Albert Irvin, the painter, who has died aged 92, started out in the 1950s as a figurative artist of the kitchen sink school, but after discovering Willem de Kooning, Jackson Pollock and Mark Rothko at a famous Tate exhibition in 1956 he reinvented himself as an exponent of a dazzlingly vigorous abstract expressionism, becoming one of Britain’s most respected abstract artists.

Albert Irvin, artist - obituary

Albert Irvin, the painter, who has died aged 92, started out in the 1950s as a figurative artist of the kitchen sink school, but after discovering Willem de Kooning, Jackson Pollock and Mark Rothko at a famous Tate exhibition in 1956 he reinvented himself as an exponent of a dazzlingly vigorous abstract expressionism, becoming one of Britain’s most respected abstract artists.

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Powerfully rendered: Francis Bacon's 'Three Studies for a Portrait of Lucian Freud' (est £7m-£9m)

The Pixel Painter

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Joseph Mallord William Turner Paintings, Moonlight on Lake Lucerne with the Rigi in the Distance

Joseph Mallord William Turner Paintings, Moonlight on Lake Lucerne with the Rigi in the Distance

Minecraft Pixel Painters - ANJINHO E QUEIJO

Minecraft Pixel Painters - ANJINHO E QUEIJO

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