Bernard Jacobson Graphics

Ben Nicholson

(British, 1894 - 1982)

crystal by ben nicholson

Ben Nicholson

Crystal, 1967

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curled turkish form by ben nicholson

Ben Nicholson

Curled Turkish form, 1966

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flowing forms by ben nicholson

Ben Nicholson

Flowing forms, 1967

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glasstopped bottle by ben nicholson

Ben Nicholson

Glasstopped bottle, 1967 - 1968

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half mug, half jug by ben nicholson

Ben Nicholson

Half mug, half jug, 1967

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movement by ben nicholson

Ben Nicholson

Movement, 1966

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Biographie

Chronologie

1894
Born in Denham, Buckinghamshire (son of artist Sir William Nicholson)
1903 - 1910
Educated at Heddon Court and at Gresham Court
1910 - 1911
Studied at the Slade School of Fine Art
1912 - 1914
Travelled in France, Italy and Spain
1917 - 1918
Lived in Pasadena, California
1924 - 1935
Member of the 7 & 5 Society
1933
Co-founded Unit One, with Henry Moore, Barbara Hepworth, Edward Burra, Paul Nash and Edward Wadsworth, among others
1937
Together with Naum Gabo and Leslie Martin, edited Circle: International Survey of Constructivist Art
1943 - 1949
Joins St Ives Society of Artists and exhibits with them
1949
Founding member of Penwith Society of Arts in Cornwall

Expositions

1993
Tate Modern, London (retrospective)
1978
Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo (retrospective)
1969
Tate Modern, London (retrospective)
1964
Museum of Fine Arts, Dallas (retrospective)
1961
Kunsthalle, Berne (retrospective)
1955
Tate Gallery, London (retrospective)
1954
Venice Biennale and Tate Modern, London (retrospective)
1952
Detroit Institute of Arts and the Walker Arts Centre, Minneapolis (retrospective)
1944
Leeds Art Gallery (retrospective)
1936
Cubism and Abstract Art, Museum of Modern Art, New York