CHRISTOPHER LE BRUN

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  • ABSTRACT EXPRESSIONISM REVISITED
    PANEL DISCUSSION


    Christopher Le Brun, Basil Beattie, Mali Morris & Paul Huxley
    Chaired by Tim Marlow, in the Reynolds Room, Royal Academy of Arts
    Friday 18 November, 2016, 6.30-7.45 pm


    Nearly 60 years since the last major collective survey in the UK of the Abstract Expressionism movement, we bring together an esteemed panel of artists to reevaluate this artistic phenomenon.
    They will discuss their personal responses to Abstract Expressionism and how the new approaches to composition, colour and scale influenced and impacted on the visual arts both then and now. Examining how artists and the arts world internationally responded to Abstract Expressionism, they consider the significance of this influential movement of the 20th century and why its impact still resounds today.

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  • TOWARDS NIGHT
    TOWNER ART GALLERY, EASTBOURNE


    Curated by Tom Hammick
    24 September 2016 – 22 January 2017


    Towards Night delves into the many interpretations and representations of the theme of night throughout art history. Artist Tom Hammick curates an exhibition that draws together paintings and prints that invite the visitor to experience a journey into a world of wonderment, insomnia and revelry. Towards Night includes works by J.M.W. Turner, Caspar David Friedrich and Edvard Munch alongside contemporary artists such as Peter Doig, Christopher Le Brun and Phoebe Unwin.

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  • CLYFFORD STILL ARTICLE
    ROYAL ACADEMY MAGAZINE


    Written by Christopher Le Brun

    This article has been published in the September edition of the magazine, on the occasion of the Abstract Expressionism exhibition at the Royal Academy London. 



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  • EVELYN WRENCH
    LECTURE SERIES


    What does the future hold for arts and cultural institutions?
    Royal Overseas League, 14 July 2016, 6.30pm


    Christopher Le Brun, Alex Beard - CEO Royal Opera House and Frances Morris - Director Tate Britain debate the opportunities and threats facing arts and cultural institutions and how these issues shape the evolution of their own organisations.

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  • ROYAL ACADEMY
    SUMMER EXHIBITION


    Royal Academy of Arts London
    13 June - 21 August 2016


    A new diptych is being exhibited in this year's exhibition, which also focuses on artist duos.

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    Goldengrove 2016
    oil on two canvases, 270 x 340 cm
  • NEW PAINTINGS

    Published by Arndt (Singapore and Berlin)
    Essay by Tony Godfrey, January 2016


    Published to coincide with the first paintings exhibition with Arndt, at their Gillman Barracks gallery in Singapore.

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  • COLOUR

    Published by Colnaghi
    Essay by Christopher Le Brun, October 2015


    Published to coincide with an exhibition of new paintings, sculpture, textiles and prints in a limited edition of 1,000 copies

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  • HEIRLOOM PROJECT

    Photographer Joakim Blockstrom
    Christopher Le Brun new entry January 2016


    The heirloom project started as a photographic exercise, with sentimental objects of friends, but has gone on to become a comprehensive project about inheritance as the photographer discovered the fascinating emotional stories and ties each item had to the owner. Joakim invited Christopher to contribute both his heirloom and writing which can be visited via the link below.

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  • MUSICART CONCERT AT COLNAGHI

    Annie Yim, Pianist
    Richard Birchall, Composer
    21 & 22 October 2015


    The first of MusicArt’s London conceptual concerts was held at Colnaghi during the Le Brun Colour exhibition. The recital featured the world premiere of a new piece of music composed by Richard Birstall, entitled Abstracts, which was inspired by the work in the show. Annie Yim performed the recital on a piano lent by J. Reid and the dress was provided by Erdem.

  • ROYAL MINT COIN COMMISSION

    To commemorate Prince George's Second Birthday Sterling Silver £5 coin in an edition of 7,500

    Approved by the Palace; the obverse side of the coin bears Christopher's design depicting St George and the dragon.

  • KATE MILLER THE OBSERVANCES

    Poetry, published by Carcanet
    May 2015


    Featuring Neither white, nor Warm, nor Cold 2013 on the cover, this book of new poetry was published in 2015. Kate Miller writes Why I am not a painter in the blog which can be read via the link below.

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  • CORNELIA PARKER RA: MAGNA CARTA

    British Library, London
    ends 24 July 2015


    Fabricated by many hands, from prisoners and lawyers to artists and barons, Magna Carta (An Embroidery) replicates in stitch the entire Wikipedia article on the Great Charter as it appeared on the document’s 799th anniversary in 2014. Christopher embroidered the word, Folio.

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  • ROYAL ACADEMY
    SUMMER EXHIBITION


    Royal Academy of Arts, London
    8 June - 16 August 2015


    New oil painting, Can’t or won’t?, is being exhibited in the octagon gallery of this annual exhibition.

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    Can't or Wont? 2015
    oil on canvas, 220 x 440 cm
  • PALLANT HOUSE COLLECTION

    Pallant House Gallery, Chichester
    June 2015


    Pallant House has acquired a copy of the lithograph Virtue, from Concours de l’Arbre 2012, as part of The Golder-Thompson Gift.

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  • POET IN THE CITY
    WALLACE STEVENS


    A special event at King's Place
    in celebration of the American poet
    Wallace Stevens.

    Widly held as one of the most important literary figures in America, Stevens was the ultimate master-craftsmen, combining rigorous technique with a deep exploration of the nature of poetry. Christopher Le Brun, Sarah Churchwell and Lachlan MacKinnon speak about his work.

    Monday 17 Novemeber 2014, 7pm

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  • THE MAKING OF MARO

    A film by Lapicida documenting the construction of MARO
    a monumental scale new marble sculpture on exhibition in Derbyshire
    Beyond Limits, Chatsworth House, Bakewell, 8 September - 26 October 2014

  • CHRISTOPHER LE BRUN
    NEW PAINTINGS


    A new 96 page softback book with texts
    by David Anfam and Edmund de Waal


    ISBN: 978 1 905464 92 0

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  • DRAWING MASTERCLASS

    A film currently showing as part of Reception, Rupture and Return: The Model and the Life Room
    Tate Britain, 26 May 2014 – 19 April 2015

  • NEW PAINTINGS

    Friedman Benda, New York
    12 September - 15 October 2014


    A major exhibition of work made
    during the past 18 months.

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  • BEYOND LIMITS, SCULPTURE AT CHATSWORTH

    A selling exhibition organised by Sotheby's
    8 September - 26 October 2014


    A monumental scale sculpture MARO was made from Greek marble for this exhibition at Chatsworth House in Derbyshire.

    The work is for sale, and is in an edition of 3.

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    MARO, 2014
    Nestos marble, 500 x 153 x 36 cm
  • BARATTO
    A collaboration and exhibition between
    Christopher Le Brun and Enzo Cucchi

    Galleria Valentina Bonomo, Rome
    12 June - 15 October 2014


    New bronzes and oil paintings will feature in this two man exhibition, alongside a collaborative ceramic piece.

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    Baratto 2014
    edition of 60
    double sided ceramic, 19.5 x 8 x 4.5cm
  • ROYAL ACADEMY SUMMER EXHIBITION

    Royal Academy of Arts, London
    9 June - 17 August 2014


    New oil painting, Clime, is being exhibited
    in Gallery 3 of this annual exhibition.

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    Clime, 2014
    oil on canvas, 271 x 171cm
  • CASA DELLA LETTERATURE ROME

    Casa della Letterature, Rome, Thursday June 12 2014

    Coinciding with an exhibition of artist poerty books by publisher Editions Moon Rainbow, there will be a reading of selected poems at the Forum Romanum.

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  • LSE STAINED GLASS WINDOW COMMISSION

    LSE's new Faith Centre window formally dedicated by the Bishop of London, 12 May, 2014



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