An original print by Michael Kenny; title: "OPPOSITION"; signed in pencil and dated 1972; red and black ink on white paper; 15/22; price £1,750.
From the Guardian obituary of Michael Kenny
'Kenny was born in Liverpool, the son of an engineer who was to help his son with some of the structural solutions to his more ambitious pieces. Michael dropped A-level science at St Francis Xavier's Jesuit college to study at Liverpool college of art, where two of his fellow students were Stuart Sutcliffe, an early Beatle, and a certain John Lennon.
Sutcliffe, who introduced Kenny to the beatnik avant-garde of the 60s, such as it was, produced unusually mature work for a student, although it paled beside that of Kenny, whose first one-man show was in 1964 at the renowned Bear Lane gallery in Oxford, when he was still only 23 and by then a student at the Slade...
Michael Kenny, artist, born June 10 1941; died December 28 1999"
MARA TRAN LONG
A Girl and Blossom. Oil painting by Mara Tran Long. 1972. French School.
Tran Long was born in 1935. Her highly stylised paintings have been reproduced as prints.