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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 painting
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 painting
Basil BeattieWitness and Tower, 1992Oil on canvas
84 x 72 inches
Huxley-Parlour Contact Gallery
Now and Again by Basil Beattie contemporary artwork painting
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 painting
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 painting
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 painting
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 painting
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 painting
Basil BeattieLadder and Step Series #17, 2018oil stick and paint on paper
48 x 38 cm
Two Rooms Contact Gallery

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