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Stephen Finer

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS:

1980- BRITISH ART 1940-80 from the Arts Council Collection, ('Sandra Fisher' by Stephen Finer) Hayward Gallery, London
1984- COLLAZIONE INGLESE II, Venice Biennale, Italy
1993/94- THE PORTRAIT NOW, ('Marlene Dietrich' by Stephen Finer), National Portrait Gallery, London
1998- 'HEADS' Agnew's, London
2000/01- PAINTING THE CENTURY 101 Portrait Masterpieces 1900-2000' ('David Bowie and Iman' by Stephen Finer), National Portrait Gallery London,
2003- 'THE NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY COLLECTS', ('David Bowie') Bodelwyddan Castle, Wales
2007- 'LOOKING FORWARD Thirty Contemporary British Artists', Agnew's, London
2008-09-'WINTER JOURNEY', Art Space Gallery, London
2011- 'FLASHBACK', Arts Space Gallery
2011- 'THE ART OF GIVING', Towner, Sussex
2013- 'PEOPLE AND PORTRAITS', Towner, Sussex
2014- 'ARTISTS MAKE FACES', Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery
2014-16 'IN THE FRAME', Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery


COLLECTIONS:

ARTS COUNCIL
ATKINSON ART GALLERY
THE BRITISH COUNCIL
CONTEMPORARY ART SOCIETY
LOS ANGELES COUNTY MUSEUM OF ART
MAGDALENE COLLEGE CAMBRIDGE
NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY, London
PALLANT HOUSE GALLERY, Sussex
PLYMOUTH CITY MUSEUM AND ART GALLERY
TOWNER GALLERY
TULLIE HOUSE MUSEUM AND ART GALLERY
UNIVERSITY OF SUSSEX

Loan to National Charities Board from the Arts Council (for 5 years from 1999)
private collections in England, France, Ireland, Spain, Switzerland & America

SELECTED ARTICLES & PUBLICATIONS:

'Portraits that capture the prizes' by William Packer, Financial Times, Thursday June 5 1986
'Artists of the Day' by Margaret Garlake, Art Monthly June 1986
'Spotlight: Stephen Finer' by Robin Gibson, Modern Painters Magazine Winter 1992/3
'Article of Faith' by Colin Wiggins, Art Review Summer Issue 1994
'The Fame of the Pose' by Hugh Pearman, Sunday Times Magazine 2000
'Stephen Finer: Presence and Identity' by Martin Golding, Modern Painters Spring 2000
'Intimacy and Mortality; Finer's People' by Robin Gibson, 2002

REFERENCE:

Allgemeines Kunstlerlexikon
Arts Council Collection Catalogues vol ll 1979-83,vol lll,1984-88
British Council Collection Catalogue vol ll,
Cambridge Blue Book
Complete Illustrated Catalogue, National Portrait Gallery, 2004
Contemporary Art Society Annual Report Sir Stephen Tumim, 1986
Dictionary of British Artists Since 1945 Ed David Buckman, 2006
Dictionary of International Biography, Handbook of Modern British Painting 1900-1980
Scolar PressHandbook of Modern British Painting & Printmaking 1900-1990 Scolar Press, Ashgate 1998
Insight Guides: Museums and Galleries of London illus:'David Bowie' APA Publication, 2002
National Portrait Gallery Annual Report 1994/95
National Portrait Gallery Annual Report 1995/96 illus:'David Bowie'
National Portrait Gallery Guide by John Cooper, 2006
'Painting the Century 101 Portrait Masterpieces 1900-2000' by Robin Gibson;introduction Norbert Lynton NPG, 2000
The Portrait Now by Robin Gibson NPG, 1993
Who's Who in Art

TELEVISION:

1959- ITN (with Alma Cogan),
1995- 'Paint it Red' incl interview by Norbert Lynton Channel One (cable)
1995- The nude in art, incl interview by Norbert Lynton Channel One
1995- Omnibus BBC1 Monday 6 Nov
1998- BBC1 News, James Wilkinson Wed 29 April 9.05pm
2001- British Satellite News recorded Tue 20 Nov
- ZDF German Television (Katrina Balmforth interviewer) recorded Tue 20 Nov 2001
2003- Fuji Television, Japan

FILM:

1980- 'Pilgrim Farewell' dir Michael Roemer USA