The death of Leon Kossoff, who died on 4 July after a short illness is nearly the end of an era for the great wave of British painting known as the School of London.
I Cheer a Dead Man’s Sweetheart is both a celebration and an exploration of painting in Britain today, presenting the recent work of twenty-one living artists whose practices span six decades. Iconic figures such as Frank Auerbach and Leon Kossoff are presented next to other established, mid-career and emerging artists such asGary Wragg, Phoebe Unwin […]
14 May 2013
Leon Kossoff is quoted as saying: “London is in my bloodstream. It is always moving – the skies, the streets, the buildings. The people who walk past me when I draw become part of my life”. Entering the space at Annely Juda for his much-anticipated retrospective on this theme, one is met by a pulsating, […]