About the artist:
Norman Black was born in England in 1920, lived in France between the ages of 9-13 and served in India from 1940 to 1947, with the responsibility of entertaining the British troops stationed there. From 1948 to 1952, Norman attended art school in Bradford, England and established his style as an abstract and surreal artist, with some realism thrown in. He was represented by galleries in Chicago, Illinois, Newquay, in the United Kingdom, and in London. He also displayed his work at the Brighton Museum and the Royal Academy, and West County Exhibition. He died on December 9th, 1999. This information was provided courtesy of his daughter, Henrietta.