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artist , educator

Allen Jones, British artist, educator. Recipient prix des Jeunes Artistes, Paris Biennale, 1963, Art and Work award Wapping Arts Trust, 1989, Heitland Foundation award, Germany, 1995. Trustee British Museum, 1990-1999.

Background

Jones, Allen was born on September 1, 1937 in Southampton, Hampshire, England. Son of William and Madeline (Aveson) Jones.

Education

NDD, Hornsey School Art, London, 1959. ATD, Hornsey School Art, 1960. Student, Royal College Art, 1961.

Career

London 1963, one-man exhibitions in United Kingdom, United States of America, Switzerland, Federation Republic of Germany, Italy, Australia, Japan, Netherlands, Belgium] Austria, Scandinavia since 1963; many group exhibitions of paintings and graphic work; tours in Mexico, Canada 1975, Shenyang, Hong Kong 1982, Australia Stuttgart 1987, Federation Republic of Germany, United States of America 1991-1992;; first travelling retrospective, Europe 1979-1980; Commercial Mural Project, Basel 1979; designs for TV and stage in Federation Republic of Germany and United Kingdom; exhibition at Seoul Institute Art Festival 1990-1991; sculptures at Liverpool Garden Festival 1984, Cotton’s Atrium, London 1987, Sterling Hotel, London 1990; Trustee British Museum 1990; Prix des Jeunes Artistes, Paris Biennale 1963, Art and WorkTeacher lithography, London, 1961-1963. Guest professor art University of California at Los Angeles, University of Southern Florida, Tampa, Hamburg, Berlin. Designer for stage and television, England, Federal Republic Germany, 1968-1980.

Works

  • painting

    • The Battle of Hastings

    • Diva

    • Untitled

    • Chair

    • Leg-Splash

    • Wet Seal

    • Cafe Noir

    • Right Hand Lady

    • Cut-a-Way

    • Crazy Horse

    • Untitled

    • Hatstand

    • Chest

    • One Way Traffic

    • Man Woman

    • Pour Les Levres

    • Table

Membership

Trustee British Museum, 1990-1999.

Connections

Married Janet Bowen, December 1964 (divorced 1978). Children: Thea, Sarah. Married Deirdre Morrow, 1994.

father:
William Jones

mother:
Madeline (Aveson) Jones

spouses:
Deirdre Morrow

Janet Bowen

children:
Thea Jones

Sarah Jones