Leon Kossof

is one of many British post-war artists Jane Allison included and Hyperallergic reviewed in Postwar Modern: New Art in Britain 1945–1965 at the Barbican. The timeliness of pointing out that absolute atrocity that is humanity’s preoccupation with war and noting the ability to convey the resulting emotions through non-figurative modalities is a good use of words and curatorial energy/attention.

More (like many mid-Century Modernists he did not exclusively practice abstraction).