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:

James Scott Brooks (b. 1974, Exeter) lives and works in London. Studied at Chelsea College of Art. Awards include the artist/curator development grant by the Art Council of England; and two British Council travel bursaries. Brooks was selected to write and deliver a paper on Contemporary Drawing for the publication and symposium Drawing: The Future at The National Gallery, London; and was selected for the Contemporary Art Society’s ART Futures 2007, Bloomberg SPACE, London. Select 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); XI Times, Trinity Projects, London (2010); and Translations, Monika Bobinska, London (2008). Select group exhibitions include The World exists to be put on a postcard, The British Museum, London (2019); Should I stay or Should I go?, Patrick Heide, London (2019); 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); Drawing Biennial, Drawing Room, London (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 Drawing Biennial, Drawing Room, London (2015). His works are held in private and public collections including The British Museum, London; University of the Arts, London; Staedel Museum, Frankfurt; David Roberts Collection, London; Frank Williams Collection; Rolf Ricke Collection; Geraldine Gottesman Collection; and Thaddaeus Ropac Collection, Salzburg.