Jonathan Clark Fine Art

Edward Burra

(British, 1905–1976)

flowering vegetables by edward burra

Edward Burra

Flowering Vegetables, 1957–1959

Price on Request

Biography

Timeline

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)
Modern Britain 1900-1960 - NGV National Gallery of Victoria International, Melbourne, VIC
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)
Works on Paper - From Turner to Freud - Lefevre Fine Art Limited, London (England)
A Centenary Exhibition - Edward Burra 1905-1976 - Lefevre Fine Art Limited, London (England) (solo)
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)