Michael Landy

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Carl, 2008 Pencil On Paper 70 X 50 Cm © courtesy of the Artist
H.2.N.Y. Metamatic Drawing Machine (1) , 2007 Oil Stick On Paper 38 X 28 Cm © Galerie Nathalie Obadia
One Note Which Would Not Die , 2007 Oil Stick On Paper 102 X 67 Cm © Galerie Nathalie Obadia
Selfportrait at the Age of 44 , 2008 Lithographie H: 82 X W: 65 Cm © Sabine Knust Galerie Maximilian Verlag
Nourishment , 2002 Portfolio Of 12 Etchings © The Paragon Press
Bristly Ox-tongue 2 , 2002 Etching On Paper H: 111.3 X W: 140.2 Cm © Sabine Knust Galerie Maximilian Verlag
H.2.N.Y. Piano on Fire , 2006 Gouache And Glue On Paper H: 12 X W: 16 In © Alexander and Bonin
Cor! What a Bargain! , 1992 Screenprint, Fibre Pen And Laminated Plastic On Paper 685 X 858 Mm © Tate
We Leave the Scum with No Place to Hide, 1996 Ink On Paper 980 X 765 X 40 Mm © Tate
Scrapheap Services , 1995 Video And Mixed Media 11 Min., 20 Sec. © Tate
Michael Landy , 2008 © Courtesy of the Artist and National Portrait Gallery
Michael Landy as St Jerome, 2012 © Michael Landy, courtesy of the Thomas Dane Gallery, London / Photo: The National Gallery, Londo
Saint Catherine Wheels found dumped outside the National Gallery, 2012 Pencil On Paper © Courtesy of the Artist and Thomas Dane Gallery
Michael Landy's studio © Michael Landy, Courtesy of Thomas Dane gallery / Photo: The National Gallery
Michael Landy at work © Michael Landy, Courtesy of Thomas Dane gallery / Photo: The National Gallery
Appropriation 2, 1990 © Photo: Stuart Whipps
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1963 Born in London
1985-88 Goldsmiths' College, London
2006 Award for Visual Arts, Paul Hamlyn Foundation, UK
The artist lives and works in London

2010 Art Bin, South London Gallery
2009 Michael Landy, Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Paris
2008 Michael Landy, Thomas Dane Gallery, London
Three-piece, Sabine Knust, Munich
2007 Michael Landy: H2NY, Alexander and Bonin, New York
2004 Welcome to My World-built with you in mind, Thomas Dane Ltd., London
Semi-detached, Tate Britain, London
2003 Michael Landy: Nourishment, Sabine Knust/Maximilianverlag, Munich
2002 Michael Landy: Nourishment, Maureen Paley/Interim Art, London
2001 Michael Landy: Break Down, C&A Store, Marble Arch, London
2000 Handjobs (with Gillian Wearing), Approach Gallery, London
1999 Michael Landy at Home, 7 Fashion Street, London
1996 Scrapheap Services, Chisenhale Gallery, London
1995 Multiples: Editions from Scrapheap Services, Ridinghouse Editions,
Scrapheap Services, Tate Gallery, London
1993 Michael Landy: Warning Signs, Karsten Schubert, London
1992 Closing Down Sale, Karsten Schubert, London
1991 Michael Landy: Appropriations 1-4, Karsten Schubert, London
1990 Market, Building One, London
Galerie Tanja Grunert, Cologne
Studio Marconi, Milan
1989 Karsten Schubert, London
Sovereign, Project for the windows of the Grey Art Gallery and Study Center,
New York University

2009-10 Joyous Machines: Jean Tinguely and Michael Landy, Tate Liverpool
Projections, Carré d’Art – Nîmes Museum of Contemporary Art
2004 Bad Behavior, an Arts Council Collection exhibition; Hayward Gallery,
London; Longside Gallery-Yorkshire Sculpture Park; Aberystwyth Arts
Centre; Swansea-Glynn Vivian Art Gallery; The Hatton Gallery-
Univeristy of Newcastle; Carlisle-Tullie House
2003 L'Air du Temps, Bloomberg Space, London
Shopping: Art and Consumer Culture, Kunstverein, Frankfurt; Tate
Micro/Macro: British Art 1996-2002, Mucsarnok Kunsthalle, Budapest
For the Record: Drawing Contemporary Life, Vancouver Art Gallery, BC

2002-03 From Blast To Frieze: A Century of British Art, Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg;
Les Abattoirs, Toulouse
2002 Face/Off, Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge
XXIV Bienal de São Paulo
2001 Out of line: Drawings from the Arts Council Collection, Hayward
Gallery, London; York City Art Gallery, York
La Otra Britania, Centro Cultural Tecla Sala, Barcelona
2000 British Art Show 5, Edinburgh; Cardiff; Birmingham; Southampton
Diary, Cornerhouse Gallery, Manchester
Purile 69, Living Art Museum, Reykjavik
1999 Waste Management, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto
Trace and Art Lovers, The Liverpool Biennial of Contemporary Art
1997 Sensation: Young British artists from The Saatchi Collection,
Royal Academy of Arts, London; Hamburger Bahnhof-Museum für
Gegenwart, Berlin; Brooklyn Museum of Art, NY
Material Culture: The Object in British Art of the 1980s and 90s’, Hayward
Gallery, London
1996 Ace!: Arts Council Collection New Purchases, Arts Council; Hatton Gallery,
Newcastle upon Tyne; Harris Museum and Art Gallery, Preston; Oldham
Art Gallery; Angel Row Gallery, Nottingham; Ormeau Baths Gallery,
Belfast; Arnolfini Gallery, Bristol
Plastic, Walsall Museum and Art Gallery; Arnolfini Gallery, Bristol
From Figure to Object: A Century of Sculptors’ Drawings, Frith Street
Gallery and Karsten Schubert, London
1995 Brilliant: New Art from Britian, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis;
Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston
12th International Biennial of Small Sculpture, Murska Sobota, Slovenia
Here and Now, Serpentine Gallery, London
Contemporary British Art in Print, Scottish National Gallery of Modern
Art, Edinburgh; Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT
1994 Not Self-Portrait: Larry Clark, Angus Fairhurst, Gilbert and George,
Gary Hume, Michael Landy, Abigail Lane, Sarah Lucas,
Marc Quinn, Cindy Sherman, Mark Wallinger, Gillian
Wearing, Karsten Schubert, London
1993 You’ve Seen the Rest Now Try the Best: Keith Coventry, Michael
Landy, Mark Wallinger, City Racing Gallery, London
Five Works: Keith Conventry, Michael Landy, Bridget Riley, Rachel
Whitehead and Alison Wilding, Karsten Schubert, London
Visione Britannica, Valentina Moncada and Pino Casagrande, Rome
1992 Instructions Received by Liam Gillick: Angela Bulloch, Adam
Chodzko, Matthew Collings, Jeremy Deller, Douglas Gordon,
Gary Hume, Michael Landy, Jonathon Monk, Simon
Patterson, Brendan Quick, Phillip Riley, Caroline Russel, Giorgio
Sadoti, Gavin Turk, Gillian Wearing, Galleria Gio Marconi, Milan
1991 Confrontaciones, Palacio de Velasquez, Madrid
We’ve Lost ET but the Boy’s Coming Back: Peter Cain, Michael
Jenkins and Michael Landy, Karsten Schubert, London

1991 Centenary Exhibition: Michael Craig-Martin, Michael Landy and
Julian Opie, Goldsmiths’ Gallery, London
Broken English: Angela Bulloch, Ian Davenport, Anya Gallaccio,
Damien Hirst, Gary Hume, Michael Landy, Sarah Staton and
Rachel Whiteread, Serpentine Gallery, London
Michael Landy, Christian Marclay, Peter Nagy, Andreas Schon and
Steve Wolfe, Jay Gorney Modern Art, New York
Unknown Europe, Miedzyhardow e Stowarzysznenie Krytykow Sztuki,
Krakow, Poland
1990 East Country Yard Show, London
1989 Young British Art Show: Angela Bulloch, Michael Landy, Gary
Hume, Esther Schipper, Cologne
Home Truths, Castello di Rivara, Turin
La Biennal de Barcelona
Dan Flavin, Michael Landy, Thomas Locher, Karsten Schubert, London
1988 That Which Appears is Good, That Which is Good Appears, Galerie
Tanja Grunert, Cologne
Ian Davenport, Gary Hume & Michael Landy, Karsten Schubert,
Freeze, Surrey Docks, London

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