Profile

  • 1958

    Born in London, UK. Lives in London

  • 1982

    Goldsmith’s School of Art, London

Selected Solo Exhibitions

  • 2019

    Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery, Tokyo
    Lehmbruck Museum, Duisburg, Germany

  • 2018

    F1963, Busan, South Korea
    Alan Cristea Gallery, London, UK
    Krakow Witkin Gallery, Boston, USA
    National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia

  • 2017

    Fosun Foundation, Shanghai, China.
    Fundacion Bancaja, Valencia, Spain.
    “Julian Opie After Van Dyck” National Portrait Gallery, London, UK.
    Suwon Ipark Museum, Suwon, Korea.

  • 2016

    MAHO KUBOTA GALLERY, Tokyo
    Art Geneve, Geneva, Switzerland
    Gerhardsen Gerner, Berlin
    Krobath, Vienna, Austria


  • 2015

    Galerie Mario Sequeira, Braga, Portugal
    Winter” British Council, New Delhi
    Bob van Orsouw, Zürich
    Kunsthalle Helsinki, Helsinki
    Alan Cristea Gallery, London
    Gerhardsen Gerner, Oslo, Norway

  • 2014

    Ikon Ikons: 2000’s” Ikon Gallery, Birmingham, UK
    Street Portraits” SCAI THE BATHHOUSE, Tokyo
    Museum of Contemporary Art Krakow in Poland (MoCAK) (exh cat)
    Julian Opie Collected Works” Holburne Museum,
    Bath and Bowes Museum, Durham, UK (exh cat)

    Gerhardsen Gerner, Berlin, Germany
    Krobath Galerie, Berlin
    Channing School for Girls, ARK Gallery, London
    Kukje Gallery, Seoul (exh cat)

  • 2013

    Barbara Krakow, Boston
    Valentina Bonomo, Rome

    Krobath Galerie, Vienna, Austria

    Patrick de Brock, Knokke, Belgium

    Alan Cristea, London
    Gerhardsen Gerner, Oslo, Norway


  • 2012

    Sakshi Gallery, Mumbai

    Lisson Gallery, London


  • 2011

    Lisson Gallery, Milan

    National Portrait Gallery, London

    Krobath, Berlin

    Alan Cristea Gallery, London (exh cat)

    Bob van Orsouw, Zürich


  • 2010

    Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston

    Mario Sequeira, Braga, Portugal

    IVAM, Valencia, Spain
    Galerist, Istanbul


  • 2009

    Valentina Bonomo, Rome

    Dancing in Kivik” Kivik Art Centre, Osterlen, Sweden
    Kukje Gallery, Seoul (exh cat)

    Sakshi Gallery, Mumbai

    SCAI the Bathhouse, Tokyo
    Patrick de Brock, Knokke, Belgium


  • 2008

    MAK, Vienna (exh cat)

    Lisson Gallery, London (exh cat)

    Alan Cristea Gallery, London (exh cat)
    Krobath Wimmer, Vienna
    Art Tower Mito, Japan (exh cat)


  • 2007

    Barbara Thumm, Berlin

    Museum Kampa, Prague, Czech Republic (exh cat)

    Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston

    King’s Lynn Art Centre, Norfolk, UK


  • 2006

    CAC Malaga, Spain (exh cat)

    Bob van Orsouw, Zürich

    Alan Cristea Gallery, London


  • 2005

    Mario Sequeira, Braga, Portugal

    La Chocolateria, Santiago de Compostela, Spain

    SCAI the Bathhouse, Tokyo

    MGM Oslo, Norway

    Valentina Bonomo, Rome


  • 2004-05

    Public Art Fund, City Hall Park, New York 


  • 2004

    Lisson Gallery, London (exh cat)

    Wetterling Gallery, Stockholm (exh cat)

    Kunsthandlung H. Krobath & B. Wimmer, Vienna 

    Patrick de Brock Gallery, Knokke, Belgium

    Barbara Thumm Galerie, Berlin 

    Krobath Wimmer, Vienna 


  • 2003

    Neues Museum, Staatliches Museum für Kunst und Design in Nürnberg, Germany (exh cat)

    K21 Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Düsseldorf (exh cat)
    Alan Cristea Gallery, London 

    Galerie Bob van Orsouw, Zürich 


  • 
2002

    Rebecca Camhi Gallery, Athens 

    Mario Sequeira Gallery, Braga, Portugal (exh cat)
    Barbara Thumm, Berlin 

    Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston 

    Atelier Augarten, Galerie Belvedere, Vienna (exh cat)


  • 2001

    Lisson Gallery, London

    Patrick de Brock Gallery, Knokke, Belgium

    Ikon Gallery, Birmingham, UK (exh cat)

    Wetterling Gallery, Stockholm

  • 2000

    Abbaye Saint-André, centre d’art contemporain, Meymac, France (exh cat)

    Junge Kunst, Wolfsburg, Germany

    Alan Cristea Gallery, London (exh cat)

    SCAI the Bathhouse, Tokyo

  • 1999

    Primo Piano, Rome 

    Morrison Judd, London

    Tensta Konsthall, Stockholm 

    Barbara Thumm Galerie, Berlin 

    Bob van Orsouw, Zurich 

    Stadtgalerie am Lehnbachhaus, Munich (exh cat)

    Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston

  • 1977

    Gallery Nova Sin, Prague, Czech Republic (exh cat)

    Barbara Thumm Galerie, Berlin (exh cat)
    The Economist Plaza, London

    Kunsthandlung H. Krobath & B. Wimmer, Vienna
    De Gouverneurstuin, Assen, Netherlands


  • 1996

    Galerie Analix B&L Polla, Geneva, Switzerland
    CCC Tours (exh cat)

    Bob van Orsouw, Zurich 

    Lisson Gallery, London


  • 1995

    Galerie de l’Ancienne Poste, Calais, France (exh cat)

    Monica De Cardenas, Milan 


  • 1994

    Kunstverein Hannover, Germany (exh cat)

    Galerie Albrecht, Munich 

    Tramway, Glasgow, UK (exh cat)


  • 1993

    Hayward Gallery, London (exh cat)


  • 1992

    Wiener Secession, Vienna (exh cat)


  • 1991

    Kohji Ogura Gallery, Japan (exh cat)
    Galerie Luis Campaña, Frankfurt
    Jänner Galerie, Vienna 

    Galleria Franz Paludetto, Turin
    Primo Piano, Rome 

    Kunsthalle Bern, Switzerland (exh cat)


  • 1990

    Lisson Gallery, London

  • 1988

    Lisson Gallery, London (exh cat)

    Galeria Montenegro, Madrid
    Paul Maenz, Cologne, Germany


  • 1986

    Franco Toselli Gallery, Milan 


  • 1985

    Lisson Gallery, London (exh cat)

    Institute of Contemporary Arts, London (exh cat)

    Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain, Jouy-en-Josas, France

  • 1984-1985

    Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne,travelled to Groninger Museum, Groningen, Holland (exh cat)


  • 1983

    Lisson Gallery, London

Selected Group Exhibitions

  • 2019

    Nature In Art” Museum of Contemporary Art in Krakow, Poland
    Life Is A Highway: American Car Culture” Toledo Museum Of Art, Toledo, USA

  • 2018

    Acquisitions” National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens
    “On Form”, Peterborough Museum and City Gallery, Peterborough, UK.

  • 2017

    Deep Cuts: Contemporary Paper Cutting”, Currier Museum of Art, Manchester, USA.
    I Want! I Want! Art & Technology”, Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery, Birmingham, UK.
    Synthetic Landscapes”, Weston Park & Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery, UK.
    The Show Must Go On”, Kunstmusem Bern, Bern, Germany.
    “Right Here, Right Now: 21st Century Art”, Grosvenor Museum, Chester, UK.

  • 2016

    Line” Lisson Gallery, London
    Undressed: A Brief History of Underwear” Victoria and Albert Museum, London
    On Surface” Lehmbruck Museum, Dusseldorf

  • 2015

    MODEL” vGalerie Rudolfinum, Prague, Czech Republic
    Self: Image and Identity” Turner Contemporary, Margate, UK

    Face to Face” Galerie Bob Van Orsouw, Zurich
    Faces: Between figures, portraits and masks” Neus Museum, Nuremburg, Germany
    Beauty Myth: Facets of beauty in nature, art and society” Upper Austrian Landesmuseum, Linz, Austria
    The Violet Crab at DRAF” David Roberts Art Foundation, London
    Making it: Sculpture in Britain 1977 – 1986” Longside Gallery, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Yorkshire, UK

    Vita Vitale” Azerbaijan Pavilion, Venice Biennale, Venice
    No Place Like Home” Brigham Young University Museum of Art, Utah, US

  • 2014

    Post Pop: East Meets West” Saatchi Gallery, London 

    Lille3000, Tripostal, France

    Venice Architecture Biennale with Lisson Gallery, Venice
    Aspects of the Self: Portraits of Our Times” Center for the Arts at Virginia Tech, Virginia
    Celebrating 30 years in Stockholm” Wetterling Gallery, Stockholm 


  • 2013

    Nostalgic for the Future” Lisson Gallery, London
    Kilomètres-heure, Utopies automobiles et ferroviaires” (1913-2013) The Musée du Château des Ducs de Wurtemberg in Montbéliard and the Musées de Belfort, France (touring)
    Thirteen” Alan Cristea Gallery,London
    Macht | Wahn | Vision” – Der Turm und urbane Giganten in der Skulptur Kunsthalle Vogelmann, Museum im Deutschhof, touring to Arp-Museum  
    Bahnhof Rolandseck, Germany
    Summer Show 2013” Royal Academy, London 

    Sitting, Going, Standing, (F)lying” Kunstverein (KISS), Germany
    Stranger” Flowers Gallery, London
    Double Illums Bolighus” Copenhagen 

    Morality: Imagination and Death” Holden Gallery, Manchester
    In Cloud Country: Abstracting from Nature – From John Constable to Rachel Whiteread” Harewod House, West Yorkshire, UK

    TBC” Salon de H, Seoul 

    Walk On – From Richard Long to Janet Cardiff. Forty years of art walking” (UK tour, PMG London, NGCA Sunderland, MAC Birmingham, Atkinson Museum Southport, Plymouth Museum and Art Gallery)
    Re-viewing the Landscape” Compton Verney, Warwickshire (UK tour)
    Looking at the View” Tate Britain, London 

    Keywords – a vocabulary of culture and society” Iniva (Institute of International Visual Arts) and Tate Liverpool, UK

    Force of Nature: Picturing Ruskin’s Landscape” Millennium
Gallery, Sheffield, UK


  • 2012

    Text & Human” Ung-no Lee Museum, Korea

    Sculptor’s Drawings & Works on Paper” Pangolin, London
    Past and Present of British Contemporary Art _ Patrick Caulfield & Julian Opie” Ilju & Seonhwa Foundation, Seoul
    The Gallery Collection” Bob van Orsouw, Zurich
    Der Blick, das Wort, die Geste”
    (The look, the word, the gesture – works from the Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein Collection) RLB Kunstbrücke Innsbruck, Austria
    Schau mir in die Augen…” (Look me in the eyes) Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein, Liechtenstein

    Spotlights-Video.Art” Essl Museum, Klosterneuburg, Austria

  • 2011

    Small is beautiful XXIX” Flowers Gallery, London
    Julian Opie – Eadweard Muybridge” Trepanier Baer Gallery, Calgary, Canada

    The Art of Deceleration” Kunstmuseum, Wolfsburg, Germany (touring)

    Small, Medium, Large” Donjon, De Vez, Vez, France

    Highrise: Idea and Reality” Museum fur Gestaltung, Zurich
    Art & Stars & Cars” Mercedes-Benz, Stuttgart, Germany

    The Digital Eye: Photographic Art in the Electrnic Age” Henry Art Gallery, Seattle
    Observadores” Museu Colleccao Berardo, Lisbon
    Journey of a Dress: Diane von Furstenburg” The Pace Gallery, Beijing
    Watch Me Move: The Animation Show” Barbican Art Gallery, London 

    Modern British Sculpture” Royal Academy, London 

    Moving Portraits” De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill on Sea, UK

    Rugby Collection 2011” Rugby Art Gallery and Museum, Rugby, UK

  • 2010

    Eleven” Alan Cristea Gallery, London 

    What is Beautiful” Deutches Hygiene-Museum Dresden, Germany
    Fast Forward: British Contemporary Art in Brazil” Brazilian British Centre Galleries, Brazil
    The Rhythm of Istanbul” Akbank Sanat, Istanbul
    Sea Fever: From Turner to Today”
    Southampton City Art Gallery, Southampton, UK

    Pictures about Pictures” MUMOK, Vienna
    From Here to There: Contemporary Work from the Arts Council Collection”
    Herbert Art Gallery and Museum, Coventry, UK
    Realism – The Adventure of Reality” Kunsthalle Emden, Germany

  • 2009

    Boule to Braid” curated by Richard Wentworth, Lisson Gallery, London
    Citygarden” Saint Louis, US

    Wham – Painting and Beyond”
    Den Frie Centre of Contemporary Art, Copenhagen 

    The Fields Sculpture Park, Ghent, NY
    DLA Piper Series: This is Sculpture, Tate, Liverpool, UK

    Lisson presents 2” Lisson Gallery, London, UK

    Transparency” National Theatre, Prague, Czech Republic

    “Musac; Huesped: Coleccion MUSAC en el MNBA” Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Castilla y Leon, Spain

    Mi Vida. From Heaven to Hell” Mücsarnok, Budapest, Hungary

  • 2008

    Shaping a Space II” Mario Sequeira, Braga, Portugal Lo and Behold” Patrick de Brock, Knokke, Belgium
    The prospect 27” Roche Court Sculpture Park, Salisbury, UK
    Regard_ Camera” Le Centre d’art contemporain de la ferme du buisson, France
    Outlines” Gimpel Fils, London
    Static: Contemporary Still Life and Portraiture” Harris Museum & Art Gallery, Preston, UK

    Art is for the spirit: Works from the UBS art collection” Mori Art Museum, Tokyo
    Still / Motion” (touring) Mie Prefecture Museum, Japan,
    National Museum of ART,
Osaka, Japan,

    Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Japan

  • 2007

    The Secret Public: The Last Days of the British Underground 1978 – 1988”
    ICA, London
    Passion for Art: 35th Anniversary of the Essl Collection” Essl Museum, Vienna
    Existencias” Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Castilla Y Leon, Spain
    Sculpture Grande” Prague, Czech Republic
    Sign Language” Des Moines Art Center, US

    Animated Painting” San Diego Museum of Art, US

    Group Show II, Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston

  • 2006-07

    The Wonderful Fund: Art for the new millennium 2000 – 2005” Pallent House Gallery, UK

    Eye on Europe: Prints, books & Multiples, 1960 to Now” MOMA, NY

  • 2006

    Face to Face (Portraits from Reynolds to Opie)” Sherborne House, UK
    Summer group show” Barbara Krakow gallery, Boston
    Wallworks” part of Swing Space: Contemporary art in unexpected places,
    Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO), Canada
    Switched On” Alan Cristea, London
    Shanghai Biennale” China

    Auto Nom Kassel” Germany


  • 2005

    Long Playing: Record Covers by Artists” Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston

  • 2004-06

    Likeness: Portraits of Artists by Other Artists” touring: California, US College of Arts, Wattis Institute, San Francisco, CA; McColl Center for Visual Art, Charlotte, NC; ICA Boston, MA; Dalhousie University Art Gallery, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada; University Art Museum, California State University at Long Beach; Illingworth Kerr Gallery, Alberta College of Art & Design, Calgary, Alberta, Canada


  • 2004

    Making Faces” A National Gallery Touring Exhibition, Bristol, Museums & Art Gallery and the Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle, UK (exh cat)
    Settlements” Musée d’Art Moderne de Saint-Etienne, France (exh cat)

    Bearings: Landscapes from the IMMA Collection” Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland

    The Tower Block, vertical architecture” Clifford Chance, Canary Wharf, London
    Porträt ohne Antlitz” Kunsthalle Kiel, Germany (exh cat)

    Funny Cuts; cartoons and comics in contemporary art” Staatsgalerie, Stuttgart, Germany

    People” Mimmo Scognamiglio, Naples
    Summer Exhibiton” Royal Academy of Art, London

  • 2003

    Saved” 100 Years of the National Art Collections Fund, Hayward Gallery, London(exh cat)

    Lenbachhaus Kunstbau, Munich 

    Arcadia; the other life of video games” Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Zealand (exh cat)

    Addiction” 15 Micawber Street, London
    Bienal de Valencia” Valencia, Spain (exh cat)
    No Art-No City – City Utopias in Contemporary Art.” Städtische Galerie im Buntentor, Bremen, Germany (exh cat)
    Auto-nom” das Automobil in der Zeitgenössischen Kunst, NRW Forum Kultur und Wirtschaft, Düsseldorf (exh cat)

    Urban Codes – Coder/Décoder” espace de l’art concret, Château de Mouans, Mouans-Sartoux, France (exh cat)
    Trickfilm” André Buchmann Galerie, Cologne, Germany
    Robert Mc Lain Gallery, Houston, Texas
    MART – Museo di Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto、イタリア カタログ)

  • 2002-03

    Trespassing: Houses x Artists” at the Bellevue Art Museum, Washington, US

    MAK Centre for Art and Architecture, Los Angeles and MAK Vienna, Austria (exh cat)
    Total Überzogen” Edith-Russ-Haus für Medienkunst, Oldenburg, Germany


  • 2002

    Frenetic Interference” Memory/Cage editions art publishers, New Museum Store, New York
    Sculptura 02” International Art in Public Spaces, Falkenberg, Sweden
    Remix” Contemporary Art and Pop, Tate Liverpool, UK

    Out of Place” Bury St Edmunds Art Gallery, Bury St Edmunds, UK
    Shine” the Lowry, The National Landmark Millennium Project for the Arts, Salford Quays, Salford, UK (exh cat).
    Babel 2002” ( Race-Face, Langue-Dialogue”) National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul (exh cat)

    New Acquisitions, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh, UK
    Sandra Gering Gallery, New York, US

    Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead, UK (exh cat)

    Shine” Saint Pancras Chambers, London
    The Galleries Show, the Royal Academy, London
    Projects 77” billboards for the Museum of Modern Art, NY
    Continuity/Transgression”Tokyo Museum of Art, Japan (exh cat) National Museum of Art, Osaka

  • 2001-02

    Landscape” The British Council. Exhibition tour opening at ACC Gallery ,Weimar ; travelling to House of Artists, Moscow; Peter and Paul Fortress, St. Petersburg; Galleria Nazionale d’Arte Moderna, Rome; Centro Cultural del Conde Duque, Madrid; Sofia Municipal Galleryof Art, Bulgaria; Museu de Arte Contemporânes de Niterio, Rio de Janeiro; Museu de Arte de São Paolo; Le Botanique, centre culturel de la communauté française Wallonie-Bruxelles (exh cat)
    In Fumo” (Art, Comics, Communication), Galleria d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Bergamo, Italy (exh cat)

    Import” Irish Museum of Modern Art, Ireland

    Multiplication”, a British Council touring exhibition of Artist’s Multiples, National Museum of Art, Bucharest, Muzeul de Arta in Brasov, Muzeul Brukenthal, Sibu, Rumania; show travelling to Croatia, Turkey, Russia, Estonia and Poland (exh cat)

    Tate Modern permanent collection, London 


  • 2001

    /arts” BBC websites, the Lux, London
    Art > Music” Rock Pop Techno, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney (exh cat)

    Sculpture in the Close” Jesus College, Cambridge, UK

    Cause & Effect organised by the British Council (touring in Poland, Hamburg, and Cuba)
    Milano Europa 2000” PAC e Triennale di Milano, Milan

  • 2000

    Contemporary Performance Arts, Inc.” Matthew Marks Gallery NY
    Lawrence Rubin / Greenberg / Van Doren, NY
    A Salon for the 21st Century”
John Weber Gallery, NY
    Lost” Ikon Gallery, Birmingham, UK (exh cat)

    Videoprogramm” Galerie Barbara Thumm, Germany (Travelled)
    Drive” Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth, New Zealand (exh cat)

    The Self is Something Else” – Art at the end of the 20th Century,
    Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Düsseldorf, Germany (exh cat)
    Hausschau – Das Haus in der Kunst” Deichtorhallen, Hamburg (exh cat)

    Outdoor project for VolkswagenStadt Wolfsburg in Wolfsburg, Germany
    Sitooteries” Belsay Park, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK

    Between Cinema and a Hard Place” Tate Modern, London (exh cat)

    Parklight” Clissold Park, London (exh cat)

    Fact & Value” Charlottenburg, Copenhagen (exh cat)
    Intelligence: New British Art 2000” Tate Britain, London (exh cat)
    Face à face” Kunstpanorama Luzern, Switzerland

    Pict” Walter Phillips Gallery Banff Center for the Arts, Banff, Canada
    Give and Take” Jerwood Gallery, London
    Version 2000” Centre pour l’image contemporaine, Saint-Gervais, Geneve (exh cat)

    Wanted!”, International Video Program, Bunkier Sztuki, Krakow, Poland

    Drawings & Photographs” Schöpfung”
    Freising Diözesanmuseum, Munich (exh cat)

  • 1999

    Etcetera…” Spacex Gallery, Exeter, UK

    Common People. British Art Between Phenomenon and Reality” Fondazione Sandretto Rebaudengo per l’Arte, Guarene d’Alba
    Cruise Control” Christine Rose Gallery, NY
    In the midst of things” Bournville, Birmingham, UK (exh cat)
    Manufacturers” The Paper Bag Factory, London
    Panorama 2000, Centraal Museum, Utrecht, Netherlands (exh cat)
    The Space Here is Everywhere” Villa Merkel, Esslingen, Germany (exh cat)
    Den Haag Skulptur 1999” The Hague, Netherlands

    Vergiss den Ball und spiel weiter” Kunsthalle Nürnberg (exh cat)
    Please Touch” SCP store, London (cat)
    Galleria S.A.L.E.S., Rome

    Teatro Botanico” la natura nell’arte del XX secolo, Museo del Castello Ursino, Catania, Italy (exh cat)

    Art in the City 4” Kunsthaus Bregenz, Bregenz, Austria
    1995-2000, 5 years of print publishing” Alan Cristea Gallery, London

  • 1998

    Thinking Aloud” South Bank Centre, Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge; Cornerhouse, Manchester; Camden Arts Centre, London (exh cat)
    Le voyage immobile” Galerie George-Philippe Vallois, Paris, London
    Ciudades sin nombre” La Sala de Esposiciones de Plaza de España, Madrid 

    Made in London” Expo ’98, Museu de Electricidada, Lisbon, Portugal
    Richtung Museumsquartier – Die neue Sammlung (1)” Palais du Liechtenstein, Vienna 

    Then and Now” Lisson Gallery, London
    Distinctive Elements” organised by the British Council, UK Contemporary British Art Exhibition, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul (exh cat)

    Every Day” 11th Biennial of Sydney, Sydney (exh cat)
    Kimpo International Sculpture Syposium, Kimpo Sculpture Park, Korea (exh cat)
    London Now” Saks Project Art, Saks Fifth Avenue, NY
    Surfacing Contemporary drawing” ICA, London (exh cat)
    Fondation Cartier, Paris (exh cat)

  • 1997

    9th Delhi Triennial, Lalit Kala Academi, New Delhi travelled to Chandigarh, Bhopal, Calcutta, Bangalore, Bombay (exh cat)
    On the Border” Dan Bernier Gallery, Santa Monica, Los Angeles
    Dream of the Fisherman’s Wife” Sandra Gering Gallery, NY
    Foundations of Fame” London Institute, London
    Culturgeist” Caixa General de Depositos, Lisbon, Portugal

    10 Jahre Stiftung” Kunsthalle Bern, Switzerland
    Material Culture: The Object on British Art of the 1980s and ‘90s”
    Hayward Gallery, London
    Such is Life” Serpentine Gallery,
    London, touring at Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels; Hersliya Museum, Israel

    printers inc.” Arts Council Collection Exhibition, UK

    Artists for Sarajevo” Fondazione Querini Stampalia, Venice (exh cat)
    Follow Me, British Art on the Elbe” Art Studio, Deinste, Germany (exh cat)
    Another & Another & Another Act of Seeing (Urban Spaces)”Desingel International Arts Centre, Antwerp, Belgium (exh cat)
    Art in the City” Kunsthaus Bregenz and Bregenz Kunstverein, Bregenz, Austria (exh cat)
    Need for Speed” Kunstverein Graz, Austria (exh cat)

  • 1996

    Elsewhere” Galerie Froment & Putman, Paris
    Abstract Real” Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien, Vienna (exh cat)
    City Limits” Staffordshire University, Staffordshire, UK (exh cat)
    The East Wing Exhibition” Courtauld Museum of Art, London

  • 1994

    It’s Only Rock and Roll: Rock and Roll Currents in Contemporary Art”
    travelling to: Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH; Lakeview Museum of Arts and Science, Peoria, IL; Virginia Beach Centre for the Arts, VA; Tacoma Art Museum, WA; Jacksonville Museum of Contemporary Art, FL; Dean Lescher Regional Centre for the Arts, Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek, CA; Phoenix Art Museum, AZ; Lowe Art Museum, Coral Gables, FL; Milwaukee Art Museum, WI; Arkansas Art Centre, Little Rock, AR (exh cat)
    Drawing the Line” South Bank Centre Touring Exhibition, UK (exh cat)

    Micromegas” American Centre, Paris 

    British Art of the 1980s and 1990s – Works from the Weltkunst Collection” The Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland
    Haus-Geburt” Offenes Kulturhaus, Linz, Austria (exh cat)
    De Henry Moore òs años 90. Escultura britànica contemporànea” Auditorio de Galicia, Santiago de Compostella, Spain, touring to Serralves Foundation, Oporto, Portugal (exh cat)
    Fuori Uso” Stabilimenti Ex-Aurum, Pescara, Italy (exh cat)

    British Abstract Art Part II: Sculpture” Flowers East, London
    Architecture(s)” CAPC musée d’art contemporain, Bordeaux, France (exh cat)
    Contemporaneamente” Associazione Spazio Immaginato, Napoli (exh cat)


  • 1994

    Spuren” Kunsthalle Bern, Switzerland
    New Voices: British Painting, a Selection 1989-1992” organised by the British Council, travelling to Centro de Arte Santa Monica, Barcelona; Museo de Bellas Artes, Bilbao; Centro Cultural Galileo, Madrid (exh cat)
    London Landscapes” Velan-Spazio 9 Arte, Turin, Italy (exh cat)
    Re Rebaudengo Sandretto Collection” S. Antonio di Susa, Turin
    Anthony Reynolds Gallery, London
    Opera Prima” Trevi Flash Art Museum of Contemporary Art / Associazione Culturale Arte Nova, Italy
    The Institute of Cultural Anxiety: Works from the Collection” Institute of Contemporary Arts, London

    Cityscape” Monica de Cardenas, Milan 

    Jedes Haus ein Kunsthaus” Museum für Gestaltung, Zurich

  • 1993

    IN SITE – New British Sculpture” Museet for Samtidskunst, Oslo, Norway (exh cat)

    Machines for Peace” ex-Yugoslavian Pavillion, Venice Biennale, Italy
    Serpentine Gallery, London
    Juxtaposition” Charlottenburg, Copenhagen, Denmark (exh cat)
    Made Strange” Ludwig Museum, Budapest, Hungary (exh cat)
    Padiglione dell’Arte Contemporanea, Milan
    Sculpture of the Eighties” Connaught Brown, London 


  • 1992-93

    Julian Opie, Jürgen Albrecht, Tim Head, Yuriko Kurimoto” Foro per l’Arte Contemporanea, Verona, Italy
    Paolo Ucello: spazio e colore, tempo e materia, luce e forma Battaglie dell’arte nel XX secolo” La Salernia, Erice and Sale del Bramante, Rome (exh cat)


  • 1992

    Like Nothing Else in Tennessee” Serpentine Gallery, London (exh cat)

    Whitechapel Open” Whitechapel Art Gallery, London
    New Voices, New Works form the British Council Collection” organised by the British Council, centre de conférences Albert Borschette, Brussels (exh cat)


  • 1991

    Confrontaciones 91” Palacio Velasquez, Madrid (exh cat)
    Kunst Europa” Kunstverein Pforzheim, Germany, organised by The British Council, UK (exh cat)
    Centenary Exhibition” Goldsmith Gallery, London
    Objects for the Ideal Home, the Legacy of Pop Art” Serpentine Gallery, London (exh cat)

    A View of London”; Künstlerhaus, Salzburg, Austria (exh cat)

    Galleria Locus Solus, Genoa, Italy


  • 1990

    Filling in the Gap” Feigen Art Gallery, Chicago 

    Objectives: The New Sculpture” Newport Art Museum, Newport Beach, CA (exh cat)
    The British Art Show 1990” travelled to Mc Lellan Galleries, Glasgow; Leeds City Art Gallery; Hayward Gallery, London (exh cat)


    Biennial of Sydney, Sydney (exh cat)
    Studies on Paper. Contemporary British Sculptors” Connaught Brown, London
    Bild und Wirklichkeit” Galerie Albrecht, Munich
    Sculpture” Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles
    Real Allegories” Lisson Gallery, London
    Work in Progress International Art in the Caja de Pensiones Foundation Collection” Caja de Pensiones Foundation, Madrid (exh cat)

  • 1989

    Grenville Davey, Michael Craig Martin, Julian Opie” Lia Rumma Gallery, Naples, Italy
    Mediated Knot” Robin Lockett Gallery, Chicago
    Objet objectif” galerie Daniel Templon, Paris (exh cat)
    Skulptur Teil II” Galerie Six Friedrich, Munich 

    D+S Austellung” Hamburg Kunstverein, Hamburg (exh cat)


  • 1988-89

    Britannica: 30 ans de sculpture” musée des beaux-arts André Malraux, Le Havre; musée d’Evreux;école d’architecture de Normandie, Rouen, France

    British Sculpture 1960-1988” Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst, Antwerp, Belgium


  • 1988

    Europa Oggi/Europe Now” Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Prato, Italy (exh cat)
    Les années 80: à la surface de la peinture” centre d’art contemporain, abbaye de Saint-André, Meymac
Wolff Gallery, NY

  • 1987

    Terrae Motus” Grand Palais, Paris (exh cat)
    British Art of the 80’s: 1987”
    Liljevlachs Konsthall, Stockholm, Sweden organised by the British Council (exh cat), travelled to Sara Hilden Museum, Tampere as Britannia: Paintings and Sculptures form the 1980’s” (exh cat)
    Casting an Eye” Cornerhouse, Manchester, UK

    Documenta 8, Kassel, Germany (exh cat)


  • 1986

    Skulptur – 9 Kunstnere fra Storbrittanien” Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebaek, Denmark (exh cat)
    XVII Triennale di Milano, Milan
    De Skulptura – Eine Ausstellung der Wiener Festwochen 1986” Wiener Festwochen im Messepalast, Vienna, Austria (exh cat)
    Englische Bildhauer” Galerie Harald Behm, Hamburg
    Prospect 86, eine internationale Ausstellung aktueller Kunst”
    Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt (exh cat)
    Focus on the Image: Selection from the Rivendell Collection” (exh cat)
    travelled to Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix; Museum of Art, University of Oklahoma, Norman; Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute Museum of Art, Utica; NY; University of South Florida Art Galleries, Tampa, FL; Lakeview Museum of Art and Science, IL; University Art Museum, California State University, Long Beach; Laguna Glori Art Museum, Austin, TX
    Correspondientie Europa” Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam (exh cat)


  • 1985

    The British Show” organised by Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, and The British Council; (exh cat), travelled to Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth; Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane; The Exhibition Hall, Melbourne; National Art Gallery, Wellington, NZ
    XIIème Biennale de Paris” Grande Halle de la Villette, Paris (exh cat)
    Still Life: A New Life” Harris Museum and Art Gallery, Preston (exh cat), travelled to Bradford Art Galleries and Museum; Hatton Gallery, Newcastle-upon-Tyne; Carlisle Museum and Art Gallery, Stoke-on-Trent

    Anniottanta” Ravenna, Italy (exh cat)
    Three British Sculptors: Richard Deacon, Julian Opie and Richard Wentworth” The Israel Museum, Jerusalem (exh cat)

    Place Saint-Lambert Investigations” Espace Nord, Liège

    Figure 1” Aberystwyth Arts Centre, Wales, UK
    Sculpture in a Garden” Bluecoat Gallery, Liverpool, UK

    Forty Years of Modern Art 1945-1985” Tate Gallery, London (exh cat)

  • 1984

    Metaphor and/or Symbol. A Perspective on Contemporary Art” The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo (exh cat),
    travelled to The National Museum of Art, Osaka

    Artists for the 1990s– 10 Galleries, 10 Artists” Paton Gallery, London
    Underwater” Plymouth Arts Centre, UK
    Sculpture Symposium 1984, St Jean-Port, Quebec, Canada

    William Morris Today”, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, UK Perspective

  • 1983

    Charter House Square, London
    Young Blood” Riverside Studios, London
    Beelden/Sculpture 1983” Rotterdam Arts Council, Rotterdam (exh cat)

    The Sculpture Show” Hayward and Serpentine Galleries, London (exh cat)

    8 Sculptors’ Drawings” Air Gallery, London
    Making Sculpture” Tate Gallery, London (exh cat)

  • 1982

    Lisson Gallery, London
    Sculpture for a garden” Hounslow Sculpture II, Gunnersbury Park, London

Projects

  • 2018

    Toyoko INN, Narita airport
    Hospital Rooms, Eileen Skellern 1, Maudsley Hospital, London, UK.

  • 2017

    “Soldier and Solicitor”, Seoho Development Busan, South Korea.

  • 2016

    Lumiere Festival, Carnaby St, London
    Walking in Taipei, Taipei
    CitizenM hotel, Tower Bridge, London

  • 2015

    Arendt & Medernach, Luxembourg
    Takamatsu City, Japan

  • 2014

    UNIQLO T-shirt project, UNIQLO, Japan and MoMA, NY 

    Fine Art Sail” Cowes Week, UK
    Arte Coni 100” Olympic banner project, Rome
    Glyndebourne Festival 2014 programme cover, Glyndebourne, UK
    CitizenM hotel, Charles De Gaulle airport, France
    CitizenM hotel, Times Square, NY 

    PKZ Fieldpausch dept. store, Zurich
    INFRA” Mariinsky Theatre, St Petersburg
    Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Yorkshire, UK

  • 2013

    SP_Urban Festival, Sao Paulo 

    K&L Gates, Portland, Oregon

    Arlanda Airport, Stockholm 

    Canary Wharf, London
    La Jolla Murals, San Diego
    The Thief Hotel, Oslo, Norway

    INFRA” Royal Ballet of Flanders, Antwerp, Belgium
    The London Boat Show 2013, UK


  • 2012

    Tate Exquisite Forest online, London
    Festival O! Gwangju Media Art, Korea

    National Academy, New York 

    The City of London, Great St Helen’s: Sculpture Space, London
    Promenade” Calgary, Canada

    ArtFund app, UK

    Lindo Wing: St Mary’s Hospital, London
    Hermes Art Window 6” Sydney
    Universita Commerciale Luigi Bocconi, Milan

  • 2011

    Japanese Galleries, British Museum, London
    The City of London, Great St Helen’s: Sculpture Space, London

  • 2010

    Shanghai Expo, China
    Euston Square, Regent’s Place, London

  • 2009

    Centre D’Art Contemporain Meymac, France
    Yongin University, Seoul 

    Morgan Stanley Building, Seoul
    Olympic Stamp, Royal Mail, UK

    The Fields Sculpture Park, Ghent, US
    Bank Santander, Madrid
    INFRA” Royal Opera House, London

  • 2008

    Walking on O’Connell Street” Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane, Dublin, Ireland
    Deloitte Ignite” Royal Opera House, London

  • 2007

    River Vltava, Prague, Czech Republic
    Phoenix, Arizona

  • 2006

    Rogers Building, Toronto
    Mori Building, Omotesando Hills, Tokyo
    Aldrich Museum of Art, Connecticut, US
    Arts Council of Indianapolis, US

  • 2005-06

    Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston

  • 2005

    Museum Nasional Indonesia, Jakarta

  • 2004

    MCA Chicago

  • 2003

    Selfridges, Manchester
    Barts & the London Hospital, London
    Bergne Visual Arts at Sadler’s Wells, London
    Formula 1 Racing” Milan Railway Station, Italy

  • 2002

    WWK Munich, portrait commission, Munich
    The Wall at WAM” Museum’s Renaissance Court, Worcester Art Museum, Massachusetts, US
 

    Blast to Freeze” British Art in the 20th Century, Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Germany (exh cat)

    Tribe Art Commission, Honda Formula One Team, Boiler House, Truman Brewery, Brick Lane, London
    Conduire. Auteur: Julian Opie” 6 Gloria, Marseille, France
    Sculptures for Dentsu Building, Tokyo
    Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Chicago

  • 2000

    St Etienne: CD and album covers + poster campaign
    The Art of Barbie” charity event organised by Elton John
    Cruise ship on Lake Constance, Kunsthaus Bregenz, Austria
    Blur: record and album covers + campaign
    I remember her” multiple for Art of this Century” NY

  • 1999

    John Islip Street wall, Tate Gallery, London
    The Lux Centre, London, night time window projections, UK

  • 1998

    HousesXArtist ongoing project, Open Office NY
    Collection Box, Whitechapel Gallery, London
    Heathrow Airport terminal 1, London 

    Save the Children Colouring Book
 Other Rooms, Other Voices” audio works by artists – played on Swiss Radio Station (cat)

  • 1994

    Tate Gallery Christmas Tree, Tate Gallery, London
    Wormwood Scrubs, London 


  • 1994-95

    5 bâtiments de banlieue” Annonciades, Bordeaux, France

Collections

  • Aberdeen Art Gallery, Scotland

  • Arts Council of Great Britain, London

  • Banque Bruxelles Lambert, Brussels

  • British Embassy, Washington

  • Carnegie Museum, Pittsburgh, US


  • Contemporary Art Society, London

  • Dentsu Building, Tokyo

  • Daimler Chrysler, Berlin 


  • Dresdner Bank, Berlin 


  • Deutsche Bank, Frankfurt

  • Daros Collection, Zurich

  • Espoo Museum of Modern Art, Finland


  • Essl Collection, Vienna, Austria


  • Fonds National d’Art Contemporain, France


  • Fundacion Caja de Pensiones, Madrid

  • Gana Art Centre Seoul

  • Gjensidige, Oslo, Norway


  • ICA, Boston, US


  • Institut Valencià d’Art Modern (IVAM), Spain


  • Kunsthalle Bern, Bern, Switzerland


  • Kunsthaus Bregenz, Bregenz, Austria


  • Kunsthaus Zurich

  • Kresge Art Museum, Michigan State University, US


  • Lenbachhaus Städtische Galerie, Munich 


  • Maison Europeene de la photographie Paris

  • Museet for Samtidskunst, Oslo, Norway


  • Museo d’Arte Contemporanea Prato, Italy


  • Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCAK) in Krakow, Poland

  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

  • Museum of Modern Art (MOMA), NY

  • Neue Galerie – Sammlung Ludwig, Aachen, Germany

  • Neues Museum, Nuremberg, Germany

  • National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne

  • National Portrait Gallery, London

  • Queensland Art Gallery, Australia

  • Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam

  • The British Council, UK

  • The British Museum, London

  • The Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Portugal

  • The Government Art Collection, London

  • The Israel Museum, Jerusalem

  • The Museum of Contemporary Art of Leon (MUSAC), Leon, Spain

  • The National Museum of Art, Osaka

  • Takamatsu City Museum of Art, Japan

  • The Tate Gallery, London

  • The Tate, Liverpool, UK

  • The Victoria and Albert Museum, London

  • Wadsworth Athenaeum, Hartford, Connecticut, USA

Awards

  • 2001

    Music Week CADS, Best Illustration for Best of Blur”

  • 1995-96

    Residency at the Atelier Calder in Saché, France

  • 1995

    Sargant Fellowship at the British School in Rome