Michael Landy (b.1963, London) lives and works in London. Studied at Goldsmiths College (1985-1988). Select solo exhibitions include Scaled-Down, Thomas Dane Gallery, London (2018); Michael Landy. Breaking News, Sperone Westwater Gallery, New York (2017); DEMONSTRATION, The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery, Toronto (2107); Michael Landy: Breaking News-Athens, Diplarios School presented by NEON, Athens (2017); Out Of Order, Tinguely Museum, Basel (2016); Breaking News, Galerie Sabine Knust, Munich (2015); Saints Alive, Antiguo Colegio de San Ildefonso, Mexico City (2014); 20 Years of Pressing Hard, Thomas Dane Gallery, London (2013); Saints Alive, National Gallery, London (2013); Michael Landy: Four Walls, Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester (2013); Saints Alive, National Gallery, London (2012); Thomas Dane Gallery, London (2012); Acts of Kindness, Kaldor Public Art Projects, Sydney (2011); Art on the Underground, London (2011); Art World Portraits, National Portrait Gallery London (2011); and Art Bin, South London Gallery, London (2010). Select group exhibitions include Open for Business, Riga Bienniale, Riga, Latvia (2018); In My Shoes: Art and the Self since the 1990s, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield, England (2018); New Sculpture, Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester, England (2017); Dizziness: Navigating the Unknown, Kunsthaus Graz, Graz, Austria (2017); Drawing Biennial 2017, Drawing Room, London (2017); A Weed is a Plant out of Place, Lismore Castle, Waterford (2016); PRIÈRE DE TOUCHER -The Touch of Art, Museum Tinguely, Basel (2016); Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy of Arts, London (2015); Seven Artists from the John Kaldor Family Collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney (2015); Reflections on the Self: From Dürer to Struth, Christie’s Mayfair, London (2015); ART Fahrenheit 415: Sailing Into The Sea of Oblivion, Yokohama Triennale, Japan (2014); Art under Attack: Histories of British Iconoclasm, Tate Britain, London (2013); Damage Control: Art and Destruction Since 1950, Smithsonian Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C (2013); and Edgelands - Prints by George Shaw and Michael Landy, The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (2012). His work is held in public and private collections including Arts Council of England; British Museum; Centre Pompidou; and Museum of Modern Art, New York.
Last updated: 06.12.2018