An exciting new exhibition Frank Auerbach / Tony Bevan: What Is A Head?, curated by Michael Peppiatt has been announced for Ben Brown Fine Arts, London. The show features portraits by two of Britain’s senior figurative painters.
While wandering around the courtyard of a temple in the Chinese district of Dujiangyan, Sichuan Province in 2007, Tony Bevan was struck by the sight of an ancient tree. The 63-year-old English painter immediately took a sketch, dazzled by its wiry majesty and weighty presence. The ensuing series of large, acrylic and charcoal laden canvases […]