Bill Jacklin | the artist
The artist Bill Jacklin
Born 1943, London, England.
Lives and works in New York, USA, .
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Moving to New York in 1985, Bill Jacklin has concentrated on painting ‘Urban Portraits’ of ‘the city’ in all its guises; from large scale canvases of crowds in flux to intimate moments in Seurat-like etchings…
Bill Jacklin is renowned for his portraits of the city, particularly New York, his home since 1985, but also London his birthplace, and more recently Hong Kong and now Venice…
Catena’ drawing on paper
After the Dance, Great Lawn I, 2000. English painter Jacklin began his career working in abstraction, but moved toward figuration in the mid-1970s, specifically investigating the effects of light and movement. Since 1985, New York City has been Jacklin’s home and primary subject, as he explores all aspects of the city, from famous landmarks to Central Park’s Great Lawn, as in this painting.