The History Men: Dr Thomas Rohkrämer and Dr Kay Schiller

The History Men: Dr Thomas Rohkrämer and Dr Kay Schiller
by Milan Ivanic, 2014
© Milan Ivanic

Acrylic on Canvas

Milan Ivanic studied at Hollar School of Art, Prague and the Academy of Fine Arts, Prague before settling in the UK. His work has been seen in solo exhibitions in the UK and in group exhibitions in the USA, Australia and the Czech Republic. He was selected for the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition 2011.

The portrait is of Dr Rohkrämer, Reader in German History at Lancaster University, and Dr Schiller, Reader in Modern European History at Durham University. At the conclusion of a party, the two men sat together in the kitchen to discuss their subjects in German. Ivanic says: ‘I couldn’t follow the conversation: what I could do was to draw them, and respond to the intensity of the conversation.’



Exhibitors

Natalia

by Jorge Abbad-Jaime de Aragón

J.

by Eleana Antonaki

Family Portrait

by Salvador Antúnez del Cerro

Chinese Soup

by Dragos Badita

F**k Mondays

by Nathalie Beauvillain Scott

Annabelle and Guy

by Matan Ben Cnaan

Rebekkah

by Sara Berman

Nana

by Maud C. Bryt

Simon

by Steve Caldwell

The Red Chair

by Maria Carbonell

Father and Son

by Kelly Carmody

Self-Portrait

by Comhghall Casey

Self-Portrait

by Jorge Castillejo Striano

Sauvageonne

by Magali Cazo

Juanito

by José Luis Corella

Back Portrait no.8

by Daniel Coves

Sink or Swim

by Ian Cumberland

Ordeal

by Murat Tezcan Demirbas

Sean Arrives

by Stephen Durnin

Parotia

by Robert Fawcett

Hamish & Sophie Forsyth

by Nancy Fletcher

Eliza

by Michael Gaskell

The Reader

by Raoof Haghighi

Under the Clootie Tree

by Lyndsey Jameson

Genesis

by Jerome Lagarrigue

The View in Winter

by David Lawton

This

by Gavan McCullough

SPW

by Shawn McGovern

How Soon is Now? (Self)

by Alan McGowan

Sebastian

by Jan Mikulka

Elizabeth (2015)

by Nashunmenghe

My Mother, My Sister

by Grace O'Connor

The Convalescent

by Helen O'Sullivan-Tyrrell

What Now

by Rebecca Orcutt

Clarity

by Frank Oriti

The Cynic

by Tristan Pigott

Happy Melancholy

by Ivan Rerat

Anwen

by Anne-Christine Roda

A portrait of Ben the Masseur

by Lee Myles Simmonds

Tenold

by Jordan Sokol

Ugly - Portrait of Robert Hoge

by Nick Stathopoulos

Julian Bingley

by Benjamin Sullivan

Charlotte and Emily

by Leslie Watts

Figure Lying by Water

by Antony Williams

Just After Noon

by Sophie Williams