Alan Uglow was born in Luton (England), in 1941, and died in New York (U.S.A.), in 2011, where he lived and worked.
His work is represented in private and public collections internationally, including the Cincinnati Art Museum; Gemeentemuseum, The Hague; High Museum, Atlanta, Le Consortium, Dijon, France; Musée des Beaux-Arts La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland; Museum Haus Esters, Krefeld, Germany; Museum Wiesbaden, Wiesbaden, Germany; National Gallery of Iceland, Reykjavik; Sammlung Goetz, Munich; Sammlung Lafrenz, Hamburg; Staaliche Msueen zu Berlin; and the Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam.
Alan Uglow was known for his quiet, intense paintings that were inspired by the world around him. Much of his spare, reductive geometry seems to simultaneously communicate serenity and formal experimentation. His recognizable minimalist aesthetic belies the richness of his powerful hues, balanced, intuitive compositions, and precise execution.