Donald Urquhart  (Scottish, 1963) 

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Donald Urquhart Biography
  Lives and works in London
Selected Exhibitions
2008   50 Moons of Saturn, The Second Turin Triennale, Turin
2008   The Wizard of Oz, CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco
2008   Sack of Bones, Asia Song Society, New York
2008   What Are You Like?, Dulwich Picture Gallery, London, UK
2008   Plagues, performance commission, Studio Voltaire, London, Transmission Gallery, Glasgow (solo)
2008   Jack Hanley Gallery, Los Angeles (solo)
2008   Asia Song Society, New York (solo)
2007   52 Girls, Maureen Paley, London (solo)
2007   White Columns, New York (solo)
2007   Das Kapital: Blue Chips and Masterpieces, Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt am Main
2006   Le Retour De La Colonne Durutti, Isabella Bortolozzi, Berlin
2006   There's a wee girl at my school, Herald St, London (solo)
2006   No Axe To Grind, Jack Hanley Gallery, San Francisco (solo)
2005   Another Drama, Schnittraum, Cologne (solo)
2005   l’Entr’acte, Frieze Projects, Frieze Art Fair, London
2005   I still believe in miracles/Drawing Space (part I), Musée d'Art moderne de la Ville de Paris / ARC au Couvent des Cordeliers, Paris
2005   Inaugural, Herald St, London
2005   Herald St & The Modern Institute present, GBE Modern, New York
2005   Becks Futures, ICA, London
2005   Other People’s Projects, Herald St, London, White Columns, New York
2005   Consignia, Hiscox gallery, London
2004   The Black Album, Maureen Paley - Interim Art, London, November
2004   Publish & Be Damned, Cubitt, London
2004   Wolfgang Tillmans presents, Portikus, Frankfurt, Germany
2004   Concert in the Egg, The Ship, London
2004   Listen to the Wine, Millers Terrace, London (solo)
2003   The Beautiful Bend Story, Magnani, London (solo)
2003   A Present from the Zoo, Magnani. London (solo)
2003   Noel Noir, The Horse Hospital, London, Artangel Commission
2003   Bootleg, Spitalfields Market, London
Literature
2008   Donald Urquhart, dailyserving.com, 26 January 2008
2008   Martin, Francesca, Saatchi to unleash fresh band of Young British Artists at his new London gallery, The Guardian G2, 9 April 2008, p.29
2008   Potts, Rachel, Art and music now, Garageland, issue 7, 2008
2007   Kirwan-Taylor, Helen, The Painting’s on the Wall, ES Magazine, 29 June 2007, p.44
2007   Lack, Jessica, Donald Urquhart, The Guardian Guide, 8 September 2007, p.37
2007   Luke, Ben, Critic’s Picks, artforum.com, 20 September 2007
2007   Needham, Alex, Scotland: What’s the source of the black humor in Donald Urquhart’s work?, 032c, Winter 2007, p.30
2007   The Next Big Things, The Independent Magazine, June 2007, p.21
2007   MAP, March 2007
2007   Donald Urquhart: MAP Commission, MAP, Autumn 2007, pp.19-25
2007   Donald Urquhart: Yoko Ono, The P.i.X, March 2007
2007   Sumpter, Helen, Go behind the zines, Time Out, 25 July 2007, p.47
2007   Taylor, Craig, Are You Happy?, The Guardian: Weekend, 18 August 2007, p.61
2007   Thompson, Memei, Barnbrook & Urquhart: Sparky, total:spec, October 2007, p.129
2006   Bonacina, Andrew, Donald Urquhart: L’Entr’acte, Frieze Projects: Artists’ Comissions and Talks 2003-2005, 2006
2006   Cohen, Tobi, Gallery, Herald Street, High Life, British Airways in-flight magazine, January 2006, p78
2006   extracts from: D’Souza, Christa, Frieze Frame, Vogue, UK, January 2006, p116-131 (127, 130)
2006   Jacob, Sam, Consumed, Art Review, November 2006, p.37
2006   Under A Grand, Daily Telegraph, 28 March 2006
2006   A Present from the Zoo, Schnittraum (solo)
2006   The beautiful bend, Booklet No.4, 2006
2006   Top 100 Artists, Flash Art, October 2006, pp.68-69
2005   Allan, Vicky, Visionon, Sunday Herald Magazine, 07 April 2005
2005   Akbar, Arifa, Anti-Sensation! Artist’s ‘discreet and quiet’ work wins £26,000 Beck’s Futures Prize, The Independent, 27 April 2005
2005   Anderson, Hephzibah, Beck’s Futures, Evening Standard, 21 March 2005
2005   Anderson, James, Brighter Future, Loaded Fashion, 31 March 2005
2005   Baram, Marcus, Fair Plays, Wall Street Journal, 23 September 2005
2005   Behrman, Pryle, Now you see it..., Galleries, 01 April 2005, p15
2005   Bones, Midget, Midget Bones Diary, Bizarre, June 2005, p35
2005   Blyth, Catherine, An Ideas Laboratory, The Times, 12 April 2005
2005   Comer, Stuart, Great and Hood, Artforum, 29 October 2005
2005   Cooper, Emmanuel, Shock and surprise are significant, Tribune, 15 April 2005
2005   Cooke, Lindy, Art, Sunday Telegraph, 13 March 2005
2005   Chadwick, Alan, ARTS News, Metro Scotland, 15 March 2005
2005   Charlesworth, JJ, Beck’s Futures, Modern Painters, May 2005
2005   Campbell-Johnston, Rachel, Laugh, cry, or try to get it, but it’s all acreative mess. The Times, 18 March 2005
2005   Curry, Hazel, Art Makes Scents, Sunday Times Style Magazine, 27 March 2005
2005   Cumming, Laura, Tales from a shanty town, Observer Review, 27 March 2005
2005   Cornwall, Tim, Scots artists miss out on Beck’s Futures prize, Scotsman, 27 April 2005
2005   Darwent, Charles, A Tidy Show Indeed, Independent on Sunday, 20 March 2005, p25
2005   Davies, Serena, Futures Imperfect, Daily Telegraph, 05 March 2005, p20
2005   De Wit, Amy, The New Contemptibles, London Line, 21 April 2005
2005   Donald, Ann, The Beautiful and the Dead. Scotland on Sunday, 16 January 2005
2005   extracts from: D’Souza, Christa, Frieze Frame, Vogue, UK, January 2006, p116-131 (127, 130)
2005   Eichler, Dominic, Donald Urquhart, Frieze, 01 June 2005, p147
2005   Grainger, Lisa, Meet at the Fair, Sunday Times Style, 16 October 2005
2005   Guner, Flsun, Calling the young at art, Metro, 21 March 2005
2005   Hacksworth, Nick, Playing to the Gallery, Evening Standard, 22 March 2005
2005   Hamlyn, Alexandra, What’s So Cool About Frieze, Kee Mag, September 2005
2005   Harrison, Eddie, Opportunity knocks, Metro Scotland, 24 May 2005
2005   Hedges, Ruth, Art Beat, The List Glasgow, 06 January 2005
2005   Horlock, Mary, The other art prize: it’s cabaret night for maverick minds, Financial Times, 31 March 2005
2005   Howe, Rupert, All the fun of the Fair, Carlos, September 2005, p18-22
2005   Kent, Sarah, Brewer’s Droop, Time Out, 30 March 2005
2005   Januszczak, Waldemar, ...Beck’s Futures shows what a mess the ICA is in... The Sunday Times Culture, 20 March 2005
2005   Jeffery, Moira, Where the creative misfits in Beck’s?, Glasgow Herald, 01 June 2005
2005   Jinman, Richard, Smell of success: Scented art up for prize. The Guardian, 16 March 2005
2005   Jones, Jonathan, The Black Album, The Guardian, 10 January 2005
2005   Jones, Jonathan, Visions of ‘emotional landscapes’ seduce Beck’s judges, The Guardian, 27 April 2005, p11
2005   Kennedy, Alexander, Beck’s Futures, The List, 09 June 2005
2005   Leitch, Luke, Graveyard with a scent of art’s richest award, Evening Standard, 15 March 2005
2005   Lubbock, Tom, Instant Culture, The Independent Review, 15 March 2005
2005   McCade, Fiona, Save the world: just add water, Sunday Times, 20 March 2005, p12
2005   Jabba’s up for top art award, South Wales Argus, 26 April 2005
2005   On the scent of an artistic puzzle, Independent, 18 March 2005
2005   Openinmg this week, Metro Life, 18 March 2005
2005   Pick n Mix, Attitude, March 2005, p106
2005   Pick of the month, Arena, 01 April 2005
2005   Six Scent Success in Richest Arts Awards, PA News, 26 April 2005
2005   Smell of success for Arts Prize Contender, Press Association, 15 March 2005
2005   Smell of Success, Gay Times, 01 May 2005
2005   Smell of Success, Wales on Sunday, 22 March 2005
2005   Sweet smell of art installation, Birmingham Express & Star, 16 March 2005
2005   Beck’s Futures, Metro Life, 08 April 2005
2005   Beck’s Futures 2005, artrepublic,com, 22 March 2005
2005   Beck’s Futures, iD, May 2005
2005   Budding art wins Beck’s award, Glasgow Herald, 27 April 2005
2005   Cosemeticvs International talks to Chris Sheldrake, perfumer, Quest International, Cosmetics International, 22 March 2005
2005   Fragrance for Beck’s, MAP, Issue 1 Spring 05, 01 April 2005
2005   Frieze Art Fair, Vernissage Gallerien, October 2005
2005   Hit List, The List, 13 June 2005
2005   Hunt for sweet smell of success, Sandwell West Mid Express & Star, 26 April 2005
2005   In the right place at the right time: The making of Frieze, International Herald Tribune, 22-23 October 2005
2005   Art Beat, The List, 12 May 2005
2005   Artist’s baffling work wins £26,000, Birmingham Post, 27 April 2005
2005   Artist’s big win, Aberdeen Press & Journal. 27 April 2005
2005   Art is out of this world, Wigan Evening Post, 26 April 2005
2005   Artist scents the wiff of success, Evening Standard, 01 April 2005
2005   Artist scents success in battle for prize - but he’s up against Jabba, Barnsley Star, 26 April 2005
2005   Awards and Shortlists, Art Review, February 2005
2005   Beautiful Bend, Attitude, 01 May 2005
2005   Beck’s Appeal, Design Week, 13 January 2005
2005   Beck’s Futures 2005, Scotland on Sunday, 29 May 2005
2005   Searle, Adrian, Say it with flowers, The Guardian, 22 March 2005
2005   Shannon, Sarah, A nose for novelty, Independent, 03 March 2005
2005   Stallwood, Oliver, Space Woman shoots down Jabba the Hutt, Metro London, 27 April 2005
2005   Swift, Simon, Beautiful Bender, The Pink Paper, 28 April 2005
2005   Urquhart, Donald, Top Ten: Donald Urquhart, ArtForum , September 2005, p108
2005   White, Ian, Art and film get spliced, Art Review, October 2005, p61-62
2005   Wright, Ben, The Big Frieze, The Business, 30 October 2005
2005   A Future Star, Evening Standard, 01 April 2005
2005   A nose for a picture, Soap Perfumary & Cosmetics, 09 April 2005
2005   Aktuell… Kunst-Shopping, Die Presse – Schaufenster, 22-28 October 2005, p42
2005   McDermott, Leon, Beck’s Futures, Metro Scotland, 01 June 2005
2005   McDermott, Leon, Beck’s Futures, Glasgow Herald, 26 May 2005
2005   Mottram, Jack, It’s not the winning, it’s the making art, Sunday Herald, 29 May 2005
2005   O’Reilly, Sally, The Black Album, Time Out, 12 January 2005
2005   Paterson, Toby, toby paterson on beck’s futures, bbc.co.uk, 21 March 2005
2005   Rifkind, Hugo, Whiff of success for artist with scent of the absurd, Sunday Times Scotland, 27 March 2005
2005   Sanchez, Alberto, Beck’s Futures 2005, Exit Express, March 2005
2005   Ulmer, Brigitte, Auf dem Kunstrasen, Bolero, September 2005, p74-75
2005   Visual Art, The List, 26 May 2005
2005   Where you’ll find us this week, Boyz, 12 March 2005
2005   £26,000 Prize for Artist who leaves critics ‘baffled’, PA News, 26 April 2005
2004   Andrew Hunt, Review, Frieze, November 2004
2004   Emily Pethick, Critics Picks, Artforum.com, September 2004
2004   Tillmans, Wolfgang, Wolfgang Tillmans on Donald Urquhart. Artforum, XLII Nº 5, January 2004, p139
2004   Miller, Phil, Dark art of Urquhart wins place on Becks prize shortlist. The Herald, 18 December 2004
2004   Turbulenz Protikus Projekte, 2004, p125
2004   Higgins, Charlotte, ICA unveils art prize shortlist, guardian.co.uk|Arts|news, December 17 2004
2004   Star Wars inspires art shortlist, bbc.co.uk|Entertainment|Arts, December 17 2004
2004   Edward, Rhiannon, Scots-based filmmaker shortlisted for the Beck’s Fututre art prize, The Scotsman, 18 December 2004
2004   Sherwin, Skye, Dig out your thinking cap and party frock, iD, April 2004, p68
2004   Noah, Sherna, Office Corridor Shortlisted for Richest Art Prize, scotsman.com, 16 December 2004
2004   Short List for Beck’s Futures 2005 Announced, artdaily.com, December 2004
2004   Brown, Jonathan, Beck’s Futures shortlist abandons the sensational for ‘more serious’ artworks, The Independent online edition, December 2004
2004   Beck’s Futures Shortlist Announced, artforum.com, December 2004
2004   Irving, Mark, I hate (and love) the ICA, December 2004
2004   Low, Valentine, Corridor shortlisted for arts prize, Evening Standard, December 2004
2004   Jabba slugs it out for £20.000, Metro, December 2004
2004   Higgins, Charlotte, ICA unveils art prize shortlist, The Guardian, December 2004
2004   Brooding on Beck’s, Design Week, December 2004
2003   Stern, Steven, Donald Urquhart. Frieze Art Fair Yearbook 2003-4, 17-20 October 2003
2002   O’Neill Alistair, A Present from the Zoo. Marmalade, Nº 1, February 2002