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In Conversation: East London Group of Artists: From Bow to Biennale c.1928 - 1936

10 Jun 2014

Event times

7 - 8:30pm

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https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/in-conversation-east-london-group-tickets-11633567313

London, United Kingdom

Address

Travel Information

  • 205
  • Bow Road (Hammersmith & City, District lines)
  • Bow Church (DLR)

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Join David Buckman (author of Bow to Biennale), Alan & Janeta Waltham (relatives), Michael Regan (curator) & Rosamond Murdoch (Nunnery Gallery director) to discuss the life and works of the East London Group of Artists. Mentored by Walter Sickert & John Cooper, the East London Group flourished in 1920's & 30's, recording East London through painting & drawing. Exploring the transformation of a group of working class east end painters, firemen and basket weavers into a group of world renowned artists, this is a fascinating and rare opportunity to see these paintings gathered once more in the East End of London. Featuring original works by : John Cooper, Walter Sickert, Harold & Walter Steggles, Henry Silk, Phyllis Bray, Elwin Hawthorne, Grace Oscroft, Cecil Osborne, George Board and Albert Turpin.

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