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Adrian Heath (1920-1992)

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Composition by Adrian Heath
Composition. 1962 Sold
 
Biography
Abstract painter, at first influenced by Victor Pasmore's Euston Road style. Born in Burma, he studied at Newlyn School of Art under Stanhope Forbes in 1938 and at the Slade School in Oxford 1939. Joined the R.A.F. in 1940. He was a prisoner of war in Germany 1942–5 but returned to the Slade 1945–7. Heath exhibited at the London Group from 1949 when he showed his first abstract works. His first one-man exhibition was at the Redfern Gallery 1953. He was visiting lecturer at Bath Academy, Corsham and Chairman of the A.I.A. from 1955. Author of 'Abstract Art, its Origin and Meaning' 1953.