Allen Allen Davidavid
1926 - 2014
Artist Profile

Allen David was born in India. He moved to Melbourne, Australia where he earned a Bachelors Degree of Architecture. During this time he began to paint and hold exhibitions of his work.

Mr. David established 43 Dalgety Street in Melbourne, the first gallery in Australia devoted to Abstract Art. In Sydney, he gave a series of television lectures for the University of Sydney and taught at the University of New South Wales.

Moving to London, Mr. David devoted his time to painting and sculpture and received major commissions for a large glass screen from Latrobe University in Melbourne and for the City of London Glass Fountain at Guildhall.

Mr. David spent five years in Tel Aviv, where he received commissions from the Tel Aviv municipality for a glass fountain at Dizengoff Circle and for a glass sculpture at Einstein Street.

A recognized artist in the international art community, Mr. David has had his paintings, sculptures and tapestries, included in distinguished private collections in the United States, England and Australia. Mr. David's work has been shown intensively in galleries around the world, including New York City, London, Greenwich, Edinburgh, Tel Aviv, Melbourne, Sydney, New South Wales and Victoria.

Allen David died in March 2014 in New York City.

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