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The Dancers..2001..acrylic on canvas
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Anthony Benjamin

1931 - 2002)
Studied with Leger in Paris 1951. From 1955-60 he lived between St Ives and Paris. In 1957 he was awarded a French Government Fellowship for painting and printmaking and studied with W S Hayter at Atelier 17 in Paris and during 1960/61 he worked in Italy on an Italian Government Fellowship.

Between 1961 and 1973 Anthony lectured and taught in the United Kingdom, the United States and Canada. He returned to London in 1973.

For the last 10 years of his life Anthony lived and worked in North Norfolk until his death in February 2002

Anthony was a member of the Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.

His late paintings inspired by the music and colours of Morocco have been exhibited at Elm Hill Contemporary Art since 2000. A full CV is available in two publications : Anthony Benjamin ‘Listening to Colour’ 2000 and the catalogue for an exhibition at the Belgrave Gallery, St Ives in October/November 2002 'Anthony Benjamin (1931-2002)' Text by Chris Stevens 2002 both published by Hope Sufferance Press

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