Willie Doherty  (Irish, 1959) 


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Willie Doherty, Remote Control


Willie Doherty
Remote Control

Alexander and Bonin
Willie Doherty, OUT OF BODY (II), haunted


Willie Doherty
OUT OF BODY (II), haunted

Alexander and Bonin
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Willie Doherty, Bullet Holes


Willie Doherty
Bullet Holes, 1995
cibachrome, mntd


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Willie Doherty, The bridge (2 works)


Willie Doherty
The bridge (2 works), 1992
gelatin silver prints, mntd


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Willie Doherty, Mesh, crowded full of heaven's angels


Willie Doherty
Mesh, crowded full of heaven's angels, 1986
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1959   Born Derry, N. Ireland
1977 - 1978   Foundation Course, Ulster Polytechnic, Jordanstown
1978 - 1981   BA Hons. Degree Sculpture, Ulster Polytechnic, York Street
  Awards and Residencies
  1995 Irish Museum of Modern Art Glen Dimplex Artists Award
  1999 DAAD Fellowship, Berlin
2012   “Documenta 13”, Kassel, Germany, cur. Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev, June 9 – Sept. 16
2012   “One Place Twice”, Alexandre & Bonin, New York, US, Jan. 28 – March 10
2011   Wolverhampton Art Gallery, Wolverhampton, UK
2011   “DEAD_Lines”, Galerie der Stadt Remscheid, Remscheid, Germany, cur. Oliver Zybok
2011   “Disturbance”, The Hugh Lane Gallery, Dublin, Ireland, cur. Barbara Dawson (solo)
2011   “Willie Doherty: Traces”, The Speed Museum, Louisville, US (solo)
2010   “Manifesta 8”, Murcia, Spain, cur. ACAF, Bassam El Baroni
2010   “A Philosophical Enquiry into the Origin of our Ideas of the Fear and Terror”, Galleria Gentili, Prato, Italy, cur. Helmut Friedel, Giovanni Iovane
2010   Die Nase des Michelangelo, Galerie Peter Kilchmann at Marktgasse, Zurich, Switzerland
2010   Unfinished, Galeria Moisés Pérez Albéniz, Pamplona, Spain (solo)
2010   Willie Doherty, Victor Grippo, Sylvia Pilmack Mangold, Alexander and Bonin, New York, USA
2010   Willie Doherty, Alexander and Bonin, New York, USA
2009   Passages, Prefix Institute of Contemporary Art, Dallas, USA (solo)
2009   Ready the City, Limerick City Gallery of Art, Limerick, USA
2009   Pequena historia da Fotografia, CGAC, Santiago de Compostela, Spain
2009   Requisite Distance, Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, USA (solo)
2009   The Fruitmarket, Edinburgh, UK2 (solo)
2009   Three Potential Endings, Galerie Peter Kilchmann, Zurich, Switzerland (solo)
2008   The Third Space, Belfast, UK (solo)
2008   “Replays: Selected video works 1994-2007”, Matt’s Gallery, London (solo)
2008   Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin (solo)
2008   ‘Venice at Farmleigh’, Farmleigh Gallery, Dublin (solo)
2008   Ghost Story, Prince Charles Cinema, London (solo)
2008   Venice at Farmleigh, Farmleigh, Dublin
2008   On The Margins, Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, St. Louis, USA
2007   3rd Auckland Triennial, Auckland, New Zealand
2007   Northern Ireland Pavillion, 52nd Venice Biennale (solo)
2007   Lenbachhaus, München (solo)
2007   Kunstverein, Hamburg (solo)
2007   Willie Doherty, Alexander and Bonin, New York (solo)
2006   EMPTY, Kerlin Gallery, Dublin and Galerie Peter Kilchmann, Zürich (solo)
2006   Out of Position, Laboratorio Arte Alameda, Mexico City (solo)
2006   RE: LOCATION, Alexander and Bonin, New York
2006   Reprocessing Reality, P.S.1 Center for Contemporary Art, long Island City, NY
2005   La actualidad revisada, Banque de Neuflize, Paris
2005   The Experience of Art, Italian Pavilion, 51st Venice Biennial, Venice
2005   The Shadow, Vestsjællands Kunstmuseum, Sorø, Denmark
2005   Slideshow, Baltimore Museum of Art; Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati; Brooklyn Museum of Art
2005   APPARATUS, Galerie Nordenhake, Berlin (solo)
2005   APPARATUS, Galeria Pepe Cobo, Madrid (solo)
2005   Willie Doherty: NON-SPECIFIC THREAT, Salon of the Museum of Contemporary Art, Belgrade (solo)
2004   Willie Doherty: NON-SPECIFIC THREAT, Alexander and Bonin, New York (solo)
2004   Willie Doherty: non-specific threat, Galerie Peter Kilchmann, Zurich (solo)
2004   Faces in the Crowd: The Modern Figure and Avant-Garde Realism, Whitechapel
2004   Gallery, London; Castello di Rivoli, Museo d’arte Contemporanea, Turin
2004   Dwellan, Charlottenborg Exhibition Hall, Copenhagen
2004   3rd Berlin Biennial for Contemporary Art
2003   Willie Doherty, De Appel, Amsterdam (solo)
2003   Turner Prize 2003, Tate Britain, London
2003   8th International Istanbul Biennial
2002   Willie Doherty: False Memory, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin (solo)
2002   Unknown Male Subject, Kerlin Gallery, Dublin (solo)
2002   Willie Doherty: Retraces, Matt’s Gallery (solo)
2002   Willie Doherty, Paul Etienne Lincoln, Rita McBride, Alexander and Bonin, New York
2002   RE-RUN, XXV Bienal de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
2001   Double Vision, Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst, Leipzig
2001   The Inner State, (the image of man in the video art of the 1990s), Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein, Vaduz
2001   Trauma, Dundee Contemporary Arts, Hayward Gallery, London, Firstsite, Colchester, Museum of Modern Art, Oxford, Museum of Modern Art, Nottingham
2001   The Uncertain (Eija-Liisa Ahtila, Willie Doherty, Guillermo Kuitca, Taro Sinoda), Galería Pepe Cobo, Seville
2001   Bloody Sunday, (Willie Doherty, Locky Morris, Philip Napier), Orchard Gallery, Derry
2001   Gisela Bullacher /Willie Doherty, Produzentengalerie, Hamburg
2001   Willie Doherty: How It Was/Double Take, Ormeau Baths Gallery, Belfast (solo)
2001   Extracts from a file, Alexander and Bonin, New York (solo)
2000   Extracts from a File, Gesellschaft für Aktuelle Kunst, Bremen (solo)
2000   Extracts from a file, Galerie Peter Kilchmann, Zurich (solo)
2000   Extracts from a file, DAAD Galerie, Berlin (solo)
2000   Extracts from a file, Kerlin Gallery, Dublin (solo)
2000   Blackspot: New Acquisitions, Vancouver Art Gallery
2000   Hitchcock and Art: Fatal Coincidences, Musée des Beaux-Arts de Montréal, Montreal
2000   Shifting Ground; Selected Works of Irish Art 1950 – 2000, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin
2012    “dOCUMENTA (13) The Guidebook”, Kassel/ Kabul/ Alexandria-Kairo/ Banff, documenta, pp. 342-343
2011    “Disturbance”, Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane, Dublin
2010    “Manifesta 8. The European Biennial of Contemporary Art”, Bassam El Baroni, Khaled Ramadan, Vit Havranek a.o., Murcia, Spain, Silvana Editoriale, Milan, p. 102, p. 80 (pocket guide), ex. cat.
2010    100 Video Artists, Jean Fisher, Exit Publicaciones, Madrid, pp. 174 - 177
2009    Requisite Distance. Willie Doherty, Charles Wylie, Dallas Museum of Art, Yale University Press, New Haven and London
2009    Buried. Willie Doherty, Fiona Bradley, The Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh, ex. cat.
2008    The Visitor. Willie Doherty, The Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin, ex. cat.
2007    'Ghost Story', Fondazione La Biennale di Venezia, Venice
2007    'Willie Doherty', Yilmaz Dziewior, Matthais Mühling, Kunstverein, Hamburg
2006    'Willie Doherty: Out of Position', Marina munguia, Laboratorio Arte Alameda, Mexico City
2002    Christov-Barkargiev, Carolyn and Caoimhin Mac Giolla Léith.' Willie Doherty: False Memory'. London: Merrell Publishers Ltd. And Dublin: Irish Museum Of Modern Art
2002    Mac Giolla Léith, Caoimhín,' Willie Doherty: True Nature'. Chicago: The Renaissance Society
2002    Merewether, Charles, ‘Willie Doherty, RE-RUN’, 25 Bienal de São Paulo. exhib. broch. SãoPaulo: The British Council
2001    Jewesbury, Daniel, ‘Willie Doherty: How it Was’. Belfast: Ormeau Baths.
2000    Willie Doherty: extracts from a file. (essays by Meschede, Friedrich, Eva Schmidt, Hans-Joachim Neubauer) DAAD, Berlin
1999    Willie Doherty: Dark Stains. (essays by Lorés, Maite, and Martin McLoone) San Sebastian: Koldo Mitxelena
1998    Somewhere Else. (essay by Hunt, Ian) Liverpool: Tate Gallery, in association with the Foundation for Art and Creative Technology (FACT)
1998    Willie Doherty: Extracts From a File, daadgalerie, Berlin
1997    Willie Doherty: Same Old Story, (essays by McLoone, Martin and Jeffrey Kastner) London: Matt's Gallery
1996    Willie Doherty. (essay by Zahm, Olivier) Paris: Musee d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris
1996    Willie Doherty: In the Dark. Projected Works. (essays by Christov-Bakargiev, Carolyn, and Ulrich Loock) Bern: Kunsthalle Bern
1996    Willie Doherty: The Only Good one is a Dead One. (essay by Fisher, Jean) Edmonton: The Edmonton Art Gallery, Mendel Art Gallery
1996    No Smoke Without Fire. (text by Doherty, Willie) London: Matt's Gallery, (52 pages, 25 colorplates, and excerpts from video installation soundtracks)
1996    'The Only Good one is a Dead One'. Lisbon: Fundacao Calouste Gulbenkian
1994    At the End of the Day. (essay by Christov-Bakargiev, Carolyn) exhib. broch. Rome: British School at Rome
1993    Willie Doherty: Partial View. (essay by Cameron, Dan) Dublin: The Douglas Hyde Gallery in association with the Grey Art Gallery and Study Center, New York University and Matt's Gallery, London