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Brian Rice (1936 -)

Brian Rice's career covers a period of remarkable dedication and innovation as an accomplished painter and printmaker. He was born in 1936 in Yeovil, Somerset and studied at Yeovil School of Art from 1952-56 and then Goldsmiths College, London from 1958-59 (A.C.T. London University 1959). Rice lived and worked in London from 1962-78, where he marked the formative years in his career, strengthening both the conviction of his abstract work and his reputation. During the 1960s, he produced luminous, hard edged abstract paintings and prints, which achieved national and international publicity and acclaim, and quickly found their way into worldwide collections. In 1978, Rice bought a 50-acre farm in West Dorset, where he immersed himself in farming and his only contact with the art world was teaching at Brighton Polytechnic (1972-91). However, he continued to work slowly, developing a visual language that was part of a dialogue with the p


Hokusai's Dream, 1962
Brian Rice
Hokusai's Dream, 1962  For sale
Focus, 1967
Brian Rice
Focus, 1967  For sale 
Red for a Monk, 1962
Brian Rice
Red for a Monk, 1962  For sale 
Design for Hooked Rug, 1965
Brian Rice
Design for Hooked Rug, 1965  For sale 
Drawing for painting No2, 1963
Brian Rice
Drawing for painting No2, 1963  For sale 
Green Cross, 1964
Brian Rice
Green Cross, 1964  For sale 
Forty-Nine, 1965
Brian Rice
Forty-Nine, 1965  For sale