Michael Rothenstein RA


1908 Born in Hampstead
1923 Attended Chelsea Polytechnic
1924-27 Attended the Central School of Arts and Crafts
1930 Solo show at the Warren Gallery
1940 Commissioned by the Recording Britain project to paint in Sussex
1942 Solo show at the Redfern Gallery
1954 Founded a workshop in Great Bardfield
1954, 56 Won First Prizes in the Giles Bequest Competition for colour lino and woodcuts
1957 Worked with S.W. Hayter at Atelier 17
1962 Published 'Linocuts and Woodcuts'; made an Art Fellow at Sheffield University
1966 Published 'Frontiers of Printmaking'
1970 Published 'Relief Printing'
1977 Made an Associate of the Royal Academy
1989 Became a Royal Academician
1993 Died

Selected solo exhibitions

1967 Marjorie Parr Gallery, London
1969 Oxford Gallery, Oxford
1970 Oxford Gallery, Oxford
1974 Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, 'Violence and the Studio Process,'
1976 National Museum, Onikorn, Lagos
1978 Gallery Graphics, Ottawa
1980 Gallery 15, Norway, 'Retrospective Exhibition'
1984 Angela Flowers Gallery, London
1987 Redfern Gallery, London
1989 Redfern Gallery, London
1990 Redfern Gallery, London

Selected group exhibitions

1970 First International Engraving Biennale, Buenos Aires
1971 Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal, 'International Exhibition of Graphics'
1976 Hayward Gallery, London, 'Arts Council Collection 75/76'
1980 British Contemporary Art, Toronto
1982 Angela Flowers Gallery, London
1984 Tate Gallery, London, 'Images of Ourselves'
1985 Herbert Reed Gallery, Canterbury, '5 Contemporary Print Makers'
1987 5 Contemporary Print Makers


Art Museum of Lugano
British Museum, London
Brooklyn Museum, New York
Cincinnati Museum of Fine Art
Fry Art Gallery, Saffron Walden
Museum of Modern Art, New York
National Gallery of Australia
Public Library, New York
Smithsonian Institute, Washington DC
Tate Gallery, London
Victoria and Albert Museum, London