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Kenneth Martin (1905-1984), Painter and sculptor; husband of Mary Martin

Sitter in 2 portraits
Artist of 2 portraits
With his wife Mary Martin, Kenneth Martin was a leading figure in the Constructionist movement in Britain. His early figurative work gave way in the 1940s to increasingly abstract paintings and from 1951 he produced geometric sculptures, built mainly in metal.

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Mary Adela Martin (née Balmford)

by Kenneth Martin
pastel, circa 1934
NPG 6011


Kenneth Martin

by Kenneth Martin
oil on board, 1940s
NPG 5996