Artist biography

Adrian STOKES b. 1902

Writer and painter. Born 27 October 1902 in London. Read Philosophy, Politics and Economics at Magdalen College, Oxford, 1920–3. Studied art at the Euston Road School in the late 1930s. Lived at Carbis Bay, near St Ives, 1939–46. Among his published books are The Thread of Ariadne 1925, The Stones of Rimini 1934, Colour and Form 1937, Cézanne 1947, Michelangelo 1956, Greek Culture and the Ego 1961, and Painting and the Inner World 1963. Trustee of the Tate Gallery since 1961.

Published in:
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, II