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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
Michael James Andrews

Michael James Andrews

1928-1995
Painter
Sitter in 24 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
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
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
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
Sir William Menzies Coldstream

Sir William Menzies Coldstream

1908-1987
Painter
Sitter in 22 portraits
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
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
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