Richard Wentworth

Richard Wentworth
b. 1947, Samoa

Royal College of Art, London

Worked for Henry Moore

Taught at Goldsmith’s College, University of London

Fellowship at the San Francisco School of Art

Ruskin Master of Drawing at Ruskin School of Art, Oxford.
Selected Solo Exhibitions

Greenwich Theatre Gallery, London

Lisson Gallery, London

Galeri Lang, Malmö, Sweden

Lisson Gallery, London

Riverside Studios, London

Galerie Paul Andriesse, Amsterdam, Holland

Wolff Gallery, New York, NY, USA

Sala Parpallo, Valencia (curated by Juan Vincente Aliaga);
Touring to Metronom, Barcelona, Spain

Wolff Gallery, New York, NY, USA

Kohji Ogura Gallery, Nagoya, Japan (exhibition catalogue)

The Serpentine Gallery, London (exhibition catalogue)

Arnolfini Gallery, Bristol

Musée des Beaux-Arts et de la Dentelle, Calais, France

‘Travelling Without a Map’, Kunst-Werke, DAAD, Berlin Germany

‘Richard Wentworth: Sculptuur’, Stedelijk Museum, Hertogenbosch

‘Richard Wentworth’, Lisson Gallery, London

‘Richard Wentworth’, Kunstverein Freiburg, touring in 1998 to Stadtische Galerie Göppingen, Bonner Kunstverein, Germany

‘Richard Wentworth’, Monica De Cardenas, Milan

‘Richard Wentworth’, Galerie Weisses Schloss, Zürich, Switzerland

‘Richard Wentworth’, Kunsthalle Goppingen, Goppingen

‘Richard Wentworth’, Bonner Kunstverein, Bonn

‘Richard Wentworth’s Thinking Aloud’, Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge

‘Richard Wentworth’, Lisson Gallery, London

‘Richard Wentworth’, Galerie Margaret Biedermann, Munich, Germany

‘Point de Vue – Point of View’, Musée des Beaux-Arts et de la Dentelle, Calais, France

‘An Area of Outstanding Unnatural Beauty’, Artangel, King’s Cross, London

‘Glad that things don’t talk’, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland

‘Richard Wentworth’, Tate Liverpool, Liverpool

‘Richard Wentworth’ Lisson Gallery, London

‘Richard Wentworth’ Pharos Centre for Contemporary Art

‘Scrape/Scratch/Dig – Pavement Gallery, Manchester Metropolitan University,

‘Richard Wentworth: Three Guesses’, Whitechapel Gallery, London

‘Richard Wentworth’, Peter Freeman Inc., New York

‘Richard Wentworth’, Galerie Nelson-Freeman, Paris

‘Richard Wentworth/ Alessandra Spranzi’, Galeria Nicoletta Rusconi, Milan

‘Richard Wentworth’, Art Unlimited Basel with Nelson Freeman Gallery

‘Richard Wentworth’ Lisson Gallery, London

‘Black Maria’ in collaboration with Gruppe, Kings Cross, London

‘Richard Wentworth’ Peter Freeman Inc., New York
Selected Group Exhibitions

‘Young Contemporaries’, Royal Academy of Arts, London

‘Wall Show’, Lisson Gallery, London

‘Whitechapel Open’, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London

Prize Winner, ‘Tolly Cobbold Eastern Arts’, Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge

‘The Sculpture Show’, Hayward Gallery and Serpentine Gallery, London

‘The British Art Show’, organised by the Arts Council of Great Britain;
touring to the City Museum and Art Gallery and Ikon Gallery,
Birmingham; Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh; Mappin Art Gallery,
Sheffield; Southhampton Art Gallery)

‘Richard Wentworth, Allan McCollum’, Lisson Gallery, London

‘Three British Sculptors’, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem

‘Sculpture: Vito Acconci, Stuart Sherman, Haim Steinbach and Richard Wentworth’, Carpenter & Hochman, New York, NY, USA

‘Inscriptions and Inventions: British Photography in the 1980s’, British Council touring exhibition

‘20th Anniversary Show’, Lisson Gallery, London

‘Britannia – Paintings and Sculptures from the 19080’s’, Sara Hilden Art Museum,

‘Metaphor’, Kent Gallery, New York

‘Britannica: 30 Years of Sculpture’, Musée des Beaux-Arts André Malraux, Le Havre, France
Touring to Ecole d’Architecture de Normandie, Rouen Darnetal and to Musée d’Evreux, Evreux

‘European Avant-Garde’, Freedman Gallery at Albright College, Reading, PA

‘Biennale of Sydney’, Sydney, Australia

‘It’s a Still Life’, Wolsey Art Gallery & The Room Upstairs, Ipswich

‘The Saatchi Gift’, Tate Gallery, London

‘British Sculpture from the Arts Council Collection’, organised by the Arts Council of Great Britain, Derby Museum and Art Galley

Centre d’Art Contemporain, Geneva, Switzerland

‘De Henry Moore ós anos 90 – Escultura británica contemporánea’, Santiago de Compostela, Spain (touring to Serralves Foundation, Portugal)

‘Here and Now’, Serpentine Gallery, London (exhibition catalogue)

‘Ideal Standard Summertime’, Lisson Gallery, London

4th Istanbul Biennal, Istanbul

‘Pretext: Heteronyms’, Rear Window, London

‘Arte inglese d’oggi nella Collezione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin

‘Michael Corris “Gang Warefare”’, Le Consortium, Dijon

‘Material Culture: The Object in British Art of the 1980s and 1990s’, Hayward Gallery, London

‘We Gotta Get Out of This Place’, CUBITT, London

‘A Ilha Do Tesouro/Treasure Island’, Centro de Arte Moderna, CAM, Fundacao Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon

‘Fast Forward – 2. Abschnitt: FFWD trade marks, Kunstverein in Hamburg, Hamburg

‘Furnitutre’, Bluecoat Gallery, Liverpool

‘La casa, il corpo, il cuore. Konstruktion der Identitaten’, Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig, MUMOK, Vienna

‘Frisch gerahmt’, Bonner Kunstverein, Bonn

‘Linhas de Sombra’, Centro de Arte Moderna, CAM, Fundacao Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon

‘Quotidiana’, Castello di Rivoli, Museo d’arte Contemporanea, Torino, Italy (exhibition catalogue)

‘Learning Less’, Centro de la Imagen, Mexico City, Mexico; curated by Patricia Martin (touring to Guadalajara)

‘American Bricolage’, Sperone Westwater , New York

‘Dinge in der Kunst des XX. Jahrhundert’, Haus der Kunst, Munich

‘As it is’, Ikon Gallery, Birmingham

‘At Home With Art’, ArtSway, Sway, Hampshire

‘Aprendiendo menos’, Centro de la Imagen, Mexico City

‘Field Day’, Sculpture from Britain, Taipei Fine Arts Museum and The British Council

‘Faux Amis – Richard Wentworth and Eugene Adget’, The Photographer’s Gallery, London
‘Head On’, Science Museum, London

‘>Double Vision<’, Galerie fur Zeitgenossische Kunst, GfZK, Leipzig

‘Kunster der Galerie’, Galerie Biedermann, Munich

‘The Language of Things’, Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

‘Fluxus Memorial Show’, curated by Rene Block, Wisbaden, Germany

‘En route’, Serpentine Gallery, London

‘Utopie Quotidiane – L’uomo e I suoi sogni nell’arte dal 1960 ad oggi’, PAC –Padiglione d’Arte Contemporanea, Milan

‘SCAPE 2002’, SCAPE Biennal of Art in Public Space, Christchurch

25th Bienal de Sao Paolo, Bienal de Sao Paolo, Sao Paolo

‘Blast to Freeze – British Art in the 20th century’, Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg, Germany

‘Out of Place’, Harewood House, England

‘Independence’, South London Gallery, London

‘Absolute Generation’, 50th Venice Biennale

‘Ex-press’, Royal College of Art Galleries, London

‘Weltkunst Collection: Glad that things don’t talk’, Irish Museum of Modern Art, IMMA, Dublin

Sao Paulo Biennale, Sao Paulo, Brazil mExico as part of the British Council curated section Mexico as part of the British Council curated section

‘Settlements’ curated by Lorand Hegyi, Musee D’Art Moderne, St Etienne

‘Walk Ways’, Surrey Art Gallery, Surrey, BC

‘Still Life e Natureza’, Museu de Arte Contemporanea da Universidade de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo

‘Bye-Bye blackboard…from Einstein and others’, Museum of the History of Science, Oxford ‘STATE OF MIND”, London School of Economics, England

‘STATE OF MIND’, London School of Economics, England May curated by Ruth Maclennan and Simon Gould.

‘Effervescence’, Musee des Beaux Arts, Angers

‘Be Ready, Heart, For Parting, New Endeavour’, Great Eastern Hotel, Liverpool St. London EC2

‘Like Nothing Else: Experiment , Risk and Gallery Education’, Arnolfini, Bristol Felbrigg Hall, Norfolk, England

‘Centre of Gravity’, Istanbul Museum of Modern Art

‘Raised Awareness’, curated by Bill Woodraw, Tate Modern, London

‘La sculpture dans l’espace,’ Musee Auguste Rodin – Hotel Biron, Paris

‘(Hi)story’, Kunstmuseum Thun, Thun

‘Centre of Gravity’, Istanbul Modern, Istanbul

‘Still Life – Naturaleza muerta arte contemporaneo britanico y peruano’, Museo de Arte de Lima, Lima

‘Only Make-Believe: Ways of Playing’, Compton Verney, Warwickshire

‘Out of Place’, New Art Gallery Walsall, Walsall

‘The 80s: A Topology’, Museu Serralves, Porto

‘Tuttolibri’, Galleria Milano, Milan

‘Multiplication’, MAC Museo de Arte Contemporaneo, Universidad de Chile, Santiago

‘Hande’, Galerie Biedermann, Munich

‘Everydebris’, St Pauls Artspace, London

‘Natures Silencesioses’, Fundacion Ordonez-Falcon de Fotografia, Centre d’Art la Panera, Lleida

‘De literature, libros y librerias’, Galeria Rafael Ortiz, Sevilla

‘Venice: City of Dreams?’, Sotheby’s, London

‘Reality Undone’ University Gallery, Colchester

‘Global Cities’, Tate Modern, London

‘It Starts From Here’, De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill on Sea

‘Out of the Box and In the German Ryan Collection’, The New Art Gallery Walsall, Walsall

‘Shifting Ground’, Angel Row Gallery, Nottingham

‘Tales of Time and Space’ Folkestone Triennial, Folkestone, UK

‘Darwin’s Canopy’, Natural History Museum, London

‘Safe as Houses’, Karsten Schubert Gallery, London

‘Localisms’, Museum De Paviljoens, Almere, Netherlands

‘The HIistory of the Roundel’, Art on the Underground, London

‘Building Bridges’, The Red Mansion Foundation, Beijing

‘Book-ish’, Lewis Glucksman Gallery, Cork Martian Museum of Terrestrial Art’, Barbican Art Gallery, London

‘Die Lucky Bush’, MuKHA, Antwerp

‘Grotto’, Museum 52, London

‘Manifesto Marathon’, Serpentine Gallery, London

‘Uncommon Sense’, Fort Worth Contemporary Arts, Fort Worth, TX

‘Show Down’, Quint Contemporary Art, La Jolla, CA

‘Long Distance Information’, Bengal Gallery of Fine Arts, Dhaka

‘Alice, son miroir et ses merveilles’, Musee des Beaux Arts de Calais, France

‘Making Worlds’, 52nd Venice Biennale, Venice

‘Cabinet of Curiosities’, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London

‘Mythologies’, Haunch of Venison, London

‘La Biennale de Montréal 2009’, Montreal

‘British Council Collection: The Third Dimension’, Whitechapel Gallery, London

‘More Mergers & Acquisitions’, Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta

‘Play’, Paradise Row, London

‘Extraordinary Days’, Oriel Davies Gallery, Newton, Powys

‘Just Around the Corner’, La Casa Encendida, Madrid

‘Boule to Braid’, Lisson Gallery, London

‘Lisson Presents 2’, Lisson Gallery, London

‘Gestures & Procedures’, ACCA – Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne

‘Book Ends’, James Fuentes LLC, New York

‘Quartet-Four Biennials Reflected in Prints’, International Centre of Graphic Arts (MGLC), Ljubljana

‘THROUGH THE LOOKING BRAIN – A Swiss Collection of Conceptual Photography’, Kunstmuseum Bonn, Bonn

‘40 Ideal Home’, Chelsea Space, Chelsea College of Art and Design, London

‘A Future Pump House: Ideas, Thoughts and Plans’, Pump House Gallery, London

‘Sculpture’, Peter Freeman Inc, New York, NY

‘Qui admirez-vous?’, La Box, Ecole Nationale Superieure d’Art de Bourges, Bourges

‘Shelter’, Peter Freeman Inc, New York, NY

‘The Sculpture Show’, National Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh

‘Where is the Power’, Fort Worth Contemporary Arts, Dallas

“The Artists’ Postcard Show, Spike Island, Bristol

‘Frieze Masters’, Lisson Gallery, Frieze, London

‘Walk On’, touring exhibition, PMG Gallery London, NGCA Sunderland

‘Push pins in elastic space’, Galerie Nelson-Freeman, Paris

‘Bookhouse’, La Forma Del Libro. Museo delle Arti Catanzaro, Catanzaro

‘Curiosity’ Hayward Gallery touring exhibition, Turner Contemporary, Margate

‘The World Turned Upside Down – Buster Keaton, Sculpture and the Absurd’, Mead Gallery Warkick Arts Centre, Conventry

‘Do It’, Manchester Art Gallery, MIF Manchester

‘Nostalgic for the Future’, Lisson Gallery, London

‘Curiosity’, De Appel Arts Centre, Amsterdam

‘Genius Loci’, Palazzo Cavalli Franchetti, Venice

‘Object Matter’, Galleri Susanne Ottesen, Copenhagen

‘Somewhat Abstract’, Nottingham Contemporary and Nottingham, UK

‘Walk On’, touring exhibition MAC Birmingham & The Atkinsons Southport

‘Fax’, KARST, Plymouth, UK

‘Edge of the Seat: The Artist’s Chair’, Large Glass, London Curating

‘Richard Wentworth’s Thinking Aloud’, National Touring Exhibition (Hayward Gallery) Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge; touring to Corner House, Manchester and Camden Art Centre, London.

‘Boule to Braid’, Lisson Gallery, London

‘History is Now: 7 Artists Take On Britain’, Hayward Gallery, London
1991 Talking Art, ICA, London, 4 December
1992 Lecture, Whitechapel Art Gallery, 26 August
1995 The Joseph Beuys Lectures, Ruskin School of Drawing and Fine Art, Oxford