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


Paul Hosking

Coconut Socks


by Sir Michael Craig-Martin RA, artist and Drawing Room Advisory Board member

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

Paul Hosking:

Paul Hosking (b.1976, Pymouth, UK) lives and works in London, UK. Studied at Plymouth College of Art and Design; and BA Fine Art at Goldsmiths College, London, UK. As a sculptor, Hosking works in a wide range of media including mirrored acrylics, extruded aluminium, jesmonite, etched glass, cast iron and gold leaf. His work involves a number of techniques from laser cutting, CNC routing and powder coating to image collages on objects. He makes use of everyday objects in both his sculpture and drawings. Select solo exhibitions include Apophenia, Michael Fuchs Gallery, Berlin (2014); Rorschach, Portrait Haas und Fuchs, Berlin (2010); Reflect, Vyner Street, London (2007); New Works, Vyner Street, London (2006); Bone Sculptures, Galleria Leme, São Paulo (2005); Three Bone Cube, The Economist Sculpture Plaza, London (2005); Hung, Karyn Lovegrove Gallery, Los Angeles (2004); and Beast, Project Space SE One, London (2003). Select group exhibitions include H.D., Buttercup´s Apartment Los Angeles, Summer Show, Royal Academy, London, UK (2015); Sculpture in the City, St Helens Church, London (2014); Accrochage, Michael Fuchs Gallery, Berlin, DE (2014); Freeze 13, The Mayor’s Parlour, London (2013); Summer show, Gallery Fumi Italy, Porto Cervo, Sardinia, IT (2013); Artist Invites friends, Michael Fuchs Galerie, Berlin, DE (2012); and Although Rare They Do Exist, Zero10 Gallery, London, UK (2011). His work is held in private and international collections.