Victor Pasmore was born in 1908 in Chelsham, Surrey. He was largely self-taught and considered was one of the founders of the London "Euston Road School' . He became an art teacher, and after World War 2 began to paint in a highly abstract style, in which color is often primarily used to suggest relief. Pasmore had his first solo exhibition at Wildenstein Gallery in London and continues with major exhibitions to date. Pasmore died in 1998. His work in in major museums such as Museum of Modern Art, New York, Royal Academy of Arts, London and the Tate Gallery, London.