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Tony Bevan, ‘Head’, ca. 2002, James Hyman Gallery
Tony Bevan, ‘Head’, ca. 2002, James Hyman Gallery
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Tony Bevan

Head, ca. 2002

Pigment and acrylic on canvas
39 2/5 × 51 1/5 in
100 × 130 cm
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London
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James Hyman Gallery
London

Tony Bevan is widely acclaimed as one of the leading figurative painters at work today, following …

Tony Bevan is widely acclaimed as one of the leading figurative painters at work today, following in the footsteps of School of London artists such as Frank Auerbach, Francis Bacon and Lucian Freud in their reinvention of form. His focus on the vulnerability of the human body and frequent use of his own body in his …

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Tony Bevan
British, b. 1951
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Tony Bevan paints expressive, unsettling portraits that recall the work of Lucian Freud, Frank Auerbach, and Leon Kossoff. Since the 1980s, Bevan has been producing unconventional self-portraits that explore physical transformation as a metaphor for feelings and other aspects of psychological and emotional life. Using primarily charcoal and acrylics, Bevan works directly on canvas that he lays on his studio floor. Bevan strives to prove in his work that there is more to portraiture than capturing a physical likeness.

Tony Bevan, ‘Head’, ca. 2002, James Hyman Gallery
Tony Bevan, ‘Head’, ca. 2002, James Hyman Gallery
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About the work
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James Hyman Gallery
London

Tony Bevan is widely acclaimed as one of the leading figurative painters at work today, following …

Tony Bevan is widely acclaimed as one of the leading figurative painters at work today, following in the footsteps of School of London artists such as Frank Auerbach, Francis Bacon and Lucian Freud in their reinvention of form. His focus on the vulnerability of the human body and frequent use of his own body in his …

Medium
Painting
Tony Bevan
British, b. 1951
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Tony Bevan paints expressive, unsettling portraits that recall the work of Lucian Freud, Frank Auerbach, and Leon Kossoff. Since the 1980s, Bevan has been producing unconventional self-portraits that explore physical transformation as a metaphor for feelings and other aspects of psychological and emotional life. Using primarily charcoal and acrylics, Bevan works directly on canvas that he lays on his studio floor. Bevan strives to prove in his work that there is more to portraiture than capturing a physical likeness.

Tony Bevan

Head, ca. 2002

Pigment and acrylic on canvas
39 2/5 × 51 1/5 in
100 × 130 cm
Contact For Price
Location
London
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