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Frank Auerbach: The Charcoal Heads

9 Feb – 27 May 2024

鈽呪槄鈽呪槄鈽 “Incredible” – Time Out
鈽呪槄鈽呪槄 “One epic experience” – The Independent

A major exhibition of hauntingly听产别补耻迟颈蹿耻濒,听濒补谤驳别-蝉肠补濒别听drawings by聽Frank Auerbach is now open at The Courtauld Gallery. The exhibition is a unique opportunity to see early masterpieces by one of the world51茶馆儿 most celebrated living artists. Friends go free.聽

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Jasper Johns (b. 1930), The Seasons (Summer)

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Jasper Johns: The Seasons

28 Feb - 12 May 2024

This display will present prints inspired by the four seasons, by pioneering American artist Jasper Johns (b.1930) ....

Charcoal drawing of a man, Frank Auerbach, sitting slightly side-on to the viewer and staring at us with a stern expression. The background is roughly completed, and the face somewhat fragmented by the background.

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Frank Auerbach. The Charcoal Heads

9 Feb 鈥 27 May 2024

A remarkable group of large-scale drawings by Frank Auerbach is being presented together for the first time at The Courtauld Gallery....

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