Robert Heindel

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Robert Heindel was Born 1938 in Toledo, Ohio. At the age of 16 he enrolled in The Famous Artists School, eventually to become one of its most celebrated graduates. 

Heindel's career in the world of illustration won him several prizes including, in 1982, The Hamilton King Award from The Society of Illustrators (New York).

On seeing the ballet dancers Rudolf Nureyev and Margot Fonteyn perform, Heindel became fascinated by dance.  The new found passion set the artist on a course that would encompass the US, Europe and Japan, seeking dance and dancers that would serve to inspire him. 
 
The choreographer David Bintley said that Robert Heindel was the ‘greatest painter of Dance since Degas’ .  Heindel has left a record of dance in its many forms as created, rehearsed and performed in the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries




 
Floating Angel No: 11
Floating Angel No: 11
71 x 68 cm
Signed Limited Edition Silkscreen on Paper