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British abstract painter, born in London, where she studied at Camberwell School of Art, 1946–50. Tim Hilton described her as one of the British painters of her generation who were ‘impatient with landscape, the life-room, or *neo-romanticism’. She was one of the first British painters to be influenced by American *Abstract Expressionism and *Colour Field Painting, and was among the artists who first achieved prominence at the *‘Situation’ exhibition in 1960.

Text Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Art and Artists (Oxford University Press)