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Vera Spencer (1926-)   BIOGRAPHY

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Self-Portrait, c. 1940
Framed (ref: 4604)

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Black chalk on paper, 14 x 10 1/2 in. (36 x 26.5 cm.)


 


Vera Spencer was a painter and designer, born in Prague, Czechoslovakia, who arrived in England aged 10 and studied at Slade School of Fine Art and Central School of Textile Design. She was included in any important mixed shows of abstract work, including one at AIA, 1951; Collages and Objects, at ICA, 1954; and Groupe Espace at Royal Festival Hall, 1955.
She was part of Belgrave Gallery's 1992 survey British abstract art of the 50's and 60s. Spencer 's solo shows included Galerie Appollinaire, 1948; Galerie Arnaud, Paris, 1952; Conran Furniture, 1953; and Elisabeth Gallery, Coventry, 1968. Spencer showed three works in Coventry and Warwickshire Society of Artists show at Herbert Art gallery and Museum, Coventry, in 1963.  She was the subject of an exhibition at The Paisnel Gallery in 2007.



Vera Spencer (1926-)

Painter and Designer, born in Prague, Czechoslovakia, who arrived in England aged 10 and studied at Slade School of Fine Art and Central School of Textile Design. She was included in any important mixed shows of abstract work, including one at AIA, 1951; Collages and Objects, at ICA, 1954; and Groupe Espace at Royal Festival Hall, 1955. She was part of Belgrave Gallery's 1992 survey British abstract art of the 50's and 60s. Spencer 's solo shows included Galerie Appollinaire, 1948; Galerie Arnaud, Paris, 1952; Conran Furniture, 1953; and Elisabeth Gallery, Coventry, 1968. Spencer showed three works in Coventry and Warwickshire Society of Artists show at Herbert Art gallery and Museum, Coventry, in 1963

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