Black, Grey and White

1959

Harris, Jeffrey
Jeffrey Harris was born in Leeds, Yorkshire in 1932. From 1948 to 1952 he studied painting at Leeds College of Art. He then went on to complete an Art Teaching Diploma. Between the years 1956 – 1964 Harris lived in St Ives and taught in nearby Hayle. The abstract work 'Black, Grey and White' was painted during this period, and his style is said to embody some of the concerns shared by the artistic community of St Ives at this time - works often based on the experience and phenomena of the Cornish landscape. It was in St Ives that Harris met and married his wife, Gwen Leitch, a painter from Tasmania. Following a period of teaching at the Falmouth School of Art, Cornwall 1966-1969, Harris emigrated to Tasmania with his wife in 1970. In 1971 they moved to Adelaide, South Australia, where Harris lectured at the South Australian School of Art. In 1990 he retired to paint full-time and continues to exhibit widely. Felice McDowell
  • Artwork Details: 122 x 122cm
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  • Material description: oil on board
  • Credit line: © the artist
  • Theme: Abstract
  • Medium: Painting
  • Accession number: AC 547

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