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Richard Smith, CBE (27 October 1931 – 15 April 2016) was an English painter and printmaker. He produced work in a range of styles, but was often associated with colour field painting.
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British painter is known for his use of intense color and sculptural supports derived from tent manufacture and resembling kites in structure. He attended the Royal College of Art, and moved to New York in 1959 on a fellowship, resulting in a one-man show at the Green Gallery there in 1961. He returned to Britain in the 1960s and 1970s but in 1978 he settled in Patchogue, New York.
British, English
Artist, Painter, Sculptor
Richard Smith, Charles Richard Smith, II Richard Smith, Richard IV Smith
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