Drawing Biennial 2015

Exhibition: 5 March – 30 April · Auction: 16 April 10am – 30 April 9pm


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Simon Periton

Armchair Anarchist

Year 2015
Medium spray paint on paper
Dimensions 30.1 x 20.9 cm
Bidding Open Thu 16 April, 2015 at 10:00am
Bidding Ended Thu 30 April, 2015 at 9:00pm

Simon Periton:

Simon Periton (b. 1964, Kent, UK) lives and works in London. He studied at Central St Martin’s School of Art. Commissions include public sculpture projects for firstsite, Colchester, Essex, Channel Four, and the Victoria and Albert Museum. A monograph of his work was published in 2008 by Koenig Books Ltd and Sadie Coles HQ. Selected solo exhibitons include: The Rose Engine, The Modern Institute, Glasgow, UK (2013); Almada, London (2011); The Asbo Mystery Play and other public works/ The Gild The Lily Files, Sadie Coles HQ, London (2011); and Spirits of Salt, Sadie Coles HQ, London (2009). Selected group exhibitons include: Drawing Biennial 2015, Drawing Room, London (2015); Regenerate Art, Kunstverein Muenchen, Munich (2014); 5 Pancras Square, Swiss Cottage Gallery, London (2014); Red, White and Blue, CHELSEA space, London (2012); Dikeou Collection / Artpace exhibition swap, Artspace, San Antonio TX, USA (2012); The Hepworth Wakefield: A Celebration Backbone: Modern British Sculptors, NewArtCentre, Roche Court, Salisbury, UK (2011); Undone: Making and Unmaking in Contemporary Sculpture, Henry Moore Institute, Leeds (2010); The Term (Realiy), Paul Stolper Gallery, London (2010); The Dark Monarch: Magic and Modernity in British Art, Towner Gallery, Eastbourne, UK (2010); E&K Arts Launch Collection (“the Exhibition”), Sotheby’s, London (2010); Scherenschnitte Kontur pur, Museum Bellerive, Zürich, Switzerland (2009); The Dark Monarch: Magic and Modernity in British Art, Tate St Ives, St Ives, UK (2009); Directions, A Palazzo Gallery, Brescia, Italy (2009); and Compass in Hand: Selections from The Judith Rothschild Foundation Contemporary Drawings Collection, Museum of Modern Art, New York (2009). Periton is represented by Sadie Coles HQ, London and The Modern Institute, Glasgow.