Julian Bell(1908-1937), Poet; son of Vanessa Bell and Clive Bell
Sitter in 8 portraits
Julian had an unusually close relationship with his mother, Vanessa Bell. She wished his upbringing to be as natural and un-dogmatic as possible; he grew to be an adventurous and reckless child. Vanessa repeatedly tried to discourage Julian from going to Spain and was devastated by his death.
Develop your art skills
Discover our BP Next Generation short films made by artists. Follow step by step guides in drawing and painting techniques.
Hold Still photography workshop
Reflect on your own experiences of lockdown through this easy-to-do from home, photographic exercise.
Draw Like a Renaissance Master
Revisit The Encounter exhibition and learn about Renaissance and Baroque drawing methods and materials.