Find, Learn, Price Art
Enjoy the comprehensive art database we've compiled since 1987
Membership Details
Images, sales charts, bios, signatures, 30 artist Alerts and more ...
Art auction records:  Millions of references for pricing research
Or, register for Free Alerts
To track 10 artists.

Already a member?  Sign in here

John Kingerlee

 (born 1936)
John Kingerlee is active/lives in England, Ireland.  John Kingerlee is known for abstract landscape, figural head and animal painting, collage.

Biography  
John Kingerlee


John Kingerlee is noted for his multi-layered paint abstract heads and landscape compositions.  Born in Birmingham, John Kingerlee attended a school run by the Marist Fathers before leaving to take up a series of jobs: gardener, part-time poet and then manager of a flour mill.  It wasn't until 1962 at the age of 26 that he turned to art full time. Despite his lack of formal training in painting or drawing, he had his first solo exhibition in London in 1967.

By this time he had settled in Cornwall where he remained for 20 years, although he also spent long periods in Spain and Morocco before finally moving in 1982 to an isolated farmhouse on the Beara peninsular in County Cork, where he currentl  ...  Displaying 750 of 3021 characters.



Subscriber Members, please Sign In for artist biographies and for all services.  Others, full text is available on Fridays.

If you are not currently a member, please See Details about membership, which includes biography access, auction records, and many other features available to our day, month, or yearly Subscriber Members!

  Full access to biographies is
  free each Friday
Biography photo for John Kingerlee
'Self Portrait in Morocco'




About  John Kingerlee

Born:  1936 - Birmingham, England
Known for:  abstract landscape, figural head and animal painting, collage