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Matt Price is a writer, editor and curator based in London and Birmingham. Following a degree in art history from the University of Nottingham and an MA in curating from the Royal College of Art, he started his career as an editor for Hans Ulrich Obrist before being appointed managing editor of Flash Art International, Milan. He has since worked as deputy editor of ArtReview and publications manager at Serpentine Gallery. In addition to Flash Art and ArtReview, he has also written for publications including A-n, Art Monthly, Frieze and The Guardian. He has recently curated exhibitions for the Palais de Tokyo, Paris, Plan B, Berlin, and Master Piper, London, and is currently editing publications for a number of galleries and publishing houses.

Paintings from around a life, David Stuttard’s intimate portraits of Newton Abbot

A posthumous exhbition of the paintings of David Stuttard (1944-2009) is taking place in Newton Abbot. Art critic Matt Price assesses David’s work

Alexandra Cinema by David Stuttard

David Stuttard was an intriguing person with an insatiable passion for art. In addition to an almost daily practice of painting during the last 20 years of his life, he was also a poet and a life-long composer. It was music that had been his forte and chosen career, working as head of department at a secondary school in his hometown of Newton Abbot, Devon, but when he took early retirement on medical grounds in the early 1980s, it was painting that came to the fore.

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