True to Life – British Realist Painting in the 1920s and 1930s
  • Edinburgh Fringe

Bringing together more than 80 paintings by an almost forgotten generation of artists, this exhibition explores the figurative tradition in British art between the two World Wars. It focuses on scrupulously detailed realist painting, part of a worldwide trend at the time, and features work by more than 50 artists. When abstract art became fashionable after the Second World War, these artists became sidelined and largely forgotten. This is the largest assembly of British realist art since the period itself. Showing only in Edinburgh.