Robert O. Lenkiewicz
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Important sale of work by Robert Oscar Lenkiewixz from the Lenkiewicz Foundation Collection and other private collections at Bearnes Hampton & Littlewood on Tuesday 11th September at 6pm, View the catalogue here
'Lenkiewicz will be remembered as a genuine outsider and radical, consciously at odds with current thinking on ethical and artistic issues. He cared less about the opinion of the art critic than that of the man-in-the-street. His art is generous in its ability to communicate with ordinary people, who are little interested in the more esoteric world of contemporary art; it is democratic and humane but never sentimental. Above all, his paintings reveal people for what they are without moral judgment. If the task of the artist is to show what it was to be alive in a certain time and in a certain place, then the qualities of Robert Lenkiewicz's work will increasingly become clear to future generations.' Francis Mallett - The Lenkiewicz Foundation.