As well as employing vibrantly pigmented oil paints in his work Heron also experimented with the textural qualities of the material to add a sense of dynamism.
Interior with Garden Window : 1955
121.9 × 152.4 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.