Ben Nicholson
(English, 1894 - 1982)
This person is associated with: Abstract art

One of the best known abstract painters in 20th Century British art, he was one of the founders of the St Ives's School, Cornwall.  Nicholson started out as a landscape and still life painter but after a visit to Paris in 1924 he was enthused by cubism and started producing abstract paintings.  he was married to the sculptor Barbara Hepworth and during World War II they moved to Cornwall.

Name:Ben Nicholson
Dates:1894 - 1982
Nationality:English
Sex:No data
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Tate Britain - London(United Kingdom - London)6 artworks
University of Cambridge (use if the location is not known)(United Kingdom - Cambridge)6 artworks
Abbot Hall Art Gallery(United Kingdom - Kendal)5 artworks
Pallant House - Chichester(United Kingdom - Chichester, West Sussex)2 artworks
The British Council(England - London)2 artworks
Brighton and Hove Museum & Art Gallery(United Kingdom - Brighton)1 artworks
Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art(United Kingdom - Edinburgh)1 artworks
Ashmolean Museum - Oxford(United Kingdom - Oxford)1 artworks
National Trust - UK(United Kingdom)1 artworks
Stanley and Audrey Burton Art Gallery - Leeds(United Kingdom - Leeds)1 artworks
Sheffield City Art Galleries(England - Sheffield)1 artworks

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This person died fewer than 70 years ago (in 1982).