Tied Up, Newlyn

Sir Terry Frost (1915 - 2003)

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  • About the work
    Location
    Country: Canada
    City: Ottawa
    Place: British High Commission
  • About the artist
    Sir Terry Frost was born in Leamington Spa. He was imprisoned while serving in the war but afterwards studied at Camberwell School of Arts, London, then settled in St Ives in 1950, where he worked as assistant to Barbara Hepworth. In 1951, after meeting the artist Roger Hilton, he began to use construction and collage. In 1952 Frost’s first major exhibition in London led to several decades of solo and group exhibitions around the world. In 1960 he visited the USA and met leading Abstract Expressionists Mark Rothko and Barnett Newman, and art critic Clement Greenberg. Knighted in 1998 for his contribution to British art, Frost continued to make paintings and prints as well as designing ceramics and textiles right up to his death in 2003.
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    Places
    England, Cornwall
    Materials & Techniques
    screenprint
  • Details
    Title
    Tied Up, Newlyn
    Date
    Medium
    Screenprint
    Acquisition
    Purchased from the Paisnel Gallery, October 1999
    Inscription
    below image: 32/75 / Tied Up, Newlyn / Terry Frost
    Provenance
    Paisnel Gallery
    GAC number
    17401