Timeline

1947
Born in Samoa
1965
Attended Hornsey College of Art London
1967
Worked with Henry Moore
1970
MA Royal College of Art London
1975
Travelled to the USA and worked in New York
1979
Since 1979 lives and works in London
1971–1987
Teaches at Goldsmith´s College, University of London
2002
Appointed Master of the Ruskin School of Drawing and Fine Art, Oxford University, UK
2009
Professor at the Royal College of Art in London

Exhibitions

2010–2011
Richard Wentworth: Three Guesses, The Whitechapel Gallery, London
2006
Hände, Galerie Biedermann, Munich, Germany
2005
Richard Wentworth, Tate Liverpool, UK
2005
Still Life – Naturaleza muerta arte contemporanea britanico y peruano, Museu de Arte de Lima, Peru
2005
Raised awareness - curated by Bill Woodraw, Tate Modern, London, UK
2005
La sculpture dans l´espace, Musée Auguste Rodin, Hôtel Biron, Paris
2005
Centre of Gravity, Istanbul Modern, Turkey
1984–2005
Lisson Gallery, London (solo)
2004
Still Life e Natureza-Morta, Museu de Arte Contemporanea da Universidade de Sao Paolo, Brazil
2003
Walk Ways, University of South Florida, Contemporary Art Museum, Tampa, FL, USA
2003
Weltkunst Collection: Glad that things don´t talk, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland
2003
Independence, South London Gallery
2002
Sao Paolo Biennial, Brazil
2002
Utopie quotidiane - L´uomo e I suoi sogni nell´ arte dal 1960 ad oggi, PAC Padiglione d´Arte Contemporanea Milan, Italy
2001
The Language of Things, Kettle´s Yard, Cambridge, UK
2001
Double Vision, Galerie für zeitgenössische Kunst, Leipzig, Germany
2000
Galerie Biedermann, Munich, Germany (solo)
1999
Curates: Thinking Aloud, Cambridge, London, Manchester, UK
1997
Material Culture: The Object in British Art of the 1980s and 1990s, Hayward Gallery London
1997
Collected, British Museum London
1996
Little Differences: Richard Wentworth at Christ Church Picture Gallery, Oxford, UK
1996
Private View, Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle Durham, UK
1996
Life/Live, Musée d´art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Centro Cultural de Belem Lissabon, Portugal
1996
Cabines de Bain, Fribourg, Switzerland
1995
4th Istanbul Biennal, Turkey
1995
British Art of the 1980s & 1990s – works from The WeltKunst Collection, The Irish Museum of Modern Art Dublin, Ireland
1994
Arnolfini Gallery Bristol, UK (solo)
1994
Museum het Kruithuis, Stedelijk Museum voor Hedendaagse Kunst, Hertogenbosch, Netherlands (solo)
1994
Musée des Beaux Arts et de la Dentelle, Calais, France
1994
Conversation Pieces, Institute of Conteporary Art, Philadelphia, PA, USA
1993–1994
DAAD Fellowship Berlin
1993
The Serpentine Gallery, London (solo)
1993
Galerie Blancpain Stepczynski, Geneva, Switzerland (solo)
1993
Projets dans le batiment, Centre d´Art contemporain, Geneva, Switzerland (solo)
1993
British Sculpture from the Arts Council Collection, Arts Council Great Britain
1992
DAAD Award
1992
Kohji Ogura Gallery, Nagoya, Japan (solo)
1992
TAPKO, Copenhagen, Denmark (solo)
1992
The new British Sculpture: Selected Works from the Patsy R. and Raymond D. Nasher Collection, University of North Texas Art Gallery, Denton, TX, USA
1991
Galleria Franz Paludetto, Turin, Italy (solo)
1991
Mark Quint Gallery, San Diego, CA, USA (solo)
1991
Galleria Franz Paludetto, Turin, Italy (solo)
1991
Mark Quint Gallery, San Diego, CA, USA (solo)
1990–1991
Quint Krichman Projects, San Diego, CA, USA (solo)
1990–1991
Quint Krichman Projects, San Diego, CA, USA (solo)
1990
Biennal of Sydney, Australia
1990
Now for the Future, Arts Council Great Britain
1990
Now for the Future, Arts Council Great Britain
1990
Biennal of Sydney, Australia
1989
British Sculpture, 1960-88, Museum Van Hedendaagse Kunst, Antwerpen, Belgium
1989
British Sculpture, 1960-88, Museum Van Hedendaagse Kunst, Antwerpen, Belgium
1988
Sala Parpallo, Valencia, Spain (solo)
1988
Metronom, Barcelona, Spain (solo)
1988
Britannica: 30 years of Sculpture, Musée des Beaux-Arts André Malraux, Le Havre, France
1988
Sala Parpallo, Valencia, Spain (solo)
1988
Metronom, Barcelona, Spain (solo)
1988
Britannica: 30 years of Sculpture, Musée des Beaux-Arts André Malraux, Le Havre, France
1987
Wolff Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1987
Riverside Studios, London (solo)
1987
Britannica: 30 years of the 80´s, Liljevalchs Konstall Stockholm, Sweden; Sara Hilden Kunst Museum, Tampere, Finland
1987
Galerie Paul Andriesse, Amsterdam, Netherlands (solo)
1986
Galeri Lang, Malmö, Sweden (solo)
1986
Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool, UK
1984
Gallery´t Venster, Rotterdam, Netherlands (solo)
1984
The British Art Show, Arts Council, Great Britain
1975
Felicity Samuel Gallery, London (solo)
1974
Mark Rothko Memorial Award
1972–1973
Greenwich Theatre Gallery, London (solo)