17 Nov 2017 - 19 Jan 2018
Bomberg / MarrSpirits in the MassPiano Nobile presents Bomberg / Marr: Spirits in the Mass. Examining the personal and creative bonds uniting two pioneers of modern British painting, this exhibition forms the second instalment in a series exploring the relationship between teacher and student, following William Coldstream | Euan Uglow: Daisies and Nudes. In the years after the Second World War, Leslie Marr (b. 1922) studied with David Bomberg (1890-1957) at the Borough Polytechnic. Bomberg’s legendary classes were formative for an extraordinary generation of artists who studied and exhibited together, including Frank Auerbach, Cliff Holden,...