Artist: Justin Knowles. British 1935-2004
Size: 130mm x 215mm
Details: Aquired directly from the artists family estate.
Prov: Archive number DRLS51PV00/65
Justin Knowles. Signed drawing (British 1935-2004)
This ink drawing is one of 20 available from a series produced by Justin Knowles when in Provence, France during 1965
One of my photos shows the manilla envelope that has archive details DRLS 1-59 PV 00/65 inscribed in pencil. As aquired directly from the Artists estate.
Abstract artist and sculptor, born in Exeter, Devon; self taught as a geometric abstract artist, creating large sculptures and working drawings; after National Service 1955-7 worked in industry and advertising; travelled extensively on the continent and in Africa; taught at Bath Academy of Art 1965 and Exeter College of Art and Design 1974; included in 'The New Generation 1966' at the Whitechapel; several solo exhibitions include Plymouth City Art Gallery 1967, Waddington Galleries 1973 and a retrospective at The National Technical Museum, Prague, 2002.
Justin Knowles’ work is represented in a number of public collections including Tate Britain. His one-man shows within the UK include Serpentine Gallery, London (1970), Museum of Modern Art, Oxford (1970), Waddington Galleries, London (1973), Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art Gallery, Exeter (1997).