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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
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

Norman Peter Dawson

Artist
Artist of 4 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
No individual image available for this person

Ronald Ossory Dunlop

1894-1973
Painter
Artist of 2 portraits
Henri E. Du Plessis

Henri E. Du Plessis

1894-1970
Painter
Sitter in 2 portraits
No individual image available for this person

John Epstein

1937-1997
Artist
Sitter in 2 portraits
Anthony John Plowden Eyton

Anthony John Plowden Eyton

1923-
Artist
Sitter in 3 portraits
John Farleigh

John Farleigh

1900-1965
Painter, engraver and illustrator
Sitter in 1 portrait
Mary Fedden

Mary Fedden

1915-2012
Painter and printmaker
Sitter in 6 portraits
No individual image available for this person

Hans Feibusch

1898-1998
Artist
Artist of 2 portraits
James Fitton

James Fitton

1899-1982
Painter and designer
Sitter in 4 portraits
Terry Frost

Terry Frost

1915-2003
Artist and teacher of art
Sitter in 14 portraits | Artist of 3 portraits
Anthony Fry

Anthony Fry

1927-2016
Artist
Sitter in 2 portraits
Roger Fry

Roger Fry

1866-1934
Critic and painter
Sitter in 18 portraits | Artist of 5 portraits
William Gear

William Gear

1915-1997
Painter
Sitter in 6 portraits
No individual image available for this person

Patrick George

1923-2016
Painter and teacher
Artist of 1 portrait
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
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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