XLII VENICE BIENNALE
British Commissioner: Henry Meyric Hughes
An exhibition of 8 drawings and 24 paintings. Auerbach shared the Leone d'Oro prize for the best artist with Sigmar Polke.
A catalogue, with a preface by Henry Meyric Hughes and an essay by Catherine Lampert, was published by the British Council to accompany the showing in the British Pavilion, Venice. ISBN 0 86355 037 1.
The exhibition was expanded for the showings in Germany and Spain with the addition of 20 paintings drawn from mostly private collections in the UK and USA.
A catalogue (German only), with essays by Ulrich Krempel, Karl-Egob Vester, Paul Bonaventura and Catherine Lampert, was published by the Kunstvein Hamburg and the Museum Folkwang, Essen to accompany the Germany showings. No ISBN.
A catalogue (Spanish only), with essays by Antonio Saura, Paul Bonaveture and Catherine Lampert, was published by the Centre de Arte Reina Sofia to accompany the Madrid showing. ISBN 7506 199 0
Spain, Madrid, Centro De Arte Reina Sofia
- 10 April 1987 − 31 May 1987
Germany, Essen, Folkwang Museum
- 16 January 1987 − 01 March 1987
Germany, Hamburg, Kunstverein
- 18 October 1986 − 23 November 1986
Italy, Venice, British Pavilion
- 29 June 1986 − 28 September 1986