Des Lawrence

Des Lawrence (b.1970, UK) lives and works in London. Studied at Glasgow School of Art, and Goldsmiths College, London. Lawrence’s practice includes painting, drawing, text, and installation.  The principal theme of his work is derived from current newspaper obituaries. The artworks are tributes and memorials to the recently deceased. He was awarded the Abbey Scholarship at the British School in Rome (2005). Select exhibitions include Drawing Biennial 2015, Drawing Room, London (2015); and To Hope, to Tremble, to Live, Hepworth Wakefield (2013). 

Last updated: 22.02.2017

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