NEWSLETTER JANUARY 2011



Bernard Jacobson Gallery in New York

Bernard Jacobson Gallery will be opening in a new location at 17 East 71st Street, New York, in March of this year with an exhibition that draws on Bernard Jacobson's years of experience dealing in British art. Featuring works from a diverse list of artists which includes, Frank Auerbach, Peter Blake, Anthony Caro, Harold Cohen, Jason Martin, Bruce McLean, Henry Moore, Ben Nicholson, Nicholas Pope, Graham Sutherland, William Tillyer and Marc Vaux among many others, this will be an idiosyncratic, personal look at some of the more interesting aspects of British art of the 20th and 21st centuries. Call 212 879 1100 or email  mail@jacobsongallery.com for more details.


Marc Vaux at Tate Britain

7 large paintings from throughout Vaux's long and distinguished career occupy the magnificent room 11 at Tate Britain for the first part of this year. Quiet, contemplative and yet colourful these works offer an opportunity to reflect on the subtle aesthetic decisions which characterise Vaux's work. 

We have extended our exhibition Marc Vaux, New Paintings: Triptychs and Ovals until the 5th February.  More…..



Pia Fries at the Staatliche Kunsthalle, Karlsruhe                                                                               

Pia Fries was invited by the Kunsthalle Karlsruhe to work in the museum to make an exhibition which directly relates to the extensive historical print collection it holds. The paintings in this exhibition continue Fries' use of printed imagery combined with the thick and visceral paint for which she has become known.  Until 27th March. More….


William Tillyer: The Balcony Watercolours, Venice, Nice, Estoril

The acknowledged master of watercolour William Tillyer presents a new series of works made in the latter part of last year while on a tour of southern Europe. Views of the Mediterranean and the Atlantic are seen from hotel balconies in a style which is at times explosive and at others reflective. 10th February-5th March. More….



Larry Bell in Perspective, Carré d'Art-Musée d'art Contemporain, Nimes

300 works from 1959 to the present day by the seminal L.A. artist will be shown in Nimes, France. Primarily known for his mysterious mirrored glass cubes, this exhibition will demonstrate the amazing range of Bell's work, from major glass installations to intimate works on paper.  25th February- 22nd May. More…


Bram Bogart at Art Brussels

To celebrate his 90th birthday, Bernard Jacobson Gallery will devote its entire booth at Art Brussels to the work of Bram Bogart.  Although born in the netherlands Bogart has been a Belgian citizen since 1969, this exhibition will be the first in a series which will include showings in London, Paris and New York. More....  


Harold Cohen: New Hand-painted Works

Having represented the UK at the 1966 Venice Biennale, Harold Cohen moved to the U.S and has spent the last 4 decades working on computer generated paintings with his artificial intelligence painting program Aaron. In an exciting new development Cohen has started to hand paint the designs that Aaron generates. This exhibition will feature these previously unseen works.  April 2011. More...