Mat Collishaw

Mat Collishaw (b. 1966) is a key figure in the important generation of British artists who emerged from Goldsmith’s College in the late 1980s. He participated in Freeze (1988) and since his first solo exhibition in 1990 has exhibited widely internationally. Recent solo exhibitions include New Art Gallery Walsall, Birmingham (2015); Black Mirror, Galleria Borghese, Rome (2014); Bass Museum of Art, Florida (2013); Pino Pascali Museum Foundation, Bari (2013); Mat Collishaw: Afterimage, Arter, Istanbul (2013) and Magic Lantern at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London (2010).  Recent group exhibitions include How to Construct a Time Machine, MK Gallery, Milton Keynes (2015); Corporeality and Sexuality, Votive Church, Vienna (2014); GLASSTRESS:White Light/White Heat: Contemporary Artists & Glass, collateral Event of 55th Venice Biennale, Venice (2013); About Caravaggio (curated by Anna Imponente), Museo Tuscolano - Scuderie Aldobrandini, Frascati Rome (2012);  720°, as part of Ron Arad’s Curtain Call Project, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem (2012); Made in Britain, Contemporary Art from the British Council Collection, Benaki Museum, Athens (2012); Out of Focus: Photography, Saatchi Gallery, London; Otherwordly – Optical Delusions and Small Realities, Museum of Arts and Design, New York (2012); and the 12th International Istanbul Biennial, Istanbul in 2011. Collishaw’s work is in several public collections including Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris; Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego; Museum of Old and New Art, New South Wales and Tate, London.

 

 
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