'The Gatekeepers' by Jonathan Baldock, with Florence Peake, and Chlöe Herington takes place at Tramway, Glasgow, UK
6 October 2019To mark the closing of Baldock's exhibition Facecrime, Tramway presents The Gatekeepers. This new performance commission developed with Florence Peake, and Chlöe Herington will take place within the exhibition as part of Dance International Glasgow.
Jonathan Baldock joins Stephen Friedman Gallery
8 August 2019Jonathan Baldock works across multiple platforms including sculpture, installation and performance. The artist's work is saturated with humour and wit, as well as an uncanny, macabre quality that channels his longstanding interest in folklore and primitive art. With work often taking on a biographical form, Baldock addresses the trauma, stress, sensuality, mortality and spirituality around our relationship to the body and the space it inhabits.
Jonathan Baldock: 'Facecrime' tours from Camden Arts Centre, London, to Tramway, Glasgow, Scotland, UK
12 April 2019Facecrime is a solo exhibition by British artist Jonathan Baldock touring from Camden Arts Centre, London to Tramway, Glasgow. The exhibition is an installation of new work conceived during Baldock's Freelands Lomax Ceramics Fellowship at Camden Arts Centre (2017-18).
Jonathan Baldock features in 'Fault Lines' at Freelands Foundation, London, UK
14 March 2019Fault Lines is a group exhibition featuring Jonathan Baldock, curated by Edward Ball, Freelands Artist Programme Curator. The exhibition brings together four UK-based artists working in sculpture including Jonathan Baldock, Alice Channer, Angela de la Cruz and Holly Hendry. Selecting artists born over four consecutive decades, Ball traces an evolving fascination with themes of instability in contemporary art.
Jonathan Baldock is included in ‘Hyper Mesh’ at Assembly Point, London, UK
18 January 2019Hyper Mesh is a group exhibition curated by Alice Bonnot that brings together new work by eight international artists including Jonathan Baldock, Pauline Bastard, fleuryfontaine, Holly Hendry, Jessie Makinson, Morgan Wills and Fani Parali. Comprised of painting, sculpture, moving image, and performance, the exhibition explores contemporary notions of identity and how individual identities are constructed and continually re-imagined.
Jonathan Baldock is included in ‘Objects Like Us’ at The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Connecticut, USA
20 May 2018Objects Like Us is a group exhibition at The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Connecticut. Featuring nearly seventy tabletop art objects by more than fifty artists, the exhibition explores experiences of small scale objects that embody a human condition or attribute. Spanning nearly sixty years, the objects on display include site-specific floor installations and works created specifically for the exhibition.
Jonathan Baldock, 'Figures in a Landscape' at Gemäldegalerie, Berlin, Germany
30 March 2018Figures in a Landscape is an interdisciplinary exhibition at Gemäldegalerie, Berlin. A dialogue between visual art and dance, European and Chinese culture, the exhibition is a meditation on the possibilities of living and moving painting and sculpture.
Jonathan Baldock: 'THERE’S NO PLACE LIKE HOME’ at Southwark Park Galleries, London, UK
15 June 2017Taking its title from the 1939 musical The Wizard of Oz, THERE'S NO PLACE LIKE HOME is Jonathan Baldock's largest solo show to date. The exhibition features newly commissioned and previously unseen works including monumental sculptures, live interventions and an extensive installation at Dilston Grove.
Jonathan Baldock's commission 'My biggest fear is that someone will crawl into it' goes on display at SPACE, London, UK
7 April 2017Jonathan Baldock's commission for SPACE, My biggest fear is that someone will crawl into it, transforms the building's façade into a grotesque face. Combining the formality of the gallery with the intimacy of the bedroom, the exhibition comments on the discomfort of exposing the private whilst recognising the unexceptional and universal nature of personal experience.
Jonathan Baldock presents 'Toilers of the Sea' as part of 'Offshore: artists explore the sea' at Hull Maritime Museum, Hull, UK
1 April 2017Offshore: artists explore the sea is a group exhibition curated by Invisible Dust and takes place across Ferens Art Gallery and Hull Maritime Museum. The exhibition explores how the sea has shaped our culture, our imaginations and our physical existence, touching on subjects from mythical sea monsters, superstitions, trade, travel and mapping.
Jonathan Baldock and Emma Hart: 'Love Life' tours the UK at PEER London; Grundy Art Gallery, Blackpool and De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill-On-Sea
9 November 2016Jonathan Baldock and Emma Hart: Love Life is a two-person exhibition touring to PEER London; Grundy Art Gallery, Blackpool and De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill-On-Sea. For this exhibition, Baldock and Hart have radically re-imagined the traditional seaside show Punch and Judy. Transforming the puppet booth living quarters of the puppet duo, they create an oversized, warped and darkly humorous place with the subtle yet ever-present threat of violence. The show evolves over three acts at the three galleries over a year.