DAVID SHRIGLEY IN DRAF CURATORS' SERIES EDITION #8

5 June 2015
David Shrigley is included in 'All Of Us Have A Sense Of Rhythm', the eighth edition of the DRAF Curators' Series. The guest curator is Christine Eyene who for this edition presents original research into rhythmic sources in performative, material and immaterial productions within African traditional and contempora...

DAVID SHRIGLEY IN GROUP EXHIBITION ‘DRAWING NOW: 2015’ AT THE ALBERTINA IN VIENNA

29 May 2015
David Shrigley has work included in the group exhibition Drawing Now: 2015 at the Albertina in Vienna. Forty years after Drawing Now, the legendary exhibition mounted jointly with the MoMA in New York, 2015 will see the Albertina once again attempt to take stock of what drawing me...

DAVID SHRIGLEY IN THE FILM SECTOR AT ART BASEL MIAMI BEACH

3 December 2014
Two film works by David Shrigley will be included in the Short Film Program at this year's Art Basel Miami Beach. Selected by David Gryn, Director of Artprojx, London, the Film sector includes over 80 works by some of today's most exciting artists from Latin America, the United States, Europe, Asia and ...

DAVID SHRIGLEY IN MAJOR SURVEY EXHIBITION AT NATIONAL GALLERY OF VICTORIA, AUSTRALIA

14 November 2014
National Gallery of Victoria presents 'David Shrigley: Life and Life Drawing', the first major survey exhibition in Australia for the internationally renowned Glasgow-based artist. Consisting of new and recent work the exhibition encompasses drawings, paintings, sculpture, ani...

DAVID SHRIGLEY AT SKETCH LONDON

6 June 2014
Stephen Friedman Gallery is proud to announce that Fourth Plinth Commission winner David Shrigley is set to transform the Gallery at sketch as part of a long-term programme of artist-conceived restaurants at the iconic London venue. Opening for lunch, afternoon tea and dinner on 6 June 2014, the project follows the success of artist ...

DAVID SHRIGLEY SOLO EXHIBITION AT PINAKOTHEK DER MODERNE, MUNICH

11 April 2014
The exhibition at the Pinakothek der Moderne is David Shrigley's first major solo show in a German museum.

Some 130 works on paper in a variety of techniques and formats clearly illustrate the spectrum covered by his drawings. Many of the works exhibited have been created especially for this exhibit...

DAVID SHRIGLEY IS THE WINNER OF THE 2016 COMMISSION FOR THE FOURTH PLINTH

7 February 2014

Stephen Friedman Gallery is delighted to announce that David Shrigley is the winner of the 2016 commission for the Fourth Plinth. His bronze sculpture ‘Really Good' will follow the current and next commission, being unveiled in Trafalgar Square, London, in July 2016.

Since 1999, the Fourt...

DAVID SHRIGLEY IN BRITISH COUNCIL COLLECTION TOUR ACROSS JAPAN

18 January 2014
David Shrigley is included in a British Council Collection tour of Japan. 'Private Utopia: Contemporary Art from the British Council Collection' explores more than 115 artworks by approximately 30 British artists who came into prominence from the 1990s onwards, including emerging artists of the pres...

DAVID SHRIGLEY SHORTLISTED FOR THE FOURTH PLINTH COMMISSION

6 January 2014
Over the past seven years the Fourth Plinth in the northwest corner of Trafalgar Square has become home to some of the world's most innovative artworks. This year, David Shrigley is one of the six artists included on the shortlist for the Fourth Plinth commission 2015/2016.

Two artists from the shortlist...

DAVID SHRIGLEY NOMINATED FOR THE 2013 TURNER PRIZE

2 December 2013
Gallery artist David Shrigley has been nominated for the 2013 Turner Prize. Born in 1968, Shrigley is nominated for his mid-career retrospective, 'Brain Activity', held at the Hayward Gallery, London in early 2012

The Turner Prize is a contemporary art award that was set up in 1984 to celebrate new developments...

DAVID SHRIGLEY ANIMATIONS IN GROUP EXHIBITION AT KUNSTHALLE ZU KIEL, KIEL, GERMANY

27 September 2013
Gallery artist and Turner Prize nominee David Shrigley has two animated videos on display at Old School, a group exhibition at Kunsthalle zu Kiel in Kiel, Germany.

Old School looks at how art, as well as other areas of life, is returning to old techniques and technologies as we...

DAVID SHRIGLEY'S IN GROUP EXHIBITION 'THE HOPE OF WRECKS'

13 September 2013
David Shrigley's early photographs will featute in a group exhibition at the Museum of St Albans & The Art and Design Gallery, The University of Hertfordshire. Curated by Andrew Marsh and Simon Hollington, the exhibition 'The Hope of Wrecks' is a play on the title of the seminal Germanic romantic paint...

DAVID SHRIGLEY TAKES PART IN CONTOUR 2013 - THE 6TH BIENNIAL OF MOVING IMAGE, BELGIUM

24 August 2013
Contour presents artists working with film, video and installation in special locations in the city of Mechelen, Belgium.

Contour 2013, the 6th Biennial of Moving Image, bears the mark of the Danish curator Jacob Fabricius. Under the title ‘Leisure, Discipline and Punishment', ...

DAVID SHRIGLEY IN GROUP SHOW 'LIGHTNESS OF BEING' AT CITY HALL PARK, NEW YORK

25 July 2013
Twelve sculptures by twelve different artists, including gallery artist David Shrigley, will be on display at City Hall Park this summer in a show called 'The Lightness of Being'.

An approach to artmaking that combines visual wit and material sensibility is central to the whimsical spiri...

DAVID SHRIGLEY IN GROUP EXHIBITION 'THE CAT SHOW' AT WHITE COLUMNS, NEW YORK

14 June 2013
Gallery artist David Shrigley features work at a group exhibition 'The Cat Show' at White Columns, New York. The exhibition celebrates cats of all shapes, sizes and subjectivities with work by over 50 artists.

The exhibition was conceived and organised by writer Rhonda Lieberman. The cent...

DAVID SHRIGLEY ANIMATIONS IN GROUP SHOW AT THE PUBLIC, WEST BROMWICH

15 May 2013
2013 Turner Prize nominee, David Shrigley, is perhaps best known for his humorous drawings and hand written texts that make witty and wry observations on the human condition. Shrigley is also an accomplished animator and three of his animations are included in the group exhibition Ordinary / Extra...

BUBBLESPLATZ: DAVID SHRIGLEY MAKES SHRINE TO MICHAEL JACKSON’S MONKEY IN MUNICH

16 April 2013
As part of Elmgreen & Dragset's public art project 'A Space Called Public / Hoffentlich Öffentlich,' gallery artist David Shrigley has created a monument to Michael Jackson's former pet-chimp, Bubbles.

Most widely known for his naïve, cartoon-like drawings, Shrigley has taken over P...

DAVID SHRIGLEY IN GROUP EXHIBITION AT MUSEUM SCHLOSS MOYLAND, GERMANY

17 February 2013
Gallery artist David Shrigley and four other artists are exhibiting in 'SUPER Visions - Drawing and Being' an exhibition at Museum Schloss Moyland, Germany. The show focuses on drawing as a practice central to those artists involved.

To these artists, drawings means giving free reign to thei...

DAVID SHRIGLEY IN 'THE ROVING EYE: AURA AND THE CONTEMPORARY PORTRAIT' AT OAKLAND UNIVERSITY ART GALLERY, MICHIGAN, USA

12 January 2013
This exhibition, featuring gallery artist David Shrigley, explores the work of international contemporary artists fixated with portraiture. It considers: the sitter, the artist and, you, the viewer. It proposes to facilitate a fresh look at ...

DAVID SHRIGLEY IN 'HOMELANDS', A BRITISH COUNCIL TOURING EXHIBITION IN INDIA

1 January 2013
One of the year's most anticipated exhibitions opens in 4 cities across India in 2013, ‘Homelands' includes works by twenty-eight of the world's leading contemporary artists from the renowned British Council Collection, including gallery artist David Shrigley.

The other participating ar...

DAVID SHRIGLEY IN 'MORAL HOLIDAY' AT NORTHERN GALLERY FOR CONTEMPORARY ART, SUNDERLAND

26 October 2012
'Moral Holiday' presents the work of two generations of artists who have created works largely in lens-based media from still photographs to film or video. All stage what might be called 'thought experiments' that query the existing moral order, and dramatise ethical quandari...

DAVID SHRIGLEY SOLO EXHIBITION AT BRADFORD 1 GALLERY

19 October 2012
An exhibition of drawings, and a series of monoprints previously unseen in a public gallery, by the artist David Shrigley.

Described by one writer as an ‘artistic comedy mind at odds with the machinations of accepted convention' David Shrigley is known for his instantly recognisable crude drawing style and hi...

DAVID SHRIGLEY 'HOW ARE YOU FEELING' AT THE CORNERHOUSE, MANCHESTER

6 October 2012
The Cornerhouse is presenting a major exhibition of new and recent work by acclaimed artist David Shrigley.

HOW ARE YOU FEELING? features a range of drawings, paintings, sculpture and never-seen-before live performance. Taking you on a skewed, cathartic journey through the clever, amusing and ra...

DAVID SHRIGLEY INSIDE RON ARAD'S '720 DEGREES' AT THE ISRAEL MUSEUM

16 August 2012
Films by gallery artist David Shrigley will be shown in '720 Degrees', the stunning and much-talked about installation by designer, artist, and architect Ron Arad, installed for three weeks in the Israel Museum‘s Art Garden, side-by-side with works by Pablo Picasso, Henry Moore, and Micha Ullman...

DAVID SHRIGLEY IN 'DOUG FISHBONE AND FRIENDS ADVENTURELAND GOLF' AT GRUNDY ART GALLERY, BLACKPOOL

11 August 2012
What better place for a crazy golf course than the seaside? In this year of record breaking rainfall, what better place to play than indoors? And in this year of great British sport, when better to play!

Grundy Art Gallery has teamed up with London-based American ar...

DAVID SHRIGLEY IN 'WHAT ARE YOU LIKE?' AT THE HOLBURNE MUSEUM, BATH

21 July 2012
Based on a Victorian parlour game, the exhibition invited 45 people in the public eye to create a self-revealing artwork by illustrating 8 of their favourite things from a list of 12: their favourite animal, book, item of clothing, comfort, food, pastime, place, possession, music, shoes, weather o...

DAVID SHRIGLEY SOLO EXHIBITION AT MUMBAI ART ROOM

13 July 2012
David Shrigley is known for the sardonic humour he brings to his drawings, animations and sculptures. In the debut display of his work in India, the Mumbai Art Room presents 15 drawings on loan from Stephen Friedman Gallery.

The Mumbai Art Room is registered public charitable trust that exhibits contemporary art, d...

DAVID SHRIGLEY 'BRAIN ACTIVITY' TOURING TO YERBA BUENA CENTER FOR THE ARTS, SAN FRANCISCO

22 June 2012
After its very successful run at the Hayward Gallery in London, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco is the U.S. venue presenting 'David Shrigley: Brain Activity'.

The eclectic show opens at YBCA on Friday 22 June 2012 and runs until Saturday 23 September 2012. Th...

DAVID SHRIGLEY SUPPORTING CHRISTIAN AID WEEK WITH HIS WELLIES

14 May 2012
David Shrigley, Jessie J, Tali Lennox and Alan Titchmarsh  are among a host of famous names who have used their creative talents to support this year's Christian Aid Week. Over 15 stars have customised gardening tools, which will be displayed in a Soho pop-up shop from 14 - 19 May and auctioned at www.eb...

DAVID SHRIGLEY IN 'A PARLIAMENT OF LINES' AT EDINBURGH CITY ART CENTRE

5 May 2012
Gallery artist David Shrigley will be exhibiting in 'A Parliament of Lines' at Edinburgh City Arts Centre as one of fifteen contemporary Scottish artists (or those who have been through the Scottish education system), most working at an international level, and all of whom use drawing as an impor...

DAVID SHRIGLEY 'BRAIN ACTIVITY' AT THE HAYWARD GALLERY

1 February 2012
British artist David Shrigley is best known for his humourous drawings that make witty and wry observations on everyday life.

Trained as a fine artist, his deliberately crude graphic style gives his work an immediate and accessible appeal, while simultaneously offering insightful commentary on the absurditi...

DAVID SHRIGLEY 'SORT-OF' OPERA 'PASS THE SPOON' AT THE TRAMWAY, GLASGOW

17 November 2011
The Tramway, Glasgow is holding the world premiere of a spectacular new performance from the minds of hugely popular visual artist David Shrigley, award-winning composer David Fennessy and acclaimed director Nicholas Bone, featuring a live music played by the Red Note Ensemble.

Pass the Sp...

DAVID SHRIGLEY AT TURKU ART MUSEUM

10 June 2011
Animate exhibition series at Turku Art Museum presents animations by the British artist David Shrigley. Opening on Thursday, 9 June 2011, from 6-8 pm. The artist will be present.

In Laundry (2006, 2:44 min) a man takes a horse to a laundry and turns on the washer - with the horse inside! The march music in New Friends (2006, 1:20 ...

DAVID SHRIGLEY AT M - MUSEUM LEUVEN

17 December 2010
"I am not very good at drawing women, so I end up drawing a lot of deformed men."

David Shrigley (1968, England) lives and works in Glasgow. He has been exhibiting his work across the world since his graduation from the Glasgow School of Art in 1991. He publishes his drawings in both postcard books and major art publications....

DAVID SHRIGLEY TATTOOS

19 October 2010
As part of David Shrigley's specially commissioned solo project at Frieze Art Fair, the artist tattooed willing visitors to the gallery's stand.  To view footage of the event, please click here

There are also a selection of images of the bespoke tattoos and their owners, in the gallery section.

DAVID SHRIGLEY AT FRIEZE ART FAIR

14 October 2010
Stephen Friedman Gallery is delighted to announce its Frieze 2010 presentation: a solo exhibition of work by acclaimed British artist David Shrigley.

Shrigley's iconic aesthetic is recognised on a global scale. His humorous line and text drawings, for which he is most widely known, are at once both celebratory and derisive, see...