SARGY MANN | ISIS MAGAZINE

Mathis Clément , Isis Magazine , July 3, 2015

‘INVISIBLE TO MORTAL SIGHT’: SARGY MANN AND THE ART OF DARKNESS

 

Sargy Mann attended Camberwell Art College in the early 1960s, which was famous for stressing the importance of drawing and painting from observation in an age when such ostensibly traditional skills were becoming less and less central to art schools, and where he studied under the tutelage of Frank Auerbach and Euan Uglow. However the gradual deterioration of his sight, a result of several problems beginning with severe myopia, seemed to put a time bomb on his career, set to explode at the point when he finally became totally blind. 

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