Giles AUTY

Giles AUTY

Painter and art critic who settled in West Cornwall in 1959, and thereafter began to paint full-time.

By the 1970s he was beginning to write about art, and went on to becoming the New Statesman Arts critic. John MILLER mentions him, in his biography Leave Tomorrow Behind, as exhibiting at NAG in the 1960s, and in 1977 he exhibited with the Newlyn artists at Pont-Aven in their travelling show of Cornish work. He was also showing in London on a regular basis, and in 1992 exhibited with two other critics at Cadogan Contemporary.  In 1995 he emigrated to Australia where he remains an art critic, residing in Sydney.


Art critic, painter


NAG Newlyn at Pont Aven 1977


Buckman (2006) Dictionary of Artists in Britain since 1945

Hardie (1995) 100 Years in Newlyn: Diary of a Gallery

Miller Leave Tomorrow Behind