Edwin Hedge

The main influence in Hedges paintings have been platonic thought, as expressed in the “uncreated light” of icon painting. He is seen as an artist in the English mystical tradition of Blake, Palmer, Stanley Spencer, Cecil Collins and Burn Jones. Read more –>

Napoleon’s Piano’ shows the one he played at the battle of Waterloo, in front of French Beaux-Arts building. On the left a Tibetan sage (Milarepa) listening to the music of the planets. It’s a playful piece! 


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Edwin HedgeMA – Born 1950 – 2016
Born in Ghent, Edwin Hedge grew up in Highgate, North London, and graduated from the Courtauld Institute of Art taught by Sir Anthony Blunt . Much of his life has been spent painting abroad, including the U.S., and several years spent in Africa (Malawi & Kenya), Russia, Malaysia and Egypt

His paintings are built up carefully, using egg tempera under painting overlaid with many glazes and scumbles.

Studied – Courtauld Institute of Art London                     

Royal Academy Summer Show, 1993 McNeil Gallery, 2001/2012/2015 London
Valor Gallery, Ankara, 1994 Royal Academy Summer Show, 2001/2012
Sanatyapim Gallery, Ankara, 1996 Artists of the Imagination, London. 2002, 2003, 2004
Berkshire Gallery, New York State, 1996 Steiner House, Baker Street, 2002, 2005
Kas Gallery, Istanbul, 1997 Rona Gallery, Mayfair, London, 2

Style: figurative fairytale mystical