A FAMOUS artist will have his work displayed at John Davies Gallery in Moreton.

David Prentice will have an exhibition divided into two parts, each with over 100 works including rare and unseen paintings from his estate.

Mr Prentice was a Midlands artist, co-founder of the Ikon Gallery, Birmingham and the creator of grid paintings and abstracts, as well as landscapes and cityscapes in watercolour, pastel and oil.

The exhibition includes a wide range of well-preserved grid paintings, abstract works on paper, the Kite Series as well as the more recent Malvern Hills and City of London paintings.

He is well-known for his depictions of the Malvern Hills including reed pen and ink drawings done on the spot and his watercolour pieces.

Some of his early works were bought by Arts Council and shown at the Serpentine.

He was also taken up by Betty Parsons in New York and bought by the Albright-Knox Gallery in Buffalo.

His works are held in museum collections worldwide including the Victoria and Albert Museum, London Ashmolean, Oxford and Museum of Modern Art New York.