Patrick Morgan RCA

United Kingdom

Artist biography

Patrick Morgan RCA is a creative artist, who was born and brought up in the United Kingdom, like other famous artists such as John Smith, Zarina Bhimji, Basil Beattie, Neill Kidgell, and Mark Barker.

Patrick Morgan RCA's exhibition

Patrick Morgan RCA most recent exhibition recorded on Artland was at Hans & Fritz Contemporary in London with the exhibition Solo Exhibition. The exhibition was open from 03 October 2019 until 05 December 2019.

Historical Context of United Kingdom

The UK has been an essential hub for artistic production for centuries. While it gained considerable wealth from colonisation and the rise of its Empire, it was also unsheltered from the cultural influences of other countries and continents. In the contemporary period, Britain had been to a great extent overshadowed by the reputation of its European neighbours on one side, and of the United States on the other. But towards the end of the nineteenth century, Britain became a significant centre in the development of the avant-garde. This includes the Arts and Crafts Movement, a cutting-edge movement paving the way for artist-led organisations, associations and organisational co-operative types that would later become into a template of sorts for bohemian artists movements of the Twentieth Century. Ground-breaking artistic movements that epitomize British modernism include for instance Vorticism, comprised of artists associated with the Bloomsbury group. Some noteworthy British artists of the modern and contemporary period include Stanley Spencer, Francis Bacon, Lucian Freud, Leon Kossoff, Frank Auerbach, David Hockney, Bridget Riley, Paula Rego - and in more recent years the YBA generation led by Damien Hirst, Tracey Emin, Marc Quinn, Chris Ofili and others.

Patrick Morgan RCA