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David Bomberg on painting

“I approach drawing solely for structure. I am perhaps the most unpopular artist in England – and only because I am draughtsman first and painter second. 21 more words

Artist Quotes

To Be Perfectly Frank

Frank Auerbach at Tate Britain Millbank London SW1

Miles Richmond at Messum’s Cork St London W1

The Frank Auerbach show at Tate Britain is a very classy retrospective hung by the artist and long time Auerbach cohort Catherine Lampert (depicted in some of the pictures). 551 more words


david garshen BOMBERG: a brilliant, singular eruption pre WW1? But then battled the whole way home.

  • Pioneering British Modernist painter, now „revered“ for his brief (c1912-14) astonishing burst of idiomatic quasi-abstract brilliance pre WW1,
  • But notable too for later colorful forceful Expressionism, especially three powerful sequences of self portraits.
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English Painting

A couple of Vorticist angles

Following my previous post and new page on Cuthbert Hamilton, a couple more scraps relating to the Great English Vortex …

In 1969 the d’Offay Couper Gallery put on… 526 more words


Blackpaint 497 - Metzger on Metal, AbEx Women

Gustav Metzger at Tate Britain

They’ve reorganised some of the rooms at TB and I was surprised and delighted to see a whole roomful of great Metzgers.   353 more words

Painting, Traditional, Modern And Abstract, Conceptual Art

NO SET RULES │ Ben Uri Gallery and Museum, London → 15 June 2015

Gillian Ayres, Untitled (Abstract), pastel & charcoal on paper, 45.7 x 49.8 cm 1962/63. Reproduced courtesy Gillian Ayres. Schlee Collection, Southampton

Leon Kossoff, Christ Church, Spitalfields, Spring, 1992, etching and aquatint on paper, 84 x 64 cm, © Leon Kossoff. 569 more words