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Tony Bevan

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Bradford, England

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Current Exhibitions and Events
Oct, 2016 Group Exhibition
L.A. Louver


Born 1951. Bradford, England Lives and works in London, England

1968-1971 Bradford School of Art

1971-1978 Goldsmiths College, London

1974 Postgraduate work at Slade School of Fine Art

2007 Elected Royal Academician of the Royal Academy of Arts in London

2008 Tony Bevan New Paintings, Ben Brown Fine Arts, London (catalogue).
2007 Tony Bevan, Monotypes, Marlborough Fine Art, London (catalogue).
Tony Bevan, Recent Paintings, LA Louver, Venice, California.
2006 Tony Bevan, Table Top Paintings, Galerie Vidal-Saint Phalle, Paris.
Tony Bevan, Paintings and Works on Paper 1982–2005, Liverpool Street Gallery, Sydney, Australia.
Tony Bevan, Paintings 1987–2005, Turnpike Gallery, Leigh (catalogue).
Tony Bevan, Ben Brown Fine Arts, London (catalogue).
2005 Tony Bevan. Paintings 1994–2005, Michel Soskine Inc., Madrid.
Tony Bevan. A Retrospective exhibition at IVAM (Institut Valencia d’Art Modern), Valencia, Spain (cat).
2004 Tony Bevan, Paintings and Drawings, Liverpool Street Gallery, Sydney; Niagara Galleries, Melbourne
Tony Bevan. Drawings, Albion Gallery, London.
2003 Tony Bevan – Recent Work, Galerie Vidal-Saint Phalle, Paris.
Tony Bevan, Works on Paper, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem.
Tony Bevan, Paintings 2000–2003, Michael Hue-Williams Fine Art, London (catalogue).
Tony Bevan: Works from Deptford, Paintings and Drawings 1982–2002, Abbot Hall Art Gallery, Kendal(cat)
Tony Bevan, Milton Keynes Gallery, Milton Keynes.
Tony Bevan. Recent Paintings, Galerie Wittenbrink, Munich.
2002 Tony Bevan. Paintings and Drawings, Robert Miller Gallery, New York.
Tony Bevan. Drawings, Michael Hue-Williams Fine Art, London.
Tony Bevan – The Complete Prints, James Hyman Fine Art, London.
2000 Tony Bevan, Michael Hue-Williams Fine Art, London (catalogue).
1999 Tony Bevan Paintings, Abbot Hall Art Gallery, Kendal.
Tony Bevan, Paintings and Drawings, LA Louver, Venice, California.
Tony Bevan Neue Bilder, Galerie Wittenbrink, Munich.
1998 Tony Bevan, Michael Hue-Williams Fine Art, London (catalogue).
Tony Bevan. Drawings and Paintings on Paper, Matt’s Gallery, London.
1997 Tony Bevan Paintings of the 80s and 90s, Brandenburgische Kunst?sammlungen, Cottbus (catalogue).
1996 Tony Bevan Neue Bilder, Galerie Wittenbrink, Munich.
Tony Bevan, Matt’s Gallery, London.
Tony Bevan, Theo Waddington Fine Art, London (catalogue).
1995 Tony Bevan: Kopf Bilder, Galerie Wittenbrink, Munich.
Tony Bevan, Recent Paintings, LA Louver, Venice, California.
1993 Tony Bevan: New Paintings and Prints, Galerie Wittenbrink, Munich.
Tony Bevan: Drawings, Frith Street Gallery, London.
Tony Bevan, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London (catalogue).
The Meeting and Related Works, Louver Gallery, New York.
1992 The Meeting and Other Recent Paintings, LA Louver, Venice, California.
1991 Tony Bevan, Louver Gallery, New York.
Tony Bevan, Galerie Elke Zink, Baden-Baden.
1990 Tony Bevan Neue Bilder, Galerie Wittenbrink, Munich.

Tony Bevan, Kunstverein Lingen, Lingen (catalogue).
1989 Tony Bevan, Paintings, LA Louver, Venice, California.
Tony Bevan, Staatsgalerie Moderner Kunst Haus der Kunst, Munich (catalogue).
1988 Tony Bevan, Galerie Wittenbrink, Munich.
Tony Bevan Neue Bilder, Kunsthalle zu Kiel, Kiel (catalogue).
Tony Bevan, Ronald Feldman Gallery, New York.
1987 Tony Bevan: Painting 1980–87, ICA, London (catalogue). Tour of UK galleries: Orchard Gallery, Derry; Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge; Cartwright Hall, Bradford.
1986 Tony Bevan, Matt’s Gallery, London.
Tony Bevan Neue Bilder, Galerie Wittenbrink, Munich
1985 The Honest Portrait, National Portrait Gallery, London.
Emblems, Riverside Studios, London.
1984 Tony Bevan, Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff.
Tony Bevan: Bilder, Galerie Wittenbrink, Regensburg (catalogue).
1983 Tony Bevan, Portraits and Emblems, Galeria Akumulatory 2, Poznan.
1982 Tony Bevan, Matt’s Gallery, London.
1981 Tony Bevan, Matt’s Gallery, London.
1976 Robert Self Gallery, London, England
Caius College Gallery, Cambridge, England

2007 Summer Exhibition 2007, Royal Academy of Arts, London, England
2006 Drawing Inspiration, Contemporary Drawings, Abbot Hall Art Gallery, Kendal, England
Portraits, James Hyman Fine Art, London, England
2005 A Visages Decouverts, Le 10neuf, Centre Regional d’Art Contemporain, Montbeliard, France
2004 Multiple Selves, James Hyman Fine Art, London, England
2003 A Century of British Drawings, James Hyman Fine Art, London, England
From Life. Radical Figurative Art from Sickert to Bevan, James Hyman Fine Art, London, England
2002 Five Painters, Kilkenny Arts Festival, Kilkenny, England
2000 Painting, I Love, Michael Hue-Williams Fine Art, London
Look Out: Art, Society, Politics, Wolverhampton Art Gallery, Wolverhampton, England; traveled to
Bluecoat Gallery, Liverpool, England; and Wolsey Art Gallery, Ipswich, England
1999 Bacon, Bevan, Guston and Baselitz, Michael Hue-Williams Fine Art, London
The School of London: From Bacon to Bevan, Musee Maillol, Paris; traveled to Auditorio de Galicia, de Santa Maria Compostela, Spain; and Kunsthaus Wien, Austria
1998 Last Dreams of the Millennium – The Reemergence of British Romantic Painting, Stephen Solovy Art Foundation; traveled to California State University; Tyler Museum of Art, Tyler TX; Manoa Art Gallery, University of Hawaii, Honolulu
1996 Masculine Measure, Michael Kohler Arts Centre, Sheboygan, Wisconsin
1995 Inside Out, Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, Connecticut; traveled to Galeria Arialdo
Ceribelli, Bergamo, Italy
1994 Here and Now: Painting since 1970, Serpentine Gallery, London, England
1993 The Portrait Now, National Portrait Gallery, London, England
1992 British Figurative Painting of the 20th Century, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem,Israel
1991 Out of Limbo, Foundacion Luis Cernuda, Seville, Spain
Five Painters from London, Colegio de Arquitectos, Malaga, Spain
1990 Inconsolable, Louver Gallery, New York, New YorK
Picturing People: Figurative Art in Britain 1945 – 84, British Council touring exhibition: National Gallery, Kuala Lumpur; Museum of Art, Hong Kong; National Gallery, Harare, Zimbabwe
1989 Prospect 89, Schirn Kunsthalle,Frankfurt, Germany
1988 European Painting and Sculpture, L.A. Louver, Venice, CA
Contemporary Portraits, Flowers East, London, England
Aperto 88, XLIII Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy

The British Picture, L.A. Louver, Venice, CA
1987 Bradford Festival, Cartwright Hall, Bradford, England
1986 Human Interest, Manchester Arts Centre, Manchester, England
Otherland, Ronald Feldman Gallery, New York, New York
Hand Signals, Ikon Gallery, Birmingham, England
1984 The British Art Show, city tour, Birmingham, Edinburgh, Sheffield, Southampton
Off Shore, Kunstlewerkstatt, Munich, Germany; traveled to Stadtische Galerie, Regensburg, Germany
Problems of Picturing, Serpentine Gallery, London, England
Private Symbol, Social Metaphor, Sydney Bienniale, Syndey, Australia
4 Artists, Bluecoat Gallery, Liverpool, England
1982-83 Before It Hits The Floor, ICA, London, England
1970 New Directions in Printmaking, South London Art Gallery, London, England

Recent Exhibits

Tony Bevan participated in these exhibits:

Mar, 2015 Vital Signs: 12 London Artists
Clifford Chance
Feb, 2015 Monotypes 2006
Marlborough Fine Art
Jan, 2015 Present Tense
Swindon Museum and Art Gallery
Nov, 2014 Trees and Archives
Ben Brown Fine Arts Ltd
Oct, 2014 Propeller Foundry Open Studio and Foundry Gallery
Propeller Foundry
Sep, 2014 Reality: Modern & Contemporary British Painting
Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts
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Jerwood Visual Arts at Jerwood Space
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