Painting Not Painting
Tate St Ives: Exhibition
8 February 11 May 2003
Sir Terry Frost, 'Green, Black and White Movement' 1951

Sir Terry Frost
Green, Black and White Movement 1951
Oil on canvas
support: 1092 x 851 mm
Presented by the Contemporary Art Society 1971© The estate of Sir Terry Frost

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This exhibition foregrounds a major St Ives artist – Terry Frost – in the context of a group of younger artists; Jim Lambie, Victoria Morton, Julie Roberts and Richard Slee, who are unknown in St Ives.

Works by Terry Frost from the 1950s and 1960s and new work are on show.

Jim Lambie makes intriguing objects and installations which draw on the process of painting for their construction. Victoria Morton’s paintings hover between figuration and abstraction and are rich in surface texture and colour. Julie Roberts has created a wall work for the gallery, and Richard Slee is showing recent and new ceramics.