Clive Barker  (British, 1940) 


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Clive Barker Biography
1940   Born, Luton
1957 - 1959   Trained as a painter at Luton College of Technology and Art
1960 - 1961   Worked on the assembly line at Vauxhall Motors, Luton, for a period of fifteen months
1961   Moved to London
1965   Tutor at Maidstone School of Art
1966   First visit to New York
1993   The City of Luton commissioned Elephant for Luton
Selected Exhibitions
2008 - 2010   Unpopular Culture: Grayson Perry selects from the Arts Council Collection, touring exhibition, UK
2009   Clive Barker: Pop Now!, Whitford Fine Art, London
2008 - 2009   Supermarket Pop: Art & Consumerism, Wolverhampton Art Gallery
2008   Post-War to Pop, Whitford Fine Art, London
2008   Triptyque: Art Contemporain, Angers, France
2008   Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy of Arts, London
2006   Galerie Markus Winter, Berlin (solo)
2006   Whitford Fine Art, London (solo)
2005   in ‘British Pop’, Museo de Bellas Artes de Bilbao, Bilbao
2004   Arte e Arte, Galleria d’Arte Moderna, Bologna (solo)
2004   Pop Art UK: British Pop Art 1956-1972, the Galleria Civica and the Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Modena
2004   Art & the 60’s: This was Tomorrow, Tate Britain, London
2003   Whitford Fine Art, London, solo show to coincide with the publication of a catalogue raisonné.
2001   Pop Art: U.S./U.K. Connections 1956-1966, The Menil Collection, Houston
2000   Whitford Fine Art, London (solo)
1998   Modern British Art, Tate Gallery, Liverpool
1997   The Pop ‘60s: Transatlantic Crossing, Centro Cultural de Belem, Lisbon
1997   Pop Art, Norwich Castle Museum
1997   Les Sixties: Great Britain and France 1962-1973, The Utopian Years, Brighton Museum and Art Gallery
1995   Post-War to Pop, Whitford Fine Art, London
1993   The Sixties Art Scene in London, Barbican Art Gallery, London
1991   Pop Art, Royal Academy of Arts, London, Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid and Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal.
1987   Portrait drawings and sculptures, National Portrait Gallery, London
1986   Forty Years of Modern Art 1945-1985, Tate Gallery, London
1985   Boxes, Wolverhampton Art Gallery
1984   British Pop Art, Robert Fraser Gallery, London
1983   BlackWhite, Robert Fraser Gallery, London
1983   War Heads, Imperial War Museum, London
1981 - 1982   Retrospective exhibition at Sheffield City Art Galleries, touring Stoke, Eastbourne and Cheltenham.
1981   British Sculpture in the 20th Century, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London
1978   Felicity Samuel Gallery, London
1977   British Artists of the 60’s, Tate Gallery, London
1974   Anthony d’Offay, London (solo)
1973   Baukunst-Galerie, Cologne
1971   Baukunst Galerie, Cologne
1970   British Sculpture out of the Sixties, ICA, London
1969   Young and Fantastic, ICA, London
1969   Hanover Gallery (solo)
1969   Pop Art, Hayward Gallery, London
1968   Robert Fraser Gallery, London (solo)
1968   Works from 1956 to 1967 by Clive Barker, Peter Blake, Richard Hamilton, Jann Haworth and Colin Self, Robert Fraser Gallery, London
1968   British Artists: 6 Painters, 6 Sculptors, an exhibition circulated by the Museum of Modern Art, New York
1967   Tribute to Robert Fraser, Robert Fraser Gallery
1967   Englische Kunst, Galerie Bruno Bischofberger, Zurich.
1966   New Idioms, Robert Fraser Gallery, London
1964   118 Show, Kasmin Gallery, London
1961   Young Contemporaries, RBA Galleries, London
  An Jo FERMON and Marco LIVINGSTONE. Clive Barker. Sculpture. Catalogue raisonné 1958-2000. Milan, 2002.