This painting was gifted by the artist to the original owner while both were Under Graduates at Kings College Newcastle University.
A painter, carver and teacher, Matt Rugg was born in Bridgewater, Somerset in 1935. Studying at the University of Newcastle, he was taught by and the worked under Victor Pasmore & Richard Hamilton. He went on to study at Kings college where he became a lecturer. In 1965 he went to Chelsea School of Arts to lecture in sculpture. His shows include - Young Contemporaries, LG, Sculpture Today and Tomorrow at Bear Lane Gallery in Oxford, Twenty Six Sculptors at ICA . The Arts Council holds his Relief Construction, 1960 and Relief Painting, 1964 and The Tate gallery and Leeds City Art Gallery hold his work.
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The painting is mounted and framed in Sapele wood
Painting 61cm x 61cm
Frame 78cm x 78cm x 6cm