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


Julian Opie

Beard, headphones

Year 2016
Medium Vinyl on paper
Dimensions 29.7 x 21 cm
Bidding Open Wed 12 April, 2017 at 10:00am
Bidding Ended Tue 26 March, 2019 at 9:30pm

Julian Opie:

Julian Opie (b. 1958, London, UK) lives and works in London. Graduated from Goldsmiths School of Art, London (1982). Opie is known for his minimal portraits and animated walking figures. His work combines the use of new technology with stylised black line drawings. Select solo exhibitions include Art Geneve, Geneva (2016); Gerhardsen Gerner, Berlin (2016); Krobath, Vienna (2016); ARCO, Madrid (2015); Mario Sequeira, Braga (2015); Kunsthalle Helsinki, Helsinki (2015); Alan Cristea Gallery, London (2015); and Gerhardsen Gerner, Oslo (2015). Select group exhibitions include Line, Lisson Gallery, London (2016); MODEL, Galerie Rudolfinium, Prague (2015); Self: Image and Identity, Turner Contemporary, Margate (2015); Face: Between figures, portraits and masks, Neus Museum, Nuremberg (2015); and Making it: Sculpture in Britain 1977 – 1986, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Yorkshire (2015).