School of Art

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School of Art
Aberystwyth University
Buarth Mawr
SY23 1NG

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Display artist/maker:

Frank Martin

Born: 1921, UK, England, London, Dulwich   Died: 2005, London

Printmaker and illustrator. Educated at Uppingham School before studying at Hertford College, Oxford and under Gertrude Hermes (1901-1983) at St Martin's School of Art, the latter 1946-49. He then taught as Professor of Engraving and Etching at Camberwell School of Art, 1953-80, being appointed Head of Graphic Arts in 1976. He also worked as a freelance illustrator including work for 'The Bedside Book of the Art of Living' 1959, and the Folio Society's 'The Book of the Thousand Nights and One Night', 1980. He was an Honorary Academician of the Royal Academy and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Painter-Etchers and Engravers. He produced etchings, linocuts, screenprints and woodcuts of film stills and film stars, particularly Hollywood actresses and chorus girls. His work has been collected by Elton John and Michael Caine

Objects in the collections associated with this artist/maker

Ecstasy PR982 Prints

The Blue Room PR983 Prints