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Michael ANDREWS | Good and bad at games
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Michael ANDREWS
Great Britain 1928 – 1995
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Good and bad at games 1964-68
synthetic polymer ink and oil on canvas
screenprint and oil on canvas
commercially prepared linen canvas
installed (approx.) 152.4 (h) x 620.0 (w) cm
each 152.4 (h) x 203.4 (w) cm
not signed, not dated
Purchased 1978
NGA 1978.974.A-C
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Biography

Michael Andrews was born in Norwich on 30 October 1928 and studied at the Slade School of fine Art, London, from 1949 to 1953. He first exhibited in 1953 in the group exhibitions 'Four Young Artists' at Beaux Arts Gallery, London, and 'Young Painters' at the Institute of Contemporary Art, London, and held his first solo exhibition at Beaux Arts Gallery in 1958. He began teaching at Norwich Art School in 1959, then in 1960 at Chelsea School of Art, and finally at the Slade from 1963 to 1966. In 1964 he was represented in the survey exhibitions 'British Painting in the 60s' at Whitechapel Art Gallery, London, and 'Painting and sculpture of a Decade 1954-64' at the Tate Gallery, London. In 1971 he contributed to 'The Slade 1871-1971' at the Royal Academy of Arts, London. Since 1974 he has held a number of solo exhibitions at Anthony d'Offay Gallery, London. In 1980-81 he was given a large retrospective by the Arts Council of Great Britain and in 1981 was represented in the exhibition 'Eight Figurative Painters' at Yale Centre for British Art, New Haven, Connecticut. He was also represented in the exhibition 'British Art in the 20th Century' at the Royal Academy of Art in1987. The Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh, mounted an exhibition of his landscapes in 1991. Andrews lives and works in Norfolk.

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