6 March 2018

Rose Wylie Depicts The Mayflower Voyage In Plymouth History Paintings

The John Moores award-winning British painter Rose Wylie will be the subject of ‘History Painting’, a new multi-site exhibition at Plymouth Arts Centre and The Gallery at Plymouth College of Art

1 March 2018

Roy Oxlade: Painting A Sense Of The Absurd – Edward Lucie-Smith

The late Roy Oxlade (1929-1985) is currently in some danger of being remembered, first and foremost, as the partner of the current ‘emerging artist’ phenomenon that is Rose Wylie.

14 December 2017

Edward Lucie-Smith Chooses Ten Exhibitions That Made A Difference In 2017

What were the best exhibitions in 2017? What’s on my list of ten? The answers to this pair of questions really depend on which set of attitudes you choose to embrace. For me, choices No 1 and No 2 were nothing to do with contemporary art.

1 December 2017

Rose Wylie: Forget Age And Gender The Message Is The Painting – Edward Lucie-Smith

Rose Wylie is 83 years old. Her rise to fame has been fairly meteoric. Ten years ago few had heard of her, either in this, her native country, or abroad.

11 October 2017

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19 August 2017

Collateral Drawing Announces Artists For Fifth Exhibition And Publication

What do Rose Wylie, Gary Hume, Tim Noble and Billy Childish have in common? Collateral Drawing, the latest in a series of exhibitions organised by BEASTON Projects.

8 January 2016

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Rose Wylie Exhibits Large Scale Paintings At Turner Contemporary In January

The John Moores Painting Prize winner 2014, Rose Wylie, 82 is the subject of a major new exhibition at Turner Contemporary’s ground floor Sunley Gallery, where they will be exhibiting a group of paintings and works on paper. This display marks the first time the Sunley gallery has been used for painting. It will include seven large-scale paintings, which […]

26 October 2015

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Rose Wylie To Exhibit New Works On Paper In Berlin

Rose Wylie will be presenting an entirely new body of paintings and related works on paper in Berlin.  The artist has produced the new body of work especially for VeneKlasen/Werner Gallery. Wylie is a fiercely independent spirit, a highly gifted artist whose faux-naïve style and seemingly slapdash painterly manner belie a classical sensibility. Discussing her pictures, Wylie is as likely to reference the Elizabethan court paintings of Robert Peake […]

5 June 2015

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Katherine Bernhardt, Rebecca Morris and Rose Wylie To Open At Kate MacGarry

Kate MacGarry presents a group exhibition by Katherine Bernhardt, Rebecca Morris and Rose Wylie. This show brings together three heroically-scaled paintings by three painters working in a bold and expressive manner. Katherine Bernhardt 
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 Night Fruit, a two and a half by three metre painting in electric neon colouration and Bernhardt’s characteristic loose and […]

25 November 2014

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John Moores Prize Winner Rose Wylie Co-Curates Chantal Joffe At Jerwood Gallery

The Jerwood Gallery is beginning the New Year with a major exhibition of Chantal Joffe works featuring Hastings and St Leonards. The Jerwood Gallery will display a selection of powerful portraits of women and children that combine insight, integrity and wit. This exhibition will celebrate Joffe’s strong connections with Hastings and St Leonards. With Hastings […]

21 September 2014

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Octogenarian Artist Rose Wylie Wins John Moores Painting Prize 2014

The John Moores Painting Prize – one of the UK’s most prestigious painting awards – has been awarded to artist Rose Wylie at the age of 80. Wylie staged an exhibition in 2013, at Tate Britain which was described as “a national treasure” by fellow artist Cornelia Parker. The artist’s paintings have begun to receive […]

10 August 2013

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The Resurgence Of Older Women In Contemporary Art

In a talk given in Berlin in 2012 entitled Is the Old New? or is the New Old? the British feminist artist Margaret Harrison began with the words: ‘I’m probably the oldest emerging artist you’ll ever meet. We seem to be a little bit in fashion recently.’ Ms Harrison was speaking about the crop of […]