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


James Brooks

Organisation of Peers, Commons and Gentry IV

Top Pick

James Fox, art historian and Fellow of Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge

Year 2017
Medium Gouache, scalpel and pencil on watercolour 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

James Scott Brooks:

Born 1974 Exeter, James Scott Brooks lives and works in London. Graduated from BA Fine Art (1st), Exeter College of Art and MA Fine Art, Chelsea College of Art.

Brooks' works are held in public and private collections including Department of Prints & Drawings, The British Museum; Department of Prints & Drawings, Staedel Museum; University of the Arts London; Frank Williams Collection; David Roberts Collection; Rolf Ricke Collection; Geraldine Gottesman Collection; and Thaddaeus Ropac Collection.

Selected solo exhibitions include Lands, Tyson Raum, Cologne (2019); Selected works Vol XI, Galleria Opere Scelte, Turin (2018); The Archivist, Galerie Laurent Mueller, Paris (2016); Geometra, Monika Bobinska/ Canal Projects, London (2016); Facts & Fictions, Galerie Laurent Mueller, Paris (2013); Reporter, Platform A, Middlesbrough (2013); The Information Exchange, Domo Baal, London (2012); Mass, Galerie Martina Detterer, Frankfurt (2011); Folks, Galerie Laurent Mueller, Paris (2011); Staged & Screened, 126 Gallery, Galway (2011); Eleven Times, Trinity Projects, London (2010); and Translations, Monika Bobinska, London (2008). Selected group exhibitions include Before The Dust Settles, Feldbusch Wiesner Rudolph, Berlin (2021); Should I Stay or Should I Go?, Patrick Heide, London (2019); The World Exists To Be Put On A Postcard, The British Museum, London (2019); Panta Rhei, Martina Detterer/ Galerie Kim Behm, Frankfurt (2018); Tràdito/Tradìto, Galleria Paolo Maria Deanesi, Trento (2018); L'Osservatorio, Canal Projects, London (2018); Monocromi, Galleria Opere Scelte, Turin (2018); Floating Urban Slime/Sublime, Miyauchi Gallery, Hiroshima (2018); The Colour and the Shape, Patrick Heide, London (2017); DR/OP: Beyond Boundaries, Goodman Arts Centre, Singapore (2017); Collettiva di Lavori su Carte e Disegni, Spazio 22, Milan (2017); British Drawing, Xi'an Academy of Fine Arts, Xi'an (2016); Wish you were here, MAC, Birmingham (2015); Data, Rochester Art Gallery, Rochester (2015); and Give me Five, Staedel Museum, Frankfurt (2013).