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The darker side of Sonny

The New Art Gallery at Walsall is currently showing off its new Auerbach – a version of To the Studios from 1983, once owned by Lucien Freud, and now at Walsall via the Accepted in Lieu tax scheme. 703 more words


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


David Bomberg (English, 1890-1957), Study for Two Figures in a Composition, c. 1919-20. Graphite and gouache on paper,

31.1 x 20.3 cm.

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