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Alfred Cohen: An American Artist in Europe

Bush House Arcade, London

16 Mar Alfred Cohen, The River (main image) Part of Alfred Cohen: An American Artist in Europe

Alfred Cohen: An American Artist in Europe

Between Figuration and Abstraction

16 March – 22 May 2020 | Monday – Friday 10.00-17.00 

99这里视频只精品2019The American artist (1920-2001) won a fellowship in 1949 on graduation from the Art Institute of Chicago to come to Europe for a year. He never left, studying and living in Paris and Germany before moving to London in 1960. His acclaimed exhibitions of breath-taking panoramas of the Thames, the London Docks and powerful figures based on the Commedia dell’Arte sold out. Film stars, directors and producers collected his pictures. In the mid-1960s he moved to Kent and later to Norfolk, specialising in painting the British landscape and the Channel coasts, interiors, people, and flowers.

Celebrating this twentieth-century artist on his centenary, Alfred Cohen: An American Artist in Europe charts the five main phases of his career. It highlights how Cohen’s paintings were in constant dialogue with several key modern art movements including Impressionism, Post-Impressionism, Expressionism, and Abstraction, and the radical evolution in his style that resulted in this powerful body of distinctive pictures.

This is the first London exhibition of Cohen’s work since his retrospective nearly 20 years ago. It is a collaboration between the , the , , the , and the Centre for Life-Writing Research at King’s College London. The exhibition is co-curated by Max Saunders and , and the exhibition and events programme is supported by the university’s Culture team.

The project includes a programme of events, including curators’ talks, art workshops and panel discussions. A lavishly illustrated book, including contributions from leading curators, art historians, critics and writers, is available for purchase from The Union Shop at Bush House and the Somerset House Shop, and .

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NB. The exhibition will be closed on 10 & 13 April, and 1 May, for Bank Holidays.

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Sunset from Blackfriars Bridge, 1961, Oil on board

Alfred Cohen Centenary

Alfred Cohen’s centenary is marked by four different exhibitions running throughout 2020.

16 March – 22 May: Arcade, Bush House, King’s College London, WC2B 4PJ9

9 May – 31 December: Alfred Cohen Museum, The School House, Wighton, near Wells-next-the-Sea, Norfolk NR23 1AL

20 June – 10 January: Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery, Castle Hill,Norwich, NR1 3JU

13 October – 31 December: Sainsbury Centre, University of East Anglia, Norfolk Road, Norwich NR4 7TJ 


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