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 (ou′ər-băk′), Arnold Known as "Red." 1917-2006.
American basketball coach. One of the winningest coaches of all time, he led the Boston Celtics to 9 NBA championships, including 8 in a row between 1959 and 1966. As a team executive for most of the next 40 years, he oversaw teams that won 7 additional championships.
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Auerbach

(ˈaʊəˌbɑːk)
n
(Biography) Frank (Helmuth). born 1931, British painter, born in Germany, noted esp for his use of impasto
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The exhibition continues with the rare opportunity to see artworks that have never been on public display before, including a self-portrait by German expressionist painter, Walter Gramatte and a detailed etching by Frank Auerbach. Runs to November 18.
The works, by British-German artist Frank Auerbach, are being sought by police after they were stolen from a gallery in Cumbria.
The book highlights the friendships and connections between artists including Francis Bacon, Lucian Freud, David Hockney, Frank Auerbach, Bridget Riley, Sandra Blow, Gillian Ayres, Frank Bowling, Howard Hodgkin, David Bomberg, and William Coldstream.
We discovered the resonances among Soutine's early animal carcasses; the bloodlike corrugated surfaces of Frank Auerbach's Rebuilding the Empire Cinema, Leicester Square, 1962; and Freud's Sleeping by the Lion Carpet, 1996, in which a woman's heavy slumber emphasizes the sagging folds of her mottled flesh.
The auction of his personal art collection, which included works by Frank Auerbach and Damien Hirst, raised 33 million pounds in a two-day sale at Sotheby's -- more than twice the pre-sale estimate.
Kiki studied at London's Camberwell School of Art under painter Frank Auerbach, who has been a lasting influence on his art.
Frank Auerbach's Head of Gerda Boehm - a piece adored by Bowie - sold for PS3.8m, 10 times its estimate and a record for the artist.
Frank Auerbach's painting Head of Gerda Boehm - a piece famously adored by Bowie - sold for PS3.8 million, 10 times its estimate and a record for the artist.
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle New Bridge Street (0191 232 7734) Out Of Chaos: An exhibition of works by 50 international artists including Frank Auerbach, David Bomberg, Marc Chagall, Chaim Soutine and Alfred Wolmark, which address the universality of migration and resulting issues of identity and belonging.
At its heart will be Bowie's collection of modern and contemporary British art-a richly stimulating group of over 200 works by many of the most important British artists of the 20th-century, including Henry Moore, Graham Sutherland, Frank Auerbach and Damien Hirst.
The other featured artists include Frank Auerbach, Gillian Ayres, Boyle Family, Patrick Caulfield, Garth Evans, Terry Frost and Bridget Riley.
Whilst work such as Baranowska's bears the influence of Expressionism and early Polish modernism, many other artists adopt the language of English modernism: Henryk Gotlib's Torso, 1963, shows the influence of Francis Bacon and Lucien Freud, whilst Francizka Themerson's textured layers and thick impasto are resonant of the style of Frank Auerbach.