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FROST, TERRY

Tolcarne Moon Blue.

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Tolcarne Moon Blue. 1997. Signed numbered. 42/150. Printed by Coriander Studio.

63 x 63 cm (approx. 24.8 x 24.8 inches)

British Abstract Artist

Terry Frost, born 1915 was an English artist noted for his abstracts.  He attended Camberwell School of Arts and the St Ives School of Art. In 1951, he worked as an assistant to the sculptor Barbara Hepworth.  Frosts academic career included teaching at bath Academy of Art, the Cyprus College of Art and the University of Leeds.  Later he became Artist in Residence and Professor of Painting at the Department of Fine Art of the University of Reading. 


In 1922, he was elected a Royal Academician and he was knighted in 2000. 

He married Kathleen Clarke in 1945. They had five sons and one daughter.  Two of his sons, Adrian and Anthony Frost and a Luke, a grandson also became artists.