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Merlin Carpenter

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Exhibited_works
The Resistance Movement, 2008 Wool Blanket on a Stretcher Frame 142.5 X 112 Cm, 56 1/8 X 44 1/8 In. © Simon Lee
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The Opening: Intrinsic Value: 6 , 2009 Oil on Linen H: 84 X W: 60 in © Simon Lee
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The Opening: Intrinsic Value: 7 , 2009 Oil on Linen H: 84 X W: 60 in © Simon Lee
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The Opening: Intrinsic Value: 8 , 2009 Oil on Linen H: 84 X W: 60 in © Simon Lee
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The Opening: The Corner: 9 , 2008 Oil and Acrylic Primer on Linen H: 28 X W: 22 in © Simon Lee
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The Riot , 2008 © Reena Spaulings Fine Art
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Untitled, 2004 Oil on Canvas 152.5 X 205.5 Cm / 60 X 81 in © Mitterrand + Sanz
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Sylvia, 2004 Oil on Canvas 205.5 X 152.5 Cm / 81 X 60 in © Mitterrand + Sanz
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Paul (After Pete NevinAfter Andy Warhol), 2003 Oil on Canvas 193 X 147 Cm / 76 X 58 in © Mitterrand + Sanz
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Made in USA , 2005 Oil on Canvas 152 X 122 Cm © Mitterrand + Sanz
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Failure, 2006 Acrylic on Canvas 206 X 147 Cm © Mitterrand + Sanz
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Krebber, 2006 Acrylic and Oil on Canvas 66.5 X 96.5 Cm © Mitterrand + Sanz
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Untitled, 2006 Oil and Crayon on Wood With String 31 X 22 X 2.5 Cm © Mitterrand + Sanz
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The Opening: The Studio Visit Rehearsal Dinner Party Coffee: 7 Oil on Canvas 71 X 59 Cm © Mitterrand + Sanz
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The Opening: The Studio Visit Rehearsal Dinner Party Coffee: 2 Oil on Canvas 71 X 59 Cm © Mitterrand + Sanz
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Spread Betting, 2003 Oil on Canvas 152 X 180 Cm / 60 X 71 in © Mitterrand + Sanz
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Untitled, 2006 Oil on Canvas 66.5 X 96.5 Cm © Mitterrand + Sanz
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21st Birthday Party , 1999 / 2000 Acrylic on Canvas 195 X 360 Cm © Galerie Max Hetzler
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The Estate of Sara Cox , 2000 Acrylic on Canvas 195 X 360 Cm © Galerie Max Hetzler
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The Sound of Bamboo, 2000 Acrylic on Canvas 195 X 360 Cm © Galerie Max Hetzler
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Tate Café 3 , 2011 Acrylic on Linen 200 X 300 Cm, 78 3/4 X 118 1/8 in © Courtesy of the Artist and Simon Lee
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POLICE 1 , 2013 Oil on Linen 54” X 78” Inv# DEP-MC-0005 the Paintings Can Be Hung Any Way Up © Courtesy of dépendance
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© Courtesy of the Artist and Overduin & Co.
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© Courtesy of the artist & Simon Lee
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Dimensions Variable 2016 One Table and Four Chairs Table / 160 X 110 X 74 Cm Table / 63 X 43.3 X 29.1 in 4 X Chair/46 X 52 X 82 Cm 4 X Chair/18.1 X 20.5 X 32.3 in © Courtesy of the Artist and dépendance
Quick Facts
Birthplace
Pembury, UK
Birth year
1967
Lives in
London
Works in
London
Representing galleries
Simon Lee Gallery, Overduin and Kite, Mitterrand + Sanz, Reena Spaulings Fine Art, MD 72
Statement

Merlin Carpenter

Born 1967 in Pembury, UK

1986-89 Saint Martins School of Art, London

Lives in London

one man shows

2011

„Heroes“, MD 72, Berlin

Overduin and Kite, Los Angeles

2010

Solo Show, Formalist Sidewalk Poetry Club, Miami

Ballard in Narnia, the interzone, London (with Richard Parry)

2009

The Opening, dépendance, Brussels

The Opening, Simon Lee Gallery, London

2008

The Opening, Galerie Mitterrand + Sanz, Zürich

The Opening, Galerie Christian Nagel, Berlin (at Mercedes-Welt am Salzufer & The Corner Berlin)

The Opening, Overduin and Kite, Los Angeles

2007

The Opening, Reena Spaulings Fine Art, New York

Relax It's Only a Bad Cosima von Bonin Show, Galerie Bleich-Rossi, Vienna

2006

Sounds of War, Galerie Edward Mitterrand, Geneva

2005

A Roaring RAMPAGE of Revenge, Reena Spaulings Fine Art, New York

Galerie Christian Nagel, Cologne

Look What You Made Me Do, Bergen Kunsthall, Norway

2004

Nueva Generación, Distrito 4, Madrid

Take It Easy Default, M-Project, Paris

2003

Children of the Projects, American Fine Arts, Co., New York

When in Doubt Blame the Victim, Galerie Bleich-Rossi, Graz (with Jeremy Glogan)

2002

The Making of 1945, 1997, (screening) The McAllister Institute, New York

Militant, Galerie Christian Nagel, Köln.

2001

My Father, the Castaway, WhiteCube, Kunstakademi Bergen, Norway

2000

When You Drain the Pool, You Don't Consult the Frogs First, Magnani, London

Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin

As a Painter I Call Myself the Estate of, Secession, Vienna

VOLVO, Galerie Bleich-Rossi, Graz

1999

Survivors, Galerie Christian Nagel, Cologne

1998

Doppelganger, The Top Room, London

Chant No 1, Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin

1996

Friedrich Petzel Gallery, New York

1995

Voluntary Effort, Tom Solomon's Garage, Los Angeles

1994

Friedrich Petzel/Nina Borgmann, New York

1993

Meet You by the Strange Twisted Old Oak Tree on the Secluded Knoll at Dawn in Your Swimming Trunks and I'll Tell You Something Secret. (Don't Be Late). (With Nils Norman), Galerie Z, Göttingen.

Les Jeunes, Bruno Brunnet Fine Arts, Berlin

1992

Meadow/Wiese, Galerie Max Hetzler, Cologne

1991

Electric, Pavillon Ryszard Varisella, organised by Galerie Grässlin-Ehrhardt, Frankfurt

To the extreme, Fettstrasse 7A (Birgit Küng), Zürich

1990

Crusade, Münzstrasse 10, Hamburg

group shows

2011

A Portrait of the Artist As a Young Man, Galerie Reinhard Hauff, Stuttgart

2010

Novel, dépendance, Brussels

Barbaric Freedom, Simon Lee Gallery, London

2009

Galerie Christian Nagel, Berlin

Simon Lee Gallery, London

Sonic Youth etc.: Sensational Fix, Malmö Konsthall, Sweden

Untitled (History Painting), University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor, USA

WIR VERBESSERN IHRE ARBEIT, Galerie Sandra Bürgel, Berlin (show by Instituto Divorciado)

Sonic Youth etc.: Sensational Fix, Kunsthalle Düsseldorf

2008

The Coma Lounge Edinburgh, The Collective Gallery, Edinburgh

Congratulations You Are Represented By Nang Gallery, Nang Gallery, London (and other Nang shows late 2008)

Sonic Youth etc.: Sensational Fix, Museion, Bolzano, Italy

Buy No Wino Buy Lino By Bono, Hats Plus, London

Painting: Now and Forever, Part II, Greene Naftali Gallery / Matthew Marks Gallery, New York

How Can You Represent When You Can't Pay The Rent, The New Dome, Cable St. Studios, London

Zodiac 3000, International Project Space, Birmingham, UK

DO WHAT THY WILLT, Nang Gallery, London

2007

Élégance, Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne

Genesis I'm Sorry, Greene Naftali Gallery, New York (collaboration with Melanie Gilligan)

2006

LIVE HUMANS, The George Tavern, London

Make Your Own Life, Institute of Contemporary Art University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia

slow burn (curated by Jonah Freeman), Galerie Edward Mitterrand, Geneva

2005

Orchard, New York

The Top Room: A Retrospective, Chelsea Space, London

TOTAL ASBO, Pogo Cafe, London

Miradas y conceptos en la colección Helga de Alvear, MEIAC, Badajoz, Spain

Islands of Glory In Streets Caked With the Fæces of Decadence, Nang Gallery, London

2004

Werkleitz Biennale, Halle, Germany

Edge of the Real, Whitechapel Gallery, London

2003

Wild Nights: Remembering Colin de Land, CB's 313 Gallery, New York

Messe in der Galerie, Galerie Christian Nagel, Cologne

Frieze Art Fair, booth of Galerie Christian Nagel, London

Haupt- und Nebenwege, Galerie Christian Nagel, Cologne

Malerei II Ausstellung Nulldrei, Galerie Christian Nagel, Cologne

2002

Art Crazy Nation Show, MK G, Milton Keynes, UK

2001

Favoritin, Danzigerstr. 44, Berlin

Jewels-in-Art, Galerie Bleich-Rossi, Graz

Works on Aluminum Selected by Paper, WhiteCube, Kunstakademi Bergen, Norway

Musterkarte, Goethe-Institut, Centro Cultural Conde Duque, Galería Elba Benítez, Galería Heinrich Ehrhardt, Madrid

2000

Girlfriend, (Curated by Sarah Morris), Galerie für Zeitgenössiche Kunst, Leipzig

21st Gear, The Top Room, London

It May be a Year of Thirteen Moons But it's Still the Year of Culture, Transmission Gallery, Glasgow

Drawings, Taché-Lévy Gallery, Brussels

Part One, Magnani, London

1999

Painting Lab, Entwistle Gallery, London

Malerei, INIT Kunsthalle, Berlin

Robert Prime, London

Taché-Lévy Gallery, Brussels

1998

Art Club Berlin, Mies van der Rohe Pavilion, Barcelona

Art Club Berlin, Berlin Art Forum

1995

The Message is the Medium, Castle Gallery, College of New Rochelle, New Rochelle

1994

The Ideal Place, Haags Centrum Voor Aktuelle Kunst, The Hague

Sarah Staton's Supastore Boutique, Laure Genillard Gallery, London

Untitled Group Show, Metro Pictures, New York

Sammlung Volkmann, Berlin

Museum auf Zeit, Fridericianum Museum, Kassel

1993

London Photo Race, Friesenwall 120, Cologne

Galerie Fettsack, Friesenwall 120, Cologne

1992

A Show by Kiron Khosla, The Long Gallery, Chelsea Old Town Hall, London

Bruno Brunnet Fine Arts, Berlin

1991

Paris Bar, Berlin

Luhring Augustine Gallery, New York

Fallen und Fallen Lassen, Galerie Bleich-Rossi, Graz

1990

Peace and anarchy & I love form but she doesn't love me & strange flowers & homage to Schnabel equals freedom and fun forever, 64-65 Guilford St., London

Heimspiel, Kunstverein in Hamburg

1989

Rotation - Art Critic's Art, Galerie Esther Schipper, Cologne

other projects

1994-96

Poster Studio, London

1998

Victim

2001-04

merlinstore, merchandising website

2005

Nang Gallery, London

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