Drawing Biennial 2017

Exhibition & online fundraising auction of over 200 unique works on paper

Exhibition: 2 March – 26 April · Auction: 12 April 10am – 26 April 9pm


Rose Wylie

Filmnotes: Swimwear of the Stars (30s Sheet)

Top Pick

Frances Morris, Director, Tate Modern

Year 2016
Medium biro and coloured pencil on paper
Dimensions 29.7 x 21 cm
Bidding Open Wed 12 April, 2017 at 10:00am
Bidding Ended Tue 26 March, 2019 at 9:30pm

Rose Wylie:

Rose Wylie (b. 1934, Hythe) lives and works in Kent. Graduated from the Royal College of Art, London (1981); and the Folkestone & Dover School of Art, Kent (1956). Awards include an Order of the British Empire (2018); Charles Wollaston Award (2015); John Moores Painting Prize (2014); and the Paul Hamlyn Award (2011). Select solo exhibitions include Rose Wylie: History Painting, Plymouth Arts Centre, Plymouth (2018); Rose Wylie: Lolita’s House, David Zwirner, London (2018); Rose Wylie: Hullo, Hullo, Centro de Arte Contemporáneo Málaga, Málaga (2018); Rose Wylie: Quack Quack, Serpentine Sackler Gallery, London (2017-18); Rose Wylie, Turner Contemporary, Margate (2016); Rose Wylie, The Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin (2015); Rose Wylie: Pink Girls, Yellow Curls, Staedtische Galerie Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg (2014); BP Spotlight: Rose Wylie, Tate Britain, London (2013); Rose Wylie, Woof-Woof, Haugar Vestfold Kunstmuseum, Tønsberg (2013); and Rose Wylie, Big Boys Sit in the Front, Jerwood Gallery, Hastings (2012). Select group exhibitions include Women Can’t Paint, Turps Gallery, London (2018); and per and Part XV: Louise Bourgeois & Rose Wylie, Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh (2017); FOUND, Foundling Museum, London (2016); Chantal Joffe Beside the Seaside, Jerwood Gallery, London (2015); Drawing Biennial 2015, Drawing Room, London (2015); and Venice Biennale: Vita Vitale, Azerbaijan Pavilion, Venice (2015). Her works are held in public and private collections including The British Council, London; Tate, London; Kunstmuseum Wolfsberg, Wolfsberg; Hammer Museum Collection, Los Angeles; National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington DC; Royal College of Art, London; Print Collection, Arts Council of England, London; Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool; Zabludowicz Collection, London; David Roberts Foundation, London; The New Hall Collection, Cambridge; and University College, Oxford.