John Hoyland

John Hoyland RA
(1934 - 2011)

The chief exponent of a style of abstraction associated with the theory’s of the American critic Clement Greenberg. His paintings are done in a rich vein of colour usually utilising simple forms such as triangles or other quadrilaterals. Two of his paintings were included in the 2002 summer show at the Royal Academy of Art in London but to many peoples dismay were not for sale. John Hoyland was the Head teacher of painting at the Royal Academy of Art, where he guided future generations of artists to strive for the pinnacles he had reached.
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