Jonathan Clark Fine Art Home Artists Exhibitions Art Fairs Inventory Gallery Info

Edward Burra    (British, 1905-1976)

 Edward Burra - Flowering Vegetables (Works on Paper (Drawings, Watercolors etc.)) h: 134 x w: 76.5 cm / h: 52.8 x w: 30.1 in
Edward Burra
Flowering Vegetables 1957-1959
 
  

Biography
1905 Born March 29 in South Kensington, London (UK)
1921 - 1923 Studied at Chelsea School of Art
1923 - 1924 Studied at the R.C.A.
1929 First one-man exhibition at the Leicester Galleries
1931 Made designs for the Camargo Society's ballet Rio Grande
1933 member of Unit One
1936 - 1938 exhibited with the English Surrealists
1963 Made designs for several Sadler's Wells and Covent Garden productions. A.R.A.
1976 Died October 22 in Hastings, England (UK)

Exhibitions
2007 Strange Events Permit Themselves the Luxury of Occurring - Camden Arts Centre, London (England)
2007 Modern Britain 1900-1960 - NGV National Gallery of Victoria International, Melbourne, VIC
2007 Modern British watercolours and drawings - Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW
2005 A Selection of Modern British, European and American Paintings - Crane Kalman Gallery, London (England)
2005 Works on Paper - From Turner to Freud - Lefevre Fine Art Limited, London (England)
2005 A Centenary Exhibition - Edward Burra 1905-1976 - Lefevre Fine Art Limited, London (England) (solo)
2005 Edward Burra - Real and Surreal - James Hyman Fine Art, London (England) (solo)
2004 Edward Burra - Connaught Brown, London (England) (solo)
2003 MAKING WAVES: MASTERPIECES OF MODERN BRITISH ART - Ben Uri Gallery, London (England)
2001 Drawing Distinctions - Milton Keynes Gallery, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire (England)
1999 '45-'99 - Kettle's Yard, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire (England)
1988 British art of the 20C - Richard Nagy, London (England)
PUBLIC COLLECTIONS
National Gallery of Canada - Musée des beaux-arts du Canada, Ottawa, ON, Canada
Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, Wellington, New Zealand
Pallant House Gallery, Chichester, West Sussex (England)
Leeds City Art Gallery, Leeds (England)
Tate Britain, London (England)
Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester (England)
SCAG - Southampton City Art Gallery, Southampton (England)
artnet—The Art World Online. ©2014 Artnet Worldwide Corporation. All rights reserved. artnet® is a registered trademark of Artnet Worldwide Corporation, New York, NY, USA.