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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 David Low

Sir David Low

1891-1963
Cartoonist
Sitter in 27 portraits | Artist associated with 495 portraits
L.S. Lowry

L.S. Lowry

1887-1976
Painter
Sitter in 21 portraits | Artist of 2 portraits
F.E. McWilliam

F.E. McWilliam

1909-1992
Sculptor
Sitter in 3 portraits | Artist of 2 portraits
Mary Adela Martin (née Balmford)

Mary Adela Martin (née Balmford)

1907-1969
Painter and sculptor
Sitter in 1 portrait
John Minton

John Minton

1917-1957
Painter and illustrator
Sitter in 4 portraits | Artist of 5 portraits
Henry Moore

Henry Moore

1898-1986
Sculptor
Sitter in 99 portraits | Artist of 1 portrait
Cedric Morris

Cedric Morris

1889-1982
Painter and horticulturist
Sitter in 3 portraits | Artist of 2 portraits
Rodrigo Moynihan

Rodrigo Moynihan

1910-1990
Painter
Sitter in 2 portraits | Artist associated with 8 portraits
Paul Nash

Paul Nash

1889-1946
Artist
Sitter in 32 portraits | Artist of 1 portrait
Victor Pasmore

Victor Pasmore

1908-1998
Artist
Sitter in 6 portraits
John Piper

John Piper

1903-1992
Artist and writer
Sitter in 59 portraits | Artist of 1 portrait
Paula Rego

Paula Rego

1935-
Artist
Sitter in 3 portraits | Artist of 2 portraits
Ceri Richards

Ceri Richards

1903-1971
Painter
Sitter in 12 portraits | Artist of 1 portrait
William Roberts

William Roberts

1895-1980
Painter
Sitter in 4 portraits | Artist of 7 portraits
Leonard Rosoman

Leonard Rosoman

1913-2012
Painter
Sitter in 7 portraits | Artist of 4 portraits
John Rattenbury Skeaping

John Rattenbury Skeaping

1901-1980
Sculptor
Sitter in 4 portraits
Jack Smith

Jack Smith

1928-2011
Artist
Sitter in 6 portraits
Sir Matthew Smith

Sir Matthew Smith

1879-1959
Painter
Sitter in 6 portraits | Artist of 4 portraits
Ruskin Spear

Ruskin Spear

1911-1990
Painter
Sitter in 10 portraits | Artist of 12 portraits
Graham Sutherland

Graham Sutherland

1903-1980
Painter
Sitter in 62 portraits | Artist associated with 23 portraits