David J G Oxtoby
James Brown – Mr Dynamite
Size without frame: 16X16 in
Collection Billy and Pamela Connolly.
David Jowett Greaves Oxtoby, born 1938 in Horsforth. Studied at Royal Academy Schools from 1960-64 Taught at Minneapolis Institute of Arts and subsequently Maidstone College of Art. Closely associated with the Pop Art movement, his work is mainly devoted to portraits of popular musicians. Indeed, his work is collected by the musicians themselves, Robert Plant being one such keen collector of the artist’s work.
His work is in the V & A and the National Portrait Gallery, London, as well as numerous private collections.