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Abbot Hall Art Gallery

Public Institution
Abbot Hall Art Gallery

Kendal, Cumbria LA9 5AL
United Kingdom
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tel +44 (0)1539 722464
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www.abbothall.org.uk
 

to top Institutions highest ranked artists:
Artist Rank
Pablo Picasso  2
Henri Matisse  41
David Hockney  97
Adrian Piper  173
Jean Arp  184



to top Artists most exhibited:
Artist Rank
Paula Rego  1012 9
Lucian Freud  560 8
David Hockney  97 6
Celia Paul  8486 5
Frank Auerbach  3076 5



to top Institution's artists also shown at:
Institution
  MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, USA 147 15
  The National Gallery of Art, USA 58 12
  L.A. Louver Gallery, USA 43 3
  ICA - Institute of Contemporary Arts London, United Kingdom 36 16
  Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Spain 36 13



 
Profile
Foundation year: 1962
 
 Artists
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
Joseph Mallord William Turner  1775-1851, UK
Richard Wentworth  1947, UK
Alison Wilding  1948, UK
Christopher Wood  1901-1930, UK
 
 Previous Exhibitions   97
2014
  Solo showBarbara Hepworth - Within the Landscape
  Solo showRobin Ironside - Inner Eye
  Solo showPatrick Caulfield

2013
  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

2012
  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

2011
  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

2010
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

2009
  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

2008
  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

2007
  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

2006
  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

2005
  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

2004
  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

2003
  Solo showBruce Bernard - Artists and their Studios
  Solo showEuan Uglow - Controlled Passion
  Solo showTony Bevan - Works form Deptford

2002
  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

2001
  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

2000
  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

1999
  Solo showRuskin Pottery
  Solo showCallum Innes
  Group showWatercolours from the Permanent Collection
  Solo showHenry Moore - Sheep
  Group showThe St. Ives School
   WATERCOLOURS FROM THE ROYAL COLLECTION

1998
  Solo showBridget Riley - A Retrospective
  Solo showCelia Paul - Stillness

1997
  Group showSublime Inspiration

1996
  Solo showLucian Freud - Paintings and Etchings
 
Last update: 30 July 2014
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