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John Bratby, R.A.

1928-1992

A painter and writer, Bratby studied at the Kingston College of Art 1948–50 and at the Royal College of Art 1951–4. Considered the founder of Kitchen Sink Realism, he became close to Derrick Greaves, Edward Middleditch and Jack Smith who were also active in the development of the movement. Bratby was elected a Royal Academician[…]