2023 Benefit Auction - Live Lot

George Rouy
British, born 1994
After Eight, 2022
Acrylic and oil on canvas
88 1/2 x 59 in. (225 x 149.9 cm)
Courtesy of the Artist, Almine Rech, and Hannah Barry Gallery, London

Estimate: 80,000 - $120,000

This lot will be auctioned live at the Gala on February 4, 2023. To register an absentee or phone bid, please email [email protected] by February 1.

About the Artist:

George Rouy (b. 1994) Sittingbourne, UK
Lives and works in London, UK



BFA, Camberwell College of Arts, London, UK


Diploma in Art and Design, UCA Rochester, Rochester, UK

Selected Exhibitions


Belly Ache, Almine Rech, Paris, FR (solo)
Pounding The Pavement, Galería Pelaires, Palma, Illes Balears, SP
Real Corporeal, Gladstone Gallery, New Yok, US.
Gagged, Outpost, Copenhagen, DK (solo)
Art Explora Foundation, Paris, FR (residency)
A Thing for the Mind, Timothy Taylor, London, UK
Corpo e Mente, Palazzo Barbaro, Venice, IT
Shit Mirror, Peres Projects, Berlin, DE (solo)


Rested, Nicola Vassell Gallery, New York, US
House Parté, curated by Carlye Packer, Palm Springs, US
Les Citoyens. Uno sguardo di Guillermo Kuitca sulla collezione della Fondation
Cartier, Triennale Milano, Milano, IT
Salon de Peinture, Almine Rech Gallery, New York, USA
Reconfigured, curated by Rose Easton, Timothy Taylor Gallery, New York, USA
Old Friends, New Friends, Collective Ending, London, UK


Collection as Poem in the Age of Ephemerality - Works from X Museum Collection,
X Museum, Beijing, CN
Clot, Hannah Barry Gallery, London, UK (solo)
No Man is an Island, Almine Rech, London, UK
Rupture, Vortic London Collective with Hannah Barry Gallery (online) (solo)
Crowd, Hannah Barry Gallery, London, UK
Mask, Mine Project, Hong Kong, HK (solo) Maelstrom, Peres Projects, Berlin, DE (solo)


TRANSFORMER: A Rebirth of Wonder, curated by Jefferson Hack, 180 Strand, London, UK
Super Zoom, curated by Ferdinand Gros, Paris, FR
Cut Down A Tree To Build A Wooden Horse, To Ride You May Get Splinters, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, DK (solo)
Jeunes Artistes en Europe. Les Métamorphoses, Fondation Cartier pour l’Art Contemporain, Paris, FR
Adrian, George, Peter, Sofia e Tamina, P420, Bologna, IT La escuela, Mérida, MX (residency)


MINE II, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, DK
Smothered Awake, Steve Turner, Los Angeles, USA (solo) Metamorphõseõn, Galerie Sultana, Paris, FR
Rhapsodies, curated by Alix Janta-Polczynski, PingPong, Brussels, BE House of Vans, London, UK (residency)
Leaking Visions of Red, Anna Zorina Gallery, New York, USA (solo)
EXTRA, The Hole, New York, USA
New “Bad"" Paintings, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, DK
Stars in Bloom, curated by Antonia Marsh, Neptune, London, UK
The Clean Carcass of the Host, Galerie Sultana and sans titre for CONDO
Curatorial Initiative, Marso, Mexico City, Mexico, MEX
Form, Cob Gallery, London, UK Squeeze Hard Enough It Might Just Pop!,
Hannah Barry Gallery, London, UK (solo, publication)


The Unlimited Dream Company, Hannah Barry Gallery, London, UK
In Dirty Water, J Hammond Projects, London, UK (solo)


Coast of the Sun, The Dot Project, London, UK (solo) 2015 Camberwell Degree Show


Camberwell College of Arts, London, UK


GOLD, Oxford Street Space, London, UK 2nd year show, Southwark Gallery, London, UK


Parallel Intervention, Tate Modern, London, UK Into The Garden, Bishop of Rochester’s Garden, Kent, UK


Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami, USA
Fondation Cartier pour l’Art Contemporain, Paris, FR
Stahl Collection, Norrkoping, SE
X Museum, Beijing, CN
Sifang Art Museum, Nanjing, CN
M Woods, Beijing, CN
69 Art Campus, Beijing, CN