OBITUARIES

Obituaries of artists from, or closely associated with, the British Isles

2015

Ivor AdamsCharles Bartlett • Moira Beaty • Denis Bishop • William Bowyer John Busby •  Roger Cecil Robert ClatworthyRon CostleyAlfred Daniels • Ray ExworthCatherine FriedMoira GemmillSheila GirlingJames Gowan • Rigby GrahamMichael Graves Martin Honeysett John “Hoppy” Hopkins John Hopwood Albert Irvin Ron Jones Mike King • Jack Knox Doug Luke Sargy Mann Steve Mills Richard Morris Cavendish Morton Robin Page Felicity Powell Gwilym PrichardNoreen RiceNicola Russell • Brian Sewell • Peter Sisam • Katharine Talati Janet Turner Derek Walker Fritz Wegner Marion Whybrow  Paul Woodrow

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MIKE KINGGādı̣n, SJATeḷgraf (top)

2001 Grand National
2001 Grand National

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MARION WHYBROW: Gādı̣n (top)

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PAUL WOODROWGādı̣n (top)

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BRIAN SEWELL: ĀtnyzpeprBBCGādı̣n 1,  Gādı̣n 2Teḷgraf (top)

Photo: David Levenson
Photo: David Levenson

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JAMES GOWAN: Ācitects’ JrnlGādı̣n, Teḷgraf (top)

"Structural feats and forceful geometries. Stirling and Gowan’s Engineering Building represented a shift from the functionalist doctrines of the postwar period." Photograph: Alamy
“Structural feats and forceful geometries. Stirling and Gowan’s Engineering Building represented a shift from the functionalist doctrines of the postwar period.” Photograph: Alamy

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ALFRED DANIELS: Gādı̣n (top)

Lost London Bridge, by Alfred Daniels
Lost London Bridge, by Alfred Daniels

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JOHN BUSBYGādı̣n, Scotsmn (top)

Gannets by John Busby
Gannets by John Busby

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NOREEN RICE: Indpndnt (top)

"Her works hang in collections from Tokyo to the United Nations in New York"
“Her works hang in collections from Tokyo to the United Nations in New York”  

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PETER SISAMGādı̣n (top)

"In the late 1950s Peter Sisam gave technical and logistical support in making the first all-African colour feature film, Freedom"
“In the late 1950s Peter Sisam gave technical and logistical support in making the first all-African colour feature film, Freedom”

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GWILYM PRICHARD: BBC Gādı̣n Wales Online (top)

Above Rhostryfan, oil on canvas, 1982. Photograph: Harry Heuser
Above Rhostryfan, oil on canvas, 1982. Photograph: Harry Heuser

INDEPENDENT 22 September 2013

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IVOR ADAMSTeḷgraf  (top)

Ivor Adams with one of his owl sculptures
Ivor Adams with one of his owl sculptures

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 CHARLES BARTLETTGādı̣n (top)

Photograph: Emma Mason
Photograph: Emma Mason

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MOIRA BEATYGādı̣n (top)

"Moira Beaty signed the Official Secrets Act in 1942 and did not talk about her work at Bletchley Park until the late 1980s. She went on to become a highly regarded artist and teacher"
“Moira Beaty signed the Official Secrets Act in 1942 and did not talk about her work at Bletchley Park until the late 1980s. She went on to become a highly regarded artist and teacher”

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DENIS BISHOPIndipndnt (top)

"A versatile and flexible illustrator, he had extensive hands-on experience gained from working as creative head of several advertising agencies"
“A versatile and flexible illustrator, he had extensive hands-on experience gained from working as creative head of several advertising agencies”

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WILLIAM BOWYER: Gādı̣n (top)

The Thames, by William Bowyer
The Thames, by William Bowyer

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ROGER CECILGādı̣n (top)

Photograph: Bernard Mitchell
Photograph: Bernard Mitchell

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ROBERT CLATWORTHY: Gādı̣n Teḷgraf  (top)

Robert Clatworthy in 1986 with one of his Horseman and Eagle sculptures. Photograph: Jane Bown
Robert Clatworthy in 1986 with one of his Horseman and Eagle sculptures. Photograph: Jane Bown

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RON COSTLEYGādı̣n (top)

Ron Costley applied his penmanship to his Christmas cards, which took familiar quotations or poems and transformed them with elegant hand lettering
“Ron Costley applied his penmanship to his Christmas cards, which took familiar quotations or poems and transformed them with elegant hand lettering”

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RAY EXWORTHGādı̣n (top)

Since 1975, Ray Exworth’s works have rarely been seen outside Cornwall, his adopted home. Photograph: Chris Chapman
“Since 1975, Ray Exworth’s works have rarely been seen outside Cornwall, his adopted home.” Photograph: Chris Chapman

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CATHERINE FRIED: Gādı̣n (top)

“Catherine Fried went in 1960 to Paris, where she lived in the famous Beat Hotel on the Rive Gauche.” Photograph: The Guardian

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MOIRA GEMMILLGādı̣n Teḷgraf  (top)

Moira Gemmill loved design for its own sake, but also believed that it served a public purpose. Photograph: Graham Jepson/PA
“Moira Gemmill loved design for its own sake, but also believed that it served a public purpose.” Photograph: Graham Jepson/PA

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SHEILA GIRLINGGādı̣n Indipndnt Teḷgraf  (top)

Beyond a Dream, 1992, by Sheila Girling. Photograph: Bolton and Quinn
Beyond a Dream, 1992, by Sheila Girling. Photograph: Bolton and Quinn

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RIGBY GRAHAMGādı̣n  Teḷgraf (top)

Brighton Pier, woodcut, 1988, by Rigby Graham. Courtesy of Goldmark Gallery
Brighton Pier, woodcut, 1988, by Rigby Graham. Courtesy of Goldmark Gallery

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MICHAEL GRAVES: Gādı̣n Indipndnt Teḷgraf  (top)

The Portland Building in Oregon. Photograph: Alamy
The Portland Building in Oregon. Photograph: Alamy

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MARTIN HONEYSETTIndipndnt Teḷgraf  (top)

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JOHN ‘HOPPY’ HOPKINSTeḷgraf  (top)

John 'Hoppy' Hopkins in 1968. Photo: Hulton Archive
John ‘Hoppy’ Hopkins in 1968. Photo: Hulton Archive

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JOHN HOPWOOD: Gādı̣n (top)

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ALBERT IRVIN: Gādı̣n Indipndnt Teḷgraf  (top)

Albert Irvin in his studio in 2010. Photograph: Joe Hage/Gimpel Fils
Albert Irvin in his studio in 2010. Photograph: Joe Hage/Gimpel Fils

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RON JONESGādı̣n (top)

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JACK KNOXGādı̣n (top)

Self-portrait, c. 1986

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DOUG LUKEIndipndnt (top)

"Luke had his work cut out for him when it came to photographing a live alligator and Lady Penelope together"
“Luke had his work cut out for him when it came to photographing a live alligator and Lady Penelope together”

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SARGY MANNGādı̣n Teḷgraf  (top)

Sargy Mann said that the paintings he did after losing his sight were better than his earlier works. Photograph: Cadogan Contemporary
“Sargy Mann said that the paintings he did after losing his sight were better than his earlier works.” Photograph: Cadogan Contemporary

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STEVE MILLSGādı̣n (top)

Steve Mills, potter and designer of a simple wood-fired kiln. Photograph: Jo Bowden

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RICHARD MORRISGādı̣n (top)

Richard Morris based his own course on English Gothic architecture around a series of weekly visits to cathedrals and parish churches
“Richard Morris based his own course on English Gothic architecture around a series of weekly visits to cathedrals and parish churches”

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CAVENDISH MORTONIndipndnt Teḷgraf  (top)

Morton's oil painting 'Estuary View' (Island Fine Arts)
Morton’s oil painting ‘Estuary View’ (Island Fine Arts)

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ROBIN PAGEGādı̣n (top)

Robin Page: Protest Song, 1973, "conceived in response to nuclear testing"
Robin Page: Protest Song, 1973, “conceived in response to nuclear testing”

“Ẇ hz hymr nvr rplest sirı̣sṇs az ɖ most rspctbl culčṛl atityd?”

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FELICITY POWELLGādı̣n (top)

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NICOLA RUSSELLGādı̣n (top)

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KATHARINE TALATIGādı̣n (top)

Painting by Katherine Talati of a celestial beauty, 1946
Painting by Katherine Talati of a celestial beauty, 1946

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JANET TURNERGādı̣n AJ (top)

The 2000 RIBA Stirling prizewinning Peckham Library by Alsop Architects, with lighting design by Janet Turner. Photograph: Roderick Coyne
The 2000 RIBA Stirling prizewinning Peckham Library by Alsop Architects, with lighting design by Janet Turner. Photograph: Roderick Coyne

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DEREK WALKER: Ācitects’ Jrnl Gādı̣n Teḷgraf (top)

“Derek Walker’s designs for Milton Keynes combined an infrastructure grid with Capability Brown’s pastoral principles.” Photograph: APS/Alamy

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FRITZ WEGNERGādı̣n Teḷgraf  (top)

Fritz Wegner’s back cover illustration for André Maurois’s Fattypuffs and Thinifers
Fritz Wegner’s back cover illustration for André Maurois’s Fattypuffs and Thinifers

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