Graham Sutherland | the artist
The artist Graham Sutherland
Born 1903, London, England.
Died 1980, , .
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Works in the Tate collection
Graham Sutherland (1903-80) is everywhere and nowhere. His charred and thorny landscapes are held in quantity by museums all over Britain. His gargantuan tapestry of Christ dominates the entire space of Coventry Cathedral. His portraits and portraits of him, once so pre-eminent stud the National Portrait Gallery, and everyone knows the old chestnut about Lady Churchill quietly destroying Sutherland's portrait of Winston, who thought it made him look thick. But the artist himself is rarely a name on people's lips. Sutherland is not so much lost as forgotten…
Works in the MOMA collection