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  • 1971 Born in Wigan, United Kingdom
  • 1993 BFA, Winchester School of Art, United Kingdom
  • Lives and works in London, United Kingdom

Education

Solo Exhibitions


2017

  • Timescape, MUDAM, Luxembourg

2016

  • New work, New Art Centre, Salisbury
  • Darren Almond, White Cube, Hong Kong
  • Within the Shadow the Sun, Scai the Bathhouse, Tokyo

2015

  • Fullmoons, Galeri K, Oslo, Norway
  • Spazio 22, Milan, Italy
  • Darren Almond, Dirimart, Istanbul
  • Present Form, Christie’s, Mayfair, London
  • Amalfi Sketchbook, Kunsthaus Graz, Graz, Austria
  • Darren Almond, Works on Paper, Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin
  • Darren Almond/Carl Blechen, Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin

2014

  • Darren Almond: In the Shadows of Words, Bloomberg Space, London
  • Darren Almond, Matthew Marks, Los Angeles
  • Darren Almond, Galleria Alfonso Artiaco, Napoli
  • To Leave a Light Impression, White Cube, London

2013

  • Second Thoughts, Art Tower Mito, Japan
  • Atmos, Sala Alcala 31, Madrid
  • Hemispheres and Continents, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York

2012

  • All Things Pass, Max Hetzler, Berlin
  • Sometimes Still, SITE Festival, Stroud
  • Full Moon, Domaine de Chaumont-sur-Loire, Chaumont-sur-Loire

2011

  • Darren Almond, L'Abbaye de la Chaise Dieu, Chaise Dieu
  • Nocturne, Villa Merkel, Esslingen am Neckar.
  • Darren Almond ...between here and the surface of the moon, times 2, Frac Haute-Normandie, Rouen
  • Darren Almond ...between here and the surface of the moon, FRAC Auvergne, Clermont Ferrand.

2010

  • As It Is, Alfonso Artiaco, Naples
  • The Principle of Moments, White Cube, London
  • Fullmoon@Eifel, Galerie Max Hetzler, Weidingen
  • Sometimes Still, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York
  • Darren Almond, PKM Trinity Gallery, Seoul

2009

  • Darren Almond, Sommer Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv
  • Darren Almond, Max Hetzler, Berlin

2008

  • Darren Almond: Moons of the Iapetus Ocean, White Cube, London
  • Darren Almond: Fire Under Snow, Parasol Unit – Foundation for Contemporary Art, London
  • Darren Almond: Galleri K, Norway
  • Darren Almond: SCAI The Bathhouse and Eye and Gyre, Japan
  • Darren Almond - Nail to Nail, David Patton, Los Angeles, CA

2007

  • Darren Almond, Galleria Alfonso Artiaco, Naples
  • Day Return, Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw
  • Night and Fog, Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin
  • Darren Almond: In the Between, Musée d'art contemporain, Montreal
  • Darren Almond, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York
  • Darren Almond, SITE Santa Fe, Santa Fe

2006

  • Day Return, Museum Folkwang, Essen
  • Take Me Home, DA2 – Domus Artium 2002, Salamanca

2005

  • Darren Almond, Alfonso Artiaco, Naples
  • Only Sound needs Echo and Dreads its Lack, Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris
  • Darren Almond, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York
  • Isolation, K21 Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Düsseldorf

2004

  • Live Sentence, Lentos Kunstmuseum Linz, Linz
  • If I Had You, Galerie Max Hetzler, St. Johannes Evangelist Church, Berlin
  • Geisterbahn (1999), Passage du Désir BETC, Festival d’Automne, Paris, France

2003

  • If I Had You, Fondazione Nicola Trussardi, Palazzo della Ragiona, Milan, Italy
  • Darren Almond, Galleri K, Oslo, Norway
  • 11 Miles.....from Safety, White Cube, London, United Kingdom
  • Nightvision, Sommer Contemporary Art, Tel-Aviv, Israel
  • Darren Almond, Herzliya Museum of Art, Herzliya, Israel
  • A, Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin, Germany

2002

  • A, National Theatre, Fourth Wall, South Bank, commissioned by Public Art Development Trust, London
  • At Speed, Darren Almond and Sarah Morris, Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin

2001

  • Night as Day, Tate Britain, London
  • Coming Up For Air, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York
  • Darren Almond, Kunsthalle Zürich, Zürich
  • Darren Almond, De Appel Foundation Centre for Contemporary Art, Amsterdam
  • Darren Almond, Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin
  • Darren Almond, Galerie Max Hetzler, E-Werk, Abspannwerk Buchhändlerhof, Berlin

2000

  • Transport Medium, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York
  • Geisterbahn, The Approach, London
  • Traction, Chisenhale Gallery, London

1999

  • Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin
  • Darren Almond, The Renaissance Society, University of Chicago, Chicago

1997

  • Darren Almond, Institute of Contemporary Arts, commissioned by Toshiba Art & Innovation, London
  • Darren Almond, White Cube, London

1995

  • KN120, Great Western Studios, London

1991

  • Darren Almond, Crawford Art College, Cork

Group Exhibitions


2017

  • The Garden - End of Times, Beginning of Times, ARoS Aarhus Kunstmuseum, Aarhus

2016

  • The End of the World, Centro per l'Arte Contemporanea Luigi Pecci, Prato
  • Fire under Snow, Louisiana, Copenhagen
  • Sublime, Centre Pompidou, Metz

2015

  • ‘white’, The Royal Academy, London
  • Telling Time, Mudac, Lausanne, Switzerland
  • Boolean expressions - Contemporary Art and Mathematical Data, Lewis Gluckman Gallery, Cork
  • Art and Technology, a Shared Sphere, Mudam, Luxembourg
  • Harmony and Transition. Reflecting Chinese Landscapes, Marta Herford, Herford
  • Momentum, CerModern, Ankara
  • No Man Nature, Palazzo Da Mosto, Reggio Emilia
  • Eppur si muove, MUDAM Luxembourg
  • Rights of Nature: Art, Ecology and the Americas, Nottingham Contemporary
  • Photographing Claude Monet’s Gardens: Five Contemporary Views, Musée des impressionnismes Giverny, France 
  • Landscape in Motion - Cinematic Visions of an Uncertain Tomorrow, Kunsthaus Graz, Graz, Austria

2014

  • CBranched. Trees in Contemporary Art
  • Altana Kulturstiftung, Bad Homburg
  • A Drawing Show, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York
  • Busan Biennale, Busan
  • Cool Place. Sammlung Scharpff, Kunstmuseum Stuttgart, Stuttgart
  • Halftone: Through the Grid, Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin | Paris
  • Man in the Mirror, Vanhaerents Art Collection, Brussels
  • Playtime, Lenbachhaus, Munich
  • Vertigo, SIM Galeria, Curitiba
  • 1 + 1 = 1 : When Collections Collide, Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal
  • Halftone: Through the Grid, Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin

2013

  • ARCTIC, Louisiana Museum, Denmark
  • Incorruptible Views: Images in Present Continuous, MUNTREF, Centre of Contemporary Art, Buenos Aires
  • On Nature, Sean Kelly, New York
  • DIAcussion, envoy enterprises., New York
  • Artist File 2013: The NACT Annual Show of Contemporary Art, The National Art Center, Tokyo
  • Landmark: The Fields of Photography, Somerset House, London

2012

  • The Future’s Not What It Used to Be, Chapter Gallery, Cardiff

2011

  • The Limits of Control, Hangar a Bananes, NantesL'Etoffe du Temps, L'Institut Culturel Bernard Magrez, Bordeaux
  • SUGAR WATER , Centre Culturel Valery-Larbaud, Vichy
  • Mysticism, Helmhaus, Zurich
  • 6th Biennale da Curitiba, Curitiba
  • Snap, Aldeburgh Festival, Suffolk
  • The Wilderness, Miami Art Museum, Miami
  • 8 1/2 thirteen artists celebrating the 100th anniversary of Trussardi, Fondazione Nicola Trussardi, Florence

2010

  • Nature, Galerie Gerhardsen Gemer, Berlin
  • Let’s Dance, MAC/VAL, Vitry-sûr- Seine, Paris
  • Kupferstichkabinett: Between Thought and Action, White Cube, London
  • Climax Redux, BAC Geneva

2009

  • Just With Your Eyes I Will See, Fonds D’Art Moderne et Contemporain, France
  • Altermodern: Tate Triennial 2009, Tate Britain, London
  • Edition Copenhagen - Retrospective 1959 - 2009, Den frie udstilling, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Los tiempos de un - Centro de Arte y Naturaleza - Fundación Beulas, Huesca

2008

  • Infinite Ice Traversing the Arctic and the Alps from 1860 to the Present, Albertina, Vienna
  • Summer in the City 2008, John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, CA
  • Ego Documents. The Autobiographical in Contemporary Art, Kunstmuseum Bern, Switzerland
  • WAR & ART - Terror and Simulacrum of Beauty II, Galerie Aube, Kyoto University of Art and Design, Kyoto, Japan
  • Night: A Time Between, Sharples, Winterstoke, Stancomb Wills, Methuen and Milner Galleries, Royal West of England Academy, England
  • Art is for the Spirit: Works from the UBS Art Collection, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo
  • Climax, LOOP’08, International Festival and Fair for Video Art, Barcelona
  • The Cinema Effect: Illusion, Reality, and the Moving Image, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC
  • God & Goods: Spirituality and Mass Confusion, Villa Manin, Codroipo, Italy
  • Collection as Aleph, Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary, Kunsthaus Graz, Austria
  • Implant, The Horticultural Society of New York Exhibition for UBS Art Gallery, New York
  • You Prison: Reflections on the Limitation of Freedom, and Space, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin, Italy
  • Unspeakable: The Artist as Witness to the Holocaust, Imperial War Museum London, UK
  • a.b.c. (Art Berlin Contemporary), Postbahnhof am Gleisdreieck, Berlin, Germany
  • Moving Horizon: The UBS Art Collection 1960s to the Present Day, National Art Museum of China, Beijing, China
  • Du Jardin au Cosmos, Espace de l’art concret, Mouans Sartoux, France

2007

  • Summer Show, John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco
  • Her(his)tory, Museum of Cycladic Art, Athens
  • Numerica, Palazzo delle Papesse Centro Arte Contemporanea, Siena
  • L’oeil écran ou la nouvelle image, Casino Luxembourg – Forum d’Art Contemporain, Luxembourg
  • Light, Winchester Cathedral, Winchester
  • Going Staying: Movement, Body, Place in Contemporary Art, Kunstmuseum Bonn, Bonn
  • 2nd Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art, Former Lenin Museum, Moscow
  • Closed Circuit: Video and New Media, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
  • Acceleration, CAN/Karting, Neuchâtel, Switzerland

2006

  • Time 2 Kill, Darren Almond and Albert Oehlen, Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin
  • Work, Rest and Play, Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle
  • Between a Rock and a Hard Place, Kenny Schachter Rove, London
  • Full House – Geschichte einer Sammlung (Faces of a Collection), Kunsthalle Mannheim, Mannheim
  • Darren Almond and Janice Kerbel: The Impossible Landscape, Horticultural Society of New York, New York
  • Carbonic Anhydride, Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin
  • Geisterbahn (1999), Kino Arsenal, Berlin
  • Shoot the Family, Cranbrook Art Museum, Michigan; Knoxville Museum of Art, Tennessee; Western Gallery, Western Washington University, Bellingham, Washington
  • Caspar David Friedrich, Museum Folkwang, Essen; Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg
  • The Black Show, David Patton, Los Angeles
  • 37th Art Basel: Unlimited, Basel, Switzerland

2005

  • Turner Prize 2005, Tate Britain, London
  • En Attente, Casino Luxembourg – Forum d’Art Contemporain, Luxembourg
  • 20: Twenty: A Timeline of Cornerhouse Exhibitions 1985–2005, Cornerhouse, Manchester
  • World Without End, Australian Centre for the Moving Image, Melbourne
  • Land Marks, Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris
  • Sequences, Q Arts Gallery, Derby
  • Bidibidobidiboo, Palazzo Re Rebaudengo, Piazza del Municipio, Guarene d’Alba. Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin. Cavallerizza Chiablese e Salone delle Guardie, Turin.
  • Darren Almond / Albert Oehlen: Time 2 Kill, Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin
  • The Mind is a Horse Part II, Bloomberg Space, London
  • Getting Emotional, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston
  • Works on Paper, Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin
  • Universal Experience: Art, Life, and the Tourist's Eye, Hayward Gallery, London; Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago

2004

  • Sequences, Peterborough Digital Art, Peterborough,
  • Geisterbahn (1999), 33rd Festival d’Automne, Passage du Désir – BETC, Paris
  • ein-leuchten, Museum der Moderne, Salzburg
  • Eclipse: Towards the Edge of the Visible, White Cube, London
  • Witness, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney
  • Die Neue Kunsthalle III: materiell – immateriell, Kunsthalle Mannheim, Mannheim
  • Biennial of Pontevedra, Pazo da Cultura, Facultade de Belas Artes / Escola de Restauración, Instituto Valie-Incián, Pontevedra
  • After Images: Kunst als Soziales Gedächnis, Neues Museum Weserburg, Bremen
  • Busan Biennale 2004, Busan Metropolitan City Hall and Art Museum, Busan
  • Open Secrets: Something Old, Something New, Redefining the Boundaries of the Art Collection, Imperial War Museum, London
  • Other Times: British Contemporary Art, City Art Gallery, Prague

2003

  • Heißkalt: Aktuelle Malerei aus der Sammlung Scharpff, Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, Stuttgart; Kunsthalle Hamburg, Hamburg
  • Video Time, Green on Red Gallery, Dublin
  • The Spirit of White, Fondation Beyeler, Basel
  • Imagination: Perception in Art, Kunsthaus Graz am Landesmuseum Joanneum, Graz
  • Outlook: International Art Exhibition Technopolis, Benaki Museum, Factory, Athens
  • Game Over, Grimm / Rosenfeld, Munich
  • 3rd Skulptur Biennale Münsterland, Stadtmuseum, Beckum
  • Hot Summer in the City, Sean Kelly Gallery, New York
  • Dreams and Conflicts: The Dictatorship of the Viewer, 50th Biennale di Venezia
  • Edén, La Colección Jumex, Antiguo Colegio de San Ildefonso, Mexico City
  • Witness, The Curve, Barbican Art Gallery, London
  • Breathing the Water, Galerie Hauser & Wirth & Presenhuber, Zürich, Zürich
  • The Guest, Schwebebahn, Hertzliya Museum, Tel-Aviv
  • Sculpture: Darren Almond, Peter Fischli, David Weiss, Katharina Fritsch, Robert Gober, Donald Judd, Ellsworth Kelly, Ugo Rondinone, Tony Smith, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York
  • In Light: Video Projections by Eight Contemporary Artists, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto
  • Interludes, La Biennale di Venezia 50, Venice

2002

  • Video Acts – Single Channel Video Works from the Collections of Pamela and Richard Kramlich and the New Art Trust, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London,; P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City
  • Melodrama, Artim, Centre Museo Vasco de Arte Contemporáneo, Vitoria-Gasteiz; Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Vigo, Vigo; Centro José Guerrero / Palacio de los Condes de Gabia, Granada
  • Happy Outsiders from London and Scotland, Pro Arte Institute, St. Petersburg, Russia; Katowice City Gallery, Poland; Zacheta Gallery, Warsaw
  • Video Zone – The First International Video-Art Biennial in Israel, Center for Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv
  • The Hate U Give Little Infants Fucks Everyone, SMART Project Space, Amsterdam
  • Contextualize, Kunstverein Hamburg, Hamburg
  • The Rowan Collection: Contemporary British & Irish Art, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin
  • In the Freud Museum, Freud Museum, London
  • Presentness is Grace – Experiencing the Suspended Moment, Spacex Gallery, Exeter
  • At Speed, with Sarah Morris, Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin

2001

  • Tenth Anniversary Exhibition, 100 Drawings and Photographs, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York
  • Open Plan P3 – The Marathon, Alphadelta Gallery, Artio Gallery, Athens
  • Presentness is Grace – Experiencing the Suspended Moment, Arnolfini Gallery, Bristol; Spacex Gallery, Exeter
  • Casino 2001, Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst and Bijlokenmuseum, Ghent
  • Nature in Photography, Galerie Nachst St. Stephan, Vienna
  • Berlin Biennale, Berlin
  • Tracking, Kent and Vicki Logan Gallery, California Collage of Arts and Crafts, Oakland, California
  • Unreal Time Video, Fine Art Center, Korean Culture & Arts Foundation, Seoul
  • Deliberate Living, Greene Naftali Gallery, New York

2000

  • British Short Film Festival, UCI Cinema, Leicester Square, London
  • Geographies (Darren Almond, Graham Gussin, Anri Sala), Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris
  • Apocalypse: Beauty and Horror in Contemporary Art, Royal Academy of the Arts, London
  • Darren Almond, Mark Hosking, Kerstin Engholm Galerie, Vienna
  • Inverse Perspectives, Edsvik, Sollentuna
  • Out There, White Cube2, London
  • Making Time: Considering Time as a Material in Contemporary Video and Film, Palm Beach Institute of Contemporary Art, Florida
  • Diary, Cornerhouse, Manchester

1999

  • Sleeping Waters, Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris
  • Chronos and Kairos, Museum Fridericianum, Kassel
  • Seeing Time, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco
  • So Far Away, So Close, Encore...Bruxelles, Espace Méridien, Brussels
  • Concrete Ashtray, Friedrich Petzel Gallery, New York
  • Common People, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaundengo, Turin

1998

  • UK Maximum Diversity, Galerie Krinzinger, Benger Fabrik Bregenz, Bregenz
  • View Four, Mary Boone Gallery, New York
  • Hidden Desires And Images, Art Dynamics, Tayayo Lida, Tokyo
  • Art Crash, Århus Kunstmuseum, Århus, Denmark
  • Ray Rapp, Tz’Art & Co., New York

1997

  • A Print Portfolio from London, (Ridinghouse/Booth Clibborn Editions), Atle Gerhardsen, Oslo
  • Delta, Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris
  • Hospital, Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin
  • Sensation: Young British Artists from the Saatchi Collection, Royal Academy of Arts, London; Hamburger Bahnhof, Museum für Gegenwart, Berlin

1996

  • Art & Innovation Prize, (winner), Institute of Contemporary Art, London
  • Something Else, Exmouth Market, London
  • A Small Shifting Sphere of Serious Culture, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London

1993

  • Winchester Gallery, Winchester

1992

  • Southampton Quays, Southampton

Other Projects

2005

  • Set-design for Merce Cunningham Dance Company, Barbican Theatre, London