Paul Noble

Paul Noble (b. 1963, Dilston, Northumberland) lives and works in London, and attended Sunderland Polytechnic and Fine Art at Humberside College of Higher Education. His work engages with the invention of new worlds and territories that lie between despair and hilarity. Noble was one of the founding members of the City Racing (1988-89), an artist run-space in London, where he began showing small narrative paintings and drawings, which referred to dream-like worlds. Noble was a 2012 Turner Prize nominee and has exhibited internationally. Recent solo shows include exhibitions at: Gagosian Gallery, London (2011), Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle (2011), Gagosian Gallery, New York (2007), Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam, The Netherlands (2005), The Migros Museum, Zürich (2005), Whitechapel Art Gallery, London (2004). Selected group exhibitions include: Turner Prize Exhibition, Tate Britain, London (2012), Does City/Munster Matter?, Centre of Contemporary Art, Münster, Germany(2010), Rude Britannia, Tate Britain, London (2010), Automatic Cities: The Architectural Imaginary in Contemporary Art, Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, La Jolla, CA (2009), I Am By Birth a Genevese; and My Family is One of the Most Distinguished of that Republic, Forde Espace d'art Contemporain, Geneva (2009), Future Tense: Reshaping the Landscape, Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, New York (2008), and Multiplex: Directions in Art, 1970 to Now, Museum of Modern Art, New York (2007).

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