Selected works by Sam Taylor-Wood

Sam Taylor-Wood
Spankers Hill



48 x 65.6 cm

Sam Taylor-Wood's Biography

Born in London, UK in 1967
Lives and works in London, UK


Sam Taylor-Wood, Pinchuk Art Centre, Kiev

Sam Taylor-Wood, Museum of Contemporary Art, Cleveland
Sam Taylor-Wood, Contemporary Art Museum, Houston
Yes I No, White Cube Mason’s Yard and No. 1 The Piazza, London

Sam Taylor-Wood, Jackson Fine Art, Atlanta
Sam Taylor-Wood, STUK Kunstencentrum, Leuven

Sam Taylor-Wood, DA2 Domus Artium, Salamanca
Still Lives, Baltic, Newcastle
Sam Taylor-Wood, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney; City Gallery Wellington, Wellington

Sex and Death and A Few Trees, Galleria Lorcan O’Neill, Rome

Sam Taylor-Wood, Engineer’s Palace, State Russian Museum, St Petersburg and Museum of Contemporary Art, Moscow
Ascension, Donald Young Gallery, Chicago
New Work, White Cube, London
Sorrow, Suspension, Ascension, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York
Strings, The Sculpture Court, Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh
David, National Portrait Gallery, London and Manchester Art Gallery, Manchester

Sam Taylor-Wood, BAWAG Foundation, Vienna

Still Life/Object/Real Life/Memento Mori, Collection Display, Tate Modern, London
Sam Taylor-Wood, Musée d'Art Contemporain de Montréal, Montreal
The Passion, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York
Sam Taylor-Wood, Hayward Gallery, London
Sam Taylor-Wood. Films and photographs, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam
Sam Taylor-Wood, Shiseido, Tokyo

Mute, White Cube², London
Sam Taylor-Wood, Kunstlerverein Malkasten, Düsseldorf
Sam Taylor-Wood. Photographies et films, Centre National de la Photographie, Hôtel Salomon de Rothschild, Paris

Solo exhibition, Centrum Sztuki Współczesnej Zamek Ujazdowski, Warsaw
Solo exhibition, Espacio Uno, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid
Solo exhibition, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York

Solo exhibition, Württembergischer Kunstverein, Stuttgart
Directions, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington

Solo exhibition, Prada Foundation, Milan
Solo exhibition, Donald Young Gallery, Seattle

Sustaining the Crisis, Regen Projects, Los Angeles
Sam Taylor-Wood : Five Revolutionary Seconds, Sala Montcada de la Fundació “la Caixa”, Barcelona
Solo exhibition, Kunsthalle Zürich, Zurich and Lousiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebæk
Sam Taylor-Wood, Le Creux de l’enfer, Thiers

16mm, Ridinghouse Editions, London
Pent-Up, Chisenhale Gallery, London and Sunderland City Art Gallery, Sunderland

Sam Taylor-Wood, Gallerie Andreas Brändström, Stockholm
Travesty of a Mockery, White Cube, London

Sam Taylor-Wood. Killing Time, The Showroom, London


In Art. In Stars. In Style, Marka:ff, Moscow
Summer Loves, Huis Marseille, Museum voor Fotografie, Amsterdam
Triumphant Carrot: The Persistence of Still Life , Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver
Emporte- moi/Sweep me off my feet, Musée d’Art Contemporain du Val de Marne, Vitry-sur-Seine
These Days: Elegies for Modern Time , Mass MOCA, Massachussetts
Party! ,New Art Gallery, Walsall
Mixed Signals , Cranbrook Art Museum, Michigan
A Feast For The Eyes , Kunstforum, Vienna
Hard Targets , Wexner Art Center, Columbus, Ohio

Shadows, Museum Thyssen-Bornemisza and the Fundación Caja, Madrid
Mixed Signals: Artists Consider Masculinity In Sports, ICI Independent Curator International, New York, NY: Travelling to Cranbrook Art Museum Bloomfield Hills, Michigan and Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture, University of Maryland, Baltimore County Baltimore, Maryland
These Days: Elegies for Modern Time, Mass MOCA, North Adams, MA
Emporte- moi/Sweep me off my feet, Musée National des Beaux-Arts de Québec, Québec
Tears of Eros ,Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza and the Fundacion Caja, Madrid

Still/Motion, Liquid Crystal Painting, Mie Prefectural Museum of Art, Japan
Still/Motion, Liquid Crystal Painting, National Museum of Art, Osaka
Still/Motion, Liquid Crystal Painting, Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Tokyo
Me, Ophelia, Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam
Theatre here, there and everywhere, BOZAR, Brussels
Mixed Emotions, Apuntes para una coleccion del siglo XXI, DA2 – Domus Artium 2002, Salamanca
Reality Check, Statens Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen

Theatre here, there and everywhere, Zentrum Paul Klee, Bern
The Constructed Image: Photographic Culture, Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art, Toronto
Vertigo. The century of off-media art from Futurism to the Web, Museo d'Arte Moderna di Bologna, Bologna
Poem of an Inland Sea, Ukrainian Pavilion, Venice
The Naked Portrait, Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh; Compton Verney, Warwickshire
Video Killed the Painting Star, DA2 - Domus Artium 2002, Salamanca
The Screen Test or The New Image, Casino Luxembourg - Forum d'art contemporain, Luxembourg
About Time, Herzliya Museum, Israel
Aftershock: Contemporary British Art 1990-2006, Capital Museum, Beijing
Global Feminisms, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn; Davis Museum and Cultural Centre, Wellesley
A Matter of Life and Death, Holburne Museum of Art, Bath
The Suspended Moment, Z33, Hasselt

Aftershock: Contemporary British Art 1990-2006, Guangdong Museum of Art,Guangzhou
Art, Life & Confusion, 47th October Salon, Belgrade
Eretica, Museum Sant’Anna, Palermo
René Nebenschauplatz, Kunsthalle Fridericianum, Kassel
The Expanded Eye, Kunsthaus Zürich, Zurich
If it didn't exist you'd have to invent it: a partial Showroom history, The Showroom, London
Walking and Falling, Magasin 3, Stockholm
Full House – Faces of a Collection, Kunsthalle Mannheim, Mannheim
Looking Now, 21c Museum, Louisville, Kentucky
Masquerade, MCA Sydney, Sydney
Picture This, Bargehouse, London
Icons and Idols, The National Portrait Gallery, London
Nothing Lasts Forever, Istanbul Museum of Modern Art, Istanbul

Eternidad Fugitiva, Museo del Palacio de Bellas Artes, Mexico City
Superstars! The Celebrity Factor. From Warhol to Madonna, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna
Stillness: Michael Snow/Sam Taylor-Wood, MoMA, New York
Baroque and Neo-Baroque, Domus Artium, Salamanca
Contour 05. Video Art Biennial, Mechelen
Video II: Allegory, NRW-Furum Kultur und Wirtschaft, Düsseldorf
Realit;-)t. Von Olaf Breuning bis Sam Taylor-Wood. 30 Videoarbeiten aus der Sammlung Goetz in München, Seedamm Kulturzentrum, Pfaffikon
Old and New Dreams, Prince Charles Cinema, London
Sculpture in the Close, Jesus College, Cambridge
Munch Revisited, Henie Onstad Kunstcenter, Oslo
The Suspended Moment, Crac Alsace, Altkirch
Summer Exhibition 2005, Royal Academy, London
London Calling. Y[oung] B[ritish] A[rtists] Criss-Crossed, Galleri Kaare Berntsen, Oslo
Bidibidobidiboo. La Collezione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Palazzo Re Rebaudengo, Guarene d’Alba and Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin
Chronos. Time in art from the 17th Century to the Modern Day, CeSAC, Caraglio
Body: New Art from the UK, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver; The Ottawa Art Gallery, Ottawa
Painting on Photography: Photography on Painting, Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago
Getting Emotional, Institute of Contemporary Arts, Boston
(My Private) Heroes, MARTA, Herford
Mother and Child, Salvatore Ferragamo, New York
Between Art and Life. The Contemporary Painting and Sculpture Collection, SFMOMA, San Francisco
Edvard Munch and the Art of Today, Museum am Ostwall, Dortmund
Colección de Fotografia Contemporanea de Telefónica, MARCO, Vigo
The Stuff of Life, Bristol’s City Museum & Art Gallery, Bristol; Laing Gallery, Newcastle and National Gallery, London
Masters of Illusion: 150 Years of Trompe l’Oeil in America, Kresge Art Museum, Michigan State University, Michigan

Apparement Leger. Third Edition of Biennale of Photographs, Musee Malraux, Le Havre
Perspectives @ 25, Museum of Contemporary Art, Houston
Canterbury Festival, Canterbury Cathedral, Canterbury
Hors d’Oeuvre: Ordre et Desordres de la Nouritture, CapcMusee d’Art Contemporain de Bordeaux Bordeaux
The Charged Image, Collection of Douglas Cramer, Joseloff Gallery, Connecticut
Uproar Uproar of Emotions. Passions in Contemporary Photography, Museum fur Photographie, Braunschweig and Kunsthalle Göppingen, Goppingen
Some Versions of Light, The Telephone Repeater Station, Richmond
Unframed, Standpoint Gallery, London
Secrets of the ‘90s, Museum voor Moderne Kunst Arnhem, Arnhem
Between Above and Below, Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College, New York
Paisaje Y Memoria, La Casa Encendida, Madrid and CAAM, Gran Canaria
Other Times. British Contemporary Art, City Art Gallery, Prague
Symbolic Space & Repetition, Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, New York
Social Strategies. Redefining Social Realism, Schick Art Gallery, Skidmore College, New York
Contemporary Photography Collection, Fundación Telefónica, Madrid
The Big Eat in Art, Kunsthalle Bielefeld, Bielefeld
Ideal and Reality. A History of the Nude from Neoclassicism to the Present Day, Galleria d’Arte Moderna, Bologna

Nueva Film Festival, Tokyo
Something More Than Five Revolutionary Seconds, Fondazione Davide Halevim, Milan
A Century of Artists’ Film in Britain, Tate Britain, London
The Process, Museum of Contemporary Art, Kiasma
Revelation: Representations of Christ in Photography, International House of Photography, Hamburg
Social Strategies. Redefining Social Realism, DePauw University, Greencastle
Fast Forward. Avance rápido Media Art de la Colección Goetz, ZKM, Karlsruhe and Centro Cultural Conde Duque, Madrid
Images au Centre 03, Chapelle du Château de Chambord, Chambord
Electric Body, Musée de la Musique, Paris
Process…Encounters In Live Situations/Shifting Spaces, Kiasma, Helsinki
Make Life Beautiful! The Dandy in Photography, Brighton Museum & Art Gallery, Brighton
Einblicke In Privatsammlungen, Museum Folkwang, Essen
Just Love Me; Post-Feministic Art of the 1990’s, Bergen Art Museum, Bergen
Bankett. Metabolismus und Kommunikation, Zentrum fϋr Kunst und Medientechnologie, Karlsruhe
A Bigger Splash: British Art from Tate 1960-2003, Pavilhao Lucas Nogueira Garcez, São Paulo
Revelation: Representations of Christ in Photography, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Home Sweet Home, Aarhus Kunstmuseum, Aarhus
Soliloqui: Sam Taylor-Wood, Tracey Moffat, Rineke Dijkstra, Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich
Losing It, Fenton Gallery, Cork
Social Strategies, Redefining Social Realism, University Art Museum, University of California, Santa Barbara

Intimacy, Paco des Artes, Sâo Paulo
A Show of Works from the Caldic Collection, Museum Bojimans van Beuningen, Rotterdam
To Eat or not to Eat, Centro de Arte de Salamanca, Salamanca
Animal, Vegetable, Mineral, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Die Wohltat der Kunst: Post/Feministische Positionen der neunziger Jahre aus der Sammlung Goetz, Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, Baden-Baden
Face Off, Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge
True Fictions. Inszenierte Fotokunst der 1990er Jahre, Ludwig Forum für Internationale Kunst, Aaachen
Embracing the Present: The UBS PaineWebber Art Collection, The Portland Art Museum, Portland
Landscape, Saatchi Gallery, London
The Rowan Collection. Contemporary British & Irish Art, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin
Pantalles Sensibles Videoart dels anys 90, Centre Cultural de la Fundació “la Caixa”, Lleida; SalaGirona de la Fundació “la Caixa”, Girona

No World Without You, Herzliya Museum of Art, Herzliya
There is something you should know. Die EVN Sammlung im Belvedere, Österreichische Galerie Belvedere, Vienna
Die Sammlung Olbricht Teil 2. Without Hesitation, Gesellschartf für Aktuelle Kunst & Neues Museum, Weserburg, Bremen
Beautiful Productions. Art to play, art to wear, art to own, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London
6 Biennale d’art contemporain de Lyon, Musée d’Art contemporain de Lyon, Lyon
A Baroque Party – Moments of Theatrum Mundi in Contemporary Art, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna
The Body of Art – The Valencia Biennial, Valencia
Sous Titree X – La Pornographie entre image et propos, Galerie Art & Essai, Rennes and National School ofFine Art, Tours
Scopophilia, The Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati
Idea Festival. Video in the City, Centrum Hedendaagse Kunst Maastricht, Maastricht

Nurture and Desire, Hayward Gallery, London
Njesto Na Kojem Nisam Bio, Hrvatski Fotosaves, Zagreb
Initiare, Institute of Contemporary Art, Lisbon
Art and Psychology from Leonardo to Freud, Museum Morsbroich, Leverkusen
Media City Seoul 2000, Seoul
Une Mise en scène du réel: artiste/acteur, Villa Arson Nice, Nice
The Henry Collects: Video, The Henry Art Gallery, Seattle
Emotion Pictures, Galleri F15, Moss
Potent Present. Selections from the Vicki and Kent Logan Collection, Logan Galleries, California College of Arts and Crafts, San Francisco
Out There, White Cube², London
Socialismer, BildMuseet, Stockholm Art Fair, Stockholm
The Self is Something Else – art at the end of the 20th century, Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Düsseldorf
Quotidiana. The Continuity of the Everyday in 20th Century Art, Castello di Rivoli, Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Turin
Fourth Wall: Turner on the Thames, Public Arts Development Trust, South Bank, London
Making Time: Considering Time as a Material in Contemporary Video & Film, Palm Beach Institute of Contemporary Art, Florida
Sincerely yours. British art from the 90s, Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, Oslo
Action, On Tourne Action We're Filming, (Artist/Actor, A Production Of The Real, Villa Arson Nice, Nice
Contemporary Film and Video, Moderna Museet, Stockholm

Imagen em Movimento. Moving Image, Chiva [S]ynergies Art, São Paulo
The History of the Turner Prize, ArtSway, Sway
Chronos & Kairos, Museum Fridericianum Kassel, Kassel
Video Cult/ures. Multimediale Installationen der 90er Jahre, Museum für Neue Kunst, Cologne
Carnegie International 1999/2000, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh
Moving Images. Film - Reflexion in der Kunst, Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst Leipzig, Leipzig
Video It, ArteGiovane, San Pietro in Vincoli, Turin
Leeds 13 - Fine Arts. The Degree Show, University of Leeds Fine Art, Leeds
Now It’s My Turn to Scream: Works by Contemporary British Artists from the Logan Collection, Haines Gallery, San Francisco
Extraetordinaire, Le Printemps de Cahors, Cahors
Talk Show. Die Kunst der Kommunikation in den 90er Jahren, Von der Heydt-Museum, Wuppertal and Haus der Kunst, Munich
The Degree Show, Leeds 13 - Fine Arts, West Riding House, Leeds
Fourth Wall, Public Art Development Trust/Royal National Theatre, London
Infra-slim spaces, Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham (AL)
So Faraway So Close, Espace Méridien, Brussels
Collectors Collect Contemporary: 1990-1999, The Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston
Looking at Ourselves: Works by Women Artists from the Logan Collection, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco

Emotion. Young British and American Art from the Goetz Collection, Deichtorhallen, Hamburg
Turner Prize, Tate Gallery, London
Malos Hábitos, Galería Soledad Lorenzo, Madrid
New Photography, The Museum of Modern Art, New York
Subjective Presences. A Selection of the Collection of Contemporary Art Fundació “la Caixa”, Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst, Antwerp
Sam Taylor-Wood, Tracey Emin, Gillian Wearing, Marc Quinn, Galerija Dante Marino Cettina, Umag
Projected Allegories, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston
Video: Bruce Nauman, Tony Oursler, Sam Taylor-Wood, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco
Studio exhibition, Kunsthalle Bielefeld, Bielefeld
UK Maximum Diversity, Galerie Krinzinger, Benger Fabrik Bregenz, Bregenz
Hidden Desires And Images, Art Dynamics, Tayayo Lida, Tokyo
Real Life: New British Art, British Council Touring Exhibition, Japan
Art from the UK : Angela Bulloch, Willie Doherty, Tracey Emin, Sarah Lucas, Sam Taylor-Wood,Sammlung Goetz, Munich
Pasajes de la Colección en Santa Fey Granada. Colección de Arte Contemporaneo Fundacio “la Caixa”, Sala de Exposiciones del Palacio de los Condes de Gabia, Granada
Close Echos. Public Body and Artificial Space, City Art Gallery, Prague and Kunsthalle Krems, Krems
Art Energy, Palazzo Corsini, Florence
View, Mary Boone, New York

New British Video Programme, Museum of Modern Art, New York
Other Men’s Flowers, Aurel Scheibler, Cologne and The British School at Rome, Rome
Stills: Emerging Photography in the 1990s, The Walker Art Center, Minneapolis
Date with an Artist, The Northern Gallery of Contemporary Art, City Library and Arts Centre, Sunderland
A Print Portfolio from London, Atle Gerhardsen, Oslo
History. Image-based work in Britain in the late 20th Century, The Ferens Art Gallery, Kingston-Upon-Hull
Colección de Arte Contemporaneo Fundacion “la Caixa”, Sala de Exposiciones de San Esteban, Murcia
Dimensions Variable, The British Council Touring Exhibition, Helsinki City Art Museum. Helsinki; Museum of Contemporary Arts and Ludwig Museum, Budapest; Slovak National Gallery, Bratislava and Exhibition Hall, Bucharest
Group exhibition, PS1, New York
2nd Johannesburg Biennale, Johannesburg
5th Istanbul Biennial, Istanbul
Sensation, Royal Academy of Arts, London; Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin and Brooklyn Museum, New York
Strange Days. British Contemporary Photography, Claudio Gian Ferrari Arte Contemporanea, Milan
Worldwide Video Festival, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam
Pictura Britanica. Art from Britain, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney; Art Gallery of South Australia,Adelaide and Te Papa, Wellington
UKNY; New York, London, Glasgow Film and Video Umbrella, ICA, London
Package Holiday, Hydra Workshops, Hydra
Truce: Echoes of Art in an Age of Endless Conclusions, Site Santa Fe, New Mexico
Home Sweet Home, Deichtorhallen, Hamburg
The King is not the Queen, Arki Peleg Festival, Stockholm
Festival (International Nouveau Cinéma Nouveaux Médias) Montreal, Montreal
47th Venice Biennale, Venice
Such is Life, Serpentine Gallery Bookshop, London and Palais des Beaux Arts, Brussels
A Ilha do Tesouro, Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon
International Film Festival, Rotterdam
Campo 6, The Spiral Village, Turin and Bonnefanten Museum, Maastricht
The London Underground Artists, Galleria Marabini, Bologna

Full House: Young British Art, Kunstmuseum, Wolfsburg
Life/Live, Musee d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris and Centro de Exposições do Centro Cultural de Belém, Lisbon
The Last Supper, Donald Young Gallery, Seattle
The Event Horizon, The Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin
Art & Video in Europe. Electronic Undercurrents, Statens Museum für Kunst, Copenhagen
Toyama Now. The 6th International Contemporary Atr Exhibition, The Museum of Modern Art, Toyama
Yerself is Steam, 85 Charlotte Street, London
Manifesta 1, Museum Boymans van Beuningen and Witte de With, Rotterdam
Artisti Brittanci a Roma, Festival of Contemporary British Arts, Magazzini d’Arte Moderna, Rome
Image of self as another, Porin Taidemuseo, Pori
Prospect 96, Kunstverein, Frankfurt
Some of My Best Friends are Geniuses, IAS, London
Speaking of Sofas, ICA Biennale of Film and Video, ICA, London
The British Art Show 4, Upper Campfield Market, Castlefield Gallery, Chinese Arts Center, Cuty Art Galleries, Cornerhouse, Metropolitan Galleries, Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester; Royal Botanic Garden, City Art Centre, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Talbot Rice Gallery, Collective Gallery, Fruitmarket Gallery, Stills Gallery, Edinburgh and Chapters Arts Centre, Ffoto Gallery, National Museum Of Wales, Oriel Gallery, Cardiff

Images of Masculinity, Victoria Miro Gallery, London
The British Art Show 4, Manchester; Edinburgh; Cardiff
Masculin/Feminin, Centre George Pompidou, Paris
Brilliant! New Art from London, Walker Art Centre, Minneapolis and Contemporary Art Museum, Houston
Brill: works on paper by “Brilliant!” artists, Montgomery Glasoe Fine Art, Minneapolis
Perfect Speed, Macdonald Stewart Art Centre, Guelph and University of Southern Florida Contemporary Art Museum, Tampa
The Hanging Picnic, Factual Nonsense, London
Stoppage, CCC Tours, Tours Sage, Galerie Michel Rein, Tours
Aperto ‘95, Le Nouveau Musee, Villeurbanne
General Release, Venice Biennale, Venice
Corpus Delicti, Kunstforeningen, Copenhagen

Other Men’s Flowers, Paragon Press/Factual Nonsense, London
Curator’s Egg, Anthony Reynolds Gallery, London
Not Self-Portrait, Karsten Schubert Gallery, London
Don’t Look Now, Thread Waxing Space, New York

Consider the End. Sam Taylor-Wood and PPQ, HQ, London
Annihilation, Victoria Miro Gallery, London
Lucky Kunst, Silver Place, London
Wonderful Life, Lisson Gallery, London
Close Up, Time Square, New York
Information Dienst, Kunsthalle, Stuttgart

Group exhibition, Clove Two Gallery, London

Showhide Show, Anderson O’Day Gallery, London


KunstFilmBiennale, KW Kunstwerke, Berlin
Destricted film screenings, Tate Modern, London
Sundance Festival, Park City (UT)

Jump Cut Nights III, SK Stiftung Kulture der Sparkasse, Cologne

Film screenings, MOMA, New York