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Jim Lambie

  • 1964

    Born in Glasgow, Scotland

  • 1990-94

    Studied at Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow, Scotland, BA (Hons) Fine Art

     

    Lives and works in Glasgow

  •  

    Solo Exhibitions

  • 2018

    Both Ends Burning, Konrad Fischer Galerie, Düsseldorf, Germany

  • 2017

    Electrolux, The Modern Institute, Glasgow, Scotland

  • 2016

    La Scala, Gerhardsen Gerner, Berlin

  • 2015

    Train in Vein, Anton Kern Gallery, New York, NY
    Zero Concerto, Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney, Australia
    Sun Rise, Sun Ra, Sun Set, Rat Hole Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

  • 2014

    Answer Machine, Sadie Coles HQ, London, UK
    The Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland

  • 2013

    The Flowers of Romance, Pearl Lam Galleries, Hong Kong

  • 2012

    Shaved Ice, The Modern Institute, Glasgow, Scotland
    Metal Box, Gerhardsen Gerner, Berlin, Germany
    you drunken me – Jim Lambie in collaboration with Richard Hell, Arch Six, Glasgow, Scotland
    Everything Louder Than Everything Else, Franco Noero Gallery, Torino, Italy

  • 2011

    Spiritualized, Anton Kern Gallery, New York, NY
    Beach Boy, Pier Art Centre, Orkney, Scotland
    Goss-Michael Foundation, Dallas, TX

  • 2010

    Boyzilian, Galerie Patrick Seguin, Paris, France
    Jupiter Artland, Edinburgh, Scotland
    Metal Urbain, The Modern Institute, Glasgow, Scotland

  • 2009

    Atelier Hermes, Seoul, South Korea
    Jim Lambie: Selected works 1996- 2006, Charles Riva Collection, Brussels, Belgium
    Television, Sadie Coles HQ, London, UK

  • 2008

    RSVP: Jim Lambie, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
    Festival Secret Affair, Inverleith House, Ediburgh, Scotland
    Forever Changes, Glasgow Museum of Modern Art, Glasgow, Scotland
    Rowche Rumble, c/o Atle Gerhardsen, Berlin, Germany
    Eight Miles High, ACCA, Melbourne, Australia
    Unknown Pleasures, Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan

  • 2007

    The Prismatics, Anton Kern Gallery, New York, NY

  • 2006

    Byrds, Anton Kern Gallery, New York, NY
    Directions – Jim Lambie, Hirshhorn Museum, Washington D.C
    Jim Lambie P.I.L., Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan   

  • 2005

    The Byrds, The Modern Institute, Glasgow, Scotland
    Thirteenth Floor Elevator, Concentrations 47, Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX
    Shoulder Pad, Sadie Coles HQ, London, UK

  • 2004

    Mental Oyster, Anton Kern Gallery, New York, NY
    Grand Funk, OPA, Guadalajara, Mexico
    Contemporary Art Centre, Istanbul, Turkey
    My Boyfriend’s Back, Konrad Fischer Galerie, Düsseldorf, Germany
    Mars Hotel, Franco Noero, Sonia Rosso, Turin, Italy

  • 2003

    Kebabylon, Inverleith House, Edinburgh, Scotland
    Male Stripper, Museum of Modern Art, Oxford, UK
    Paradise Garage, Moore Space, Miami, FL

  • 2002

    Salon Unisex, Sadie Coles, London, UK
    The Breeder projects, Athens, Greece

  • 2001

    Boy Hairdresser, Anton Kern Gallery, New York, NY
    Jim Lambie, The Modern Institute, Glasgow, Scotland
    Blank Generation, Jack Hanley, San Francisco, CA
    Jim Lambie, Galleria Franco Noero, Turin, Italy

  • 2000

    Black Gloss, Anton Kern Gallery, New York, NY
    Konrad Fischer, Düsseldorf, Germany
    Sonia Rosso Gallery, Milan, Italy [cat.]
    Fictional, Triangle, Paris, France

  • 1999

    Weird Glow, Sadie Coles HQ, London, UK
    ZOBOP, The Showroom Gallery, London, UK
    Voidoid, Transmission Gallery, Glasgow, Scotland

  • 1998

    Ultralow, Video Screening Carnival, Soho, London, UK

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    Group Exhibitions

  • 2018

    ISelf Collection: The Upset Bucket, Whitechapel Gallery, London, UK

  • 2017

    Now, Today, Tomorrow And Always, An Arts Council Collection National Partner Exhibition, Towner Art Gallery, Eastbourne, UK
    L’emozione dei COLORI nell’arte
    , Castello Di Rivoli - Museu D'Arte Contemporanea, Turin, Italy
    Attics of My Life, 30th Anniversary Exhibition, Jack Hanley Gallery, New York, NY

  • 2016

    Implosion 20, Anton Kern Gallery, New York, NY
    Bill Culbert, Dale Frank, Jim Lambie, TV Moore, Callum Morton, Michael Parekowhai, Gareth Sansom, Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney, Australia
    I still believe in miracles., Inverleith House, Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh, Scotland
    Artistic Differences, ICA London, UK
    Collected, Pier 24, San Francisco, CA
    VoidoidARCHIVE billboard project with Matthew Higgs, Glasgow International, UK
    Generosity: The Art of Giving, The National Gallery, Trade Fair Palace, Prague

  • 2015

    Devils In The Making: Glasgow School of Art & The Collection, Gallery of Modern Art, Glasgow, Scotland
    Eyes on the Prize, The Travelling Gallery, Various cities, Scotland
    40 Years, 40 Artists, Lillie Art Gallery, Glasgow, Scotland
    Platform, The Holden Gallery, Manchester, UK
    Summer Exhibition 2015, The Royal Academy of Arts London, UK
    Andy Warhol in the Closet, From Rosetta Barabino Collection, Museo d'Arte Contemporanea Villa Croce, Genova, Italy
    The Curves of the Needle, Baltic39, Newcastle, UK
    A Secret Affair: Selections from the Fuhrman Family, FLAG Art Foundation, New York, NY
    20 Years of Collecting: Between Discovery and Invention, Zabludowicz Collection, London, UK
    Misappropriations, Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA
    The Triumph of Love: Beth Rudin DeWoody Collects, Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, Florida
    Color Fields, Bakalar & Paine Galleries, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA
    Schlaflos – Das Bett in Geschichte und Gegenwartskunst, Österreichische Galerie Belvedere, 21er Haus, Vienna, Austria
    Private Utopia: Contemporary Works from the British Council Collection, Okayama Prefectural Museum of Art, Okayama, Japan

  • 2014

    Below Another Sky, Aberdeen Art Gallery, Aberdeen, Scotland
    Manic Panic, Shoot The Lobster, New York, NY
    Spaced Out: Migration to the Interior, curated by Phong Bui, Red Bull Studios, New York, NY
    ARCHIVE FEVER! Canadian Clay and Glass Gallery, Waterloo, Ontario
    A MAN WALKS INTO A BAR…, Landshuter Strasse 49, Mainburg, Germany
    Discordia, Patricia Fleming Projects, Glasgow, Scotland
    Private Utopia: Contemporary Works from the British Council Collection, Itami City Museum Of Art, Itami, Japan; Tokyo Station Gallery, Tokyo; The Museum Of Art, Kochi, Japan (2014);
    Contort Yourself, Kayne Griffin Corcoran, Los Angeles, CA
    That Petrolemotion, Metropolitan Art Society, Beirut, Lebanon
    Mutant Moments And Memorabilia – Andy Warhol, Jim Lambie and Baldvin Ringsted, Voidoid, Archive at The Poetry Club, Glasgow, Scotland
    You Imagine What You Desire: The 19th Biennale of Sydney, Sydney, Australia

  • 2013

    You Are Here, Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, MA
    Somos Libres, MATE, Asociacion Mario Testino, Lima, Peru
    Fading Nights, Gerhardsen Gerner, Berlin
    My Crippled Friend, Canzani Center Gallery, Columbus, OH
    40/40, Glasgow Print Studio, Glasgow, Scotland
    A Conspiracy of Detail, Mackintosh Museum, Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow, Scotland
    The Humors, Perry Rubenstein Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
    Something About a Tree, curated by Linda Yablonsky, The Flag Art Foundation, New York, NY
    LAT. 41° 7' N., LONG. 72° 19' W, organized by Bob Nickas, Martos Gallery, East Marion, NY
    Pull Down The Future, SWG3, Glasgow, Scotland
    Beg Borrow and Steal, Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Desert, CA
    Cranford Collection. Out of the House, Sala de Arte, Fundación Banco Santander, Madrid, Spain
    Fading Nights, Gerhardsen Gerner, Berlin, Germany

  • 2012

    Reliefs, Objects and Sculptures from the Marli Hoppe-Ritter Collection, Museum Ritter, Waldenbuch, Germany
    AKA Peace, The Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, UK
    Take off your silver spurs and help me pass the time, Galerie Nikolaus Ruzicska, Salzburg, Austria
    Untitled (Works from the Martin and Rebecca Eisenberg Collection), Riverview School, Capcod, MA [cat.]
    The Sculpture Show, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh, Scotland
    Look Now: Modern and Contemporary Art from Private Collections, Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, NJ
    Galerie Nikolaus Ruzicska, Salzburg, Austria
    Accrocharge, Gerhardsen Gerner, Berlin, Germany
    you drunken me: Richard Hell collaborates with Jim Lambie, Glasgow, Scotland

  • 2011

    Made in the UK: Contemporary Art from the Richard Brown Baker Collection, Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
    Industrial Aesthetics: Environmental Influences on Recent Art from Scotland, Hunter College, Scotland, Times Square Gallery, New York, NY
    Vanishing Points: Paint and Paintings from the Debra and Dennis Scholl Collection, Bass Museum of Art, Miami, FL
    Terrible Beauty – Art, Crisis, Change & The Office of Non-Compliance, Dublin Contemporary, Dublin, Ireland, Scotland
    The Sculpture Show, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh, Scotland

  • 2010

    Dwelling, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York, NY
    The New Décor, Hayward Gallery, London, UK
    Altogether Elsewhere, Rodeo, Istanbul, Turkey
    Selections from the Hara Museum, Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Toyko, Japan
    The Library of Babel/ In and Out of Place, Zabludowitz Collection, London, UK

  • 2009

    Musical Paintings, Wurlitzer Art, Berlin, Germany
    Saints and Sinners, Rose Art Museum, Waltham, MA
    Compass in Hand: Selections from The Judith Rothschild Foundation Contemporary Drawings Collection, MoMA, New York, NY
    White Noise, James Cohan Gallery, New York, NY
    Saint-Nazaire Biennale 2009: Le Sang d'un poète, Frac Pays de la Loire, Carquefou, France
    Colour Chart: Reinventing Colour, 1950 to Today, Tate Liverpool, UK
    The Kaleidoscopic Eye: Thyssen-Bornemizsa Art Contemporary Collection, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan
    Il Giardino dei Lauri, Citta della Pieve, Italy
    Beg, Borrow and Steal, The Rubell Family Collection, Miami, FL
    What Matters, Worchester Art Museum, MA
    (re)Visions:(di)Visions, Foster Gallery, University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire, WI

  • 2008

    Family and Friends, Anton Kern Gallery, New York, NY
    Towada Art Project, Towada Art Centre, Towada, Japan
    Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary Collection as Aleph, Kunsthaus Graz, Austria
    FILMS, (screening of Ultralow), Sadie Coles HQ, London, UK
    Color Chart, MoMA, New York, NY
    Malcolm McLaren Musical Paintings, Aurel Scheibler, Berlin, Germany
    Sympathy for the Devil: Art and Rock and Roll Since 1967, Musee D’Art Contemporarian de Montreal, Montreal, Canada
    Glasgow International, Glasgow, Scotland
    Martian Museum of Terrestrial Art, Barbican Centre, London, UK

  • 2007

    Unmonumental, New Museum, New York, NY
    Wild West, Galerie Gebr. Lehmann, Berlin, Germany
    Fit to Print, Gagosian Gallery, New York, NY
    Melting Point, Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
    When We Build, Let Us Think We Build Forever, Baltic Gateshead, UK Substance and Surface, Bortolami Gallery, New York, NY
    Domestic Irony. A curious glance at private Italian collections, Museion, Bolzano, Italy
    Off the Wall, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh, Scotland
    Half Square, Half Crazy, Villa Arson, Nice, France
    Breaking Step, Museum of Contemporary Art, Belgrade, Serbia Reconstruction 2, Sudeley Castle, Winchcombe, Gloucestershire, UK Sympathy for the Devil: Art and Rock and Roll Since 1967, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago; travel to North Miami Museum of Contemporary Art, Miami [cat.]
    Passion Complex: Selected Works from the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, Japan [cat.]
    Gallery Artists Summer Show, Sadie Coles HQ, London, UK
    Ironie der Objekte, Museion, Bozen, Italy
    Collezione La Gaia, CeSAC Caraglio, Italy
    Breaking Step, Museum of Contemporary Art, Belgrad, Serbia

  • 2006

    All Hawaii Entrées / Lunar Reggae, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland
    In the darkest hour there may be light, Serpentine Gallery, London, UK
    JaGGy-edge, The Traveling Gallery, touring Scotland
    Among The Ash Heaps And Millionaires, Ancient & Modern, London, UK
    How to Improve the World, British Art 1946-2006, Hayward Gallery, London, UK
    Life’s a Beach, Sommer Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv, Israel
    absract art now – strictly geometrical?, Wilhelm-Hack Museum, Ludwigshafen am Rhein, Germany
    Strange Powers, Creative Time, New York, NY
    IMPLOSION, Anton Kern Gallery, New York, NY
    Gregor Schneider: Totalschaden/Total Damage, Bonner Kunstverein, Bonn, Germany
    If it didn’t exist you’d have to invent it: a partial Showroom history, The Showroom, London, UK
    This Is Not For You – Sculpture as Tropes of Criticality, Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary, Vienna, Austria

  • 2005

    Post Notes, ICA, London, UK
    Lyon Biennale, Lyon, France
    Extreme Abstraction, Albright Knox Gallery, Buffalo, NY
    Post No Bills, White Columns, New York, NY
    Turner Prize, Tate Britain, London, UK

  • 2004

    54th Carnegie International, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA
    Sodio y Asfalto: Arte Contemporáneo Britanico en Mexico, Museo Tamayo Rufino, Mexico City and Museum of Contemporary Art Monterrey, Monterrey, CA
    Regen Projects, Los Angeles, CA
    Drunk vs. Stoned, Gavin Brown’s Enterprise at Passerby, NY
    Brand New Retro, Empire Bethnal Green
    Ouroboros, CCA, Glasgow, Scotland
    From Aural Sculpture to Sound by Ink, Galerie Art: Concept, Paris, France
    Collage, Bloomberg SPACE, London, UK
    Stalemate, MCA, Chicago, IL
    Into My World, Recent British Sculpture, The Aldrich Contemporary Museum, Ridgefield, CT
    Synth, Kunstraum B/2, Leipzig, Germany
    Unplugged, Galleria Civica di Arte Contemporanea, Trento, Italy

  • 2003

    Love Over Gold, Gallery of Modern Art, Glasgow, Scotland
    Painting on Sculpture, Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, NY
    The Unhomely, Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge, UK
    ZENOMAP, 50th Venice Biennale, Scotland Pavilion, Palazzo Giustiani, Venice, Italy
    OUTLOOK, Athens, Greece
    Tailsliding, Turku Art Museum, Finland; Brno House of Arts, Czech Republic
    The Fourth Sex, curated by Francesco Bonami, at the Pitti Immagine, Firenze, Florence, Italy
    Painting Not Painting, Tate, St. Ives, UK
    Architecture Scmarchitecture, Kerlin Gallery, Dublin, Ireland
    Plunder, Culture as Material, Dundee Contemporary Arts, Scotland
    MART, Trento, Italy
    Cut Out, Barbara Gross Galerie, Munich, Germany
    I Got Ants in My Pants, Gallery Side 2, Tokyo, Japan
    The Moderns, Castello di Rivoli, Turin, Italy
    Objects in mirror are closer than they appear, Badischer Kunstverein, Karlsruche, Germany
    Days Like These : Tate Trinniale, Tate Britain, London, UK
    Silver Convention, Galerie Giti Nourbakhsch, Berlin, Germany
    Grayscale/CMYK, Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin, Ireland

  • 2002

    Hello, My Name is…, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA
    Superlounge, GAle GAtes et al., Brooklyn, NY
    Life is Beautiful, Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle, UK
    Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh, Scotland
    My Head Is On Fire But My Heart Is Full Of Love, Charlottenbourg Museum, Copenhagen [cat.]
    Early One Morning, Whitechapel Gallery, London, UK
    Stedelijk Bureau, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Electric Dream, curated by Susan Hiller, Barbican Gallery, London, UK 
    Sudden Glory: Sightgags and Slapstick in Contemporary Art, California College of Arts and Crafts/CCAC Institute, San Francisco, CA
    Tailsliding, Vilnius Centre of Contemporary Art, Lithuania; Museum of Contemporary Art, Tallin, Estonia; Centro de Arte de Salamanca (CASA), Spain

  • 2001

    Superimposition, Caren Golden Fine Art, New York, NY
    Between Object and Arabesque, Kunstallen Brandts Klaedesfabrik, Denmark
    Here and Now, Dundee Contemporary Arts, Dundee, UK [cat.]
    Functional Fictional, Kunsthalle zu Kiel, Kiel, Germany [cat.]
    Tailsliding, British Council touring show; Bergen Centre of Contemporary Art, Bergen, Norway [cat.]
    Silhouettes, Lenbachhaus, München, Germany [cat.]
    Painting at the Edge of the World, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN [cat.]
    G3NY13, Casey Kaplan, New York, NY
    Altoids Curiously Strong Collection, The LAB, San Francisco, CA
    Schattenrisse, Städtische Galerie Lenbachhaus, Munich, Germany [cat.]
    Patterns: Between Object and Arabesque, The Modern Institute, Glasgow, Scotland
    I Love NY, Benefit show, Anton Kern Gallery, New York, NY

  • 2000

    What if, curated by Maria Lindh, Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Milan: Sonia Rosso Gallery
    Electric City, The Lighthouse, Glasgow, Scotland
    Off the Record, Bucknell Art Gallery, Pennsylvania, PA
    Raumkörper, Basel Kunsthalle, Basel, Switzerland
    Sadie Coles HQ, London, UK
    Heart and Soul, Los Angeles, Ca
    The British Art Show 5, Edinburgh, Cardiff, Birmingham, Southampton, UK
    herz aus glas, Parking Meters, Köln, Germany
    Group show with Modern Institute and Clarissa Dalrymple, Grant Selwyn Fine Art, Beverly Hills, CA
    Dream Machines, Dundee Contemporary Arts, Mapin Gallery, Camden Arts

  • 1999

    Papermake, Modern Art Inc, London, UK
    Matthew Higgs @ Galerie Krinzinger, Vienna, Austria
    Creeping Revolution, Foksal Gallery, Warsaw, Poland
    Dots and Loops, Video Works Group Show, Rotterdam, Netherlands
    “To be Continued…”, Walsall Public Projects [cat.]
    Heart and Soul, Long Lane, London, UK
    Silk Purse, Waywood Gallery, Newcastle, UK
    New Art Gallery, Public works, Walsall, UK
    The Queen is Dead, Stills Gallery, Edinburgh, UK [cat.]

  • 1998

    Lovecraft, Spacex Gallery, Exeter, UK
    All or Nothing, La Friche Gallery, Marseille, France
    Slant 6, Jacob Javits Center, New York, NY
    Ultralow Video Screening, Carnival Cinema, London, UK
    Host, Tramway, Glasgow, Scotland [cat.]
    The Modern Institute @ Sadie Coles HQ, London, UK
    Two Up, Property Gallery, Glasgow, Scotland

  • 1997

    This is....These are, Kirsty Ogg, Norwich
    European Couples and Others, Transmission Gallery, Glasgow, Scotland

  • 1996

    The World of Ponce, Southpark, Glasgow, Scotland
    Brainmail, Broad Studio 17, Cal Arts, Santa Clarita, CA
    Girls High, Fruitmarket Gallery, Glasgow, Scotland
    Insanestupidphatfuctpervert, Cubitt Street, London, UK
    Sick Building, Globe Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Insanestupidphatfuctpervert, Concrete Skates, Glasgow, Scotland
    Art for People, Transmission Gallery, Glasgow, Scotland
    Kilt a Double, La Vigie Gallery, Nimes, France                                  

  • 1995

    Jonnie Wilkes, Jim Lambie, 115 Dalriada, Glasgow, Scotland
    Sun Hung Low, Assembly Gallery, Glasgow, Scotland
    In Stereo, Transmission Gallery, Glasgow, Scotland

 
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