The Autumn Auction 202010 DEC 2020 7:00 PM
9. Anna Freeman Bentley
Study for Watching II
Signed (on the reverse)
Oil on paper
47 x 51 cm.
Created in 2019
£2,000 - 3,000View shipping estimates
This unique painting on paper is a vibrant example of Anna Freeman Bentley’s continuing exploration of the intangible quality of depopulated interior spaces, the baroque and her own evolving palette and practice as a contemporary painter.
This work featured in the 2020 exhibition ‘Collected and Composed’ at Frestonian Gallery – and was a part of the ‘Watching’ series, the principle large-scale canvas of which is now held in the Private Museum collection of the Ahmanson Foundation, California, USA
Education: MA Painting , Royal College of Art, London, 2010. BA (Hons) Fine Art, Chelsea College of Art and Design, London, 2004. Erasmus Exchange, Kunsthochschule Weissensee, Berlin, 2003. BTEC Diploma Art Foundation , Camberwell College of Arts, London, 2001
Solo and two person exhibitions: Collected and composed, Frestonian Gallery, London, UK, 2020. Second home, DENK Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, USA, 2019. Exclusive, Ahmanson Gallery, Irvine, CA, USA, 2018. Chapters, Wolfson College, Oxford, UK, 2017.
Selected group exhibitions: 21st Century Women, curated by Jane Neal and Fru Thulstrop, Unit London, UK, 2018. stiwdio/lle curated by LLE Gallery, Bayart Centre, Cardiff, UK, 2017. London Now, Space K Gwacheon, Seoul, Korea, 2017.
Awards and residencies: Palazzo Monti Residency, Brescia Italy 2019; The Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant 2019 and 2017 and Artist in Restaurant residency at Michelin-starred restaurant Pied a Terre, London 2012
Collections: Soho House, Barcelona, Kolon, Seoul, Hotel Crillon, Paris, Saatchi, London, Pied a Terre, London, Howard and Roberta Ahmanson Collection, California, Chelsea College of Art & Design, London.