Drawing Biennial 2015

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


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Cornelia Parker

Self-Portrait as Parallel Lines

Year 2015
Medium Blood and pencil on paper
Dimensions 21.5 x 29 cm
Bidding Open Thu 16 April, 2015 at 10:00am
Bidding Ended Thu 30 April, 2015 at 9:00pm

Cornelia Parker:

Cornelia Parker (b. 1956, Cheshire) lives and works in London. Parker studied at Wolverhampton Polytechnic, 1975-78 and Reading University, 1980-82. She was nominated for the Turner Prize in 1997. Recent solo exhibitions include: Cornelia Parker, Whitworth Gallery, Manchester (2015); Ikon Icons - 1980s, Ikon Gallery, Birmingham (2014); Frith Street Gallery, London (2013); Galeria Carles Tache, Barcelona (2013); Thirty Pieces of Silver, York St Mary’s, York (2011); Richard Of York Gave Battle In Vain, Whitechapel Gallery, London, curation for the UK Government Art Collection (2011); Rorschach (Accidental III), D’ Amelio Terras, New York (2011); and Doubtful Sound, Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead, D’Amelio Terras, New York (2010). Selected group exhibitions include: Drawn Together: Artist as Selector, Jerwood Gallery, Hastings (2014); Yoko Ono, Guggenheim Bilbao Museum (2014); White Light/White Heat: Contemporary Artists & Glass, The Wallace Collection, London (2013); We’ll Try It through Space, Nitra Gallery, Slovakia (2013); Exploding Utopia, Laure Genniard Gallery, London (2013); Where are we Standing? Earth, Memory and Resurrection, Aichi Triennale, Nogoya, Japan (2013); Medals of Dishonour, Hermitage’s Menshikov Palace, St Petersburg, Russia (2012); Hieroglyphs, Linda Pace Foundation, San Antonio, Texas (2012); Folkestone Triennial, Folkestone (2011); Art in Yorkshire, York St Marys, York (2011); Suspense, EX3 Centre for Contemporary Art, Florence (2011); On Line: Drawing Through the Twentieth Century, MoMA, New York (2010); The Hand, Work Projects, Spike Island, Bristol (2010); and Summer Exhibitions, Royal Academy of Arts, London (2010). Public collections include Arts Council; BM; ICA, Boston; MOMA, NY; Musée d’Art Modern/Centre Pompidou; Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY; Tate Gallery; Royal Collection; V&A. Cornelia Parker is represented by Frith Street Gallery, London.

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