National Gallery to reconnect Britain with giant of US art Winslow Homer

Exhibition to tell story of painter’s move to seaside village in north-east England in 1881

He is a superstar artist in the US, revered for powerful civil war scenes and dramatic coastal storms, but Winslow Homer is barely known in the UK. Even less well known is the importance of an English seaside village in making him the truly great painter he became.

The National Gallery will this year aim to correct that with the first in-depth exhibition of Homer’s art staged in the UK.

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