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Le Brun, Christopher
Study for "Oh! Death will find me..."
Oil on panel
20 x 20 inches
Based on the poem by Rupert Brooke
690 Miami Circle, NE. #905
Atlanta, GA 30324
Christopher Le Brun elected President of the Royal Academy of Arts, London
Christopher Le Brun is one of the important European painters to emerge in the early 1980s, a central figure in the rich and emotional ‘rebirth’ of painting that quickly became known as ‘neo-expressionism’. His career was launched in London and was quickly furthered in New York and Berlin. Le Brun’s fragmented imagery of horses, discs, wings, towers, cypresses, and arabesques became known throughout Europe, Australia, and America.
Le Brun’s work has figured in some of the most important exhibitions of the last three decades and has entered some of the most important museum collections worldwide. The artist has received many honors: he is a member of Britain’s Royal Academy and is former trustee of the National Gallery and the Tate Gallery. For the Royal Mint of Great Britain he designed a new 50-Pence piece, and his latest sculpture, over 30 feet in height, was commissioned for the City of London and will be installed prior to the 2012 Olympics.
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