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The Art of Owen Lennox (portraits) celebrates four decades of the artists portraits. Owen's commissions have included; Baroness Thatcher, The Earl and Countess of Wessex US Pesident Gerald Ford. This book contains mostly unseen portraits of; the actor John Hurt, the director Roman Polanski and the playwright Samuel Becket, amongst others. Roughly half the book is dedicated to demonstration portraits done whilst teaching in various London schools. This book is a must for any aspiring portraitist.
Owen Lennox was born in Sunderland in 1950. He studied Painting/Drawing and History of Art at Sheffield before training as an Art Teacher. After being Head of Art in several London schools, he has now established himself as a painter specialising in portraits. Owen has successfully completed several commissions notably those of; The Earl and Countess of Wessex, politicians including Baroness Thatcher, the 38th President of the USA Gerald Ford and a number of sports personalities like Sir Steven Redgrave and Sir Henry Cooper. ‘The Picture of Joe Roc,’ is Owen’s first novel published by J.P. Grinion ISBN 9780955613708 and with it he brings his knowledge of painting, history and a deep affection for his home town. Get your copy of this ground breaking noivel by contacting the author at the above website. 'The Art of Owen Lennox' is the first book published detailing Owen's painting, written by Pam Jackson, this book a must for any budding portraitist.