Alan Green

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Alan Green (born December 22, 1932 in London , † May 7, 2003 in Monmouth ) was a British graphic artist , painter and draftsman. He is one of the artists of Concrete Art .

life and work

Alan Green grew up in London and studied illustration and graphic design at the Beckenham School of Art from 1949 to 1953 . From 1953 to 1955 he did military service as a cartographer in Korea and Japan, where he visited the Japanese potter Shoji Hamada (1894–1978). From 1955 to 1958 Green continued his studies at the Royal College of Art . In 1958 the sculptor June Barnes and Green married. The couple had two daughters. From 1958 to 1959 Green taught at Hornsey College of Art , and met Maurice de Sausmarez , John Hoyland and Brian Fielding . He taught at Leeds College of Art from 1961 to 1966 and finished teaching at Ravensbourne College in Kent in 1974 .

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  1. The Guardian Alan Green-An artist dedicated to integrating his life and work through craft and color accessed on January 19, 2015 (English)
  2. The Independent Margaret Garlake Alan Green Abstract painter with definite ideas accessed on January 19, 2015 (English)
  3. ^ Catalog for documenta 6: Volume 1, page 78: Painting, Plastic / Environment, Performance, 1977 ISBN 3-920453-00-X
  4. art report Alan Green ( Memento of the original from January 28, 2015 in the Internet Archive ) Info: The archive link was inserted automatically and has not yet been checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice. accessed on January 19, 2015 @1@ 2Template: Webachiv / IABot /