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John Keane    (British, 1954)

 John Keane - Bomb h: 22.2 x w: 17.8 in / h: 56.4 x w: 45.2 cm
John Keane
Bomb
 
 John Keane - Bomb
John Keane
Bomb
 
 

Biography
1954 Born Hertfordshire
1972 - 1976 Camberwell School of Art
1985 - 1986 Artist in Residence, Whitefield School, London
1987 Commissioned poster for London International Mime Festival
1988 Commissioned exhibition about Ollerton Mining Community, by Nottinghamshire County Council
1991 Official British War Artist, Gulf Crisis
1992 Commissioned cover for City Limits
1993 Set Design for Salsa Celestina, Palace Theatre, Watford
1993 The Lives behind the Lies, commissioned poster for Amnesty International
1994 Commissioned cover for The Big Issue
1995 Commissioned poster for Channel Four Sitcom Festival
1998 Commissioned painting for The Lowry Centre Trust

Exhibitions
2008 Angola, Flowers Central, London
2007 Guantanamerica, Flowers, New York
2006 24 Hours In the House of Culture, Sakharov Museum, Moscow
2006 24 Hours In the House of Culture, Flowers East, London
2005 35th Anniversary Exhibition, Flowers East, London
2004 Pax Britannica, The Aquarium Gallery, London
2004 Inconvenience of History, London Institute, London;The Naughton Gallery, Queens University of Belfast; Greenbelt Festival; Derby Museum and Art Gallery; Aberystwyth Arts Centre
2004 Back To Fundamentals, Flowers East, London; Hull Museums and Art Gallery, Kingston upon Hull
2004 Back to Fundaments, Flowers East, London BUT ALL THE OTHER SHOWS
2003 Recent Events, Galerie Behemot, Prague
2003 John Keane & Peter Howson, Rivington Gallery
2003 Small is Beautiful XXI, War & Peace, Flowers Central, London
2002 Recent Events, Flowers Central, London
2001 Saving the Bloody Planet, Flowers West, Santa Monica
2000 Making a Killing, Flowers East at London Fields, London
2000 The Times of Our Lives: Endings, Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester
2000 Angela Flowers Gallery 30th Anniversary Exhibition, Flowers West, Santa Monica
2000 Flowers Three, Flowers Central, London
1999 Trading Flaws and Sporting Mistakes, Flowers West, Santa Monica
1998 John Keane, A Painter in Focus, Ulster Museum, Belfast
1998 Conflicts of Interest, Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle-upon-Tyne
1998 Corps Ville Societe, La Glaciere, Brussels
1997 Truth, Lies & Super-8, Flowers East at London Fields, London
1997 John Keane A Painter in Focus, Wolverhampton Art Gallery
1997 John Keane and Peter Howson, Galerie Piltzer, Paris
1997 The Body Politic, Wolverhampton Art Gallery, Wolverhampton
1995 Twenty Fifth Anniversary Exhibition, Flowers East at London Fields, London
1993 - 1995 Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, London
1993 John Moores 18, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool
1992 Artist’s Choice, Flowers East, London
1992 Gulf, Imperial War Museum, London; Northern Centre for Contemporary Art, Sunderland; Graves Art Gallery, Sheffield; Tullie House, Carlisle; Aberdeen Art Gallery, Aberdeen
1990 Angela Flowers Gallery 1990, Barbican Concourse Gallery, London

Literature
Russell-Taylor, John; The Times, 13 August 1993
Feaver, William; The Observer, 24 October 1993
The London Magazine, October 1993
Gale, Iain; 'War on the home front', The Independent, 9 November 1993
Lester, Anthony; 'The Art of War', The Big Issue, 9-15 November 1993
The Independent, 24 June 1994
Gayford, Martin; ' Have they got a good deal', The Daily Telegraph, June 1994
Howe, Darcus; 'The new Union Jack', The Big Issue, 17-23 October 1994
Gough, Paul; 'The Tyranny of Seeing', Art Review, November 1994
Baddeley, Oriana; “British Art - Defining the 90s”, Art and Design, May 1995
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