Biography

1971 born in Wigan, England
1993 Graduated (BAFA) Winchester School of Art
lives and works in London


Solo Shows

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“Darren Almond”, K21 Kunstsammlung im Ständehaus, Düsseldorf
”Darren Almond”, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York
“Live Sentence”, Lentos Kunstmuseum, Linz, Austria
“Darren Almond - The Guest, Schwebebahn”, Herzliya Museum of Art, Herzliya, Israel
“If I Had You”, Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin
“If I had you”, St. Johannes Evangelist Kirche, Berlin
“If I had you”, Fondazione Nicola Trussardi, Milan
“11 miles ….from Safety”, White Cube, London
“A”, Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin
“Night as Day”, Tate Britain, London
“at speed”, Darren Almond, Sarah Morris, Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin
“Coming Up for Air”, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York
“Darren Almond”, De Appel Foundation, Amsterdam
“Darren Almond”, Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin
“Darren Almond”, Kunsthalle Zurich, Zurich
“Transport Medium”, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York
“Geisterbahn”, The Approach, London
“Darren Almond. Traction”, Chisenhale Gallery, London
“Darren Almond”, Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin
“Darren Almond”, The Renaissance Society, Chicago
“Darren Almond”, (Institute of Contemporary Arts/Toshiba Art & Innovation Commission), Institute of Contemporary Arts, London
“KN120”, Great Western Studios, London
Crawford Art College, Cork, Ireland



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“en attente”, Casino Luxemburg – Forum d’Art Contemperain, Luxembourg
“Universal Experience: Art, Life, and the Tourist’s Eye”, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
“En / Of ”, Museum Kurhaus Kleve, Kleve, Germany
“Bidibidobidiboo”, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin, Italy
“ECLIPSE – Towards the edge of the visible”, White Cube, London
“After Images”, Neues Museum Weserburg, Bremen, Germany
“Heißkalt - Aktuelle Kunst aus der Sammlung Scharpff ”, Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, Stuttgart
Busan Biennale, Busan City Hall, Busan
“Witness”, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney
“Open Secrets. Something Old, Something New: Redefining The Boundaries of The Art Collection”, Imperial War Musem, London
“Other Times. British Contemporary Art”, City Art Gallery, Prague
“Die Neue Kunsthalle III: materiell – immateriell”, Kunsthalle Mannheim, Germany
“Imagination. Perception in Art”, Kunsthaus Graz, Graz, Austria
“Skulptur Biennale Münsterland 2003”, Muensterland, Germany
“Video Time”, Green on Red Gallery, Dublin
“Outlook International Art Exhibition”, Athens
“Game Over”, Grimm / Rosenfeld, Munich
“In Light”, Art Gallery of Ontario, Ontario, Canada
“Witness“, Barbican Art Gallery / The Curve Gallery, London
“Melodrama”, MARCO, Vigo, Spain
“Sommercontemporaryart”, Herzliya Museum, Tel Aviv
“The breathing Water”, Galerie Hauser & Wirth & Presenhuber, Zurich
“Darren Almond Lyle Perkins”, Public Art Developement Trust, The National Theatre, London
“Lila, weiß und andere Farben”, Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin
“Melodrama Artium Centro”, Museo Vasco de Arte Contemporáneo, Spain
“Happy Outsiders from London and Scotland”, Zacheta Gallery, Warsaw
“Casino 2001”, SMAK and Bijlokenmuseum, Ghent
“Nature in Photography”, Galerie nächst St. Stephan, Vienna
2nd Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art, Berlin
“Tracking”, Kent & Vicki Logan Gallery, California Collage of Arts and Crafts, Oakland, California
“Deliberate Living”, curated by Sima Familant, Greene Naftali Gallery, New York
“Inverse Perspectives”, Edsvik, Sollentuna, Sweden
“Geographies: Darren Almond, Graham Gussin, Anri Sala”, Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris
“Out There”, White Cube², Hoxton Square, London
“Making Time: Considering Time as a Material in Contemporary Video & Film”, Palm Beach Institute of Contemporary Art, Palm Beach, Florida
“Diary”, Cornerhouse, Manchester
“Darren Almond Mark Hosking”, Kerstin Engholm Galerie, Vienna
“Apocalypse”, Royal Academy of Arts, London
“Sleeping Waters”, Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris
“Chronos & Cairos”, Museum Fridericianum, Kassel, Germany
“Seeing Time”, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco
“So Far Away, So Close”, Encore...Bruxelles, Espace Méridian, Brussels
“Concrete Ashtray”, Friedrich Petzel Gallery, New York
“Common People”, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaundengo, Turin, Italy
“UK Maximum Diversity”, Galerie Krinzinger, Benger Fabrik Bregenz, Bregenz, Austria
“View Four”, Mary Boone Gallery, New York
“Hidden Desires and Images”, Art Dynamics, Tayayo Lida, Tokyo
“Ray Rapp”, Tz’Art & Co., New York
“Art Crash”, Arhus Kunstmuseum, Arhus, Denmark
“A Print Portfolio from London”, (Ridinghouse/Booth Clibborn Editions), Atle Gerhardsen, Oslo
“Delta”, Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris
“Hospital”, Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin
“Sensation. Young British Artists from the Saatchi Collection”, Royal Academy of Arts, London; Hamburger Bahnhof, Museum für Gegenwart, Berlin
“Art & Innovation Prize”, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London
“Something Else”, Exmouth Market, London
“A Small Shifting Sphere of Serious Culture”, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London
Winchester Gallery, Winchester
Southhampton Quays, Southhampton 


Public Collections

The Kramlich Collection, San Francisco
The Rubell Family Foundation, Miami
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York



Awards

1997 "Toshiba Art & Innovation Award", Institute of Contemporary Arts, London



Bibliography


Catalogues


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“Cream 3”, Contemporary Art in Culture, text by Hazma Walker, London / New York.
“11 miles...from Safety”, White Cube, London.
“Darren Almond”, catalogue, Kunsthalle Zurich, Zurich.
“Diary”, Cornerhouse, Tony Godfrey (ed.), Manchester.
“Making Time. Considering Time as a Material in Contemporary Video & Film”, Palm Beach Institute of Contemporary Art, Amy Cappellazzo/ Peter Wolle (ed.), Palm Beach, Florida.
“Seeing Time: Selections from the Pamela and Richard Kramlich Collection”, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, David Ross/ Robert Riley/ Marita Sturken/ Chrissy Iles (ed.), San Francisco.
“Chronos und Kairos”, Museum Fridericianum, Martin Glaser/ Rene Block (ed.), Kassel.
“So Faraway So Close”, Espace Meridien, Michael Tarantino (ed.), Bruxelles.
“Common People. Arte Inglese Tra Fenomeno e Realta”, Fondatione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo Per l’Arte, Francesco Bonami (ed.), Torino.
“UK Maximum Diversity”, Galerie Krinzinger, Brian Muller (ed.), Vienna.
“Hospital”, Galerie Max Hetzler, Delta Morris (ed.), Berlin.
“Sensation. Young British Artists From The Saatchi Collection”, Royal Academy of Arts, Norman Rosenthal/ Richard Shone/ Martin Jardin/ Lisa Maloney (ed.), London.
“Delta”, Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Francesco Bonami (ed.), Paris.
 

Articles

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“Darren Almond”, www.eyestorm.com, 02.12.
Jens E. Senewald, “Skulptur-Biennale”, in: Kunst-Bulletin, 9, September.
“Darren Almond”, in: kultureflash, 42, 22.04.
John Slyce, “Darren Almond - Transport Medium”, in: Flash Art, January-February.
Matthias Vogel, “Wege zum Unfassbaren. Darren Almond in der Kunsthalle Zürich”, in: Neue Zürcher Zeitung, 14./15.04.
Katarina Holländer, “Der Bus nach Auschwitz”, in: Tachles, 13.04.
Barbara Basting, “Kopfreisen, Körperballett, Kamerafahrten”, in: Tages-Anzeiger, 07.04.
Niklaus Oberholzer, “Nach Geschichten graben”, in: Neue Luzerner Zeitung, 04.04.
Jan Avgikos, “Darren Almond. Matthew Marks Gallery”, in: Artforum, Dec., p. 145-6.
“Darren Almond. The Approach / Chisenhale Gallery”, in: Artforum, Sept., p. 185-6.
“Darren Almond. Chisenhale / The Approach”, in: Flash Art, 213, summer.
Patricia Grzonka, “Almond, Hosking. Britische Provokation als politisches Statement”, in: Profil, 26, p. 167.
Johanna Hofleitner, “Ausgestellt in Wien”, in: Die Presse, 24.07.
Claudia Aigner, “Galerie Engholm. Hosking, Almond. Der Kampf ums Überleben”, in: Wiener Zeitung, 20.07.
“What’s on in Austria”, in: Austria Today, 04.07.
Nicole Scheyerer, “Kunst Kurz”, in: Falter, 27.
Nicole Scheyerer, “Wienlexikon – Empfohlen”, in: Falter, 26.
Nicole Scheyerer, Wienlexikon – Kunstkalender - Empfohlen: „Darren Almond, Mark Hosking,“ in: Falter, 25.
“Watchlist – Ausstellung Wien”, in: Der Standard, 11.06.
Johanna Hofleitner, “Ausgestellt in Wien”, in: Die Presse, 08.06.
Michaela Knapp, “Up2Date – Opening Darren Almond und Mark Hosking”, in:
Die Presse, 08.06.
“Watchlist – Ausstellung Wien: Repolitisierung. Ein britischer Beitrag mit Darren Almond und Mark Hosking”, in: Der Standard, 08.06.
Louisa Buck, “UK Artist Q & A. Darren Almond”, in: The Art Newspaper, 101, March.
Daniel Birnbaum, “Openings. Darren Almond”, in: Artforum, XXXVIII, 5, January.
Oliver Bennett, “2000 Millennium Arts special”, in: The Independent magazine, 01.01., p. 3, 26.
Katy Siegel, “1999 Carnegie International. Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh”, in: Artforum, January, p. 105-6.
Michelle Grabner, “Darren Almond. The Renaissance society, Chicago May 6-June 20, 1999”, in: Art & Text, 67, November 1999/January 2000.
Martin Herbert, “Darren Almond”, in: Camera Austria, 67, p. 38-49.
Alan Artner, “Time passes slowly, noisily towards death”, in: Chicago Tribune, 17.06.
“Scar Trek”, in: Artforum, May.
Kate Bush, “Doing Time”, in: Frieze Magazine, 42, September-October, p. 72-5.
Gilda Williams, in: Art in America, September.
Gilda Williams, “Darren Almond at the ICA”, in: Art in America, December.
Gilda Williams, in: Art & Text, 58, summer, p. 99-100.
Martin Herbert, „Doing Time“, in: Dazed and Confused, 29, p. 79-81.
Sarah Kent, „Darren Almond. White Cube“, in: Time Out, 26.02. - 05.03., p. 80.
Maria Alvarez, „ An artist whose work is Industrial Strengh“, in: Telegraph Magazine, February.