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Copyright estate of the artist
 Hilton, Roger (1911 - 1975)
UK

Painting February March, 1954

Oil on canvas;
152.5 x 157 cm
Abstraction After WWII

UID 102-266



Biography

British painter born in Northwood, Middlesex. From 1929-31 he studied at the Slade School and was awarded the Ozpen Bursary in 1930. From 1931-39 he studied at the Académie Ranson, Paris, under Professor Roger Bissière. 1954-56, lecturer at Central School of Art and Crafts, London, 1958, exhibited at ICA, London, 1960, Waddington Galleries, London, British Painting 1720-1960, Pushkin Gallery, Moscow. In 1957 he was working in Cornwall, in 1959 was a prizewinner at the “2nd John Moores Liverpool Exhibition”, and in 1963 he was awarded first prize at the “4th John Moores Liverpool Exhibition”. In 1964 he was awarded the UNESCO prize at the 33rd Venice Biennale. In 1972 abandoned oil painting for gouache, due to illness. 1974 Retrospective, Serpentine Gallery, London, and in 1993-94 Hayward Gallery, London.



Exhibitions

Nine Abstract Artists
The Redfern Gallery, United Kingdom
01-01-1955 ~ 31-12-1955

Special Display of Roger Hilton
Tate - Britain, United Kingdom
01-01-1992 ~ 30-12-1992

Roger Hilton Retrospective
Hayward Gallery, United Kingdom
01-01-1992 ~ 31-12-1993

Postwar British Art from the Collection of Ken Powell
Courtald Gallery, United Kingdom
01-01-1992 ~ 31-12-1993

The Berardo Collection
Sintra Museu de Arte Moderna - Colecção Berardo (SMAM-CB), Portugal
17-05-1997 ~ 31-08-1997


Bibliography

Nine Abstract Artists, 1955
Published by The Redfern Gallery

The Berardo Collection – Sintra Museum of Modern Art, 1996
Published by Sintra Museu de Arte Moderna - Colecção Berardo
ISBN 9729739105







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