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Graham Sutherland    (British, 1903-1980)




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Biography
1925 One-man exhibition of prints and drawings at the Twenty-One Gallery
1920 - 1926 Worked as a printmaker
1921 - 1926 Spent a year as an apprentice engineering draughtsman before entering Goldsmith’s College in London, where he studied etching and engraving
1928 One-man exhibition of prints and drawings at the Twenty-One Gallery
1926 - 1933 Member of the Royal Society of Painter-Etchers and Engravers
1936 Participated in the International Surrealist Exhibition in London
1930 - 1939 Exhibited with the New English Art Club and the London Group
1926 - 1940 Taught at the Chelsea School of Art (firstly engraving, later, composition and book illustration)
1951 Designed a mural, The Origins of the Land, for the Festival of Britain
1951 Retrospective exhibition at the Institute of Contemporary Arts
1952 Designed a huge tapestry, Christ the Redeemer Enthroned in Glory, for the high altar in the new Coventry Cathedral (it was installed in 1962)
1952 Exhibited in the Venice Biennale
1952 Retrospective exhibition at the Musée National de l’Art Moderne in Paris
1953 Retrospective exhibition at the Tate Gallery
1954 Portrait commission for Winston Churchill
1955 Exhibited at the Sao Paolo Bienal
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