JYMI by Frank Auerbach

Thick impasto portrait head and shoulders.


Oil on board
56 x 51 cm
Art Fund grant:
£1,062 ( Total: £4,250)
Acquired in:
Marlborough Fine Art

Auerbach was born in Berlin, but lives and works in London. He is known for his violently expressionist style in which the figures 'seem burdened with some terrible experience', as if they were 'refugees conscious of concentration camps' as Stephen Spender noted.

Venue details

Southampton City Art Gallery Civic Centre, SOUTHAMPTON Hampshire SO14 7LP 023 8083 2277 www.southampton.gov.uk/art

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