Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery is pleased to present new works by Dale Frank, one of Australia’s foremost contemporary painters.
Dale Frank’s abstract paintings have been exhibited internationally since the 1980s, showing at PS1, New York, in 1981, the 1982 Biennale of Sydney, 42nd Venice Biennale in 1984, and in 1983, Frank was included in the exhibition ‘Panorama della post – critica: critica ed arte’ at the Museo Palazzo Lanfranchi in Pisa along with Thomas Lawson and Anselm Kiefer.
Recent selected group exhibitions include ‘Unpainting,’ Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney (2017-18); ‘Dark Heart,’ curated by Nick Mitzevich, Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art, Art Gallery of South Australia (2014); ‘Mix Tape 1980s: Appropriation, Subculture, Critical Style,’ National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne (2013); and ‘Les Arts De L’effervescence Champagne,’ Musée des Beaux Arts de Reims, France (2013). In 2013, his work was featured in ‘Personal Structures’ at the Palazzo Bembo as part of the official program of the 55th Venice Biennale.
A major solo retrospective of his work was held at the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia, Sydney in 2000.
Frank’s work is held in all major Australian state galleries, and a number of regional and university collections. It is also held in international collections, including Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, New Zealand; Musée de Ville de Leige, Leige; Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, Wellington, New Zealand; Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York; Zurich Kunsthaus; and a number of corporate collections.
Dale Frank has been represented by Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery since 1982.