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Martin Westwood

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These Hands Are Models (detail), 2011 © Courtesy the Artist and The Approach, London
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These Hands Are Modelled, Fingered, Numbered, 2011 Fired-clay Extrusions and Press-casts of Donations Box and Stone, Toughened Bronze Glass, Perforated Steel, Walnut Box-section 113x112x60cm © The Approach
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Pulled Horn, 2007 Acrylic, Rabbit's Paw, Map-pins, Lithograph on Paper 160x89cm © The Approach
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Creeping Tender Offered, 2007 Plotter-print, Map-pins in Walnut Frame 174x248x6cm © The Approach
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Crawled Peg, 2007 Upholstered Table, Toughened Glass, Gold Plated Brass Cocktail Sticks, Walnut Pot, Ballchain, Lead, Pen; Mild Steel Lithograph, Filing Spike and Perpetual Calendar; Aluminum, Photocopy Paper 58 X 210 X 140cm © The Approach
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Put Cull Purity, (A), 2007 Upholstered Cylinder, Toughened Glass, Walnut, Brass, Lithograph, Shredded Office Stationary & Lead 91 X 91 X 58cm © The Approach
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Ghostship. I've, I'm, I'll, I'd., 2007 Acrylic, Rubber Stamp, Wire, False Flower on Paper 118 X 97.5cm © The Approach
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Sunset Clause, 2004 Photocopied Paper, Pins, Vinyl Stickers, Glass (sand Blasted, Acid Brightened, Brilliant Cut, & Silver Leafed) 119 X 155cm © The Approach
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Things, 2003 Acrylic on FT Newsprint, Vinyl Stickers, Map Pins, Pinboard in Walnut Frame 82 X 115cm © The Approach
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Extrusion 4, 2007 Biro, Gouache, Rubber Stamp on Graph Paper 95 X 69.5cm © The Approach
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Intercalary Diary, 2006 Acrylic on Newsprint, Photocopy, Map Pins 213 X 141 X 5.5cm © The Approach
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Canopy, 2004 Acrylic on FT Newsprint, Vinyl Stickers, Map Pins, Pinboard in Walnut Frame 118.4 X 146.4cm © The Approach
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Black Dandelion, 2003 Acrylic on FT Newsprint, Vinyl Stickers, Map Pins, Pinboard in Walnut Frame 91 X 133cm © The Approach
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Stone Beaches, 2003 Acrylic on FT Newsprint, Vinyl Stickers, Map Pins, Pinboard in Walnut Frame 99 X 189cm © The Approach
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Trophy, 1999 2 Parts, Mixed Media 110 X 102cm © The Approach
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© Courtesy of the Artist and Galerie Fons Welters
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Polyester Resin Cast of Transaction Counter, Toughened Bronze and Clear Glass, Transaction Speech Holes 157x99x84 Cm © Courtesy of the Artist and Courtesy of the Artist and Boneus
Quick Facts
Birthplace
Sheffield, UK
Birth year
1969
Lives in
London
Works in
London
Representing galleries
Statement

Martin Westwood

Born 1969, Sheffield, UK

Lives and works in London, UK

Education

1992–94
MA Fine Art, The Royal College of Art, London, UK
1988–92
BA Fine Art, Chelsea College of Art and Design, London, UK

Solo Exhibitions

2011
These Hands Are Models, Stanley Picker Gallery, London, UK 

2009
COMMA12: Martin Westwood, Bloomberg Space, London, UK
Object Not Found, SE8, London, UK 

2008
Silt Inter Lace, The Approach W1, London, UK

2007
The Approach, London, UK

2006
Art Statements, Art 37 Basel, Switzerland

2005
Art Now Project Space, Tate Britain, London, UK

2004
Angelus Novus, Collective Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland
Broken Line, The Nunnery, London, UK

2003
Hard Pressed Flowers, The Approach, London, UK
fatfinger (HAITCH. KAY. EKS), Project Arts Centre, Dublin, Ireland

2001
A Seed Is a Stone, The Approach, London, UK

1999
Blind Eyes Turning, The Approach, London, UK

1998
All the Details Differ, Templehof, Hamburg, Germany
Yesterday’s Future, Fundacio la Caixa, Lleida, Spain

Group Exhibitions

2012
Two-person show with Oliver Laric, Peles Empire, London, UK (forthcoming)
Two-person show with Oliver Laric, Peles Empire, Cluj, Romania (forthcoming) 

2011
Two and a Half Dimensions, Pengolin, London
Der menschen klee, Kunst Im Tunnel, Düsseldorf, Germany
Transmitter/Receiver: The persistence of collage, Middlesborough Institute of Modern Art then touring to The New Art Gallery, Walsall; Usher Art Gallery, Lincoln; Tullie House, Carlisle
Sundaymorning@ekwc, British Ceramics Biennale, Stoke on Trent, UK

2010
Acute Melancholia, Studio 44, Stockholm, Sweden 

2009
The Things I Did and the Money I Spent, British School at Rome, Rome, Italy
The Sculpture Show, V22, London, UK

2008
V22 presents The Wharf Road Project: If You Can’t Close This Door Don’t Open It, London, UK
Prospects and Interiors: Recent acquisitions of sculptors’ drawings, The Henry Moore Institute, Leeds, UK

2006
Metropolis Rise, Shanghai and 798 Space, Beijing, China

2005
CUT, The Approach, London, UK

2004
Motes in all Eyes, The Ship, London, UK
Reflections, Artuaca Kunsterfgoed Festival, Tongeren, Belgium
Wider Than The Sky, 117 Commercial Street, London, UK
Concert in the Egg, The Ship, London, UK

2003
Dirty Pictures, The Approach, London, UK
East of Eden, 14 Wharf Road, London, UK

2002
The Galleries Show, The Royal Academy, London, UK
London Underground, Taipei Fine Art Museum, Taiwan

2001
Gate 13, Spitalfields, London, UK

2000
Heart and Soul, Sandroni Rey Gallery, Los Angeles, USA

1999
Inaugural Show, Lombard Freid,Curated by J.K. Brown, New York, USA
Limit less, Gallerie Krinzinger, Curated by Matthew Higgs, Vienna, Austria
6 min 3 sec, Tullkammaren, Umea, Sweden
Heart & Soul, Borough, London, UK
EAST International, Norwich School of Art, Norwich, UK

1997
September, The Approach, Selected by Peter Doig, London, UK
The Little Boy That Santa Forgot, Gallery X, Stockholm, Sweden

1996
Lightness and Weight, The Custard Factory, Birmingham, UK

Awards

2010
European Ceramics Work Centre, residency in Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands 

2009-10
Abbey Fellow, British School at Rome, Italy

2009
Stanley Picker Fellow, Kingston University, UK 

2008
Ricklundgarden, residency in Saxnas, Sweden

2005
Arts Council England, Grants to individual artists

2004
Arts Council England, Grants to individual artists

2001
Britsh Council Grant

2000
London Arts Board, Individual Artist Grant

1994–96
Delfina Studio Trust Awards, Two Year Studio Residency, London

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