Caulfield Exhibition, Tate Britain, London
Caulfield Exhibition, Tate Britain, London

Tate Britain presents a survey exhibition of the celebrated British painter, Patrick Caulfield (1936–2005).  From the 1960s, Caulfield  has been known for his iconic and vibrant paintings of modern life that reinvigorated traditional artistic genres such as the still life. Celebrating the artist’s mastery of colour, graphic elegance as well as his wit, this exhibition will offer the chance to reassess his influences and the legacy of his approach to painting.

Patrick Caulfield came to prominence in the mid-1960s after studying at the Royal College of Art where fellow students included David Hockney. Through his participation in the defining The New Generation exhibition at the Whitechapel Art Gallery in 1964, he became associated with Pop Art. However he resisted this label throughout his career, instead preferring to see himself as a ‘formal artist’ and an inheritor of painting traditions from Modern Masters such as Georges BraqueJuan Gris and Fernand Léger who influenced his composition and choice of subject matter.

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Tate Britain
Millbank
Westminster
London
SW1P 4RG
United Kingdom
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