John Bratby | the artist




The artist John Bratby
Born July 19 1928, London, England.
Died 1992 Hastings, Sussex, England.

Style and technique of the artist: Painting, Kitchen Sink,


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Born in London. Studied at Kingston School of Art 1948-49 and Royal College of Art in 1951-54. His first solo exhibition at Beaux Art Gallery in 1954, where he exhibited regularly…
Works in the TATE collection
This painting of the artist’s son is typical of Bratby’s interest in the objects and details of daily life. Bratby delights in the rubbish surrounding the pram in which the child sleeps with his bear…
Patti in the Bath at Hove’ and ‘In the Garden’
John Bratby was the leader of the so-called Kitchen Sink painters of the 1950s who portrayed domestic and working class scenes with a gritty ‘warts and all’ realism…


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