Anya Gallaccio

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Revons d'ôr , 2006 Cast Bronze, Glazed Porcelain, Polyester Rope H: 84 X W: 108 X D: 54 In © Lehmann Maupin
Like We've Never Met, 2003 Found Mahogany Glazed Doors 91.14 In By 26.79 In © Anya Gallaccio
Untitled, 1996 Multicolour Poster Paint H: 102 X W: 68 Cm © Courtesy of the Artist and Annet Gelink Gallery
As the moon turns in space , 2011 Archival Pigment Print On Rag Paper 20.3 X 27.2 Cm © Courtesy of the Artist and Annet Gelink Gallery
till the stars all burn away , 2003 Gold Plated Cast Bronze H: 33.9 X W: 11.4 X D: 3.5 In © Lehmann Maupin
because nothing has changed (detail) , 2000 Cast Bronze, 400 Bright Red Ceramic Apples, Polypropelene Rope H: 110.2 X W: 78.7 X D: 59.1 In © Lehmann Maupin
because nothing has changed (detail) , 2000 Cast Bronze, 400 Bright Red Ceramic Apples, Polypropelene Rope H: 110.2 X W: 78.7 X D: 59.1 In © Lehmann Maupin
solid and miraculous in the face of adversity (citrine) , 2005 Unique Cast Glass H: 6.7 X W: 13 X D: 7.5 In © Lehmann Maupin
Rhymes of goodbye , 2011 Rock, Broken Car Wind Screen Rock: 100 X 70 X 47 Cm (At Widest Points) © Annet Gelink Gallery
Motherlode Zinfandel, 2005-07 Six 750 Ml Glass Wine Bottles, Paper, Wax, Pine Box 14 X 22.5 X 5 Cm Box Dimensions © Thomas Dane Gallery
If i could look inside your heart, 2003 Hand Knotted Gold Lame Fishing Net 300 X 300cm (Unhung) © Thomas Dane Gallery
Untitled, Lion Tree, 2006 Bronze Cast, Glazed Porcelain, Rope 227 X 209 X 181cm © Thomas Dane Gallery
I can't get no, 2004 Direct Cast Bronze Illex Twigs, Red Glass Left Twig 81 X 25cm Right Twig 79 X 34cm © Thomas Dane Gallery
As the moon turns in space, 2011 Archival Pigment Prints On Rag Paper 20.3 X 27.2 Cm © Courtesy of the Artist and Thomas Dane Gallery
plain as your eyes can see, 2011 Archival Pigment Prints On Rag Paper 27.2 X 20.3 Cm © Annet Gelink Gallery
remind me to remind me, 2011 Concrete, Sand 41,8 X 100,5 X 129,5 Cm © Annet Gelink Gallery
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Anya Gallaccio Biography
1963   Born in Paisley, Scotland
1984 - 1985   Kingston Polytechnic, London
1985 - 1988   Goldsmith's College, University of London
1997   Jan-March Art Pace, Foundation for Contemporary Art, San Antonio Texas, USA, International Artist-In-Residence Programme
1998   Sargeant Fellowship, The British School at Rome, Italy
1999   Paul Hamlyn Award for Visual Artists, Paul Hamlyn Foundation Award, London
1999   Kanazawa College of Art, Japan
2002   1871 Fellowship, Rothermere American Institute, Oxford, San Francisco Art Institute, California, USA
2003   Nominee for the Turner Price, Tate Britain, London
2004   Headlands Center for the Arts, Sansalitos, California, USA
  Lives in London.
Selected Exhibitions
2010   Unknown Exhibition, The Eastshire Museums in Scotland including the Dick Institiute, the Baird Institute and the Doon Valley Museum, Kilmarnock, UK (solo)
2009   Inaugural Exhibition, Blum & Poe Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, USA (solo)
2009   Radical Nature- Art & Architecture for a Changing Planet 1969-2009, Barbican Gallery, London, UK (solo)
2009   Inaugural Exhibition Blum&Poe, Los Angeles, CA, USA
2008   If I was a painter, but then again, no, Kinsale Arts Week, Charles Fort, Kinsale, Ireland
2008   Living Flowers: Ikebana and Contemporary Art, Japanese American Museum, Los Angeles, USA
2008   Nina in Position, Artists Space, New York, NY
2008   Turner Prize: A Retrospective (touring exhibition), Tate Britain, London; Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Russia and Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan
2008   Comfort and Conversation, Annet Gelink Gallery, Amsterdam, Netherlands (solo)
2008   That Open Space Within, Camden Arts Center, London, UK (solo)
2008   Camden Art Centre, London, UK (solo)
2007   Thre Sheets to the Wind, Thomas Dane Gallery, London, UK (solo)
2007   Wood for the Trees and Falling Leaves, Gimpel Fills, (curated by Alice Correia), London UK
2007   Apres la Pluie, Musée departemental d’art contemporain de Rouchechouart, France
2007   Chanel, Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts, Moskow, Russia
2007   Kim Light Gallery Early 90’s, Kim Light Lightbox, Los Angeles, CA, USA
2007   Relationships: Contemporary Sculpture, York Art Gallery, York, UK
2007   Sparkle then Fade, Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA, USA
2007   The Flower of Life: an exhibition about art, love and nature, James Hyman Gallery, London, UK
2006   Still Life, New Art Centre, Wiltshire, UK
2006   Core, Illuminate Productions, Union Works, London, UK
2006   If It didn’t exist you’d have to invent it...A partial Showroom history, The Showroom, London, UK
2006   Toutes Compositions Florales, Counter Gallery, London, UK
2006   Too Much Love, Angles Gallery, Santa Monica, CA, USA
2006   One Art, Sculpture Center , New York, USA (solo)
2006   Galeria Leme, Såo Paulo, Brazil (solo)
2005   Shadow with the things you know, Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, USA (solo)
2005   Silver Seed, Mount Stuart, Isle of Bute, Scotland (solo)
2005   Monuments for the USA, CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, USA
2005   Palazzo delle Papesse, Siena, Italy (solo)
2004   Lehmann Maupin Gallery, New York (solo)
Lustwarande 04: Disorientation of Beauty, Tilburg, The Netherlands
2003   Turner Prize Exhibition, Tate, London (solo)
Ikon, Birmingham, England (solo)
Urban Baroque, Plane Space, New York
FlowerPower, Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery; The Millennium Galleries, Sheffield
2003   Sometimes with one I Love, Annet Gelink Gallery, Amsterdam, Netherlands (solo)
2002   beat, Duveen Sculpture Commission, Tate Britain, London
Caldic Collection in Boijmans Van Beuningen Museum
Blast to Freeze: British Art in the 20th Century, Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Germany (curated by Henry Meyric Hughes + Gijs van Tuyl)
Different States, Spacex Gallery, Exeter
In Print, A British Council touring exhibition of contemporary prints commissioned and
published by the Paragon Press. The Art Pavilion Gallery, Belgrade; Yaroslavl Museum of Fine Arts, Urals Museum of the Youth at Yekaterinburg; Centre of Graphics and Printmaking and Akhmatova Museum and Novosibirsk Fine Art Gallery.
Words from the Arts Council Collection, A National Touring Exhibition, City Museum & Art Gallery, Plymouth; Arts Centre, Aberystwyth; City Art Gallery, York; Gallery, Oldham, and The City Gallery, Leicester (selected by Isobel Johnstone and Fiona Bradley)
2001   "blessed," Lehmann Maupin, New York.
Egofugal: fugue from ego for the next emergence, 7th International Istanbul Biennial
Cadiz, Spain.
FIELD DAY: Sculpture from Britain, Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taiwan.
2000   "now the leaves are falling fast," fig-1, London, UK.
"Falling from grace," annet gelink gallery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
"Falling from grace," Projektraum, Kunsthalle, Bern, Switzerland.
Lemon Tree Hill, Asprey Jacques, London
Art in the Park, Compton Verney
The Greenhouse Effect, Serpentine Gallery, London
The Invisible Touch, The Kunstraum, Innsbruck, Austria
1999   Natural Dependency, Jerwood Gallery London
Flower Show, Fruitmarket Edinburgh
Releasing Senses: Anya Gallaccio, Christian Marclay, Muraoka Saburo, Martin Walde, curated by Mami Kataoka, Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery, Japan.
1999   60s/90s Two Decades of Art and Culture, Towner Art Gallery and Museum, Eastbourne
Viereck und Kosmos: Amdenener Rundang, Amden, Switzerland.
Graphic! British Prints Now, Yale Centre for British Art, New York, NY
1999   Do Paintings Dream of Veronese Green? curated by Maia Damianovic, Elga Wimmer, New York.
Prime, curated by Andrew Nairne and Katrina Brown, Dundee Contemporary Arts, Scotland.
1999   "All the Rest is Silence," Sadler's Wells, London
"Glaschu," Tramway at Lanarkshire House Glasgow
1998   "Chasing Rainbows," Bloom Gallery Amsterdam
"Two Sisters," Minerva Basin Hull
"Chasing Rainbows," Delfina, London, UK.
1998   Fifty Years of Sculpture Works from the Arts Council Collection, Lothbury Gallery, London, UK.
Still…, Laurent Delaye Gallery, London, UK.
Les Capteurs de Rêves, curated by Claude Gosselin, La Biennale de Montréal, Canada.
New Art from Britain, curated by Peter Murray, Kunstraum Innsbruck, Austria.
Real Life: New British Art, Tochigi Prefectural Museum, Fukuoka Art Museum, Hiroshima City Museum, Tokyo MOCA, Ashiya City Museum, British Council.
1998   Here to Stay: Arts Council Collection purchases of the 1990s, National Touring Exhibitions, Plymouth Arts Centre; Aberystwyth Arts Centre; The Metropole Arts Centre, Folkestone; The Potteries Museum and Art Gallery, Stoke-on-Trent; Laing Art Gallery.
1998   Organic, Les Abattoirs, Toulouse, France.
Thinking Aloud, curated by Richard Wentworth, National Touring Exhibitions, Kettles Yard Cambridge; Cornerhouse, Manchester; Camden Arts Centre, London, UK.
1997   Private Face/Urban Space: A New Generation of Artists from Britain, The Gasworks, Athens, Greece.
Pictura Britannica, curated by Bernice Murphy, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia.
1997   Der Verlorene Garten, curated by Roman Kurzmeyer, Kunsthalle Palazzo, Liestal, Switzerland.
Der Verlorene Garten, curated by Roman Kurzmeyer, Kunsthalle Palazzo, Liestal, Switzerland.
1997   Blum and Poe, Los Angeles.
"Keep of the Grass," Serpentine Gallery Lawn, London.
Art Pace, San Antonio, TX.
1996   "absolute," Galerie Rodolphe Janssen Brussels
"Harvest of the winter months," Galerie im Künstlerhaus, Bremen, Germany.
Ars Futura Galerie, Zurich, Switzerland.
1996   The Pleasure of Aesthetic Life, curated by Amikam Toren, The Showroom, London, UK.
From Figure to Object: A century of Sculptors’ Drawings, Frith Street Gallery and Karsten Schubert, London, UK.
Private View: Contemporary British and German Artists, a New Collection for John and Josephine Bowes, The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle, Durham, UK.
Time Wise, Swiss Institute, New York.
1995   The British Art Show 4, National Touring Exhibition: “Faith,” Castlefield Gallery, Manchester, UK; Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh, Scotland; Cardiff.
Brilliant! New art from London, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis; Contemporary Art Museum, Houston, Texas.
On Beauty, curated by Dan Cameron, Regina Gallery, Moscow, Russia.
Where you were even now, curated by Roman Kurzmeyer, Kunsthalle Winterthur, Switzerland.
Chocolate!, Swiss Institute, New York.
Anya Gallaccio and Fortun O’Brien, Bloom Gallery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
1995   "Towards the rainbow," Angel Row Gallery, Nottingham.
Stephen Friedman, London, UK.
1994   "Stroke," Blum and Poe, Los Angeles.
"Couverture," Filiale, Basel, Switzerland.
"Stroke," Karsten Schubert, London, UK.
"La Dolce Vita," Stephania Miscetti, Rome, Italy.
1994   Art Unlimited: Multiples from the 1960s and 1990s, National Touring Exhibitions.
Le Shuttle, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, Germany.
Sarah Staton Supastore Boutique…, Laure Genillard Gallery, London, UK.
inSITE 94, (Chrematis) Agua Caliente, Tijuana, Mexico, Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego.
Group Show: Gallery Artists, Karsten Schubert, London, UK.
Choix de Bruxelles, Espace Jacqmotte, Brussels, Belgium.
Domestic Violence, Gio Marconi, Milan, Italy.
Punishment + Decoration, Hohenthal und Bergen, Köln, Germany.
A Group Show: Keith Coventry, Peter Davis, Anya Gallaccio, Zebedee Jones, Bridget Riley, and Alison Wilding, Karsten Schubert, London, UK.
1993   Sarah Staton Supastore, Poster Studio, London, UK.
Le Jardin de la Vierge, Musée Instrumental, Brussels, Belgium.
Mandy Loves Declan 100%, Mark Boote Gallery, New York.
Home Alone, with Angus Fairhurst, 85 Charlotte Street, London, UK.
Le Principle de Réalité, Villa Arson, Nice, France.
Ha-Ha, Spacex Gallery, Exeter, UK.
Wooster Gardens: A Group Show, curated by Michael Jenkins.
1993   "Brown on white," Galerie Krinzinger, Vienna, Austria.
Ars Futura Galerie, Zurich, Switzerland.
Kim Light Gallery, Los Angeles.
1992   "red on green," Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, UK.
1992   With Attitude, Galerie Rodolphe Janssen, Brussels, Belgium.
20 Fragile Pieces, curated by Gianni Romano, Galerie Barbara et Luigi Polla, Geneva, Switzerland.
Sweet Home, Oriel Mostyn Gallery, Gwynedd; South London Gallery, London; Newlyn Art Gallery, Penzance, Cornwall; Aberystwyth Arts Centre, Wales.
A Group Show: Lea Andrews, Keith Coventry, Anya Gallaccio, Liam Gillick, Damien Hirst, Gary Hume, Abigail Lane, Sarah Lucas, Steven Pippin, Marc Quinn, Marcus Taylor and Rachel Whiteread, Barbara Gladstone Gallery and Stein Gladstone Gallery, New York.
Life Size, Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Prato, Italy.
15/1, Malania Basarab Gallery, London, UK.
Fifth Anniversary Exhibition, Karsten Schubert Ltd., London, UK.
1991   Confrontaciones, Palacio de Velázquez, Madrid, Spain.
Broken English, Serpentine Gallery, London, UK.
The Times: London’s Young Artists, Art ’91 Olympia, London, UK.
1991   Karsten Schubert Ltd., London, UK.
1990   Next Phase, Wapping Pumping Station, London, UK.
East County Yard Show, Surrey Docks, London, UK.
1989   The Drum Show, Broadgate Arena, London, UK.
New Year New Talent, Anderson O’Day, London.
1988   Poetic Figuration in the Eighties, Laudale House, London, UK.
Freeze, Surrey Docks, London, UK.
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