William Turnbull: Centenary Retrospective

29 June - 20 July

Offer Waterman and Turnbull Studio present a major retrospective exhibition of William Turnbull (1922 - 2012) to celebrate the centenary of the artist’s birth.

One of Britain's most important post-war Modernists, Turnbull explored the changing contemporary world and its ancient past, actively engaging with the shifting concerns of British, European and American artists.

The exhibition at No.9 Cork Street was the most comprehensive exhibition of Turnbull's work since a major retrospective at the Tate Gallery in 1973. It brought together more than 60 paintings and sculptures from every period of the artist’s career as well as a small number of works on paper from the late 1940s. The majority of the works came directly from the estate, complemented by major loans from private collections to ensure a comprehensive presentation of the artist’s mastery of different mediums.



William Turnbull (1922-2012), Agamemnon, 1962, bronze, rosewood and stone, 67 x 18 x 18 1/4 inches, stamped with artist’s monogram on bronze, unique. Photo by Prudence Cuming Associates. Courtesy Offer Waterman