Sydney BeckCollection

Sidney Beck (b.1936)

A self taught artist, Beck was born in Johannesburg were he built his career as both teacher and later into a full time artist. His works, predominantly in bronze, depict everyday township life with a penchant for his love of Jazz. He has had numerous accolades and many exhibitions throughout his career. A highlight is his commission in 1986 for a massive relief in the South Africa Parliament depicting everyday “coloured” life. His most sort after works are that of the penny whistler, which can be found in some extremely prominent collections