Berenice Sydney

1944–1983

Berenice Sydney, ‘Monoprint with Red Hand’ 1973
Monoprint with Red Hand 1973
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Biography

Berenice Sydney (1944–1983), born Berenice Frieze, professionally known as 'Berenice', was a prolific English artist who produced a substantial body of work from 1964 until her death in 1983. Her oeuvre consists of paintings on canvas and paper, drawings, prints, children's books, costume design and performance. A memorial exhibition of her work was held at the Royal Academy in 1984 followed by solo shows in Italy, Abu Dhabi, the Gulf of Bahrain, Switzerland and Britain. Her work continues to be featured in print and watercolour shows held in Burlington House. Her work is in over 100 private and public collections.

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