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Dale Frank - Born in 1959
Available works
Born 1959, Dale Frank's career spans more than twenty years. In 1984 he was included in the Aperto section of the Venice Biennale. Returning to Australia, in 1990 he was included in the 8th Biennale of Sydney (curated by Rene Block). A major solo retrospective of his work was held at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney in 2000. His paintings are held in every major public collection in Australia and in numerous private and corporate collections in Australia, Europe and the U.S. In 2005 Frank won The Arthur Guy Memorial Painting Prize at the Bendigo Art Gallery, Victoria. A major new monograph on Frank’s work So Far: the Art of Dale Frank 2005-1980 was published in 2007.
Award / Grants

2000, Bendigo Art Prize, Melbourne

Public and Private Collections
Bankers Trust, Sydney, UBS Collection, Zurich, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, Museum of Modern Art, New York, Boston Museum of Fine Art, Boston, Zurich Kunsthaus, Zurich Exxon Corp. Collection, New York, Ball State University Collection, Indiana, USA Musee de Ville de Leige, Leige Trans-Art Collection, Milan First National Bank of Chicago Collection, Chicago Westpac Collection, New York Allen Allen and Hemsley Collection, Sydney University of Melbourne Collection, Melbourne National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne National Gallery of Australia, Canberra Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane National Gallery of New Zealand, Wellington Auckland City Gallery, Auckland Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney Philip Morris Collection, Canberra IBM Collection, Melbourne Shell Australia Collection, Melbourne Wesfarmers, Perth Monash University Collection, Melbourne Chartwell Collection, Christchurch, New Zealand Jim Wolfensohn Collection, New York Clayton Press Jnr Collection, Los Angeles
Selected solo and group exhibitions
2013
Anna Schwarz Gallery, Melbourne, Australia. Personal Structures, Palazzo Bembo, 55th Venice Biennale, Itlay.
2012
Art Statements, Hong Kong. Reis Gallery, Singapore. Gow Langsford Gallery, Auckland, NZ.
2011
Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney, Australia. Reis Gallery, Singapore. Anna Schwartz Gallery, Melbourne, Australia. Art Museum, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia. National Portrait Gallery, Canberra, Australia.
2010
Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney, Australia. Gow Langsford Gallery, Auckland, NZ. Sydney Biennale, Australia.
2009
Art Statements Gallery, Hong Kong, Anna Schwartz Gallery, Melbourne, Australia
2008
Gow Langsford Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand, Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney, Australia.Optomism, Gallery of Modern Art, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane, Australia. Neo Goth, Art Museum, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
2007
Anna Schwartz Gallery, Melbourne, Australia.
2006
Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney, Australia, Gow Langsford Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand
2004
Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney, Australia. Swoon, Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne, Australia
2003
Sydney Opera House Gallery, Sydney Opera House, Sydney, Australia. Anna Schwartz Gallery, Melbourne, Australia. On The Beach, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia. In Conversation, University Art Museum, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia.
2002
Fieldwork, Ian Potter Gallery, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia. ‘Sublime’, Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth, Australia.
2001
Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney, Australia. Multistylus Programme, Auckland City Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand. low-down, Monash University Gallery, Melbourne, Australia.
2000
Museum of Contemporary Art, "Dale Frank, Ecstasy 20 Years of Painting", Sydney, Australia. Art Gallery of NSW, Dale Frank, Sydney, Australia. Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney, Australia. Anna Schwartz Gallery, Melbourne, Australia.
1999
Karyn Lovegrove Gallery, Los Angeles, USA. Moral Hallucinations, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia. Funk de Siecle, Museum of Modern Art Heide, Melbourne, Australia. Exploratory Behaviour, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia.
1998
Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney, Australia. Alderton Gallery, "New York Paintings 1985-86", Brisbane, Australia. Mercant Collection, Sherman Galleries, Sydney, Australia.
1997
Studio Marconi, Milan, Italy. Musee de Arte Modern de la Ville de Liege, ‘Dale Frank Paintings 1982 to 1987’, Liege, Belgium. Marianne Deson Gallery, Chicago, uSA
Studio Marconi, Milan, Italy. Musee de Arte Modern de la Ville de Liege, ‘Dale Frank Paintings 1982 to 1987’, Liege, Belgium. Marianne Deson Gallery, Chicago, uSA

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