John Banting

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John Banting (12 May 1902 – 30 January 1972) was an English artist and writer.

Born in Chelsea, London on 12 May 1902 and educated at Emanuel School, Banting was initially attracted to vorticism and associated with the Bloomsbury Group, before becoming interested in surrealism in Paris in the 1930s. Moving to Rye, Sussex in the 1950s he died in Hastings on 30 January 1972 aged 69.[1]

He created many artworks such as:

Explosion, 1931, Snake in The Grass, 1931, Triplets, 1932, One Man Band, 1934,


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