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John Wells  1907-2000, UK

(John Clayworth Spencer Wells, John Wells)
Rank (2014): 25931 – 

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United Kingdom 36
Portugal 3
Brazil 1

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to top Most exhibitions held at:

  Austin/Desmond Fine Art, United Kingdom 13
  Paisnel Gallery, United Kingdom 3
  Belgrave Gallery St Ives, United Kingdom 3

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27.7.1907 Born in London, England (UK)

28.7.2000 Died in Newlyn, CON, England (UK)

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Public exhibitions (Selection) 43  Please report missing Information

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   John Wells - Ave Lux - Honey Space, New York City, NY

   John Wells - Centenary Exhibition - Jonathan Clark & Co, London
   John Wells Centenary Display - Tate St. Ives, St. Ives, Cornwall

   John Wells - Jonathan Clark & Co, London


to top Group shows   39

   Treasures in MK - Milton Keynes Gallery, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire

   Hidden In Plain Sight - Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery, Plymouth
   Three Modern British Artists - Wilson Stephens & Jones, London
   Mixed Exhibition - Austin/Desmond Fine Art, London

   20th Century British Art, Spring 2012 - Paisnel Gallery, London
   Landscape - Paintings, Drawings and Prints - Redfern Gallery, London
   Honey Me To Tears - Honey Space, New York City, NY

   20th Century British Art - Paisnel Gallery, London
   St. Ives Modernism - Belgrave Gallery St Ives, St. Ives, Cornwall
   Aspects of British Sculpture and Painting - Lemon Street Gallery, Truro, Cornwell
   St. Ives Exhibition 2011 - Belgrave Gallery St Ives, St. Ives, Cornwall
   Modern British Paintings: A Gallery Selection - Austin/Desmond Fine Art, London

   MMXMAS - Belgrave Gallery St Ives, St. Ives, Cornwall
   Aspects Of Modern British Art 2010 - Austin/Desmond Fine Art, London
   20th Century British Art 2010 - Paisnel Gallery, London

   Aspects Of Modern British And Irish Art 2009 - Austin/Desmond Fine Art, London
   Stanley William Hayter To Richard Hamilton: Post-war British Printmaking 1945-1979 - Austin/Desmond Fine Art, London
   Post War British Art And Ceramics - Austin/Desmond Fine Art, London

   Aspects Of Modern British Art 2008 - Austin/Desmond Fine Art, London
Description and image  Modern and Contemporary Prints - Osborne Samuel, London

   Spotlight on St Ives: From the Arts Council Collection - University Gallery and Baring Wing - Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne
   a north light - cynosure - Pier Arts Centre, Stromness, Orkney, Scotland

   Aspects Of Modern British Art 2006 - Austin/Desmond Fine Art, London
   The Modern British Artist As Printmaker 1919-2003 - Austin/Desmond Fine Art, London
   Modernism in St Ives - Tate St. Ives, St. Ives, Cornwall

   Elements of Abstraction: Space, Line and Interval in Modern British Art - Southampton City Art Gallery, Southampton

   Word of Mouth, A Selection: Part I - Dinter Fine Art, New York City, NY
   The Pier Arts Centre Collection - Kettle's Yard, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Description and image  Twentieth Century British Art - In association with Scolar Fine Art - Osborne Samuel, London

   Aspects Of Modern British And Irish Art 2003 - Austin/Desmond Fine Art, London
   Recent gifts, loans and bequests - Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh, Scotland

   Aspects Of Modern British And Irish Art 2002 - Austin/Desmond Fine Art, London
   Artistas Britânicos - Trabalhos sobre Papel - Casa da Cerca - Centro de Arte Contemporânea, Almada
   Twentieth Century British Printmaking. From William Nicholson To Howard Hodgkin - Austin/Desmond Fine Art, London

   Aspects Of Modern British Art - Austin/Desmond Fine Art, London

  Centro de Arte Moderna - CAM -  Fundação Calouste GulbenkianLinhas de Sombra - Centro de Arte Moderna - CAM - Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon Send message

  Centro de Arte Moderna - CAM -  Fundação Calouste GulbenkianDesenhos Britânicos Na Colecção Do Centro De Arte Moderna José De Azeredo Perdigão - Centro de Arte Moderna - CAM - Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon Send message

   I Bienal de São Paulo 1951 - Bienal de Sao Paulo, São Paulo

   1950 Aspects of British Art - ICA - Institute of Contemporary Arts London, London


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United Kingdom

 Austin/Desmond Fine Art, London
 Jonathan Clark & Co, London
 Wilson Stephens & Jones, London


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