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Biography – Terry Frost [1915-2003]
Terry Frost was born in Royal Leamington Spa in 1915 and after leaving school at 14 has varied jobs before joining the army. When in Create he was captured and sent to a POW camp and finally to Stalag 383.
He studied art at the Leonard Fuller School of Art in 1946 and around this time met Ben Nicholson and Peter Lanyon. The following year Terry Frost joined the Camberwell School of Art being taught by Victor Pasmore. During this time he associated with Ben Nicholson, Barbara Hepworth and Roger Hilton.
From mid 1960’s Terry Frost began his association with Reading University becoming a Professor of Painting, along with teaching in the USA, Norway, Sweden and Canada.
Sir Terry Frost was without question one of Britain’s most distinguished and passionate abstract artists. He enjoyed a career spanning six decades, much of which was spent living and working in south west Cornwall.
He was elected to the Royal Academy of Arts, London in 1992 and was knighted in 1998. The Royal Academy staged a major retrospective of his work, to coincide with his 85th birthday in 2000.
What did Terry Frost paint?
Mainly abstract, many influenced by the Cornish light, colour and geometric shapes.
How did he sign his works?
Signed work : Terry Frost, sometimes with last two digits of the year.
What media did he work in?
Sir Terry Frost painted in oil and watercolour and made prints in etching, aquatint, silkscreen, linocut and lithograph. He also made ceramics, collages and mobiles. He produced commercial art for British Airways.
Did Terry Frost make prints?
Terry Frost was a prolific printmaker ranging from early etchings including “Porthmeor’ in 1949 to the silkscreen and collage ‘Swing Rhythm’ in 2003.
Where did Terry Frost sell?
We see provenance labels from the Waddington Galleries, The Belgrave Gallery St.Ives, Sotheby’s, Bonhams and Christie’s. He also sold directly from his studio.
Terry Frost exhibited at the Leicester Galleries, Waddington Galleries, Tate Gallery, Dartington Hall, New Arts Centre London and the Belgrave Gallery to name a few.Contact Us