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MICHAEL KENNY RA 1941- 1999 Michael Kenny was one of the most influential British sculptors of his generation and his contemplative geometric stone works have become increasingly well-regarded. He was elected Associate of the Royal Academy in 1976, and a Royal Academician in 1986. Throughout the 70’s he was the visiting lecturer at the Slade School of Fine Art and from 1983 to 1988 he was Head of Fine Art Department at Goldsmiths College London. Today his work is held in museums all over the world, including the British Museum, The Tate Gallery and the Victoria and Albert Museum. Michael Kenny has had a solo and group exhibitions in Germany, Sweden, Milan, Paris, Los Angeles, London, Scotland, Ireland, Japan, Dubai and subsequently many corporations and private collections throughout the world hold examples of his work.


Michael Kenny RA (1941-1999) Selected Exhibitions

1964 1965 1966 1969 1977

Bear Lane Gallery, oxford Southampton University Gallery Hamilton Galleries, London Hanover Gallery, London Serpentine Gallery, London with Arshile Gorky Peterloo Gallery, Manchester 1978 Annely Juda Fine Art, London 1979 Roundhouse, London 1981 Annely Juda Fine Art, London 1981-82 Touring exhibition; Bluecoat Gallerv, Liverpool: Ikon Gallerv, Birmingham; Aspex Gallery, Portsmouth; Third Eve Centre, Glasgow Newcastle Polytechnic Gallery, Newcastle-upon-Tyne; Artspace, Aberdeen; Brighton Polytechnic Gallery 1983 Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo Murdoch Lothian Fine Art, Liverpool 1984 Calerie Site, Paris Juda Rowan Gallery, London Arcade Gallery, Harrogate Wilhelm-Lchmbruck Museum, Duisburg 1985 Galerie Lupke, Frankfurt Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo 1986 Royal Academy, London

1987 1988 1989 1990 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 2005 2012 2013 2014

Galleria del Naviglio Galerie Kremer-Tengelmann, Cologne Koplin Gallery, Los Angeles Tokyo Gallerv, Tokyo Annely Juda Fine Art, London John Hansard Gallery, Southampton Galerie Dorfmann, Paris Alresford Gallery, Winchester Dulwich Picture Gallery, London The Gallery at John Jones London Royal Academy, London Storey Institute Gallery, Lancaster Woodlands Gallery, London Mercury Gallery, London Lamont Gallery, London Royal Academy, London Coram Gallery, London The Great Hall at Winchester and tour Royal Academy, London Quest Gallery, Bath Royal Academy, London Quest Gallery, Bath in association with Royal Academy

Michael Kenny RA (1941-1999) Public Collections Arts Council of Great Britian British Council British Museum, London Conseil General, Scine-St.-Denis, Paris Contemporary Arts Society London Hampshire County Council Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo Leeds City Art Gallery Leicestershire Education Committee London Borough of Camden North Western Arts Association Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, West Germany Tate Gallery, London Unilever Collection, London Victoria and Albert Museum, London Wilhelm-Lehmbruck Museum, Duisburg, Germany Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool National Gallery of Arts, Bucharest Muraoko-cho Municipality, Hyogo Prefecture, Japan


Selected Small Scale Works Range £350 - £2,350

‘II’ 1982 Pencil and paint on paper 41 x 29.5 cm £900 Condition good

‘I’ 1982 Pencil and paint on paper 41 x 29.5 cm £900 Condition good

‘TOO FIXT! Study -’ 1988 Pastel on paper 28 x 34.5 cm £900 Condition excellent


‘STUDY 3 -’ 1989 Pastel on paper 25 x 36 cm £850 Condition good

‘STUDY 2 -’ 1989 Pastel on paper 25 x 36 cm £850 Condition good

‘UN-NAMED.-’ 1986 Pastel on paper 27 x 20.5 cm £700 Condition excellent


‘2.’ 1996 Mixed media on paper 15 x 20 cm £550 Condition excellent

‘Untitled’ 1992 Pastel on paper 28 x 38 cm £900 Condition good

‘Portland Sculpture - study IV’ 1985 Pencil and paint on paper 25 x 35 cm £900 Condition excellent


‘STUDY - VII’ 1988 Pastel on paper 30.5 x 39.5 cm £950 Condition excellent

‘STUDY - II’ 1988 Pastel on paper 30.5 x 39.5 cm £950 Condition excellent

‘Study for Truth and Beauty III.’ 1988 Pastel on paper 30.5 x 39.5 cm £1,000 Condition excellent


‘STUDY - I’ 1988 Pastel on paper 30.5 x 39.5 cm £950 Condition excellent

‘STUDY - III’ 1988 Pastel on paper 30.5 x 39.5 cm £950 Condition excellent

‘Working drawing’ 1976 Paint and pencil on paper 41.5 x 29.5 cm £900 Condition good


‘The state of things III’ 1996-97 Mixed media on paper 30.5 x 40.5 cm £950 Condition excellent

‘FLESH I.’ 1998 Mixed media on paper 15 x 20 cm £600 Condition excellent

‘FLESH II.’ 1998 Mixed media on paper 15 x 20 cm £600 Condition excellent


‘FLESH IV.’ 1998 Mixed media on paper 15 x 20 cm £600 Condition excellent

‘FRANCIUM III - study’ 1989 Pastel on paper 40 x 30.5 cm £900 Condition excellent

‘FRANCIUM IV - study’ 1989 Pastel on paper 40 x 30.5 cm £900 Condition excellent


‘FRANCIUM.’ 1989 Pastel on paper 36 x 25 cm £850 Condition excellent

‘STUDY. XI’ 1988 Pastel on paper 30.5 x 40 cm £900 Condition excellent

‘Untitled’ 1987 Mixed media on paper 20.5 x 20.5 cm £650 Condition excellent


‘Untitled’ 1999 Pen and paint on paper 17.5 x 25.5 cm £700 Condition excellent

‘Working Drawing. II ADDERBROOKES.’ 1988 Pastel on paper 40 x 30.5 cm £950 Condition excellent

‘Untitled’ 1977 Pencil and pastel on paper 29 x 21 cm £500 Condition good


‘TOO FIXT! Study -’ 1988 Pastel on paper 28 x 34.5 cm £900 Condition good

‘Untitled’ 1995 Mixed media on paper 30 x 40 cm £900 Condition good

‘2000AD. -’ 1999 Mixed media on paper 17.5 x 23 cm £600 Condition excellent


‘3.’ 1996 Pencil and paint on paper 15 x 21 cm £600 Condition excellent

‘Et in Arcadia (STUDY)’ 1989 Pastel on paper 36 x 25 cm £950 Condition excellent

‘Untitled’ 1981 Pen and paint on paper 29.5 x 21.5 cm £650 Condition good


‘The Triumph of David’ 1994 Mixed media on paper 29.5 x 40.5 cm £2,350 Condition excellent

‘Christ on his cross (study) I’ 1985 Mixed media on paper 40 x 30 cm £2,000 Condition excellent

‘The Fruit of the womb - Study IV. 1986 Mixed media on paper 30 x 40 cm £900 Condition excellent


‘The Fruit of the womb - Study II.’ 1986 Mixed media on paper 30 x 40 cm £900 Condition excellent

‘The Fruit of the womb - Study III.’ 1986 Mixed media on paper 30 x 40 cm £900 Condition excellent

‘The Fruit of the womb - Study I.’ 1986 Mixed media on paper 30 x 40 cm £900 Condition excellent


‘Untitled’ 1999 Pen and paint on paper 18 x 25.5 cm £650 Condition excellent

‘Night I. AP-3.’ 1996 Etching 29.5 x 31.5 cm £900 Condition excellent

‘Night II. AP-3.’ 1996 Etching 29.5 x 31.5 cm £900 Condition excellent


‘Night III. AP-3.’ 1996 Etching 29.5 x 31.5 cm £900 Condition excellent

‘Night IV. AP-3.’ 1996 Etching 29.5 x 31.5 cm £900 Condition excellent

‘Night V. AP-3.’ 1996 Etching 29.5 x 31.5 cm £900 Condition excellent


‘The Astronomer (Study)’ 1984 Pencil on paper 21 x 29.5 cm £350 Condition good

‘STRONG MEAT X’ 1986 Mixed media on paper 30.5 x 40 cm £900 Condition excellent

‘STRONG MEAT VIII’ 1986 Mixed media on paper 30.5 x 40 cm £900 Condition excellent


‘Untitled’ 1981 Pen on paper 20 x 15.3 cm £500 Condition excellent

‘Altar I’ 1999 Mixed media on paper 25.5 x 35.5 cm £900 Condition excellent

‘Altar II’ 1999 Mixed media on paper 25.5 x 35.5 cm £900 Condition excellent


‘Altar III’ 1999 Mixed media on paper 25.5 x 35.5 cm £900 Condition excellent

‘Altar IV’ 1999 Mixed media on paper 25.5 x 35.5 cm £900 Condition excellent

‘Altar V’ 1999 Mixed media on paper 25.5 x 35.5 cm £900 Condition excellent


‘Untitled’ 1981 Mixed media on paper 34 x 28 cm £900 Condition excellent

‘Untitled’ 1976 Mixed media on paper 29.5 x 41 cm £900 Condition poor

‘I’ 1983 Mixed media on paper 35 x 25.5 cm £900 Condition excellent


‘3’ 1983 Mixed media on paper 35 x 25.5 cm £900 Condition excellent

‘4’ 1983 Mixed media on paper 35 x 25.5 cm £900 Condition excellent

‘2’ 1983 Mixed media on paper 35 x 25.5 cm £900 Condition excellent


‘5’ 1983 Mixed media on paper 35 x 25.5 cm £900 Condition excellent

‘Untitled’ 1976 Mixed media on paper 34.5 x 25 cm £900 Condition excellent

‘Untitled’ 1976 Mixed media on paper 29.5 x 41.5 cm £900 Condition poor


‘Untitled’ 1995 Mixed media on paper 30 x 40 cm £900 Condition excellent

‘Portland Sculpture - study VII’ 1985 Mixed media on paper 20.5 x 29.5 cm £700 Condition good

‘2 working drawing’ 1987 Pastel on paper 30 x 38 cm £900 Condition excellent


‘THE FOUNTAIN (study) I’ 1985 Mixed media on paper 30 x 40 cm £900 Condition excellent

‘Portland Sculpture - study VIII’ 1985 Mixed media on paper 20.5 x 29.5 cm £700 Condition excellent

‘Portland Sculpture - study VII’ 1985 Mixed media on paper 25 x 35 cm £800 Condition excellent


‘Untitled’ 1976 Mixed media on paper 30 x 42 cm £900 Condition good

‘Portland Sculpture - study IX’ 1985 Mixed media on paper 20.5 x 29.5 cm £700 Condition excellent

‘Corfu IV’ 1982 Pastel on paper 30.5 x 40.5 cm £1,500 Condition excellent


‘II’ 1984 Mixed media on paper 25.4 x 35 cm £1,500 Condition excellent

‘Untitled’ 1979 Mixed media on paper 29.5 x 41 cm £900 Condition excellent

‘Untitled’ 1988 Mixed media on paper 30.5 x 40.5 cm £900 Condition excellent


‘Working drawing. I . ADDERBROOKES’ 1988 Pastel on paper 40.5 x 30.5 cm £900 Condition excellent

‘2’ 1989 Pastel on paper 30.5 x 40.5 cm £900 Condition excellent

‘AMERICIUM. I - (study)’ 1987 Pastel on paper 28 x 35.5 cm £700 Condition excellent


‘AMERICIUM. II - (study)’ 1987 Pastel on paper 28 x 35.5 cm £700 Condition excellent

‘AMERICIUM. VI - (study)’ 1987 Pastel on paper 28 x 35.5 cm £700 Condition excellent

‘AMERICIUM. VIII - (study)’ 1987 Pastel on paper 28 x 35.5 cm £700 Condition excellent


Selected Medium Scale Works Range £2,000 - £4,750

‘Women and Table in Landscape’ 1966 Mixed media on paper 49 x 62 cm £4,250 Condition good Note: extremely rare

‘In Drawing’ 1975 Charcoal and pencil on paper 56 x 76 cm £3,750 Condition good Note: rare


‘Untitled’ 1979 Mixed media on paper 57 x 76 cm £4,000 Condition excellent Note: rare

‘Untitled’ 1979 Mixed media on paper 58.5 x 78.5 cm £4,000 Condition excellent Note: rare

‘Untitled’ 1980 Mixed media and collage on paper 65 x 49.5 cm £3,250 Condition good


‘Untitled’ 1981 Mixed media on paper 53 x 39.5 cm £3,250 Condition good

‘Strange Matter III’ 1982 Mixed media on paper 52.5 x 39.5 cm £3,000 Condition good

‘Strange Matter IV’ 1982 Mixed media on paper 52.5 x 39.5 cm £3,000 Condition good


‘Strange Matter V’ 1982 Mixed media on paper 52.5 x 39.5 cm £3,000 Condition good

‘Ut Picturum Poesis…… - 9’ 1983 Mixed media on paper 68.5 x 58.5 cm £3,250 Condition excellent

‘X’ 1984 Mixed media on paper 40. 5 x 50.5 cm £3,500 Condition excellent


‘XV’ 1984 Mixed media on paper 40. 5 x 50.5 £3,500 Condition excellent

‘Americium (study)’ 1987 Mixed media on paper 70 x 70.5 cm £4,000 Condition excellent

‘Americium (study)’ 1987 Mixed media on paper 70 x 70.5 cm £4,000 Condition excellent


‘Americium (study)’ 1987 Mixed media on paper 70 x 70.5 cm £4,000 Condition excellent

‘Linda-’ 1987 Charcoal and pencil on paper 38 x 46 cm £3,200 Condition good

‘TOO FIXT! - study - I’ 1987 Pastel on Paper 70 x 79 cm £3,750 Condition excellent


‘TOO FIXT! - study - II’ 1987 Pastel on Paper 70 x 79 cm £3,750 Condition excellent

‘The Island - 1’ 1987 Mixed media on paper 56 x 76.5 cm £3,250 Condition excellent

‘The Island - 3’ 1987 Mixed media on paper 56 x 76.5 cm £3,250 Condition excellent


‘The Island - 6’ 1987 Mixed media on paper 56 x 76.5 cm £3,250 Condition excellent

‘The Initiation -’ 1987 Water colour and pencil on card 76 x 57 cm £3,500 Condition excellent

‘Here and Now II’ 1987 Water colour and pencil on card 76 x 57 cm £3,500 Condition excellent


‘Untitled’ 1988 Charcoal and pencil on paper 40.5 x 51 cm £3,500 Condition excellent

‘Untitled’ 1988 Pastel on paper 56.5 x 76 cm £2,750 Condition excellent note: unsigned, attributed to 1989

‘UP AND DOWN I’ 1989-90 Pastel on paper 56.5 x 76 cm £2,750 Condition excellent


‘UP AND DOWN VI’ 1989 Pastel on paper 56.5 x 76 cm £2,750 Condition excellent

‘UP AND DOWN VI’ 1989 Pastel on paper 56.5 x 76 cm £2,750 Condition excellent

‘SCULPTURE IN A LANDSCAPE VI’ 1990 Pastel on paper 57 x 76 cm £4,250 Condition excellent


‘SCULPTURE IN A LANDSCAPE VII’ 1990 Pastel on paper 57 x 76 cm £4,250 Condition excellent

‘SCULPTURE IN A LANDSCAPE VI’ 1990 Pastel on paper 57 x 76 cm £4,250 Condition excellent

‘SYMBOLS AND STONES III’ 1990-91 Mixed media on paper 51 x 69 cm £3,500 Condition excellent


‘SYMBOLS AND STONES III’ 1990-91 Mixed media on paper 51 x 69 cm £3,500 Condition excellent

‘THE TRIUMPH OF DAVID’ 1994 Mixed media on paper 56.5 x 76 cm £4,750 Condition excellent

‘El Pasa de la Muerta. AP - 3’ 1996 Screenprint 74.5 x 88.5 cm £2,000 Condition excellent


‘More loved, than known, A/P’ 1999 Aquatint 55.5 x 76 cm £2,000 Condition excellent

‘Substantia, A/P’ 1999 Aquatint 55.5 x 76 cm £2,000 Condition excellent


Selected Large Scale Works Range £5,000 - £12,000

‘The Philosophy of the Act III’ 1989-90 Pastel on Paper 76.5 x 101.5 cm £5,500 Condition excellent

‘Without Praise or blame - I’ 1987 Mixed media on paper 70 x 93 cm £5,500 Condition excellent


‘GRACE AND SILENCE. 4 -’ 1993 Mixed media on paper 76.5 x 102 cm £5,800 Condition excellent

‘THE SALT AND THE STONE - V.’ 1986 Mixed media on paper 73.5 x 94 cm £5,500 Condition excellent

‘A quiet and secret place VIII’ 1983 Mixed media on paper 77 x 101.5 cm £5,000 Condition excellent


‘VICE - Wore Fool’s Dress I’ 1985 Mixed media on paper 68.5 x 101 cm £5,000 Condition excellent

‘AN IMAGE ALONE. IX -’ 1999 Mixed media on paper 75.5 x 106 cm £7,000 Condition excellent

‘RELIEF ADDERBROKES HOSPITAL Working Drawing’ 1988-89 Mixed media on paper 101.5 x 76.5 cm £5,000 Condition excellent


‘UNCREATION 5’ 1998 Mixed media on paper 76 x 106 cm £5,800 Condition excellent

‘Form and Meaning - I’ 1988 Pastel on paper 76.4 x 99 cm £5,000 Condition excellent

‘RIGHT THINKING - I -’ 1990 Pastel on paper 70 x 93 cm £5,500 Condition excellent


‘RYOAN-JI V’ 1997 Mixed media on paper 76.5 x 115 cm £6,500 Condition excellent

‘THE GLUTTON (DANTE INFERNO CANTO VI)’ 1994 Mixed media on paper 118 x 153 cm £12,000 Condition excellent

‘THE SPENDTHRIFT (DANTE INFERNO CANTO XIII)’ 1994 Mixed media on paper 118 x 153 cm £12,000 Condition excellent


Michael Kenny RA - Selected Paintings and Prints