David Inshaw

born 1943

David Inshaw, ‘The Badminton Game’ 1972–3
The Badminton Game 1972–3
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David Inshaw (born 21 March 1943 in Wednesfield, Staffordshire, England) is a British artist who sprang to public attention in 1973 when his painting The Badminton Game was exhibited at the ICA Summer Studio exhibition in London. The painting was subsequently acquired by the Tate Gallery and is one of several paintings from the 1970s that won him critical acclaim and a wide audience. Others include The Raven, Our days were a joy and our paths through flowers, She did not turn, The Cricket Game, Presentiment and The River Bank (Ophelia).

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Group of British artists founded in 1975 who aimed to revive the painting of figure subjects in idyllic rural settings

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