Leon Kossoff(1926-2019), Painter and draughtsman
Sitter in 8 portraits
Artist of 1 portrait
Born in London, Kossoff studied at St Martin's School of Art, the Royal College of Art and the Borough Polytechnic under David Bomberg, whose expressionist style was a lasting influence. Kossoff's subjects were portraits, London cityscapes and interiors and he applied his paint in a thick, impasto style. He exhibited at the Venice Biennale in 1995 and had a major retrospective at the Tate Gallery the following year.
by Julian Germain
archival inkjet print, 21 October 2009
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