Anthony Whishaw

Anthony Whishaw

Concepts
Explorations of memory, experience and ideas of experience, from landscape, interiors, human predicament attempting to capture and play with images jostling to form- just before perception - a kind of mental cubism. Works, on the edge of representation, varying in intent, scale, depiction, try to reconcile illusion/allusion, abstract/figurative, past/present pictorial languages to create
an autonomous, unforeseen visual experience.Influences
Aesthetic/Formal concern, The human figure, Psychology, Ideas of memory and experience, British, European Art.Career path
Qualifications:
1955 ARCA (1st class hons), Royal College of Art
1952 NDD, Chelsea School of Art

Teaching Experience:
1958/90 Part-time Lecturer, Chelsea School of Art, BA and MA
1963/90 Part-time Lecturer, St. Martin's School of Art, BA
Royal Academy (occasional) - MA
Canterbury - BA

Areas of work:
Exhibiting


Collections:
City Art Galleries, Sheffield
Power Art Gallery
Huddersfield Art Gallery
Arts Council of England, Collection
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Tate Gallery, London
Royal Academy, London
Museo de Arte Moderno, Murcia, Spain
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