From the 1950s Heron’s work became heavily focussed on the abstraction of form and colour to its simplest elements.
Blue Painting : September 1961 – September 1962
121.9 × 182.9 cm
Oil paint on canvas
Date of work
Original: Oil paint on canvas Private collection © Estate of Patrick Heron. All Rights Reserved, DACS 2018 Photo: Courtesy the Estate of Patrick Heron
Patrick Heron (1920-1999) is widely recognised as one of the most innovative figures in twentieth-century British art. He worked as a painter, critic and polemicist throughout his life and played a major role in the development of post-war abstract art.