Drawn from Life

People on Paper

Drawn from Life: People on Paper contains 60 drawing masterworks from the collections of the Arts Council and the British Council, celebrating images of people captured on paper.

This survey includes numerous works by some of the biggest names of twentieth and twenty-first century British art, including: Frank Auerbach, Peter Blake, Lucian Freud, Elizabeth Frink, Antony Gormley, Richard Hamilton, Barbara Hepworth, David Hockney, Howard Hodgkin, Gwen John, Wyndham Lewis, Henry Moore, Eduardo Paulozzi, Walter Sickert, Stanley Spencer, and Euan Uglow.

Martin Herbert writes an in-depth essay on the development of drawings of people in post-war British art.

Published to coincide with a touring exhibition opening at The Collection, Lincoln (26 February – 17 April 2016), Northumbria University Gallery (23 April – 19 June 2016), Galway Museum (2 July – 14 August 2016), Kirkby Gallery, Knowsley (27 August – 23 October 2016), and Abbot Hall, Kendal (29 October – late December 2016).

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