September 28- October 28, 2023
William Tillyer: The Mulgrave Tensile Wire Works
Bernard Jacobson Gallery
In Person Viewing:
28 Duke Street St. James’s, London, SW1Y 6AG
Bernard Jacobson Gallery presents William Tillyer: The Mulgrave Tensile Wire Works, a series of acrylic and wire mesh works by British artist William Tillyer (b. 1938). The exhibition will also feature his Study for a Constructed Painting watercolours and Scalby Suite etchings.
Bernard Jacobson Gallery was founded in 1969 with a focus on the publication and distribution of prints by artists including Robyn Denny, Lucian Freud, David Hockney, Leon Kossoff, Henry Moore, Richard Smith, Ed Ruscha, and William Tillyer. By the mid-1970s, having established himself as one of the major dealers in the international print boom, Jacobson started to show paintings and sculptures. After opening branches in Los Angeles and New York in the early 1980s, the gallery expanded its range of artists to include West Coast American artists such as Joe Goode and Larry Bell as well as modern British masters such as David Bomberg, Ivon Hitchens, Peter Lanyon, Ben Nicholson, William Scott, Stanley Spencer, and Graham Sutherland. From 1997, the gallery moved more firmly into American and international art and began exhibiting artists including Kenneth Noland, Jules Olitski, Larry Poons, and Frank Stella. From its location on Cork Street and subsequently Duke Street St. James’s, the gallery has also held shows featuring American artists Robert Motherwell, Helen Frankenthaler, Robert Rauschenberg, Roy Lichtenstein, and Tom Wesselmann; European painters Georges Braque, Bram Bogart, Henri Matisse, and Pierre Soulages; and British artists William Tillyer, Bruce McLean, and Marc Vaux.