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Alan Davie  1920-2014, UK

Rank (2014): 4204 

Artwork:

Alan Davie, Fetish for the Good Life no. 4
Fetish for the Good Life no. 4, 1965
20/21 British Art Fair

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to top Most exhibitions in:

Country
United Kingdom 91
USA 14
Germany 12




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Artist Rank
Eduardo Paolozzi  803 20
Peter Lanyon  9395 19
David Hockney  88 19
Terry Frost  14330 18




to top Most exhibitions held at:

Institution
  Gimpel Fils, United Kingdom 12
  108 Fineart, United Kingdom 8
  Austin/Desmond Fine Art, United Kingdom 7
  James Hyman Fine Art, United Kingdom 6
  ACA Galleries, USA 6



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28.9.1920 Born in Grangemouth, Scotland (UK)

Lives and works in Rush Green (UK)

5.4.2014 Died

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Public exhibitions (Selection) 141  Please report missing Information



to top Solo shows   31


2014
   Alan Davie - Insignias for Magic - Edinburgh Printmakers, Edinburgh, Scotland
   Alan Davie: The Symbol is Neither Rational nor Concrete - Gimpel Fils, London

2012
   A Diamond Romance - 108 Fineart, Harrogate, North Yorkshire

2011
   To Uncover the Hidden Unknown - Alan Wheatley Art, London
   Alan Davie - Hillsboro Fine Art, Dublin

2010
   Alan Davie - Galerie Gimpel & Müller, Paris
   Alan Davie - Night Gems - Gimpel Fils, London

2008
   Alan Davie : L’énigme du chamane - Galerie Gimpel & Müller, Paris
   Alan Davie: The Shaman's Enigma - Hillsboro Fine Art, Dublin
   Alan Davie - The Shaman's Enigma - James Hyman Fine Art, London
   The Shaman´s Enigma - Gimpel Fils, London

2007
   Alan Davie: Mystic Visions - ACA Galleries, New York City, NY
   Alan Davie: Paintings 1955-1967 - Thomas Dane Gallery, London

2006
   Paintings and Drawings 1948 - 2004 - 108 Fineart, Harrogate, North Yorkshire

2005
   Alan Davie. Un gioco di poesia - NUOVA GALLERIA MORONE, Milan

2004
   Alan Davie: The Alchemical Journey - ACA Galleries, New York City, NY

2003
   Alan Davie: "Bilder aus 50 Jahren" - Galerie Georg Nothelfer, Berlin
   Alan Davie "Bilder aus 50 Jahren" - - Galerie Georg Nothelfer - Charlottenburg, Berlin (closed)
Description and image  Alan Davie - Jingling Space - Tate St. Ives, St. Ives, Cornwall
Description and image  ALAN DAVIE - Recent paintings and gouaches - Gimpel Fils, London
   Alan Davie - Recent Paintings and Gouaches - James Hyman Fine Art, London

2001
   Alan Davie - Broadbent Gallery, London
   Alan Davie - NUOVA GALLERIA MORONE, Milan
   Alan Davie. Il risveglio della conoscenza intuitiva - NUOVA GALLERIA MORONE, Milan

2000
   Alan Davie - Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh, Scotland

1998
   Alan Davie - Pier Arts Centre, Stromness, Orkney, Scotland

1997
   Alan Davie - A 40 Year Survey - ACA Galleries, New York City, NY

1994
   Alan Davie - MNBA - Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes Santiago Chile, Santiago

1993
   Alan Davie - The Quest for the Miraculous - University Gallery and Baring Wing - Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne

1967
   Alan Davie: Paintings - Arts Club of Chicago, Chicago, IL

1958
   Alan Davie - Whitechapel Art Gallery, London

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2013
   Art (Not Only) for Christmas! - Alan Wheatley Art, London
   The Imaginary of the Ocean Deep - Tate St. Ives, St. Ives, Cornwall
   Artists Make Faces - Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery, Plymouth
Description  Wild Kingdom: Prints of Britain - Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, IA
Description  Aquatopia - The imagnary of the ocean deep - Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham
   Masterpiece London 2013 - Alan Wheatley Art, London
   And I Would Walk 500 Miles - Lemon Street Gallery, Truro, Cornwell
   Textures: the Written Word in Contemporary Art - ACA Galleries, New York City, NY
   Alan Davie RA and Albert Irvin RA - Gimpel Fils, London
   Salon de Printemps .. - Art 18/21, Norwich
   Araya Rasdjarmrearnsook Village and Elsewhere: The Treachery of the Moon and British Prints - Gimpel Fils, London
   The Horse that has Visions of Immortality - Gimpel Fils, London

2012
   Aspects Of Modern British Art 2012 - Austin/Desmond Fine Art, London
   Shana Moulton Prevention and Alan Davie Transformation - Gimpel Fils, London
   Knot Drawing - Rabley Contemporary Drawing Centre, Marlborough, Wiltshite
   Alan Davie and Andrea Fisher - Gimpel Fils, London
   Scottish Show 2012 - Panter & Hall, London

2011
   The Winter Collection 2011 - Cyril Gerber Fine Art, Glasgow, Scotland
   Aspects Of Post-war British Art - Austin/Desmond Fine Art, London
   20th Century British Art - Paisnel Gallery, London
   Black & White Show - Peacock Visual Arts, Aberdeen, Scotland
   Three - Hillsboro Fine Art, Dublin
   Summer Exhibition 2011 - Art 18/21, Norwich
   Pop and Abstract - National Museum Cardiff, Cardiff, Wales
   High-abstract - Poussin Gallery, London
   Modern British - Grosvenor Gallery, London

2010
   Small and Everlasting - ACA Galleries, New York City, NY
   Old Master and Modern British Works - Agnew's Gallery, London
   20th Century British Art 2010 - Paisnel Gallery, London
   das kleine format 3: die torlose schranke - Galerie Clemens Thimme, Karlsruhe
   Summer Exhibition: A Selection Of Paintings And Graphics - Austin/Desmond Fine Art, London
   Group Print Show - Broadbent Gallery, London
   75/65 Der Sammler, das Unternehmen und seine Kollektion - Museum Würth, Künzelsau
   Der Blick aus der Ferne - Galerie Clemens Thimme, Karlsruhe
   2010 Opening Show - Art 18/21, Norwich
   SOLUTIONS: Contemporary Scottish Watercolours - Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh, Scotland

2009
   Abstract Ensemble - ACA Galleries, New York City, NY
   Festive Cornucopia - Art 18/21, Norwich
   108 Christmas Exhibition - Little Pictures – Great Art - 108 Fineart, Harrogate, North Yorkshire
   Post War And St Ives - Paisnel Gallery, London
   das kleine format 2 - de Platon à l`OTAN - Galerie Clemens Thimme, Karlsruhe
   Museum Quality - James Hyman Fine Art, London
   Stanley William Hayter To Richard Hamilton: Post-war British Printmaking 1945-1979 - Austin/Desmond Fine Art, London
   The Edinburgh School of Painting - Lemon Street Gallery, Truro, Cornwell
   Water Water Everywhere - James Hyman Fine Art, London

2008
   The Winter Collection 2008 - Cyril Gerber Fine Art, Glasgow, Scotland
   Aspects Of Modern British Art 2008 - Austin/Desmond Fine Art, London
Description  Four Scottish Painters - Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh, Scotland
   Summer Exhibition Of Modern British & Contemporary Art - Austin/Desmond Fine Art, London
   Alan Davie & Maurice Cockrill - 108 Fineart, Harrogate, North Yorkshire
   Northern Contemporary Art Fair - 108 Fineart, Harrogate, North Yorkshire
   Prime - Rebecca Hossack Gallery, London
   108 COLLECTIVE - 108 Fineart, Harrogate, North Yorkshire

2007
   Aspects of Modern British Art and recent ceramics by Jason Wason - Austin/Desmond Fine Art, London
   Eye-Music: Kandinsky, Klee and all that Jazz - Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, Norwich
   The Flower of Life - James Hyman Fine Art, London
   a north light - cynosure - Pier Arts Centre, Stromness, Orkney, Scotland
   Eye-Music - Klee, Kandinsky and all that Jazz - Pallant House Gallery, Chichester, West Sussex
Description and image  Shining Spirit: Westheimer Family Collection - Oklahoma City Museum of Art, Oklahoma City, OK
   Twin Bill - Oklahoma City Museum of Art, Oklahoma City, OK
   HIGHLAND - Visual Responses to Highland Scotland - Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh, Scotland

2006
   60th Anniversary Show - Gimpel Fils, London
   Works on paper - 108 Fineart, Harrogate, North Yorkshire
   One Cent Life - Woodward Gallery, New York City, NY
Description and image  Print: Modern British,International and Contemporary - Osborne Samuel, London
   New Editions/ Scotland - International Print Center New York, New York City, NY

2005
   Alan Davie - Andrew Lewis - Crown Imperial - Gimpel Fils, London
   the Print Show - Kettle's Yard, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
   Three Generations - 108 Fineart, Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Description  An Leabhar Mor - The Great Book of Gaelic - Lewis Glucksman Gallery, Cork

2004
   Out of Place: Works from the Pier Arts Centre Collection, Orkney - Dean Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland
   Group Exhibition - Summer Show - Sam Francis and his contemporaries - Broadbent Gallery, London
   The Challenge of Post War Painting - James Hyman Fine Art, London
   Tracing the Land - Gimpel Fils, London

2003
   How Heavy is Black? - Broadbent Gallery, London
   An Leabhar Mor. The Great Book of Gaelic - City Art Centre, Edinburgh, Scotland

2002
   20 Jahre Galerie Steinek: ein Porträt - Galerie Steinek, Vienna
   An Leabhar Mor. The Great Book of Gaelic - GoMA - Gallery of Modern Art, Glasgow, Scotland
   Artistas Britânicos - Trabalhos sobre Papel - Casa da Cerca - Centro de Arte Contemporânea, Almada

2001
   Great Britain - The 1960s - Joseph Rickards Gallery, New York City, NY
   Bienal 50 Anos - Núcleo histórico - Museu de Arte Contemporânea da Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo
   Winter Group Exhibition - Joseph Rickards Gallery, New York City, NY

2000
   Times are changing - Auf dem Wege! Aus dem 20. Jahrhundert! - Kunsthalle Bremen, Bremen
   TOP IN POP - Galerie Döbele GmbH, Dresden

1999
   Lineamente International - Von der Linie zur Zeichnung - Lentos Kunstmuseum Linz, Linz
  Centro de Arte Moderna - CAM -  Fundação Calouste GulbenkianLinhas de Sombra - Centro de Arte Moderna - CAM - Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon Send message

1997
  Centro de Arte Moderna - CAM -  Fundação Calouste GulbenkianA Ilha Do Tesouro/Treasure Island - Centro de Arte Moderna - CAM - Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon Send message

1996
  Centro de Arte Moderna - CAM -  Fundação Calouste GulbenkianDesenhos Britânicos Na Colecção Do Centro De Arte Moderna José De Azeredo Perdigão - Centro de Arte Moderna - CAM - Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon Send message

1991
   Scottish artists' prints - Galerie Fortlaan 17, Ghent
   Look Here Upon This Picture – And on This - - Cornerhouse, Manchester
   Zeichnungen des 20. Jahrhunderts. Karl August Burckhardt-Koechlin-Fonds 1991 - Kunstmuseum Basel, Basel

1985
   1 cent life - Musée d´art contemporain de Montréal, Montreal, QC

1982
   The Subjective Eye - New Tendencies in British Figurative - University Gallery and Baring Wing - Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne
   Art and the Sea - ICA - Institute of Contemporary Arts London, London

1978
   Le disque, médium artistique : du futurisme à l'art conceptuel - Musée d´art contemporain de Montréal, Montreal, QC

1977
   documenta 6 - Documenta, Kassel

1973
   Hommage á Picasso - Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin

1968
   Britische Kunst Heute - Kunstverein in Hamburg, Hamburg
   Transatlantic Graphics 1960-67 - Arnolfini, Bristol

1967
   Graphik International - Galerie nächst St. Stephan - Rosemarie Schwarzwälder, Vienna
   Pleasure For Learning: Learning For Pleasure - Arnolfini, Bristol

1966
   Englische Druckgrafik - Galerie nächst St. Stephan - Rosemarie Schwarzwälder, Vienna
   British Prints In The Sixties - Arnolfini, Bristol

1964
   documenta 3 - Documenta, Kassel

1963
   Alan Davie, Paul Feiler, Roger Hilton, Peter Lanyon: Paintings - Arnolfini, Bristol

1960
   The Mysterious Sign - ICA - Institute of Contemporary Arts London, London

1959
   documenta 2 - Documenta, Kassel
   The Gregory Collection: a Selected Exhibition from the Collection of the late E.C. Gregory - ICA - Institute of Contemporary Arts London, London

1958
   Gregory Fellowship Exhibition - ICA - Institute of Contemporary Arts London, London

1950
   1950 Aspects of British Art - ICA - Institute of Contemporary Arts London, London

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France

 Galerie Louis Carré & Cie, Paris
 Galerie Gimpel & Müller, Paris

Germany

 Galerie Clemens Thimme, Karlsruhe

Portugal

 Galeria Fernando Santos - Porto, Porto

United Kingdom

 Adam Gallery, Bath, Somerset
 Cyril Gerber Fine Art, Glasgow, Scotland
 108 Fineart, Harrogate, North Yorkshire
 Godfrey & Watt, Harrogate, North Yorkshire
 Mercer Art Gallery, Harrogate, North Yorkshire
 Austin/Desmond Fine Art, London
 Broadbent Gallery, London
 Dominic Kemp, London
 Gimpel Fils, London
 Gwen Hughes - Modern British Art, London
 James Hyman Fine Art, London
 Daniel Katz Ltd, London
 Messum´s London, London
 Osborne Samuel, London
 Scolar Fine Art, London
 Alan Wheatley Art, London

USA

 ACA Galleries, New York City, NY

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Australia

 Queensland Art Gallery / Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane, QLD

Brazil

 Museu de Arte Contemporânea da Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo

Canada

 Carleton University Art Gallery, Ottawa, ON
 National Gallery of Canada - Musée des beaux-arts du Canada, Ottawa, ON

France

 FRAC - Auvergne, Clermont Ferrand

Germany

 Städtisches Museum Abteiberg, Mönchengladbach

Italy

 Trevi Flash Art Museum Of Contemporary Art, Trevi
 Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice

Portugal

 Berardo Museum - Collection of Modern and Contemporary Art, Lisbon
Centro de Arte Moderna - CAM -  Fundação Calouste GulbenkianCentro de Arte Moderna - CAM - Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon  eMail

South Africa

 South African National Art Gallery, Cape Town
 Unisa Art Gallery, Pretoria

United Kingdom

 Ulster Museum, Belfast, Northern Ireland
 Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery, Birmingham
 The Towner Art Gallery, Eastbourne
 City Art Centre, Edinburgh, Scotland
 Edinburgh Printmakers, Edinburgh, Scotland
 Leeds Art Gallery, Leeds
 The Fleming Collection, London
 Tate Britain, London
 Tate Modern, London
 Zabludowicz Collection London, London
 Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester
 Southampton City Art Gallery, Southampton

USA

 MIT List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge, MA
 MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
 Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art, Norman, OK
 Oklahoma City Museum of Art, Oklahoma City, OK
 Brauer Museum of Art, Valparaiso, IN

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