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Angus Fairhurst

Biography

Born in Kent, 1966

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2006
"Uitnodiging," GRIM FINE ART, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
"Unwit", PAUL KASMIN GALLERY, New York
"Survivor" (organized by David Rimanelli), BORTOLAMI DAYAN, New York

2005
"Notnot", GALLERY VACIO 9, Madrid, Spain

2004
"Unwork", CONTEMPORARY FINE ARTS, Berlin, Germany
"Dysuniversal", GEORG KARGL, Vienna, Austria
"Drunkenmasters (Angus Fairhurst, Liam Gillick, Cerith Wyn Evans)", GALERIA FORTES VILACA, São Paolo, Brazil
"In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida", TATE BRITAIN (with Sarah Lucas and Damien Hirst), London, England

2002
"Angus Fairhurst", ALPHADELTA GALLERY – ARTIO GALLERY, Athens, Greece

2001
"This Does Not Last More Than One Second", SPACEX GALLERY, Exeter, England
"More or Less Angus Fairhurst", SADIE COLES HQ, London, England
"Angus Fairhurst More or Less", CHINA ART OBJECTS GALLERY, Los Angeles, CA
"This Does Not Last More Than Ten Seconds", KUNSTHALLE ST. GALLEN, St. Gallen, Switzerland

1999
"The Trouble with Comedy", CONTEMPORARY FINE ARTS, Berlin Art Fair, Berlin, Germany
"The Foundation", URSULA BLICKLE STIFTUNG, Kraichtal, Germany and KUNSTHALLE ST. GALLEN, St. Gallen, Switzerland

1998
"The Missing Link", SADIE COLES HQ, London, England
"Standing Stock Still", ANTON KERN GALLERY, New York
"Odd-Bod Photography" (with Sarah Lucas), SADIE COLES HQ, London and KOLNISCHER KUNSTVEREIN, Cologne, Germany

1997
"Stand Still and Rot", CONTEMPORARY FINE ARTS, Berlin

1996
"Low Lower Lowest", JAY JOPLING/WHITE CUBE, London
"The Artist Has Left", (with Lothar Hempel) ANTON KERN GALLERY, New York
"A Cheap and Ill-fitting Relationship", PAUL ANDRIESSE GALLERY, Amsterdam
"A False Dawn On The Road To Personal And Artistic Freedoms", RIDINGHOUSE EDITIONS, London

1994
"Gallery Connections", KARSTEN SCHUBERT LTD., London
"Drawings and Cartoons", 71 HARTHAM ROAD, London

1993
"All Evidence of Man Removed", KARSTEN SCHUBERT LTD., London

1992
"Man Abandoned by Space", GALERIE ANALIX, Geneva, Switzerland

1991
"Some Went Mad, Some Ran Away", KARSETN SCHUBERT LTD., London

1990
"You in Mind", KARSTEN SCHUBERT LTD., London


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2006
"Under Construction", THE SHORE INSTITUTE OF THE CONTEMPORARY ARTS, curated by Barbara MacAdam, Long Branch, NJ
"Dark", MUSEUM BOIJMANS VAN BEUNINGEN, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
"Survivor", organized by David Rimanelli, BORTOLAMI DAYAN, New York

2005
"Bazar de Verão, GALERIA FORTES VILAÇA, São Paolo, Brazil
"Cross Section", PAUL KASMIN GALLERY, New York
"Threshold", MAX WIGRAM GALLERY, London
"Vertigo" SUDELEY CASTLE, Winchcombe, Gloucestershire, England
"Y[oung] B[ritish] A[rtists] Criss-Crossed", GALLERI KAARE BERNSTEN, Oslo
"Out of the Melting Pot", DEXIA BANQUE INTERNATIONALE À LUXEMBOURG, Luxembourg

2004
"Summer Exhibition", ROYAL ACADEMY, London
"Collage", BLOOMBERG SPACE, London
"Incommunicado", CITY ART CENTRE, Edinburgh
"57th Aldeburgh Festival, Contemporary British Sculpture at Snape (Angus Fairhurst, Damien Hirst, Sarah Lucas)", SNAPE, England

2003
"Trickfilm", BUCHMANN GALERIE, Cologne, Germany
"Sterling Stuff: Fifty Sculptors", SIGURJON OLAFSSON MUSEUM, Reykjavik and ROYAL ACADEMY OF ARTS, London
"In Retrospect: Thirty Sculptors", GALLERY PANGOLIN, Chalford, England

2002
"Sterling Stuff: Fifty Sculptors", GALLERY PANGOLIN, Chalford, England
"Generator", SPACEX GALLERY, Exeter, England
"Iconoclast: Beyond the Image Wars", ZKM, Karlsruhe, Germany
"`Why Bother?' The Burger King Exhibition", BURGER KING, London
"Man in the Middle", SAMMLUNG DEUTSCHE BANK, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
"The Unblinking Eye: Lens-based work from the IMMA Collection", IRISH MUSEUM OF MODERN ART, Dublin

2001
"Casino 2001", S.M.A.K. Gent, Belgium
"Open Plan P3 – The Marathon", ALPHADELTA GALLERY – ARTIO GALLERY, (curated by Sofia and Dimitria Vamiali), Athens, Greece
"Animations", P.S.1 CONTEMPORARY ART CENTER, New York
"Alternative Currents", THE MAC, MCKINNEY AVENUE CONTEMPORARY, Texas
"Century City: Art and Culture in the Modern Metropolis", TATE MODERN, London
"Lens and Paper – the Beauty of Intimacy", GEMEENTEMUSEUM, THE HAGUE and tour to STAATLICHE KUNSTHALLE BADEN-BADEN and MUSEUM HAUS AM WALDSEE, Berlin

2000
"Apocalypse", THE ROYAL ACADEMY, London
"Video-vibe", BRITISH SCHOOL IN ROME, Italy
"00", BARBARA GLADSTONE GALLERY, New York
"Body Beautiful", GALERIE JENNIFER FLAY, Paris
"Puerile 69: Angus Fairhurst, Michael Landy, Sarah Lucas, Gillian Wearing", THE LIVING ART MUSEUM, Reykjavik
"About Collage", TATE LIVERPOOL, Liverpool, England
"Sanssouci Oder: Die Kunst Der Entsorgung", BADISCHER KUNSTVEREIN, Karlsruhe, Germany
"The Anagrammatical Body", ZKM CENTRE FOR MEDIA ART AND TECHNOLOGY, Karlsruhe, Germany
"Sex and the British", GALERIE THADDEAUS ROPAC, Salzburg, Austria and Paris
"Hoxton HQ", SADIE COLES HQ AT HOXTON HOUSE, London
"Psycho, Art and Anatomy", ANNE FAGGIONATO, London

1999
"Art Lovers", LIVERPOOL BIENNIAL, Liverpool, England
"Gallery Swap", SADIE COLES HQ AT CONTEMPORARY FINE ARTS, Berlin
"The Anagrammatical Body", NEUE LANDESMUSEUM, Graz, Austria

1998
"Thinking Aloud", KETTLE'S YARD, Cambridge and tour to CAMDEN ARTS CENTRE, London
"Maximum Diversity", GALERIE KRINZINGER IN DEN BENGER FABRIK BREGENEZAND ATELIERHAUS DER AKADEMIE DER BILDENDEN KUNSTE, Vienna
"Crossings", KUNST ZUM HOREN UND SEHEN, Kunsthalle, Vienna (touring exhibition)

1997
"Dimensions Variable", BRITISH COUNCIL, touring exhibition
"Package Holiday", HYDRA WORKSHOPS, Hydra, Greece
"Painting, Photography, Drawing", ANTON KERN GALLERY, New York
"Contemporary British Drawings", SANDRA GERING GALLERY, New York and GALERIE PAUL ANDRIESSE, Amsterdam
"Other Men's Flowers", THE BRITISH SCHOOL IN ROME, Italy
"From Figure to Object", KARSTEN SCHUBERT LTD. and FRITH STREET GALLERY, London

1996
"Plastic", ARNOLFINI GALLERY, Bristol and tour to WALSALL MUSEUM AND ART GALLERY, Walsall, England
"Full House", KUNSTMUSEUM, Wolfsburg, Germany
"Domestic Violence", RHONA HOFFMANN GALLERY, Chicago
"A Small Shifting Sphere of Serious Culture", ICA, London and tour (video programme)
"Other Men's Flowers", AUREL SCHEIBLER, Cologne, Germany

1995
"Brilliant! New Art From London", WALKER ART CENTRE, Minneapolis, touring to CONTEMPORARY ART MUSEUM, Houston
"Corpus Delicti", PORTALEN, Copenhagen

1994
"Karaoke Football", PORTIKUS NO 58, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
"Some Went Mad, Some Ran Away", SERPENTINE GALLERY, London, touring to NORDIC ARTS CENTRE, Helsinki; Kunstverein, Hanover, Germany; MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART, Chicago
"Not Self Portrait", KARSTEN SCHUBERT LTD., London

1993
"Privacy", OPOS, Milan, Italy
"Other Men's Flowers", FACTUAL NONSENSE, London

1992
"Twenty Fragile Pieces", GALERIE ANALIX, Geneva, Switzerland
"Etats Specifiques, MUSÉE DES BEAUX ARTS, Le Havre, France Matt Collishaw, Angus Fairhurst, Abigail Lane", VIAFARINI, Milan, Italy

1991
"Gambler", BUILDING ONE, London
"Modern Medicine", BUILDING ONE, London

1988
"Freeze", PLA BUILDING, London


PERFORMANCES

2001
KUNSTHALLE, St. Gallen, Switzerland
EXETER, Phoenix

1999
Lowest Expectations, THE SCALA, London
Lowest Expectations, BRITISH COUNCIL, Cologne, Germany
Lower Expectations, URSULA BICKLE STIFUNG, Kraichtal, Germany

1998
Low Expectations, BUROFRIEDRICH, Berlin
Low Expectations, FLEX, Vienna

1997
Top Ten Expectations, ICA, London
Low Expectations, CABLE FACTORY, Helsinki

1996
Low Expectations, DEAN STREET, London
Lexopewctations, ANTON KERN GALLERY, New York

1995
Low Expectations, BRIXTON ACADEMY, London
Low Expectations, 56A CLERKENWELL ROAD, London


CATALOGUES AND BOOKS

2004
Stripped Bare: The Body Revealed in Contemporary Art, London: Merrell Publishers
Summer Exhibition, London: Royal Academy
In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida, London: Tate Britain / Tate Publishing

2003
Proof of Principle, Arnhem, Netherlands: Akzo Nobel Art Foundation
In Retrospect: Thirty Sculptors, Chalford, England: Gallery Pangolin

2002
Biesenbach, Klaus, Animations, New York: P.S.1 Contemporary Arts Centre, Dutch Magazine (ill)
Man in the Middle, Germany: Sammlung Deutsche Bank
Sterling Stuff, Chalford, England: Gallery Pangolin

2001
Balth, Carel, Lens and Paper – the Beauty of Intimacy, Gemeentemuseum, The Hague Strauss, Dorothea, This Does Not Last More Than Ten Seconds, Kunsthalle St.Gallen, Switzerland (cat.).
Kertess, Klaus, 00, Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York
Artists Project, Exquisite Corpse, Tate, The Art Magazine, Issue 26, Autumn
Malik, S & D. & S. Vamiali, Open Plan P3; The Marathon, Athens. (cat.)

2000
Shone, Richard, Puerile 69: Angus Fairhurst, Michael Landy, Sarah Lucas, Gillian Wearing, Reykjavik: The Living Art Museum Perrella, Cristiana and Daniela Cascella, Video-vibe – art music and video in Britain, Rome: British School in Rome
Psycho, Art and anatomy, London: Anne Faggianato (cat.)
Stepken, Angelika, Sanssouci Oder: Die Kunst Der Entsorgung, Karlsruhe, Germany: Badischer Kunstverein (cat.)
Rosenthal, Norman, Sex and the British, Salzburg, Austria: Galerie Thaddeaus
Ropac (cat.)

1999
Stallabrass, Julian, High Art Lite, London: Verso Books
Wiebel, Peter and Christina Steinle, The Anagrammatical Body, Graz, Austria Neu Galerie am Landesmuseum Joanneum (cat.)
Dwiezor, Yilmaz, Angus Cook, Jorg Heiser, Dorothea Strauss, Angus Fairhurst, Kraichtal, Germany: Ursula Blickle Stiftung (cat.)

1998
Wentworth, Richard, Thinking Aloud, London: SBC National Touring Exhibitions (cat.)
Aliaga, Juan Vicente, "Angus Fairhurst/Sarah Lucas", ARTFORUM, Sept.
Buck, Louisa, Moving Targets: A User's Guide to British Art Now, London: Tate
Gallery Publishing Maximum Diversity, Vienna: Galerie Krinzinger in der Benger Fabrik, Bregenz and Academy of Arts (cat.)
Self Portraits, Rotterdam, Netherlands: Caldic Collection (cat.)

1997
Dimensions Variable, London: The British Council (cat.)
Package Holiday, London: Sadie Coles HQ / Hydra, Greece: Hydra Workshops (cat.)
Collings, Matthew, Blimey! From Bohemia to Britpop: The London Artworld from Francis Bacon to Damien Hirst, London: 21 Publishing

1996
A False Dawn On The Road To Personal And Artistic Freedoms, London: Ridinghouse Editions Cummings, Neil, Plastic, Bristol, England: Arnolfini Gallery (cat)
From Figure to Object, London: Karsten Schubert (cat.)
A Small Shifting Sphere of Serious Culture, London: London Electronic Arts ICA (cat.)
"Angus Fairhurst and Gary Hume", Arena Shone, Richard, Made in London, London: Simmons and Simmons (cat.)
MacAdam, Barbara, 'Paragon Press: British impressions', Contemporary British print-making, the Paragon Press, 1968-1995: Yale Centre for British Art Sanders, Mark, DAZED AND CONFUSED, Issue 25, (art project, 6 pages)
Contemporary British Art in Print, Edinburgh: Scottish National Gallery for Modern Art and Paragon Press (cat.)

1995
Brilliant! New Art from London, Minneapolis (MN): Walker Art Centre (cat.)
Christiansen, Torben, Andrew Renton, Corpus Delicti, Copenhagen: Portalen (cat.)

1994
Shone, Richard, Some Went Mad, Some Ran Away, London: Serpentine Gallery (cat.)

1993
Romano, Gianni, Privacy, Milan: Opos (cat.)

1992
Angus Fairhurst, Geneva, Switzerland: Galerie Analix (cat.)
Romano, Gianni, Twenty Fragile Pieces, Geneva, Switzerland: Galerie Analix (cat.)
Etats Specifiques Le Havre, France: Musée des Beaux Arts (cat.)

1991
Gillick, Liam and Andrew Renton, Technique Anglaise, London: Thames and Hudson
"Man Abandoned by Colour", (artist's project), FRIEZE, pilot issue

1990
Gillick, Liam, Gambler, London: Building One (cat.)
Fairhurst, Angus, Modern Medicine, London: Building One (cat.)

1988
Jeffrey, Ian, Freeze, London: PLA Building (cat.)


ARTICLES AND REVIEWS

2005
Allen, Jennifer, "Angus Fairhurst", ARTFORUM, February

2004
Jones, Dafydd, "In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida", ARTREVIEW, April
Renton, Andrew, "There is life after Hoxton", EVENING STANDARD, Jan 6
Haw, Alex, "London: Bloomberg Space", CONTEMPORARY, no. 63
Gronlund, Melissa, "Tate Britain: In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida", CONTEMPORARY,no. 63
Furness, Rosalind, "In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida", MODERN PAINTERS, Summer
Beasley, Mark, "In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida", FRIEZE, Issue 84
Sladen, Mark, "Street cred", ARTREVIEW, May
Schluter, Ralf, "Unschuld verloren", ART DAS KUNSTMAGEZIN, No. 5, May
Harris, Lucian, "Yboia la Yba', VERNISSAGE, No. 49, May
Ebony, David, "In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida at Tate Britain", ART IN AMERICA, May
Critics' Choice, "In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida", TIME OUT, March 24 - 31
Falconer, Morgan, "In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida", ART MONTHLY, No. 275, April
Garnett, Daisy, "Team Spirit in Vogue", VOGUE, April
"Le Mostre, Inghilterra", ARTE, April
Critics' Choice, "In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida", TIME OUT LONDON, March 24-31
Dorment, Richard, "In the garden of horrors", THE TELEGRAPH, March 3
Reynolds, Nigel, "A six-legged calf in paradise", THE TELEGRAPH, March 3
Kirby, Terry, "A six-legged calf and a Christ made of cigarettes. Damien's back and this time he's brought his friends.", THE INDEPENDENT, March 3
Dalya, Alberge, 'Full frontal view of Eden in Tate's latest art shocker', THE TIMES, March 3
Rosenthal, Tom, "Sexing up their Eden project", THE TIMES, March 3
Searle, Adrian, "Trouble in Paradise", THE GUARDIAN, Feb 2
Leitch, Luke, "Young British artists regroup for "Garden of Eden" extravaganza", EVENING STANDARD, March 2
Kent, Sarah, "The Eden Project", TIME OUT, Feb. 25-March 3
Gayford, Martin, "Would you Adam and Eve it?", TELEGRAPH MAGAZINE, February 28
Sewell, Brian, "Smut with a touch of grandeur", EVENING STANDARD, March 5
Mullins, Charlotte, "A way-out Garden of Eden", FINANCIAL TIMES, Mar. 5
Cumming, Laura, "Oh do look, a calf with six legs", THE OBSERVER, March 7
Januszczak, Waldemar, "The rot of ages", THE SUNDAY TIMES, March 7
Lubbock, Tom, "Unoriginal sins", THE INDEPENDENT, March 9
Kent, Sarah, "Sex, death, banana", TIME OUT, March 10-17
Darwent, Charles, "All about Eve (another raw deal?)", THE INDEPENDENT ON SUNDAY, March 17
Murray, Lavinia, "In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida", FLUX, Issue 41, March
Wright, Karen, "Gallery: In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida", MODERN PAINTERS, Spring
Critics' Choice, "In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida", TIME OUT, March 10-17
Dyer, Richard, "Angus Fairhurst, Damien Hirst, Sarah Lucas: In-A-Gadda-Da Vida"
CONTEMPORARY, no. 61, March
Buck, Louisa, "Meagre meal for Tate Britain's fish population", THE ART NEWSPAPER, No.146, April
Buck, Louisa, "Contemporary: Shows this year", THE ART NEWSPAPER, THE YEAR AHEAD 2004, January

2003
Andrew Hale, (Interview) 'The Art of Fragility', GQ

2002
Falconer, Morgan and Pablo Lafuente, "Art Rocks! The Group Show", ARTREVIEW, Vol. LIII, May
"Generator", FLUX, Issue 33, October-November

2001
Herbert, Martin, Review, TIME OUT, LONDON, March 28 – April 4
Hackworth, Nick, "Less is Less—More or Less", EVENING STANDARD, March 23
Bishop, Claire, "Angus Fairhurst Picking at a Scab", ARTTEXT, No.27
Lack, Jessica, THE GUIDE, March 10-16
Bussel, David, "Art School Rock", I-D MAGAZINE, April
Clark, Paul, "Last Chance, Art", EVENING STANDARD, April 9
Rigney, Robert, "Confessions of an 'Art Freak'", ARTNEWS, March
"Testino", DUTCH MAGAZINE, #34, July/August
Birnbaum, Daniel, "Casino 2001", ATRFORUM, XL, No.1, September
Gioni, Massimiliano, "Casino 2001: High Stakes in Gent", FLASH ART, October
Art Athina 2001, GALLERY GUIDE: ATHENS, Autumn/Winter

1999
Lewisohn, Cedar, "Art and Rock Stars, From White Cube to Gold Disk," FLASH ART, March-April
Gibbons, Fiachra, "Sensation's over, now it's Apocalypse", THE GUARDIAN, May 3
"Artists Portfolio", POP, # 01, Autumn/Winter

1998
Guha, Tania, "Angus Fairhurst", TIME OUT LONDON, November 16
Sanders, Mark, "No Sex Please We're British", DAZED AND CONFUSED MAGAZINE, October
Moore, Suzanne, "You Show Me Yours", INDEPENDENT ON SATURDAY MAGAZINE, April 11
Arning, Bill, "Standing Stock Still", TIME OUT (NEW YORK), June 11

1997
Avgikos, Jan, "Angus Fairhurst and Lothar Hempel", ARTFORUM, No. 36, February
Bussel, David, "First Expectations", FRIEZE January/February

1996
Harris, Mark, "Angus Fairhurst", ART MONTHLY, No. 202, December
"Sound and Vision", THE ART NEWSPAPER, No. 64, November
"Art, 'New Haven, Connecticut'", ART NEWS, Vol. 95, March

1994
Muir, Gregor, "Angus Fairhurst", FRIEZE, Summer

1993
Archer, Michael, "Art Schubert Ltd", ARTFORUM, Vol. 32, December

1990
Renton, Andrew, "Modern Medicine", FLASH ART INTERNATIONAL, Summer
"It's A Maggot Farm", ARTSCRIBE, November/December