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Abbot Hall Art Gallery

Public Institution
Abbot Hall Art Gallery

Kendal, Cumbria LA9 5AL
United Kingdom
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to top Institutions highest ranked artists:
Artist Rank
Pablo Picasso  2
Henri Matisse  41
David Hockney  65
Adrian Piper  173
Jean Arp  190

to top Artists most exhibited:
Artist Rank
Lucian Freud  572 9
Paula Rego  1079 9
Frank Auerbach  2233 6
David Hockney  65 6
Celia Paul  9359 5

to top Institution's artists also shown at:
  Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), USA 150 15
  The National Gallery of Art, USA 59 12
  L.A. Louver Gallery, USA 44 3
  Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Spain 38 13
  ICA - Institute of Contemporary Arts London, United Kingdom 36 16

 Public exhibitions   2
22.10. - 14.02. (in 8 days)
  Solo showCanaletto: Celebrating Britain

21.10. - 03.01. (in 7 days)
  Solo showNew Expressions: Uta Kögelsberger
Foundation year: 1962
Jean Arp  1886-1966, FR
Frank Auerbach  1931, UK
Tony Bevan  1951, UK
Georges Braque  1882-1963, FR
Hans Coper  1920-1981, UK
Bart Elfrink  
Mark Gertler  1891-1939, UK
Barbara Hepworth  1903-1975, UK
David Hockney  1937, UK
Bernard Leach  1887-1979
Henri Matisse  1869-1954, FR
Henry Moore  1898-1986, UK
Ben Nicholson  1894-1982, UK
Winifred Nicholson  1893-1981, UK
Pablo Picasso  1881-1973, ES
Adrian Piper  1948, US
Paula Rego  1935, PT
Lucie Rie  1902-1995, UK
Bridget Riley  1931, UK
John Ruskin  1819-1900, UK
Kurt Schwitters  1887-1948, DE
Graham Sutherland  1903-1980, UK
J. M. W. Turner  1775-1851, UK
Richard Wentworth  1947, UK
Alison Wilding  1948, UK
Christopher Wood  1901-1930, UK
 Previous Exhibitions   102
  Group showTaking Flight: St Ives in the 1950s
  Group showBeyond St Ives
  Solo showThe Aegean Suite by Barbara Hepworth
  Group showFace Value: Portraiture from the Arts Council Collection
Description and image Solo showBoyle Family: Contemporary Archaeology

  Solo showBarbara Hepworth - Within the Landscape
  Solo showRobin Ironside - Inner Eye
  Solo showPatrick Caulfield

  Group showBloomsbury & Beyond
  Solo showGraham Sutherland
  Solo showModern Materials
  Solo showPicasso’s Tête de Femme
  Solo showLynn Chadwick
  Solo showIn The Middle Distance
  Solo showPercy Kelly

  Solo showHughie O'Donoghue: Vivid Field
  Solo showKurt Schwitters
  Solo showKeith Vaughan: Figures
  Solo show'Throw them up and let them sing...'
  Solo showAround the Lakes with Edward Lear
  Group showFrancis Bacon to Paula Rego
  Solo showDisplay - David Hockney: A Rake’s Progress
  Solo showDisplay - John Ruskin: 'All great art is delicate'
  Group showTurner and his Contemporaries: The Hickman Bacon Watercolour Collection
  Solo showEdward Wilson: Artist of the Antarctic
  Group showFace to Face: Modern Portraits from Abbot Hall's Permanent Collection

  Solo showRichard Long
  Solo showPaula Rego: Triptych
  Solo showR.B. Kitaj
  Solo showThe Great Picture
  Solo showSheila Fell
  Group showJohn Piper and Graham Sutherland,
  Group showDrawn from Life

Description Solo showThomas Bewick: Tale-pieces
  Group showThe Barber Goes North: Treasures from The Barber Institute of Fine Arts, University of Birmingham
  Group showDisplay - Artists of the St Ives school
  Solo showThe Loneliness of Lowry
  Solo showMark Francis: Arena
  Solo showBasil Beattie: Paintings from the Janus series II 2010

  Solo showAndrzej Jackowski: The Remembered Present
  Solo showDavid Nash: Drawings and Sculptures
  Solo showGarry Fabian Miller: Time Passage
  Group showRobert Bevan and the Cumberland Market Group

  Solo showCraigie Aitchison: His Prints 1969 - 2007
  Solo showA Continuous Line: Ben Nicholson in England
  Solo showFrank Auerbach Etchings and Drypoints 1954 - 2007
  Solo showPrunella Clough

  Solo showMaggi Hambling - No Straight Lines: Waves and Waterfalls
  Group showCollecting the Past, Present & Future - Highlights of British Art From Turner to Freud
  Solo showHoward Hodgkin Prints
  Group showAlchemy

  Group showThe Oliver Thompson Collection of British Watercolours
  Solo showIl Castello: A Story Etchings by Sara Hayward. Fiction by Pip Seymour
  Solo showDavid Bomberg
  Solo showTheresa Taylor
  Group showDrawing Inspiration - Contemporary British Drawing
  Group showMORANDI
  Solo showJoseph Hardman - A Lakeland Winter

  Group showFreud, Auerbach, Hockney & Rego - Drawing on Copper and Stone
  Group showPictures of Innocence: Children in 18th Century Portraiture
  Solo showSean Scully - Paintings & Works on Paper
  Solo showWyndham Lewis
  Solo showNicola Hicks:Sculpture,Drawing &Light

  Solo showWalter Richard Sickert
  Solo showJohn Duncan Fergusson
  Solo showLucian Freud - Etchings 1946-2004
  Solo showCelia Paul - Paintings and Etchings 1990-2004
  Solo showCelia Paul - Stillness
  Solo showGraham Sutherland as printmaker
Description Solo showPaula Rego - Jane Eyre Lithographs

  Solo showBruce Bernard - Artists and their Studios
  Solo showEuan Uglow - Controlled Passion
  Solo showTony Bevan - Works form Deptford

  Group showFabric - Reinterpreting the House
  Solo showStanley Spencer - Love - Desire - Faith
  Solo showBRIDGET RILEY - Silkscreen Prints 1962-2001
  Solo showR. B. Kitaj - A Survey of Printmaking

  Solo showHughie O'Donoghue - Richer Dust
  Solo showPaula Rego - Celestina's House
  Solo showLi Yuan-Chia
  Solo showAndy Goldsworthy - Photographic Works
  Solo showThe Visitation by Jacob Epstein

  Solo showPottery by William Plumpton
  Solo showConrad Atkinson
  Solo showMatisse: Jazz
  Solo showRuskin and the Light of Nature
  Group showThe Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers Exhibition
  Solo showEdgar Holloway
   The Art of the Feltmaker
  Solo showEdward Weston
  Solo showGoya - Etchings
  Solo showPaula Rego

  Solo showRuskin Pottery
  Solo showCallum Innes
  Group showWatercolours from the Permanent Collection
  Solo showHenry Moore - Sheep
  Group showThe St. Ives School

  Solo showBridget Riley - A Retrospective
  Solo showCelia Paul - Stillness

  Group showSublime Inspiration

  Solo showLucian Freud - Paintings and Etchings
Last update: 12 October 2015
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