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A Burden

A Burden

David Shrigley
A Burden

2012

Nylon, cotton, velcro, plastic, steel and mannequin

218.4 x 101.6 x 127 cm

David Shrigley's BIOGRAPHY

Born in 1968, Macclesfield, UK
Lives and works in Glasgow, Scotland



SOLO EXHIBITIONS


2013
Signs, Anton Kern Gallery, New York, NY

2012
Animations, Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen, Denmark
Bradford 1 Gallery, Bradford, UK
HOW ARE YOU FEELING?, Cornerhouse Gallery, Manchester, UK
High Line Art (commissioned billboard), New York, NY
Arms Fayre, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, UK
Brain Activity, Hayward Gallery, London, UK
Brain Activity, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA
Beginning, Middle and End, Statens Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen, Denmark
Mumbai Art Room, Pipewala Building, Mumbai, India

2011
Yvon Lambert, Paris, France
Animate, Turku Art Museum, Turku, Finland
David Shrigley, BQ Berlin, Berlin, Germany

2010
Insects, Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen, Denmark
I am not very good at drawing women, so I end up drawing a lot of deformed men,
M-Museum Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
Anton Kern Gallery, New York, NY
David Shrigley at Kelvingrove, Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum, Glasgow, Scotland

2009
Bergen Kunsthall, Bergen, Norway
Mainz Kunsthalle, Mainz, Germany
Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen, Denmark

2008
BQ, Cologne
Anton Kern Gallery, New York
Francesca Pia, Zurich
Monotypes, Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany
Corroborative Paintings (with Jonathan Monk), Galeria Estrany, Barcelona
David Shrigley, BALTIC, Gateshead, England

2007
Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen, Denmark
Malmo Konsthall, Malmo
Yvon Lambert, Paris, France

2006
Niels Borch Jensen Gallery, Berlin
Drawings, The Journal, New York
Fish, Frogs, Men, Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen, Denmark
Edinburgh Printmakers Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland
Dundee Contemporary Arts, Dundee, Scotland

2005
Anton Kern Gallery, New York
New Book. New Drawings, Anton Kern Gallery, New York
Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen, Denmark
Photographs With Text On Them, BQ, Cologne

2004
Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, UK
Yvon Lambert, Paris, France
Francesca Pia, Bern, Switzerland

2003
BQ, Cologne, Germany
Platform Art, Billboard Commission, London, UK
Kunsthaus ZĂĽrich, Project Space, ZĂĽrich, Switzerland
Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen, Denmark

2002
Camden Arts Centre, London, travelling to Mappin Gallery, Sheffield, UK
Musee de A’rt Moderne et Contemporain, Geneva, Switzerland
UCLA Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, USA
Anton Kern Gallery, New York, USA
FRAC, Bretagne, France

2001
Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, UK
Bard College, New York, USA
Yvon Lambert, Paris, France

1998
Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen, Denmark
Yvon Lambert, Paris, France
Bloom Gallery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

1997
CCA, Glasgow
Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, UK
Hermetic Gallery, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
Francesca Pia, Bern, Switzerland
Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen, Denmark
Photographer’s Gallery, London, UK

1996
Catalyst Arts, Belfast
The Contents of the Gap..., Luxus Cont.e.V, Glasgow, UK

1995
Mao of the Sewer, Transmission Gallery, Glasgow, UK

GROUP EXHIBITIONS



2013
Oakland University Art Gallery, Rochester, MI
Turquoise Heid, Traveling Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland
Danish and International Art after 1900, Statens Museum for Kunst, National Gallery of
Denmark, København K, Demark
SUPER Visions - Drawing and Being, Museum Schloss Moyland, Bedburg-Hau, Germany
Sous influences, arts plastiques et psychotropes, La Maison Rouge, Paris, France Language Games. An Introduction to The Art of Our Times, Centro de Artes Visuales Helga de
Alvear, Cáceres, Spain

2012
Funny, Flag Art Foundation, New York, NY
Musique Plastique, agnès b. gallery boutique, New York, NY
Mothers, Contemporary Art Space Chester, Chester, UK
Zoo, Musée d'Art Contemporain de Montréal, Montreal, Canada [Cat.]
Things Beyond Our Control, Fredric Snitzer Gallery, Miami, FL
Adventureland Golf, Nova Festival of Arts and Music, London, UK
Language Games. An Introduction to The Art of Our Times, Centro de Artes Visuales Helga de
Alvear, Cáceres, Spain
SUPER Visions - Drawing and Being, Museum Schloss Moyland, Bedburg-Hau, Germany
Danish and International Art after 1900, Statens Museum for Kunst, National Gallery of
Denmark, København K, Demark
Sous influences, arts plastiques et psychotropes, La Maison Rouge, Paris, France,

2011
Relax in Peace, Hard Hat, Geneva, Switzerland [Cat.]
Ceramic Connections: Wales & Scotland, Oriel Davies Gallery, Wales, UK
You Seem the Same as Always, The Common Guild, Glasgow, Scotland
Clap, Hessel Museum of Art, Annadale-on-Hudson, NY
The Sculpture Show, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh, Scotland

2010
Facemaker, Royal/T, Culver City, CA
Nothing is Forever, South London Gallery, London, UK
A Sense of Humor, Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI
2009 Born in the Morning. Dead by Night. Leo Koenig Inc, New York, NY
Slightly Unbalanced, Rodman Hall Art Centre/Brock University, Ontario, Canada
Consider the Lobster (w/Rachel Harrison), Bard College, Annadale-on-the-Hudson, NY
Sonic Youth etc.: Sensational Fix, Kunsthalle, DĂĽsseldorf, Germany
Connected Things Collected, Sammlung Haubrok, Berlin, Germany
Individualdiagnose, Kunstmuseum, Lucerne, Switzerland
Animated, Centre d´Art Bastille, Grenoble
LEARN TO READ ART: A History of Printed Matter (1976-2009), Badischer Kunstverein,
Karlsruhe, Germany
BLACK HOLE, Centro Cultural Andratx, Andratx / Mallorca, Spain

2008
Friends and Family, Anton Kern Gallery, New York, NY
Life on Mars: 55th Carnegie International, Carnegie Museum, Pittsburgh, PA
Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen, Denmark
Ready Made, Yvon Lambert, Paris, France
Laughing in a Foreign Language, Hayward Gallery, London, UK
Slightly Unbalanced, Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL
WAS - “overkill” , WONDERLAND, Copenhagen, Denmark
Lots Of Things Like This // Dave Eggers, apexart, New York, NY
READY MADE, Yvon Lambert, Paris, France
Interludi, ESTRANY DE LA MOTA, Barcelona, Spain
FUCK YOU HUMAN, Maribel Lopez Gallery, Berlin, Germany
FUNNY NOT FUNNY, Bellwether Gallery, New York, NY

2007
J’ embrasse pas, Collection Lambert, Avignon, France Autopsie unseres Umgangs mit Toten, Deutsches Hygiene-Museum, Dresden, Germany
Learn to Read, Tate Modern, London, UK
Silly Adults, Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen, Denmark
Art Futures, Bloomberg Space, London, UK
Momentary Momentum, Parasol Unit foundation for contemporary art, London
The Paper Sculptur Show, Austin Museum of Art, TX, travelling to Sculpture Center, Long
Island; Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach; The Contemporary, Atlanta;
Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH
To The Wall, Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, CO
Animations: Nathalie Djurberg, Brent Green, David Shrigley, Chris Shepherd, Arthouse Texas, Austin, TX
Paper Trails, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark
Art Protects, Yvon Lambert, Paris, France

2006
Six Feet Under, Kunstmuseum, Bern, Switzerland
Defamation of Character, PS1/MoMA, Long Island City, NY
Among the Ash Heaps and Millionaires, Ancient & Modern, London, UK

2005
Drawings: A-Z, Funchal, Portugal
The Seed Market, Lizabeth Oliveria Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2004
Seeing Other People, Marianne Boesky Gallery, NY, USA
State of Play, Serpentine Gallery, London, UK
Britannia Works, Athens, Greece

2003
The Unhomely, Kettle’s Yard, Cabridge, UK
The Cat Show, Acme, Los Angeles, CA
Knockabout, Spencer Brownstone Gallery, New York, NY
The Square Show, Bloomberg SPACE, London, UK

2002
Gags and Slapstick in Contemporary Art, CCAC Institute, San Francisco, CA
Collection Lambert, Avignon, France
Out off bounds: works on paper, Luckman Gallery, California State University, Los Angeles, CA
Gymnasion, Bergenz Kunstverein, Palais Thurn & Taxis, Bergenz, curated by Wolfgang Fetz and Peter Lewis Open Country, Contemporary Scottish Artists, Le Musée cantonal des Beaux-Arts de Lausanne, Switzerland
The Fantastic Recurrence of Certain Situations: Recent British Art and Photography, Consejéria de Cultura, Madrid, Spain

2000
The British Art Show 5, Edinburgh and touring to Southampton, Cardiff, and Birmingham [Cat.]
Becks Futures, ICA, London, UK touring to Cornerhouse, Manchester and CCA [Cat.]
One in the Other, London, UK (with Ewan Gibbs)
Personal History, The Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh, UK
Diary, Cornerhouse, Manchester, UK, and touring [Cat.]

1999
Bildung-information, communication and didactics in contemporary fine arts, Grazer Kunstverein, Graz, Austria
Getting the Corners, Or Gallery, Vancouver, Canada
Shopping, London, UK; organised by FAT GREEN, Exedra (Foundation for Contemporary Art), Hilversum, The Netherlands
Plug In, Salon 3, London, UK
Word enough to save a life, Word enough to take a life, Clare College Mission Church,
London, UK; curated by Simon Morissey
Common People, British Art between Phenomeon and Reality, Fondazione Sandretto re
Rebaudengo per L’arte, Turin, Italy; curated by Francesco Bonami
Waste Management, Art Gallery of Ontario, Canada; curated by Christina Ritchie
Free Coke, Greene/Naftali Gallery, New York, NY
Ainsi de suite 3 (deuxième partie), Sète, France; curated by Florence Derieux

1998
Surfacing – Contemporary Drawing, ICA, London, UK
Matthew Benedict, Yves Chaudouët, Anne-Marie Schneider and David Shrigley, Alexander and
Bonin, New York, NY
Real Life, Galeria S.A.L.E.S., Rome, Italy; curated by Lotta Hammer
Young Scene, Secession, Vienna, Austria
Habitat, Centre for Contemporary Photography, Melbourne, Australia

1997
Blueprint, de Appel Foundation, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Tales of The City, Stills Gallery, Edinburgh, UK
Young British Photography, Stadthaus, Ulm, Germany
Caldas Biennale, Caldas da Rainha, Portugal
About Life in the Periphery, Wacke Kunst, Darmstadt, Germany
Appetizer, Free Parking, Toronto, Canada
Slight, Norwich Gallery, Norwich, UK
Biscuit Barrel, Margaret Harvey Gallery, St Albans, UK

1996
Sarah Staton Superstore, Up & Co, New York, USA
Absolut Blue and White, Inverleith House, Edinburgh, UK
The Unbelievable Truth, Stedelijk Museum Bureau Amsterdam; Tramway, Glasgow, UK
Fucking Biscuits and Other Drawings, Bloom Gallery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Big Girl/Little Girl, Collective Gallery, Edinburgh, UK
White Hysteria, Contemporary Art Centre of South Australia, Australia
Toons, Gallerie Campbells Occasionally, Copenhagen, Denmark
Upset, James Colman Fine Art, London, UK

1995
Scottish Autumn, Bartok 23 Galeria, Budapest, Hungary

1994
Some of My Friends, Gallerie Campbells Occasionally, Copenhagen, Denmark
New Art in Scotland, CCA, Glasgow

1992
In Here, Transmission Gallery, Glasgow, UK