Roger Fry (1866-1934), Critic and painter
Sitter in 17 portraits
Artist of 5 portraits
Fry was a champion of Cézanne and the Post-Impressionists, organizing ground-breaking exhibitions London in 1910 and 1912-13. He became a leading figure among the avant-garde and in 1913 founded the Omega Workshops, a decorative art venture which experimented with the possibilities of abstract design. Fry was active as a painter and continued to write, publishing a number of his most important articles in Vision and Design (1920). He produced eight books in the last ten years of his life, notably Transformations (1927) and Cézanne (1928).
LinksAll paintings by this artist on the BBC Your Paintings website
Charleston, Lewes, East Sussex
Fry Art Gallery, Saffron Waldren, Essex
Roger Fry in the Oxford Index