Tate Papers ISSN 1753-9854

Tate Papers no.16 Autumn 2011

British-born Lawrence Alloway (1926–1990) was a leading member of the Independent Group in the 1950s before moving in 1961 to the United States where he became an influential curator and critic. Read about Alloway’s life and legacy in this issue, together with a report about learning initiatives associated with the ARTIST ROOMS collection, based on the conference Interpretation, Theory & the Encounter held at Tate Britain on 9 July 2010.

Sylvia Sleigh Alloway Portrait of Lawrence Alloway 1965

Sylvia Sleigh Alloway
Portrait of Lawrence Alloway 1965
Oil paint on canvas
61 x 50.8 cm
© Private collection