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Adrian Heath

(1920-1992), Artist

Sitter in 6 portraits
Born in Burma, Heath studied art under Stanhope Forbes at Newlyn, Cornwall. In 1939 and 1945-47, he attended the Slade School of Fine Art, London. Heath was a central figure in the development of post-war avant-garde art in Britain and his contemporaries included Terry Frost, Victor Pasmore and Anthony Hill. His essay Abstract Art: Its Origins and Meaning was published in 1953. Heath taught at Bath Academy of Art (1955-76) and the University of Reading (1980-85) and was a senior fellow at the Glamorgan Institute of Higher Education (1977-80).

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Adrian Heath, by Lord Snowdon - NPG P797(18)

Adrian Heath

by Lord Snowdon
bromide print, 8 August 1963
NPG P797(18)

Adrian Heath, by Ida Kar - NPG x131083

Adrian Heath

by Ida Kar
vintage bromide print, 1959
NPG x131083

Adrian Heath, by Ida Kar - NPG x131084

Adrian Heath

by Ida Kar
vintage bromide print, 1959
NPG x131084

Adrian Heath, by Ida Kar - NPG x131085

Adrian Heath

by Ida Kar
vintage bromide print, 1959
NPG x131085

Adrian Heath, by Bob Collins - NPG x128702

Adrian Heath

by Bob Collins
modern bromide fibre print from original 35mm negative, 1971
NPG x128702

Adrian Heath, by Bob Collins - NPG x34124

Adrian Heath

by Bob Collins
bromide fibre print, 1971
NPG x34124


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