5 July 2019 – 5 October 2019

Roy Oxlade & David Bomberg

Roy Oxlade & David Bomberg exhibits work by David Bomberg (1890-1957) showcasing two of his main artistic themes: portraiture and landscape alongside early paintings by Roy Oxlade (1929-2014).

An exhibition, displaying student and teacher side by side.

 

Work by David Bomberg is displayed alongside early paintings by Roy Oxlade (1929-2014) showing the influence of Bomberg on Oxlade’s early artistic development. Two of Oxlade’s works on display were painted during the 1950s when Oxlade was a student of Bomberg’s.

Roy Oxlade and David Bomberg shared a number of key ideas in their distinct artistic practices. They both believed that objects and places should be central to an artist’s approach, and shared a rejection of traditional academic teaching.

 

‘Art endeavours to reveal what is true and needs to be free’ – David Bomberg

 

Roy Oxlade & David Bomberg

6 July – 6 October

 

Hastings Contemporary would like to thank Daniel Katz Gallery, Rose Wylie, and Alison Jacques for making this display possible. Work by David Bomberg is courtesy of the estate of David Bomberg and Daniel Katz Gallery. Work by Roy Oxlade is courtesy of the estate of Roy Oxlade and Alison Jacques Gallery.

David Bomberg, The Old City and Cathedral, Ronda, oil on panel, 1935 © the estate of David Bomberg. All rights reserved, DACS 2019. Photo credit: Daniel Katz Gallery
Roy Oxlade, Untitled, oil on panel, date unknown © The Estate of Roy Oxlade and Alison Jacques Gallery

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