Biography

Born 1946, London

Lives and works in London

 

 

Education

1965-69

Fine Art Department, University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne

1969-70

St Martins School of Art, London

 

Teaching

1971-79

Goldsmiths College School of Art, University of London

1976-2011

Slade School of Fine Art, University College London

 

 

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2015

Fictions, Parafin, London

2013

Modern Art Oxford

Pied a Terre, London

2011

Wilkinson Gallery, London

2009-10

Raw Material, Huddersfield Art Gallery; Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge

2007

Matthew Bown Gallery, London

2006

The Drawing Gallery, London

2005

Nervous System, EnBW Headquarters, Berlin

2002-3

Osterwalder’s Art Office, Hamburg

2002

Arctic Ocean, Camden Lock, London

1997

Osterwalder’s Art Office, Hamburg

1995

Kunstverein Freiburg

Kunstverein Heilbronn

Stadtgalerie Saarbrücken

Kunstverein Braunschweig

Osterwalder’s Art Office, Hamburg

Frith Street Gallery, London

1993

Manchester City Art Gallery

Frith Street Gallery, London

1992

Whitechapel Art Gallery, London

1990

Nicola Jacobs Gallery, London

1988

Anthony Reynolds Gallery, London

Marlene Eleini Gallery, London

Torch Gallery, Amsterdam

Hillman Holland Gallery, Atlanta

Cold Turkey, Discreetly Bizarre Gallery, London

1986

Anthony Reynolds Gallery, London

1985

The Tyranny of Reason, ICA, London

1983

Collisions in Empty Space, Provincial Museum, Hasselt, Belgium

1981

Distance, Vanilla Studios, London

Locus Solus, Genoa, Italy

1980

British Pavilion, Venice Biennale, Venice

1980

Gallery Bama, Paris

Two Installations, Third Eye Centre, Glasgow, Scotland

1979

Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane, Australia

Paola Betti, Milan, Italy

Two Installations, Serpentine Gallery, London

1978

Present, Rowan Gallery, London

Back to front, Kettle’s Yard Gallery, Cambridge

Dislocations, Henie-Onstad KunstCenter, Hovikodden, Norway

1977

Appearance/Apparition, Anthony Stokes Gallery, London

1976

Rowan Gallery, London

1975

Displacements, Rowan Gallery, London

Interference, Arnolfini Gallery, Bristol

1974

Whitechapel Art Gallery, London

3 shots in the dark, Garage Gallery, London

1973

Gallery House, London

Mitchell Street Studio, London

1972

Museum of Modern Art, Oxford

 

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

2015

Drawing Biennial 2015, The Drawing Room, London

Summer Exhibition (selected by Michael Craig-Martin), Royal Academy of Arts, London

2014

Post Pop: East Meets West, Saatchi Gallery, London

The Small Infinite, John Hansard Art Gallery, Southampton

De Colori, William Wright Projects, Sydney

Summer Exhibition (selected by Cornelia Parker), Royal Academy of Arts, London

The Postcard is a Public Work of Art, X Marks the Bökship, London

2013

The Edge of Painting (curated by Tess Jaray), Piper Gallery, London

British Express, Kosice Kunsthalle, Slovakia

Summer Exhibition (selected by Tess Jaray), Royal Academy of Arts, London

2012

Between Spaces, Centre de Arte Moderna, Fundacao Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon

2011-12

The Indiscipline of Painting, Mead Art Gallery, Warwick and Tate St Ives

2011

Broken Stillness, Salisbury Arts Centre

Uncontainable: Broken Stillness, 17th International Symposium on Electronic Art, Istanbul

Signs of a Struggle: Photography in the Wake of Post Modernism, V&A Museum, London

Several Interruptions: An Exhibition Celebrating 15 Years of the Slade Centre for Electronic Media in Fine Art, UCL, University College London

2010

Room Divider, curated by Michael Bracewell, Wilkinson Gallery, London

2009

Paintings from the 80’s, Matthew Bown Gallery, Berlin

Recent British Drawing, Trinity Contemporary, London and New York

Upside down/inside out, Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge

Passports - Works from the British Council Collection, Palazzo Reale, Padiglione d’Arte Contemporanea, Milan, Italy

In Between the Lines: Recent British Drawings, Trinity Contemporary, London

40 Artists - 40 Drawings, V&A Museum, London
40 Artists - 80 Drawings, The Drawing Gallery, Walford

2008-9

John Moores Prizewinners 1957-2006, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool

2008

Close to the Surface - Digital Presence, ICA, London

Slow Fields: Susan Collins & Tim Head, Osterwalders Art Office, Hamburg

Terry Atkinson, Stuart Brisley, Tim Head, Fieldgate Gallery, London
Art Futures, Bloomberg Space, London

2007

Sixty Years of the Arts Council Collection, Hayward Gallery, London

40 Artists - 40 Drawings, The Drawing Gallery, London

2006

Pairs, The Drawing Gallery, London

Framed, Slade Centre for Electronic Media, Research Centre, Woburn Square, London

Drawing Inspiration, Abbot Hall Art Gallery, Kendal

2005-6

Wunderkammer, The Collection, Lincoln

2003-4

C’est Arrivé Demain, Biennale d’Art Contemporain de Lyon, Lyon, France
2003

Days Like These: Tate Triennial exhibition of contemporary British Art, Tate Britain, London

2002-3

Generator, Spacex Gallery, Exeter

Liverpool Biennial, Liverpool

First Site, Colchester

2002

Once Again, John Hansard Gallery, Southampton

2001

The Language of Things, Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge

Multiplication, British Council Touring exhibition

2000-1

Live in Your Head: Concept and Experiment in Britain 1965-75, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London and Museo do Chiado, Lisbon
Close Up, Kunsthaus Baselland, Kunstverein Freiburg im Marienbad and Kunstverein Hannover
Look Out, Wolverhampton Art Gallery, Bluecoat Gallery, Liverpool, Pitshanger Manor Gallery, London, and Wolsey Art Gallery, Christchurch Mansion, Ipswich

2000

Point of View: works from a private collection, Richard Salmon Gallery, London

Things: Assemblage, Collage and Photographs in Britain since 1936, Norwich Gallery, Norwich

D.I.Y, Glengall Road, London
Plug Art, Camden Lock, London

1999

Art to Z, Zwemmer Gallery, London

1998-99

Thinking Aloud, curated by Richard Wentworth, Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge, UK; Cornerhouse, Manchester, UK; Camden Arts Centre, London
1998

Family, Inverleigh House, Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh

Root, Chisenhale Gallery, London

Kunst und Windenergie zur Weltausstellung, Rathaus Hanover

1997

A Cloudburst of Material Possessions, curated by Paul Bonaventura, National Touring Exhibitions, South Bank Centre, London

Threats and Containments, Concourse Gallery, Byam Shaw School of Art, London
1996

The Inner Eye, curated by Marina Warner, National Touring Exhibitions, South Bank Centre, London

1996

Still But Not Silent, Tate Gallery, London
Voyages Sans Passport - Work from the Collection of the British Council La Galerie de L’Ancienne Poste, Calais, France

Happy End, Kunsthalle, Dusseldorf, Germany

Geben und Nehmen, Schloss Plüschow, Mecklenburgischen Künstlerhaus, Plüschow, Germany

Paper Art 6, Leopold-Hoesch Museum der Stadt Düren, Düren

1995

Open House, Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge

From Picasso to Woodrow: Recently Acquired Prints and Portfolios, Tate Gallery, London

Witness: Photoworks from the Collection, Tate Gallery, Liverpool

1994

Endzeitstimmung, Gallery A, Stuttgart

1993

Post-Decadence, Café Gallery, London
1992

B Art Code Exhibition, L’Arsenal Du Charroi, Brussels

1991

Opie - Head - Albrecht – Kurimoto, Foro Per L’Arte Contemporanea, Scavi Archeologici, Verona, Italy

The Golden Age, Kunstverein Stuttgart, Stuttgart

De-composition - Constructed Photography in Britain, British Council Touring Exhibition

Observed/Constructed Realities, Pomeroy Purdy Gallery, London
Objects for the Ideal Home - The Legacy of Pop Art, Serpentine Gallery, London

1990

Second Sight, Galerie Conrads, Neuss

Gambler, Building One, London

Seven Obsessions, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London

1989

Corporate Identities, Cornerhouse, Manchester

After the Empire: New Expressions in British Art, The Ruthven Gallery, and Festival Gallery, Lancaster, Ohio
Invisible Cities, Leeds City Art Galleries, Leeds

Through the Looking Glass, Barbican Art Gallery, London

Subject: Object, Nicola Jacobs Gallery, London
Prospect-Photographie, Frankfurter Kunstverein

Das Konstruierte Bild Photographie, Arrangiert und Instilliert, Kunsthalle Munich, Germany and touring

Tekens van Verzet, Museum Fodor, Amsterdam
John Moores Liverpool Exhibition 16, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool

The Tree of Life, Cornerhouse, Manchester, and touring

It’s a Still Life, works from the Arts Council of Great Britain Collection, Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery, Plymouth, and touring

The British Picture, LA Louver, Venice, California

1988

Playing: For Real - Toys and Talismans, Southampton City Art Gallery, Southampton and touring

Object and Image - Aspects of British Art in the 1980s, City Museum and Art Gallery, Stoke-on-Trent

100 Years of Art in Britain, Leeds City Art Galleries, Leeds

World Fax 88, Kunstraum, Neuss, Germany, and Center for Advanced Visual Studies, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts

The New British Painting, The Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati; Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago; Haggerty Museum, Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin; South Eastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, North Carolina; Grand Rapids Art Museum, Michigan

1987

John Moores Liverpool Exhibition 15, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool

Appropriate Pictures, Anthony Reynolds Gallery, London

The British Edge, ICA, Boston

On A Plate, Serpentine Gallery, London
Photography: Art and Image, Oldham Art Gallery, Oldham

State of the Nation, Herbert Art Gallery and Museum, Coventry

Mysterious Coincidences, The Photographers’ Gallery, London, and touring internationally

1986

Imposters, Interim Art, London

Cambridge Darkroom, Cambridge

Works on Paper, Anthony Reynolds Gallery, London

Lumieres: Perception - Projection, CIAC, Montreal

Contrariwise - Surrealism and Britain 1930-1986, Glynn Vivian Art Gallery, Swansea, and touring

1985

Food as Politics, Camerawork, London
The Irresistable Object: Still Life 1600-1985, Leeds City Art Galleries, Leeds

New Art I, Anthony Reynolds Gallery, London
Sculpture Alternatives - Aspects of Photography and Sculpture in Britain 1965-1982, Tate Gallery, London
Umbang Mit Der Aura, Stadtische Galerie, Regensburg, Germany

1984

Stuart Brisley, Ron Hasleden and Tim Head, Acme Studios, London

The British Art Show, Arts Council of Great Britain, touring exhibition

1983

Connections, ICA, Philadelphia

Perspectives 83, Art International Kunstmesse, Basel

Aperto 82, XXXXth Venice Biennale, Venice

1982

Sound Works, Tape-Slide, Performance, Tate Gallery, London

1981

Deserto, Museo Civico, Bergamo, Italy
Erweiterte Fotografie, Weiner Secession, Vienna
British Sculpture in the Twentieth Century, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London

Photography as Medium, British Council touring exhibition
Construction in Process in the Art of the 70s Installation, Performance, Film, Video, Tate Gallery, London

1980

British Art Now: An American Perspective, Solomon R Guggenheim Museum, New York, and Royal Academy of Arts, London

Beyond Surface, ICC, Antwerp, Belgium
The Human Factor, Arts Council, UK, touring exhibition
Artist and Camera, Arts Council, UK, touring exhibition

1979

Un certain art anglais, ARC, Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris

JP2, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels, Belgium

3rd Sydney Biennale, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

6th British International Print Biennale, Bradford City Art Gallery

Front Gallery/Back Gallery, Nigel Greenwood Gallery, London

1978

Arnolfini Gallery, Bristol

1977

Documenta VI, Kassel, Germany

10th Paris Biennale, Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris

On Site, Arnolfini Gallery, Bristol

British Artists’ Prints 1972-77, British Council touring exhibition

Reflected images, Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge

1976

Arte inglese oggi, Palazzo Reale, Milan, Italy

Zeit, Worte und die Kamera: Fotoarbeiten englischer Kunstler, Kunstlerhaus, Graz, Austria

1973

8th Paris Biennale, Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris

1972

Open Air Sculpture Exhibition, Holland Park, London

1971

Arts Spectrum, Alexandra Palace, London

1970

New Sculpture, Arts Council of Great Britain touring exhibition

 

 

Public collections

Tate, London

Arts Council Collection, Hayward Gallery, London

British Museum, London

Victoria & Albert Museum, London

Solomon R Guggenheim Museum, New York

British Council Collection
City Art Gallery, Southampton

The Contemporary Art Society

Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge

The Gulbenkian Foundation, London

John Creasey Museum, Salisbury

Leeds City Art Gallery

National Museums and Galleries on Merseyside, Liverpool

Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool

Auckland City Art Gallery

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