(1936 - 2013)
Maurice Cockrill was active/lived in United Kingdom. Maurice Cockrill is known for Abstract, mythological, figurative painting.
Biography Maurice Cockrill
Maurice Cockrill was born in Hartlepool in County Durham. He studied at Wrexham Art School and attended University of Reading 1963-4. He then moved to Liverpool where he lived for 18 years, establishing himself as a painter and lectured at the Liverpool College of Art and Liverpool Polytechnic. Cockrill’s Liverpool work employed Pop and Photo-Realist styles. Later he moved towards a more expressionistic figurative style in the 1980s, embarking on a striking series of paintings that were both challenging and visceral. The 1990s saw a renewed interest in landscape and his best works of this period show echoes of the English Neo-Romantics and earlier landscape styles. After exploring figurative art his work became progressively more abstract d
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