Robin Darwin (1910 − 1974)
Robin Darwin, great-grandson of Charles Darwin born in London in 1910, was a painter and principal of the Royal College of Art, London. After attending Eton College and Cambridge University, he studied at the Slade School of Fine Art where he produced fine landscapes as well as portrait paintings. He exhibited regularly at Agnews in London.
From 1939 to 1944 he worked at Ministry of Home Security and from 1945-46 at the Council of Industrial Design. From 1948 to 1971 he was appointed principal of the Royal College of Art which gained the independent university status under his direction. He was knightedin 1964 and died in 1974.
Buckman D., 2006, Artists in Britain since 1945, Vol 1, Art Dictionaries Ltd, Bristol
The arrangement of elements or details in an artefact or a work of art.
- Fiji, Suva, Fiji Arts Club
- New Zealand, Hamilton, Waikato Museum Of Art & History
- New Zealand, Rotorua, Society Of Arts
- New Zealand, Auckland, Aukland City Art Gallery
- New Zealand, Wellington, National Art Gallery
- New Zealand, Napier, Napier
- New Zealand, Wanganni
- Australia, Brisbane, Queensland Art Gallery
- Australia, Art Gallery Of New South Wales
- Australia, Hobart, Hobart
- Australia, Melbourne, Melbourne Royal Exhibition Building
- Australia, Adelaide, Art Gallery Of South Australia
- Australia, Perth, Art Gallery Of Western Australia
- UK, London, Victoria And Albert Museum
- Sweden, Stockholm, Liljevalchs Konsthall
- Finland, Konsthalle
- Poland, Warsaw, Instytut Propagandy Sztuki