Patrick Caulfield

Patrick Caulfield Patrick Caulfield studied at the Chelsea School of Art from 1956 to 1960, and at the Royal College of Art from 1960 to 1963, where his fellow pupils included David Hockney and Allen Jones. After he left, he returned to Chelsea as a teacher. In 1964, he exhibited at the New Generation show at London`s Whitechapel Gallery, which resulted in him being associated with pop art. From around the mid-1970s he began to incorporate more detailed, realistic elements into his work, After Lunch (1975) being one of the first examples. Still-life: Autumn Fashion (1978) contains a variety of different styles. Typically, he used flat areas of simple colour surrounded by black outlines.[3] Some of his works are dominated by a single hue. After Lunch, 1975, Tate Gallery. In 1987 Caulfield was nominated for the Turner Prize and in 1996 he was made a CBE. The estate of Patrick Caulfield is represented by Alan Cristea Gallery, London.

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