Galleries and Exhibitions
Erin Lawlor's work is on display at Miles McEnery Gallery I 520 in New York, the United States. Erin Lawlor's work has most recently been displayed during the exhibition TOM LADUKE at Miles McEnery Gallery I 525 in New York, the United States. The exhibition was open from 10 June 2019 until 15 August 2019.
Erin Lawlor in private collections
Historical Context of United Kingdom
Through colonisation and the resulting rise of its Empire, the United Kingdom reached the status of a giant, although the prosperity and economic power did not shelter it from the obvious cultural authority of other continents and countries. With the United States on one side and its European neighbours on the other, Britain had been to a somewhat significant degree outshined by their respective impact on the art of the modern world. But it is towards the end of the nineteenth century that it truly became an essential and crucial agent in the development of the avant-garde, through major and progressive trends such at the Arts and Crafts Movement, which would become fundamental to the further development of bohemian artists movements or other artist-led guilds of the twentieth century. Vorticism is a significant movement, fundamentally distinctive of British modernism, it involved artists renowned for their association to the Bloomsbury group. A few critically acclaimed British artists of the modern and contemporary period include Stanley Spencer, Francis Bacon, Lucian Freud, Leon Kossoff, Frank Auerbach, David Hockney, Bridget Riley and Paula Rego among others – as well as the YBA generation led by Damien Hirst, Tracey Emin, Marc Quinn and Chris Ofili, in more recent years.