Julian OPIE

Julian  OPIE

Hijiri with umbrella 2005

Julian Opie è nato nel 1958 a Londra e si è laureato nel 1983 alla Goldsmiths School of Art, dove ha avuto come insegnante Michael Craig-Martin. Vive e lavora a Londra.

Opie ha esposto ampiamente nel Regno Unito e a livello internazionale, con importanti mostre nei musei tra cui Kunstverein di Colonia; Hayward Gallery e ICA di Londra; Lehnbachhaus di Monaco; K21 di Dusseldorf; MAK di Vienna; Mito Tower in Giappone; CAC di Malaga e IVAM di Valencia; MoCAK di Cracovia; Tidehalle di Helsinki e Fosun Foundation di Shanghai; Suwon IPark Museum of Art in Corea, così come la Triennale di Delhi, la Biennale di Venezia e Documenta.

È rappresentato da 12 gallerie in tutto il mondo e ha presentato molti progetti pubblici in città di tutto il mondo, in particolare nel Dentsu Building a Tokyo 2002; City Hall Park a New York 2004, Mori Building, Omotesando Hill in Giappone 2006; River Vltava a Praga 2007; Phoenix Art Museum USA 2007; Dublin City Gallery in Irlanda 2008; Seoul Square in Corea del Sud 2009; Regent's Place a Londra 2011; Calgary, Canada; The Lindo Wing, St Mary's Hospital, Londra; e più recentemente installazioni permanenti allo SMETS in Belgio, PKZ a Zurigo, Arendt e Medernach in Lussemburgo, Taipei, Taiwan e Tower 535, Causeway Bay a Hong Kong.

Le opere di Opie si trovano in molte collezioni d'arte pubbliche, tra cui Tate, British Museum, Victoria & Albert, Arts Council, British Council e National Portrait Gallery a Londra, The Museum of Modern Art a New York, ICA a Boston USA, Essl Collection a Vienna, IVAM in Spagna, The Israel Museum a Gerusalemme e Takamatsu City Museum of Art in Giappone.

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Julian Opie was born in 1958 in London and graduated in 1983 from Goldsmiths School of Art, where he was taught by Michael Craig-Martin. He lives and works in London.

Opie has exhibited widely in the UK and internationally, with major museum exhibitions including shows at Kunstverein in Cologne; Hayward Gallery and ICA in London; Lehnbachhaus in Munich; K21 in Dusseldorf; MAK in Vienna; Mito Tower in Japan; CAC in Malaga and IVAM in Valencia; MoCAK in Krakow; Tidehalle in Helsinki and Fosun Foundation in Shanghai; Suwon IPark Museum of Art in Korea, as well as the Delhi Triennial, Venice Biennial and Documenta.

He is represented by 12 galleries worldwide and has presented many public projects in cities around the world, notably in the Dentsu Building in Tokyo 2002; City Hall Park in New York 2004, Mori Building, Omotesando Hill in Japan 2006; River Vltava in Prague 2007; Phoenix Art Museum USA 2007; Dublin City Gallery in Ireland 2008; Seoul Square in South Korea 2009; Regent’s Place in London 2011; Calgary, Canada; The Lindo Wing, St Mary’s Hospital, London; and more recently permanent installations at SMETS in Belgium, PKZ in Zurich, Arendt and Medernach in Luxembourg, Taipei, Taiwan and Tower 535, Causeway Bay in Hong Kong.

Opie’s works can be found in many public art collections, including Tate, British Museum, Victoria & Albert, Arts Council, British Council and National Portrait Gallery in London, The Museum of Modern Art in New York, ICA in Boston USA, Essl Collection in Vienna, IVAM in Spain, The Israel Museum in Jerusalem and Takamatsu City Museum of Art in Japan.

[From the Artist's website]