Created in 1983, the energetic colours and expansive mark making techniques in this work demonstrate the progression of Heron’s abstract painterly language during his long career.
Four Blues with Pink : July 1983
96.5 × 121.9 cm
Oil paint on canvas
Date of work
Original: Oil paint on canvas Heron Family 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.