Bryan Ferry’s fame through Roxy Music and his subsequent solo career has brought him international notoriety. He is an incredibly talented gentleman and was destined to have a career as an artist. He studied at Newcastle University und Richard Hamilton and some of his works were included in the Tate Gallery Exhibition 12th March – 19th April 1970.
Richard Hamilton’s work has enjoyed considerable international acclaim. His successes in the art work are well documented. Bryan Ferry has also appeared in documentaries about Richard Hamilton’s life.
This particular collection of works were purchased directly from Bryan Ferry around 1970 and were sold to fund his Studebaker registration no 54 EXO.
Luckily these paintings survive we are unsure of the fate of the Studebaker.
Shortly after his stint at Newcastle University he began performing with Roxy Music and the rest his history, however this makes these Richard Hamilton influenced pieces incredibly rare and valuable.
This piece also has the gallery hanging committee history on reverse, which is fascinating