Richard Allen


Richard Allen, ‘Untitled Systems painting (six sections)’ 1972
Untitled Systems painting (six sections) 1972
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Richard Allen (February 8, 1933 – February 9, 1999) was a British Minimalist, Abstract, Systems, Fundamental, and Geometric painter and printmaker. Allen worked prolifically from 1960 until his death, in 1999, from motor neurone disease.

During the winter of 2016/2017 Tate Britain exhibited its Richard Allen work, Six Panel Systems Painting (1972), in a BP Spotlight display.

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