Roger Hilton

Grey Day by the Sea, February 1960

1960
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Grey Day by the Sea, February 1960 looks like an example of the Cornish landscape’s growing influence on Roger Hilton’s abstract works, however the artist wrote about this artwork that ‘In titling my pictures I took a look at them and wrote down the first thing that came into my head. If nothing came I didn't give a title. The picture has no more or less to do with the sea or grey days than any other picture in my exhibition though naturally I hope a little of sea and land and grey days and bright days comes into all of them.’
  • Artist Roger Hilton
  • Artwork Grey Day by the Sea, February 1960
  • Date of work 1960
  • Credit Original: Oil paint on canvas 127 x 101.6 cm © The estate of Roger Hilton
About the artist
Roger Hilton (1911 – 1975) was a British abstract artist. He studied at the Slade School of Fine Art, where he won the Orpen prize in 1930. A pioneer of abstract art in Britain, Mondrian, Art Informel and Tachism were influences on his early work. He moved to Cornwall in 1965 and married fellow artist Rose Phipps. In Cornwall he became a prominent member of the St Ives School of artists, and his semi-figurative abstract works gained him international popularity. He won the John Moores First Prize in 1963, was awarded a CBE in 1968 for his contributions to art.
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