Auerbach and Kossoff

Have you seen, The last art film, directed by Jake Auerbach and featuring his father, amongst other interviewees...
The sound quality was awful.
One of my Art School professors was Scottish and introduced us to a good many British painters including Auerbach and Kossoff. A number of the British painters of the period... including Kossoff, Auerbach, Francis Bacon, and Lucian Freud became known as the "School of London". They frequently hung out together... circling around the star of the period, Francis Bacon.


Tim Behrens, Lucian Freud, Francis Bacon, Frank Auerbach and Michael Andrews


Francis Bacon- Double Portrait: Lucian Freud and Frank Auerbach

Following Francis Bacon's death, Lucian Freud rose to the rank of the leading British painter and arguably the greatest living figurative painter of the time.


Lucian Freud- Portrait of Frank Auerbach

Of Kossoff and Auerbach I always found Auerbach's paintings far more interesting but I do quite like the portrait of Auerbach by Kossoff in the article: