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      Essay by Martin Herbert  
         
      B I O G R A P H Y  
Education: 2007 M.FA. Goldsmiths, London (Previously gained an MA from the Royal College of Art).  
         
  Solo Shows: 2017 SOLO SHOW, Feldbuschwiesner Gallery, Berlin, Germany  
    2015 THE IMPOSSIBLE HEAP, Feldbuschwiesner Gallery, Berlin, Germany  
  2013 TENDER FOLDS, Feldbuschwiesner Gallery, Berlin, Germany  
    2012 NEW PAINTINGS, Carslaw St* Lukes, London, Catalogue  
    2010 MATERSATZ, Madder 139 Gallery, London.  
    VOLTA NY 2010, solo presentation, Madder 139 Gallery, USA.  
    2008 NEW WORKS, Natalia Goldin Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden.  
    2005 THE NAUGHTY PUPPIES, Firstsite contemporary, Colchester, UK.  
         
  Selected Mixed Shows: 2017 PURIFICATION Washington-186 @ Aeroplastics, 186 rue Washington, B-1050 Brussels.  
    2017 SUMMER EXHIBITION Feldbusch Wiesner Rudolph Gallery, Berlin, Germany.  
      PAINTING XX MALERINNENNETZWERK Berlin - Leipzig Und Geladene Kunstlerinnen. Sparkassenstiftung Lüneburg, Dorette-von-Stern-Straße 2. 21337 Lüneburg.  
      SO IT GROWS, Collection Swagemakers, Centraal Museum. Utrecht. 27 January – 7th May. Curator, Robbert Roos. Catalogue  
    2016

MY ABSTRACT WORLD, ME Collectors Room Berlin / Olbricht Foundation. Auguststrasse 68, 10117 Berlin, Germany.

 
     

MODELS AND MATERIALITIES Curator Frances Woodley, BAYART gallery, Cardiff, UK.

 
     

I PREFER LIFE, Reydan Weiss Collection. 25th anniversary of the founding of the Weserburg. Curators, Wolfgang Schoppmann, Peter Friese & Guido Boulboullé,, Weserburg Museum of Modern Art, Bremen, Germany.

 
     

THE ABJECT OBJECT, Curator Geraint Evans, Wimbledon Space, UAL, London.

 
    2015

(DETAIL), Curator Andrew Bracey, H Project Space, Bangkok and Transition Gallery, London 2014, Usher Gallery Lincoln, UK 2015

 
   

STILL LIFE, AMBIGUOUS PRACTICES, Curator, Frances Woodley, Aberystwyth University School of Art Gallery and Museum, UK.

 
   

IN SCHONHEIT AUFERSTEHEN, Curator, Bernd Wurlitzer, Galerie Patrick Ebensberger, Berlin.

 
   

ALLES WAS ICH MAG, FAST, Curators, Philip Grözinger & André Odier, Schau Fenster, Berlin.

 
  2014

THE HALLUCINATED WORLD, Painting on the Edge of Reality, Curator Marc Wellmann, Haus am Lützowplatz, Berlin.

 
   

100 PAINTERS OF TOMORROW, Christies Gallery & Beers Contemporary, London Art Fair.

 
   

FLEURSDUMAL, Curator Dolly Thompsett, Lamb & Lion Gallery & Charlie Smith Gallery, London,

 
  2013

THE VIEWING ROOM, All Visual Arts Gallery, St Pancras Crypt, London.

 
   

PRESENT TENSE, FUTURE PERFECT, Feldbuschwiesner Gallery, Berlin, Germany.

 
    2012

WONDERFUL – HUMBOLDT, KROKODIL & POLKE, M.E. Collectors room, Berlin, Germany.

 
     

METAMORPHOSIS: THE TRANSFORMATION OF BEING, Curators, Joe La Placa, Wolfgang Schoppmann, All Visual Arts gallery, London.

 
      UBERALL UND NIRGENDS, The Reydan Weiss Collection, Curator: karin Pernegger, Villa Jauss, Germany.  
      EU - 27 ARTISTS | 27 COUNTRIES, Curator,Tanya Rumpff. Museum Tongerlohuys, Netherlands.  
    2011 A PIECE OF PAPER, Madder 139 Gallery, London, EC1.  
       MEMORIES OF THE FUTURE, curator: Wolfgang Schoppmann, La Maison Rouge, Paris, France.  
        FOUR in PLAY, Madder 139 Gallery, London, EC1.  
      SCHWARZ CONTEMPORARY, Berlin, Germany.  
      VOLTA 7, Madder 139 Gallery, 2 person presentation, Basel, Switzerland.  
        RESTLESS NATURE, Newlyn Gallery, Penzance, UK..  
      RESTLESS NATURE, Curators Day & Gluckman, Collyer Bristow Gallery, London.  
    2010 BLACK, Madder 139 Gallery, London.  
      JOHN MOORES, Walker Gallery, Liverpool, UK.  
      VOLTA, N.Y. (solo)  
    2009 BORDERLAND, Curators Day & Gluckman, Collyer Bristow Gallery, London.  
    2008 SALON 08, Vine Space, London.  
      ZOO ART FAIR, Natalia Goldin, Royal Academy, London.  
      WHISPERS OF IMMORTALITY,Curator Joakim Borda, Natalia Goldin Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden.  
      LIGHT DIVIDED, Curator Ben Austin, Louise T Blouin Foundation, London.  
      ARTFUTURES, Bloomberg Space, London..  
    2007 LAST OF THE URGENTS, Colony Project Space, Birmingham, UK.  
      THE TEARDROP EXPLODES, Curator Karin Pernegger, Stadtgalerie Schwaz, Austria.  
      FOREIGN BODY(IES), Curator Gerard Hemsworth, White Box, New York.  
    2006 DEFINING THE CONTEMPORARY, Curator Andrea Tarsia, Whitechapel Gallery, London..  
      CELESTE PAINTING PRIZE, London.  
    2005 ACID DROPS & SUGAR CANDY, Transition Gallery, London.  
      LONDON NOW The Art's Centre, St Petersburg, Florida, USA.  
    2004 JOHN MOORES Painting Prize, Walker Gallery, Liverpool, UK.  
      EASTEND ACADEMY, Curator Niru Ratnam, Whitechapel Gallery, London.  
         
  Selected Collections:   MURDERME Collection, Damien Hirst.  
      OLBRICHT Collection, Germany.   
      REYDAN WEISS collection, Germany.  
      ROBIN WOODHEAD, CEO Sotheby's International.  
      SOR RUSCHE SAMMLUNG Collection, Thomas Rusche, BERLIN, Germany.   
      HENRI SWAGEMAKERS Collection, Netherlands.  
         
  Selected Bibliography: 2015 GQ Magazine, "15 of The Best Artists Working Today  
    2014 Thames & Hudson, "100 Painters of Tomrrow", Selected by: Barry Schwabsky, Cecily Brown, Kurt Beers, Tony Godfrey,Yuko Hasegawa, Suzanne Hudson, Jacky Klein, Gregor Muir, Valeria Napoleone & Philip Tinari..  
      Suddeutsche.de, Ruth Schneeberger, Schöne Hallus, böse Träume.  
      Der Tagesspiegel, "Malerei am Rand der Wirklichkeit", Simone Reber.  
    2012 Contemporary Art Society "Hobson's Choice", Paul Hobson, director's favorite exhibition of the week.  
      Solo show at Carslaw St* Lukes. Catalogue text by Martin Herbert.  
    2010 D’Art International, “Top 10 at the 2010 New York Art Fairs”, Erin Kennedy.  
      Artist Newsletter, “John Moores 2010” Paul Cordwell.  
      Saatchi Art News, Critics Choice.  
    2008 Konsten, “GL Brierley” Anders Olofsson.  
      Omkonst, “Sevärt i november” Susanna Slöör.  
    2006

Daily Telegraph, “Art Sales” Colin Gleadell.

 
    2005 Turps-Banana, “John Moores 23 Walker Art Gallery” Alistair Robinson.  
      St. Petersburg Times, “Art’s Modern London Bridges” Lennie Bennett.  
      Firstsite Critical Paper, “Naughty Puppies” Martin Herbert.  
    2004 The Sunday Times, “The East End Academy” Waldemar Januszczak.  
      The Tmes, “A Little of What You Fancy” Rachel Campbell-johnston.  
      The Guardian, “E..Is For Art” Caroline Roux.