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John Wells

 (1907 - 2000)
John Wells was active/lived in England.  John Wells is known for geometric abstract painting, relief constructions.

Biography  
John Wells


John Wells (July 27, 1907 - 2000) was an artist and maker of relief constructions, associated with the St Ives group.

He was born in London, and trained as a doctor at University College Hospital.  He learned to paint at evening classes at St Martin's School of Art.  From 1936 to 1945, he worked as a General Practitioner for the Isles of Scilly.  After the Second World War, he decided to pursue a full-time career as an artist.  At that time he settled in Newlyn, Cornwall and became closely involved with the renowned artistic community at the nearby town of St. Ives.

He was the co-founder of the Crypt Group and the Penwith Society of artists.  He worked with Barbara Hepworth from 1950 to 1951 and exhibi  ...  Displaying 750 of 1244 characters.



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About  John Wells

Born:  1907 - London, England
Died:   2000 - Penwith Peninsula, Cornwall, England
Known for:  geometric abstract painting, relief constructions