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April 27, 2017

The sharpness and clarity of Snee's work is reminiscent of the Californian 'hard-edge' abstract painters of the 1960s and '70s, who, like Snee, drew on the early work of Malevich, Kandinsky and Mondrian. Snee also acknowleges Picasso, Klee, Walter Gropius and the Bauha...

April 27, 2017

The rationale for showing Snee's work lies first and foremost in the quality of this treasure trove of unseen pictures. We believe that Gordon Snee is an unknown master of form, colour and movement, a leading figure among British abstract painters.

But there is also a c...

March 6, 2015

Many of Snee's pictures are recognisable as abstract landscapes, with trees, fields and hedgerows; many more as head and shoulders portraits.


There are recurring motifs: columns that often morph into human figures, 'shell and skull' double-head portraits, homages to Pi...

March 5, 2015

After his remarkably accomplished art-school work in the 1950s Snee went through a long period of experiment and discovery in the 1960s and early '70s, until in the 1980s and '90s he seemed to find his voice and settled into a prolific period of mature abstract paintin...

March 4, 2015

Gordon Snee painted between 1950 and 2003. He rarely exhibited his work. It was only after his death in 2013 that his vast legacy of paintings, drawings, maquettes and other works came to light.


They revealed that Gordon Snee is a master of form and colour, who should...

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