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Puny Undernourished Kid
Noble and Webster
Puny Undernourished Kid


40 x multi coloured neon sections 4 x transformers

284 x 180 cm
Tim Noble and Sue Webster have developed their own cult of personality as the enfants terrible of contemporary art. Keeping it real with their affinity to working class culture, their self-portraits have been made from garbage, dead animals, and in the form of Neanderthals.

Their work also includes large electric light drawings of tattoo iconography and bling logos. In Girlfriend From Hell and Puny Undernourished Kid, Noble & Webster combine these aspects of their practice making a further self-referential chapter in their rebel epic.
Girlfriend From Hell
Noble and Webster
Girlfriend From Hell


42 x multi coloured neon sections 5 x transformers

280 x 210 cm
Based on two drawings they made early in their career in 1996, Noble & Webster re-work their impoverished doodles in grand-scale neon. Bad-kids-done-good, paying homage to the high art conceptualism of Bruce Nauman, in a media best associated with liquor stores.

Noble and Webster's BIOGRAPHY

Noble and Webster
Tim Noble
Born in 1966, in Stroud, UK

Sue Webster
Born in 1967, Leicester, UK

Both live and work in London, UK


Turning the Seventh Corner, Blain|Southern, Berlin, DE

The Head of Isabella Blow, National Portrait Gallery (solo room), London, UK

20 Modern Classics, Triumph Gallery, Moscow, RU

Tim Noble & Sue Webster, The Goss-Michael Foundation, Dallas, US
Polymorphous Perverse, Deitch Projects, New York, US
Electric Fountain, Rockefeller Plaza, New York, US

Sacrificial Heart, Gagosian Gallery, Davies Street, London, UK
Serving Suggestion, The Wrong Gallery, Tate Modern, London, UK

Polymorphous Perverse, The Freud Museum, London, UK

The Glory Hole, Bortolami Dayan, New York, US
The Joy of Sex, Kukje Gallery, Seoul, SKR
CAC, Malaga, ES

Tim Noble & Sue Webster, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, US
Modern Art is Dead, Modern Art, London, UK

Tim Noble & Sue Webster, P.S.1. MoMA, New York, US

Ghastly Arrangements, Milton Keynes Gallery, UK

Instant Gratification, Gagosian Gallery, Beverly Hills, US

Masters of the Universe, Deste Foundation, Athens, GR
British Wildlife, Modern Art, London, UK
I Y YOU, Deitch Projects, New York, US

The New Barbarians, Chisenhale Gallery, London; Spacex Gallery, Exeter, UK

WOW, Modern Art, London, UK

Home Chance, 20 Rivington Street, London, UK

British Rubbish, Independent Art Space, London, UK


The Knowledge, (film on opening night of the Biennale) Gervasuti Foundation, Venice, IT
Family Ties, GALERIE THOMAS, München, DE

The Unconscious in Everyday Life, Science Museum, London, UK
Rude Britannia–British Comic Art, Tate Britain, London, UK
Skin Fruit–Selections from the Dakis Joannou Collection, New Museum, New York, US
The Surreal House, Barbican Art Gallery, London, UK
Vanitas, The Transience of Earthly Pleasures, 33 Portland Place, London, UK

Distortion: 53rd Venice Biennale, The Gervasuti Foundation, Venice, Italy
Une Image Peut en Cacher une Autre: Arcimboldo, Dali, Raetz, Galeries Nationales du Grand Palais, Paris, FR
Un Certain État du Monde? A Selection of Works From Francois Pinault Foundation Collection,Garage Center for Contemporary Culture, Moscow, RU
Mythologies, Haunch of Venision, London, UK

Statuephilia: Contemporary sculptors at the British Museum, The British Museum, London, UK
End Game–British Contemporary Art from the Chaney Family Collection, The Museum of Fine Arts,Houston, US

True Romance, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, AT; Museum Villa Stuck, Munich, DE; Kunsthalle zu Kiel der Christian-Albrechts-Universität, Kiel, DE
Fractured Figure–Works from the Dakis Joannou Collection, DESTE Foundation, Athens, GR
Pop Art Is…, Gagosian Gallery, Britannia Street, London, UK
Passage Du Temps–Collection Francois Pinault Foundation, Lille 3000, Lille, FR
Reconstruction #2, Sudeley Castle, Winchcombe, UK
Star Power–Museum as Body Electric, Museum of Contemporary Art, Denver, US
Traum & Trauma (Dream & Trauma) –Works from the Dakis Joannou Collection, Museum Moderna
Kunst, Vienna, AT; Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, AT

Monument To Now, Dakis Joannou Collection, Athens, GR
New Blood, Saatchi Gallery, London, UK
State of Play, The Serpentine Gallery, London, UK
Jewellery by Contemporary Artists, Louisa Guiness Gallery, London, UK
Beauty and the Beast, Museo di Arte Moderna e Contemporanea do Trento e Rovereto, Trentino, IT
The Ten Commandments, Deutsches Hygiene-Museum, Dresden, DE

The Fourth Sex – Adolescent Extremes, Statione Leopolda, Florence, IT

Art Crazy Nation show, Milton Keynes Gallery, Milton Keynes, UK
Form Follows Fiction, Castello di Rivoli Museo – d’Arte Contemporanea, Turin, IT
Short Cuts, Nicosia Municipul Arts Centre, Works from the Dakis Joannou Collection, Nicosia, CY
When Phillip met Isabella, The Design Museum, London, UK

2001 A Space Oddity, The Colony Room Club Artists’ Show, London, UK
Tattoo Show, Modern Art, London, UK
Exposure: Recent Acquisitions from the Doron Sebbag Collection, O.R.S. Ltd, Museum of Art, Tel Aviv, IL

Apocalypse – Beauty and Horror in Contemporary Art, Royal Academy of Arts, London, UK
Sex and the British, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris, FR

The Whole Year Inn, The Agency, London, UK

Livestock Market, Rivington Street and Charlotte Road, London, UK

Fools Rain, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, UK

The Hanging Picnic, Hoxton Square, London, UK

Absolut Art, Royal College of Art, London, UK
The Fete Worse Than Death, Hoxton Square, London, UK
Hijack, New York, London, Berlin, DE

Lift, Atlantis Basement, Brick Lane, London, UK