Charles Avery

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    Charles Avery, Henderson’s Eggs, Size Five, 2007 Edition of 36 Photo: Andy Keate

  • View large image Artist Charles Avery working in his studio, 2007

    Artist Charles Avery working in his studio, 2007

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    Viktor Timofeev, Godflower 7 Conté pastel on wall Courtesy the artist and Drawing Room. Photo: Andy Keate.

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    Charles Avery, Untitled (It means It Means; Hiorns, Lozano, Ray), 2013 Pencil, ink, acrylic and gouache on paper 106 x 173 cm (unframed) Courtesy the artist; Grimm Fine Art, Amsterdam and Pilar Corrias, London

Charles Avery (b.1973, Oban) lives and works in London and Mull. Avery was shortlisted for the Daniel and Florence Guerlain Contemporary Art Foundation’s Drawing Prize, Les Mesnuls (2017); the Jerwood Drawing Prize, London (2002 and 2004); and won the Prospects Drawing Prize, London (2003). Select solo exhibitions include Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh (2019); Independent Brussels, GRIMM, Brussels (2018); Charles Avery: What is it about the red-headed girl with the weak chin? New Portraits of the Onomatopoeians, Studio SALES di Norberto Ruggeri, Rome (2018); These Waters, GRIMM, New York (2017); Study #15, David Roberts Art Foundation, London (2017); The People and Things of Onomatopoeia: Part 2, Pilar Corrias Gallery, London (2017); and What’s the Matter with Idealism?, GEM, Museum for Contemporary Art, The Hague, (2015). Select group exhibitions include Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh (2019); 16th Istanbul Biennale, Istanbul (2019); Auto fictions – Contemporary drawing Prix de dessin Guerlain, Wilhelm Hack Museum, Ludwigshafen am Rhein (2018); Summer Exhibition 2018, Royal Academy, London (2018); and Prix de Dessin, Salon du Dessin, Palais Brongniart, Paris (2017). His works are held in private and public collections including Akzo Nobel Art Foundation, Amsterdam; Arts Council Collection, London; David Roberts Foundation, London; Deutsche Bank Collection, New York; Edinburgh City Art Centre Collection, Edinburgh; Gemeentemuseum Den Haag, The Hague; Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam; and Tate Modern, London.

Last updated: 13.02.2019

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