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European Artists

Anna Schellberg – German Artist

Anna Schellberg – German Artist

Anna Schellberg is a multi-faceted artist from Hamburg (Germany) who initially comes from a journalistic background. Her personal history also always has an impact on her art. With her paintings Anna Schellberg wants to tell stories. Shattered dreams, lost hopes or broken personalities find their way into her art, but also the intertwining of past, […]

Arthur Maderson (1942)

Arthur Maderson (1942)

Born in 1942 in London, Arthur Maderson studied Fine Art from 1959 to 1963 at Camberwell School of Art, South London, where in 1963 he won the Anna Berry Award in open competition with graduates from all leading art schools in England. Camberwell was not in the forefront of avant-garde art schools but rather placed […]

Basil Blackshaw (1932)

Basil Blackshaw was born in Northern Ireland in 1932 and studied in the Belfast College of Art from 1948 – 1951. In 1951 he was awarded a scholarship by the Committee for the Encouragement of Music and the Arts to study in Paris. He was initially acclaimed for his master of traditional approaches to painting. […]

Brian Vallely (1941)

Irish Artist J.B. Vallely, a painter and musician, was born in 1941 into a Co. Armagh family which had a strong cultural involvement in sport and language. At the age of seventeen he sold his first painting in 1958. He then went on to study at the Belfast College of Art from 1959 where he […]

Hughie O’Donoghue RA (1952)

Born in Manchester in 1953 to Irish parents, Hughie O’Donoghue has been exhibiting internationally, in solo and group exhibitions, since 1982, gaining a reputation as one of the leading painters of his generation. His paintings are included in important public collections, including the National Gallery, London; the Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester; and the Arts Council […]

James Brohan (1952)

James Brohan (1952)

James Brohan, one of Ireland’s favourite artists, is now a master in looking as well as painting. His attention to his subjects, result in wonderful versions of places and people. Brohan favours the palette knife when producing his paintings. This choice of tool has developed into what is now his favoured technique, impasto. The textural […]

Jan Verhees

Jan Verhees

Jan works with acrylics, oil paints, pastels and various mixing techniques on canvas, paper and wood-panels, or expresses his ideas in the shape of small sculptures (mainly bronze a ‘cire perdue’. Jan doesn’t feel bound by established schools or ‘ismn’, but likes to make -while working- use of all available means and possibilities; this in the […]

John Behan (1938)

John Behan (1938)

Born in Dublin in 1938, and now living and working near Galway city where he continues to vary his style of expression, John Behan is firmly established as a sculptor of international stature. After an apprenticeship in metal work and welding, the foundations for Behan’s success were laid in the sixties, when he trained in […]

Kenneth Webb (1927)

Kenneth Webb (1927)

Internationally known artist Kenneth Webb was born in London in 1927 and grew up in Glouctershire on the Welsh border. He was educated in Bristol Grammar School, Lydney Grammar and School of Art where he obtained HSC and Slade Scholarship. In 1949 his works were first shown at the Royal Academy in London In 1953 […]

Louis le Brocquy (1916)

Louis le Brocquy was born in Dublin in 1916. From 1934 to 1938 he studied Chemistry at Trinity College, Dublin and then left Ireland to study the collections in European museums and galleries before settling for a time in London. He began painting in 1939. In 1958 he married the Irish painter Anne Madden and […]

Norah McGuinness HRHA (1901)

McGuinness was an Irish painter and illustrator born in 1901 in Derry. From 1921 she studied at the Dublin Metropolitan School of Art. She obtained a commission ot illustrate Sterne’s ‘A Sentimental Journey’. She attended the Chelsea Polytechnic in London before spending the 1920s working in Dublin as a book illustrator and stage designer. From […]

Patrick Scott (1921)

Patrick Scott was born in County Cork, Ireland in 1921. His first exhibition was in 1944, however he trained as an architect and didn’t become a full-time artist until 1960. Scott was best known for his gold paintings and abstracts incorporating geometrical forms in gold leaf against a pale background. His paintings are in several […]

Paul Henry (1876)

Paul Henry was born on 11th April 1876 in Belfast and became one of Ireland’s greatest twentieth-century landscape painters. In his own words, Paul wanted to capture in his work “the very soul of Ireland”. When he was fifteen, he went to the Royal Belfast Academical Institution where he had already decided to become an artist. […]

Robert Ballagh (1943)

Born in Dublin in 1943, Robert Ballagh studied architecture and worked as an engineering draughtsman, a musician and a postman before taking up painting in 1967. He represented Ireland at the Paris Biennale in 1969. Major survey exhibitions of his work have taken place in Lund, Warsaw, Sofia and Moscow. In 2006 the RHA Gallery […]

Sean Scully (1945)

Sean Scully is considered to be one of the world’s leading abstract painters. Born in Dublin and raised in London, he now lives between New York and Germany. Scully studied at Croydon College of Art and Newcastle University. He settled in New York after being awarded a graduate fellowship at Harvard in the early 1970s. Scully has […]

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