Patrick Procktor, Christopher Gibbs, watercolour, 1967. Private collection © The Redfern Gallery/Patrick Procktor Estate


• Patrick Procktor London show

A show of work by Patrick Procktor and the contemporary artist Neil Haas will open at The Approach, London, later this month. Dates are 24th May to 17th June 2018.

Further details will follow on the gallery website:



• John Blackburn monograph

The monograph John Blackburn: The Human and the Abstract is now at the production stage. Along with a substantial essay written by myself, it will also include contributions by Christopher Johnstone, Andrew Lambirth and Furse Swann. The book will be published by Sansom & Company, and launched with an exhibition of Blackburn’s work at Osborne Samuel, London, in September.


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