John Moores exhibition 10


Fact file

  • Purchase prize retained
  • John Moores receives a Knighthood, becoming Sir John Moores
  • Number of entries: over 2000
  • Number of exhibits: 91

Conditions of entry

Artists working in the UK; oil, emulsion or other accepted modern techniques, designed to hang on a wall and not project more than six inches. Each artist could submit one work, preferably new. Sculpture, kinetics, watercolours and graphic arts excluded.


  • Michael Moon 1st prize (Purchase prize) £6,000
  • Howard Hodgkin 2nd prize £3,000
  • Christopher Le Brun 3rd prize £2,000

10 prizes of £250:

  • Mark Ainsworth
  • John Armstrong
  • John Bellany
  • Adrian Berg
  • Stephen Farthing
  • Timothy Martin Jones
  • Robert Patrick Burkall Marsh
  • Mary Potter
  • Kevin Fergus Sinnott
  • Trevor Sutton


Enter date here


Michael Moon with 'Box-Room'


  • Sir John Moores (Chair)
  • Patrick Caulfield
  • Nigel Greenwood
  • Sir Norman Reid
  • Ian Stephenson