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Ron King - Alphabets, Bandits and Collaborations Ron King Alphabets Bandits and Collaborations

Ron King - Alphabets, Bandits and Collaborations

Item Code: BK-RK-ABC-cat
Medium
Catalogue
Subject
King, Ron
Date of Work
2019
Height (cm)
27
Width (cm)
23
Base price $12

A beautiful 48 page catalogue with essay by Andrew Lambirth and illustrated with photographs of Ron King's 2019 Goldmark exhibition work.
Ron King PortraitRon King has had an artistic life that spans a multi faceted and inspiring 60 years.  His iconographic work is marked by a distinctive, fresh and often pioneering approach. As an artist his work can’t be pinned down to by genre but it does have an approach that is hallmarked by a distinctively curious, questioning and energetic approach.

He picked up a scholarship at Chelsea for his painting and then several art awards when he emigrated to Canada, with his wife and sculptor Willow Legge in 1956.  Here he worked as an art director in McLean Hunter publishing house.  In 1960 Ron returned to the UK with his family to paint for his first one-man show in Toronto.  In 1961 while teaching at Farnham School of Art he took up printmaking, which led to a contract in 1964 with the well known print publishers Editions Alecto.  Unable to publish his first book ‘The Prologue to Chaucer's Canterbury Tales’ with them, he followed through the project himself and formed Circle Press.
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