Paul Noble

Paul Noble (b. 1963, Northumberland, UK) lives and works in London. Studied at Sunderland Polytechnic and 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 City Racing (1988-89), an artist run-space in London. He was nominated for the Turner Prize (2012), and received Paul Hamlyn Award (2000). Select solo exhibitions include Paul Noble: Nobson, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam (2014); Paul Noble: The Gates, Gagosian Gallery, Athens (2013); Paul Noble Marble Hall, Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle (2011); Welcome to Nobson, Gagosian Gallery, London (2011); and Paul Noble, Gagosian Gallery, New York​ (2007). Select group exhibitions include Lines of Thought, Marta Herford Museum, Germany​ (2015); Drawing Now, Albertina, Vienna ​(2015); Horror vacui, Gagosian Gallery, Geneva (2014); Body & Void: Echoes of Moore in Contemporary Art, Henry Moore Foundation, Hertfordshire (2014); Turner Prize Exhibition, Tate Britain, London (2012); Does City/Munster Matter?, Centre of Contemporary Art, Münster (2010); Rude Britannia, Tate Britain, London (2010); Automatic Cities: The Architectural Imaginary in Contemporary Art, Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, 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); and Future Tense: Reshaping the Landscape, Neuberger Museum of Art, New York (2008). His work is held in public and private collections including The British Council; Tate Britain; FRAC des Pays de la Loire; and Museum of Modern Art. 

Last updated: 08.03.2017

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