Following His Recent Election , K B Hancock Is The Only Living British Artist To ...
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Description: Following his recent election , K B Hancock is the only living British artist to enjoy the distinction of Associate Membership of the Societe des Beaux Arts , Paris K B Hancock was born in England and inherited his compulsion to paint from his father As a boy , he studied art in an atelier in Paris As a young man , he was privileged to live and work in St Ives in the presence of artists such as Barbara Hepworth , Ben Nicholson , Sven Berlin , Borlase Smart , etc and he exhibited regularly with the St Ives Society of Artists Although he has been offered exhibitions around the world and membership of a number of important art societies , KBH ( as he is affectionately known ) has always sold his impressionist oil paintings of France direct to a broad selection of international collectors KBH could write a book about his experiences , the interesting and influential people he has met and the accolades he could have received " None of this would make any difference to the paintings " he has always said , " Judge the work , not the man Only time will tell whether I was any good All I can hope is that during the course of my life , my paintings have given people pleasure "