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Jeremy Moon

Born 1934, Altrincham, Cheshire.  Died 1974

Jeremy Moon read Law at Cambridge from 1954-57, and then worked in advertising, before attending the Central School of Arts and Crafts in 1961. He taught at Chelsea and St Martin's School of Art. He exhibited with the Young Contemporaries in 1962 and the London Group. He was also a sculptor, winning the Associated Electrical Industries Prize for Sculpture in 1962. He was included in a number of survey exhibitions of young British artists throughout the 1960s in the USA and in Europe. He was killed in a motorcycle accident.

In 1976 the Arts Council toured an exhibition of his work and another retrospective exhibition was organised by the painter Daniel Sturgis in 2000.

Jeremy Moon's work is in the collections of the Tate Gallery, the British Council and the Victoria and Albert Museum in London.

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