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SH.6 (Phoenix)
© Yale Center for British Art. Photo credit: Yale Center for British Art

SH.6 (Phoenix) 1984

John Golding (1929–2012)

Yale Center for British Art

(b Hastings, Sussex, 10 Sept. 1929). British painter and art historian. He is probably best known as an eminent scholar of 20th-century art, particularly for his standard book Cubism: A History and an Analysis, 1907–1914 (1959; rev. edns. 1968 and 1988), but he has also made a reputation as an abstract painter. He taught history of art at the Courtauld Institute 1962–81 and in 1976–7 he was Slade professor at Cambridge University.

Text source: The Oxford Dictionary of Art and Artists (Oxford University Press)

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