manifest international drawing annual 2007 exhibition-in-print
online resource

David Arbus
Aix-en-Provence, Provence, France

pages 38-39


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I prefer drawing to painting. I am especially attracted to monumental buildings, particularly Gothic Cathedrals. They are wonderful places to work on site and they offer great opportunities for dramatic perspectives, plays of light and shade, and plenty of complicated detail.


born: 1941


Bristol University, BA, 1964

selected solo or two-person exhibits

Gulbenkian Theatre, Canterbury, 1980
Fine Art Society, Spa, Belgium, 1996
St James Gallery, Bath, 2004
East Hampton Historical Society, Long Island, 2007

selected group shows

Royal Society of Portrait Painters, London, 2005
Group Exhibition, Canterbury Cathedral, 2008
Chelsea International Fine Art Competition, Agora Gallery, Manhattan, 2008
Carmel Mission, California, 2008

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