Mark Wallinger  (British, 1959) 


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Mark Wallinger Biography
1959   Born in Chigwell, UK
1977 - 1978   Loughton College
1978 - 1981   Chelsea School of Art, London
1983 - 1985   MA Course, Goldsmith's College, London
1998   Henry Moore Fellowship, British School at Rome
2001 - 2002   DAAD Artists Programme, Berlin
2002   Awarded Honorary Fellowship of the London Institute
2003   Awarded Honorary Doctorate at University of Central England
2007   Awarded Turner Prize
2009   Awarded Honorary Fellowship from Goldsmiths, University of London
  Lives and works in London
Selected Exhibitions
2011   Museum De Pont, Tilburg (solo)
2011   Southbank Centre Celebrates Festival of Britain, Southbank Centre, London
2011   Among Heroes: Pre-Images in Contemporary Art, Kunsthalle Nurnberg, Germany
2011   The Big Society, Galerie Valois, Paris
2011   Blink! Denver Art Museum, Colorado USA
2010   Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo (solo)
2010   Carlier Gebauer, Berlin (solo)
2010   Anthony Reynolds Gallery, London (solo)
2010   Freedom of Speech, Kunstverein Hamburg, Germany
2010   Made in Britain – Contemporary Art from the British Council Collection 1980 – 2010, Sichuan Provincial Museum, Chengdu / Xi’an Art Museum / Hong Kong Heritage Museum / Suzhou Art Museum
2010   Hope! Dinard Palais des Arts et du Festival, Dinard, France
2010   Let’s Dance, MAC/VAL, Vitry-sur-Seine, France
2010   Grand National, Vestfossen Kunstlaboratorium, Norway
2010   CUE: Artists’ Videos, Vancouver Art Gallery, Canada
2010   The Beauty of Distance: Songs of Survival in a Precarious Age, Biennale of Sydney, Australia
2010   Restless Empathy, Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, USA
2010   Face History, Anthony Reynolds Gallery, London
2010   A Horse Walks into a Bar…Castlefield Gallery, Manchester
2010   Cinema Amnesia, Çanakkale, Turkey
2009   British Subjects 1948-2000, Neuberger Museum of Art, New York
2009   Mark Wallinger Curates: The Russian Linesman, Hayward Gallery, London / Leeds Art Gallery, Leeds / Glynn Vivian, Swansea, Wales
2009   Only The Lonely, Anthony Reynolds Gallery, London
2009   2nd Athens Biennial, Heaven, Athens
2009   Contemporary Video Art; Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia
2009   This World and Nearer Ones, Creative Time, Governors Island, New York
2009   Inappropriate Covers, David Winton Bell Gallery, Brown University, Rhode Island
2009   5 Sculptures, Anthony Reynolds Gallery, London
2009   Angel, MMK Museum Fur Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt Am Main (solo)
2009   The British Pavilion at the Venice Biennale, Whitechapel Gallery, London
2008   State Britain, MAC/VAL, Vitry-sur-Sein, France (solo)
2008   Kunstmuseum Aarau, Switzerland (solo)
2008   Tales of Time and Space, Folkestone Triennial, Folkestone
2008   Selected Works by Gallery Artists, Anthony Reynolds Gallery, London
2008   Comme des Betes, Musee Cantonal des Beau-Arts, Lausanne
2008   On Time: The East Wing Collection VIII, The Courtauld Institute of Art, London
2008   Collection Videos & Films; Isabelle & Jean-Conrad Lemaitre, Kunsthalle zu Kiel, Germany
2008   History in the Making, A Retrospective of the Turner Prize, Mori Art Museum,
2007 - 2008   Turner Prize Exhibition, Tate Liverpool, UK
2007 - 2008   Stardust ou la dernière frontière, MACVAL, Vitry sur Seine, France
2007   Mark Wallinger, Kunstverein Braunschweig, Braunschweig (solo)
2007   The Human Figure Motion, Donald Young Gallery, Chicago (solo)
2007   Centre Pompidou, Paris
2007   The End, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
2007   Dark Mirror, Netherlands Media Art Institute/ Montevideo, Amsterdam
2007   Timer 01 intimita/ Intimacy, Fondazione La Triennale di Milano / Triennale-Bovisa, Milan
2007   Darkness, Visible, touring exhibition, Southampton City Gallery
2007   Kunstverein Braunschweig, Germany
2007   Skulptur Projekte Münster, Münster
2007   Sculpture Projects ´07, Münster
2007   Schmerz, Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin
2007   Carlier | Gebauer, Berlin (solo)
2007   State Britain, Tate Britain, London (solo)
2007   State Britain, Tate Britain, London (solo)
2007   The End, Carlier Gebauer, Berlin (solo)
2006   Choosing my religion, Kunstmuseum Thun, Switzerland
2006   Anthony Reynolds Gallery, London (solo)
2006   Threshold to the Kingdom, Convent of St. Agnes of Bohemia, National Gallery, Prague (solo)
2006   Protections, Kunsthaus Graz, Graz
2006   The Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation and British Art, Tate Britain, London
2006   Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Basel
2006   You’ll Never Know: Drawing and Random Interference, Harris Museum and Art Gallery, Preston; Glynn
2006   Vivian Art Gallery, Swansea; The Lowry, Salford; New Art Gallery, Walsall; Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery, Carlisle
2006   Human Game, curated by Francesco Bonami, Stazione Leopolda, Florence
2006   Une vision du monde, La Collection video d’ Isabelle and Jean-Contrad Lemaitre, La Maison Rouge, Paris
2006   China Art Gallery, Beijing. touring: Guandong Museum of Art, Guangzhou; Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai; The Three Gorges Museum, Chongqing
2006   New Mystics, Tenerife
2006   Crivelli’s Nail, Chapter Gallery, Cardiff
2006   Four Winds, Farnborough Business Park, Farnborough
2006   Responding to Rome 1995- 2005, Estorick Collection, London
2005   Museo de Arte Carillo Gil, Mexico City (solo)
2005   Easter, Hangar Bicocca, Milan (solo)
2005   W – E, Galerie Krinzinger, Vienna (solo)
2005   Variety, De La Warr Pavillion, Bexhill on Sea
2005   Rundlerwelten, Martin Gropius Bau, Berlin
2005   When Humour Becomes Painful, Migros Museum fur Gegenwartskunst, Zurich
2005   London Calling, Galleri Kaare Berntsen, Oslo
2005   The Experience of Art, Italian Pavillion, La Biennale di Venezia, Venice
2004   Sleeper, Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin (solo)
2004   Presence 4: Mark Wallinger, Speed Art Museum, Kentucky (solo)
2004   The Underworld, a new commission for the Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle-upon-Tyne (solo)
2004   Carlier Gebauer, Berlin
2004   Anthony Reynolds Gallery, London
2003   Christmas Tree, Tate Britain, London
2003   The Sleep of Reason, The Wolfsonian, Florida
2003   Via Dolorosa, Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus, Munich
2003   Spacetime, Carlier Gebauer, Berlin
2002   Cave, Millenium Forum, Derry
2002   Mark Wallinger – Seeing Things, Minoriten-Galerien im Priesterseminar, Graz
2002   Commission for Bloomberg Space, London
2002   Promised Land, Tensta Konsthall, Spanga, Sweden
2002   Ecce Homo, Glynn Vivian Art Gallery, Swansea
2001   Anna Schwartz, Melbourne
2001   No Man’s Land, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London
2001   Time and Relative Dimensions in Space, University Museum of Natural History, Oxford
2001   Cave, Milton Keynes Gallery, Milton Keynes/ Southampton City Art Gallery
2001   Mark Wallinger – British Pavilion, The 49th Venice Biennale 2001 text by Ralph Rugoff, The British Council, London
2000   Credo, Tate Gallery, Liverpool
2000   Galeria Laura Pecci, Milan
2000   Threshold to the Kingdom, The British School, Rome
1999   Lost Horizon, Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Basel
1999   Ecce Homo, The Fourth Plinth, Trafalgar Square, London
1999   Prometheus, Portikus, Frankfurt
1999   Mark Wallinger is Innocent, Palais des Beaux Arts, Bruxelles
1998   The Four Corners of the Earth, Delfina, London
1997   Dolly Fiterman Fine Arts, Minneapolis
1997   Dead Man’s Handle, Canary Wharf Window Gallery, London
1997   The Importance of Being Earnest in Esperanto, Jiri Svetzka Gallery, Prague
1997   God, Anthony Reynolds Gallery, London
2011   Mark Wallinger, ‘It took a while to earn his trust’, Guardian G2, 21 June
2011   Adrian Searle, ‘Yes, but is it drawing?’,, April
2011   Ben Luke, ‘Surreal World Captured in Perpetual Motion’, Evening Standard, April
2011   Ossian Ward, ‘Turkey: art, war, memory’, Time Out, February
2011   Mark Wallinger, ‘Alte Meister, Von Neuen Geliebt’, Monopol, January
2011   Harry Mount, ‘Turkish Time Travel’, The Spectator, 1 January
2010   Mark Wallinger, exhibition catalogue, essay by Sally O’Reilly, Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo
2010   Art, Activism and Recuperation, Concept Store #3, pub. by Arnolfini
2010   Martin Herbert, ‘Now See This’ Art Review, December
2010   Mark Wallinger, ‘Collages That Cut To The Quick’ The Independent, 3 December
2010   Rachel Spence, ‘Straits Ahead’, The Financial Times Life & Arts, 20-21 November
2010   Simon Schama, ‘The Beastliness of Modern Art’, Financial Times (Life & Arts), 16 & 17 October
2010   Dave Itzkoff, ‘British Artists Protest a Possible Cut in Government Funds’ The New York Times, 10 September
2010   Maev Kennedy, ‘Cinema with a view: Mark Wallinger makes history in Turkey’,, 9 July
2010   Gabriel Coxhead, ‘Mark Wallinger’, Time Out London, 24 June
2010   Richard Dorment, ‘Mark Wallinger at the Anthony Reynolds Gallery’, The Daily Telegraph, 15 June
2010   Kate Kellaway, ‘Portrait Of The Artist As A Revolving Pope’, The Observer, New Review, 6 June
2010   Rachel Campbell-Johnston, ‘Mark Wallinger and the big white horse’, The Times, 5 June
2010   Anthony Byrt, ‘Mark Wallinger’,, 1 June
2010   Alexandra Peers, ‘Mountaintop Art’, The New York Observer, 19 May
2010   Anna Altman, ‘Mark Wallinger’,, May
2010   Mark Wallinger, Artist’s special, The Guardian, 27 April
2009   Mark Wallinger, The Russian Linesman: Frontiers, Borders and Thresholds, exhibition catalogue, Hayward Publishing
2009   Hal Foster, ‘Precarious’ Artforum, December issue
2009   Yve-Alain Bois, ‘To Sing Beside’, October Magazine, Summer
2009   ‘This World and Nearer Ones’, Time out New York, 25 July
2009   Roberta Smith, ‘Public Art’, The New York Times, 2 July
2009   ‘This World and Nearer Ones’, Time Out New York, 25 June – 1 July
2009   Carol Vogel, ‘An Art-Covered Island’, The New York Times, 29 May
2009   Lucy Steeds, ‘Mark Wallinger curates: The Russian Linesman’, Art Monthly, April
2009   Lydia Slater, ‘Horsing About’, Evening Standard Magazine, 17 April
2009   Anthony Byrt, ‘The Russian Linesman’,, 7 April
2009   ‘Gigantic Animal News’, Art Monthly, March
2009   Deborah Orr, ‘Mark Wallinger’, The Independent Magazine, 14 March
2009   Laura Cumming, ‘Roll up, roll up, the circus is in town’, The Observer, 8 March
2009   Charles Darwent, ‘The Russian Linesman, Hayward Gallery, London’, The Independent, 22 February
2009   Joanna Pitman, ‘The Russian Linesman at Hayward Gallery, London SE1’, The Times, 21 February
2009   Ben Lewis, ‘Now you see it, now you don’t’, The Evening Standard, 18 February
2009   Tom Lubbock, ‘Spot the links’, The Independent, 17 February
2009   Alastair Sooke, ‘The jumble of an ordered mind’, The Daily Telegraph, 16 February
2009   Adrian Searle, ‘Let’s do the time warp again’, The Guardian, 16 February
2009   ‘Winning again by a brass neck’, The Sunday Times, 15 February
2009   Tim Adams, ‘Mark Wallinger’, The Observer, 15 February
2009   Paul Vallely, ‘Mane attraction’, The Independent, 14 February
2009   Richard Morrison, ‘Do we need serious art for serious times or serious fun?’, The Times, 14 February
2009   Ian Jack, ‘This horse isn’t so huge in Ebbsfleet’, The Guardian, 14 February
2009   Mark Hudson, ‘Mark Wallinger’s white horse is a winner’, The Telegraph, 12 February
2009   Jilly Cooper, ‘Did it have to be a horse?’, The Guardian, 12 February
2009   Peter Walker, ‘The man is a genius – there’s no question about it’, The Guardian, 12 February
2009   Melanie Reid, ‘It’s a racing cert this horse will be a winner’, The Times, 12 February
2009   Roy Strong, ‘Roy Strong, scourge of so much modern art, champions the wonder horse’, Daily Mail, 12 February
2009   ‘Wallinger’s horse chosen to be Ebbsfleet’s Angel of the South’, The Guardian, 10 February
2009   Fiona Macdonald, ‘Art that crosses the line’, The Metro, February
2009   Eva Scarrer, ‘Mark Wallinger, Aargauer Kunsthaus’, Artforum, January
2008   Mark Wallinger, edited by Madeleine Schuppli and Janneke de Vries, JRP/Ringier, Switzerland
2008   Folkestone Triennial, Tales of Time and Space, edited by Andrea Schlieker, The Creative Foundation
2008   The Speed Art Museum, Highlights From The Collection, The Speed Art Museum
2008   History In The Making: A Retrospective of The Turner Prize, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo
2008   Collection Video & Film, Isabelle & Jean- Conrad Lemaître, Kunsthalle zu Kiel, Kiel
2007   Schmerz, Nationalgalerie im Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin
2007   Schlaf & Traum, Deutsches Hygiene-Museum Dresden, Wellcome Collection London, Bohlau Verlag
2006   New Art on View, Sheila McGregor, Southampton City Art Gallery
2006   Belief, Singapore Biennale 2006 (cat.)
2006   Mark Wallinger, Une Vision du Monde la Collection Video d’Isabelle et Jean-Conrad Lemaitre, Paris (cat.)
2004   Photofinish, edited by Marco Delogu and Massimo Reale, Roma
2004   On Side, Centro de Artes Visuais, Coimbra
2004   The human condition The dream of a shadow, Barcelona Forum 2004 and Institut de Cultura de Barcelona – Museu d’Historia de la Ciutate de Barcelona (MHCB)
2003   Warum! Bilder diesseits und jenseits des Menschen, Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin
2003   Sanctuary – Contemporary Art and Human Rights, Gallery of Modern Art, Glasgow
2003   Micro/macro – British Art 1996-2001, text by Alex Farquharson, Mucsarnok Kunsthalle, Budapest
2002   THE GAP SHOW – Young Critical Art from Great Britain, Museum as Ostwall, Dortmund
2002   Ommegang-Circumflexion, Bruges
2002   Painting as a Foreign Language, Edifício Cultura Inglesa / Centro Brasileiro Britânico, Brasil
2002   Family, The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Connecticut
2002   Faux/Real, Borusan Art & Culture Centre, Istanbul
2001   Time and Relative Dimensions in Space text by Marco Livingstone, University Museum of Natural History / Ruskin School of Drawing and Fine Art, Oxford
2001   Mary Warnock and Mark Wallinger (Eds) Art for All? Their Policies and our Culture, Peer, London
2001   Mark Wallinger – British Pavilion, The 49th Venice Biennale 2001 text by Ralph Rugoff, The British Council, London
2000   Mark Wallinger - Prometheus Portikus Frankfurt am Main
2000   Mark Wallinger - Credo texts by Lewis Biggs, Ian Hunt and David Burrows, Tate Gallery Publishing, London
2000   Mark Wallinger - Ecce Homo texts by Mikhail Bulgakov and Adrian Searle, Vienna Secession, Vienna
1999   Mark Wallinger is Innocent, text by Pier Luigi Tazzi, Société des Expositions du Palais des Beaux-Arts de Bruxelles / Delfina, London
1999   Mark Wallinger - Lost Horizon, interview with the artist by Theodora Vischer, text by Andrew Wilson, Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Basel
1997   Mark Wallinger, text by Donald Kuspit, Dolly Fiterman Fine Arts, Minneapolis
1995   Mark Wallinger, text by Jon Thompson, Ikon Gallery, Birmingham / Serpentine Gallery, London
1995   The Turner Prize text by Virginia Button, Tate Gallery Publishing, London
1994   Mark Wallinger text by Jo Coucke, Deweer Art Gallery, Otegem