Tony Cragg



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Tony Cragg

(b. 1949, Liverpool, England. Lives and works in Wuppertal, Germany.)

Tony Cragg studied at the Gloucestershire College of Art, Cheltenham, the Wimbledon School of Art, London; and at the Royal College of Art, London. He participated in Documenta VII (1982) and VIII (1987) and the Venice Biennale (1997, 1988, 1986, and 1980). He has been the recipient of numerous awards including the Cologne Fine Art Award (2012), Praemium Imperiale Award (2007), the Piepenbrock Award (2002) and the Turner prize, Tate Gallery, London (1988). He is currently the Director of the Düsseldorf Art Academy, Germany after having been professor there since 1988. Cragg has exhibited internationally at such institutions as the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh (2011), the Musée du Louvre, Paris (2011), the Museo Serralves, Portugal (2004), the Tate Gallery, Liverpool (1999), and the Palais des Beaux-Arts, Belgium (1985).


RECENT SOLO SHOWS

2015
Tony Cragg, Buchmann Galerie, Berlin, Germany
Duomo di Milano, Milan, Italy
Tony Cragg: Walks of Life, Gothenborg International Sculpture Exhibition, Gothenborg, Sweden
2014
Heydar Aliyev Center, Baku, Azerbaijan
Krauthugel, Salzburg, Austria
Walks of Life, Madison Square Park, New York
2013
Tony Cragg, Lehmbruck Museum, Duisburg, Germany
2012
Marian Goodman Gallery, New York, New York
Tony Cragg, Shanghai Himalayas Art Museum, Shanghai
Tony Cragg, Kestnergesellschaft, Hannover
Tony Cragg, Museo d'Arte di Lugano, Switzerland
Anthony Cragg, The State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia
Against The Grain, Ernst Barlach Haus, Hamburg
Tony Cragg: Sculptures and Drawings, CAFA Art Museum, China
Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing
2011
Tony Cragg, Seeing Things, Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas, Texas
Tony Cragg in 4D From Flux to Stability, International Gallery of Modern Art, Venice, Italy
Tony Cragg, Sculptures and Drawings, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh, Scotland
Tony Cragg: Figure Out, Figure In, Musée du Louvre, Paris, France
2010
Tony Cragg, Borås Museum of Art, Borås, Sweden
2009
Tony Cragg, Museum Beelden am Zee, Scheveningen, Holland
Tony Cragg: Second Nature, Staatliche Kunsthalle Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe, Germany

RECENT GROUP SHOWS

2015
Art Zuid, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, curated by Rudi Fuchs
Formen der Abstraktion, Galerie Ludorff, Düsseldorf, Germany
Rochechouart Museum of Contemporary Art- 30th Anniversary, Musée Départemental d'Art Contemporain de Rochechouart, Rochechouart, France
Biens Publics, Musée Rath, Geneva, Switzerland
History is Now: 7 Artists take on Britain, Hayward Gallery, London, England
GLASSTRESS 2015 GOTIK, The 56th International Art Exhibition – la Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy
The 14th Istanbul Biennial, Istanbul, Turkey
2014
Raw Materials, Städtische Galerie Bietigheim-Bissingen, Germany
Lens-Based Sculpture, AdK - Akademie der Künste, Berlin
Macht. Wahn. Vision, Arp Museum, Rolandseck, Germany
The Collection of the IVAM XXV Anniversary, Institut Valencia d’Art Modern, Valencia, Spain
2013
Sculpture at the Dusseldorf Art Academy, 1945 to Present, K20 Grabbeplatz, Dusseldorf, Germany
2012
Die Sammlung 1900-2011 - 11 Räume, 11 Jahrzehnte, 11 Interventionen, Lentos Kunstmuseum Linz, Austria
Prism: Drawing from 1990 to 2012, The Museum of Contemporary Art / Museet for samtidskunst, Norway
This Will Have Been: Art, Love & Politics in the 1980s, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago
La Isla Del Tesoro - Arte Británico De Holbein A Hockney, Fundación Juan March, Madrid
A House of Leaves. First Movement, The David Roberts Art Foundation, London, UK
40 Years Mario Mauroner Contemporary Art, Mario Mauroner Contemporary Art Salzburg, Salzburg
Prism: Drawing from 1990 to 2012, The Museum of Contemporary Art Oslo, Oslo
2011
KölnSkultur #6, Skulpturenpark Köln, Cologne, Germany
Biomorph! – Hans Arp im Dialog mit aktuellen Künstlerpositionen, Arp Museum Bahnhof Rolandseck, Remagen, Germany
Rudolf Steiner and Contemporary Art, DOX-Centre for Contemporary Art
2010
Le Meilleur des Mondes, MUDAM – Musée d’Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean, Luxembourg
Quadriennale 2010 – Kunstgegenwärtig, Düsseldorf Quadriennale, Düsseldorf, Germany

Tony Cragg Exhibitions

Tony Cragg
Tony Cragg

February 1 - March 17, 2012
New York


30/40 Part I
30/40 Part I

A Selection of Forty Artists from Thirty Years at Marian Goodman Gallery
September 10 - October 13, 2007
New York


Tony Cragg
Tony Cragg

May 3 - June 9, 2007
New York


Tony Cragg
Tony Cragg

December 2, 2003 - January 17, 2004
New York


Tony Cragg
Tony Cragg

New Work
November 8 - December 30, 2000
New York



Tony Cragg Publications

Signs of Life
Tony Cragg


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