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


David Musgrave


Year 2017
Medium Graphite on paper
Dimensions 21 x 27.8 cm
Bidding Open Wed 12 April, 2017 at 10:00am
Bidding Ended Tue 26 March, 2019 at 9:30pm

David Musgrave:

Born 1973 Stockton-on-Tees, David Musgrave lives and works in London. Graduated from Chelsea College of Art and Design. 

Musgrave's work is held in public and private collections worldwide including Tate and MoMA.

Selected exhibitions include Hooks & Claws, Galerie Gregor Staiger, Zurich (2020); Two person show with Simon Ling, greengrassi, London (2020); Good Grief, Charlie Brown!, Somerset House, London (2018-19); The Policeman's Beard is Half Constructed, Bonner Kunstverein, Bonn (2017); Space Force Construction, V-A-C Foundation, Venice (2017); Being Thing, CIAP, île de Vassivière, Beaumont du-Lac (2015); The Noing Uv It, Kunsthalle Bergen, Bergen (2015); Être Chose, CIAP Île de Vassivière, Beaumont-du-Lac (2015); and The Universal Addressability of Dumb Things, Bluecoat Gallery, Liverpool, and touring (2013). Select solo exhibitions include greengrassi, London (2018, 2016); Luhring Augustine, New York (2014); and Marc Foxx, Los Angeles (2015). His work is held in public collections including the Museum of Modern Art, New York; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; the Hammer Museum, Los Angeles; the Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas; the Rhode Island School of Design, Providence; and Tate, London. 

Awards include being shortlisted for the Fitzcarraldo Editions Novel Prize, for his novel Total Abstraction (2018); selection as a finalist for the Prix Canson (2015); and his digital animation Studio golem being broadcast on Channel 4 in the United Kingdom (2013).