Albert Irvin RA
9 months ago
“Like a bomb going off”: how Albert Irvin found abstraction
In the 1950s when British painter Albert Irvin RA caught a glimpse of the explosive New York Abstract Expressionism scene, he abandoned his still-lifes and began conjuring pure sensation and emotion on his canvases. A new show at Whitford Fine Art looks at these early forays into abstract work.
< 3 years ago
Our pick of this week’s art events: 24 – 30 July
From the exuberant paintings of the late Albert Irvin RA to the Alice Anderson’s series of objects mummified entirely in copper thread, we guide you through the week’s top art events.
> 3 years ago
Remembering Albert Irvin RA
Basil Beattie remembers his friend and fellow Academician, the painter Albert Irvin RA, who has died at the age of 92.
> 7 years ago
In the studio with Albert Irvin RA
Evidence of Albert Irvin’s thirst for adventure on canvas can be seen in the east London studio he has occupied for over 30 years.