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Patrick Heron

(British, 1920–1999)

the brushwork series by patrick heron

Patrick Heron

The Brushwork Series

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Biography

Timeline

1920
Born on January 30th in Headingley, Leeds, Yorkshire
1935 - 1939
Works as designer for his father’s firm, Cresta Silks
1937 - 1939
Studied at the Slade School of Art
1944 - 1945
Assistant at Bernard Leach’s pottery, St Ives
1944 - 1950
Works as designer for his father’s firm, Cresta Silks
1945 - 1958
Critic for New English Weekly, New Statesman and Nation and Arts (New York)
1945
Moves to Holland Park, London
1953 - 1956
Taught at the Central School of Art, London
1956
Moves to Eagles Nest, Zennor, Cornwall
1958
Moves into Nicholson’s studio at Porthmeor, St Ives

Exhibitions

2008
The Effect Haim Steinbach, Waddington Galleries, London
2005
Patrick Heron: Gouaches from 1961 to 1996, Waddington Galleries, London
1998
Tate Gallery, London
1993
Inaugural Exhibition, Tate St Ives, Cornwall
1985
Barbican Art Gallery, London
St Ives 1939-64, Tate Gallery, London
British Art in the Twentieth Century: The Modern Movement, Royal Academy, London
1979
Oriel Gallery, Cardiff
1977
British Painting 1952-1977, Royal Academy of Arts, London
1972 - 1973
Decade: Painting, Drawing and Sculpture in Britain 1940-9, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London, touring to Southampton, Durham, Carlisle, Manchester, Bradford and Aberdeen

Literature

2001
Patrick Heron, Fiona MacCarthy, Tate Gallery, London
1998
Patrick Heron, Tate Gallery, London
1994
Patrick Heron, Mel Gooding, Phaidon, London
1988
Patrick Heron, Vivien Knight, John Taylor/Lund Humphries, London