Following is the newspaper obituary of the artist by John Halkes, published in The Independent,
Cornwall, March 25, 1993.
THE SCULPTOR Denis Mitchell lived
just long enough to hear the news of the opening of his last major solo
exhibition at the gallery Flowers East at London Fields. This
retrospective exhibition was first mounted in St Ives for his 80th
birthday last June, and it encapsulated all his remarkable gifts which
came from a long life dedicated to making art.
Mitchell was born in 1912 in Wealdstone,
Middlesex. At the age of one he moved to South Wales, his mother's home
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