It was during his undergraduate years that WHA
formed close friendships with his near-contemporary and fellow writer Christopher Isherwood
and with fellow poet Stephen Spender
. For a while these three were seen as a...
October 1937: Sir William Coldstream founded the Euston...
Sir William Coldstream
founded the Euston Road School
of drawing and painting. The school promoted the idea of natural realism, focussing on observation and the use of the model, and moving away from abstraction.