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Allen Jones (1937-), Artist

Sitter in 11 portraits
Artist of 3 portraits
Artist, printmaker and teacher of art, Jones studied at Hornsey Art School (1955-59) and the Royal College of Art (1959-60). An early Pop artist, Jones is best known for his stylish, brightly coloured paintings on themes such as buses, man/woman figures and images of glamour. From the mid 1960s his work was known for its fetishistic images, including female figures in the form of furniture pieces and metal cut-outs. Jones was elected a member of the Royal Academy in 1986.

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Allen Jones

by Allen Jones
oil on canvas, 1959-1960
NPG 5911


Roger Daltrey

by Allen Jones
pencil and crayon, 1981
NPG 5912


Darcey Bussell

by Allen Jones
oil on canvas, 1994
On display in Room 32 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 6252