Language and login selector start
Language and login selector end

Full Access to this page is restricted to members of ArtFacts.Net

You will only see limited information for the artist until you purchase a membership.

Click here to buy a membership

Already a member? Login now

Willie Doherty  1959, UK

Rank (2014): 685 – 

to top Ranking Graph:

Artfacts.Net™ Chart

to top Artist's arttributes:

Photography, Video

to top Most exhibitions in:

USA 36
Ireland (Republic) 28
United Kingdom 26
Germany 25
Spain 18

to top Most exhibitions shown with:

Artist Rank
Mona Hatoum  54 20
Douglas Gordon  24 18
Dorothy Cross  1632 17
Thomas Ruff  11 17
Sean Scully  212 16

to top Most exhibitions held at:

  Alexander and Bonin, USA 16
  Kerlin Gallery, Ireland (Republic) 14
  Irish Museum of Modern Art - IMMA, Ireland (Republic) 8
  Galerie Peter Kilchmann, Switzerland 5

to top Biography:  Please report missing Information

1959 Born in Derry, Northern Ireland (UK)

1978 - 1981 Ulster Polytechnic, Belfast

Scholarship 1999 DAAD residency, Berlin, Germany

Awards 1995 Irish Museum of Modern Art Glen Dimplex Artists Award

2003 Shortlisted for the Turner Prize

Lives and works in Donegal (IE)

to top External links:


Public exhibitions (Selection) 203  Please report missing Information

until 18.1.2015
   Willie Doherty - Unseen - DE PONT - museum of contemporary art, Tilburg Send message

until 11.1.2015
Description and image ARTIUM - Basque Museum Center of Contemporary ArtInvisible Violence - ARTIUM - Basque Museum Center of Contemporary Art, Vitoria-Gasteiz Send message


to top Solo shows   49

   Willie Doherty – El Amnésico (The Amnesiac) - Galeria Moises Perez de Albeniz, Pamplona
   Willie Doherty - Remains - Kerlin Gallery, Dublin

   Without Trace - Galerie Peter Kilchmann, Zurich

   Secretion - Statens museum for kunst, Copenhagen
   Willie Doherty - Kerlin Gallery, Dublin
   Lapse - Kerlin Gallery, Dublin
   Willie Doherty: Disturbance - The Towner Art Gallery, Eastbourne
   Willie Doherty: Photo/text/85/92 - Matt´s Gallery, London
   Willie Doherty - One Place Twice, Photo/Text/85/92 - Alexander and Bonin, New York City, NY

   Willie Doherty - Wolverhampton Art Gallery, Wolverhampton
   Willie Doherty - Charlemont House, Dublin

   Willie Doherty - Unfinished - Galeria Moises Perez de Albeniz, Pamplona
   Willie Doherty - LACK - Alexander and Bonin, New York City, NY

   Willie Doherty: Buried - Glynn Vivian Art Gallery, Swansea, Wales
   Willie Doherty: Requisite Distance - Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX
   Willie Doherty - Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland
   Willie Doherty - Three Potential Endings - Galerie Peter Kilchmann, Zurich

   Ghost Story / Apparatus / Closure / Empty - VOID , Derry, Northern Ireland
   Willie Doherty - The Third Space Gallery, Belfast, Northern Ireland
   Willie Doherty - The Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin
   Willie Doherty Replays: Selected video work 1994-2007 - Matt´s Gallery, London

   Willie Doherty - Stories - Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus & Kunstbau, Munich
   Willie Doherty - Kunstverein in Hamburg, Hamburg
   Willie Doherty - Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Monterrey MARCO, Monterrey, NL
   Willie Doherty - Passage - Alexander and Bonin, New York City, NY

   Willie Doherty - Laboratorio Arte Alameda, Mexico City
   Willie Doherty - Galerie Peter Kilchmann, Zurich
   Willie Doherty - Kerlin Gallery, Dublin

   Willie Doherty - "Apparatus" - Galerie Nordenhake - Berlin, Berlin
   Willie Doherty - Galería Pepe Cobo, Madrid
   Willie Doherty - Non-specific Threats - Muzej savremene umetnosti Beograd, Belgrade

   Willie Doherty - Non-Specific Threat - Alexander and Bonin, New York City, NY
   Willie Doherty - Galerie Peter Kilchmann, Zurich

   Willie Doherty - de Appel Boys' School, Amsterdam

Description and image  Willie Doherty: False Memory - Irish Museum of Modern Art - IMMA, Dublin
   Willie Doherty - Unknown Male Subject - Kerlin Gallery, Dublin
   Retraces - Matt´s Gallery, London

   Willie Doherty - extracts from a file - Alexander and Bonin, New York City, NY

   Willie Doherty - Extracts from a File / Akten-Auszug - GAK - Gesellschaft für Aktuelle Kunst e.V. Bremen, Bremen
   Willie Doherty - Extracts from a file - Kerlin Gallery, Dublin

   Willie Doherty - new photographs and video - Alexander and Bonin, New York City, NY
   Willie Doherty - True Nature - The Renaissance Society at The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

   Willie Doherty - Same old Story - MAGASIN-Centre National d’art Contemporain de Grenoble, Grenoble
   RACONTE-MOI UNE HISTOIRE - la narration dans la peinture et la photographie cont - MAGASIN-Centre National d’art Contemporain de Grenoble, Grenoble

   Willie Doherty, vidéo - attitudes - espace d'arts contemporains, Geneva
   same old story - Matt´s Gallery, London

  Centro de Arte Moderna - CAM -  Fundação Calouste GulbenkianWillie Doherty - Centro de Arte Moderna - CAM - Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon Send message
   Willie Doherty - Brooke Alexander Editions, New York City, NY

   Willie Doherty: Unknown Depths - ICA - Institute of Contemporary Arts London, London


to top Group shows   152

   Punctum - Bemerkungen zur Photographie - Salzburger Kunstverein, Salzburg
   Invisible Violence - Museum of Contemporary Art Belgrade, Belgrade
   Helsinki Photography Biennial - Photographic Gallery Hippolyte, Helsinki
   la piel traslúcida.Obras de la colección Iberdrola - Torre Iberdrola, Bilbao

   El Arte del Presente - Colección Helga de Alvear - Mecenazgo al Servicio del Arte - CENTROCENTRO CIBELES DE CULTURA Y CIUDADANÍA, Madrid
   Northern Ireland: 30 Years of Photography - Belfast Exposed, Belfast, Northern Ireland
   Concrete - Fotografie Und Architektur - Jubiläumsausstellung 1 - Fotomuseum Winterthur, Winterthur
   Changing States: Contemporary Irish Art & Francis Bacon’s Studio - BOZAR - Palais des Beaux-Arts / Paleis voor Schone Kunsten, Brussels
Description  NeuenGalerie - neu gesehen: Sammlung + documenta-Erwerbungen - Neue Galerie, Kassel
   Border Cultures: Part One (homes, land) - Art Gallery of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario

   Desire Lines - ACCA - Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne, VIC
   Stimuli: prints and multiples - Alexander and Bonin, New York City, NY
   Language Games - Centro de Artes Visuales Helga de Alvear, Cáceres
   OC Collects - Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach
   Paysage-Document - l’Arsenal de Metz, Metz
   Documenta (13) - Documenta, Kassel

   Exposición Colectiva - Galeria Oliva Arauna, Madrid
   DEAD_Lines - Der Tod in Kunst - Medien - Alltag - Galerie der Stadt Remscheid, Remscheid
   DEAD_Lines - Der Tod in Kunst - Medien - Alltag - Von der Heydt Museum, Wuppertal
   Dublin Contemporary 2011 - - Dublin Contemporary, Dublin (closed, 2011)
   Aschemünder - Haus der Kunst München, Munich
   Moving Portraits - De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill on Sea
   Angry - Young and Radical - Nederlands Fotomuseum, Rotterdam

   Storytellers - Passages - Centre d'art contemporain, Troyes
   Manifesta 8 - Manifesta - European Biennial of Contemporary Art, Murcia
   Medianoche en la Ciudad - Centre d’Art la Panera, Lleida
   The Land Between Us: power, place and dislocation - Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester
   Willie Doherty, Victor Grippo and Sylvia Plimack Mangold - Alexander and Bonin, New York City, NY
   Summer 2010 - Kerlin Gallery, Dublin
   Archiving Place & Time - Millennium Court Arts Centre, Portadown, Northern Ireland
   A Philosophical Enquiry into the Origin of our Ideas of the Fear and Terror - galleria gentili, Prato, PO

Description and image  Terror & Sublime: Art and Politics in an Age of Anxiety - Crawford Art Gallery, Cork
   OPEN e v+ a 2009 Reading the City - eva international, Limerick
Description  Pequeña historia de la fotografía - CGAC - Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea, Santiago de Compostela
Description  Video Portraits - Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton, MA
   Höhepunkte der Kölner KunstFilmBiennale in Berlin - Kunst-Werke Berlin - KW Institute for Contemporary Art , Berlin

   Jahresgaben 2008 - Kunstverein München, Munich
   FIFTY PERCENT SOLITUDE - Kerlin Gallery, Dublin
   Hugh Lane Centenary Print Collection - Charlemont House, Dublin
   Looking for mushrooms. Beat Poets, Hippies, Funk und Minimal Art: Kunst und Counterculture in San Francisco um 1968 - Museum Ludwig, Cologne
   Nature, space and time - recent acquisitions - Kröller-Müller Museum, Otterlo
   La Fete Est Permanente / The Eternal Network - FRAC - Champagne-Ardenne, Reims
   Gustos, colecciones y cintas de vídeo - CA2M - Centro de Arte Dos de Mayo, Móstoles
   15 Jahre Galerie Peter Kilchmann 1992 - 2007 - Galerie Peter Kilchmann, Zurich
   The Subject Now - Adam Art Gallery Te Pātaka Toi, Wellington
   Willie Doherty & Gerard Byrne - Venice @ gtGallery - Golden Thread Gallery, Belfast, Northern Ireland
   Peripheral vision and collective body - MUSEION - Museum für moderne und zeitgenössische Kunst , Bolzano
   Stay alive till  - Alexander and Bonin, New York City, NY
   10,000 to 50: Contemporary Art from the Members of Business to Arts - Irish Museum of Modern Art - IMMA, Dublin
   Celebrating 20 year - Kerlin Gallery, Dublin
   The Morning After - Videoarbeiten der Sammlung Goetz - Weserburg | Museum für moderne Kunst, Bremen
   The Picture is Still - Regional Cultural Centre, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal

   Gehen bleiben - Kunstmuseum Bonn, Bonn
   Summer Group Show - Kerlin Gallery, Dublin
   Selected Works by Gallery Artists - Alexander and Bonin, New York City, NY
   Regarding Fear and Hope - MUMA - Monash University Museum of Art, Clayton, VIC
   perspektive 07 - Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus & Kunstbau, Munich
Description and image  52nd International Art Exhibition Venice Biennale / Biennale di Venezia - La Biennale di Venezia, Venice
   (I’m Always Touched) By Your Presence, Dear - New Acquisitions - Irish Museum of Modern Art - IMMA, Dublin
   Resolutions - New Art from Northern Ireland - American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center, Washington, DC
   things we may have missed - Golden Thread Gallery, Belfast, Northern Ireland
   3rd Auckland Triennial - Auckland Triennial, Auckland
   Diez años - Galeria Moises Perez de Albeniz, Pamplona

   The Dissembodied Eye:Collective Histories of Northern Irish Art - Golden Thread Gallery, Belfast, Northern Ireland
   Tunnel Vision - Fotomuseum Antwerpen, Antwerp
   Peintres de la vie moderne Modern-life painters - Donation - Caisse des Dépôts' photograph collection - Centre Pompidou - Musée National d´Art Moderne, Paris
   Gallery Artists - Kerlin Gallery, Dublin
Description and image  PHotoEspaña 06 - PHotoEspaña, Madrid
   Re: Location - Alexander and Bonin, New York City, NY
   Reprocessing Reality - MoMA PS1, New York City, NY
   Full House - Gesichter einer Sammlung - Städtische Kunsthalle Mannheim, Mannheim
   Hundert Küsse sind besser als einer (Hundred Kisses are better than one) - Krinzinger Projekte, Vienna
   ARS 06 - Kiasma - Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki

   GROUP SHOW Gallery Artists - Kerlin Gallery, Dublin
   Prepossession - Golden Thread Gallery, Belfast, Northern Ireland
   Summer Group Show - Kerlin Gallery, Dublin
   Slide Show - CAC - Cincinnati Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH
   51st International Art Exhibition Venice Biennale / Biennale di Venezia - Always a little further - La Biennale di Venezia, Venice
   skyggen /the shadow - Sorø Kunstmuseum, Sorø
   Reprocessing Reality - Château de Nyon, Nyon
Description  Faces in the Crowd - Picturing Modern Life from Manet to Today - Castello di Rivoli Museo d'Arte Contemporanea, Turin

   Dwellan - Exhibition of contemporary video art - Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhagen
   Somewhere Everywhere Nowhere, contemporary art from FRAC - Visual Research Centre, Dundee, Scotland
   Glocal - Galeria Moises Perez de Albeniz, Pamplona
   the Gallery selects... - Alexander and Bonin, New York City, NY
Description  Views from an Island and Representing the Táin - Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai
   Miedo - Fear - Galería Pepe Cobo, Madrid
Description  In the Time of Shaking: Irish artists for Amnesty International - Irish Museum of Modern Art - IMMA, Dublin
Description and image  Bearings: Landscapes from the IMMA Collection - Irish Museum of Modern Art - IMMA, Dublin
Description and image  3. Berlin Biennale für Zeitgenössische Kunst - berlin biennale für zeitgenössische kunst, Berlin

   Change of Values. Works from the ARCO Foundation Collection - EACC - Espai d´Art Contemporani de Castelló, Castellon de la Plana
Description  Turner Prize 2003 - Tate Britain, London
   8th International İstanbul Biennial 2003 - International Istanbul Biennial, Istanbul
   Réalités. Collections sans frontiers II - Zacheta - National Gallery of Art, Warsaw
   History Now - The Presence Of The Past In Contemporary Photography - Sørlandets Art Museum, Kristiansand
Description and image  Site Specific - Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (MCA), Chicago, IL
   Re-Imagining Ireland: Irish Art Today - Thomas H. Bayly Building, Charlottesville, VA
   Imperfect Marriages - - Galleria Emi Fontana, Milan (closed)
   Imperfect Innocence - The Debra and Dennis Scholl Collection - - The Palm Beach Institute of Contemporary Art (PBICA), Lake Worth, FL (closed)
   Imperfect Innocence - Debra & Dennis Scholl Collection - - Contemporary Museum, Baltimore, Baltimore, MD (closed, 2012)

   Something Else - Contemporary Irish Art - Amos Anderson Art Museum, Helsinki
   History Now - Liljevalchs konsthall, Stockholm
   Something Else - Irish Contemporary Art - Turku Art Museum, Turku
   Spread In Prato - HISK - Higher Institute for Fine Arts , Ghent
   Spread In Prato - Dryphoto Arte contemporanea, Prato, PO
   Europa-América - Selección 25ª Bienal de Sao Paulo 2002 - MAC - MAC Museo de Arte Contemporáneo. Universidad de Chile, Santiago
Description and image  Willie Doherty / Paul Etienne Lincoln / Rita McBride - Alexander and Bonin, New York City, NY
   That Place - - The Moore Space, Miami, FL (closed, 2008)
Description and image  25° Bienal de São Paulo - Bienal de Sao Paulo, São Paulo
Description and image  The Unblinking Eye - Irish Museum of Modern Art - IMMA, Dublin
   formal social - Westfälischer Kunstverein, Münster

   Landscape - Paisagem - Uma Visão Contemporânea - Museu de Arte de São Paulo Assis Chateaubriand - MASP, São Paulo
   Das innere Befinden - Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein, Vaduz
   Trauma - Visual Research Centre, Dundee, Scotland
Description and image  Group Show - Kerlin Gallery, Dublin
Description  >Double Vision< - Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst - GfZK, Leipzig
   (Self)Portraits - Alexander and Bonin, New York City, NY
   Night on Earth - Fotografie und Videokunst - Kunsthalle Münster, Münster
   Look Out - PM Gallery & House, London

Description  The Bigger Picture - Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, ON
Description  Shifting Ground: Selected Works of Irish Art 1950 - 2000 - Irish Museum of Modern Art - IMMA, Dublin
   Landscape - ACC Galerie Weimar, Weimar

   Insight Out - Landschaft und Interieur als Themen zeitgenössischer - Kunsthaus Baselland, Basel
   Insight Out - Landschaft und Interieur als Themen zeitgenössischer - Kunsthaus Hamburg, Hamburg
   Dimensions Variable - Contemporary British Art - Contemporary Art Centre (CAC), Vilnius
Description  Insight Out - Landschaft und Interieur als Themen zeitgenössischer Photographie - Kunstraum Innsbruck, Innsbruck

   Photographs:Matthew Benedict, Willie Cole, Willie Doherty, Rita McBride, Mona Ha - Alexander and Bonin, New York City, NY
   Emotion – Junge Britische Und Amerikanische Kunst Aus Der Sammlung Goetz - Deichtorhallen Hamburg, Hamburg
   REAL/LIFE New British Art - Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima
Description and image  New Art from Britain - Kunstraum Innsbruck, Innsbruck
   Art from the UK - Sammlung Goetz, Munich
   Eugenio Dittborn, Willie Doherty, Mona Hatoum, Doris Salcedo - Alexander and Bonin, New York City, NY

   Being & Time - The Emergence of Video Projection - Site Santa Fe, Santa Fe, NM
   Shot Reverse-Shot - The Banff Centre - Walter Phillips Gallery, Banff, AB
   Being & Time: The Emergence of Video Projection - Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX
   I d e n t i t é - IAC - Institut d'art contemporain Villeurbanne/Rhône-Alpes, Villeurbanne
   Between Lantern and Laser: Video Projections - Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA
   Foto Text Text Foto - Fotomuseum Winterthur, Winterthur
   no place (like home) - Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN

   ID - Stedelijk Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven
   Being & time - the emergence of video projection - Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY
   distant relations/cercanías distantes/clann i gcíin: a dialogue among chicano, irish, and mexican artists - Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA
  Kunsthalle DüsseldorfHappy End - Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Dusseldorf Send message

   Trust - Tramway, Glasgow, Scotland
   Willie Doherty och Andreas Gursky - Moderna Museet, Stockholm

   Cocido y crudo - Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid
   Willie Doherty, Mona Hatoum, Doris Salcedo - Brooke Alexander Editions, New York City, NY
   the Spine - de Appel Boys' School, Amsterdam

   1. Österreichische Triennale zur Fotografie 1993 - - Österreichische Triennale zur Fotografie, Graz (closed, 2003)
   Spielhölle - Grazer Kunstverein, Graz

   A Place for Art? - The Showroom, London

   A Line of Country - Cornerhouse, Manchester


 Dealer Directory  5

Ireland (Republic)

 Kerlin Gallery, Dublin


 Galería Pepe Cobo, Madrid
 Galeria Moises Perez de Albeniz, Pamplona


 Galerie Peter Kilchmann, Zurich


 Alexander and Bonin, New York City, NY


to top Collections  14   Please report missing Information


 49 NORD 6 EST – Frac Lorraine, Metz
 Kadist Art Foundation Paris, Paris
 FRAC - Champagne-Ardenne, Reims


 Sammlung Goetz, Munich
 Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus & Kunstbau, Munich

Ireland (Republic)

 Crawford Art Gallery, Cork
 Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane, Dublin
 Irish Museum of Modern Art - IMMA, Dublin

United Kingdom

 Visual Research Centre, Dundee, Scotland
 Tate Liverpool, Liverpool
 Hiscox Art Projects, London
 Tate Britain, London
 Wolverhampton Art Gallery, Wolverhampton


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


to top Catalogs  

 Art from the UK- Sammlung Goetz, Munich

Last update: 16 October 2014
  • ArtFacts.Net - your experienced service provider

    Since its start in 2001, ArtFacts.Net™ developed a sophisticated artist database through its collaboration with international art fairs, galleries, museums and artists.