Modigliani’s tragically early death, the American Benjamin West, who painted almost entirely in England, Raphael, Ingres, and John Singer Sargent. What a year!
Independent and aloof, cats train their humans and think that they’re still large and ferocious. Paintings from Carpaccio to Bonnard.
A member of the Seven & Five group, when it moved towards abstract art in 1934, she resigned to pursue her individual style.
Considered one of the leading British painters of the first half of the 20th century, she was an incessant traveller, and came from New Zealand.
Formed in January 1933 with the sculptor Henry Moore, it was crucial to British Surrealism and modern British art more generally.