Edward Middleditch

Serpentine South Gallery 9 Apr — 15 May 1988 Free

This was a memorial exhibition of Edward Middleditch’s paintings and drawings following his death in July the previous year.

The show was composed of 70 drawings and paintings, including many of Middleditch’s most famous images such as Pigeons in Trafalgar Square (1954), Sheffield Weir (1954), Dead Chicken in a Stream (1955), Cow Parsley (1953) and Sunflowers (1950).

Middleditch’s lengthy visits to Spain were reflected in his large exotic painting Spanish Garden (1958) and in the charcoal drawings of the mountains of Andalusia. His most recent drawings were of cornfields and bean fields in Suffolk.


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