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William Gear  1915-1997, UK

Rank (2014): 30616 – 

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Painting
COBRA



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Country
United Kingdom 39
Germany 5
Brazil 2
France 2
Denmark 1




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Artist Rank
Keith Vaughan  6597 20
Terry Frost  13318 16
Ben Nicholson  1588 15
Patrick Heron  14658 14
Peter Lanyon  9265 14




to top Most exhibitions held at:

Institution
  Austin/Desmond Fine Art, United Kingdom 9
  Redfern Gallery, United Kingdom 6
  ICA - Institute of Contemporary Arts London, United Kingdom 5



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2.8.1915 Born in Methil, Fife, Scotland (UK)


1997 Died

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Public exhibitions (Selection) 49  Please report missing Information



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2011
   William Gear Paintings from the 1960s - Redfern Gallery, London (England)

2003
   William Gear - Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh (Scotland)
   Willaim Gear - Weston Link, Edinburgh (Scotland)
   William Gear - Retrospective - Redfern Gallery, London (England)

1996
  Galerie ScheffelWilliam Gear - Galerie Scheffel, Bad Homburg Send message

1992
   William Gear - Galerie Gabriele von Loeper, Hamburg

1989
   William Gear - Galerie Gabriele von Loeper, Hamburg

1988
   William Gear - Cobrabstractions 1946-1949 - Galerie 1900-2000, Paris

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2013
   Mondes imaginaires - ARTEMPER, Grosley-sur-Risle

2012
   Aspects Of Modern British Art 2012 - Austin/Desmond Fine Art, London (England)
   Modern British & St Ives - Belgrave Gallery St Ives, St. Ives, Cornwall (England)
   Landscape - Paintings, Drawings and Prints - Redfern Gallery, London (England)
   Modern British A New Selection Of Paintings And Prints - Belgrave Gallery St Ives, St. Ives, Cornwall (England)
   Abstraction Paintings and Works on Paper - Redfern Gallery, London (England)

2011
   Winter Exhibition Prints - Belgrave Gallery St Ives, St. Ives, Cornwall (England)
   St. Ives Exhibition 2011 - Belgrave Gallery St Ives, St. Ives, Cornwall (England)
   Modern British Paintings: A Gallery Selection - Austin/Desmond Fine Art, London (England)

2010
   Summer Exhibition 2010 - Osborne Samuel, London (England)
   Painterly Prints - The Diverse Art of the Monotype - Redfern Gallery, London (England)
   Modern Times: responding to chaos - Kettle's Yard, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire (England)

2009
   Post War And St Ives - Paisnel Gallery, London (England)
   Autumn Exhibition - Redfern Gallery, London (England)
   The Edinburgh School of Painting - Lemon Street Gallery, Truro, Cornwell (England)
   Post War British Art And Ceramics - Austin/Desmond Fine Art, London (England)

2008
   Aspects Of Modern British Art 2008 - Austin/Desmond Fine Art, London (England)
   The Summer Exhibition 2008 - Cyril Gerber Fine Art, Glasgow (Scotland)
   Danish / International Summer exhibition - Galerie Moderne, Silkeborg
   Modern and Contemporary Art - Osborne Samuel, London (England)

2007
   Mixed Exhibition - Osborne Samuel, London (England)
   a north light - cynosure - Pier Arts Centre, Stromness, Orkney (Scotland)

2006
   The Modern British Artist As Printmaker 1919-2003 - Austin/Desmond Fine Art, London (England)

2005
   Aspects Of Modern British And Irish Art 2005 - Austin/Desmond Fine Art, London (England)
   Elements of Abstraction: Space, Line and Interval in Modern British Art - Southampton City Art Gallery, Southampton (England)

2004
Description and image  Twentieth Century British Art - In association with Scolar Fine Art - Osborne Samuel, London (England)

2003
   Aspects Of Modern British And Irish Art 2003 - Austin/Desmond Fine Art, London (England)
   Aspects Of Modern British Art: Paintings, Graphics And Ceramics - Austin/Desmond Fine Art, London (England)

2002
   Starting a Collection V - Art First, London (England)
   Twentieth Century British Printmaking. From William Nicholson To Howard Hodgkin - Austin/Desmond Fine Art, London (England)

1998
   KÜNSTLER DER GALERIE - Galerie Gabriele von Loeper, Hamburg
   50 Years of Scottish Art - Scottish Arts Council Bequest - Aberdeen Art Gallery, Aberdeen (Scotland)

1994
   COBRA II Neue Arbeiten von Künstlern der ehemaligen COBRA Gruppe - Galerie Gabriele von Loeper, Hamburg

1991
   Look Here Upon This Picture – And on This - - Cornerhouse, Manchester (England)

1985
   18° Bienal de Sao Paulo - Bienal de Sao Paulo, São Paulo

1959
   The Gregory Collection: a Selected Exhibition from the Collection of the late E.C. Gregory - ICA - Institute of Contemporary Arts London, London (England)

1956
   Ten Years of English Landscape Painting: 1945-1955 - ICA - Institute of Contemporary Arts London, London (England)

1953
   Painting into Textiles - ICA - Institute of Contemporary Arts London, London (England)

1951
   I Bienal de São Paulo 1951 - Bienal de Sao Paulo, São Paulo
   Ten Decades: a Review of British Taste 1851-1951 - ICA - Institute of Contemporary Arts London, London (England)

1950
   1950 Aspects of British Art - ICA - Institute of Contemporary Arts London, London (England)

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Denmark

 Galerie Moderne, Silkeborg

France

 ARTEMPER, Paris

Netherlands

 Nico Koster - Galerie Moderne, Amsterdam

United Kingdom

 Cyril Gerber Fine Art, Glasgow (Scotland)
 Austin/Desmond Fine Art, London (England)
 Gwen Hughes - Modern British Art, London (England)
 Martin MacLeish Ltd, London (England)
 Redfern Gallery, London (England)
 Alan Wheatley Art, London (England)

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Canada

 National Gallery of Canada - Musée des beaux-arts du Canada, Ottawa, ON

United Kingdom

 Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery, Birmingham (England)
 The Fleming Collection, London (England)
 Tate Britain, London (England)
 Southampton City Art Gallery, Southampton (England)

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