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The Opening: 06-07/2008

Born
1967 in Pembury.

Educated
1986-89 at Saint Martins School of Art, London.

Lives
in London.

One person shows

2008
The Opening, mitterrand+sanz, zurich
The Opening, The Cornerberlin, Berlin

The Opening, Mercedes-Welt am Sazufer, Berlin
The Opening, Overduin and Kite, Los Angeles

2007
The Opening, Reena Spaulings Fine Art, New York
Relax It's Only a Bad Cosima von Bonin Show, Galerie Bleich-Rossi, Vienna

2006
Sounds of War, Galerie Edward Mitterrand, Geneva

2005
A Roaring RAMPAGE of Revenge, Reena Spaulings Fine Art, New York
Galerie Christian Nagel, Cologne
Look What You Made Me Do, Bergen Kunsthall, Norway

2004
Nueva Generación, Distrito 4, Madrid
M-Project, curated by edward mitterrand, Paris

2003
Children of the Projects, American Fine Arts, Co., New York
When in Doubt Blame the Victim, Galerie Bleich-Rossi, Graz (with Jeremy Glogan)

2002
The Making of !945, 1997, (screening) The McAllister Institute, New York
Militant, Galerie Christian Nagel, Köln.

2001
My Father, the Castaway, WhiteCube, Kunstakademi Bergen, Norway

2000
When You Drain the Pool, You Don't Consult the Frogs First, Magnani, London
Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin
As a Painter I Call Myself the Estate of, Secession, Vienna
VOLVO, Galerie Bleich-Rossi, Graz

1999
Survivors, Galerie Christian Nagel, Cologne

1998
Doppelganger, The Top Room, London
Chant No 1, Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin

1996
Friedrich Petzel Gallery, New York

1995
Voluntary Effort, Tom Solomon's Garage, Los Angeles

1994
Friedrich Petzel/Nina Borgmann, New York

1993
Meet You by the Strange Twisted Old Oak Tree on the Secluded Knoll at Dawn in Your Swimming Trunks and I'll Tell You Something Secret. (Don't Be Late). (With Nils Norman), Galerie Z, Göttingen.
Les Jeunes, Bruno Brunnet Fine Arts, Berlin

1992
Meadow/Wiese, Galerie Max Hetzler, Cologne

1991
Electric, Pavillon Ryszard Varisella, organised by Galerie Grässlin-Ehrhardt, Frankfurt
To the extreme, Fettstrasse 7A (Birgit Küng), Zürich

1990
Crusade, Münzstrasse 10, Hamburg

Group shows

2007
Elegance, Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne
Genesis I'm Sorry, Greene Naftali Gallery, New York (collaboration with Melanie Gilligan)
Make Your Own Life: Artists In & Out of Cologne, Henry Art Galllery/University of Washington, Seattle; Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami, Florida.

2006
LIVE HUMANS, The George Tavern, London
Make Your Own Life
, Institute of Contemporary Art University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
slow burn (curated by Jonah Freeman), Galerie Edward Mitterrand, Geneva

2005
Orchard, New York
The Top Room: A Retrospective, Chelsea Space, London
TOTAL ASBO, Pogo Cafe, London
Miradas y conceptos en la colección Helga de Alvear, MEIAC, Badajoz, Spain
Islands of Glory In Streets Caked With the Fæces of Decadence, Nang Gallery, London

2004
Werkleitz Biennale, Halle, Germany
Edge of the Real, Whitechapel Gallery, London

2003
Wild Nights: Remembering Colin de Land, CB's 313 Gallery, New York
Messe in der Galerie, Galerie Christian Nagel, Cologne
Frieze Art Fair, booth of Galerie Christian Nagel, London
Haupt- und Nebenwege, Galerie Christian Nagel, Cologne
Malerei II Ausstellung Nulldrei, Galerie Christian Nagel, Cologne

2002
Art Crazy Nation Show, MK G, Milton Keynes, UK

2001
Favoritin, Danzigerstr. 44, Berlin
Jewels-in-Art, Galerie Bleich-Rossi, Graz
Works on Aluminum Selected by Paper, WhiteCube, Kunstakademi Bergen, Norway
Musterkarte, Goethe-Institut, Centro Cultural Conde Duque, Galería Elba Benítez, Galería Heinrich Ehrhardt, Madrid

2000
Girlfriend, (Curated by Sarah Morris), Galerie für Zeitgenössiche Kunst, Leipzig
21st Gear, The Top Room, London
It May be a Year of Thirteen Moons But it's Still the Year of Culture, Transmission Gallery, Glasgow
Drawings, Taché-Lévy Gallery, Brussels
Part One, Magnani, London

1999
Painting Lab, Entwistle Gallery, London
Malerei, INIT Kunsthalle, Berlin
Robert Prime, London
Taché-Lévy Gallery, Brussels

1998
Art Club Berlin, Mies van der Rohe Pavilion, Barcelona
Art Club Berlin, Berlin Art Forum

1995
The Message is the Medium, Castle gallery, College of New Rochelle, New Rochelle

1994
The Ideal Place, Haags Centrum Voor Aktuelle Kunst, The Hague
Sarah Staton's Supastore Boutique, Laure Genillard Gallery, London
Untitled Group Show, Metro Pictures, New York
Sammlung Volkmann, Berlin
Museum auf Zeit, Fridericianum Museum, Kassel

1993
London Photo Race, Friesenwall 120, Cologne
Galerie Fettsack, Friesenwall 120, Cologne

1992
A Show by Kiron Khosla, The Long Gallery, Chelsea Old Town Hall, London
Bruno Brunnet Fine Arts, Berlin

1991
Paris Bar, Berlin
Luhring Augustine Gallery, New York
Fallen und Fallen Lassen, Galerie Bleich-Rossi, Graz

1990
Peace and anarchy & I love form but she doesn't love me & strange flowers & homage to Schnabel equals freedom and fun forever, 64-65 Guilford St., London
Heimspiel, Kunstverein in Hamburg

1989
Rotation - Art Critic's Art, Galerie Esther Schipper, Cologne

 
 
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