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Alan Davie

Alan Davie, a distinguished British painter, entered Edinburgh College of Art in 1937. After completing his studies, Davie served five years in the Royal Artillery during which he developed a passion for poetry, tenor sax, and composing music. In 1947 Davie travelled Europe and was particularly inspired by the artist Paul Klee. Feeling excited by what he had witnessed Davie returned to Britain, and to Art. Settling in London he made a living from making jewellery and part-time teaching at...See more