David Musgrave (b.1973, Stockton-on-Tees) lives and works in London. Studied at Chelsea College of Art and Design, where he now teaches. Musgrave was a finalist for the Prix Canson in 2015. His digital animation Studio golem was broadcast on Channel 4 in the United Kingdom (2013). He is the author of two novels: Unit, published by LemonMelon (2015); and Total Abstraction, shortlisted for the Fitzcarraldo Editions Novel Prize (2018). Select institutional exhibitions include Good Grief, Charlie Brown!, Somerset House, London (2018-19); The Policeman's Beard is Half Constructed, Bonner Kunstverein, Bonn (2017); Space Force Construction, V-A-C Foundation, Venice (2017); Being Thing, CIAP, île de Vassivière, Beaumont du-Lac (2015); The Noing Uv It, Kunsthalle Bergen, Bergen (2015); Être Chose, CIAP Île de Vassivière, Beaumont-du-Lac (2015); and The Universal Addressability of Dumb Things, Bluecoat Gallery, Liverpool, and touring (2013). Select solo exhibitions include greengrassi, London (2018, 2016); Luhring Augustine, New York (2014); and Marc Foxx, Los Angeles (2015). His work is held in public collections including the Museum of Modern Art, New York; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; the Hammer Museum, Los Angeles; the Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas; the Rhode Island School of Design, Providence; and Tate, London.
Last updated: 19.02.2019