John Isaacs  (British, 1968) 


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John Isaacs, What lies behind what lies before


John Isaacs
What lies behind what lies before

John Isaacs, The frightened gods of fortune


John Isaacs
The frightened gods of fortune

John Isaacs, To do to you again what was done before


John Isaacs
To do to you again what was done before

John Isaacs, If Not Now Then When


John Isaacs
If Not Now Then When

John Isaacs, Glass Eye Glass Soul


John Isaacs
Glass Eye Glass Soul

John Isaacs, Installation view


John Isaacs
Installation view
Galerie Haas AG Zürich
John Isaacs, The architecture of empathy


John Isaacs
The architecture of empathy

Galerie Haas AG Zürich
John Isaacs, Ngorongoro


John Isaacs

Galerie Haas AG Zürich
John Isaacs, Encyclopedia


John Isaacs

Galerie Haas AG Zürich
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John Isaacs, I am happy because everyone loves me (...) (portfolio of 6)


John Isaacs
I am happy because everyone loves me (...) (portfolio of 6), 2001


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John Isaacs, Snake


John Isaacs
Snake, 1993


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John Isaacs, I am happy because everyone loves me... (suite of 6)


John Isaacs
I am happy because everyone loves me... (suite of 6), 2001


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1968   Born - Lancaster UK
1987 - 1988   Exeter University Bsc Biology (incompleted)
1990   Ecole des Beaux Artes Dijon
1988 - 1991   Cheltenham Art College Ba(hons) Fine Art
1991 - 1993   University College London Slade School of Art MA Sculpture
1996   Boise Travel Scholarship
1999   Imperial College London Artist in Residence
2005   Guest lecturer at the Getty Foundation, Los Angeles, USA
  lives and works in Berlin
2013   Babel, Botanique, Brussels
2013   Babel, Botanique, Brussels
2013   Signs of the Times, Carré Sainte-Anne, Montpellier, France
2013   Flesh Reality, Point Zero, London
2013   The name is Burroughs − Expanded Media, Sammlung Falckenberg, Deichtorhallen Hamburg
2013   Wonderful – Humboldt, Krokodil & Polke, Die Olbricht Collection, Me Collectors Room, Berlin
2013   Glasstress: White Light/White Heat, Collateral Event of the 55th International Art Exhibition La Biennale di Venezia
2013   UndeREALisme, Centre d'Art Contemporain, Perpignan, France
2013   Kaboom!, Weserburg, Museum für moderne Kunst, Bremen
2013   The architecture of empathy, Travesia Cuatro, Madrid (solo)
2012   The hand that rocks the cradle, Galerie Michael Haas, Berlin (solo)
2012   Morbid Curiosity: The Richard Harris Collection, Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago
2012   Metamorphosis: The Transformation of Being, All Visual Arts, London
2012   Sculptors’ Drawings and Works on Paper, Pangolin London
2012   Alice im Wunderland der Kunst, Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg
2012   The Aspiration Factory, Aeroplastics Contemporary Gallery, Brussels
2012   Friends & Family, Kenny Schachter, Rove, London
2012   Het Gewichtige Lichaam, Museum Boerhaave, The Netherlands
2012   Documenta 13, The Worldly House, Kassel
2012   Face Off, Gallerie Gebr. Lehmann, Berlin
2012   The name is Burroughs - Expanded Media, ZKM, Museum für Neue Kunst, Karlsruhe
2012   The End, Jacob's Island Gallery, London, UK
2012   Voyage Voyage, Maison de l'Amerique Latine, Paris
2012   Artist´s Merchandising Art, Wonderloch Kellerland, Berlin, LA
2012   Kunstenfestival Watou, Watou, Belgium
2012   The End of Everything / A New Beginning, Larm Gallery, Copenhagen
2012   Till Rabus, Artiste Invité: John Isaacs, Gallery Une, Auvernier-Neuchâtel, Switzerland
2012   Gromiam - Les 20 ans de Groland, Miam, France
2012   Schriftuur/Scripture, De Bond, Bruges
2012   Babel, Palais des Beaux-Arts de Lille, France
2011   The closest I ever came to you, Aeroplastics Contemporary Gallery, Brussels (solo)
2011   Wax – Sensation in Contemporary Sculpture, GL Strand, Copenhagen
2011   Verschwende deine Jugend, Wendt + Friedmann Galerie, Berlin
2011   Tous Cannibales!, La Maison Rouge, Paris
2011   La Vallée Patibulaire, kuratiert von C. Bittermann, Berlin
2011   Human + The Future of our Species, Science Gallery, Dublin, Ireland
2011   WAX – Sensation in Contemporary Sculpture, KUNSTEN Museum of Modern Art, Aalborg, Denmark
2011   All Cannibals!, ME Collectors Room, Berlin
2011   Zwei Sammler: Thomas Olbricht und Harald Falckenberg, Deichtorhallen, Hamburg
2011   Berlin Klondyke, curated by Irmelin and Reinald Nohal, Odd Gallery, Dawson, Canada
2011   Bulbus oculi – my precious, Kunstruimte deWILLEM3, The Netherlands
2011   The Dicks & Bonus Material, Teapot Gallery, Cologne
2011   Sounds like Architecture, Castles of Poeke and Schuurlo, St Maria Aalter, Belgium
2011   Portraits de Collectionneurs – Jocelyne et Fabrice Petignat, Muro, Genf, Switzerland
2011   Dead Lines, Von der Heydt Kunsthalle, Wuppertal
2011   HabiteR / Collection Frac Midi-Pyrénées les Abattoirs, Toulouse
2011   Mémoires du futur, la collection Olbricht, La Maison Rouge, Paris
2011   Paradies, Wendt + Friedmann Gallery, Berlin
2010   Tears welling up inside, Wendt+Friedman Gallery, Berlin (solo)
2010   A perfect soul, OPA, Guadalajara, Mexico (solo)
2010   You are innocent in your dreams, Travesia Cuatro, Madrid (solo)
2010   Melodrama, MARCO, Vigo, Spain
2010   1910 Figur 2010, Georg Kolbe Museum, Berlin
2010   In fifteen minutes everybody will be famous, Tape Modern, Berlin
2010   Rude Britannia, Tate Britain, London
2010   The weighty body, Dr. Guislain Museum, Gent, Belgium
2010   Art Barter, HBC, Berlin
2010   Lebenslust & Totentanz. Olbricht Collection, Kunsthalle Krems, Austria
2010   Alchemy of Delusion, Aeroplastics, Brussels
2010   Vanitas: The Transience of earthly pleasures, All Visual Arts, London, UK
2010   berlinerzimmer #2, Galerie Bernd Kugler, Innsbruck, Austria
2010   Auf Leben und Tod – Der Mensch in Malerei und Fotografie, Wallraf-Richartz-Museum, Cologne
2010   Wallraf-Richartz-Museum, Cologne
2009   Let the golden age begin, Museum 52, London (solo)
2009   SAABSDPDJIMKRLCPSSSFWMW, Autocenter, Berlin, Innsbruck
2009   Natural Wonders, Baibakov Art Projects, Moscow, Russia
2009   Works on paper, Museum 52, London
2009   Transzendenz Inc., Hospitalhof, Stuttgart
2009   That’s all Folks!, Stadhallen, Bruges, Belgium
2009   Dream Time, Les Abattoirs, Museum of Modern Art, Toulouse
2009   Lynchmob, HBC, Berlin
2009   Mythologies, Haunch of Venison, London
2009   Distortion, Venice Biennale, Gervasuti Foundation, Venedig
2009   Wind in Athens/Möhren in Athen, Myllerou 27, Athens
2009   Fool´s Food, CAN, Centre d’Art Neuchâtel, Switzerland
2009   Eat Me – Drink Me, The Goss-Michael Foundation, Dallas, Texas
2009   Borderline Pleasure, Galerie Michael Janssen, Berlin
2009   Luxus - Ruhe - Wollust, Galerie Michael Schultz, Berlin
2009   Projection, Venice Film Festival, Gervasuti Foundation, Venedig
2009   Transzendenz Inc., Forgotten Bar, Berlin
2009   Tier-Werden Mensch-Werden, NGBK, Berlin
2009   Zaunkönig, Wendt+Friedmann Gallerie, Berlin
2009   Can birds fly?, Galerie Parisa Kind, Frankfurt
2008   Cathering Dust, Travesia Cuatro, Madrid (solo)
2008   Glass Eye...Glass Soul, Museum 52, New York (solo)
2008   Tell me, Witzenhausen Gallery, Amsterdam
2008   Gravity, Artium, Centro Museo Vasco de Arte Contemporáneo, Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain
2008   Deadly Serious, EXPRMNTL Galerie, Toulouse
2008   12 – Works on paper, Gallery Bernd Kugler, Innsbruck, Austria
2008   NéoFutur, Les Abattoirs, Museum of Modern Art, Toulouse
2008   Evolution, Max Lang Gallery, New York
2008   Paul Thek. Werkschau im Kontext zeitgenössischer Kunst, Collection Falckenberg, Hamburg
2008   Holy Smoke, Cokkie Snoei, Rotterdam
2008   Deadly Serious, Exprm´ntl Gallery, Toulouse
2008   Go for it!, Olbricht Collection (a sequel), Neues Museum Weserburg, Bremen
2008   Lustwarande 08 – Wanderland, Park de Oude Warande, Fundament Foundation, Tilburg, The Netherlands
2008   Everybody knows this is nowhere, Wendt+Friedmann Galerie, Berlin
2008   When fears become form, CAN, Centre d’Art Neuchâtel, Switzerland
2008   Nature is a Workshop, Turner Contemporary, Kent, UK
2007   You said you would always be there, Aeroplastics Contemporary Gallery, Brussels (solo)
2007   The supernatural world in which I am professionally involved, Invaliden 1, Berlin (solo)
2007   A perfect soul, Museum 52, London (solo)
2007   Mutatis, mutandis - Collection d’Antoine de Galbert, La Maison Rouge, Paris
2007   Say it isn’t so, Neues Museum Weserburg, Bremen
2007   Rocker’s Island. Olbricht Collection, Museum Folkwang, Essen
2007   Symbolism and Contemporary Art, Von der Heydt Museum, Wuppertal
2007   Wellcome Collection, The Wellcome Trust, London
2007   Sick. Between body and mind, Dr. Guislain Museum, Gent
2007   Fearful Objects, Kavi Gupta Gallery, Chicago
2007   Rare Essence, Aeroplastics, Brussels
2007   Paul Thek. Werkschau im Kontext zeitgenössischer Kunst, ZKM, Karlsruhe
2006   What is it that there is something and nothing, Museum 52, Basel (solo)
2006   Blessed are the Merciful, Kinz + Tillou Fine Art, New York
2006   Assemblage III, Museum 52, London
2006   Global Tour, W139, Amsterdam
2006   L’infinito dentro lo sguardo, Galleria d’Arte Moderna Palazzo Forti, Verona
2006   Absolumental, Les Abattoires, Toulouse
2006   Mankind. Story of a wound, S.M.A.K. Museum of Modern Art, Gent
2006   L’Homme-Paysage, Palais des Beaux Arts, Lille
2006   In the darkest hour there may be light, Serpentine Gallery, London
2005   Are you like me full of hope and full of fear, Museum 52, London (solo)
2005   Are you like me full of hope and full of fear, Feigen Contemporary, New York (solo)
2005   New Sculpture, Museum 52, London
2005   Les Grands Spectacles, Museum of Modern Art, Salzburg
2005   Boost in the Shell, De Bond, Bruges
2005   FRAKTALE IV, Palast der Republik, Berlin
2005   Oracle of Truth, Aeroplastics Contemporary Gallery, Brussels
2005   Chronic Epoch, Beaconsfield, London
2004   Other peoples lives, 20.21 Gallery, Essen (solo)
2004   Is more than this more than this, de Bond, Bruges (solo)
2004   Are we not the same you an I, Museum 52, London (solo)
2004   If not now then when, Gallery Judin, Zurich (solo)
2004   Without fear or reproach, Aeroplastics Contemporary Gallery, Brussels
2004   Blickverbindung, Produzentengalerie, Hamburg
2004   Mike Kelley – The Uncanny, Tate Liverpool
2004   Liverpool & Museum Moderner Kunst Ludwig, Vienna
2004   Bad Behaviour, Arts Council Collection National touring exhibition
2004   Pretty World, Aeroplastics Contemporary, Brussels
2004   Pretty World, Aeroplastics Contemporary, Brussels
2004   The Ten Commandments, Stiftung Deutsches Hygiene-Museum, Dresden
2004   Terror, Beaconsfield, London
2004   L’intime, Behind closed doors, La Maison Rouge, Paris
2004   Animals, Haunch of Venison, London
2004   De leur temps. Collections privées Francaises, Musée des Beaux-Arts, Tourcoing
2004   Dreamscapes, Aeroplastics Contemporary Gallery, Brussels
2003   Melodrma, MARCO, Vigo
2003   STOP!, South Bank, London
2003   Moving Energies # 01, Museum FolkWang, Essen
2003   The Human Zoo, Hatton Gallery, Newcastle
2003   Entranced, VTO London
2003   Real by Reel, Wouter Van Leeuwen Gallery, Amsterdam
2003   Bad Behaviour, Arts Council Collection National touring-exhibition, various locations
2003   Without fear and reproach, Witte Zaal, Ghent, Belgium, curated by Jerome Jacobs
2003   OPZIJ VAN HET KIJKEN, Watou, Belgium, curated by Jan Hoet & Michel Dewilde
2003   Female Turbulence, Aeroplastics contemporary , Brussels
2003   Flesh for fantasy, Palazzo delle Papesse Contemporary Art Centre in Siena (Abattoirs of Prato) ITALY
2003   Prime Time , Tri Postal - Lille 2004 , Lille , France
2003   Other peoples lives, 20.21 Gallery, Essen (solo)
2003   Encyclopedia Utopia, De Bond, Cultuur Centrum, Bruges, Belgium (solo)
2002   Voices from the id, Beaconsfield, London (solo)
2002   Dumb planets are round too, VTO, London (solo)
2002   Dumb planets are round too, Feigen Contemporary, New York (solo)
2002   Nausea - encounters with ugliness, Janogly Gallery, Nottingham
2002   Melodrama, Centro-Museo Vasco de Arte Contemporaneo & Palacio de los Condes de Gabia/Centro Jose Guerro, Granada
2002   Palacio de los Condes de Gabia/Centro Jose Guerro, Granada
2002   Ebenbilder, Museum Folkwang, Essen
2002   Iconoclash, ZKM, Karlsruhe
2002   Waschsern, George Kolbe Musuem, Berlin
2002   Kunst nach Kunst, Neues Museum Weserburg Bremen
2002   Nausea - encounters with ugliness, Janogly Gallery, Nottingham
2002   Magic, VTO London
2001   Sensational - the Saatchi Gift, Shrewsbury Museum
2001   Big Blue - Century City, Tate Modern, London
2001   Ohne Zogern - Sammlung Olbricht, Neues Museum Weserburg, Bremen
2001   Interaktionen- Natur & Architektur - SMAK, Stadt Borken, Germany
2001   Minimal Maximal, Chiba City Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto National Museum of Art, Japan
2001   Tattoo Show, Modern Art Inc., London
2001   Are you still mad at me, Reykjavik Museum, Harbour House,Iceland (solo)
2001   Voices from the id, Aeroplastics contemporary, Brussels (solo)
2000   The Turning Point, ArtLab Gallery, Imperial College Residency, London (solo)
2000   The Diary of a Loner, 20.21Gallery, Essen (solo)
2000   Katastrophen und Desaster, Museum FolkWang Essen
2000   See for yourself, Peterborough Museum and Gallery
2000   Include me out, Unit 6, London
2000   Art Unlimited, Basel Art Fair, Switzerland
2000   Spectacular Bodies, Hayward Gallery, London
2000   The disasters of War, KW, Berlin
1999   The Diary of a Loner, Chapter Arts Center, Cardiff (solo)
1999   News from the Endangered Museum, Wilhelmshoe, Ettlingen
1998   Total 8 Project, Total Musem, Seoul, Korea
1998   The Incomplete History of Unknown Discovery, 20.21 Gallery Essen (solo)
1997   The Matrix of Amnesia, Imperial College, London (solo)
1997   URBANE LEGENDEN - LONDON, Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden
1996   Sick, 152c Brick Lane, London
1996   Post Script, Lisson Gallery, London
1996   Out of Space, Cole and Cole, Oxford
1996   Young British Artist's 6, Saatchi Gallery, London
1996   Road Works, Camden mix, London
1996   Lost for words, London
1995   Lost Property, W139 Gallery, Amsterdam & Great Western Studios, London
1995   Ideal Standard Summertime, Lisson Gallery, London
1994   Dirty Holes, Modern Art, London
1994   2B&I, Centro Cultural Salmeron, Madrid
1994   Something's Wrong, Tannery, London
1994   Hit and Run, London
1993   Wonderful Life, Lisson Gallery, London
1993   Outpost, multiple sites, Edinburgh
1993   Into the nineties, London
1993   Wish you were here, Kiings Cross, London