Anthony Cragg

 Institution (2)

 About Artist

Born 1949 in Liverpool, England
Lives and works in Wuppertal, Germany

Anthony Cragg's biography - by Francisco Jarauta

An initial look at Cragg´s work reveals an interest in new reflections on the concept of nature. The relationship between art and nature is reinterpreted from parameters associated with current science and technology. For Cragg, sculptures are a way of analysing the natural world. In an almost scientific way, he discovers and suggests other perspectives and complexities that evoke the crisis of our inherited naturalism. He brings us a world of sensations, presences, feelings and games that we can interpret from an artistic perspective. 


SOLO EXHIBITIONS (selection)

2015
Tony Cragg World Economic Forum Davos, Switzerland
Tony Cragg Solo Show ADAA, New York, USA
Tony Cragg Skulptur Buchmann Galerie, Berlin, Germany
Dialogo con il Duomo TONY CRAGG, Expo Milan 2015, Italy
TONY CRAGG Sculture Buchmann, Lugano, Switzerland
TONY CRAGG Buchmann Galerie, Agra, Switzerland

2014
Tony Cragg Fischer Galerie, Düsseldorf
Tony Cragg - Heydar Aliyev Center, Baku, Azerbaijan
TONY CRAGG Affermazioni e Negazioni: Sculture, Tucci Russo Studio, Torre Pellice, Italy
Tony Cragg/Ravello, Ravello Festival 2014, Villa Rufolo piazzale Auditorium Niemeyer, Italy
Three New Outdoor Sculptures, Salzburg Foundation, Austria 
Walks of Life, Madison Square Park, New York
Tony Cragg, Musee d’Art Moderne in St. Etienne, France

2013
Musee d´Art Moderne, Saint-Etienne, France
Arco Madrid, Michael Schultz Gallery
Sculptures and Drawings, National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts
Tony Cragg in St. Georgen, Wismar, Germany
Waldzimmer, Buchmann Galerie, Berlin, Germany
Dinge im Kopf, Lehmbruck Museum, Duisburg, Germany
Accuratw Figure, Galerie Thaddaeuas Ropac, Paris, France
Editionen, Jordan/Seydoux, Berlin, Germany
Konsthall Marstrand, Sweden
Escultures, la Lonja, Palma de Mallorca, Spain

2012
Goodman Gallery, New York, USA
The State Hermitage, St. Petersburg, Russia
CAFAM, Pekin, China
Galeri Artist Istanbul, Turkey
Barlach Haus, Hamburg, Germany
Lisson Gallery, London, England
Tony Cragg at Exhibition Road, Victoria & Albert Museum, London, England
Museo d´Arte, Villa Ciani, Lugano, Switzerland
Seeing things, Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas, TX, USA
Tony Cragg, Wilhelm Mundt: From Trash To Treasure, Kunsthalle zu Kiel, Germany
Volume!, Museu d´Art Contemporani de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain 

2011
Musée du Louvre, Paris, France
Buchmann Galerie, Berlin, Germany
Figure out / Figure in, Musée du Louvre, Paris, France
It is, it isn´t, Lucca, Italy / Galleria Tucci Russo, Italy
Sculptures and Drawings, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh, Scotland 
Dinge im Kopf, Skulpturen, Zeichnungen, Grafiken, Museum Küppersmühle für Moderne Kunst, Duisburg, Germany
In 4D - Dal Fluire AllaStabilitá, Ca´ Pesaro, Galleria Internazionale d´Arte Moderna, Venice, Italy

2010
Lisson Gallery, London, England
Boras Konstmuseum, Boras, Sweden
Bror Hjorths Hus, Uppsala, Sweden
Fondazione Musei Civici di Venezia, Ca´ Pesaro, Venice, Italy
Second Nature, Skulpturenpark Waldfrieden
Buchmann Box, Berlin, Germany
Galleri Andersson, Umea, Sweden
Galerie Fischer, Düsseldorf, Germany

2009 
Beelden aan Zee, Scheveningenm Paisos Baixos
Second Nature - Staatliche Kunsthalle Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe / MdM Salzburg
Galerie Heinz Holtmann, Cologne, Germany
Galerie Hans Knoll, Vienna, Austria
Tony Cragg- ca. 1990, Skulpturenpark Waldfrieden
New Sculptures and Drawings, Galerie Ropac, Paris, France
Buchmann Galerie, Lugano, Switzerland
Galeria Carles Taché, Barcelona, Spain
Kunstverein Heinsberg, Germany

2008 
Nordiska Akvarellmuseet Skärhamn, Tjörn, Sweden
Galerie Klüser, Munich, Germany
Aquatinta und Steindruck, Galerie Jordan Seydoux, Berlin, Germany
Buchmann Galerie, Berlin, Germany
Kenji Taki, Tokyo, Japan
Sculptures and watercolours, Galleri Andersson Sandström, Stockholm, Sweden 
SCULPTURES AND WORKS ON PAPER, Galerie Bernd Klüser, Munich, Germany 
Tony Cragg-F. X. Messerschmidt, Österreichische Galerie Belvedere, Vienna, Austria 

2007
Fondacion Cultural Plaza Mulato Gil de Castro, MAVI, Chile
Galerie Marian Goodman, New York, USA
Galeria Sculptor, Helsinki, Finland
Zeichnungen, Galerie Buchmann, Berlin, Germany
1985-1998, Galeria Tucci Russo, Italy
Sculptures and Drawings 1985-1998, TUCCI RUSSO Studio per l´Arte Contemporanea, Turin, Italy
Tony Cragg, The Nordic Watercolour Museum, Skarhamn, Sweden 
Tony Cragg 1995-2006, Museo de Arte, Lima, Peru 
Das Potential der Dinge, Stiftung Wilhelm Lehmbruck Museum, Duisburg, Germany 

2006 
Jiri Svetska Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic
Künstlerverein Malkasten, Düsseldorf, Germany
Krefelder Kunstverein, Buschhüterhaus, Krefeld, Germany
Buchmann Galerie, Berlin, Germany
Lisson Gallery, London, England
Foundation Louis Moret, Martigny, Switzerland
Centro Arti Visive Pescheria, Pesaro, Italy
Thomas Cohn Galeria, San Paolo, Brazil
Galleri Andersson Sandström, Umea, Sweden
Das Potential der Dinge, Akademie der Künste, Berlin, Germany
Kunstmuseum Kloster unser lieben Frauen, Magdeburg, Germany
New Sculptures and Prints, Kenji Taki, Tokyo, Japan
Centro Recoleta, Buenos Aires, Argentina 

2005
Galeria Carles Taché, Barcelona, Spain
Studio per l´Arte Contemporanea, Torre Pellice, Italy
Gow Langsford Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand
Cass Sculpture Foundation, Goodwood, England
Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris, France
The Central House of Artists, Moscow, Russia
Klüser Galerie, Munich, Germany
Neues Museum, Nurnberg, Germany
Museum der Wahrnehmung, Graz, Austria
Galerie Catherine Putman, Paris, France

2004
Milliken Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden
Kenji Taki Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Buchmann Galerie, Cologne, Germany
Hans Knoll Galerie, Vienna, Austria
Museu Serralves, Porto, Portugal

2003 
Galerie Crousel, Paris, France
Bibliothéque Nationale-Francaise, Paris, France
Galerie Seitz und Partner, Berlin, Germany
CAC Malaga, Malaga, Spain
Galerie Bernd Klüser, Munich, Germany
Thomas Cohn Galeria, San Paolo, Brazil
Marian Goodman Gallery, New York, USA
Buchmann Galerie Agra, Lugano, Switzerland
Tony Cragg, Museo d´Arte Contemporanea Roma, Rome, Italy 
Signs of Life, Kunst- und Ausstellungshalle der Bundesrepubilk Deutschland, Bonn, Germany 

2001
Anthony Cragg, Mario Mauroner Contemporary Art Salzburg, Austria 
Tony Cragg, Malmö Konsthall, Malmö, Sweden 
Bernier/Eliades, Athen
Galerie Seitz, Berlin
Kunstsammlungen Chemnitz

2000 
Sculpturen, Museum voor Hedendaagse Kunst Antwerpen, Antwerp, Belgium 
Kunstverein Springhornhof, Neuenkirchen, Germany 
Tate Gallery, Liverpool, UK 
Glyndebourne, England
18 Galleri, Reykjavik, Island
Holderbank, Schweiz
Butler Gallery, Kilkenny
Galerie Klüser, München
Muhka, Antwerpen
Model Arts Centr, Sligo
Marian Goodman Gallery, New York
Galerie Karsten Greve, Paris

1999 
Stedelijk Museum, s-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands
Sara Hildén Art Museum, Tampere, Finland
Galerie der Stadt Stuttgart
Kenji Taki Gallery, Nagoya/Tokyo
Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, London
Galerie Chantal Crousel, paris

1998 
Sculpture, Contemporary Art Center, Vilnius, Lithuania
Wellington City Gallery, Wellington
Lisson Gallery, London
Deweer Art Gallery, Otegem

1997 
Skulpturen und Zeichnungen, Bawag Foundation, Vienna, Austria 
Whitechapel Art Gallery, London
Lisson Gallery, London
Nationalgalerie, Skopje
Nationalgalerie, Sofia
Toyota Municipal Museum of Art, Toyota
Nationalgalerie, Bratislava
Venice Biennale
National Museum of COntemporary Art Korea, Seoul
Nationalgalerie, Ujazdowskie Castle, Warsau
MACBA, Barcelona

1996 
Centre Pompidou-Musée National d´Art Moderne, Paris, France 
Mario Mauroner Contemporary Art, Salzburg
Henry Moore Foundation, Halifax

1995
OTTO, Bologna
Galerie Buchmann, Basel
Deweer Art Gallery, Otegem
Nova Sin, Prague

1994
Marian Goodman, New York
Musée des Beaux-Arts, Nantes
Effe Arte, Lecco
Stadtgalerie Saarbrücken

1993
Knoll Galerie, Budapest
Studio Barnabo, Venedig

1992
IVAM, Valencia
Musée Départemental d´Art Contemporain, Rochechouart
Centre d´Art Contemporain, Kerguéhennec
Tramway, Glasgow
Lisson Gallery, London

1991 
Wiener Secession, Wien
Galerie Klüser, Munich
Art & Project, The Netherlands
Tony Cragg:Sculpture 1975–1990, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, USA
Tony Cragg:Sculpture 1975-1990, The Power Plant, Toronto, Canada 

1990 
Tony Cragg, Valentina Moncada-Arte Contemporanea, Rome, Italy 
Tony Cragg:Sculpture 1975-1990, Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, USA 

1989
Tate Gallery, London

1988
Venice Biennale
Lisson Gallery, London

1987
Hayward Gallery, London
Corner House, Manchester
Marian Goodnamn, New York

1986 
Tony Cragg/MATRIX 93, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley, USA 
Geward, Gent
The Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn

1985
Kunsthalle Waaghaus, Winterthur
Staatsgalerie Moderne Kunst, Munich
Lisson Gallery, London
ARC, Musée d´Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris

1984
Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebaek, Danemark

1983
Kunsthalle Bern
Galerie Buchmann, St.Gallen

1981 
Tony Cragg, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London, UK 

1980
Lisson Gallery, London

1979
Lisson Gallery
Kümstlerhaus Weidenallee, Hamburg


GROUP EXHIBITIONS (selection):

2015
Sculpture, Pilane, Gothenburg International Sculpture Exhibition, Gothenburg, Sweden

2014
Art & Me - MUDAM - Musée d’Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean, Luxemburg
Now-Ism: Abstraction Today - Pizzuti Collection, Columbus, OH 
Eine Grosse Idee – 50 Jahre Lehmbruck Museum - Lehmbruck Museum, Duisburg
Symbiosis of Physicality and the Spiritual, Mario Mauroner Contemporary Art Salzburg, Austria
Macht.Wahn.Vision. Rapunzel & Co. Von Türmen und Menschen in der Kunst, Arp Museum Bahnhof Rolandseck, Remagen, Germany
Art Paris, Mario Mauroner Contemporary Art Salzburg-Vienna, Austria
Spuren der Moderne, Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Germany
fiche exposition - Les Choses – vol.2, FRAC - Franche-Comté, Besançon, France
lens-based sculpture Die Veränderung der Skulptur durch die Fotografie, Akademi der Kunste, Berlin, Germany
Raw Materials - Vom Baumarkt ins Museum, Städtische Galerie Bietigheim-Bissingen, Germany
Uncommon Ground - Land Art in Britain 1966-1979 - Mead Gallery - Warwick Arts Centre, Coventry, England

2013
KoelnSkulptur #7, Skulpturenpark Köln, Germany
Aitres, Mario Mauroner Contemporary Art Salzburg, Austria

2012
40 Years Mario Mauroner Contemporary Art Salzburg, Austria
R/Evolution auf Papier, Alte Pinakothek, Munich, Germany
Arp Museum Bahnhof Rolandseck, Remagen, Germany

2011
Defiant Gardens, Mario Mauroner Contemporary Art Salzburg, Austria
Great, Mario Mauroner Contemporary Art Salzburg, Austria
United Enemies, Henry Moore Institute, Leeds, England
Golden Spider, Michael Schultz Gallery, Seoul, Korea

2010 
Dreams, Mario Mauroner Contemporary Art Salzburg, Austria
Galleria Internationale d´Arte Moderne, Venice, Italy
Der Westen leuchtet / The Luminous West, Kunstmuseum Bonn, Germany 

2008 
Sculpture at Pilane 2008, PILANE HERITAGE SOCIETY, Klövedal, Sweden 
Prospects and Interiors:Sculptors’ drawings, Henry Moore Institute, Leeds, UK 
Ambition d´art, FRAC-Rhône-Alpes/Institute d"art contemporain, Villeurbanne, France 
History in the Making, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan 
abstrakt/abstract, Museum Moderner Kunst Kärnten, Klagenfurt, Austria 

2007 
The 3oth Anniversary-Collection of the National Museum of Art in Osaka, National Museum of Art, Osaka, Japan
20 ans du Musée d´Art Moderne-L´art après 1960 dans les collections, Musée d´Art moderne, Saint-Etienne, France 
The Turner Prize:A Retrospective, Tate Britain, London, UK 
Il Futuro del Futurismo, Galleria d´Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Bergamo, Italy
Blind Date-Istanbul, Sakip Sabanci Müzesi, Istanbul, Turkey 
Collectie depot VBVR:Peter Struycken, Rijksmuseum Twenthe-Museum voor oude en moderne kunst, Enschede, Netherlands

2006 
THE 1980s-A TOPOLOGY, Museu Serralves-Museu de Arte Contemporânea, Porto, Portugal 
busy going crazy.the Sylvio Perlstein collection, La Maison Rouge, Paris, France 
DEFINING THE CONTEMPORARY, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London, UK 
PARADISO&INFERNO, Mario Mauroner Contemporary Art, Salzburg, Austria 
Domestic Incidents, Tate Modern, London, UK 

2005 
The Second Beijing International Art Biennale 2005, International Art Biennale, Beijing, China 
Summertime, Mario Mauroner Contemporary Art, Vienna, Austria 
Figur/Skulptur, Sammlung Essl-Kunsthaus, Klosterneuburg, Austria 

2004
Acquisitions Récents, Oevres Contemporaine, Centre Pompidou, Paris
A Secret History of Clay: From Gaugain to Gormley, Tate Liverpool
ArchiSculpture, Fondation Beyeler, Riehen/Basel

2003
Vigeland Museum, Oslo
Belvedere dell´Arte, Florence
The 2nd Word Ceramic Biennale Korea 2003, Korea

2002
Objets de réflexion, Le Plateau, FRAC, Paris
Mario Mauroner Contemporary Art, Salzburg
Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy, London
Thinking Big, Guggenheim Museum, Venice

2001
Kettle´s Yard, Cambridge
Allea Anfang ist MErz, Haus der Kunst, Munich

2000
Tate Gallery, London
The HIstory of the Turner Prize, Victoria Art Gallery, Bath
IMPORT, irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin

1999
Kunsthalle Mannheim, Mannheim
Art at Work: Forty Years of the Chase Manhattan, New YOrk
FRAC Bourgongne, Dijon
Zeitwenden, Stiftung Kunst und Kultur, Bonn

1998
Faszination Kunststoff, Deutsches Kunststoff Museum, Düsseldorf
Breaking Ground, Marian Goodman Gallery, New York

1997
90s Hayward Gallery, London
Venice Biennale
Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy, London
Skulpturenpark, Cologne
Museum of Modern Art, NEw York

1996
Galerie Nationale du Jeu de Paume, Paris
Britische Skulptur seit Henry Moore, Museum Folkwang, Essen
Art 6 FAshion, Biennale di Firenze

1995
The Museum of Modern Art, Dublin
Six Genereations of British Sculpture, Auditorio de Galicia, Santiago de COmpostella
La Lonja, Saragossa

1994
Museum für Gestaltung, Zurich
Aspects d´une collection, Musée d´art Moderne et d´Art Contemporain de Nice, Nice

1993
Binaera, Kunsthalle Wien
Venice Biennale

1992
Donald Young Gallery, Seatlle, Washington
Skulptur Konzept, Galerie Ludwig, Krefeld

1991
Tthe Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh
Objects for the ideal home, Serpentine Gallery, London

1990
Von der Natur in der Kunst, Messepalast, Vienna
Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.

1989
Magiciens de al Terre, Centre Georges Pompidou et Grande Halle de la Villette, Paris

1988
Starlit Waters: British Sculpture, An Internatonal Art, 1968 - 1988, Tate Gallery, London

1987
L´époque, la mode, la moral, la passion, Musée d´art Moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris
Documenta 8, Kassel

1986
Venice Biennale

1985
Turner Prize Exhibition of Shortlisted Artists, Tate Gallery, London

1984
Skulptur im 20.Jahrhundert, Merian Park, Basel

1983
New Art, Tate Gallery, London

1982
Documenta 7

1981
Through the Summer, Lisson Gallery, London
British Sculpture in the Twentieth Century, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London

1980
A Perspective, Basel
Aperto ´80, Venice Biennale

1979
Europa Kunst der 80er Jahre, Stuttgart

1977
Lisson Gallery, London
FIna Arts Building, New York

1976
Ecole des Beaux-Arts, Metz

1975 Royal College of Art, Gulbenkian Hall, London