Patrick George: Paintings and Drawings 1937–80
The Serpentine Gallery presented Patrick George’s second substantial exhibition devoted to his paintings and drawings.
The exhibition displayed over 60 drawings and 78 paintings by Patrick George (b.1923). The earliest painting was from 1937, when George himself was only a boy. Most of the works were assembled from the previous three decades.
At this point in his life, George divided his time between London and Suffolk. In London, he drew and painted people and objects and the view from his studio window. In Suffolk, he worked outside painting the fields and farms in the countryside. These landscapes, which were particularly well suited to being displayed in Kensington Gardens, were displayed alongside a number of portraits and views from his studio.