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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 5 portraits | Artist of 2 portraits
Craigie Aitchison

Craigie Aitchison

1926-2009
Artist
Sitter in 5 portraits | Artist of 1 portrait
Michael James Andrews

Michael James Andrews

1928-1995
Painter
Sitter in 24 portraits
Boris von Anrep

Boris von Anrep

1883-1969
Mosaicist
Sitter in 4 portraits
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
Basil Beattie

Basil Beattie

1935-
Painter
Sitter in 2 portraits
Vanessa Bell

Vanessa Bell

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

John Bellany

1942-2013
Painter
Sitter in 9 portraits | Artist of 4 portraits
Stanislawa Bevan (née de Karlowska)

Stanislawa Bevan (née de Karlowska)

1876-1952
Painter
Sitter in 2 portraits
Frank Bowling

Frank Bowling

1936-
Artist
Sitter in 4 portraits
John Randall Bratby

John Randall Bratby

1928-1992
Painter and writer; Editor-in-chief of Art Quarterly
Sitter in 25 portraits | Artist of 3 portraits
Robert Buhler

Robert Buhler

1916-1989
Painter
Sitter in 2 portraits | Artist of 1 portrait
Edward Burra

Edward Burra

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

Jeffery Camp

1923-2020
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
Robert Clatworthy

Robert Clatworthy

1928-2015
Sculptor
Sitter in 1 portrait | Artist of 1 portrait

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