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Tate Britain: Drawings by the Camden Town Group

Tate Britain currently have an exhibition of Drawings by the Camden Town Group until Sunday 18th March 2012. The collection sees the mention of John Doman Turner next to Spencer Gore’s ‘Ballet Scene’. Quote from the exhibition ‘Gore held firm views on the practice and techniques of drawing, providing regular instruction to another Camden Town … Continue reading

Biography

John Doman Turner (c. 1873 – 3 January 1938) was a British painter and member of the Camden Town Group. Born in Streatham, Turner received artistic training by correspondence from Spencer Gore while working as a stockbroker’s clerk. This correspondence still exists, and has been used by subsequent artists, for example Esther Freud in her … Continue reading

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