Images courtesy the artist and MONITOR, Rome; Stigter van Doesburg, Amsterdam; and Matt’s Gallery, London
2015 Harris Museum & Art Gallery

Nathaniel Mellors

Nathaniel Mellors (b.1974, Doncaster, UK) makes irreverent, absurd and hilarious videos, sculptures, performances and writings that challenge notions of taste, morality, and intelligence. Recent solo exhibitions include Hammer Museum, Los Angeles (2014); ICA,…

Sanctuary (2014) Ceramics Each work 17 x 10 x 8cm (approximately) Images © the artist.
2015 Touchstones Rochdale

Rosa Nquyen

Rosa Nguyen (b.1960, London, UK) is based in London. Her work is represented in national and international collections such as the Crafts Council Collection, the Aberdeen City Museum and the Wison Contemporary Art Museum in…

Paul Morrison Asplenium (2010) Acrylic paint, 24 carat gold leaf.  Courtesy the artist and South London Gallery
2015 South London Gallery

Paul Morrison

Paul Morrison (b.1966, Liverpool, UK) lives and works in Sheffield and London. His work has been shown in museums and art spaces around the world, including the ICA London; The Irish Museum of Modern…

Nashashibi / Skaer, Our Magnolia (2009), 16mm film, B&W/colour, 1:1.33, Optical sound, 5 minutes. Image courtesy Rosalind Nashashibi © Tate, London 2009
2015 The Hunterian Museum & Art Gallery

Rosalind Nashashibi and Lucy Skaer

Nashashibi / Skaer are Rosalind Nashashibi (b.1973, Croydon, UK) and Lucy Skaer (b.1975, Cambridge, UK). They began collaborating in 2005 and both artists have active independent careers. They have participated in numerous group exhibitions at…

Gustav Metzger Aequivalenz. Shattered Stones, Coventry (2015), Installation. Photo: Roman Mensing, artdoc.de
2015 The Herbert Museum & Art Gallery

Gustav Metzger

Gustav Metzger (b.1926, Nuremberg, Germany) lives and works in London. His work has been included in numerous group and solo exhibitions and has been the subject of publications and symposia. He has had solo shows…

Heather Phillipson, In advance of the broken tooth (2013), Timber, cardboard box, plastic crates, fluorescent lights, artificial grass, breeze blocks, artificial bananas, brooms, garden forks, aluminium sign, corrugated plastic, gloss paint, garden twine.  Image courtesy the artist
2015 Grundy Art Gallery

Heather Phillipson

Heather Phillipson (b.1978, London, UK) is an artist and poet living in London. Recent solo exhibitions include Dundee Contemporary Arts (2014), and BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead (2013). In 2014, she performed at the…

Mike Nelson, 'Amnezi Skalk Kask (2012)', helmet, wood and bones
Manchester Art Gallery

Mike Nelson

Mike Nelson is based in London, UK. Recent solo exhibitions include Eighty Circles through Canada, Tramway, Glasgow (2014); Studio apparatus for Kunsthalle Münster, Kunsthalle Münster, Germany (2014); Amnesiac Hide, The Power Plant, Toronto (2014); 408 tons…

Catherine Opie, The Gang (1990) c-print, 20.3 x 20.3 cm, edition 2/8 © Catherine Opie. Courtesy Stephen Friedman Gallery and Walker Art Gallery, National Museums Liverpool.
2013/14 Walker Art Gallery

Catherine Opie

Catherine Opie (b.1961, Sandusky, Ohio, United States) lives and works in Los Angeles, California. She is an internationally renowned photographer whose work in the areas of portraiture and landscape has been…

Haroon Mirza, A Sleek Dry Yell (2008), mixed media, 3'30
2010/11 Grundy Art Gallery, Manchester Art Gallery, Victoria Gallery & Museum, Walker Art Gallery, Whitworth Art Gallery

Haroon Mirza

The Sculpture Fund supported by one of the Contemporary Art Society’s Patrons Cathy Wills, will provide five museums in the North West with the opportunity to work together over a…

Helen Marten, Exfoliating curve lines (total cushioning), 2014 Glazed ceramic; cast rubber; yoghurt pot; cross stitch; fabric; swim caps; fimo; copper wire; sugar shaker; sawdust; saw blade; zip pull; welded steel; sponges; red balloon; black sand; tap measure ribbon. Copyright: The Artist, courtesy Sadie Coles HQ, London. Photo: Annik Wetter, Zurich
2013/14 Grundy Art Gallery, Manchester City Galleries, Victoria Gallery & Museum, Walker Art Gallery, Whitworth Art Gallery

Helen Marten

Helen Marten (b. 1985, Macclesfield, UK) lives and works in London having studied at The Ruskin School of Art, University of Oxford and Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design. Recent…

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