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Ian McKeever is a sculptor, painter, draughtsman, photographer and teacher. He was born into an Irish Catholic family in Withernsea, Yorkshire. In 1965 he took a place at the St Katherine's Dock Studios and it was here that he came into contact with several hugely influential artists such as Albert Irvin, Mark Boyle and Bridget Riley. In 1971 he was invited to teach at the Slade School of Fine Art and in 1981 he published his manifesto 'Black and White or How to Paint with a Hammer'.
oil & acrylic on canvas
H 106.5 x W 74.5 cm
purchased from the Bernard Jacobson Gallery, 1995
inscribed with title and name