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David Prentice

 (1936 - 2014)
David Prentice was active/lived in England.  David Prentice is known for landscape, mountainscape painting.

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David Prentice


Following is an obiturary of Andrew Dempsey, Monday 2 June 2014

The painter David Prentice, who has died aged 77, had an unusual trajectory as an artist. In the 1960s, when he was one of the founders of the Ikon Gallery in Birmingham, his work was hard-edged, abstract, close to the Op art of a period when young artists and architects were full of ideas for new beginnings. David's art was about new forms, his hero Piet Mondrian.

In the late 1980s, when he returned to full-time painting after a career teaching others, it was to the tradition of English landscape painting. For many years thereafter, his subject was the Malvern Hills, which he knew intimately from countless walks with sketchpad in hand. The forms of the hills wer  ...  Displaying 750 of 4830 characters.



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About  David Prentice

Born:  1936
Died:   2014
Known for:  landscape, mountainscape painting