Roger Hilton was a unique voice in post-war British art. Often associated with the ‘middle generation’ of St Ives painters – Frost, Heron, Lanyon, Wynter – he spent much of his career in London, where his work was deeply influenced by European avante-garde movements such as tachisme and CoBrA.
Willem Sandberg 1956 by Karel Appel, (1921–2006), a Dutch painter, sculptor, and poet. He started painting at the age of fourteen and studied at the Rijksakademie in Amsterdam in the 1940s. He was one of the founders of the avant-garde movement Cobra in 1948.