JOHN WALKER

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John Walker (born 1939) is an English painter and printmaker. He has been called “one of the standout abstract painters of the last 50 years.” Walker studied in Birmingham at the Moseley School of Art, and later the Birmingham School of Art and Académie de la Grande Chaumière in Paris. Some of his early work was inspired by abstract expressionism and post-painterly abstraction, and often combined apparently three-dimensional shapes with “flatter” elements. These pieces are usually rendered in acrylic paint. In the early 1970s, Walker made … Read More