Vitrine (IV) (For Erich Sander)Cabinet (XVII) (Glass)Crystal (Quartz) (III)Vitrine (III) (For Freud)Yucca Filamentosa (Apparition) (I)Horse (Profile) (Dapple Grey) (II)Horse (Profile) (Dapple Grey) (I)Vitrine (II) (Vienna/London)Camellia Japonica (Pink) (I)The Pleasure Gardens (Fountain) (I)Cabinet (XIX) (Glass)Vitrine (The Porcupine Illusion) (I)



Sarah Jones

  • 1959

    Born in London, UK

  • 1978-81

    Goldsmiths' College, London, B.A. (Hons.)

  • 1994-96

    Goldsmiths' College, London, M.A.


    Lives and works in London


    Solo Exhibitions

  • 2018

    Anton Kern Gallery, New York, NY

  • 2014

    Maureen Paley, London, UK
    Anton Kern Gallery, New York, NY

  • 2013

    Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, MN

  • 2008

    Maureen Paley, London, UK

  • 2007

    Sarah Jones: Photographs, National Media Museum, Bradford, UK

  • 2006

    Anton Kern Gallery, New York, NY

  • 2002

    Maureen Paley Interim Art, London, UK
    Anton Kern Gallery, New York, NY

  • 2000

    Le Consortium, (as part of I Love Dijon), Dijon, France [cat.]
    Huis Marseille Foundation for Photography, Amsterdam, Netherlands

  • 1999

    Museum Folkwang Essen, Essen, Germany [cat.]
    Anton Kern Gallery, New York, NY
    Centre for Photography, Universidad de Salamanca, Spain
    Museum Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain
    Maureen Paley Interim Art, London. UK
    Jerwood Space, London, UK

  • 1998

    Galerie Anne de Villepoix, Paris, France
    L’Ecole supérieure des Beaux-Arts, Tours, France
    Sites, Sabine Knust Galerie & Edition Maximilian Verlag, Munich, Germany

  • 1997

    Le Consortium, Dijon, France
    Maureen Paley Interim Art, London, UK

  • 1995

    Consulting Room, Galerie du Dourven, France, (Office Departemental de Developement Culturel, Mission Arts Plastiques).
    Consulting Room (Couch), Camerawork Gallery, London, UK

  • 1993

    Hales Gallery, London, UK

  • 1988

    Watershed Arts Centre, Bristol, UK

  • 1987

    F.Stop Gallery, Bath, UK


    Group Exhibitions

  • 2018

    Je est un autre (I am another), FRAC Poitou-Charentes, Angoulême, France

  • 2017

    10 YEARS OLD, Fondazione Fotografia Modena, Modena, Italy

  • 2016

    Implosion 20, Anton Kern Gallery, New York, NY
    Animality, curated by Jens Hoffman, Marian Goodman Gallery, London, UK

  • 2015

    Paradis Perdu, FRAC Nord-Pas De Calais, Dunkerque, France
    Fama, Le Consortium, Dijon, France
    Fotografia Contemporanea Dall’Europa Nord Ouest: Capitolo I (Contemporary Photography from North West Europe: Chapter I), Fondazione Fotografie, Modena, Italy
    Scenery, The Surprisingly Passionate About Weddings Gallery, London, UK
    Double Take: Photography and the Garden, Hestercombe Gallery, Tauton, UK

  • 2014

    de Marseillaise, Huis Marseille, Museum for Photography, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Your Tongue in my Mouth, Stanley Picker Gallery, London, UK

  • 2013

    Collective Apparitions, Contemporary Art Space, La Rochelle, France
    The First 15, Photography from the Meredith S. Moody Residency at Yaddo, The Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY

  • 2012

    Art of Arrangement: Photography and the Still Life Tradition, National Media Museum, Bradford, UK; The Holdbourne Museum, Bath, UK
    Family Matters: The Family in British Art, Millennium Galleries, Sheffield, UK; Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle, UK; Tate Britain, London, UK
    Focal Points: Art and Photography, Manchester Art Gallery, Manchester, UK
    MELANCHOLIA, Villa Klinger, Leipzig, Germany           
    Der Mensch und seine Objekte (The Man and his Objects), Musuem Folkwang, Essen, Germany [cat.]
    Observers: Photographers of the British scene from the 1930's to now, Galeria de Arte do Sesi, São Paulo, Brazil
    Seduced by Art: Photography Past and Present, National Gallery, London, UK; CaixaForum Barcelona, Spain; CaixaForum Madrid, Spain [cat.]

  • 2011

    Golden, Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA [cat.]
    Family Matters: The Family in British Art, Norwich Castle Museum, Norwich, UK
    Nothing in The World But Youth, Turner Contemporary, Margate, UK
    Signs of a Struggle: Photographing in the Wake of Postmodernism, Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK

    Herein! Interieurs in der DZ Bank Kunstsammlung, DZ Bank, Frankfurt, Germany
    Heroines, Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza & Fondacion Caja, Madrid, Spain [cat.]
    Stripped (Tate Visual Dialogues), Nottingham Castle Museum, UK
    Dutch Still Life, Peabody Essex Museum, Massachussets, MA [cat.]
    Peeping Tom, Kunsthale der Amerfoot, Amsterdam, Holland
    Streetlife & Homestories, Fotografien aus der Sammlung Goetz, Museum Villa Stuck, Munich, Germany
    Femme Objet / Femme Sujet, Abbaye St André – Centre d’art contemporain, Meymac, France

  • 2010

    Peeping Tom, curated by Keith Coventry, Vegas Gallery, London, UK
    The Bart’s Hospital Commission/Vital Arts, London, UK
    Photograph(e)s, Musee Nicephone Niepce, Musee de la Photographie, Chalon sur Saone, France

  • 2009

    The Casini Cruise, Ardi Poels Projects, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Flower Power, Villa Giulia – CRAA, Verbania, Italy
    Passing Thoughts and Making Plans, curated by Catherine Yass, Jerwood Space, London, UK

  • 2008

    Friends and Family, Anton Kern Gallery, New York, USA
    Interior/ Exterior: Living in Art, Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Germany
    Intim/Ita, Museum Kampa, Prague. Czech Republic
    Portraits, Bloomberg Space, London, UK
    Street & Studio: An Urban History of Photography, Tate Modern, London; Museum Folkwang, Essen, Germany
    The Society of London Ladies, dispari&dispari project, Reggio nell’Emilia, Italy

  • 2007

    Garden Eden, The Garden in Art Since 1900, Kunsthalle in Emden, Emden, Germany [cat.]
    7th Internationale Foto Triennale Esslingen, Galerien der Stadt Esslingen, Esslingen am Neckar, Germany [cat.]
    Something That I’ll Never Really See, Contemporary Photography from the V&A, Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, Norwich; Nottingham Castle, Nottingham, UK
    Northern Lights: Reflecting with Images, Galleria Civica di Modena, Modena, Italy
    Beautiful People (et la blessure secrète), CRAC Alsace, Altkirch, France

  • 2006

    Implosion, Anton Kern Gallery, New York, NY [cat.]
    XX – Encontros de Fotografia, Coimbra Visual Arts Centre, Coimbra, Portugal
    La Collection Photographique du Frac des Pays de La Loire, Galerie Le Lieu, Lorient, France
    Portrait – 1960 to today, by Die Photographische / SK Stiftung Kultur, Cologne, to coincide with the 40th Anniversary of Art Cologne, Cologne, Germany
    Simon & Sarah, Platform, London, UK

  • 2005

    Pour de Vrai, Musee des Beux-Arts, Nancy, France
    Motor Blues – The donation autowerke given by BMW financial services to the museum der Bildenden Kunste Leipzig, Museum der bildenden Kunste Leipzig, Germany [cat.]
    Attentes, Casino Luxembourg - Forum d'art contemporain, Luxembourg [cat.]
    New Photography, Norton Museum of Art, Palm Beach, FL
    The wonderful fund collection, touring exhibition: Le Musee de Marakech, (2005); Pallant House Gallery, Chichester; and others [cat.]

  • 2004

    Stranger Than Fiction, Abersytwyth Arts Centre, Aberystwyth, UK
    Take Five! Huis Marseille turns five, Huis Marseille, Amsterdam, Netherlands [cat.]
    Art of the Garden, touring exhibition: Tate Britain, London, UK
    Manchester Art Gallery, Manchester, UK (2005) [cat.]
    Biennale, Museum of New Art (mona), Pontiac, MI
    Just love me, Fries Museum, Leuwaarden, Netherlands [cat.]

  • 2003

    A bigger splash – British art from Tate – 1960 – 2003, touring exhibition: Pavihao lucas Nogueira Garce – Oca Parque ibirapuera; Sao Paul & Instituto Tomie Ohtake, [cat.]
    Double Exposure, ING-bank, Kortrijk, Belgium [cat.]
    Virtual Eye, Norwich Castle Museum, Norwich, UK [cat.]
    Girls’ Night Out, touring exhibition: Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach (2003 – 2004); Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, (2004); Contemporary Art Museum, St Louis (2005); Blaffer Gallery, University of Houston, Texas, (2006) [cat.]
    Painting Pictures, Kunstmuseum, Wolfsburg, Germany [cat.]
    Photography, Eleni Koroneou Gallery, Athens, Greece
    Child In Time: Views of contemporary artists on youth and adolescence, Gemeentemuseum Helmond, Helmond, Netherlands

  • 2002

    Die Wohltat der Kunst: Post\Feministische Positionen der 90er Jahre aus der Sammlung Goetz, Touring exhibition: Sammlung Goetz, Munich; Staatliche Kunsthalle, Baden-Baden, Germany [cat.]
    Telling Tales: Narrative Impulses in Recent Art, Tate Liverpool, UK

  • 2001

    Making your dreams come true: Young British photography, Representing Britain, Tate Britain, London, UK
    I Love NY, Anton Kern Gallery, New York, NY
    No World Without You: Reflections of Identity in New British Art, Herzliya Museum of Art, Tel Aviv, Israel [cat.]

  • 2000

    Les trahisons du modèle, Galerie Nei Licht, Dudelange Luxembourg
    Intersection I: intimate/anonymous, Espace d’art Contemporain HEC, Jouy-en-Josas, France
    docudrama, Bury St. Edmunds Art Gallery, Bury St. Edmunds, UK
    Pause/Pose, Galerie Anne de Villepoix, Paris
    Wooden Heart, AVCO, London, UK
    Quotidiana, Castello di Rivoli, Turin, Italy

  • 1999

    Another Girl Another Planet, Lawrence Rubin Greenberg Van Doren Fine Art, New York, NY [cat.]
    3rd International Tokyo Photo Biennale, Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Tokyo, Japan
    Dreamlands, Portfolio Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland [cat.]

  • 1998

    F Comme Photographie, Centre d’Art Contemporain
    Kunsthalle, Fribourg, Switzerland
    dijon/le consortium.coll, tout contre l’art contemporain, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France
    Shot Without Reason, Bloom Gallery, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Sorted, Ikon Gallery, Birmingham, UK
    Made in London, Musea de Electricidade, Lisbon, Portugal [cat.]
    The Erotic Sublime (Slave to the Rhythm), Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Salzburg, Austria
    The new neurotic realism, The Saatchi Gallery, London, UK [cat.]
    Family Credit, Collective Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland

  • 1997

    Portrait, Maureen Paley Interim Art, London, UK
    Dramatically Different, Galeries du Magasin, Centre National d’art Contemporain de Grenoble, France [cat.]
    Strange Days, Galleria Gian Ferrari Arte Contemporanea, Milan, Italy [cat.]
    On the Bright Side of Life - Contemporary British Photography, Neue Gesselschaft für bildende Kunst e.V., Berlin, Germany [cat.]
    Bill Henson, Sarah Jones, Philip-Lorca DiCorcia, Galerie Gebauer, Berlin, Germany
    Jennifer Bornstein, Jenny Cage, Anna Gaskell, Dana Hoey, Sarah Jones, Valérie Jouve, Gillian Wearing, Galerie Anne de Villepoix, Paris, France
    Moulin Saint-James, Printemps de Cahors, Cahors, France

  • 1996

    A.C.E!, touring exhibition: Arts Council Collection, Hatton Gallery, Newcastle;  Harris Museum & Art Gallery, Preston; Oldham Art Gallery; Hayward Gallery, London, UK
    New Contemporaries, touring exhibition: Tate Gallery, Liverpool; Camden Arts Centre, London, UK

  • 1995

    Sick, 152c Brick Lane, London, UK
    Nobby Stiles, Vandy Street, London, UK

  • 1994

    Foto 2, 152c Brick Lane, London, UK
    Dad, Gasworks Gallery, London, UK

  • 1991

    Slow Horses, St. James', London, UK

  • 1990

    Next Phase, Tobacco Dock, London, UK

  • 1989

    Constructed Imagery, Plovdiv Gallery, Plovdiv, Bulgaria

  • 1988

    Untitled Gallery, Sheffield, UK
    The Photographers Gallery, London, UK

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