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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.

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
Anthony Eric Sandall Green

Anthony Eric Sandall Green

1939-
Painter
Sitter in 4 portraits | Artist of 1 portrait
Nina Hamnett

Nina Hamnett

1890-1956
Painter
Sitter in 1 portrait | Artist of 2 portraits
Stanley William Hayter

Stanley William Hayter

1901-1988
Printmaker
Sitter in 3 portraits
Adrian Heath

Adrian Heath

1920-1992
Artist
Sitter in 6 portraits
Barbara Hepworth

Barbara Hepworth

1903-1975
Sculptor; second wife of Ben Nicholson
Sitter in 30 portraits | Artist of 1 portrait
Josef Herman

Josef Herman

1911-2000
Painter
Sitter in 14 portraits | Artist of 2 portraits
Gertrude Hermes

Gertrude Hermes

1901-1983
Artist
Sitter in 1 portrait | Artist of 5 portraits
Patrick Heron

Patrick Heron

1920-1999
Painter and art critic
Sitter in 14 portraits | Artist of 5 portraits
Ivon Hitchens

Ivon Hitchens

1893-1979
Painter
Sitter in 31 portraits
David Hockney

David Hockney

1937-
Artist
Sitter in 49 portraits | Artist associated with 14 portraits
Frances Hodgkins

Frances Hodgkins

1869-1947
Painter
Sitter in 1 portrait
Augustus John

Augustus John

1878-1961
Painter
Sitter in 106 portraits | Artist associated with 33 portraits
Edward McKnight Kauffer

Edward McKnight Kauffer

1890-1954
Artist and graphic designer
Sitter in 10 portraits
Leon Kossoff

Leon Kossoff

1926-
Painter and draughtsman
Sitter in 8 portraits | Artist of 1 portrait
Jacob Kramer

Jacob Kramer

1892-1962
Artist
Sitter in 1 portrait | Artist associated with 7 portraits
Maurice Lambert

Maurice Lambert

1901-1964
Sculptor
Sitter in 28 portraits | Artist of 5 portraits