23 October 2015

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Frank Auerbach’s Entire Career Explored At Marlborough Fine Art

Marlborough Fine Art announces a solo exhibition of Frank Auerbach (b. 1931) that will include paintings and drawings spanning the artist’s entire career, from the 1950s to the present day. Some 25 works will be on display, including new works that have never been exhibited. The exhibition will include both the portraits and urban landscapes […]

7 October 2015

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Frank Auerbach: Depth, Texture And Space Retrospective Opens At Tate Britain

Frank Auerbach is clearly one of the most important living artists in Britain today. Born in 1931 in Berlin, he has created some of the most resonant and inventive paintings of recent times. His portraits of people and urban landscapes painted near his London studio are synonymous with the progressive style of abstract work known as the School of London. […]

7 April 2015

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Frank Auerbach Survey Announced For October At Tate Britain

A survey of work by the painter Frank Auerbach is set to open at Tate Britain next October. Auerbach (b 1931, Berlin) has made some of the most resonant and inventive paintings of recent times, of people and of the urban landscapes near his London studio. As the artist reaches his 84th birthday, Tate Britain will open […]

3 March 2015

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Two Frank Auerbach Works From The Estate Of Lucian Freud For Courtauld Gallery Collection

The Courtauld Gallery has announced the most significant addition to its modern collections in over a decade – two masterpieces by Frank Auerbach; ‘Rebuilding the Empire Cinema, Leicester Square’, 1962, and ‘Summer, Tretire’, 1975. The works come from the private collection of Auerbach’s close friend, the late Lucian Freud and have been allocated to The […]

28 August 2014

Frank Auerbach – Lucian Freud’s Collection At Tate Britain

Tate Britain presents a very significant private collection of paintings by the octogenarian artist frank Auerbach, taken from the personal collection of his dearly departed friend Lucian Freud. Collected over many years; the artist’s works hung in Freud’s house until his death in 2011. Earlier this year the collection was accepted in lieu of inheritance […]

26 August 2014

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Frank Auerbach Paintings And Drawings from Lucian Freud Estate Exhibited

From today, Tate Britain will be exhibiting one of the most significant private collection of paintings and drawings by one of Britain’s greatest living artists, Frank Auerbach. The works were collected by Lucian Freud throughout his life and hung in Freud’s house in London until his death in 2011.  Lucian Freud collected these paintings and […]

26 July 2014

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Lucian Freud Bequeaths £16.2m Frank Auerbach Collection To The Nation

A collection of paintings and drawings by Frank Auerbach belonging to the artist Lucian Freud is looking for a permanent home in public museums and galleries across the UK. The collection was bequeathed to the nation when the painter died in 2011, in Lieu of taxes under the AIL scheme. The £16.2m gift is the […]

27 January 2014

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Frank Auerbach and Leon Kossoff Feature In New De la Warr Pavilion Exhibition

I Cheer a Dead Man’s Sweetheart is both a celebration and an exploration of painting in Britain today, presenting the recent work of twenty-one living artists whose practices span six decades.  Iconic figures such as Frank Auerbach and Leon Kossoff are presented next to other established, mid-career and emerging artists such asGary Wragg, Phoebe Unwin […]

26 November 2013

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Paintings by Frank Auerbach And Rembrandt Move To The Rijksmuseum

Frank Auerbach: “Rembrandt is a miraculous draftsman of life in motion and one of the first painters who really moved me. He never stopped being important to me.” Following in a tradition of special displays of works by artists inspired by the Rijksmuseum’s world famous collection of Dutch Masters, six paintings by Frank Auerbach will go […]

14 August 2012

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Frank Auerbach Early Portraits London Autumn Exhibition

An exhibition of early portraits by the artist Frank Auerbach will go on display in a special loan show at Offer Waterman Gallery in London from 2 November – 1 December 2012  (Press View Thursday 31 October 2012).   Frank Auerbach, Early Works 1954 – 1978, curated by independent curator and art historian Catherine Lampert, will […]

10 February 2012

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Portrait Of Lucian Freud Revealed For First Time

Bonhams is all set for Monday’s sale of important works by key artists of the twentieth century – including the only portrait Auerbach ever made of Freud –, estimated to make £1,853,000-2,725,000 According to Benedetta Ghione-Webb, Head of Sale, each lot has been ‘carefully selected because it shows the very best of the artist’. Pride […]

19 November 2011

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Bonhams Breaks Records For Lowry And Henry Moore

This week’s 20th Century British and Irish Art sale at Bonhams broke the world auction record for a work on paper by Henry Moore. After a considerable bidding war, the 1941 drawing of a seated mother and child sold for £634,850. It was featured in last year’s major retrospective of Henry Moore at the Tate […]

14 October 2011

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Britain’s Most Important Post-War Painters New Exhibition

The Mystery of Appearance British Painting 1955-1985  07 December – 18 February 2012 London’s Haunch of Venison gallery is to mount an exhibition of ten of Britain’s most important post-war painters, revealing the story behind their art. The Mystery of Appearance is a fresh appraisal of ten artists – Michael Andrews, Frank Auerbach, Francis Bacon, […]