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:

Born 1959 Capetown, Ansel Krut lives and works in London. Graduated from BA Fine Art University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa (1982); and MA Painting, Royal College of Art (1986).

His work is held in public and private collections including the Saatchi Collection, François–Henri Pinault, Arts Council, Government Art Collection, and Contemporary Art Society.

Selected 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, Fitzrovia, London (2014); Ansel Krut, Marlborough Chelsea, New York (2013); Ansel Krut, Kade, Amersfoort (2011); Ansel Krut, The Armory Show, New York (2011); and Ansel Krut, Modern Art, London (2010). Selected group exhibitions include Pharmacy for Idiots, Rob Tufnell/Tanya Leighton, Berlin (2017); Theories of Modern Art, 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); and Art Basel Miami Beach, Miami (2010).

 Awards include Abbey Major Scholarship in Painting, British School at Rome (1987); and Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris (1983).