(1922 - 2015)
Albert Irvin was active/lived in United Kingdom. Albert Irvin is known for Abstract painting, watercolors, printmaking.
Biography Albert Irvin
Following is the obituary of Albert Irvin by Mike Tooby in The Guardian, London, Web, 27 Mar. 2015.
The artist Albert Irvin, who has died aged 92, created an extraordinary body of abstract paintings, watercolours and prints. His work became prominent in the reinvigoration of British painting in the 1980s and 90s, and latterly became familiar through wide exhibition and reproduction. He made colour sweep and spray over pictorial areas that give the illusion of depth, created by complex and dynamic marks and gestures of the handheld brush. He often took on a grand scale, but also created brilliant and beautifully crafted works on paper.
Irvin’s celebratory approach epitomised the idea of painting as the expression of the
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