The College is saddened to hear of the death of the British artist, Albert Irvin, who was closely associated with Churchill College and The Møller Centre, where many of his paintings and prints are on display.

Artist Albert Irvine sitting in front of one of his paintings at the Møller Centre.

Albert Irvine at the Møller Centre in September 2014.

Known for his abstract paintings, watercolours, and prints Albert Irvin was born in southeast London, he attended the Northampton School of Art, but cut his studies short to join the Royal Air Force in 1941 during World War II.

After the war Irvin enrolled at Goldsmiths College in 1946 from which he graduated with a diploma in design. Irvin later returned to Goldsmiths in 1962 and taught for over twenty years.

He was appointed OBE in 2013, and his art has appeared in Tate Britain and the Victoria and Albert Museum among other venues.

Read the Guardian obituary