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Gilbert and George    (British)

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Gilbert and George
FRONT AND BACK AND PISS 1996
 
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Gilbert and George
BLOOD ON SHIT 1996
 
  Gilbert and George - Apostasia
Gilbert and George
Apostasia
 
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Gilbert and George
Band
 
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Gilbert and George
Behold
 
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Gilbert and George
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Biography
1942 Born in Plymouth, UK
1943 Born in St. Martin in Thurn, Italy
1967 Met and studied at St Martin's School of Art, London, UK
1984 Shortlisted for Turner Prize
1986 Winners of the Turner Prize

Exhibitions
2012 Richard Koh Fine Art, Singapore
2011 Jack Freak Pictures, Halle für Aktuelle Kunst, Deichtorhallen, Hamburg, Germany
2011 Golden Spider, Michael Schultz Gallery Seoul
2010 AAFNYC, TAG Fine Arts, New York City, USA
2010 Party! - The New Art Gallery Walsall, Walsall, West Midlands, UK
The Gathering - Yorkshire Sculpture Park - YSP, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, UK
2009 Jack Freak Pictures, Arndt & Partner, Berlin, Germany (solo)
Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris, France (solo)
White Cube, London, UK (solo)
Galerie Baronian Francey, Brussels, Belgium (solo)
Gegen den Strich. 15 Jahre Sammlung des Kunstmuseums Wolfsburg, Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Germany
2008 Gilbert & George, Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, NY (solo)
Gilbert & George, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA (solo)
Gilbert & George, Milwaukee Art Museum, WI (solo)
Gilbert and George, de Young Museum, Fine Arts Museums of San Fransisco, CA (solo)
2007 The Naked Portrait, Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland
Panic Attack! Art in the Punk Years, Barbican Art Gallery, London, UK
The Secret Public: The Last Days of the British Underground 1978-1988, Institute of Contemporary Art, London, UK
INTO ME / OUT OF ME Kunst-Werke Berlin e.V. - KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin, Germany
Gilbert & George: Major Exhibition, Tate Modern, London, UK;Haus der Kunst, Munich, Germany (solo)
Gilbert & George – works from the collection, Magasin 3 Stockholm Konsthall, Stockholm, Denmark (solo)
Gilbert & George. Selected works from the 80s, Faggionato Fine Art, London, UK (solo)
2006 SONOFAGOD Pictures Was Jesus Heterosexual?, Bonnefantenmuseum, Maastricht, Germany; White Cube, London, UK (solo)
Interventions, Thomas Solomon Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
How To Improve The World, Hayward Gallery, London, UK
Where a Pawn becomes a Queen, Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany
Inventory: Works form the Herbert Collection, Kunsthaus Graz, Graz, Austria
Handsome, Analix Forever, Geneva, Switzerland
Eye on Europe - Prints, Books & Multiples, 1960 to Now, MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Internazionale XII Biennale di Scultura di Carrara Biennale di Sculture di Carrara, Carrara, Italy
Into me / Out of me P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island, NY
LACMA at 40: Gifts in Honor of the Museum’s Anniversary, Los Angeles County Museum of Art - LACMA, Los Angeles, CA
E-Flux Video Rental, Arthouse at the Jones Center - Contemporary Art for Texas, Austin, TX
2005 Gilbert & George, British Pavilion, 51st International Art Exhibition, Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy (solo)
20 London E1 Pictures, Kestner Gesellschaft, Hannover, Germany (solo)
Creativity, Kunsthalle Fridericianum, Kassel, Germany
Superstars - from Warhol to Madonna, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, Austria
Open Systems - Rethinking Art c.1970, Tate Modern, London, UK
Eye of the Storm: The IMMA Collection, Irish Museum of Modern Art - IMMA, Dublin, Ireland
The giving person, PAN - Palazzo delle Arti di Napoli, Naples, Italy
The Last Picture Show - Artists using Photography 1960-1982, Miami Art Central, Miami, FL
Faltering Flame, Shefffield Galleries & Museums Trust, Sheffield, UK
2004 The Perversive Pictures, Sonnabend Gallery and Lehmann Maupin Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
Thirteen Hooligan Pictures, Bernier/Eliades, Athens, Greece (solo)
20 London E1 Pictures, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris, France; Modern Art Museum, St Etienne, France (solo)
Puzzle, Galleria Il Ponte, Florence, Italy
Monument to Now. Deste Foundation, Centre for Contemporary Art, Athens, Greece
Video et Cogito, Ludwig Forum für Internationale Kunst, Aachen, Germany
Hidden Histories, The New Art Gallery Walsall, Walsall, West Midlands, UK
Head to Head, Tate Modern, London, UK
Turning Points - 20th Century British Sculpture, Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art, Tehran, Iran
The Last Picture Show - Artists Using Photography, 1960-1982, UCLA Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA
Treasure Island: 10 Jahre Sammlung Kunstmuseum, Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg, Germany
2003 Gilbert and George, Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, NY (solo)
Gilbert & George, Kröller-Müller museum, Otterlo, The Netherlands (solo)
Fernsehgalerie Gerry Schum/videogalerie schum, Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf, Germany
Narcissus - New Visions on Self-Representation, Crac Alsace, Altkirch, France
Happiness - A Survival Guide for Art and Life, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan
The Last Picture Show - Artists Using Photography - 1960-1982, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
Gelijk het leven is, S.M.A.K. - Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst, Gent, Belgium
Social Strategies - Redefining social realism, Illinois State University, Normal, Il
Dreams and Conflicts:The Dictatorship of the Viewer, La Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy
Journey to Now - John Kaldor Art Projects & Collection, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia
PROJECTION, Konrad Fischer Galerie GmbH, Düsseldorf, Germany
Photo - Kunst - 1852 – 2002, Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany
Het kunstenaarsboek als wetenschappelijke bron, Centraal Museum, Utrecht, The Netherlands
Not Exactly Photographs, Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Group Show, Bernier/Eliades Gallery, Athens, Greece
From Broodthaers to Horn. Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
2002 The Dirty Words Pictures, Serpentine Gallery, London, UK (solo)
Nine Dark Pictures, Portikus, Frankfurt, Germany (solo)
The Art of Gilbert & George, Fundação Centro Cultural de Belém, Lisbon, Portugal (solo)
Gilbert & George: A Retrospective, Kunsthaus Bregenz, Bregenz, Austria; School of Fine Art, Athens, Greece (solo)
From Pop to Now: Selections from the Sonnabend Collection, The Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY
RETROSPECTACLE: 25 Years of Collecting Modern and Contemporary, Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO
Real Life, Tate St. Ives, St. Ives, UK
Warhol to Koons: International Contemporary Art from a Private Collection, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh, Scotland; Weston Link, Edinburgh, Scotland
Public Affairs, Kunsthaus Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland
On General Release, Norwich Gallery, Norwich, UK
Serpentine Gallery, London, UK (solo)
2001 Gilbert & George, Chateau d’Arenthon Fondation pour l’Art Contemporain, Alex, France (solo)
On General Release, Norwich Gallery, Norwich, UK
New Horny Pictures, White Cube2, London, UK (solo)
Gilbert & George. Bernier/Eliades Gallery, Athens, Greece (solo)
The Art of Gilbert and George, The Factory, Athens School of Art,, Athens, Greece (solo)
Gilbert and George - The Tuileries, an eight-part charcoal on paper sculpture, Rijksmuseum Twenthe, Enschede, The Netherlands (solo)
Museum voor oude en moderne kunst, Enschede, The Netherlands (solo)
Shortcuts, Deste Foundation, Centre for Contemporary Art, Athens, Greece
Nothing in the Main Hall, Rooseum Center for Contemporary Art, Malmö, Sweden
Nothing, Contemporary Art Center Vilnius (CAC), Vilnius, Lithuania
Nothing, Contemporary Art Center Vilnius (CAC), Vilnius, Lithuania
Nothing, Contemporary Art Center Vilnius (CAC), Vilnius, Lithuania
Imago Mundi, capc Musée d'art contemporain, Bordeaux, France
Hypermental - Wahnhafte Wirklichkeit 1950 - 2000 - Von Salvador Dali bis Jeff Koons, Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg, Germany
Echoes of the Scream, ARKEN Museum for Moderne Kunst, Copenhagen, Denmark
2000 Gilbert & George, Parkhaus, Dusseldorf, Germany (solo)
Zig-Zag Pictures 2000, FIAC, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris, France (solo)
MM 2000; Biennale de Lyon, Halle Tony Garnier, Lyon, France (solo)
Gilbert & George 1991 to 1997, Ormeau Baths Gallery, Belfast, Ireland (solo)
Inner Eye: Contemporary Art from the Marc and Livia Straus Collection, Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, NY
Out There, White Cube 2, Hoxton Square, London, UK
The Rudimentary Pictures, Gagosian Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Enclosed and Enchanted, Museum of Modern Art, Oxford, UK
Man – Body in Art from 1950 to 2000, Arken Museum for Moderne Kunst, Skovvej, Denmark
Dream Machines, Dundee Contemporary Arts - DCA, Dundee, Scotland
Institute of Contemporary Art (PBICA), Lake Worth, FL
5e Biennale de Lyon - Partage dexotismes, La biennale dart contemporain de Lyon, Lyon, France
Seeing Time, ZKM | Museum für Neue Kunst & Medienmuseum, Karlsruhe, Germany
1999 Gilbert & George 1970-1988, Astrup Fearnley Museet for Moderne Kunst, Oslo, Norway (solo)
Gagosian Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
Nineteen Ninety Nine, 1999, Kunstmuseum, Bonn, Germany (solo)
1998 Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris, France (solo)
New Testamental Pictures, Museo di Capodimonte, Naples, Italy (solo)
Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris, France (solo)
Black White and Red 1971 to 1980, James Cohan Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1997 The Fundamental Pictures, Sonnabend Gallery and Lehmann Maupin Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
Gilbert & George: Art for All 1971 – 1992, Sezon Museum of Art, Tokyo, Japan (solo)
Gilbert & George Art, Magasin 3, Stockholm, Sweden (solo)
1995 - 1996 The Naked Shit Pictures, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (solo)
Gilbert & George Retrsospective, Galleria d'Arte Moderna, Bologna, Italy (solo)
1995 The Singing Sculpture, CAPC Musee d'Art Contemporain, Bordeaux, France (solo)
The Naked Shit Pictures, South London Art Gallery, London, UK (solo)
Gilbert & George, Galerie Nikolas Sonne, Berlin, Germany (solo)
1994 Gilbert & George, Robert Miller Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
Gilbert & George, Museo d'Arte Moderna, Lugano, Switzerland (solo)
The Naked Shit Pictures, Galerie Jablonka, Cologne, Germany (solo)
1993 National Gallery, Beijing, China (solo)
Shanghai Art Museum, China (solo)
The Cosmological Pictures, Tate Gallery, Liverpool, UK (solo)
1992 Gemeenstemuseum, The Hague, The Netherlands (solo)
Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland (solo)
Fundacio Joan Miro, Barcelona, Spain (solo)
1991 Gilbert & George, Gramo Fine Arts, Antwerp, Belgium (solo)
Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Rome, Italy (solo)
1990 Twenty-Five Worlds By Gilbert & George, Robert Miller Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
Gilbert & George Post-Card Sculptures and Ephemera 1969-1981, Hirschl & Adler Modern, New York, NY (solo)
The New Cosmological Pictures, Sonnabend Gallery, New York , NY (solo)
Galerie Langer Fain, Paris, France (solo)
1989 Gilbert & George: Postcard Sculptures, Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
The 1988 Pictures, Christian Stein Gallery, Milan, Italy (solo)
1988 The 1988 Pictures, Ascan Crone Gallery, Hamburg, West Germany (solo)
1987 Gilbert & George, The Complete Pictures 1971-1985, Palacio de Valazquez, Parque del Reitrio, Madrid, Spain (solo)
Gilbert & George New Pictures, Anthony D'Offay Gallery, London, UK (solo)
1986 Gilbert & George, The Complete Pictures 1971 - 1985, CAPC Musee d'Art Contemporain de Bordeaux, France (solo)
1984 The Norton Gallery of Art, West Palm Beach, FL (solo)
1983 New Works, Crousel-Hussenot Gallery, Paris, France (solo)
1981 Centre National d'Art et de culture Georges Pompidou, Paris, France (solo)
Whitechapel Art Gallery, London, UK (solo)
1971 - 1972 Whitechapel Art Gallery, London, UK (solo)
1968 Bacon 32, Allied Servies, London, UK (solo)
Christmas Show, Robert Fraser Gallery, London, UK (solo)
SELECTED PUBLIC COLLECTIONS:
Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY
National Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland
North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, NC
Castello di Rivoli Museum of Contemporary Art, Torino, Italy
Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL
Museum of Fine Arts, Santa Fe, NM
National Museums, Liverpool, UK
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY

Literature
2002 Gilbert & George An Exhibition, Bregenz: Kunsthaus, 2002 (catalogue)
1998 Gilbert and George: New Testamental Pictures. Paris, France: Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, 1998 (catalogue)
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