Anthony McCall

Anthony McCall (b.1946, St Paul’s Cray) lives and works in New York. Graduated from Graphic Design at Ravensbourne College of Art and Design, London. McCall was the recipient of an Arts & Letters Award in Art by the American Academy of Arts and Letters (2015); was made a Fellow of the American Academy, Berlin (2014); and was awarded a Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship (2008). Select solo exhibitions include Anthony McCall: Split Second, Sean Kelly Gallery, New York (2018-19); Anthony McCall: Solid Light Works, Hepworth Wakefield, Wakefield and Pioneer Works, Brooklyn (2018); Anthony McCall, Sprüth Magers, London (2018); Anthony McCall: Leaving with Two-Minute Silence, Villa Arson, Nice (2017 -18); Anthony McCall: Line Describing a Cone, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin (2017); Anthony McCall: Swell, Nevada Museum of Art, Reno (2016-2017); Solid Light Works, LAC Lugano Arte e Cultura, Lugano (2016); and Anthony McCall, the Serpentine Galleries, London (2007-8). Select group exhibitions include Danser Brut, Lille Métropole Museum of Contemporary, Lille and Outsider Art, Lille (2018-19); The Site of Film, Kanal Centre Pompidou, Brussels (2018); This Way Out of England: Gallery House in Retrospect, Raven Row, London (2017); Dreamlands: Immersive Cinema and Art, 1905-2016, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York (2016-2017); About Time: Photography in a Moment of Change, SFMOMA, San Francisco (2016); The Event Sculpture, Henry Moore Institute, Perry Green (2015); Formes Simple, Centre Pompidou-Metz, Metz (2014); and Tracing the Century: Drawing as a Catalyst for Change, Tate Liverpool (2012-13). His works are held in public and private collections including Tate, London; Museum of Modern Art, New York; Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt; the Kramlich Collection, San Francisco; Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona, Barcelona; Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney; Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C.; the Institut d’Art Contemporain, Villeurbanne/Rhône-Alpes; The Margulies Collection, Miami; Moderna Museet, Stockholm; Musée National d’Art Moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris; SFMoMA, San Francisco; Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary, Vienna; and Whitney Museum of American Art, New York.

Last updated: 17.02.2021


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