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Four-Part Double-Square
© the artist's estate. Photo credit: Southampton City Art Gallery

Four-Part Double-Square 1991

Jean Spencer (1942–1998)

Southampton City Art Gallery

Artist and teacher, born in Hampshire, who made her first constructed reliefs as a student at Bath Academy of Art, 1960–3, then studied at University of Sussex. She showed widely in Britain and on the continent, including the Systems exhibitions of 1969–73; with the Arbeitskreis from 1977; in 1977–8 she produced Working Information, a series of publications and drawings by Systematic-Constructive artists; later worked with the Exhibiting Space project; and was included in Colour Presentations, Gardner Centre Gallery, University of Sussex, and tour, 1986.

Text source: 'Artists in Britain Since 1945' by David Buckman (Art Dictionaries Ltd, part of Sansom & Company)

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