Christopher Le Brun (b. 1951, Portsmouth, UK) is a painter, sculptor and printmaker. He trained at the Slade and Chelsea Schools of Art in London. Since 2011 he has been President of the Royal Academy, London. He was one of the founding trustees of the Royal Drawing School from 2000-2017. He was the first Professor of drawing at the Royal Academy (2004), and in 2012 Tate commissioned a film 'Re-imagining the line' in which he taught a life drawing class. He has exhibited extensively worldwide, and is represented by galleries in New York, Singapore and Berlin. His work is held in public and private collections including Tate; Museum of Modern Art; Metropolitan Museum; V&A; Yale; and the Art Gallery of New South Wales.
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