21st Century Gallery
Original Mixed Media Painting 'abstract Forms' By Herman Shapiro. B.1933. Initialled and Dated 65
REF: 2707 / LA362500
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Herman Shapiro was born in London in 1933 and then settled in Scotland. He studied at Camberwell School of Arts and Crafts (1949-54) where he was taught and greatly influenced by Bloch, Minton, and Vaughan and was associated with the acclaimed Camberwell Group. By the mid-1950s he had begun a career as an art teacher in local schools in South Wales and went on to lecture at Cardiff College of Art. His paintings and sculpture are mostly based on the female figure, more recently in a domestic environment. He also paints the open, figureless, landscape. His work is held in permanent collections of the Welsh Arts Council and National Museum of Wales and in many private collections in the UK and Europe. Exhibitions Include: Young Welsh Artists; Royal Academy; Royal Cambrian Academy of Art; Royal West of England Academy; Contemporary Arts Society for Wales; Piccadilly Gallery, London; Howard Roberts Gallery, Cardiff. Provenance; Purchased directly from the artist.
21st Century Gallery has clarified that the Original Mixed Media Painting 'abstract Forms' By Herman Shapiro. B.1933. Initialled and Dated 65 (LA362500) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being c.1970
The painting is in good condition
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