Ron King, is a contemporary artist, artists book maker and founder of the pioneering Circle Press. Ron King is an all round visual art inspiration and creator of some of the most inventive artists' books of the 20th century. He has collaborated with many admired British poets and artists, including Roy Fisher, George Szirtes, Richard Price, John Christie, Ian Tyson and newcomers Karen Bleitz, Sam Winston and Victoria Bean. Together, they pushed creative and artistic boundaries and continue to influence contemporary art, artists and makers of artists books today.
Ron King still pursues his ideas, projects and art making practices from his art studio, in West Sussex. Many of his important works are held in public collections and galleries around the world. In 2002, a full body of the Circle Press works was acquired and is now held by the prestigious Yale Center for British Art, in the USA. In 2013 a full set of work was donated to the Special Collections and Archives at Cardiff University to inspire, educate and make available for the benefit of aspiring artists of the future.
Here at Ron King Studio you can read behind-the-scenes stories and history of Ron's art and practice, buy rare limited edition prints, publications and one-off works or just take a stimulating, visual tour through an impressive, near 60 year portfolio, of the creative quests of this unique, contemporary artist.
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