b. 1935, United Kingdom

Basil Beattie Biography

Basil Beattie is a British artist, born in West Hartlepool, County Durham, England. His work revolves around abstraction and is known for its emotive and gestural forms. Beattie attended the West Hartlepool College of Art from 1950 until 1955. He continued his education at the Royal Academy schools from 1957 until 1961.

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He then began a long teaching career: during the 1980s and 1990s, Beattie taught at Goldsmiths College in London. He retired from the role in 1998, spending a further year as assessor at the Chelsea School of Art.

Basil Beattie Featured Artworks

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Mark This Place by Basil Beattie contemporary artwork painting
Basil Beattie Mark This Place, 1998 Oil and wax on canvas
84 x 78 inches
Huxley-Parlour Contact Gallery
Witness and Tower by Basil Beattie contemporary artwork painting
Basil Beattie Witness and Tower, 1992 Oil on canvas
84 x 72 inches
Huxley-Parlour Contact Gallery
Now and Again by Basil Beattie contemporary artwork painting
Basil Beattie Now and Again, 1996 Oil on canvas
84 x 78 inches
Huxley-Parlour Contact Gallery
When First is Last and Last is First by Basil Beattie contemporary artwork painting
Basil Beattie When First is Last and Last is First, 1999 Oil and wax on canvas
84 x 78 inches
Huxley-Parlour Contact Gallery
Ladder and Step Series #23 by Basil Beattie contemporary artwork painting
Basil Beattie Ladder and Step Series #23, 2018 oil stick and paint on paper
48 x 38 cm
Two Rooms Contact Gallery
Ladder and Step Series #36 by Basil Beattie contemporary artwork painting
Basil Beattie Ladder and Step Series #36, 2018 oil stick and paint on paper
61.5 x 51 cm
Two Rooms Contact Gallery
Ladder and Step Series #3 by Basil Beattie contemporary artwork painting
Basil Beattie Ladder and Step Series #3, 2018 oil stick and paint on paper
48 x 38 cm
Two Rooms Contact Gallery
Ladder and Step Series #17 by Basil Beattie contemporary artwork painting
Basil Beattie Ladder and Step Series #17, 2018 oil stick and paint on paper
48 x 38 cm
Two Rooms Contact Gallery

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Two Rooms contemporary art gallery in Auckland, New Zealand Two Rooms Auckland

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