Sargy Mann (29 May 1937 – 5 April 2015) was one of the most extraordinary British artists of his generation. Both a landscape and figurative painter, his diverse works are recognisable by their bright colour scheme and focus on light. In his own words: “All my painting life I have tried to combine the fullest experience of space, with particular light and colour.”Read More
Although deeply influenced by Cezanne and Bonnard his paintings attain a remarkable originality. He was always fascinated by the perception of light and colour – both from an artist and scientific point of view. Mann was undeterred by his failing vision and continued finding new ways of seeing, even through his final complete blindness.
Text courtesy Cadogan Contemporary.
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