1920 Born in Burma
1925 Moved to England
Enrolled at Slade School of Art
Imprisoned in Stalag 383 during World War II
Returned to Slade School of Art
Moved to France, then back to England
Joined the London Group
1953 Published 'Abstract Art, its Origins and Meaning', and had his first solo show at the Redfern Gallery, London
1954-64 Chairman of the Artists' International Association
1962 Included in 'British Art Today', organised by the British Council
1964-67 Served on the board of the Arts Council of Great Britain
1983 Included in 'British Drawing', at the Hayward Gallery
1992 Died

Selected solo exhibitions

1948 Musée des Beaux Arts, Carcassonne
1953 Redfern Gallery, London
1960 Hanover Gallery, London
1966 Redfern Gallery, London
1970 Park Square Gallery, Leeds
1973 Redfern Gallery, London
1976 Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge
1981 Redfern Gallery, London
1984 Redfern Gallery, London
1986 Billedgalleri, Bergen, Norway
1988 Redfern Gallery, London
1991 Vera Van Laer Gallery, Knokke, Belgium
1995 Clare Hall Gallery, Cambridge
2005 Jonathan Clark Fine Art, London
2007 Jonathan Clark Fine Art, London

Selected group exhibitions

1951 AIA Gallery, London
1954 Redfern Gallery, London
1957 AIA Gallery, London
1959 Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool
1962 Arts Council Collection
1967 Tate Gallery, London
1969 Camden Arts Centre, London
1972 British Council, Oslo
1977 Royal Academy, London
1980 Oriel Gallery, Cardiff
1984 Artcurial, Paris
1989 Austin Desmond Fine Art, London
1992 Redfern Gallery, London
1998 British Council, London
2003 Tate, St. Ives


Arts Council of Great Britain, London
Billedgalleri, Bergen
British Museum, London
Brooklyn Museum, New York
Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, London
Goteborgs Kunstmuseum, Goteborg
Museum am Ostwald, Dortmund
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Tate Gallery, London
Towner Art Gallery, Eastbourne
Victoria and Albert Museum, London
Victoria Gallery, Bath