Angus Fairhurst

ANGUS FAIRHURST 1966-2008

1966

Born in Kent

1985-86

Canterbury Art College, Kent

1986-89

Goldsmith's College, London



Solo Exhibitions

2010

Sadie Coles HQ, London, M Museum, Leuven, Belgium

2009

Waddesdon Manor, Buckinghamshire, UK Angus Fairhurst, Arnolfini, Bristol, UK

2008

Angus Fairhurst, Sadie Coles HQ, London, UK

2006

Angus Fairhurst, Grimm Fine Art, Amsterdam ,Unwit, Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York (NY), USA

2005

Notnot, 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 Vilaça, SPaolo, Brazil

In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida (with Sarah Lucas and Damien Hirst), Tate Britain, London, UK (cat.)

2002

Angus Fairhurst, Alphadelta Gallery Artio Gallery, Athens, Greece

2001

This Does Not Last More Than One Second, Spacex Gallery, Exeter, UK, More or Less Angus Fairhurst, Sadie Coles HQ, London, UK

Angus Fairhurst More or Less, China Art Objects Gallery, Los Angeles (CA), USA, 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 (cat.) and Kunsthalle St.Gallen, St Gallen, Switzerland

1998

The Missing Link, Sadie Coles HQ, London, UK, Standing Stock Still, Anton Kern Gallery, New York (NY), USA

Odd-Bod Photography (with Sarah Lucas), Sadie Coles HQ, London and Kolnischer Kunstverein, Cologne, Germany

1997

Stand Still and Rot, Contemporary Fine Arts, Berlin, Germany

1996

Low Lower Lowest, Jay Jopling/White Cube, London, UK, The Artist Has Left (with Lothar Hempel), Anton Kern Gallery, New York (NY), USA

A Cheap and Ill-fitting Relationship, Paul Andriesse Gallery, Amsterdam, A False Dawn On The Road To Personal And Artistic Freedoms,

Ridinghouse Editions, London, UK

1994

Gallery Connections, Karsten Schubert Ltd., London, UK, Drawings and Cartoons, 71 Hartham Road, London, UK

1993

All Evidence of Man Removed, Karsten Schubert Ltd., London, UK

1992

Man Abandoned by Space, Galerie Analix, Geneva, Switzerland (cat.), Etats specifiques, Musee des Beaux-Arts Andre Malraux, Le Havre, France (cat.)

1991

Some Went Mad, Some Ran Away, Karsten Schubert Ltd., London, UK

1990

You in Mind, Karsten Schubert Ltd., London



Selected Group Exhibitions

2010

Undone: Making and Unmaking in Contemporary Sculpture, Henry Moore Institute, Leeds, UK, Crucible, Gloucester Cathedral, Gloucester, UK

Yesterday will be Better, Aargauer Kunsthaus, Aarau, Switzerland, Rude Britannia: British Comic Art, Tate Britain, London

Grand National, Vestfossen Kunstlaboratorium, Norway, Contemporary Kent Printmakers, School of Arts Jarman Building, Kent University, UK

Art, curated by Michael Craig-Martin, Galerie Haas & Fuchs, Berlin, 25 Reasons We Still Need Superman, Video Art Touring Festival, Sarai CSDS, New Delhi; Hong Kong Arts Centre, Hong Kong

Walls are Talking, Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester

2009

Creatures, Londonewcastle Project Space, 28 Redchurch Street, British Subjects: Identity and Self-Fashioning 1967-2009, Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase College, Purchase (NY), USA

Passports. In Viaggio Con l'Arte, Milan, Italy, In Between the Lines: Recent British Drawings, Trinity Contemporary, London, UK

Time Out Beijing Video art festival, Beijing, touring to Shanghai, Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, Bangalore, Mumbai, Dubai and Tokyo Contemporary Eye: Material Matters, Pallant House Gallery, Chichester, UK Vlassis Caniaris. In Contrapunto, National Bank of Greece Cultural Foundation, MIET, Athens, Greece Nudes, Galeria Fortes Vilaca, Sao Paulo, Brazil Compass in Hand: Selections from The Judith Rothschild Foundation Contemporary Drawings Collection, Museum of Modern Art, New York (NY), USA

2008

Sterling Stuff, Kings Palace Gallery, London, UK You dig the Tunnel, I'll Hide the Soil, White Cube Hoxton, London, UK

2006

Nothing but Pleasure, Bawag Foundation, Vienna, Austria, Prints, Sadie Coles HQ, London, UK
Implosion: 10th Anniversary Exhibition, Anton Kern Gallery, New York (NY), USA, Dada's Boys, The Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

Survivor, Bortolami Dayan, New York, Dark, Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

In the darkest hour there may be light: Works from Damien Hirst's Murderme Collection, Serpentine Gallery, London, UK

All the Best: The Deutsche Bank Collection & Zaha Hadid, Singapore Art Museum, Singapore, China (cat.), Under Construction, The Shore Institute of the Contemporary Arts, Long Branch (NJ), USA

2005

Bazar de Ver, Galeria Fortes Vilaça, SPaolo, Brazil, Cross Section, Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York (NY), USA

Threshold, MW Projects, London, UK, Vertigo, Sudeley Castle, Winchcombe, Gloucestershire, UK, Y[oung] B[ritish] A[rtists] Criss-Crossed, Galleri Kaare Bernsten, Oslo, Norway

Out of the Melting Pot, Dexia Banque Internationale à Luxembourg, Luxembourg, Looking at Words, Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York (NY), USA, Threshold, Max Wigram Gallery, London, UK

Nieuwe Edities, Grimm Fine Art, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2004

Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy, London, UK (cat.), Collage, Bloomberg SPACE, London, UK

Incommunicado, City Art Centre, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK, 57th Aldeburgh Festival, Contemporary British Sculpture at Snape (Angus Fairhurst, Damien Hirst, Sarah Lucas), Snape, UK

Drunkenmasters (Angus Fairhurst, Liam Gillick, Cerith Wyn Evans), Galeria Fortes, Vilaça, SPaolo, Brazil, In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida (with Sarah Lucas and Damien Hirst), Tate Britain, London, UK (cat.)

2003

Trickfilm, Buchmann Galerie, Cologne, Germany, Sterling Stuff: Fifty Sculptors, Sigurjon Olafsson Museum, Reykjavik and Royal Academy of Arts, London, UK

In Retrospect: Thirty Sculptors, Gallery Pangolin, Chalford, UK

2002

Sterling Stuff: Fifty Sculptors, Gallery Pangolin, Chalford, UK, Generator, Spacex Gallery, Exeter, UK

Iconoclast: Beyond the Image Wars, ZKM, Karlsruhe, Germany (cat.), `Why Bother?' The Burger King Exhibition, Burger King, London, UK (cat.)

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, Ireland

2001

Casino 2001, S.M.A.K. Gent, Belgium (cat), Open Plan P3 The Marathon (curated by Sofia and Dimitria Vamiali), Alphadelta Gallery Artio Gallery, Athens, Greece (cat.)

Animations, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, New York (NY), USA, Alternative Currents, The Mac, McKinney Avenue Contemporary, Dallas (TX), USA

Century City: Art and Culture in the Modern Metropolis, Tate Modern, London, UK (cat), Lens and Paper the Beauty of Intimacy, Gemeentemuseum, The Hague and tour to Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden and Museum Haus am Waldsee, Berlin, Germany (cat.)

2000

Apocalypse, The Royal Academy, London, UK (cat.), Video-vibe, British School in Rome, Rome, Italy (cat.)

00, Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York (NY), USA (cat.), Body Beautiful, Galerie Jennifer Flay, Paris, France

Puerile 69: Angus Fairhurst, Michael Landy, Sarah Lucas, Gillian, Wearing, The Living Art Museum, Reykjavik, Iceland (cat.)

About Collage, Tate Liverpool, Liverpool, UK (cat.), Sanssouci Oder: Die Kunst Der Entsorgung, Badischer Kunstverein, Karlsruhe, Germany (cat.)

The Anagrammatical Body, ZKM Centre for Media Art and Technology, Karlsruhe, Germany, Sex and the British, Galerie Thaddeaus Ropac, Salzburg, Austria and Paris, France

Hoxton HQ, Sadie Coles HQ at Hoxton House, London, UK, Psycho, Art and Anatomy, Anne Faggionato, London, UK

1999

Art Lovers, Liverpool Biennial, Liverpool, UK, Gallery Swap, Sadie Coles HQ at Contemporary Fine Arts, Berlin, Germany

The Anagrammatical Body, Neue Landesmuseum, Graz, Austria, HIRST FAIRHURST HUME COVENTRY QUINN, Helly Nahmad Gallery, London, UK

1998

Thinking Aloud, Kettle's Yard, Cambridge and tour to Camden Arts Centre, London, UK (cat.) Maximum Diversity, Galerie Krinzinger in den Benger Fabrik,

Bregenezand Atelierhaus der Akademie der Bildenden Kunste,Vienna, Austria (cat.)

Crossings, Kunst Zum Horen und Sehen, Kunsthalle, Vienna, Austria (cat.) (touring exhibition)

1997

Dimensions Variable, British Council Touring Exhibition (cat.) Package Holiday, Hydra Workshops, Hydra, Greece (cat.)

Painting, Photography, Drawing, Anton Kern Gallery, New York (NY), USA, Contemporary British Drawings, Sandra Gering Gallery, New York (NY), USA and

Galerie Paul Andriesse, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Other Men's Flowers, The British School in Rome, Rome, Italy

From Figure to Object, Karsten Schubert Ltd. and Frith Street Gallery,London, UK (cat.)

1996

Plastic, Arnolfini Gallery, Bristol and tour to Walsall Museum and Art Gallery, Walsall, UK (cat.)

Full House, Kunstmuseum, Wolfsburg, Germany, Domestic Violence, Rhona Hoffmann Gallery, Chicago (IL)

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 (MI), touring to Contemporary Art Museum, Houston (TX), USA (cat.)

Corpus Delicti, Portalen, Copenhagen, Denmark (cat.)

1994

Karaoke Football, Portikus No 58, Frankfurt am Main, Germany, Some Went Mad, Some Ran Away, Serpentine Gallery, London, UK, touring

to Nordic Arts Centre, Helsinki; Kunstverein, Hanover, Germany; Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago (IL), USA (cat.)

Not Self Portrait, Karsten Schubert Ltd., London, UK

1993

Privacy, Opos, Milan, Italy (cat.) Other Men's Flowers, Factual Nonsense, London, UK

1992

Twenty Fragile Pieces, Galerie Analix, Geneva, Switzerland (cat.)

Etats Specifiques, Musée des Beaux Arts, Le Havre, France (cat.)

Mat Collishaw, Angus Fairhurst, Abigail Lane, Viafarini, Milan, Italy (cat.)

1991

Gambler, Building One, London, UK (cat.)

Modern Medicine, Building One, London, UK (cat.)

1988

Freeze, PLA Building, London, UK (cat.)



Performances

2001

, Kunsthalle St. Gallen, Switzerland

, Exeter Phoenix

1999

Lowest Expectations, The Scala, London, UK

Lowest Expectations, British Council, Cologne, Germany

Lower Expectations, Ursula Bickle Stiftung, Kraichtal, Germany

1998

Low Expectations, BuroFriedrich, Berlin, Germany

Low Expectations, Flex, Vienna, Austria

1997

Top Ten Expectations, ICA, London, UK

Low Expectations, Cable Factory, Helsinki

1996

Low Expectations, Dean Street, London, UK

Lexopewctations, Anton Kern Gallery, New York (NY), USA

1995

Low Expectations, Brixton Academy, London, UK

Low Expectations, 56a Clerkenwell Road, London, UK

Angus Fairhurst

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