Chronologie

1959
Born in Cape Town, South Africa
Lives/works in London
Education
1986 – 1987 Abbey Major Scholarship in Painting, British School at Rome
1983 – 1986 RCA MA Painting
1982 – 1983 Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris
1979 – 1982 BA Fine Art University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
Academic Appointments
Lecturer in Painting Royal College of Art, London (current)
Artist–lecturer at The National Gallery, London (current)
2005 – 2007: Drawing Fellow Wimbledon College of Art, London

Expositions

2011
Independent (solo project) New York, Modern Art (solo)
2010
Ansel Krut, Modern Art (solo)
2010
Art Basel Miami Beach, Modern Art
2010
BFAMI Gala Benefit and Auction
2010
Newspeak: British Art Now Part II, The Saatchi Gallery
2010
Royal Academy, Summer Exhibition, invited by Fiona Rae
2010
She awoke with a jerk, curated by Nigel Cooke: George Condo, Nigel Cooke, Armen Eloyan, George Grosz, Neil Hedger, Paul Housley, R.B. Kitaj, Ansel Krut, Sean Landers, René Magritte, Manuel Ocampo, Pablo Picasso; Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York
2010
Art Brussels, domobaal
2010
Sophisticated Boom Boom (in b&w), Ailbhe Ní Bhriain, Peter Linde Busk, Stephen Dunne, Lothar Götz, Heide Hinrichs, Steve Johnson, Sharon Kivland, Ansel Krut, Jeffrey TY Lee, Siân Pile, Felicity Powell, Mark Prince, Lizi Sanchez, Shaan Syed and Mhairi Vari, domobaal
2009
We're Moving, Royal College of Art, London
2009
BFAMI Gala Benefit and Auction
2009
Time is a Sausage (A Show of Shows) domobaal
2009
turpsbanana – part two, curated by Marcus Harvey and Peter Jones: Jeremy Butler, Jake and Dinos Chapman, Alexis Harding, Marcus Harvey, Damien Hirst, Merlin James, Peter Jones, Ansel Krut, Harland Miller, Tim Renshaw, Neal Tait, Covadonga Valdes, Galleria Marabini, Bologna, Italy
2009
turpsbanana – part one, curated by Marcus Harvey and Peter Jones: Jeremy Butler, Jake and Dinos Chapman, Alexis Harding and Ansel Krut, Galleria Marabini Project Room, Milan, Italy
2009
Drawing 2009, Biennial Fundraiser, The Drawing Room, London
2009
Art Brussels, Stand Projects/domobaal
2009
Art Rotterdam, Stand Projects/domobaal
2009
Voo–Doo, Hoochie–Coochie and the Creative Spirit, Riflemaker, London (publication)
2008
Frieze Fair, Modern Art
2008
STAND projects: De Expeditie/Amsterdam, domobaal/London, OneTwenty/Ghent at Villa La Tourelle, Oostende, Belgium.
2008
Precious Things, Keira Bennett, Varda Caivano, Michael Crowther, Adam Dant, Jeffrey Dennis, Geraint Evans, Paul Housley, Ansel Krut, Sarah MacKillop, Hannah Maybank, Zoe Mendelsohn, Mali Morris, Julian Perry, John Strutton and others, curated by Graham Crowley. (publication) Highlanes Gallery, Drogheda, Ireland
2008
Lovely So Real, Renaissance Society Benefit at The University of Chicago, Chicago, USA
2008
Next Chicago, USA (solo project) domobaal (solo)
2008
Just World Order, Ansel Krut, Dunhill & O'Brien, Kim Noble, Tim Simmons, Jane Grant, Charlotte Ginsborg, Rachel Garfield, curated by Peter Bonnell (publication) Artsway, Hampshire, UK
2008
Songs of Love and Hate, Luke Gottelier, Roger Hilton, Ansel Krut, Cedar Lewisohn, Audrey Reynolds, Rohan Wealleans, Ancient & Modern, London
2008
108 Collective, 108 Fine Art, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, UK
2007
Crystal Ship, Ansel Krut and family, Farmlab, Los Angeles, USA
2007
Gyre and Gimble, Blyth Gallery, Imperial College, London
2007
Preview Berlin, domobaal with Daniel Gustav Cramer, Haris Epaminonda, Jeffrey T Y Lee and Miho Sato
2007
Oyster Grit: Ailbhe Ní Bhriain, Haris Epaminonda, Miho Sato, Jeffrey T Y Lee, Lucy Pawlak, Mhairi Vari (publication with essay by Rebecca Geldard) domobaal
2007
Creekside Open, selected by Victoria Miro, APT Gallery, London
2007
Central Line, PM Gallery & House, Ealing, UK
2007
Art Rotterdam, domobaal, with Haris Epaminonda, Ron Haselden, Miho Sato, Jeffrey TY Lee
2007
Ghost of a Flea, The Drawing Centre, Wimbledon (publication) (solo)
2007
Drawing Breath, 10 years of The Jerwood Drawing Prize Award Winners, National Art School, Sydney, Australia, touring to Singapore, then UK (catalogue)
2007
Inside the Picture Plane, Panel discussion at the Camden Arts Centre during Laura Owens exhibition, with Vannesa Jackson and Danny Rolph, chaired by Sacha Craddock, London
2006
The 12 days of Christmas, Philip Allen, Adam Dant, David Rayson, John Strutton, Mark Titchener and others, 39 Mitchell Street, London (publication)
2006
Art on Paper, Weatherspoon Art Museum, Art on Paper Biennial Exhibition, curated by Xandra Eden, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, USA (catalogue)
2006
That's What I Meant To Say, Ansel Krut and Felicity Powell, DK projects, New York, USA
2006
The Square Root of Drawing, Temple Bar Gallery, Dublin, Ireland, curated by Noel Kelly
2006
World Gone Mad, Herbert Read Gallery, Canterbury and touring curated by Bob Matthews and JJ Charlesworth with Guy Bar–Amotz, Sam Basu, Varda Caivano, Jack Duplock, Ansel Krut, Bob Matthews, David Rayson, John Stezaker, Gary Webb and others. (catalogue)
2006
Preview Berlin, domobaal booth, with Christiane Baumgartner, Daniel Gustav Cramer, Haris Epaminonda, Ron Haselden, Miho Sato, Jeffrey TY Lee and Claudia Sarnthein
2006
Art Rotterdam, domobaal booth, with Christiane Baumgartner, Daniel Gustav Cramer, Haris Epaminonda, Ron Haselden, Miho Sato, Jeffrey TY Lee and Claudia Sarnthein
2006
Maybe a Duck … Maybe a Rabbit … Ansel Krut with Jemima Burrill and Walter Swennen (publication) with essay by Peter Suchin, The Drawing Centre, Wimbledon College of Art
2006
Hotel Vinegar, domobaal (pocket book, essay by Martin Herbert, story by Miles Johnson) (solo)
2006
George Polke Opens, Invites, Presents, London
2006
Outdoors, curated by Gerry Smith, Danielle Arnaud, London
2005
Introspective Men, curated by David Kefford, London
2005
The Unseen Art of William Burroughs, Riflemaker, London
2005
Folklore, APT Gallery, London
2005
Paper Beats Rock, Cherry de los Reyes Gallery, Los Angeles, USA
2005
Creekside Open, APT Gallery, London
2005
Mostyn Open 15, selected by Tania Kovats and David Alston, Oriel Mostyn Gallery, Llandudno, Wales
2005
The Hardest Thing To Draw Is A Kiss, curated by David Austen, The Gallery, Wimbledon School of Art, UK
2005
Preview Berlin, domobaal with Christiane Baumgartner, Daniel Gustav Cramer, Haris Epaminonda, Ron Haselden, Miho Sato, Jeffrey TY Lee and Claudia Sarnthein
2005
Arco'05, domobaal with Christiane Baumgartner and Miho Sato
2004
John Moores 23, The Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool (catalogue)
2004
Jerwood Drawing Prize, London, Cheltenham and touring (catalogue)
2004
Artissima 11, domobaal booth, with Christiane Baumgartner, Haris Epaminonda and others
2004
Art Futures, Contemporary Art Society, London
2004
Lie Still My Beating Heart…, domobaal (essay by Rebecca Geldard) (solo)
2004
It could be suicide…, domobaal (publication: full colour tabloid newspaper) (solo)
2003
Jerwood Drawing Prize, (2nd Prize) London, Cheltenham and touring (catalogue)
2002
Jerwood Drawing Prize, London, Cheltenham and touring (catalogue)
2002
Me, Myself & I: Self–Portraits by Gallery Artists, George Adams Gallery, New York
2001
Jerwood Drawing Prize, London, Cheltenham and touring (catalogue)
2000
Ansel Krut, Exemplary Tales, George Adams Gallery, New York (solo)
1999
Art about Art, George Adams Gallery, New York
1998
Ansel Krut: The Consolations of Orpheus and Other Stories, New Paintings, Jason and Rhodes Gallery, London (publication) (solo)
1996
Ansel Krut: New Paintings, Jason and Rhodes Gallery, London (solo)
1995
Ansel Krut: The Life of Casanova: Twenty Etchings, Jason and Rhodes Gallery, London (solo)
1994
Ansel Krut: New Paintings Gillian Jason Gallery, London (solo)
1993
Contemporary Portraits, Real and Imagined, Gillian Jason Gallery, London
1992
20th Century British Art Fair, London
1991
A View of the New, Royal Over–Seas League, London
1991
The Discerning Eye, Mall Galleries London
1990
10 Years of the British School at Rome
1990
Ansel Krut: New Paintings, Fischer Fine Art, London (solo)
1989
Ansel Krut: New Paintings, Fischer Fine Art, London (solo)
1989
3 Ways, Budapest and touring Eastern Europe
1988
The Self–Portrait, Bath and touring (Arts Council)
1987
Artists at the British School at Rome (RCA, London)
1986
The Human Touch, Fischer Fine Art, London
1986
12 British Artists, Künstlerhaus Vienna, Austria
1985
Royal Academy, Summer Exhibition
1985
John Moores 14 (Highly Commended)
1984
Ansel Krut: Paintings and Drawings, Shell Gallery, Johannesburg (solo)

Collections publiques

Arts Council
Government Art Collection
Contemporary Art Society
Johannesburg Art Gallery
Wellcome Trust Collection
The Harris Museum and Art Gallery Preston Lancashire
Mercer Art Gallery Harrogate
Saatchi Collection
François–Henri Pinault
David Roberts and others

Publications

2010
Laura McLean–Ferris, review of 'Newspeak: British Art Now, Part 2' Saatchi Gallery, London, published in The Independent, 12.11.10
2010
Ansel Krut, by Jonathan Griffin, review in Frieze issue 30.04.10
2010
Ansel Krut by Colin Perry, published in Art in America, January 2010
2010
The Comic Artist: double–page feature on Ansel Krut, by Andreas Leventis, Art Review, Issue 38 January/February 2010
2010
Ansel Krut: Rebecca Geldard's 10 Best London Shows, Saatchi Online, January/February 2010
2009
The Primacy of Drawing by Professor Deanna Petherbridge, Yale University Press
2009
Voo–Doo, Hoochie–Coochie and the Creative Spirit, published to accompany the exhibition at Riflemaker, London. text by Julian Barnes and Marina Warner. ISBN 9780955572872
2009
Writing on Drawing, Essays on Drawing Practice and Research edited by Steve Garner, published by Intellect, Publishers of Original Thinking. ISBN 9781841502007
2009
Defining Moments in Art, published by Cassell Illustrated. ISBN 978181844035878
2009
Precious Things, exhibition catalogue, Highlanes Gallery, Drogheda, Ireland. ISBN 0955431166/9780955431166
2009
Just World Order, published to accompany the exhibition at Artsway, with an essay by Peter Bonnell. ISBN 9780955840623
2007
Shadows, Transmission: The Rules of Engagement 11, published by Artwords Press, 2007 (essay contribution). ISBN 9781906441029
2007
1001 Paintings You Must See Before You Die, edited by Stephen Farthing. ISBN 9781844035632
2007
Oyster Grit, essay by Rebecca Geldard for the group exhibition, domobaal editions
2007
The Ghost of a Flea, The Centre for Drawing Project Space Notes, Wimbledon School of Art, essay by Ed Krcma. ISBN 9780955664618 (monograph)
2007
Turpsbanana, issue 3, centrefold painting
2006
Hotel Vinegar, pocket book, essay by Martin Herbert, story by Miles Johnson, domobaal editions. ISBN 1905957009/9781905957002 (monograph)
2006
Art on Paper 2006, Weatherspoon Art Museum USA, exhibition catalogue
2006
The Drawing Book, edited by Tania Kovats, January 2006, Black Dog Publishing. ISBN 1904772331
2006
Maybe a Duck … Maybe a Rabbit … publication for the exhibition curated by Ansel Krut, at The Drawing Centre, Wimbledon School of Art, essay by Peter Suchin. ISBN 0948327235
2006
World Gone Mad, catalogue for exhibition curated by Bob Matthews, essays by JJ Charlesworth, Sally O'Reilly, Dr Johanna Malt, Castlefield Gallery Publications. ISBN 0952178052
2005
Art on Paper, by James Elaine
2004
John Moores 23 catalogue, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool
2004
It Could Be Suicide… full colour tabloid newspaper, domobaal editions. ISBN 0954459032 (monograph)
2004
T.E.S. 'At Home with the Masters' 23.01.04 Karen Hooper
2004
Time Out, review by Rebecca Geldard, 31.03.04
2004
Metro Life, (Evening Standard) 13.03.04
2004
The Art Newspaper, March 04
2004
What's On In London, March 04
2004
The Independent, review by Sue Hubbard 23.03.04
2004
The Times, Representational Art in back in the Home of the Avant–Garde by John Russell Taylor 23.06.04
2004
Modern Painters, review by Rosalind Furness, Autumn 2004
2004
The Jewish Chronicle, review by Julia Weiner, 25.06.04
2000
The New Yorker Magazine, Galleries UpTown review
1999
Artoday by Edward Lucie Smith, Phaidon
1998
Ansel Krut: The Consolations of Orpheus and Other Stories, New Paintings, Jason and Rhodes Gallery, London
1997
Government Art Collection of the United Kingdom
1996
Ansel Krut: New Paintings, Jason & Rhodes, London
1996
Flash Art, review
1995
Contemporary Art, Volume 3, Green Book Ltd
1994
Ansel Krut, New Paintings, Gillian Jason Gallery, London
1994
An American passion: The Susan Kasen Summer and Robert D. Summer Collection of Contemporary British Painting, Glasgow Museums and The Royal College of Art
1994
Eight Modern Masterpieces: Critical Essays by Libby Anson, John Whitehead
1991
The Arts: a history of expression in the 20th century by Ronald Tamplin, Oxford University Press
1991
British contemporary art 1910–1990: eighty years of collecting by the Contemporary Art Society by Alan Bowness
1990
Ansel Krut, catalogue, Fischer Fine Art Ltd, London
1990
Art in the eighties by Edward Lucie Smith, Phaidon
1990
Mutiny and the Mainstream, Women artists news, Midmarch Associates
1989
British Figurative Painters of the '80s: Ansel Krut by Marco Livingstone, ISBN 4763685104, 9784763685100
1989
40 under 40: the new generation in Britain by Andreas C. Papadakes, Academy Editions
1989
Italian Art and the Southern European tradition by Andreas C. Papadakes, Academy Editions
1989
The Print collector's Newsletter, Volume 17
1986
The Human touch: new work by young artists from England and Scotland by Mary Rose Beaumont, Fischer Fine Art Ltd, London
1985
John Moores 14 catalogue, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool (prizewinner)
1985
The Spectator (Royal Academy Summer Exhibition Review) by F.C. Westley