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Slade School of Fine Art

London. A training school for artists founded in 1871 as part of University College London. It is named after the art collector Felix Slade (1788–1868), who in his will endowed chairs of ...

Slade School of Fine Art

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A Dictionary of Modern and Contemporary Art (3 ed.)

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2015
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Art & Architecture
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... School of Fine Art , London . A training school for artists founded in 1871 as part of University College London. It is named after the art collector Felix Slade ( 1788–1868 ), who in his will endowed chairs of fine art at the universities of London, Oxford, and Cambridge. At Oxford and Cambridge the Slade professorships involve only the giving of lectures for a general audience (many distinguished art historians have held the posts), but in London (where Slade also endowed six scholarships) the college authorities added to his gift by voting money to...

Slade School of Fine Art

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Brewer's Dictionary of London Phrase & Fable

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2011

... School of Fine Art The art school of University College London . It was founded in 1871 with a bequest from the English art collector and philanthropist Felix Slade ( 1788–1868 ) and is concerned with contemporary art and the practice, history and theories that inform it. Past members of the teaching staff include Henry Tonks , Lucian Freud and Roger Fry . Slade School alumni include Spencer Gore , Richard Hamilton , Augustus John , Wyndham Lewis and Rachel Whiteread...

Slade School of Fine Art

Slade School of Fine Art  

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London. A training school for artists founded in 1871 as part of University College London. It is named after the art collector Felix Slade (1788–1868), who in his will endowed chairs of fine art at ...
Felix Slade

Felix Slade  

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(b London, 6 Aug. 1788; d London, 29 Mar. 1868).English art collector and philanthropist. He left a great part of his collection, notable particularly for glass, to the British Museum and in his will ...
John Richardson

John Richardson  

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(1924– )British writer, editor, art dealer, and lecturer. Originally he trained to be a painter, studying at the Slade School. In 1949 he moved to France, where he lived with Douglas Cooper in the ...
Mona Hatoum

Mona Hatoum  

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(1952– )Palestinian installation artist, active in Britain. She was born in Beirut and after civil war broke out in 1975, she moved to London, where she studied at the Byam Shaw School of Art and the ...
George Ault

George Ault  

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(1891–1948).Painter. Often associated with precisionism, he extended the disciplined bounds of that style into a more romantic form of expression. Born in Cleveland, as a child he moved with his ...
Henry Varnum Poor

Henry Varnum Poor  

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(1887–1970).Painter and ceramist. A singular artist-craftsman, as a painter he focused on figural works but also executed landscapes and still lifes. In addition, he created murals, ceramics, and ...
Raymond Briggs

Raymond Briggs  

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(1934– )London‐born author‐illustrator of children's books, educated at Wimbledon School of Art and the Slade School of Fine Art; best known for his comic‐strip style employed in long‐standing ...
Augustus Edwin John

Augustus Edwin John  

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(1878–1961)British painter and draughtsman, who is best known for his portraits and for the appealing spontaneity of his style. He was admitted to the OM in 1942.Born in Tenby, the son of a Welsh ...
David Storey

David Storey  

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(1933– ),novelist and playwright, the son of a Yorkshire miner; he was educated at the Slade School of Fine Art. He worked as professional footballer, teacher, farm worker, and erector of show tents, ...
Wethered, Maud Llewellyn

Wethered, Maud Llewellyn (15 February 1898)   Reference library

Benezit Dictionary of British Graphic Artists and Illustrators

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2013

...Maud Llewellyn British , 20th century, female. Born 15 February 1898 , in Bury (West Sussex); Died 1990 . Sculptor , engraver . Daughter of Vernon Wethered, Maud Wethered studied at the Slade School of Fine Art in...

Wood, Wilfrid René

Wood, Wilfrid René (1 December 1888)   Reference library

Benezit Dictionary of British Graphic Artists and Illustrators

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2013

...Wilfrid René British , 20th century, male. Born 1 December 1888 , in Manchester; Died 1976 . Watercolourist , engraver . Urban landscapes. Wilfrid René Wood studied at the Slade School of Fine Art in London. Museum and Gallery Holdings Manchester: five views of...

Slade, Felix

Slade, Felix   Reference library

The Oxford Dictionary of Art (3 ed.)

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Current Version:
2004
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Art & Architecture
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..., Felix ( b London, 6 Aug. 1788 ; d London, 29 Mar. 1868 ). English art collector and philanthropist. He left a great part of his collection, notable particularly for glass, to the British Museum and in his will he endowed chairs of fine art at the universities of London (University College), Oxford, and Cambridge. The professorships at Oxford and Cambridge involve only the giving of lectures, intended for a general audience, but in London the Slade School of Fine Art, opened in 1871 , is an institution giving practical instruction. The first...

Lewis, Wyndham

Lewis, Wyndham (1882–1957)   Reference library

The Oxford Guide to Literary Britain & Ireland (3 ed.)

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2009
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...Wyndham ( Percy Lewis ) ( 1882–1957 ), novelist , editor , and artist : educ. Rugby and London ( Chelsea : Slade School of Fine Art) late 1890s; decorates Restaurant de la Tour Eiffel, London ( Soho : Percy St.); visits Edith Sitwell in London ( Kensington ). Blast ! 1914 , The Apes of God 1930...

Mitford, Hon. Nancy Freeman

Mitford, Hon. Nancy Freeman (1904–73)   Reference library

The Oxford Guide to Literary Britain & Ireland (3 ed.)

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2009
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...Freeman ( 1904–73 ), novelist : b. London ( Chelsea ); childhood in London ( Kensington ); educ. London ( Marylebone ); lives in Batsford 1916–19 , Asthall 1919–26 , Swinbrook from 1926 ; educ. Slade School of Fine Art; lives in Chiswick ; works in a bookshop in London ( Mayfair ); buried in Swinbrook . Wigs on the Green 1935 , The Pursuit of Love 1945 , Love in a Cold Climate 1949...

Willing, Ethel Mary

Willing, Ethel Mary (1874)   Reference library

Benezit Dictionary of British Graphic Artists and Illustrators

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2013

...Ethel Mary British , 19th – 20th century, female. Born 1874 , in London. Painter , engraver (etching) . Ethel Mary Willis studied at the Slade School of Fine Art in London. She made etchings. Museum and Gallery Holdings Toronto Wellington (Mus. of New Zealand Te Papa...

Williams, Morris Meredith

Williams, Morris Meredith   Reference library

Benezit Dictionary of British Graphic Artists and Illustrators

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2013

...Morris Meredith British , 19th – 20th century, male. Born in Cowbridge (Glamorgan). Painter , engraver , illustrator , stained glass painter . Designs for stained glass. Morris Meredith Williams studied at the Slade School of Fine Art, London, and was married to Alice Williams. Museum and Gallery Holdings Liverpool: Dying Summer ; Gilt Bronze ; Sister...

Rogers, Claude

Rogers, Claude   Reference library

The Oxford Dictionary of Art (3 ed.)

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Current Version:
2004
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Art & Architecture
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90 words

...1907 ; d London, 18 Feb. 1979 ). British painter of portraits, landscapes, and genre scenes. With William Coldstream and Victor Pasmore he founded the Euston Road School in 1937 and he became one of the leading upholders of its sober figurative tradition, although in his later work the underlying abstract quality of the composition became of more importance. Much of his career was devoted to teaching, notably at the Slade School, 1949–63 , and Reading University, where he was professor of fine art, 1963–72...

Goh, Ee Choo

Goh, Ee Choo (1962)   Reference library

Benezit Dictionary of Asian Artists

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2013

...Ee Choo Malayan , 20th – 21st century, male. Born 1962 , in Singapore. Painter (mixed media). After studying at the school of fine arts in Nanyang, Ee Choo Goh went to London in 1988 for a postgraduate degree at the Slade School of Art. He has taken part in numerous collective exhibitions (Singapore, Thailand, Japan, Taiwan, USA, Hong Kong, Malaya, Indonesia and Denmark) and received several commissions. Auction Records Singapore, 5 Oct 1996 : Awakening ( 1994 , mixed media/paper, 16½ × 23¼ ins/42 × 59 cm) SGD...

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