Enrico David

  • View large image Mother Tunnel, 2013

    Enrico David, Mother Tunnel, 2013 Acrylic on canvas, 109 1/2 x 112 1/2 inches 278 x 286 cm Courtesy Michael Werner Gallery, London

Enrico David (b. 1966) is an Italian artist born in Ancona. He lives and works in London and Berlin. David studied at Central St. Martins in London and works in painting, drawing, sculpture and installation. The human figure has been a constant in David’s work over the past decade. His recent works include large-scale portrait paintings of deeply psychological meaning, though drawing continues to be an important element of his practice. In 2009, he was nominated for the Turner Prize. David has had solo exhibitions at range of galleries and museum that include UCLA, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, California, US (2013), Michael Werner Gallery, New York, US (2013), New Museum, New York, US (2013), Fondazione Bevilacqua La Masa, Venice, Italy, VW (VeneKlasen/Werner), Berlin, Germany (2011), Museum Für Gegenwartskunst, Basel, Switzerland (2009), Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, Washington, US (2008), Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne, Germany (2008), ICA, London, UK (2007), Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (2007), and Tate Britain, London, UK (2005). In 2013 he participated in Venice Biennale.

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