Inner Sea

Lewty, Simon

An artist whose works sometimes mix text with picture. A British painter, born in Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands, Lewty studied first at Mid-Warwickshire School of Art, then, from 1957 to 1960, at Hornsey College of Art. He came to prominence in the 1980s with a solo exhibition at the Serpentine Gallery. Lewty creates work that mixes text with picture. Some of his pictures are based on a map of Warwickwhire, where he used to live, and he draws images symbolizing his memories of the place. His work is represented in a number of public collections, including the British Museum and the V & A. Inner Sea was bought with the aid of a contribution from the LACF in 1995.


Other pieces in our collection

Three Rocks

Barns-Graham, Wilhelmina

1952, Oil on canvas, 61.6 x 106.7

Location Piece

Morris, Robert

1973, Sculpture relief in lead and aluminium, 53.5 x 53.5

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