Bernard Cohen
Bernard Cohen, In The Studio, 2020, acrylic on linen

Bernard Cohen

/

Biography

BERNARD COHEN (b 1933)

Bernard Cohen has described himself as "A storyteller and a creator of pictorial theatre."  His tensely wrought and unpredictably complex pictures hold a unique position within the canon of contemporary art.

Born in London, where he lives and works, Cohen studied at the Slade School of Fine Art from 1951-1954. In 1988 he was appointed as Slade Professor and Director of the Slade School of Fine Art, University College, London. Cohen's work came to prominence during the 1960s and has since been exhibited extensively. 

Public exhibitions include a retrospective at the Hayward Gallery, London in 1972, which then toured to Newcastle and Leeds; Artist in Focus, Six Paintings from the Tate Gallery Collection, The Tate Gallery, London in 1995; Stroll on! Aspects of British Abstract Art in the Sixties, Mamco, Musée d’Art Moderne et Contemporain, Geneva in 2006; and Abstraction and the Human Figure at CAM’s British Art Collection, Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon in 2010. In 2017 Cohen's work was exhibited as a Spotlight exhibition at Tate Britain. In 2018 he was featured in Post-Pop at the Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon and in Kaleidoscope at the Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool.

Selected works

Prints

Bernard Cohen Place Games I, 2011
£ 2,000.00
Bernard Cohen, Place Games I, 2011
£ 2,000
Bernard Cohen Place Games VI, 2011
£ 2,000.00
Bernard Cohen, Place Games VI, 2011
£ 2,000
Bernard Cohen Mirror x 6 (3), 2008
£ 750.00
Bernard Cohen, Mirror x 6 (3), 2008
£ 750
Bernard Cohen Mirror x 6 (5), 2008
£ 750.00
Bernard Cohen, Mirror x 6 (5), 2008
£ 750
Bernard Cohen About Now III, 2006
£ 1,200.00
Bernard Cohen, About Now III, 2006
£ 1,200
Bernard Cohen About Now IV, 2006
£ 1,200.00
Bernard Cohen, About Now IV, 2006
£ 1,200
Bernard Cohen About Now VI, 2006
£ 1,200.00
Bernard Cohen, About Now VI, 2006
£ 1,200
Bernard Cohen Things Seen #1, 2005
£ 1,500.00
Bernard Cohen, Things Seen #1, 2005
£ 1,500
Bernard Cohen Things Seen #3, 2005
£ 1,500.00
Bernard Cohen, Things Seen #3, 2005
£ 1,500
Bernard Cohen Things Seen #5, 2005
£ 1,500.00
Bernard Cohen, Things Seen #5, 2005
£ 1,500
Bernard Cohen Colorado I, 1999
£ 1,500.00
Bernard Cohen, Colorado I, 1999
£ 1,500
Bernard Cohen Colorado II, 1999
£ 1,500.00
Bernard Cohen, Colorado II, 1999
£ 1,500

News

London Original Print Week 2021 Prints by Bernard Cohen

London Original Print Week 2021

Prints by Bernard Cohen
Flowers Gallery, Cork Street, London
1 - 8 May 2021

Newsletter signup

Get our newsletter including exhibitions, news and events
We will process the personal data you have supplied in accordance with our privacy policy. You can unsubscribe or change your preferences at any time by clicking the link in any emails.
London

21 Cork Street
London W1S 3LZ

Tuesday - Saturday 11am - 6pm

*Closed
24 December 2021 to 4 January 2022

Please enquire about private viewings or visits outside of our regular hours. 
 

To ensure the continued safety of our staff and guests when inside our gallery spaces, thank you for wearing a face covering for the duration of your visit and respecting social distancing. 

We have a maximum limit to the number of people allowed within our gallery at any one time and therefore we may need to ask you to wait outside or to return at another time. 

 

London

82 Kingsland Road
London E2 8DP

Wednesday - Saturday 11am - 6pm

Please enquire about private viewings or visits outside of our regular hours. 

 

To ensure the continued safety of our staff and guests when inside our gallery spaces, thank you for wearing a face covering for the duration of your visit and respecting social distancing. 

We have a maximum limit to the number of people allowed within our gallery at any one time and therefore we may need to ask you to wait outside or to return at another time. 

 

 
New York

Private viewings by appointment

 

Hong Kong

49 Tung Street
Sheung Wan

Tuesday - Saturday 12 - 6pm

*Closed
24 - 27 December 2021

31 December 2021 - 3 January 2022
29 January - 3 February 2022

Close

Your saved list

Create a list of works then send us an enquiry.
No items found