Two weeks today, Paul Trevillion’s highly anticipated exhibition ‘Master of Movement’ launches here at The Strand Gallery, showcasing a range of the most powerful and iconic images in the history of sport.
Paul is renowned for crafting his work with an expert accuracy and creating unique drawings that come alive with energy. His remarkable talent won the praise of Disney animator Milt Neil who said, “It took 20 Disney drawings to produce the movement Trevillion captures in one”.
Pele, Paul Trevillion
Born in 1934 and a career spanning over 60 years, Paul is acclaimed as one of the finest artists in comic art realism. Having met and skilfully drawn an incredible list of sporting heroes including Bobby Moore, Pele and Andy Murray to name only a few, some would argue that you have not made it unless your face has been crafted by a Trevillion brushstroke.
Author of the renowned cult comic strip You Are The Ref and a regular feature in a number of publications including the Daily Mail, Paul’s work has appeared in almost every UK magazine. On top of his hugely successful career as an artist, Paul has dabbled in an eclectic range of other professions, including stand up comedy and inventing a split-handed golf-putting technique. In 1952, The Duke of Edinburgh wrote a letter to the Master of Movement praising his artwork, and 62 years later his drawings are is still admired by sporting heroes and fans alike.
Dame Kelly Holmes, Paul Trevillion
George Best, Dixie Dean, Gary Lineker, Paul Gascoigne, Sir Bobby Charlton and Pele all loved Paul’s work, with Lionel Messi and Andy Murray among hundreds of sporting icons who own his art. Lee Clayton, Head of Sport for the Daily Mail who shared his views in our previous post said, “This exhibition is a show of his genius. You don’t have to love sport to enjoy it, but you will love sport more if you come to see it. He brings sport to life. Come see for yourself.”
Sir Bobby Moore, Paul Trevillion
Catch Paul’s unmissable show at The Strand Gallery from Wednesday 18th June until Saturday 5th July from 11am – 6pm. Pieces on display will be available to purchase – both original artworks and limited edition copies.