Tony Cragg, biography

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

 

 

2016

Tony Cragg at Djurgården, Stockholm

 

Hermitage, St. Petersburg

 

Von der Heydt-Museum, Wuppertal

2015

Synagoge Stommeln

 

Expo Mailänder Dom

 

Benaki Museum, Athen

 

Pilane, Gothenburg International Sculpture Exhibition

 

Frieze Sculpture Park

2014

Heydar Aliyev Art Center in Baku, Azerbaijan

 

Exhibition Collège de France, Paris

 

Ravello

 

MadisonSquare Art, 2014, New York

 

Salzburg Foundation, Salzburg

2013

Tony Cragg: Sculptures and Drawings, National Taiwan

 

Museum of Fine Arts

 

La Llotja Palma de Mallorca

 

Musée d’Art Moderne St. Etienne

 

Rheinischer Kulturpreis 2013

 

Chaire de Création Artistique, Collège de France

 

Tony Cragg: Material is the Message, Konsthallen Strandverket,

 

Marstrand, Sweden

 

Galleri Andersson/Sandström, Stockholm, Sweden

2012

Museo d’Arte della Citta di Lugano

 

British Council featured in China:

 

CAFAM, Beijing

 

MOCA, Chengdu

 

HAM, Shanghai

 

Ernst-Barlach-Haus, Hamburg

 

Kestner Gesellschaft, Hannover

 

Tony Cragg with Cass at Exhibtion Rd, London

 

Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany 1st Class

 

(Bundesverdienstkreuz 1. Klasse)

 

Artist’s Medal of Honor of the Hermitage, Russia

2011

Musée du Louvre, Paris

 

MKM Küppersmühle, Duisburg

 

National Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh

 

Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas

 

Alto riconoscimento delle Presidenza del Senato della Repubblica

 

Italiana per la genialità del suo lavoro, Italy

2010

Konstmuseum Boras, Sweden

 

Ca’Pesaro, Venice

2009

Beelden aan Zee, Scheveningen

 

Staatliche Kunsthalle Karlsruhe

 

Founding member of the North- Rhine-Westphalian Academy of

 

Science and Arts in Düsseldorf

 

Honorary doctor of the Royal College of Arts

 

Rektor of the Kunstakademie Düsseldorf

2008

Tony Cragg versus Franz Messerschmidt, Belvedere Wien

 

Opening of the sculpture park „Waldfrieden“

 

Regular Member of the European Academy

2007

Fondacion Cultural Plaza Mulato Gil de Castro, MAVI, Chile

 

‘Das Potential der Dinge’, Lehmbruck Museum, Duisburg

 

’Tony Cragg 1995-2006’, Museo de Arte de Lima, Pe

 

Galleria Sculptor, Helsinki

 

Fondazione Stelline, Milan, Italy

 

Nordiska Akvarellmuseet Skärhamn, Tjörn, Sweden

 

Praemium Imperiale for Sculpture

2006

Centro Arti Visive Pescheria, Pesaro, Italy

 

‘Das Potential der Dinge’, Akademie der Künste, Berlin

 

Centro Recoleta, Buenos Aires, Argentina

 

Professorship at the Kunstakademie, Düsseldorf

2005

Cass Sculpture Foundation, Goodwood, England

 

The Central House of Artists, Moscow

 

Neues Museum Nürnberg

 

1st Prize for Best Sculpture at the Beijing Biennale

 

Arco 2005 A.E.C.A.  (Asociación Espanola de Criticos de Arte)

2004

Museu Serralves, Porto

2003

Bibliothèque Nationale Francaise, Paris

 

Kunst- und Ausstellungshalle der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, Bonn

 

CAC Málaga, Malaga

 

MACRO Museum of Contemporary Art, Rom

2002

Dunkers Kulturhus, Helsingborg

 

 

 

Commander of the British Empire (CBE)

 

Piepenbrock Prize for Sculpture

2001

Malmö Konsthall, Malmö, Sweden

 

Kunstsammlungen Chemnitz, Chemnitz

 

Shakespeare Prize

 

Honorary Degree Award of Doctor of the University of Surrey

 

Honorary Fellowship, John Moores University, Liverpool

 

Elected to the Akademie der Künste, Berlin

2001 - 2006

Professorship at the Universität der Künste (UdK), Berlin

2000

Tate Gallery, Liverpool

 

Butler Gallery, Kilkenny

 

Muhka, Antwerp

1999

Sara Hildenin Taidemuseo, Tampere

 

Von-der-Heydt-Museum Wuppertal

 

Royal Academy, London

 

Galerie der Stadt Stuttgart

1998

The Contemporary Art Center of Vilnius, Vilnius

 

The Association of Latvian Art Museums, Riga

 

Commune di Siena, Siena

 

Lenbachhaus, München

1997

Nationalgalerie Skopje

 

Nationalgalerie Sofia

 

Toyota Municipal Museum of Art, Toyota

 

Nationalgalerie Bratislava

 

Venice Biennale

 

Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney

 

National Museum of Contemporary Art Korea, Seoul

 

Nationalgalerie, Ujazdowskie Castle, Warschau

 

MACBA, Barcelona

1996

Henry Moore Foundation, Halifax

 

Müczanok Kunsthalle Budapest

 

Middelheim Sculpture Park, Antwerpen

 

Lehmbruck Museum, Duisburg

 

MNAM, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris

 

Honorary Professorship, Budapest

1995

Nationalgalerie Prag, Valdsteinská jízdarna v Praze, Prag

 

Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid

1994

Musée des Beaux-Arts, Nantes

 

Galleria Civica di Arte Contemporanea, Trento

 

Kunstverein, St. Gallen   

 

Royal Academician (RA)

1993

Venice Biennale

1992

IVAM Valencia

 

Tramway, Glasgow

 

Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres

1991

Wiener Secession, Wien

 

The Power Plant, Toronto

 

Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven

 

Houston Contemporary Art Museum

 

Washington Corcoran Museum

 

The Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh

1990

Newport Harbor Art Museum, Newport Beach

 

The Biennale of Sydney, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney

1989

Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Düsseldorf

 

Stedelijk Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven

 

Von-der-Heydt-Prize

1988 - 2001

Professorship at the Kunstakademie, Düsseldorf

1988

British Representative at the 43rd Venice Biennale,

 

‘Menzione Speziale’ (Venice Biennale)

 

Turner Prize

1987

Hayward Gallery, London

 

Documenta 8, Kassel

1986

The Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn

 

University Art Museum, University of California, Berkeley

 

Venice Biennale

1985

Staatsgalerie Moderner Kunst, München

 

Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brüssel

 

Kestner-Gesellschaft, Hannover

1984

Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebaek, Denmark

 

The Biennale of Sydney, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney

1983

Kunsthalle Bern

1982

Badischer Kunstverein, Karlsruhe

 

Le Nouveau Musée (NDLR), Lyon

 

Rijksmuseum Kröller-Müller, Otterloo

 

Fifth Triennale India, New Delhi

 

Documenta 7, Kassel

1981

Musée d'Art et d'Industrie, St. Etienne

 

Whitechapel Art Gallery, London

 

Nouveau Musée, Lyon

 

Von der Heydt Museum, Wuppertal

1980

Arnolfini Gallery, Bristol

 

Aperto '80, Venice Biennale

 

Kunst in Europa na '68, Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst, Gent

1979

Europa-Kunst der 80er Jahre, Stuttgart

 

First One-Man Exhibition at the Lisson Gallery

1978 - 1988

Taught at the Kunstakademie, Düsseldorf

1977

Moved to Wuppertal. Begins exhibiting

1976

Professor L’Ecole des Beaux Arts de Metz

1973 - 1977

Royal College of Art (MA)

1970 - 1973

Wimbledon School of Art (BA)

1969 - 1970

Gloucestershire College of Art, Cheltenham

1966 - 1968

Lab Technician at the National Rubber Producers Research Association

 

Madison Square Art, 2014, New York

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