Drawing Biennial 2017

Exhibition & online fundraising auction of over 200 unique works on paper

Exhibition: 2 March – 26 April · Auction: 12 April 10am – 26 April 9pm


Laure Prouvost

A Portrait of Grandma by Grandad

Top Pick

Katharine Stout, Deputy Director ICA, London

Year 2017
Medium Ink and watercolour on paper
Dimensions 20.9 x 29.6 cm
Bidding Open Wed 12 April, 2017 at 10:00am
Bidding Ended Tue 26 March, 2019 at 9:30pm

Laure Prouvost:

Laure Prouvost (b.1978, Lille, France) lives and works in London and Antwerp. Recieved her BFA from Central St Martins, London (2002) and her MFA from Goldsmiths College, London (2010). Awards include nominated for the 2014 Film London Jarman Award (2014); Turner Prize (2013); The International Critics’ Prize (FIPRESCI Prize), Oberhausen Short Film Festival, Oberhausen, Germany (2016); and  Max Mara Prize for Women (2011). Select solo exhibitions include the wet wet wanderer as part of Para|Fiction, Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam, Netherlands (2017); Laure Prouvost, wot hit talk, The Laznia Centre for Contemporary Art, Gdańsk (2017); SALT Galata, Istanbul, Turkey (2017); High Line Art, New York, USA (2017);Walker Art Centre, Minneapolis, USA and Experimental Media and Performing Arts Centre, Troy, USA (2017); AND SHE WILL SAY: HI HER, AILLEURS, TO HIGHER GROUNDS…, Kunstmuseum Luzern, Luzern, Switzerland (2016); GDM-Grandad Visitor Center, Pirelli Hangar Bicocca, Milan, Italy (2016); ALL BEHIND, WE’LL GO DEEPER, DEEP DOWN AND SHE WILL SAY:, MMK, Frankfurt, Germany (2016); DROPPED HERE AND THEN, TO LIVE, LEAVE IT ALL BEHIND, FRAC/ Consortium Dijon, Dijon, France (2016); Into all is here, Red Brick Art Museum, Beijing, China (2016); C’est l’est not ouest, State of Concept, Athens, Greece (2016); and A Way To Leak, Lick, Leek, Fahrenheit, Los Angeles (2016). Select group exhibitions include The Inner Skin – Art and Shame, Marta Herford, Herford, Germany (2017); Speak : Tania Bruguera, Douglas Gordon, Laure Prouvost and Cally Spooner, the Serpentine Sackler Gallery, London, UK (2017); LE QUATRIÈME SEXE, Indéfinition des genres, réaffirmation des plaisirs, Le Coeur, Paris, France (2017); and The Everywhere Studio, ICA Miami, USA (2017).  Her work is held in public and private collections including FNAC Fonds national d'art contemporain, Paris, France; Contemporary Art Society, London, UK; Arts Council England, UK; Saatchi Collection, London, UK; and Zabludownicz Collection, London, UK.