Theodore Mendez: Paintings from the 1950s & 1960s at Whitfield Fine Art

Whitfield Fine Art is pleased to present an exhibition of early abstract paintings by 20th Century British artist Theo Mendez.

Whitfield Fine ArtThe exhibition is a reassessment of this talented artist’s early abstract work. During the 1950s he exhibited first at the Redfern Gallery in 1954; would later show his textile designs at the Victoria & Albert Museum in 1956; and in the same year went on to win the Design Award at the Manchester Colour, Design & Style Centre.

Theodore Mendez (Theo) 1934-1997 taught at Camberwell College of Arts in London for over thirty years. After attending Strand School, he entered Camberwell College of Arts in 1950 as a student, when the likes of Terry Frost, Howard Hodgkin, Euan Uglow, Roy Turner Durrant, Bernard Dunstan and Gillian Ayres were all contemporaries. He returned to teach there in 1958 and from 1976-1984 he was head of the Textile Department at Camberwell College of Arts.

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