Artists

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

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2019
"In Light of Time," Jesus College, Cambridge, UK
2018
"The Light of Time," Crown Point Press, San Francisco, USA
"Light of Time," Institute for Sociology of the Arts, Tokyo, Japan
2017
"Timescape," MUDAM, Luxembourg
2016
"Within the Shadow of the Sun," SCAI THE BATHHOUSE, Tokyo, Japan
2015
"Present Form," Christie's Mayfair, London, UK
2013
"Darren Almond | Second Thought," Art Tower Mito, Ibaraki, Japan
2012
"Sometimes Still," SITE Festival, Stroud, UK
"Full Moon, Domaine de Chaumont-sur-Loire," Chaumont-sur-Loire, France
2011
"Nocturne," Villa Merkel, Esslingen, Germany
"... between here and the surface of the moon," FRAC Auvergne, Clermont Ferrand, France ( Travelling to FRAC Haute-Normandie," Sotteville-lès-Rouen / L'Abbaye de la Chaise Dieu, la Chaise Dieu, France)
"Landscape with Path," The High Line, New York, USA
2010
"As it is," Galeri Alfonso Artiaco, Naples, Italy
"The Principle of Moments," Whitecube, London, UK
"Fullmoon@Eifel," Weidingen, Eifel, Germany / Matthew Marks Gallery, New York, USA / PKM Trinity Gallery, Seoul, South Korea
2009
"sometimestill," Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin, Germany / Xippas Gallery, Athens, Greece
2008
"Fire Under Snow: Darren Almond," Parasol unit foundation for contemporary art, London, UK
"Moons of the Iapetus Ocean," White Cube, London, UK
"Substitute," Galleri K, Oslo, Norway
"Darren Almond," SCAI THE BATHHOUSE, Tokyo, Japan
2007
"Darren Almond," Alfonso Artiaco, Naples, Italy
"Night + Fog," Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin, Germany
"In The Between," Musée d’art contemporain, Montreal, Canada
"Day Return," Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw, Poland
"Darren Almond," Matthew Marks Gallery, New York, USA
"Darren Almond," SITE Santa Fe, Santa Fe, USA
2006
"Day Return," Museum Folkwang, Essen, Germany
"Take Me Home, DA2 – Domus Artium 2002," Salamanca, Spain
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, USA
"Isolation," K21 Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Düsseldorf, Germany
2004
"Live Sentence," Lentos Kunstmuseum Linz, Linz, Austria
"If I Had You," Galerie Max Hetzler, St. Johannes Evangelist Church, Berlin, Germany
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, UK
"Nightvision," Sommer Contemporary Art, Tel-Aviv, Israel
"Darren Almond," Herzliya Museum of Art, Herzliya, Israel
"A," Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin, Germany
2002
"A," National Theatre, Fourth Wall, South Bank, commissioned by Public Art Development Trust, London, UK
2001
"Night as Day," Tate Britain, London, UK
"Coming Up For Air," Matthew Marks Gallery, New York, USA
"Darren Almond," Kunsthalle Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland
"Darren Almond," De Appel Foundation Centre for Contemporary Art, Amsterdam, Netherlands
"Darren Almond," Galerie Max Hetzler, E-Werk, Abspannwerk Buchhändlerhof, Berlin, Germany
2000
"Transport Medium," Matthew Marks Gallery, New York, USA
"Geisterbahn," The Approach, London, UK
"Traction," Chisenhale Gallery, London, UK
1999
"Darren Almond," Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin, Germany
"Darren Almond," The Renaissance Society, University of Chicago, Chicago, USA
1997
"Darren Almond," Institute of Contemporary Arts, commissioned by the ICA and Toshiba Art & Innovation, London, UK
"Darren Almond," Jay Jopling / White Cube, London, UK
1995
"KN 120," Great Western Studios, London, UK
1991
"Darren Almond," Crawford Art College, Cork, Ireland, UK

Selected Group Exhibitions

2020
"SCAI 30th Anniversary Exhibition," SCAI PARK, Tokyo, Japan
2019
"The Gifts of Tony Podesta," American University Museum, Washington D.C., USA
"Fly Me to the Moon.  The Lunar Landing, 50 Years Later", Kunsthaus Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
"Dojima River Biennale 2019," Osaka, Japan
"Apollo’s Muse: The Moon in the Age of Photography," The Metropolitan Museum, New York, USA
"In My Shoes: Art and the Self since the 1900s," Aberystwyth Arts Centre, UK
"State of the Arts," Selfridges, London, UK
2018
"In My Shoes: Art and the Self since the 1990s," Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield, UK
"Oceans: A Worldview at the Rhythm of the Waves," Le Fresnoy, Tourcoing, France
"Painting the Night," Centre Pompidou Metz, France
"Art Capital: Art for the Elizabeth Line," Whitechapel Gallery, London, UK
"Wilderness," Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt, Germany
"The MOON   From Inner Worlds to Outer Space," Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebaek, Denmark
"Møenlight Sonata – A homage to the starry sky of Møn," Kunsthal 44 Moen, Mon, Denmark
2017
"The Garden," Aros Aarhus Kunstmuseum, Denmark
2016
"The End of the World," Centro per l'Arte Contemporanea Luigi Pecci, Italy
2014
"Making Links: 25 years," SCAI THE BATHHOUSE, Tokyo, Japan
2013
"Artist File 2013," The National Art Center, Tokyo, Japan
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, Germany
"Good Night," Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel
2011
"The Wilderness," Miami Art Museum, Miami, USA
"8 1/2: A selection of works from the exhibitions organized by the Fondazione Nicola Trussardi," Stazione Leopolda, Florence, Italy
"Things Are Queer: Highlights of UniCredit Art Collection," Marta Herford, Herford, Germany
"Printed by Master Printers," Center for Contemporary Printmaking, Norwalk, UK
"Recent Acquisitions: Prints and Photographs," New York Public Library, New York, USA
"Left Behind: Selected Gifts from the Heather and Tony Podesta Collection," The Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C., USA
"Elgiz 10 Istanbul," Museum of Contemporary Art, Istanbul, Turkey
"Snap," Aldeburgh Festival, Suffolk, UK
"Beyond the Crisis," 6th Biennale da Curitiba, Curitiba, Brazil
"Mysticism," Helmhaus, Zürich, Switzerland
"SUGAR WATER," Centre Culturel Valery-Larbaud, Vichy, France
"L'Etoffe du Temps," L'Institut Culturel Bernard Magrez, Bordeaux, France
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, USA
"To the Highest Mountain," Galleri Christina Wilson, Copenhagen, Denmark
"Nature," Gerhardsen Gerner, Berlin, Germany
"Platform Seoul 2010: Pojected Image," Artsonje Center, Seoul, South Korea
"Let's Dance," MAC/VAL, Vitry-sur-Seine cedex, France
"Celebration," – Collection du Frac Auvergne, Frac Auvergne, Clermont Ferrand, France
2009
"Prix Pictet 2009," Passage de Retz, Paris, France ; Thessaloniki Museum of Photography, Salonika, Greece/ The Empty Quarter Gallery, Dubai, UAE ; Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, Netherlands
"Esthétique des Póles. Le Testament des Glaces," Frac Lorraine, Metz, France
"The Times of a Place," Centro de Arte y Naturaleza, Fundación Beulas, Huesca, Spain
"Altermodern: Tate Triennial," Tate Britain, London, UK
"Just with your eyes I will see," Fonds d’Art Moderne et Contemporain – Espace Boris Vian, Montluçon, France
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
2007
"Acceleration," CAN/Karting, Neuchâtel, Switzerland
"Ensemble," Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, USA
"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, USA
"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, UK
"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, USA
2006
"Work, Rest and Play," Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle, UK
"Between a Rock and a Hard Place," Kenny Schachter Rove, London, UK
"Darren Almond and Janice Kerbel: The Impossible Landscape," Horticultural Society of New York, New York, USA
"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, USA
"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, USA
"37th Art Basel: Unlimited," Basel, Switzerland
2005
"Turner Prize 2005," Tate Britain, London, UK
"En Attente," Casino Luxembourg – Forum d'Art Contemporain, Luxembourg
"20:Twenty: A Timeline of Cornerhouse Exhibitions 1985–2005," Cornerhouse, Manchester, UK
"World Without End," Australian Centre for the Moving Image, Melbourne, Australia
"Land Marks," Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris, France
"Sequences," Q Arts Gallery, Derby, UK
"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, UK
"Works on Paper," Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin, Germany
"Universal Experience: Art, Life, and the Tourist's Eye," Hayward Gallery, London, UK; Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, USA
2004
"Sequences," Peterborough Digital Art, Peterborough, UK
"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, UK
"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, South Korea
"Open Secrets: Something Old, Something New, Redefining the Boundaries of the Art Collection," Imperial War Museum, London, UK
"Other Times: British Contemporary Art," City Art Gallery, Prague, Czech
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, USA
"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, UK
"Breathing the Water," Galerie Hauser & Wirth & Presenhuber, Zurich, Zurich, 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, USA
"In Light: Video Projections by Eight Contemporary Artists," Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada
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, UK / P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, USA
"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, 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, UK
"At Speed, with Sarah Morris," Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin, Germany
2001
"Tenth Anniversary Exhibition," 100 Drawings and Photographs, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York, USA
"Open Plan P3 – The Marathon," Alphadelta Gallery, Artio Gallery, Athens, Greece
"Presentness is Grace – Experiencing the Suspended Moment," Arnolfini Gallery, Bristol / Spacex Gallery, Exeter, UK
"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, USA
"Unreal Time Video," Fine Art Center, Korean Culture & Arts Foundation, Seoul, South Korea
"Deliberate Living," Greene Naftali Gallery, New York, USA
2000
"British Short Film Festival,", UCI Cinema, Leicester Square, London, UK
"Geographies (Darren Almond, Graham Gussin, Anri Sala)," Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris, France
"Apocalypse: Beauty and Horror in Contemporary Art," Royal Academy of Arts, London, UK
"Darren Almond, Mark Hosking," Kerstin Engholm Galerie, Vienna, Austria
"Inverse Perspectives," Edsvik, Sollentuna, Sweden
"Out There," White Cube2, London, UK
"Making Time: Considering Time as a Material in Contemporary Video and Film," Palm Beach Institute of Contemporary Art, Florida, USA
"Diary," Cornerhouse, Manchester, UK
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, USA
"So Far Away, So Close, Encore...Bruxelles," Espace Méridien, Brussels, Belgium
"Concrete Ashtray," Friedrich Petzel Gallery, New York, USA
"Common People," Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaundengo, Turin, Italy
1998
"UK Maximum Diversity," Galerie Krinzinger, Benger Fabrik Bregenz, Bregenz, Austria
"View Four," Mary Boone Gallery, New York, USA
"Hidden Desires And Images," Art Dynamics, Tayayo Lida, Tokyo, Japan
"Art Crash," Århus Kunstmuseum, Århus, Denmark
"Ray Rapp," Tz'Art & Co., New York, USA
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
1996
"Art & Innovation Prize," (winner), Institute of Contemporary Art, London, UK
"Something Else," Exmouth Market, London, UK
"A Small Shifting Sphere of Serious Culture," Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, UK
1993
Winchester Gallery, Winchester, UK
1992
"Southampton Quays," Southampton, UK

Selected Public Collections

Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, USA
Centre National des Arts Plastiques, Paris, France
Daimler Chrysler Contemporary, Berlin, Germany
DZ BANK Kunstsammlung, Frankfurt/Main, Germany
Elgiz Museum of Contemporary Art, Istanbul, Turkey
Fondation Beyeler, Basel, Switzerland
Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin, Italy
Fonds National d'Art Contemporain, Paris, France
FRAC Auvergne, Clermont-Ferrand, France
FRAC Haute Normandie, Sotteville-lès-Rouen, France
Government Art Collection, London, UK
Herzliya Museum of Art Sinclair House, Bad Homburg, Germany
Imperial War Museum, London, UK
Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel
Kramlich Collection, San Francisco, USA
La Coleccion Jumex, Ecatepec de Morelos, Mexico
Musée d'Art Contemporain de Montréal, Montréal, Canada
Museum Folkwang, Essen, Germany
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, USA
Museum of Modern Art,  New York, USA
Paine Webber Art Collection, New York, USA
Tate Gallery, London, UK
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, USA
The UBS Art Collection, Miami, USA
Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary, Vienna, Austria
Queensland Art Collection, Brisbane, Australia
Villa Merkel, Esslingen, Germany