Victor Pasmore

Linear Motif in Black and White

About this artwork

Pasmore visited Ben Nicholson in St Ives in 1950, and soon afterwards followed Nicholson's example in making relief paintings. These reliefs relate to his work with architects and town-planners (he was a consultant architectural designer for the new town of Peterlee from 1955-77). Here, Pasmore takes painting into real, three-dimensional space and conceives the frame - and the space beyond it - as an integral part of the work.

Updated before 2020

  • artist:
    Victor PasmoreEnglish (1908 - 1998)
  • title:
    Linear Motif in Black and White
  • date created:
    1960 - 1961
  • materials:
    Oil and incised lines on boxed wood relief
  • measurements:
    124.50 x 124.50 x 5.00 cm
  • object type:
  • credit line:
    Purchased (Knapping Fund) 1963
  • accession number:
    GMA 834
  • gallery:
  • subject:
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Victor Pasmore

Victor Pasmore