Tom Herbert (Thomas) Fairs
(1925 - 2007)
Tom Herbert (Thomas) Fairs was active/lived in England. Tom Fairs is known for painting, drawing, stained glass, teaching.
Biography Tom Herbert (Thomas) Fairs
Following is the obituary of the artist from The Guardian, London; Sunday, March 25, 2007
Reclusive painter of delights yet to be revealed
Tom Fairs, who has died at the age of 81, was that rare creature in the jungle of the contemporary art world: a reclusive painter who sought no publicity, never staged a solo exhibition - though many galleries would have queued up for the chance to do one - but who painted every day until his final illness, accumulating a wealth of remarkable paintings, most of which have still to be seen by the public. Dealing with the commercial world remained a mystery to Fairs. When finally persuaded to do a two-man exhibition last year, he expressed bewilderment at the p
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