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

Basil Beattie Recent Exhibitions

Contemporary art exhibition, Basil Beattie, Pathfinder at Huxley-Parlour, London
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17 January–15 February 2020 Basil Beattie Pathfinder Huxley-Parlour, LondonLondon
Contemporary art exhibition, Basil Beattie, Ladder and Step Series at Two Rooms, Auckland
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13 July–11 August 2018 Basil Beattie Ladder and Step Series Two Rooms, AucklandAuckland

Basil Beattie Represented By

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

Basil Beattie In Related Press

Basil Beattie Drawings at Two Rooms, Auckland Related Press Basil Beattie Drawings at Two Rooms, Auckland 16 August 2018, EyeContact

Senior English painter and ex-Goldsmiths teacher, Basil Beattie, has had a couple of shows already at Two Rooms. This new display in the narrow upstairs gallery presents twenty works on paper, using oil paint and paint stick, rendering symbolic climbing devices like ladders (he uses flattened loops as rungs) and staircases (diagonally stacked up...

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Basil Beattie In Video & Audio

Basil Beattie | Pathfinder Related Video & Audio Basil Beattie | Pathfinder 6 January 2020, Huxley-Parlour

Huxley-Parlour Gallery are pleased to present an exhibition of works by acclaimed Royal Academician, Basil Beattie. Dating from 1989 through to 2004, the works in the forthcoming exhibition chart the development of Beattie’s work throughout the 1990s. The exhibition will include six large-scale paintings, that testify to Beattie’s skill as a...

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