(1937 - 2011)
Gordon Fazakerley was active/lived in Denmark, England. Gordon Fazakerley is known for Post-war abstract expressionist painting.
Biography Gordon Fazakerley
Following is the obituary of the artist by Margaret Lipsey of The Guardian, August 10, 2011;
My cousin Gordon Fazakerley, artist and poet, who has died in his adopted country, Denmark, aged 74, spent more than five decades there, but remained a Merseysider at heart.
Born in Widnes, he eschewed the family grocery business to enroll, in the face of family opposition, at Liverpool School of Art and then the Central School of Arts and Crafts in London. He had his first solo exhibition in 1959 at the Institute of Contemporary Art, organized by Herbert Read and Lawrence Alloway when Gordon was doing his national service.
In 1961, using winnings from his part-time bookmaker's job, he travelled to Sweden and came into c
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