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Two artists who broke the rules: Soutine | Kossoff, at Hastings Contemporary, reviewed

24 June 2023

9:00 AM

24 June 2023

9:00 AM


Hastings Contemporary, until 24 September

Rules in art exist to be broken but it takes chutzpah, which could explain why so many rule-breakers in modern figurative art were Jewish. Given that they were breaking the law by making figurative art in the first place, they went for broke.

Born a generation apart, Chaïm Soutine (1893-1943) and Leon Kossoff (1926-2019) had much in common.

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