Frank Auerbach

General

  • 1986Chosen for the British Pavilion at La Biennale di Venezia; won Golden Lion Prize

  • 1952Studied at the Royal College of Art, London, United Kingdom (through 1955)

  • 1939Arrived in England

  • 1939Studied at St Martin's School of Art, London, United Kingdom (through 1952)

  • 1931Born in Berlin, Germany

Solo Exhibitions

  • 2015 Tate Britain, London, United Kingdom. Forthcoming.

  • 2013 - 2014Raw Truth: Auerbach- Rembrandt, Ordovas, London, United Kingdom. Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

  • 2012Next Door, Marlborough Fine Art, London, United Kingdom.

  • 2012Frank Auerbach, Early Works 1954-1978, Offer Waterman & Co., London, United Kingdom.

  • 2009 - 2010 Courtauld Gallery, London, United Kingdom.

  • 2009Frank Auerbach: Recent Pictures, Marlborough Fine Art, London, United Kingdom.

  • 2007 Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, United Kingdom.

  • 2006Recent Work, Marlborough Gallery, New York, NY, United States.

  • 2006Frank Auerbach: Radierungen und Skizzen, Galerie Koch, Hannover, Germany.

  • 2004Frank Auerbach: some drawings and three new paintings, Marlborough Fine Art, London, United Kingdom.

  • 2002Frank Auerbach: Pinturas y Dibujos, Galería Marlborough, Madrid, Spain.

  • 2001 Royal Academy of Arts, London, United Kingdom. Selection of works shown at Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh in 2002.

  • 2000 Charlottenborg, Copenhagen, Denmark.

  • 2000 Rex Irwin, Woolhara, Australia.

  • 1998Frank Auerbach: Recent Works, Marlborough Gallery, New York, NY, United States.

  • 1997Frank Auerbach: Recent Works, Marlborough Fine Art, London, United Kingdom.

  • 1996 Rex Irwin, Woolhara, Australia.

  • 1995 National Gallery, London, United Kingdom.

  • 1995 Campbell-Thiebaud Gallery, San Francisco, California, United States.

  • 1994Frank Auerbach: Recent Works, Marlborough Gallery, New York, NY, United States.

  • 1991 Rex Irwin , Woolhara, Australia.

  • 1990Frank Auerbach: recent work, Marlborough Fine Art, London, United Kingdom.

  • 1990 - 1991 St. Louis Art Museum, St. Louis, Missouri, United States. Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, Connecticut

  • 1990Frank Auerbach: the complete etchings, 1954-1990, Marlborough Graphics, London, United Kingdom.

  • 1989 Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

  • 1987Frank Auerbach: Recent Paintings and Drawings, Marlborough Fine Art, London, United Kingdom.

  • 1986 British Pavilion XLII Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy.

  • 1986 - 1987 Kunstverein Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany. traveled to to Museum Folkwang, Essen, Germany; and Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain

  • 1983 Anne Berthoud Gallery , London, United Kingdom.

  • 1983Frank Auerbach: Recent Work, Marlborough Fine Art, London, United Kingdom.

  • 1982Frank Auerbach: Recent Paintings and Drawings, Marlborough Gallery, New York, NY, United States.

  • 1979 Bernard Jacobson Gallery, New York, NY, United States.

  • 1978Retrospective Exhibition, Arts Council of Great Britain , London, United Kingdom. traveled to the Hayward Gallery, London; and Fruit Market Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland

  • 1978 Anthony d'Offray Gallery, London, United Kingdom.

  • 1976Frank Auerbach: Paintings and Drawings 1954-1976, Marlborough Galerie, Zurich, Switzerland.

  • 1975 Municipal Art Gallery, Dublin, Ireland, United Kingdom.

  • 1974Frank Auerbach: Recent Work, Marlborough Fine Art, London, United Kingdom.

  • 1973 Galleria Bergamini, Milan, Italy.

  • 1973 University of Essex, Colchester, United Kingdom.

  • 1972 Viliers Fine Art, Sydney, Australia.

  • 1972 Toorak Gallery, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

  • 1971Frank Auerbach, Marlborough Fine Art, London, United Kingdom.

  • 1969Frank Auerbach, Marlborough-Gerson Gallery, New York, NY, United States.

  • 1967Frank Auerbach, Marlborough Fine Art, London, United Kingdom.

  • 1965Frank Auerbach, Marlborough Fine Art, London, United Kingdom.

  • 1963Frank Auerbach, Beaux-Arts Gallery, London, United Kingdom.

  • 1962Frank Auerbach, Beaux-Arts Gallery, London, United Kingdom.

  • 1961Frank Auerbach, Beaux-Arts Gallery, London, United Kingdom.

  • 1959Frank Auerbach, Beaux-Arts Gallery, London, United Kingdom.

  • 1956Frank Auerbach, Beaux-Arts Gallery, London, United Kingdom.

Public Collections

  • Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, Connecticut, United States

  • Whitworth Art Gallery, University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom

  • Victoria and Albert Museum, London, United Kingdom

  • University of Cincinatti, Cincinatti, Ohio, United States

  • Tore Abbey, Historic House and Gallery, Torquay, United Kingdom

  • Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv, Israel

  • Tate Britain, London, United Kingdom

  • St. Louis Art Museum, St. Louis, Missouri, United States

  • Southampton Art Gallery, Southampton, United Kingdom

  • Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom

  • Nottingham Castle Museum and Art Gallery, Nottingham, United Kingdom

  • Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery, Norwich, United Kingdom

  • The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New York, United States

  • The Saatchi Gallery, London, United Kingdom

  • The Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York, United States

  • Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, University of East Anglia, Norwich, United Kingdom

  • The Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth, Australia

  • Royal College of Art, London, United Kingdom

  • Rochdale Art Gallery, Rochdale, United Kingdom

  • Pallant House, Chichester, United Kingdom

  • National Portrait Gallery, London, United Kingdom

  • National Museum and Gallery , Cardiff, United Kingdom

  • National Gallery of Victoria, Felton Bequest, Melbourne, Australia

  • National Gallery of South Africa, Cape Town, South Africa

  • National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, Australia

  • National Gallery, London, United Kingdom

  • Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid, Spain

  • Museo Rufino Tamayo, Mexico City, Mexico

  • Museo de Arte Moderna da Bahia, Salvador, Brazil

  • Musée Maillol, Paris, France

  • Middlesbrough Art Gallery, Middlesbrough, United Kingdom

  • Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebaek, United Kingdom

  • Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California, United States

  • Leeds City Art Gallery, Leeds, United Kingdom

  • Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

  • The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, United Kingdom

  • Huddersfield Art Gallery, Huddersfield, United Kingdom

  • Cecil Higgins Art Gallery, Bedford, United Kingdom

  • Hartlepool Art Gallery, Hartlepool, United Kingdom

  • Harris Museum and Art Gallery, Preston , United Kingdom

  • Government Picture Collection, London, United Kingdom

  • Graves Art Gallery, Sheffield, United Kingdom

  • Oldham Art Gallery, Oldham, United Kingdom

  • Foundation Veranneman, Kruishoutem, Belgium

  • Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, United Kingdom

  • Ferens Art Gallery, Kingston upon Hull, United Kingdom

  • Contemporary Art Society, London, United Kingdom

  • Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, Ohio, United States

  • Cleesthorpes Art Association , London, United Kingdom

  • Castle Museum and Art Gallery , Nottingham, United Kingdom

  • Castle Museum and Art Gallery, Norwich, United Kingdom

  • Calouste-Gulbenkian Foundation , Libson, Portugal

  • British Museum, London, United Kingdom

  • British Council , London, United Kingdom

  • Ben Uri Art Society, London, United Kingdom

  • Bolton Museum and Art Gallery, Bolton , United Kingdom

  • Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, Olso, Norway

  • Arts Council of Northern Ireland, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

  • Arts Council of Great Britain, London, United States

  • Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illnois, United States

  • Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia

  • Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

  • Aberdeen Art Gallery and Museum, Aberdeen, United Kingdom

  • Abbot Hall Art Gallery, Kendal, United Kingdom

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