David Haines

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    David Haines, Still Life with Flyer (Darklands) 2020 Graphite and nero pencil on paper, 26 x 31 cm Courtesy the artist

Born 1969 Nottingham, David Haines lives and works in Amsterdam. Graduated from Camberwell School of Art, London and The Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten, Amsterdam.

Haines works with a range of media, predominantly drawing, painting and video. 

Select solo exhibitions include The Skin’s gaze (and Other Thoughts), Upstream Gallery, Amsterdam (2020); A Fragile Membrane, an Illusive Screen, Upstream Gallery, Amsterdam (2017); Two Way Mirror, Tyneside Cinema (Gallery), Newcastle (2017); Disegni, Artissima, Turin (2017); Armory Show, New York (2016); Discoveries, Art Basel HK, Hong Kong (2014); and Upstream Gallery, Amsterdam (2013). Select group exhibitions include Modern Love (or Love in the Age of Cold Intimacies), Tallinn Kunsthalle - Kunstihoone, Tallinn and Museum für Neue Kunst, Freiburg (2021); Trouble in Paradise, Kunsthal, Rotterdam (2019); A Slice Through the World, Drawing Room, London and Museum of Modern Art, Oxford (2018); New Dutch Short Films, Rooftop Films/ Trilok Fusion Center for the Arts, New York (2016); Art at the Spaarne (The Collection/Donation of Bart Spoorenberg), Teylers Museum, Haarlem (2016); Transformer, Upstream Gallery, Amsterdam (2015); IDFA on Art, Eye Film Museum, Amsterdam (2015); Hoge Horizon, Stedelijk Museum, Lier (2014); Beauty of Violence, Museum Het Dolhuys, Haarlem (2014); and Nothing in the World But Youth, Turner Contemporary, Margate (2011); The End of the Line; Attitudes in Drawing, Hayward Gallery, London and touring (2009); and Adam and Eve, Curated by Annie Fletcher, De Appel, Amsterdam (2002).

Awards include the Irinox Drawing Prize, Artissima, Turin (2017); the Jeanne Oosting Prize, The Hague (2012); and exhibiting as part of the 12th Istanbul Biennial (2011).

Last updated: 23.04.2021

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