A Life Drawing Masterclass With Derek Boshier

‘I’ve always liked what Goethe said: “The greatest thing a person can achieve is astonishment”’ - Derek Boshier

King George V Avenue Cardiff

King George V Avenue Cardiff


This is a delight. The magus Derek Boshier giving a Tate masterclass in life drawing from 2013:



“As an artist Derek Boshier has never lost his sense of wonder at the world”
– David Hockney


The Stun Boshier

The Stun, 1979

New York Bloomingdale Man

N.Y. Bloomingdale Man, 1974

State of Mind – 1976

Depressed Cosmetic Salesman, 1978

Derek Boshier Year: 1977

Daily Mail – Poem of Hate, 1977

derek Boshier

Bridge (from Series “Two About Duality”)

Pyramids at Giza

Pyramids at Giza – 1970

New York, Boshier

New York 1970


Hi Consumers Don’t Forget Nothing Last Forever – 1978

paris 1972

French Art Collectors Apartment. Paris- 1972

Drawing for David Bowie "Lodger" LP 1 - 1979

Drawing for David Bowie “Lodger” LP 1 – 1979


“I just had to write and tell you how much I love the book that has just been published. Your work really cascades over the decades and is utterly real and convincing.”
– Extract of email from David Bowie to Derek Boshier, November 2015


Boshier 1977

Artists can change the World: From how to make Leftwing Jewelry – 1977

Drawing for Clash 2nd Songbook 6

Drawing for Clash 2nd Songbook 6 – 1979

Vogue Boshier

From Willendorf to Vogue Magazine – 2013

Drawing for Clash 2nd Songbook 10 - 1979

Drawing for Clash 2nd Songbook 10 – 1979


Read more in Rethink/Re-Entry, the monograph of Boshier’s life’s work I edited.

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