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.

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Name:Ben Nicholson
Dates:1894 - 1982
This artist has 96 artworks in the database. Add more!
Top owners of works by this artist
University of Cambridge - Kettle's Yard(United Kingdom - Cambridge)11 artworks
Tate Britain - London(United Kingdom - London)7 artworks
Pier Arts Centre(United Kingdom - Stromness (Orkney))6 artworks
Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art - National Galleries of Scotland(United Kingdom - Edinburgh)6 artworks
Tate Modern - London(United Kingdom - London)5 artworks
Museum of Modern Art - New York(United States - New York City)4 artworks
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum(United States - New York City)3 artworks
Cleveland Museum of Art(United States - Cleveland, Ohio)3 artworks
Abbot Hall Art Gallery (Lakeland Arts Trust)(United Kingdom - Kendal)3 artworks
Art Gallery of New South Wales - Sydney(Australia - Sydney)3 artworks
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden - Washington DC(United States - Washington, DC)3 artworks

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

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