Frank Auerbach: New Works

23 September 2009 - 24 October 2009

Press Release

Artist Info

“Frank Auerbach’s paintings are the full results of tremendous application. They may appear sudden -instantaneous even- but they are feats of concentration. Studied yet impulsive, ranging from darkness to radiance and from the declamatory to the subdued, they are keyed to an air of resolve as unguarded as joy, as involuntary as grief. From the earliest portrait heads to recent sightings of the tower blocks beyond Mornington Crescent, glorified as the sun strikes them, there’s a constant quickening, a pulse of the here and now”. William Feaver.

 

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Press Release

Artist Info

 

“Frank Auerbach’s paintings are the full results of tremendous application. They may appear sudden -instantaneous even- but they are feats of concentration. Studied yet impulsive, ranging from darkness to radiance and from the declamatory to the subdued, they are keyed to an air of resolve as unguarded as joy, as involuntary as grief. From the earliest portrait heads to recent sightings of the tower blocks beyond Mornington Crescent, glorified as the sun strikes them, there’s a constant quickening, a pulse of the here and now”. William Feaver.

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