David Remfry – Royal Watercolour Society, UK
12 May — 31 Jul 2022
The inaugural exhibition at the new Royal Watercolour Society Gallery in Whitcomb Street, London will be a retrospective of work by David Remfry MBE RA RWS, as he celebrates his 80th birthday year.
The exhibition – curated by James Russell – of around 60 works, all created between 1979 and today, includes a selection of Remfry’s portraits, featuring such famous faces as actor Alan Cumming, fashion designer Stella McCartney and writer Quentin Crisp, his Dancers and Landscapes of New York.
Feted on both sides of the Atlantic as a painter and printmaker, Remfry (b.1942) is also renowned for his masterful, large-scale watercolours, often of people dancing, and New York cityscapes. He was Professor of Drawing at the Royal Academy Schools 2016-2018.