Peter Lanyon | the artist




The artist Peter Lanyon
Born Febr 8 1918, Saint Ives, Cornwall, UK.
Died Aug 31 1964 Taunton, Sommerset, UK.

Style and technique of the artist: Painting, Documenta Kassel,


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Works in the Tate collection
A native Cornishman, Lanyon was fascinated by the stark beauty of the Cornish coast created by the elemental forces of sea and wind.‘Offshore’ was inspired by a sudden storm at sea observed from several locations during a walk along the shore at St. Ives…
Biography and portraits of the artist
Blue Day’ and ‘North East’
While Lanyon was becoming increasingly conscious of the English landscape tradition American art speeded his development towards a looser and more open kind of painting…


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