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Artist of the moment………Alastair Morton



Alastair Morton was a British artist renown for his abstract paintings. Alastair Morton was born in the year 1910.

Morton attended Edinburgh University in Scotland. Morton also studied at Balliol College located in Oxford, England.

Morton’s family owned a textile company called Edinburgh Weavers. Morton moved into a position of product design at this company in the early 1930s. Morton worked with other notable artists including Barbara Hepworth. Morton began to paint himself in the middle of the 1930s.

Alastair Morton passed away in 1963.

Morton is part of the collection of the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art.

Price range information: Morton worked in oils, watercolors, gouache, and ink. Prices range from $5,000 to $60,000.

Alastair Morton reminds me of contemporary artist Rex Ray for his innovative design of shapes and his combinations of color. Very modern!