The Darryl Nantais Gallery


Bruce McLean

Artist's Biography

Bruce McLean is one of the major figures of contemporary British Art.

Born in 1944, he studied at Glasgow School of Art and St. Martin’s School of Art, London, later teaching at The Slade School. His early reputation arose from his activities as a sculptor involved in performance art.

He has gained international recognition for his paintings, prints, film, theatre and books. Bruce’s bold and confident approach to printmaking and the wit evident therein proved influential to his contemporaries and to a generation of younger artists.

Bruce’s work is in private and public collections worldwide, he has had numerous one-man shows in Europe and North America including The Tate Gallery in London, The Modern Art Gallery in Vienna and The Arnolfini and Museum of Modern Art, Oxford.