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Gavin Turk  1967, UK

Rank (2014): 551 – 

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Young British Artists

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United Kingdom 97
Germany 29
France 19
USA 16

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Artist Rank
Tracey Emin  181 43
Damien Hirst  32 35
Andy Warhol  1 27
Jake & Dinos Chapman  361 26
Bob & Roberta Smith  2653 24

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  The New Art Gallery Walsall, United Kingdom 7
AEROPLASTICS contemporary AEROPLASTICS contemporary, Belgium 7

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1967 Born in Guildford, Surrey, England (UK)

Lives and works in London, England (UK)

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Public exhibitions (Selection) 255  Please report missing Information

until 16.11.
   Building Site - Meadow Arts, Craven Arms, Shropshire Send message

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   Gavin Turk: A - Ben Brown Fine Arts - Hong Kong, Hong Kong Send message

until 9.11.
   Wish You Were Here - The Atkinson, Southport Send message

until 5.11.
Description  What Marcel Duchamp Taught Me - FAS Contemporary, London Send message


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   Gavin Turk – Pense Bête - Larm Galleri, Copenhagen

   Gavin Turk - GT - Pavillon Bosio - Ecole Supérieure d'Arts Plastiques de la Ville de Monaco, Monaco
   Gavin Turk - Vanacular / A Site-specific Project For The 55th Venice Biennale - Gervasuti Foundation, Venice
   Gavin Turk - The Years - Ben Brown Fine Arts, London
   Gavin Turk L'Amour Fou - David Nolan Gallery, New York City, NY

   Transit Disaster - Paul Stolper Gallery, London
   Gavin Turk - Galerist Istanbul, Istanbul
   Gavin Turk - - PATRICIA LOW CONTEMPORARY, Geneva (closed, 2012)
   Beyond Decadence - Eduard Planting Fine Art Photographs, Amsterdam
   Gavin & Turk - Ben Brown Fine Arts, London

   En Face - VIGO, London
Description and image AEROPLASTICS contemporaryGavin Turk - Jack Shit! - AEROPLASTICS contemporary, Brussels Send message
  Galerie KrinzingerGavin Turk: Before The World Was Round - Galerie Krinzinger, Vienna Send message
Description and image PATRICIA LOW CONTEMPORARYGavin Turk - Me as He - PATRICIA LOW CONTEMPORARY, Gstaad Send message

   Gavin Turk - Galerie Almine Rech - Paris, Paris
Description  Les Bikes de bois rond - artconnexion, Lille
Description and image CAC Centro de Arte Contemporáneo MálagaGavin Turk - CAC Centro de Arte Contemporáneo Málaga, Málaga Send message

   Gavin Turk - The Mirror Stage - Goodman Gallery Cape, Cape Town
   Gavin Turk - Aurel Scheibler / ScheiblerMitte, Berlin
   Gavin Turk - Paul Stolper Gallery, London
   Gavin Turk, Jazzz - Sean Kelly Gallery, New York City, NY

  AEROPLASTICS contemporaryGavin Turk - AEROPLASTICS contemporary, Brussels Send message
   Gavin Turk - Kunsthaus Baselland, Basel

   Gavin Turk - The Negotiation of Purpose - MAGASIN-Centre National d’art Contemporain de Grenoble, Grenoble
   Gavin Turk - The Negotiation of Purpose - GeM - Museum voor Actuele Kunst, The Hague

   Waste Not,Want Not - Galleri Veggerby, Copenhagen

   Gavin Turk - Galerie Almine Rech - Paris, Paris
  Galerie KrinzingerGavin Turk - Melange - Galerie Krinzinger, Vienna Send message
   Gavin Turk - White Elephant - Sean Kelly Gallery, New York City, NY

   Gavin Turk - The Golden Thread - White Cube - Hoxton Square, London

   Gavin Turk - ny kunstner i Galleri Veggerby - Galleri Veggerby, Copenhagen
   Gavin Turk - et in arcadia eggo - New Art Centre, Salisbury
   Gavin Turk - Spare Change - Contemporary Fine Arts - CFA, Berlin

   Gavin Turk - The Stuff Show - SLG South London Gallery, London

   Gavin Turk - - Galerie Aurel Scheibler - Cologne, Cologne (closed, 2005)

   Gavin Turk - A Marvellous Force of Nature - White Cube - Hoxton Square, London


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   Dublin Biennial 2014 - The Dublin Biennial Gallery, Dublin
Description  Platform - Almine Rech Gallery, Brussels
   Imaginarium - Larm Galleri, Copenhagen
   Home - The Crisis Commission - The Bermondsey Project, London
Description and image AEROPLASTICS contemporaryFull House - 15 Years of Inventory and Exhibitions at Aeroplastics Contemporary - AEROPLASTICS contemporary, Brussels Send message
   Paparazzi ! Photographes, stars et artistes - Centre Pompidou-Metz, Metz
   Sculpture Show - Patricia Low Contemporary, St. Moritz

   Artists of the Colony Room - England & Co, London
   Expression: A Philosophical Portrait Of Humankind - Ben Brown Fine Arts - Hong Kong, Hong Kong
   Le Futur Commence Ici - FRAC - Nord-Pas de Calais, Dunkerque
Description CAC Centro de Arte Contemporáneo MálagaSIGNS ON THE ROAD A GROUP EXHIBITION AT THE CAC MÁLAGA - CAC Centro de Arte Contemporáneo Málaga, Málaga Send message
   Sculpture after Artschwager - David Nolan Gallery, New York City, NY
   Works on Paper - i8 Gallery, Reykjavik
   London Utd - Kling & Bang Gallery, Reykjavik
   Making faces - Falmouth Art Gallery, Falmouth, Cornwall
   Bakers Dozen V: Marginal Revolutions - Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA
   The Art Of Not Making - Hå gamle prestegard, Nærbø
   XXH - Premiere Rétrospective - Fondation Francès, Senlis
   Snap / The Portfolio 2012 - Paul Stolper Gallery, London
   Glasstress 2013 / 55th Venice Biennale of Art, Collateral Event - Berengo Centre for Contemporary Art & Glas, Venice
   Déjà-vu? Die Kunst der Wiederholung von Dürer bis YouTube - Staatliche Kunsthalle Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe
   Poesia - Werke Sammlung Rik Reinking - Städtische Galerie Delmenhorst, Delmenhorst
   Editions - Goodman Gallery Cape, Cape Town

   Adventure - Herrick Gallery, London
   Carving in Britan from 1910 to Now - Contemporary Carving - FAS Contemporary, London
   The Fabricated Object - Sumarria Lunn, London
   Art, science & fiction - MAC's Grand Hornu - Musée des Arts Contemporains, Hornu
   With An Apple I will Astonish - Large Glass, London
  The Saatchi GalleryThe Art Of Chess - The Saatchi Gallery, London Send message
   The End of Everything/A New Beginning - Larm Galleri, Copenhagen
   London Twelve - City Gallery Prague / Galerie Hlavního Města Prahy, Prague
   Plate - Herrick Gallery, London
   Made In Britain - Contemporary Art From The British Council Collection 1980 - 2010 - National Gallery of Arts - Tirana, Tirana
   The End - Jacob's Island Gallery, London
   Sara & André and several pieces from Gavin Turks' shop - The Mews Project Space, London
   Déjà-vu? Die Kunst der Wiederholung von Dürer bis YouTube - Staatliche Kunsthalle Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe
   The Artists’ Postcard Show - Spike Island, Bristol

   Radical Drawing - Purdy Hicks Gallery, London
   Post Pop - Gow Langsford Gallery, Auckland
   Frisch ausgepackt – Wie Kunst altert - Kraftwerk Depot - MARTa Herford, Herford
   #40 Ideal Home - Chelsea space - Chelsea College of Art and Design, London
   What? - Mimmo Scognamiglio Artecontemporanea, Milan
   Small Medium Large - Donjon de Vez, Vez
   Farbe im Fluss - 20 Jahre Weserburg - Weserburg | Museum für moderne Kunst, Bremen
   Hackney Hoard - Galerie8, London
   Eat Me - Goodman Gallery Cape, Cape Town
   Made in Britain: Contemporary Art from the British Council Collection 1980–2010 - Hong Kong Heritage Museum, Hong Kong
  AEROPLASTICS contemporaryDeep inside - AEROPLASTICS contemporary, Brussels Send message
   Wax - Sensation in contemporary sculpture - KUNSTEN Museum of Modern Art Aalborg (former Nordjyllands Kunstmuseum), Aalborg
  mitterrand+cramer / art advisoryAbstraction(s) - mitterrand+cramer / art advisory, Geneva Send message
   Fountain Show - Dispari & Dispary Project, Reggio Emilia
   Drawing 2011 – Biennial Fundraiser - The Drawing Room, London
   Poisson d'Avril - VOUS ETES ICI, Amsterdam
Description  Blink! Light, Sound & the Moving Image - Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO
   The Art of Chess - University of Queensland Art Museum, Brisbane, QLD
Description  Peeping Tom - Kunsthal KAdE, Amersfoort
Description and image  WAX - Sensation in Contemporary Sculpture - Kunstforeningen GL Strand, Copenhagen
   Freibeuter der Utopie - Weserburg | Museum für moderne Kunst, Bremen
   Something That I’ll Never Really See: Contemporary Photography from the V&A - National Gallery of Modern Art - Bangalore, Bangalore

   Identity Theft - Mimmo Scognamiglio Artecontemporanea, Milan
   The Winter Show 2010 - i8 Gallery, Reykjavik
   Then I Remembered - Carter&Gallagher, London
   Then I remembered - Carter Presents, London
   Diamonds are Forever - Scream London, London
   Be-Head - Andipa Gallery, London
Description  Something That I'll Never Really See, Contemporary Photography from the V&A - Veer Mata Jijbai Bhonsle Udyan, Mumbai
   The 5th Anniversary Exhibition - - PATRICIA LOW CONTEMPORARY, Geneva (closed, 2012)
   Transcending - Larm Galleri, Copenhagen
   Playing the City II - Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt/Main
   Unsichtbare Schatten - Bilder der Verunsicherung - MARTa Herford, Herford
   The House of Fairy Tales - exquisite trove - Newlyn Art Gallery, Newlyn
Description  Kupferstichkabinett: Between Thought and Action - White Cube - Hoxton Square, London
Description and image AEROPLASTICS contemporary"The Alchemy of Delusion" - Summer group exhibition - AEROPLASTICS contemporary, Brussels Send message
   Pop Life: Art in a Material World - National Gallery of Canada - Musée des beaux-arts du Canada, Ottawa, ON
   Winter Show - The Goodman Gallery, Johannesburg
   ... umso mehr - Kunsthalle Göppingen, Göppingen
Description and image  Passion fruits picked from the Olbricht Collection - me Collectors Room Berlin, Berlin
   Don't Piss on Me and Tell Me it's Raining - Apexart, New York City, NY
   The Art of chess - DOX - Centre for contemporary art, Prague
   The House of Fairy Tales - Millennium, St. Ives, Cornwall
Description  Seconde main - Musée d´Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris - MAM/ARC, Paris
   Ybas Retrospective - Jealous Gallery, London
Description and image  Peeping Tom - Vegas Gallery, London
   Pop Life - Warhol, Haring, Koons, Hirst, … - Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg
Description and image  Party! - The New Art Gallery Walsall, Walsall, West Midlands
   East Wing Nine presents EXHIBITIONISM: The Art of Display - Courtauld Institute of Art, London
   Sur le Dandysme Aujourd´Hui - CGAC - Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea, Santiago de Compostela
   Banners of Persuasion - Demons, Yarns & Tales: Tapestries by Contemporary Artists - James Cohan Gallery - New York, New York City, NY

   That’s all Folks! - Cultuurcentrum Brugge, Bruges
   Horn of Plenty - Viktor Wynd Fine Art, London
   Auction and exhibition in aid of the Medical Foundation for the Care of Victims of Torture - Sumarria Lunn, London
   Recent British Drawings - Trinity Contemporary, New York City, NY
   Sphères 2009 - Galleria Continua - Le Moulin, Boissy-le-Châtel
   Pop Life: Art in a Material World - Tate Modern, London
   Pop My Cherry - - PATRICIA LOW CONTEMPORARY, Geneva (closed, 2012)
   No Show - Nicholas Robinson Gallery (former Briggs Robinson Gallery), New York City, NY
   The Passionate Pursuit: Gifts and Promised Works from Donna and Cargill MacMillan, Jr. - Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Springs, CA
   Another Air - Galleria Alessandra Bonomo, Rome
   In Between the Lines - Trinity Contemporary, London
   A Shot In The Dark - Carter&Gallagher, London
   A Shot In The Dark - Carter Presents, London
   On The Line - Crimes Town, London
   Nation State - The Goodman Gallery, Johannesburg
   Warholesque - Richard Young Gallery, London
   Distortion - Gervasuti Foundation, Venice
   Drawing 2009 Biennal Fundraiser - The Drawing Room, London
   Nation State - Goodman Gallery Cape, Cape Town
   Heads - - Rex Irwin Art Dealer, Woollahra, NSW (closed, 2012)
Description and image Galerie KrinzingerARTISTS OF THE GALLERY - A SPECIAL SELECTION - Galerie Krinzinger, Vienna Send message
   The Art of Chess - Listasafn Reykjavikur - Reykjavík Art Museum, Reykjavik

   Presque rien 2 - - Laure Genillard, London (closed, 2010)
Description  Fresh Out of the Box - The New Art Gallery Walsall, Walsall, West Midlands
   Shaping a Space II - Galeria Mário Sequeira, Braga
   Rock My Religion 1 - DA2 - Domus Artium 2002, Salamanca
   Dystopia For All at The Wharf Road Project - Carter&Gallagher, London
   Deadly Serious - EXPRMNTL Galerie, Toulouse
   SIGNAL 8: Summer Salon Show - The Cat Street Gallery, Hong Kong
   Ready Made - Yvon Lambert - Paris, Paris
   Cancelled, Erased & Removed, A Group Show - Sean Kelly Gallery, New York City, NY
   CARTER presents TEN at The Printspace - Carter&Gallagher, London
   Starstruck - The New Art Gallery Walsall, Walsall, West Midlands
   The freak show - Musée de la Monnaie de Paris 11 , Paris
Description Galerie KrinzingerGavin Turk / Helen Chadwick: PISS OFF! / Martin Walde: HALUCIGENIA & MORE - Galerie Krinzinger, Vienna Send message
   The Famous, the Infamous & the Really Quite Good - Decima Gallery, London

   Pop! - Collectors Contemporary, Singapore
Description and image AEROPLASTICS contemporaryIN MY SOLITUDE - AEROPLASTICS contemporary, Brussels Send message
   Unfinished Symphony - FAS Contemporary, London
   Out of the Box And In The Garman Ryan Collection - The New Art Gallery Walsall, Walsall, West Midlands
   Max. Durchfahrtshöhe - Aurel Scheibler / ScheiblerMitte, Berlin
   Six Feet Under: Autopsy of Our Relations - Deutsches Hygiene Museum, Dresden
   When We Build, Let Us Think That We Build Forever - BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead
   The Collective - Paul Stolper Gallery, London
   says the junk in the yard - Flowers Galleries - Kingsland Road, London
   Monochromed II: White Out - FAS Contemporary, London
   Art Car Boot Fair 2007 - Art Car Boot Fair, London
   Role Exchange - Sean Kelly Gallery, New York City, NY
   Other Men's Flowers - Venetia Kapernekas Gallery, New York City, NY
   The Freak Show - Musée d'Art Contemporain Lyon, Lyon
   Citadel - David Risley Gallery, Copenhagen
   Drawing 2007 - The Drawing Room, London
   Timer 01 - Triennale Bovisa, Milan
Description  PURE - Sean Kelly Gallery, New York City, NY
   Draw - Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art - MIMA, Middlesbrough
   Darkness Visible – Contemporary Art Society Special Collection Scheme - Southampton City Art Gallery, Southampton
   Gail Wigley Window Box - The New Art Gallery Walsall, Walsall, West Midlands

   Valencia Arte Contemporáneo - IVAM - Institut Valencià d'Art Modern, Valencia
   VAC - IVAM - Institut Valencià d'Art Modern, Valencia
   Peace Camp - The Brick Lane Gallery, London
   The Hiscox Collection #2 - Hiscox Art Projects, London
   In the darkest hour there may be light - Brandler Galleries, Brentwood, Essex
   In the darkest hour there may be light - Works from Damien Hirst’s murderme collection - Serpentine Gallery, London
   Multiplication - MAC Museo de Arte Contemporáneo. Universidad de Chile, Santiago
   The Signings - Keith Talent Gallery, London
   Six Feet Under; Autopsie unseres Umgang mit Toten - Kunstmuseum Bern, Bern
   The Wonderful Fund - Collecting Art for the New Millenium - Pallant House Gallery, Chichester, West Sussex
   In Between - - Galeria Presença - Lisboa, Lisbon (closed)
   Passionate Collectors - The New Art Gallery Walsall, Walsall, West Midlands
   Dark Matter - White Cube - Hoxton Square, London
   Rosa Almeida, Gavin Turk - In Between - Galeria Presença - Porto, Porto
   Stages of Life - Rethorics of Emotion - Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus & Kunstbau, Munich
   KAPITEL VII: Bühne des Lebens – Rhetorik des Gefühls - Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus & Kunstbau, Munich
   Die Jugend von heute - Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt/Main
   Crivellli´s Nail - Chapter Gallery, Cardiff, Wales
   East Wing Collection No 7 Culture Bound - Courtauld Institute of Art, London

   Et maintenant - What now - Centre rhénan d'art contemporain, Altkirch
   Superstars - Das Prinzip Prominenz. Von Warhol bis Madonna - Kunsthalle Wien (Museumsquartier), Vienna
   Wonderful Fund Collection - Musée de Marrakech, Marrakech
   M City European Cityscape - Kunsthaus Graz, Graz
   (my private) Heroes - MARTa Herford, Herford
   Contemporary Self-Portraiture/Re-assessing Identity - Earl Lu Gallery, Singapore

   gegenwärtig: Selbst, inszeniert - Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg
   Emotions Eins - Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt/Main
   Sculptures - Galerie Almine Rech - Paris, Paris
   Jeremy Deller & Gavin Turk - Paul Stolper Gallery, London
   Angles - The New Art Gallery Walsall, Walsall, West Midlands
   Domestic (f)utility - New Art Centre, Salisbury

   Bag Lady - Cell Project Space, London
   December udstilling - Galleri Veggerby, Copenhagen
   ARTLAB Especial 2003 - - Mobile Home, London (closed)
Description and image  GROUP SHOW - - Mobile Home, London (closed)
   Square Show - Bloomberg Space, London
   Coollustre - Collection Lambert, Avignon
   Group exhibition - Multiplication - Mestna Galerija / City Art Gallery Ljubljana, Ljubljana
Description and image  Independence - SLG South London Gallery, London
   Tobias Putrih, Gavin Turk -Showroom - Almine Rech Gallery, Paris
  The Saatchi GalleryWorks from the collection - The Saatchi Gallery, London Send message

   It's Unfair! - - Museum De Paviljoens, Almere (closed, 2013)
   Face/Off - a portrait of the artist - Kettle's Yard, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Description and image  Whisper - Sammelausstellung zum elfjährigen Jubiläum - - Galerie Aurel Scheibler - Cologne, Cologne (closed, 2005)
Description and image  Wächserne Identitäten - Figürliche Wachsplastik am Ende des 20. Jahrhunderts - Georg Kolbe Museum, Berlin
Description  Remix: Contermporary art & pop - Tate Liverpool, Liverpool
   Second Skin: historical life casting and contemporary culture - Henry Moore Institute, Leeds
Description Galerie KrinzingerHommage an Rudolf Schwarzkogler - Galerie Krinzinger, Vienna Send message

   Funny - - Andrew Mummery Gallery, London (closed)
   teeth & trousers - Cell Project Space, London
   49th International Art Exhibition Venice Biennale / Biennale di Venezia - La Biennale di Venezia, Venice
  AEROPLASTICS contemporaryFace Off - AEROPLASTICS contemporary, Brussels Send message
   Century City - Tate Modern, London

   Multiple Choice - Institute of Contemporary Arts Singapore, Singapore
   Portrait - Tomio Koyama Gallery - Tokyo, Tokyo
   Out There - An Exhibition of Contemporary British Art - White Cube - Hoxton Square, London
Description  Half Dust - Irish Museum of Modern Art - IMMA, Dublin

   Sensation: Young British Artists from the Saatchi Collection - Brooklyn Museum of Art, New York City, NY
   6th International İstanbul Biennial 1999 - International Istanbul Biennial, Istanbul
   Beautiful Productions - Whitechapel Art Gallery, London
Description  mode of art - Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Westfalen, Düsseldorf, Dusseldorf

   Sensation: Young British Artists from the Saatchi Collection - Hamburger Bahnhof - Museum für Gegenwart, Berlin
   Camouflage - Galerie Praz-Delavallade - Paris, Paris
   Group Exhibition - Collective Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland
   Sale or Return: An Exhibition of art works that may be seen or heard in a bookshop - Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland

   Sensation: Young British Artists from the Saatchi Collection - Royal Academy of Arts, London

   Faustrecht der Freiheit - Weserburg | Museum für moderne Kunst, Bremen

   Karaoke - Portikus, Frankfurt/Main

   Group Exhibition - - Galerie Aurel Scheibler - Cologne, Cologne (closed, 2005)

   London Portfolio - Gallery Karsten Schubert, London


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www.galerie-krinzinger.atGalerie Krinzinger, Vienna eMail


AEROPLASTICS contemporaryAEROPLASTICS contemporary, Brussels  eMail


 Larm Galleri, Copenhagen
 Galleri Veggerby, Copenhagen


 Almine Rech Gallery, Paris


 Contemporary Fine Arts - CFA, Berlin
 Aurel Scheibler / ScheiblerMitte, Berlin
 Patricia Low Contemporary, Munich


 Galeria Presença - Porto, Porto

South Africa

 Goodman Gallery Cape, Cape Town
 The Goodman Gallery, Johannesburg


mitterrand+cramer / art advisorymitterrand+cramer / art advisory, Geneva  eMail
Patricia Low ContemporaryPatricia Low Contemporary, Gstaad  eMail
 Patricia Low Contemporary, St. Moritz

United Kingdom

 Ben Brown Fine Arts, London
 Counter Editions, London
 Herrick Gallery, London
 Large Glass, London
 Paul Stolper Gallery, London
 Trinity Contemporary, London
 New Art Centre, Salisbury


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 Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig - MUMOK , Vienna


 Museum für Moderne Kunst (MMK), Frankfurt/Main
 Sammlung Reinking, Hamburg

United Kingdom

 Cass Sculpture Foundation, Chichester, West Sussex
 Hiscox Art Projects, London
 Tate Britain, London
 Zabludowicz Collection London, London
 Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art - MIMA, Middlesbrough


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