Antony Donaldson

born 1939

Antony Donaldson, ‘Take Five’ 1962
Take Five 1962
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Antony Donaldson (born 2 September 1939) is a British painter and sculptor, working in London from the beginning of the 1960s. Notable for his development of visual interplay between abstract and popular imagery, his work is associated with the Pop Art movement and known for his paintings of fast cars and women.

Throughout his career, Donaldson has exhibited extensively in Europe and all over the world and accomplished public and private commissions (especially in Japan and Hong Kong), but also producing many works for architectural projects in London such as the fountain at Tower Bridge Piazza and the large torso in Anchor Court. Later in his career Donaldson turned more to sculpture, using a variety of materials and media.

His works are part of a number of public collections including the British Museum, Museum of Modern Art in New York, the Tate in London, Berardo Collection Museum and Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation in Lisbon, the Walker Art Gallery in Liverpool, Olinda Museums in Pernambuco, Brazil, and the Art Gallery of New South Wales in Australia.

Antony Donaldson lives and works between London and southwest France.

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