In Tate Britain


Leon Kossoff (born 10 December 1926) is a British figurative painter known for portraits, life drawings and cityscapes of London, England.

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Artist as subject

R.B. Kitaj The Wedding


Frank Auerbach Portrait of Leon Kossoff


Leon Kossoff Self-Portrait


Helen Lessore Symposium I



Art Term


Impasto refers to an area of thick paint or texture, in a painting

Art Term

School of London

School of London was a term invented by artist R.B. Kitaj to describe a group of London-based artists who ...

Tate Papers

Curving Round: David Sylvester and the ‘Rediscovery’ of David Bomberg

Lee Hallman

Lee Hallman considers how David Sylvester’s role in the rehabilitation of David Bomberg’s reputation in the 1950s and ...

Tate Etc

MicroTate 22

Victoria Pomery , Corin Sworn , Peter Kennard and Sarah Burnage

Individual reflections on a work in the Tate collection

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