Graham Kingsley Brown, Artist and Poet, 1932 - 2011

Graham Kingsley Brown - Artist & Poet, 1932 - 2011 - An online retrospective

Graham Kingsley Brown carving

Graham woodcarving in his studio in Bideford, North Devon, holding one of his sculptures called "Lovebirds". See About Graham K Brown for a biography.

Welcome to the showcase of work by Graham Kingsley Brown, who was born in East Riding of Yorkshire, and lived (for the latter part of his life) in North Devon, England. Most of his artistic output has never been exhibited, some is in private collections. Graham was a unique individual, wholly self-taught, and producing works entirely from his prodigious imagination and skill in painting, drawing, sculpture - and poetry. See "Buy Artwork" for sales.

Curator's Diary

Visit the Curator's Diary for a blog to read features and articles by Graham's daughter Sophie.

Latest article: "Art flying off the shelves - in Dad's Own County".


Works at Auction
Following the success of the Studio Sale in September, at David Duggleby Auctioneers, further works were consigned to the Winter Art Sale and the SPRING ART SALE on 17th March.

3 Unsold lots from the Spring Art Sale are still available until Mid April.

The full set of woodcarvings available are now available to view in the Sculpture Gallery, including the rare painted woodcarvings in Gallery 4.

Below: Sold at the Spring Art Sale: "Woodland Floor". Palette knife Oil painting from 1990, signed and dated. and Paintings and drawings from the Studio Sale on 16th Sept, along with some of the pieces at the Winter Art Sale on 25th Nov 2022.

Handwritten Excerpt from writings: "109 Partial Truths".Image

Woodland Floor

Auction Studio Sale Graham Kingsley Brown 16th Sept 2022

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Smile at Truth

"Be host to Truth who comes so late,
Fumbling snowblind at your gate.
Be careful not to hurt his eyes
With the flame of your surprise;
But just as soon as you have felt
His cloudy heart begin to melt,
Then smile at Truth who comes so late,
Lest he, in bitterness, relate
Some truth you didn't contemplate." GKB

Graham's Oeuvre

Click on "About Graham K. Brown" for a biography, and "Curator's Diary" for our blog.

For 2 dimensional paintings and drawings in acrylic, oil, collage, pen and ink etc see: "Paintings", "Cut outs" "Drawings". Click on "Abstract Studies" to see a sample gallery of abstract surreal drawings, produced during the years 1992 - 1996 - These drawings have never been shown before.

A selection of painted objects, including tiles, breadboards, stones and furniture is illustrated here, "Painted Tiles" "Objets d'Art". For 3 dimensional sculpture, woodcarvings, see: "Sculpture".

And for Graphic design: an additional category "Design"shows poster and leaflet designs for a community environmental programme Graham produced over a couple of years.

And for poetry, which includes a few readings and texts see "Poetry and Prose".

Graham Kingsley Brown carving

Graham (the youngest) with his 2 brothers - Gordon (left), Raymond (the eldest, right), 1990's. They also had a sister, Phyllis Prudom, not shown.

Auction Graham Kingsley Brown 25th November 2022

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