(1943 - 2016)
Geoffrey Rigden was active/lived in England. Geoffrey Rigden is known for abstract geometric painting and sculpture, teaching.
Biography Geoffrey Rigden
Geoffrey Rigden, abstract artist – obituary
Geoffrey Rigden, who has died aged 72, was an abstract painter and sculptor influenced by a love of jazz and an eclectic mix of French and American artists.
Usually produced with a rich palette, Rigden’s images have a remarkable, magnetic quality. Yet, although he exhibited widely and examples of his work are held in public collections, he never become a household name.
Born at Cheltenham on July 22 1943, Geoffrey Rigden was brought up in the household of his maternal grandparents after his father was killed in the war on active service with the RAF and his mother went out to work as a hairdresser.
His grandfather was a commercial artist and amateur painter who enco
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