In Tate Britain

Biography

Leon Kossoff (10 December 1926 – 4 July 2019) was a British figurative painter known for portraits, life drawings and cityscapes of London, England.

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Artworks

Artist as subject

Features

  • Art Term

    Impasto

    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 were ...
  • 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 1960s illuminates ...
  • 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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