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Terry Frost - British Artist From Art History

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Historical Artist - Terry Frost (1915 - 2003)

Sir Terry Frost was one of the leading members of the St. Ives painters. He began painting in 1943 while he was in prisoner of war camp. Upon his release, he studied under Coldstream and Pasmore at the Camberwell School of Art. For a time thereafter, he painted in the Euston Road School style before turning to abstraction. He is also a respected art teacher, working at many schools including Reading University. His career included teaching at the Bath Academy of Art, serving as Gregory Fellow at the University of Leeds, and teaching at the Cyprus College of Art. Later he became the artist in residence and Professor of Painting at the Department of Fine Art of the University of Reading. In 1992, he was elected a Royal Academician and he was knighted in 1998.

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