1960s Sculpture and Works on Paper
Sat 14 Sept - Sat 2 Nov 2019
Foxlowe Arts Centre Gallery
Born in Mow Cop, Staffordshire in 1937, Enos Lovatt attended the Burslem School of Art, Stoke-on-Trent before going to the Royal College of Art in 1959 where he mixed alongside many of the British modern art greats including David Hockey and Peter Blake. After graduating he returned to his native Staffordshire to lecture at Burslem. Later living in Wolstanton, Newcastle-under-Lyme with his potter wife Ione Peries where they based their art & ceramic studio. In 2017 Enos moved to Bristol to be closer to his family where he sadly passed away in December 2018 aged 81.
Burslem based Barewall Art Gallery are delighted to bring this exhibition of large ceramic sculpture and works on paper, by Enos Lovatt to the Foxlowe Art Gallery. All paintings are original, signed and dated by Enos, most were painted in the 1960s with three from the 1970s. His sculptures are all from the 1960s.
This collection of work captures those early years after Enos left the Royal College. Striking, vibrant and bold these art works are over 50 years old and yet feel current and fresh. The pieces can be authentically identified as being inspired by great 20th century art movements including Cubism and Abstract Expressionism.
This exhibition will help you to discover this highly talented artist unveiling works from his studio for the very first time, whose contemporaries are acclaimed as some of Britain’s most collected artists.
For more information about Enos Lovatt please visit www.barewall.co.uk or call 01782 258 843.