Rose Finn-Kelcey

1945–2014

Rose Finn-Kelcey, ‘The Restless Image: a discrepancy between the felt position and the seen position’ 1975
The Restless Image: a discrepancy between the felt position and the seen position 1975
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Biography

Rose Finn-Kelcey (4 March 1945 – 13 February 2014) was a British artist, born in Northampton. Finn-Kelcey grew up in Buckinghamshire as part of a large farming family, and went on to study at Ravensbourne College of Art and Design, and later Chelsea College of Art in London. She died on 13 February 2014 of motor neurone disease. She lived and worked in London from 1968.

Finn-Kelcey worked in a variety of media including performance, video, sound, installation, sculpture, photography, papercut and posters.

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Rose Finn-Kelcey: A Restless Spirit by Lisa Milroy

Ahead of the first posthumous exhibition of works by Rose Finn-Kelcey (1945–2014), artist Lisa Milroy remembers her inspirational friend

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