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Michael Ayrton

Overview page. Subjects: Art.

(b London, 20 Feb. 1921; d London. 16 Nov. 1975).

British painter, sculptor, stage designer, book illustrator, writer on art, and broadcaster. His career was often marred by ill...

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Ayrton, Michael (20 February 1921)

Edited by Stephen Bury.

in Benezit Dictionary of British Graphic Artists and Illustrators

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Graphic Design and Typography. 1355 words.

The son of the art critic and poet Gerald Gould and the feminist Labour Party activist Barbara Ayrton, Michael Ayrton

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Ayrton [formerly Ayrton Gould], Michael (1921–1975), artist and writer

T. G. Rosenthal.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art. 2607 words.

Ayrton [formerly Ayrton Gould], Michael (1921–1975), artist and writer, was born at 3 Hamilton Terrace, St John's Wood, London, on 20 February 1921, the only child of Gerald Gould...

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Michael Ayrton

Overview page. Subjects: Art.

(b London, 20 Feb. 1921; d London. 16 Nov. 1975).

British painter, sculptor, stage designer, book illustrator, writer on art, and broadcaster. His career was often marred by ill...

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Ayrton, Michael

Ian Chilvers.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Art and Artists

P ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art. 192 words.

(b London, 20 Feb. 1921; d London. 16 Nov. 1975).

British painter, sculptor, stage designer, book illustrator, writer on art...

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Ayrton, Michael

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Art. 322 words.

Born 20 Feb. 1921; s of late Gerald Gould, poet and critic, and late Barbara Ayrton Gould; m 1951, Elisabeth (née Walshe); died 17 Nov. 1975

painter, sculptor,...

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AYRTON, Michael (1921 - 1975), Painter, sculptor, illustrator, stage set designer

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

January 2006; p ublished online November 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art; Biographical Studies. 1442 words.

British, 20th century, male.

Born 20 February 1921, in London, in Hoyland (Yorkshire) according to some sources; died 17 November 1975.

Painter, sculptor (bronze),...

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Ayrton, Michael (1921–75)

Ian Chilvers and John Glaves-Smith.

in A Dictionary of Modern and Contemporary Art

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Art. 345 words.

British painter, sculptor, theatre designer, graphic artist, film-maker, writer, and broadcaster, born in

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Ayrton, Michael (1921–75)

Ian Chilvers and John Glaves-Smith.

in A Dictionary of Modern and Contemporary Art

P ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Art. 358 words.

born in London, son of the poet Gerald Gould and the Labour politician Barbara Ayrton. After leaving school at the age of fourteen, he studied at Heatherley's and St John's Wood Schools of...

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Ayrton, Michael (1921–75)

Edited by Dinah Birch.

in The Oxford Companion to English Literature

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 87 words.

whose varied output of sculptures, illustrations, poems, and stories reveals an obsession with flight, myths, mirrors, and mazes. As a young man he worked for a while with ...

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Ayrton, Michael (1921–75)

Justine Hopkins.

in The Oxford Companion to Western Art

January 2001; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Art. 195 words.

(1921–75).

British artist. Painter, sculptor, and writer, Ayrton preferred to describe himself by the phrase image-maker. From

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Ayrton, Michael (20 Feb. 1921)

Ian Chilvers.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Art

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art. 184 words.

(b London, 20 Feb. 1921; d London, 17 Nov. 1975).

British painter, sculptor, theatre designer, book illustrator,

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Ayrton, Michael (20 Feb. 1921)

Ian Chilvers.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Art and Artists

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art. 187 words.

(b London, 20 Feb. 1921; d London. 16 Nov. 1975).

British painter, sculptor,

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Ayrton, Michael (1921 - 1975), sculptor, painter, printmaker, writer

Justine Hopkins.

in Grove Art Online

August 1996; p ublished online January 1998 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art. 326 words.

English sculptor, painter, printmaker and writer. He left school at 14 to begin his painting career. After spending time in France, Ayrton returned to England in 1939, finding success in...

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BELL, Eileen (1907 - 2005), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

January 2006; p ublished online November 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art; Biographical Studies. 120 words.

British, 20th century, female.

Born 28 October 1907, in Bristol; died 27 January 2005, in Leiston (Suffolk).

Painter. Landscapes with figures.

Eileen Bell studied...

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Oliver Zangwill

Overview page. Subjects: Psychology.

(1913–87). A principal founder of neurospsychology and professor of experimental psychology in the University of Cambridge from 1952 to retirement. Zangwill might be described as the...

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Minton, John (1917 - 1957), painter, illustrator

Virginia Button.

in Grove Art Online

August 1996; p ublished online January 1998 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art. 390 words.

English painter and illustrator. He attended St John’s Wood School of Art from 1935 to 1938. A celebrity of London’s bohemia and a key figure of Neo-romanticism in the 1940s, he lived and...

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John Minton

Overview page. Subjects: Art.

(b Great Shelford, Cambridgeshire, 25 Dec. 1917; d London, 20 Jan. 1957).

British painter, illustrator, and designer. In 1938–9 he spent a year in Paris, sharing a studio with...

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