Albert Irvin

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Albert Irvin (1922 – 2015) was a prolific British artist, best known for his exuberant paintings, watercolours, screenprints and gouaches. He was born in London and continued to live and work there throughout his life.  His art focusses on capturing and exploring the experience of being in the world.

Selected Solo Exhibitions (Since 1990)
2012  ‘Albert Irvin at 90’, Clifford Chance, London ‘Fidelio’, Gimpel Fils ‘Royal Oak’, Advanced Graphics London 2013 ‘Crosstown’ Advanced Graphics London ‘The Complete Prints’, Atkinson Gallery, Millfield, Somerset
2011  ‘Inextinguishable’, Gimpel Fils, London ‘Albert Irvin’, Bohun Gallery, Henley-on-Thames in association with Advanced Graphics London
2010 ‘The Current Prints’, Advanced Graphics London ‘The Complete Prints’, Kings Place Gallery in association with Advanced Graphics London
2009 ‘A Retrospective’, University Gallery and Baring Wing, Northumbria University ‘Peintures Récentes’, Galerie Gimpel and Müller, Paris Chelsea Arts Club, Gala Exhibition
2008 ‘Recent Paintings’, Peppercanister Gallery, Dublin ‘Six Paintings’, Kings Place, London ‘A Retrospective’, Kings Place Gallery, London ‘The Nebraska Suite’, Advanced Graphics London ‘Albert Irvin’, Manton Wing, Tate Britain, London
2006 ‘Recent Paintings’, Peppercanister Gallery, Dublin ‘Urban Journey’, Gimpel Fils, London
2005 ‘New Monoprints and Editions’, Advanced Graphics London
2004 ‘Midsummer’, Gimpel Fils, London
2003 ‘Albert Irvin – Paintings and Prints’, Storey Gallery and Peter Scott Gallery, Lancaster; ‘Recent Paintings’, Peppercanister Gallery, Dublin
2002 ‘Four Score’ Gimpel Fils, London; ‘Prints’, Advanced Graphics; ‘Malerei’, Galerie Stuhler, Berlin
2001 Riverstation, Bristol; ‘Paintings and Prints 1991-2001’ West Cork Arts Centre, Ireland
2000 ‘A celebration of twenty years of printmaking’, Advanced Graphics London
1999 Royal West of England Academy, Bristol; Orion Gallery Brussels
1998 Dean Clough, Halifax; Centre d’Art Contemporain, Meymac; Edwin Scharff Haus, Neu Ulm; Vonderau Museum, Fulda; Galerie Markt, Bruckmuhl; ‘Retrospective Print Exhibition 1980-1998’, B206-The Gallery, Advanced Graphics London; Gimpel Fils, London
1997 Cambridge Contemporary Art; Galerie Stuhler, Berlin; Galerie Wassermann, Munich
1996 Atkinson Gallery, Somerset; Oriel Theatre, Clwyd; Gimpel Fils, London
1995 RHA Gallagher Gallery, Dublin; Original Print Gallery, Dublin
1994 Gimpel Fils, London; Powell Moya Partnership, London; Chapter Gallery, Cardiff; Wasserman Galerie, Munich; Woodlands Art Gallery, London
1993 Campo Vlaamse Kaai, Antwerp: Bodilly Gallery, Cambridge; Flowers Graphics, London
1992 Galeria Punto, Valencia, Spain; Galerie Lupke, Frankfurt; Gimpel Fils, London
1991 Peter Scott Gallery, Lancaster University; Playhouse Gallery, Harlow; Flowers East, London
1990 Gimpel Fils, London; Serpentine Gallery, London – toured Spacex Gallery, Exeter and Oriel and Chapter, Cardiff; Castlefield Gallery, Manchester; Gallery Monochrome Brussels