First ever group exhibition of the Bay Area School artists to be staged …

LONDON.- Thomas Williams Fine Art presents an important exhibition of paintings from the Bay Area School, featuring work by a distinct and powerful group of artists working in San Francisco during the 1940’s, ‘50’s and ‘60’s. It is the first ever group exhibition of the Bay Area School artists to be staged outside the United States, coinciding with the publication of a major scholarly book on the subject published by Lund Humphries.

At the end of World War II San Francisco witnessed an artistic and cultural revolution, as large numbers of the GIs who were discharged in the area found their way to the doors of the California School of Fine Arts, under the progressive leadership of avant-garde museum curator Douglas MacAgy. They

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