith Society of Arts in Cornwall, St Ives. Continued to exhibit with the Penwith Society at regular intervals until the late 1970s 1953-56 Taught at Central School of Arts and Crafts, London. 1958 Took over Ben Nicholson's studio at Porthmeor, St Ives. Mural panel commissioned for London Offices of Percy Lund Humphries 1959 Awarded Grand Prize (International Jury) in John Moores Liverpool Exhibition II, Walker Art Gallery. 1965 Awarded Silver Medal at VIII Bienal de São Paulo; lectured in São Paulo, Brasilia and Rio de Janeiro Represented Great Britain at the first Sydney Biennale, in the Opera House. 1980-87 Trustee of the Tate Gallery, London. 1986 Hon. D. Litt., University of Kent 1987 Hon.Doctorate, Royal College of Art, London 1988 Visited Moscow and Leningrad on behalf of the Tate Gallery, London 1996 Honorary Fellow of Bretton Hall College, University of Leeds. A selection of solo exhibitions: 1960 Bertha Schaefer Gallery, New York. 1965-67 VIII Bienal de São Paulo (representing Great Britain with Victor Pasmore); touring to Rio de Janeiro; Buenos Aires; Santiago; Lima; Caracas 1967 The Richard Demarco Gallery, Edinburgh (retrospective) 1968 Museum of Modern Art, Oxford (retrospective) 1977 Galerie Le Balcon des Arts, Paris 1978 University of Texas at Austin Art Museum (retrospective)1985 Barbican Art Gallery, London (retrospective) 1960 to 1999 Waddington Galleries, London 1990 Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney 1994 Camden Arts Centre, London. 1995 Oxford Gallery, Oxford Tate Gallery, London (retrospective) National Portrait Gallery, London.



Exhibitions

Patrick Heron: Oil Paintings
The Redfern Gallery, United Kingdom
01-02-1958 ~ 01-03-1958

Abstract Impressionism: An Exhibition of Recent Paintings arranged by Lawrence Alloway and Harold Co
Laing Art Gallery, United Kingdom
10-05-1958 ~ 31-05-1958

Abstract Impressionism: An Exhibition of Recent Paintings arranged by Lawrence Alloway and Harold Co
Arts Council (Nottingham University), United Kingdom
19-02-1958 ~ 19-03-1958

Abstract Impressionism: An Exhibition of Recent Paintings arranged by Lawrence Alloway and Harold Co
Arts Council Gallery (Cambridge), United Kingdom
12-04-1958 ~ 03-05-1958

Abstract Impressionism: An Exhibition of Recent Paintings arranged by Lawrence Alloway and Harold Co
Arts Council Gallery (London), United Kingdom
11-06-1958 ~ 28-06-1958

Middle Roads: Four British Abstract Painters: Adrian Heath, Patrick Heron, Roger Hilton, Bryan Wynte
Manchester City Art Gallery, United Kingdom
01-06-1961 ~ 01-07-1961

Patrick Heron: Works from 1956 to 1969
Waddington Galleries, United Kingdom
13-02-2002 ~ 16-03-2002


Bibliography

Middle Roads: Four British Abstract Painters: Adrian Heath, Patrick Heron, Roger Hilton, Bryan Wynter, 1961
Published by Manchester City Art Gallery

Patrick Heron, 1994
Published by Phaidon Press Limited

Patrick Heron I, Artscribe: The Fifties I, no. 34, 1982

Patrick Heron: Oil Paintings, 1958
Published by The Redfern Gallery

Patrick Heron: Works from 1956 to 1969, 2002
Published by Waddington Galleries







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