Artist

Last Update : November 5, 2012

Profile

1971
Born, Wigan, United Kingdom
1993
Graduated (BAFA) Winchester School of Art, United Kingdom
 
Lives and works in London, United Kingdom

Selected Solo Exhibitions

1991
Darren Almond, Crawford Art College, Cork, Ireland
1995
KN 120, Great Western Studios, London, United Kingdom
1997
Darren Almond, Institute of Contemporary Arts, commissioned by the ICA and Toshiba Art & Innovation, London, United Kingdom
Darren Almond, Jay Jopling / White Cube, London, United Kingdom
1999
Darren Almond, Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin, Germany
Darren Almond, The Renaissance Society, University of Chicago, Chicago, United States
2000
Transport Medium, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York, United States
Geisterbahn, The Approach, London, United Kingdom
Traction, Chisenhale Gallery, London, United Kingdom
2001
Night as Day, Tate Britain, London, United Kingdom
Coming Up For Air, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York, United States
Darren Almond, Kunsthalle Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland
Darren Almond, De Appel Foundation Centre for Contemporary Art, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Darren Almond, Galerie Max Hetzler, E-Werk, Abspannwerk Buchhändlerhof, Berlin, Germany
2002
A, National Theatre, Fourth Wall, South Bank, commissioned by Public Art Development Trust, London, United Kingdom
2003
If I Had You, Fondazione Nicola Trussardi, Palazzo della Ragiona, Milan, Italy
Darren Almond, Galleri K, Oslo, Norway
11 Miles.....from Safety, White Cube, London, United Kingdom
Nightvision, Sommer Contemporary Art, Tel-Aviv, Israel
Darren Almond, Herzliya Museum of Art, Herzliya, Israel
A, Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin, Germany
2004
Live Sentence, Lentos Kunstmuseum Linz, Linz, Austria
If I Had You, Galerie Max Hetzler, St. Johannes Evangelist Church, Berlin, Germany
2005
Darren Almond, Alfonso Artiaco, Naples, Italy
Only Sound needs Echo and Dreads its Lack, Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris, France
Darren Almond, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York, United States
Isolation, K21 Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Düsseldorf, Germany
2006
Day Return, Museum Folkwang, Essen, Germany
Take Me Home, DA2 – Domus Artium 2002, Salamanca, Spain
2007
Darren Almond, Alfonso Artiaco, Napels, Italy
Night + Fog, Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin, Germany
In The Between, Musée d’art contemporain, Montreal
Day Return, Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw, Poland
Darren Almond, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York, United States
Darren Almond, SITE Santa Fe, Santa Fe, United States
2008
Fire Under Snow: Darren Almond, Parasol unit foundation for contemporary art, London, United Kingdom
Moons of the Iapetus Ocean, White Cube, London, United Kingdom
Substitute, Galleri K, Oslo, Norway
Darren Almond, SCAI THE BATHHOUSE, Tokyo
2009
sometimestill, Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin, Germany
Xippas Gallery, Athens
2010
As it is, Galeri Alfonso Artiaco, Naples
The Principle of Moments, Whitecube, London
Fullmoon@Eifel, Weidingen, Eifel
Matthew Marks Gallery, New York
PKM Trinity Gallery, Seoul
2011
Nocturne,Villa Merkel, Esslingen
... between here and the surface of the moon, FRAC Auvergne, Clermont Ferrand
Travelling to FRAC Haute-Normandie, Sotteville-lès-Rouen
L'Abbaye de la Chaise Dieu, la Chaise Dieu
Landscape with Path, The High Line, New York
2012
Sometimes Still, SITE Festival, Stroud
Full Moon, Domaine de Chaumont-sur-Loire, Chaumont-sur-Loire

Selected Group Exhibitions

1992
Southampton Quays, Southampton, United Kingdom
1993
Winchester Gallery, Winchester, United Kingdom
1996
Art & Innovation Prize, (winner), Institute of Contemporary Art, London, United Kingdom
Something Else, Exmouth Market, London, United Kingdom
A Small Shifting Sphere of Serious Culture, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, United Kingdom
1997
A Print Portfolio from London, (Ridinghouse/Booth Clibborn Editions), Atle Gerhardsen, Oslo, Norway
Delta, Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris, France
Hospital, Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin, Germany
Sensation: Young British Artists from the Saatchi Collection, Royal Academy of Arts, London; Hamburger Bahnhof, Museum für Gegenwart, Berlin, Germany
1998
UK Maximum Diversity, Galerie Krinzinger, Benger Fabrik Bregenz, Bregenz, Austria
View Four, Mary Boone Gallery, New York, United States
Hidden Desires And Images, Art Dynamics, Tayayo Lida, Tokyo, Japan
Art Crash, Århus Kunstmuseum, Århus, Denmark
Ray Rapp, Tz'Art & Co., New York, United States
1999
Sleeping Waters, Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris, France
Chronos and Kairos, Museum Fridericianum, Kassel, Germany
Seeing Time, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, United States
So Far Away, So Close, Encore...Bruxelles, Espace Méridien, Brussels, Belgium
Concrete Ashtray, Friedrich Petzel Gallery, New York, United States
Common People, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaundengo, Turin, Italy
2000
British Short Film Festival, UCI Cinema, Leicester Square, London, United Kingdom
Geographies (Darren Almond, Graham Gussin, Anri Sala), Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris, France
Apocalypse: Beauty and Horror in Contemporary Art, Royal Academy of the Arts, London, United Kingdom
Darren Almond, Mark Hosking, Kerstin Engholm Galerie, Vienna, Austria
Inverse Perspectives, Edsvik, Sollentuna, Sweden
Out There, White Cube2, London, United Kingdom
Making Time: Considering Time as a Material in Contemporary Video and Film, Palm Beach Institute of Contemporary Art, Florida, United States
Diary, Cornerhouse, Manchester, United Kingdom
2001
Tenth Anniversary Exhibition, 100 Drawings and Photographs, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York, United States
Open Plan P3 – The Marathon, Alphadelta Gallery, Artio Gallery, Athens, Greece
Presentness is Grace – Experiencing the Suspended Moment, Arnolfini Gallery, Bristol; Spacex Gallery, Exeter, United Kingdom
Casino 2001, Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst and Bijlokenmuseum, Ghent, Belgium
Nature in Photography, Galerie Nachst St. Stephan, Vienna, Austria
Berlin Biennale, Berlin, Germany
Tracking, Kent and Vicki Logan Gallery, California Collage of Arts and Crafts, Oakland, California, United States
Unreal Time Video, Fine Art Center, Korean Culture & Arts Foundation, Seoul, Korea
Deliberate Living, Greene Naftali Gallery, New York, United States
2002
Video Acts – Single Channel Video Works from the Collections of Pamela and Richard Kramlich and the New Art Trust, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, United Kingdom; P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, United States
Melodrama, Artim, Centre Museo Vasco de Arte Contemporáneo, Vitoria-Gasteiz; Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Vigo, Vigo; Centro José Guerrero / Palacio de los Condes de Gabia, Granada, Spain
Happy Outsiders from London and Scotland, Pro Arte Institute, St. Petersburg, Russia; Katowice City Gallery, Poland; Zacheta Gallery, Warsaw, Poland
Video Zone – The First International Video-Art Biennial in Israel, Center for Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv, Israel
The Hate U Give Little Infants Fucks Everyone, SMART Project Space, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Contextualize, Kunstverein Hamburg, Germany
The Rowan Collection: Contemporary British & Irish Art, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland
In the Freud Museum, Freud Museum, London, United Kingdom
At Speed, with Sarah Morris, Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin, Germany
2003
Heißkalt: Aktuelle Malerei aus der Sammlung Scharpff, Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, Stuttgart; Kunsthalle Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
Video Time, Green on Red Gallery, Dublin, Ireland
The Spirit of White, Fondation Beyeler, Basel, Switzerland
Imagination: Perception in Art, Kunsthaus Graz am Landesmuseum Joanneum, Graz, Austria
Outlook: International Art Exhibition Technopolis, Benaki Museum, Factory, Athens, Greece
Game Over, Grimm / Rosenfeld, Munich, Germany
3rd Skulptur Biennale Münsterland, Stadtmuseum, Beckum, Germany
Hot Summer in the City, Sean Kelly Gallery, New York, United States
Dreams and Conflicts: The Dictatorship of the Viewer, 50th Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy
Edén, La Colección Jumex, Antiguo Colegio de San Ildefonso, Mexico City, Mexico
Witness, The Curve, Barbican Art Gallery, London, United Kingdom
Breathing the Water, Galerie Hauser & Wirth & Presenhuber, Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland
The Guest, Schwebebahn, Hertzliya Museum, Tel-Aviv, Israel
Sculpture: Darren Almond, Peter Fischli, David Weiss, Katharina Fritsch, Robert Gober, Donald Judd, Ellsworth Kelly, Ugo Rondinone, Tony Smith, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York, United States
In Light: Video Projections by Eight Contemporary Artists, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada
2004
Sequences, Peterborough Digital Art, Peterborough, United Kingdom
Geisterbahn (1999), 33rd Festival d'Automne, Passage du Désir – BETC, Paris, France
ein-leuchten, Museum der Moderne, Salzburg, Austria
Eclipse: Towards the Edge of the Visible, White Cube, London, United Kingdom
Witness, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia
Die Neue Kunsthalle III: materiell – immateriell, Kunsthalle Mannheim, Mannheim, Germany
Biennial of Pontevedra, Pazo da Cultura, Facultade de Belas Artes / Escola de Restauración, Instituto Valie-Incián, Pontevedra, Italy
After Images: Kunst als Soziales Gedächnis, Neues Museum Weserburg, Bremen, Germany
Busan Biennale 2004, Busan Metropolitan City Hall and Art Museum, Busan, Korea
Open Secrets: Something Old, Something New, Redefining the Boundaries of the Art Collection, Imperial War Museum, London, United Kingdom
Other Times: British Contemporary Art, City Art Gallery, Prague, Czech
2005
Turner Prize 2005, Tate Britain, London, United Kingdom
En Attente, Casino Luxembourg – Forum d'Art Contemporain, Luxembourg
20:Twenty: A Timeline of Cornerhouse Exhibitions 1985–2005, Cornerhouse, Manchester, United Kingdom
World Without End, Australian Centre for the Moving Image, Melbourne, Australia
Land Marks, Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris, France
Sequences, Q Arts Gallery, Derby, United Kingdom
Bidibidobidiboo, La Collezione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Palazzo Re Rebaudengo, Piazza del Municipio, Guarene d'Alba, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin, Italy
Darren Almond / Albert Oehlen: Time 2 Kill, Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin, Germany
The Mind is a Horse Part II, Bloomberg Space, London, United Kingdom
Getting Emotional, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, United States
Works on Paper, Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin, Germany
Universal Experience: Art, Life, and the Tourist's Eye, Hayward Gallery, London, United Kingdom; Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, United States
2006
Work, Rest and Play, Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle, United Kingdom
Between a Rock and a Hard Place, Kenny Schachter Rove, London, United Kingdom
Darren Almond and Janice Kerbel: The Impossible Landscape, Horticultural Society of New York, New York, United States
Carbonic Anhydride, Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin, Germany
Geisterbahn (1999), Kino Arsenal, Berlin, Germany
Shoot the Family, Cranbrook Art Museum, Michigan; Knoxville Museum of Art, Tennessee; Western Gallery, Western Washington University, Bellingham, Washington, United States
Daren Almond/Albert Oehlen: Time 2 Kill, Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin, Germany
Caspar David Friedrich, Museum Folkwang, Essen; Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg, Germany
The Black Show, David Patton, Los Angeles, United States
37th Art Basel: Unlimited, Basel, Switzerland
2007
Acceleration, CAN/Karting, Neuchâtel, Switzerland
Ensemble, Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, United States
Her(his)story, Museum of Cycladic Art, Athens, Greece
Numerica, Palazzo delle Papesse Centro Arte Contemporanea, Siena, Italy
Shoot the Family, Canzani Center Gallery, Columbus College of Art & Design, Ohio, United States
Titled/Untitled: The Rubell and Devonshire Family Collections, Lismore Castle, Ireland
L'oeil écran ou la nouvelle image, Casino Luxembourg – Forum d'Art Contemporain, Luxembourg
Light, Winchester Cathedral, Winchester, United Kingdom
Full House – Faces of a Collection, Kunsthalle Mannheim, Mannheim, Germany
Going Staying: Movement, Body, Place in Contemporary Art, Kunstmuseum Bonn, Bonn, Germany
2nd Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art, Former Lenin Museum, Moscow, Russia
Closed Circuit: Video and New Media, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, United States
2008
War and Art – Terror and Simulacrum of Beauty II, Galerie Aube, Kyoto University of Art and Design, Kyoto, Japan
The Cinema Effect: Illusion, Reality, and the Moving Image Part I: Dreams, Hirschhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., USA
Thyssen–Bornemisza Art Contemporary Collection as Aleph, Kunsthaus Graz, Austria
Night: A Time Between, Royal West of England Academy, Bristol, UK
God & Goods: Spirituality and Mass Confusion, Villa Manin Centro d'Arte Contemporanea, Codroipo (Udine), Italy
Climax, LOOP '08 video art festival, Barcelona, Spain
YouPrison: Reflections on the Limitation of Freedom and Space, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin, Italy
Du Jardin au Cosmos, Espace de l'Art Concret, Mouans-Sartoux, France
Implant, The Horticultural Society of New York Exhibition for UBS Art Gallery, New York, USA
The Full Width of the Ice. On Crossing the Arctic and the Alps from 1860 until Today, Albertina, Vienna, Austria
unspeakable: The Artist as Witness to the Holocaust, Imperial War Museum London, UK
2009
Prix Pictet 2009, Passage de Retz, Paris ; Thessaloniki Museum of Photography, Salonika ; The Empty Quarter Gallery, Dubai ; Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven
Esthétique des Póles. Le Testament des Glaces, Frac Lorraine, Metz
The Times of a Place, Centro de Arte y Naturaleza, Fundación Beulas, Huesca
Altermodern: Tate Triennial, Tate Britain, London
Just with your eyes I will see, Fonds d’Art Moderne et Contemporain – Espace Boris Vian, Montluçon
2010
Climax Redux, BAC Geneva
Captured While Vanishing: Video Art in Museum Folkwang, Museum Folkwang, Essen, Germany
Between Here and There: Passages in Contemporary Photography, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
To the Highest Mountain, Galleri Christina Wilson, Copenhagen
Nature, Gerhardsen Gerner, Berlin
Platform Seoul 2010: Pojected Image, Artsonje Center, Seoul
Let's Dance, MAC/VAL, Vitry-sur-Seine cedex
Celebration – Collection du Frac Auvergne, Frac Auvergne, Clermont Ferrand
2011
The Wilderness, Miami Art Museum, Miami
8 1/2: A selection of works from the exhibitions organized by the Fondazione Nicola Trussardi, Stazione Leopolda, Florence
Things Are Queer: Highlights of UniCredit Art Collection, Marta Herford, Herford, Germany
Printed by Master Printers, Center for Contemporary Printmaking, Norwalk, Conn.
Recent Acquisitions: Prints and Photographs, New York Public Library
Left Behind: Selected Gifts from the Heather and Tony Podesta Collection, The Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C.
Elgiz 10 Istanbul, Museum of Contemporary Art, Istanbul
Snap, Aldeburgh Festival, Suffolk, England
Beyond the Crisis, 6th Biennale da Curitiba, Curitiba, Brazil
Mysticism, Helmhaus, Zürich
SUGAR WATER, Centre Culturel Valery-Larbaud, Vichy, France
L'Etoffe du Temps, L'Institut Culturel Bernard Magrez, Bordeaux, France
2012
Hyper Archipelago – The Light of Silence, Aomori Museum of Art, Aomori, Japan
Static Movement, Film Installations of Darren Almond, David Claerbout and Anri Sala, Museum Folkwang, Essen
Good Night, Israel Museum, Jerusalem
2013
Artist File 2013, The National Art Center, Tokyo