Archive for the ‘Fred Yates Society’ Category

One Foot in the Past 29.6.16 West Lawn School, mid 1960s and a trail of pupils file into the quad, turn right (woe betide those who fail to observe the anti-clockwise rule) to enter the first classroom for a session of art. Familiar with the fact that their teacher Mr Yates looks uncannily like Van […]

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FRED YATES His Own Little World   John Martin represented Fred Yates for 16 years until his death in 2008 just before his 86th birthday. This Memorial exhibition was a personal survey of Fred’s career with key works on loan from private collections. Fred died peacefully in London on the 7th July 2008 after a […]