20/21 British Art Fair

20/21 British Art Fair

Maurice Cockrill

1936-2013

Kingdom Red 1996

Cockrill’s first solo exhibition was held in 1984 in London.  He rapidly established an international reputation, with subsequent solo exhibitions being held in Dusseldorf and with Bernard Jacobson both in London and New York.  A retrospective was held at the Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool in 1995 and a further retrospective at the Royal West of England Academy in 1998.  Cockrill’s work has been included in many group exhibitions throughout Europe and in Australia.

Public Collections

British Museum

Arts Council of Great Britain

Welsh Arts Council

Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool

Contemporary Arts Society

University of Liverpool

Granada Television

D G Bank

Unilever

Kunstmuseum Dusseldorf

Centro Cultural Arte Contempraneo, Polanco, Mexico

Atkinson Art Gallery, Southport

Ulster Museum, Belfast

The Leicester Collection

Royal Academy of Arts, London

oil on canvas61 x 61 cm (24 x 24 ins)
Framed size: 79 x 79 cm (31 x 31 ins)

signed, dated 1996 and titled verso

Provenance:

Bernard Jacobson Gallery
Private Collection, 2008 - 2015

Gallery Notes:

Kingdom Red is part of the major groups and series of Cockrill’s paintings produced in the 1990’s including Wheat, Generation and Portable Kingdom. It relates closely to one of his most monumental compositions Scarlet Progress.

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