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


Ansel Krut


Top Pick

from actor Russell Tovey

Year 2015
Medium ink and watercolour on paper
Dimensions 29.6 x 19.7 cm
Bidding Open Wed 12 April, 2017 at 10:00am
Bidding Ended Tue 26 March, 2019 at 9:30pm

Ansel Krut:

Ansel Krut (b.1959, Cape Town) lives and works in London. Graduated from the Royal College of Art, London (1986); and from the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg (1982). Awards include the Abbey Major Scholarship in Painting, British School at Rome (1987); and the Cité International des Arts, Paris (1983). Select solo exhibitions include New Paintings, Marlborough Chelsea, New York (2019); Cut Flowers, Marlborough Chelsea, New York (2016); Verbatim, Jerwood Gallery, Hastings (2014); Ansel Krut, Modern Art, London (2014); Ansel Krut, Marlborough Chelsea, New York (2013); and Ansel Krut, The Armory Show (2011); Ansel Krut, Modern Art, London (2010). Select group exhibitions include Theories of Modern Art, Stuart Shave/Modern Art, London (2016); Painters’ Painters, Saatchi Gallery, London (2016); The Violet Crab at DRAF, David Roberts Arts Foundation, London (2015); Feels Like Heaven, Sommer Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv (2014); Live and Let Die, Modern Art, London (2014); The Tyranny of Grammar, Fishmarket Gallery, Northampton (2011); Art Basel Miami Beach, Modern Art (2010); BFAMI Gala Benefit and Auction (2010); Newspeak: British Art Now Part II, The Saatchi Gallery, London (2010); Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy, London (2010); and She awoke with a jerk, Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York (2010). His works are held in public and private collections including the Saatchi Collection, London; The Yale Centre for British Art, New Haven; and François–Henri Pinault, Venice.