Date: Friday 24 May 2013, from 8.30Breakfast from 8.00 to 8.30 am. Private guided tour from 8.30 to 9.30 am
Where: Royal Academy of Arts, Burlington House, Picadilly, London W1J 0BD
Open for Patron Members only and their spouses - free
For further information, please contact Karim Mijal at firstname.lastname@example.org 0207 092 6638
When Bellows died at age forty-two, he was considered one of the greatest artists in America. His fascination with New York’s gritty urban landscape, its technological marvels and the diversity of its inhabitants, made him both an artist of the modern city and an insightful observer of the dynamic and challenging decades of the early 20th century.
Bellows’ short career encompassed a range of subject matter and the exhibition will explore the principle themes of his work, featuring boxing fights, cityscapes, views of the Hudson River, social scenes, seascapes, portraits and the First World War. The exhibition will present 71 works of art: 38 paintings, 14 drawings, and 17 lithographs, covering Bellow’s career between 1905 and 1925.
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