Malcolm Morley

1931–2018

Malcolm Morley, ‘Mariner’ 1998
Mariner 1998
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Biography

Malcolm A. Morley (June 7, 1931 – June 1, 2018) was a British-American artist and painter. He was known as an artist who pioneered in varying styles, working as a photorealist and an expressionist, among many other styles.

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Malcolm Morley

Malcolm Morley is admired for his refusal to settle into a style or a way of making art that is ...
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BP Artist Talk: Malcolm Morley

The artist, winner of the first ever Turner Prize in 1984, gives a lecture on his work.

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Thinking drawing: Vija Celmins

Simon Grant1 and Vija Celmins

Vija Celmins was born in Latvia in 1938, fled with her family to Germany in advance of the Soviet army ...

Tate Etc. issue 6: Spring 2006

Tate Etc. issue 6; Spring 2006 online version of Tate magazine

High fidelity: Malcolm Morley

Carter Ratcliff

Malcolm Morley was an early practitioner of superrealist painting. He then won the first Turner Prize in 1984 after having ...

Use your illusions: The Summer of Love II

Neil Mulholland

Summer of Love: Art of the Psychedelic Era at Tate Liverpool explores the psychedelic in the 1960s. Neil Mullholland explores ...

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