Burton, Scott

Burton, Scott

(1939–90) sculptor, furniture designer; born in Greensboro, Ala. He and his mother moved to Washington, D.C., where he attended high school and studied with Leon Berkowitz. He studied painting at Hans Hofmann's school in Provincetown, Mass., and attended Columbia University (B.A. 1962) and New York University (M.A. 1963). He was a free-lance art critic for Art News and participated in performance art during the 1970s. He is best known for his sculptural furniture constructions.
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Having just turned 19, Gabz is the youngest member of the eight man squad which includes Germain Burton, Scott Davies, Matt Gibson, Jake Kelly, Chris Latham, Mark Stewart and Ollie Wood from Wakefield.
Pictured (back row, from left): Ryan Pulford, ringle, Terry Ainsworth, Scott Murphy, Simon Rogers & Jay Hughes; (front row, from left) Samir Al Gamri (captain), Matty Kerr, Owen Kelsey, Sam PRIZE GUYS: Wallasey & District Fi Luke Burton, Scott Nickson, Ross PrLangan & Chris Lea
York City Knights: Jonny Liddell, Lee Mapals, Mark Spurr, Chris Spurr, Tom Burton, Scott Rhodes, Danny Grimshaw, Neil Lowe, Jamaine Wray, Adam Sullivan, Dave Buckley, Nathan Priestley, Rob Spicer
GLOBAL The history of the Royal Geographical Society is associated with the pioneering expeditions of Stanley, Burton, Scott, Shackleton, et al, which helped to document the world as we know it today.