John Moores 3, 1961

John Moores 3, 1961

  • Junior section reinstated, for artists under 36
    years old
  • Organisers guarantee to purchase works to a
    total value of at least £750
  • Maximum size imposed of 10' high x 7' wide
  • Mundy's winning painting is purchased by the Friends of Bristol Art Gallery for the gallery's collection

Selected by:

  • John Moores (Chair)
  • Alan Clutton-Brock
  • Robert Medley
  • Robert Melville
  • John Russell

Conditions of entry:

British artists: oil and tempera etc. paintings or sculpture; each artist could submit one work, preferably new. 'Hors concours' section (invited but neither subject to Selection Committee, nor eligible for prizes).

Number of entries
2,083

Number of exhibits 132

Prizewinners:

Open section (paintings):
Henry Mundy 1st prize £1,000
Sandra Blow 2nd prize £500
Leon Kossoff 3rd prize £300
R. B. Kitaj 4th prize £100

Junior section (paintings):
Peter Blake 1st prize £250
Euan Uglow 2nd prize £100

5 prizes of £50:
Anne Bruce
Anthea Alley
Hussein Shariffe
Dennis Creffield
David Hockney

Open sculpture prizes:
Evelyn Williams 1st prize £500
F. E. Mc William 2nd prize £250