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Scott King  1969, UK

Rank (2014): 2142 – 


Scott King, The Artist should never contemplate making a work of art that is about something; a successful work of art can only ever be about nothing.
The Artist should never contemplate making a work of art that is about something; a successful work of art can only ever be about nothing., 2012
The Saatchi Gallery

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United Kingdom 21
USA 12
Germany 9
Italy 8
France 6

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Artist Rank
Jeremy Deller  191 11
Christian Marclay  46 9
Jonathan Monk  60 8
Douglas Gordon  25 8

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  FRAC - Nord-Pas de Calais, France 3
  Herald St, United Kingdom 3

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1969 Born in Goole, East Yorkshire (UK)

Lives and works in London (UK)

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Public exhibitions (Selection) 69  Please report missing Information

until 27.4.
   Le Futur Commence Ici - FRAC - Nord-Pas de Calais, Dunkerque Send message

until 27.4.
   We Fragment, Collect and Narrate - Mit Werken aus den Sammlungen des FRAC Nord-Pas de Calais und Kunstmuseum Thun - Kunstmuseum Thun, Thun Send message


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   Scott King - Herald St, London (England)

   Pôle Marine - FRAC - Nord-Pas de Calais, Dunkerque
   Conversations - FRAC - Nord-Pas de Calais, Dunkerque

   Scott King - Herald St, London (England)
   Scott King - The Trial Continues - Bortolami, New York City, NY
   Scott King - Kunstverein München, Munich

   Scott King - Information - Bortolami, New York City, NY

   Scott King - White Columns, New York City, NY

   SCOTT KING - - Magnani, London (England) (closed, 2004)


to top Group shows   58

   We Fragment, Collect and Narrate
 - Cultuurcentrum Mechelen, Mechelen
   Snap / The Portfolio 2012 - Paul Stolper Gallery, London (England)

   advert, insert, cover, headline - Bischoff/Weiss, London (England)
   Intoleranz / Normalität - Grazer Kunstverein, Graz
   Power Of Consumption - Club Midnight, Berlin
   Punkt.Systeme - Vom Pointillismus zum Pixel - Wilhelm Hack Museum, Ludwigshafen
   Thames Delta - Focal Point Gallery, Southend-on-Sea, Essex (England)
   The Artists’ Postcard Show - Spike Island, Bristol (England)

   Session 4 / All Of The Above - Palais de Tokyo, Paris
   Saatchi Gallery in Adelaide: British Art Now - Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, SA
   A.D.D. Attention Deficit Desorder - Palazzo Lucarini Contemporary, Trevi
   Outrageous Fortune - Focal Point Gallery, Southend-on-Sea, Essex (England)
   Out of Storage: Provisoire & Définitif - Marres - Centre for Contemporary Culture, Maastricht
   Savage Messiah - Rob Tufnell, London (England)
   Scott King & Richard Serra - Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, Saint Louis, MO
   Matthew Darbyshire & Scott King - Herald St, London (England)
   Keep Floors and Passages Clear - White Columns, New York City, NY
   EUROPUNK, la culture visuelle punk en Europe, 1976-1980 - Académie de France à Rome - Villa Médicis, Rome

   Destrøy Design - Aarhus Kunstbygning - Center for Contemporary Art, Aarhus
   ... avant il n’y avait rien, après on va pouvoir faire mieux. - Circuit, Lausanne
  The Saatchi GalleryNewspeak: British Art Now - The Saatchi Gallery, London (England) Send message
   So Be It: Interventions in Printed Matter - Andrew Roth Gallery, New York City, NY
   Destroy Design - MUDAC - Musée de design es d`arts appliques contemporains, Lausanne

   Newspeak. British Art Now - The State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg
   Sound of Music - Turner Contemporary, Margate, Kent

Description and image Badischer KunstvereinJAHRESGABEN 2008 - Badischer Kunstverein, Karlsruhe Send message
   Jahresgaben 2008 - Kunstverein München, Munich
   Sympathy for the Devil: Art and Rock and Roll Since 1967 - Musée d´art contemporain de Montréal, Montreal, QC
   I have (no) issues - Lawrence Eng Gallery, Vancouver, BC
   Blitzkrieg Bop - Man&Eve, London (England)
   That Was Then...This Is Now - MoMA PS1, New York City, NY
   Martian Museum of Terrestrial Art - Barbican Art Gallery, London (England)
Description and image Badischer KunstvereinPop! goes the weasel - Badischer Kunstverein, Karlsruhe Send message
   Good News for People who love Bad News - SI Swiss Institute, New York City, NY
   the Collector: Sound of Music - Marres - Centre for Contemporary Culture, Maastricht

   Multiplex: Directions in Art, 1970 to Now - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
   Sympathy for the Devil: Art and Rock and Roll Since 1967 - Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (MCA), Chicago, IL
   Deaf 2 - "From the Audible to the Visible" - Galerie Frank Elbaz, Paris

   People - Museo D'Arte Contemporanea Donna Regina - MADRE, Naples
   Sound & Vision - Museo della Città, Perugia
   Amazing Friends - Galleria Maze, Turin

   Et maintenant - What now - Crac Alsace, Altkirch
Description and image  Zur Vorstellung des Terrors: - Die RAF - Ausstellung - Neue Galerie Graz - Universalmuseum Joanneum, Graz
   Bridge Freezes Before Road - Gladstone Gallery - New York - 24th Street, New York City, NY
   So klappt‘s - Modelle des Gelingens - Künstlerhaus Mousonturm, Frankfurt/Main
   herald street, london - White Columns, New York City, NY
Description and image  Zur Vorstellung des Terrors: Die RAF-Ausstellung - Kunst-Werke Berlin - KW Institute for Contemporary Art , Berlin

Description and image  Communicate: Independent British Graphic Design since the Sixties - Barbican Art Gallery, London (England)
   The Black Album - Antonio Colombo Arte Contemporanea, Milan
Description  Inventory - Scott King & Donald Urquhart - Portikus, Frankfurt/Main
   per amore - Galleria Civica d’arte contemporanea Montevergini, Siracusa

   Air Guitar - Tullie House Museum, Carlisle, Cumbria (England)
   Air Guitar - - Angel Row Gallery, Nottingham (England) (closed)

   Face/Off - a portrait of the artist - Kettle's Yard, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire (England)
   Air Guitar - Cornerhouse, Manchester (England)
   Framing my view - Galleria Maze, Turin
   Air Guitar - Milton Keynes Gallery, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire (England)

   CRASH! Corporatism & Complicity - ICA - Institute of Contemporary Arts London, London (England)


 Dealer Directory  4


 Galerie de multiples - GDM, Paris


 Galleria Sonia Rosso, Turin

United Kingdom

 Herald St, London (England)


 Bortolami, New York City, NY


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 Burger Collection, Berlin

United Kingdom

www.saatchigallery.comThe Saatchi Gallery, London (England) eMail
 Tate Britain, London (England)
 The New Art Gallery Walsall, Walsall, West Midlands (England)


 MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY


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