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London Group


108 People in artist grouping:

Still active, and with its largest membership numbers, The London Group, created in 1913, continues to be the only democratically run artists' group to have spanned two centuries. Formed from members of The Camden Town Group and The Vorticists movement, the group was a reaction to The Royal Academy's dominance over the London art world, restricting artists in their ability to choose what they learnt in their classes, made and exhibited. The young original members in 1913 set out to radicalise the art scene, by giving artists access to affordable exhibition venues, where they could curate their own shows. The group flourished, and the 1960s-70s marked a golden era in their bid to revitalise the art world, as they became the group of choice for all new emerging artists, continuing to host affordable and popular shows.

Eileen Agar

Eileen Agar

1899-1991
Painter
Sitter in 4 portraits | Artist of 2 portraits
Craigie Aitchison

Craigie Aitchison

1926-2009
Artist
Sitter in 5 portraits | Artist of 1 portrait
Edward Ardizzone

Edward Ardizzone

1900-1979
Artist and illustrator
Sitter in 6 portraits
(William) Kenneth Armitage

(William) Kenneth Armitage

1916-2002
Sculptor
Sitter in 12 portraits
Frank Auerbach

Frank Auerbach

1931-
Painter
Sitter in 37 portraits | Artist of 5 portraits
John Banting

John Banting

1902-1972
Painter
Sitter in 3 portraits | Artist associated with 7 portraits
Vanessa Bell

Vanessa Bell

1879-1961
Painter; sister of Virginia Woolf
Sitter in 19 portraits | Artist associated with 14 portraits
John Randall Bratby

John Randall Bratby

1928-1992
Painter and writer; Editor-in-chief of Art Quarterly
Sitter in 24 portraits | Artist of 3 portraits
Edward Burra

Edward Burra

1905-1976
Painter
Sitter in 3 portraits | Artist of 3 portraits
Jeffrey Camp

Jeffrey Camp

1923-
Artist and teacher
Sitter in 3 portraits
Richard Carline

Richard Carline

1896-1980
Painter, writer and administrator
Sitter in 1 portrait
Lynn Chadwick

Lynn Chadwick

1914-2003
Sculptor
Sitter in 17 portraits | Artist associated with 1 portrait
Alan Davie

Alan Davie

1920-2014
Painter, poet, jazz musician, silversmith and jeweller
Sitter in 5 portraits
No individual image available for this person

Peter de Francia

1921-2012
Artist
Artist of 1 portrait
Jessica Dismorr

Jessica Dismorr

1885-1939
Painter
Sitter in 1 portrait | Artist of 1 portrait
Frank Owen Dobson

Frank Owen Dobson

1886-1963
Sculptor
Sitter in 18 portraits | Artist of 8 portraits
Terry Frost

Terry Frost

1915-2003
Artist and teacher of art
Sitter in 13 portraits | Artist of 3 portraits
Roger Fry

Roger Fry

1866-1934
Critic and painter
Sitter in 18 portraits | Artist of 5 portraits
Mark Gertler

Mark Gertler

1891-1939
Painter
Sitter in 99 portraits | Artist of 5 portraits
Sir Lawrence Gowing

Sir Lawrence Gowing

1918-1991
Painter and art historian
Sitter in 5 portraits | Artist of 3 portraits