Michael Wilkinson
"No History"
No History
June 1July 7, 2012

MICHAEL WILKINSON

Born in Merseyside, United Kingdom, 1965

Education
BA, Environmental Art, Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow, Scotland
MFA, Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow, Scotland

Lives in Glasgow, Scotland

One-Person Exhibitions

2018
The Modern Institute, Glasgow, Scotland

2015
Sorry Had to Done, The Modern Institute, Glasgow, Scotland

2014
CITADEL: The fortress commanding a city, which it serves both to protect and to dominate, Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York, NY

2013
En Attendant, Pearl Lam Galleries, Shanghai, China

2012
No History, Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, UK
Dresden, Modern Institute, Glasgow, Scotland

2011
Never Works, Le Temple, Paris, France

2009
Lions After Slumber, The Modern Institute/Toby Webster Ltd, Glasgow, Scotland

2005
The Modern Institute/Toby Webster Ltd, Glasgow, Scotland
Daniel Hug, Los Angeles, CA

2004
Sutton Lane, London, UK
The Wrong Gallery, New York, NY

2003
Gallery Yvon Lambert, Paris, France

2001
Present Future, Artissima, Turin, Italy
v.delay entain, Collective Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland

2000
VOGUE, The Modern Institute/Toby Webster Ltd, Glasgow, Scotland 

1998
No Frills Public Sculpture, Kwik Save, The Gorbals, Glasgow, Scotlan 

Group Exhibitions

2015
The Curves of the Needle, BALTIC 39, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

2014
That Petrol Emotion, Metropolitan Art Society, Beirut, Lebanon 

2013
Art Under Attack: Histories of British Iconoclasm, Tate Britain, London, UK
I’ll be Your Mirror, Herald St, London, UK
Transforming the Known: Works from the Bert Kreuk Collection, Gemeentemuseum, Den Haag, The Netherlands

2012
Pas Encore, Galerie Sultana, Paris, France
BULLETIN BOARDS, Venus Over Manhattan, New York, NY

2010
Rubble Stir, The Glue Factory, Glasgow, Scotland
Wayfinders, 135 Castlebank Street, Glasgow, Scotland
White Columns 2010 Benefit Exhibition & Auction, White Columns, New York, NY

2009
Sundown, Office Baroque, Antwerp, Belgium

2007
Laying Bricks, Wallspace Gallery, New York, NY
The Saw Show, Finneston Saw Doctors, Glasgow, Scotland

2006 
All That Is Solid Melts into Air, FRAC des Pays de la Loire, Carquefou, France

2004
Transmission, Kunstverein Graz, Austria
Gertcha!, flat show, Glasgow, Scotland
The Birthday Party, Collective Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland
Tonight, Studio Voltaire, London, UK

2003
Wight Biennale, University of California, Los Angeles, CA
Contemporary Abstraction, Glasgow Print Studio, Glasgow, Scotland
Plunder: Culture as Material, DCA, Dundee, Scotland
Primary Colours, City Gallery, Leicester, UK

2002
Roma Roma Roma, Rome, Italy
Air Guitar, Milton Keynes Gallery, Buckinghamshire, UK
Half the World Away, Hallwalls CAC, Buffalo, NY
Happy Outsiders, Zacheta Gallery, Warsaw, Poland

2001
Vilma Gold, London, UK
Circles °4, ZKM Museum for Contemporary Art, Karlsruhe, Germany
Here and Now, DCA & Generator Projects, Dundee, Scotland
Noir, Transmission, Glasgow, Scotland
October, St. Vincent Street, Glasgow, Scotland
Songs of Love and Hate, Galerie Weiland, Berlin, Germany

2000
Country Casual, B16, Birmingham, UK
Deep in This Custard, Changing Room, Stirling, UK
Modell; modell, NAK, Aachen, Germany
Tonight, The Modern Institute/Toby Webster Ltd, Glasgow, Scotland

1999
Vienna Art Fair, Transmission Gallery, Glasgow, Scotland
BSOH, The Bond Gallery, Birmingham, UK
Citizen 2000, Collective Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland
Museum Magogo, Glasgow Project Room, Glasgow, Scotland
Networking, P-House, Tokyo, Japan
What it is, what ain’t ain’t nothing, Fly, Glasgow, Scotland

1998
Browsing, The Changing Room, Stirling, UK
Lapland@, The British Council, Edinburgh, Scotland
Text Aviary, White Room, Glasgow, Scotland
The Bible of Networking, Sali Gia, London, UK
The Janus Programme, Transmission, Glasgow, Scotland

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Catalogues

2016
Michael Wilkinson. In Reverse. Glasgow: The Modern Institute; Milan: Mousse Publishing, 2016. 

2011
Michael Wilkinson: 1979. London: Black Dog Publishing, 2011.

2009
Michael Wilkinson: Lions After Slumber. Glasgow: The Modern Institute/Toby Webster Ltd, 2009.

2003
The 2003 Wight Biennial Catalogue. Los Angeles: University of California, 2003.

2002
Air Guitar: Reconsidering Rock Music. Buckinghamshire, UK: Milton Keynes Gallery, 2002.
Happy Outsiders from London and Scotland. Warsaw: Zacheta Panstowowa Galeria Sztuki, 2002.

2001
Here and now: Scottish Art 1990 – 2001. Scotland: Dundee Contemporary Arts, 2001.
October. Glasgow: St. Vincent St., 2001.

 

Articles and Reviews

2014
Holte, Michael Ned. "The Urgency of History Painting (On Michael Wilkinson)." Rabble (September 2014).

2013
Gaskin, Sam. "Michael Wilkinson Reflects on Repression, the Boston Bombings, and Pink Floyd in China." Blouinartinfo.com, April 19, 2013.
Wheeler, Tara. ‘Exhibition in Shanghai.’ Glass, October 4, 2013.

2012
Wagley, Catherine. "Five Artsy Things to Do This Week, Including the LACMA Rock's Debut,” LAWeekly.com, June 20, 2012.
Mizota, Sharon. "Review: Punk Impulse Propels Michael Wilkinson at Blum & Poe." Los Angeles Times, June 14, 2012. 

2010
Fisher, Mark. “Militant Tendencies Feed Music,” New Statesman, March 29, 2010.

2007
Coburn, Tyler. “Build It High: Laying Bricks.” Art Review, no. 13 (July-August 2007): 28.
Smith, Roberta. “In These Shows, the Material is the Message,” New York Times, August 10, 2007.

2006
Holte, Michael Ned. “Micheal Wilkinson.” Artforum 44, no. 5 (January 2006): 230.

2005
Jeffery, Moira. “It’s Truly an Education,” Herald, January 7, 2005.
Reynaud Dewar, Lili. “So What.” 02, no. 33 (2005).

2004
Bagner, Alex. “A Chimp off the Old Block.” Wallpaper (May 2004).                             

2003
Dallas, Sorcha. “Contemporary Abstraction,” List, July 31, 2003.

2002
Reynaud Dewar, Lili. “The Modern Institute: quand la logique est bonne.” 02, no. 22 (2002): 12-13.

2001
Calcutt, John. “Michael Wilkinson, Janice McNab, Peter McGoldrick,” Scotland on Sunday, January 28, 2001.
Harald, Fricke. “Songs of Love and Hate.” Artforum 40, no. 2 (October 2001): 168.
Monhagen, Helen. “Peter McGoldrick, Michael Wilkinson and Janice McNab,” List, February 2001.
Tufnell, Rob. “Michael Wilkinson.” Frieze, no. 58 (April 2001): 103-104.

2000
Jeffery, Moira. “Deep in this Custard,” List, March 2000.
Kane, Chris. “How I Took on the Art Bullies,” Stirling Observer, February 23, 2000.                                        

 

Gaskin, Sam. "Michael Wilkinson Reflects on Repression, the Boston Bombings, and Pink Floyd in China." Blouinartinfo.com, April 19, 2013.
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Mizota, Sharon. "Review: Punk Impulse Propels Michael Wilkinson at Blum & Poe." Los Angeles Times, June 14, 2012.
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