RADICAL FIGURES: POST-WAR BRITISH FIGURATIVE PAINTING │ Manchester Art Gallery → 23 November 2014

Mîcl Andrūz│FOR PPL SÚNBÊĐÑ│1955│Ātscaunsl C̣leẋn
Mîcl Andrūz│FOR PPL SÚNBÊĐÑ│1955│Ātscaunsl C̣leẋn

“Ɖs dsple xplorz ɖ pạniyrñ rôl ɖt pêntrz sč az Fransis Bêcn, Lūsı̣n Frýd n Dêvid Hocni plêd in ɖ riinvnšn v fiğṛtv āt in ɖ secnd hāf v ɖ 20ʈ senčri.

In pôstwor Britiš āt, radicl wrc tendd twdz verı̣s stîlz inflụnst bî ɖ modn āt v Paris n Ny Ywc, sč az Sriylizm, abstraẋn n Popāt. Alñsd ɖz paṛlel muvmnts ɖr xistd anɖr cnd v āt pạnird bî a grūp v lūsli asošietd ātists lêtr lebld Ɖ Scūl v Lundn. Ẇt ɖe hd in comn wz a frm ḅlif ɖt ɖe cd fînd ny wez t criet riylist pêntñz n riinvent ɖ repṛzentešn v ɖ hymn figr t mc it reḷvnt in a wrld trwṃtîzd bî ɖ Secnd Wrldwor.

Mni v ɖs grūp v fiğṛtv pêntrz wr t b fând drōñ in ɖ Našnl Gaḷri, Lundn, ẇn nt in ɖer stydioz. Ɖe studid ɖ āt v ɖ Rnesns n v Impreṣ̌nizm wɖ a pašn, siyñ ɖ pạnirz bfr modn āt az ɖer tīčrz. Ɖer wrc olso hd orijinz in prīwor Britiš āt: in ɖ pêntñ v Wōltr Sic̣t, Dêvid Bombrg n ɖ riylists v ɖ Ystnrôd Scūl.

Ʈru ɖ 1970z n 1980z ɖer wrc grajli bgan t b recgnîzd az amñst ɖ most impwtnt Britiš āt v its tîm. Hu cd b cnsidrd pāt v ɖs undiclerd grūp hz olwz vẹrid, bt Fransis Bêcn, Lūsı̣n Frýd, Franc Ârbac, Mîcl Andrūz, Lion Cosof, Ywn Ūglo n ɖ mr Popāt-asošietd Dêvid Hocni r rgādd az ɖ ci ātists. Btwn ɖm ɖe fând ny wez v lcñ intnsli at ɖ wrld arnd ɖm, t cmbîn in pênt ẇt ɖe sw, wɖ ẇt ɖe felt.

Ɖ dsple includz wrcs bî Bêcn, Frýd n Hocni fṛm ɖ c̣lẋnz v Mančestr Ātgaḷri n Ɖ Ẇitẉʈ Ātgaḷri, alñsd wrcs fṛm ɖ Ātscaunsl C̣lẋn, Lundn.

An Ātscaunsl C̣lẋn Pātnršp ṣpwtd bî Cristi’z.

Ṣlctd bî Tim Wilcox”

Ywn Ūglo│GRL’Z HED IN PRÔFÎL WĐ CAP ON│1963–4│Ātscaunsl C̣leẋn

GAḶRI WEBSAIT


BBC – YR PÊNTÑZ

MÎCL ANDRŪZ • FRANSIS BÊCN • LION COSOF • LŪSỊN FRÝD • DÊVID HOCNI • FRANC ŌBAC • YWN ŪGLO


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