Hampstead Studios Where Barbara Hepworth, Ben Nicholson, Henry Moore
and Herbert Read changed the face of 20th Century British Art
Perhaps the Isokon’s most renowned resident, Christie lived in the Isokon building between 1941 and 1947.
Our special exhibition for 2020 tells the story of two celebrated Isokon residents: Jacques Groag was a pioneer of Viennese modernist architecture, whilst Jacqueline had a profound impact on textile design in Britain.
The remarkable story of George Adams (1904–83), a Bauhaus-trained graphic designer who resided nearby the Isokon after lifetime of adventures.
Artist, designer and Isokon resident Moholy-Nagy was a true pioneer in the fields of painting, sculpture, film, photography, graphic, theatrical and exhibition design.
As the Director of the Bauhaus, Gropius was one of the most esteemed Isokon tenants and lived in the Lawn Road Flats from 1935 to 1937.
The Isokon building is an exemplar in high quality, affordable, compact, modern design; it was these same values that Allen Lane sought when he founded Penguin Books in 1935.
Marcel Breuer (1902–81) was a Bauhaus master, path-breaking furniture designer and a pioneer of post-war modern architecture. Born in Hungary, he ...
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