Nancy Horrocks (1900 - 1989)
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Red and Black by Nancy Horrocks
Red and Black. 1963


Abstract artist with a fine feeling for texture. Born in Compton, Hampshire, daughter of the architect Brook T. Kitchen. She attended Winchester High School, also studying at Slade School of Art. Horrocks was included in WIAC and travelling exhibitions, 1958-65; New Vision Centre Gallery and Knott Gallery, Dallas, 1964; and in 1965, Bradford and Northampton City Art Galleries and Grosvenor Gallery. Solo exhibitions included AIA Gallery, 1960 and New Gallery, Belfast, 1965. Abstract artist thought highly of her work, writing that 'The quality... in all her works is directness.'