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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.

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
Anthony Imre Alexander Gross

Anthony Imre Alexander Gross

1905-1984
Painter and etcher
Sitter in 2 portraits
Nina Hamnett

Nina Hamnett

1890-1956
Painter
Sitter in 1 portrait | Artist of 2 portraits
James Hamilton Hay

James Hamilton Hay

1874-1916
Painter and etcher
Sitter in 1 portrait
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 15 portraits | Artist of 5 portraits
No individual image available for this person

Cicely Mary Hey

1896-1980
Painter; wife of Robert Rattray Tatlock
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
Albert Henry Thomas Irvin

Albert Henry Thomas Irvin

1922-2015
Painter
Sitter in 8 portraits
Augustus John

Augustus John

1878-1961
Painter
Sitter in 106 portraits | Artist associated with 33 portraits
No individual image available for this person

Karin Jonzen

1914-1998
Artist
Artist of 1 portrait
Edward McKnight Kauffer

Edward McKnight Kauffer

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

Leon Kossoff

1926-2019
Painter and draughtsman
Sitter in 8 portraits | Artist of 1 portrait

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