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Michael Taylor

 (born 1952)
Michael Taylor is active/lives in United Kingdom.  Michael Taylor is known for painting.

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Biography   Michael Taylor


Michael Taylor was born in Sussex and studied at the Worthing School of Art (1969-70) and Goldsmiths School of Art (1970-73). He has received many awards for his paintings and undertaken a number of important portrait commissions. Four of his works are in the National Portrait Gallery, London: portraits of the musician Julian Bream, the composer Sir John Tavener, and the writer P D James, Baroness James of Holland Park. The artist says of his work, “I see this as a life-long process, involving as it does contemplation, reflection and production” His chosen way of working inevitably leads to a certain complexity of content that only reveals itself with time and familiarity. As Mary Rose Beaumont wrote: “the paintings do not simply record   ...  Displaying 750 of 1053 characters.

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''Interior Reflections'' Self Portrait with a Peach
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