Sir Terry Frost

Born: 1915-2003

Sir Terry Frost

Sir Terry Frost has become one of the most highly regarded British artists of our time.

He discovered his artistic talent during the four years he spent as a prisoner of war during the second world war. On his return to England he studied at the Camberwell School of Arts and Crafts, enjoying the flourishing scenes of London and St Ives. By the late 1950s he had become established as a leading abstract painter, exhibiting regularly in London and throughout the world.

Printmaking played a key role in Frost's work since his student days. Painting and print became inseparable to him with one medium creating ideas and informing the other. In 1974 he moved to Newlyn in Cornwall, with his wife Kate and 5 children where his love of the region inspired the body of work that we continue to enjoy today.

Sir Terry Frost regrettably passed away on the 1st September 2003.

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