LONDON BUILDING SITES 1952-62
16 October 2009 – 17 January 2010
Introduction to the exhibition
An introduction to the exhibition with curator Dr Barnaby Wright.
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THE SHELL BUILDING: A SITE IN FOCUS
A close look at Auerbach’s paintings of the Shell Building Site, one of the most dramatic areas of post-war rebuilding in central London which the artist described as being like the Grand Canyon.
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Oxford Street Building Site:
This film explores the artist’s technique and gives insights into his working process from sketchbook drawing to finished oil painting.
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