Famous Artist #9

Sean Scully

Born 1945 and is 74

Irish-born American-based painter and printmaker.

During his later teen years he worked at a print shop in London as a typesetter.

he worked many jobs some being graphic design, and messenger, Scully attended evening classes at the Central School of Art.

In his younger years he took many trips to the Tate where he saw lot of famous works but Van Gogh's Chair had an impact on him.

Scully studied at Croydon College of Art and then graduated from Newcastle University.

He has shown his work widely in Europe and the United States, and is represented in the permanent collections of a number of museums and public galleries

He had his first exhibitions in China in 2015.

Painting by Sean Scully documented in his Manhattan studio