Biographie / Biography

1961
geboren in Bangor, Wales

lebt und arbeitet in Berlin

Einzelausstellungen (Auswahl) / Selected Solo Exhibitions

2017
Il fait beau aujourd'hui, Barbara Gross Galerie, Munich, Germany
2016
Singing for the Sea , AtlasArts, Portree, Isle of Skye, Great Britain

If I were a frog I´d live in a fountain, Galerie Tschudi, Zuoz, Switzerland

Culture, Language & Thought, Kolumba, Kunstmuseum des Erzbistums, Cologne, Germany
2015
Forest, Staatliche Kunsthalle, Karlsruhe, Germany

Zone, Maison d´Art Bernard Anthonioz, Nogent-sur-Marne, France
2014
Reading Duchamp - Research Notes, Kunstmuseum Bern, Switzerland

Bethan Huws, Vistamare Galleria, Pescara, Italy
2013
The Lange-Glass, Kunsthaus Zug, Switzerland

Singing for the Sea, Abbot Hall Art Gallery, Kendall, Great Britain

Bethan Huws, Galerie Tschudi, Zuoz, Switzerland
2011
Reading Duchamp, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, Germany

Films, Bawag Contemporary-Bawag Foundation, Vienna, Austria

Films & ready-mades, Fond régional d´art contemporain du Limousin, Limoges, France

Black & White Animals, Centre international d´art et du paysage, ile de Vassivière, France

Bildboard for Edinburgh Project, Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland, Great Britain

Caplegwyn, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London, Great Britain
2010
Zeichnungen - Drawings, Graphische Sammlung, Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany

Il est comme un saint dans sa niche: Il ne bouge pas, Kestnergesellschaft, Hannover, Germany

Singing for the Sea, Tate Britain, London, Great Britain
2009
New Works for Margate Seafront & King´s Wood, Challock, Turner Contemporary, Margate and Stour, Valley Arts, Challock, Great Britain

Fountain, Serralves, Museum of Contemporary Art, Porto, Portugal

Galerie Tschudi, Zuoz, Switzerland

Kabinett für Moderne Kunst, Bremerhaven, Germany

daadgalerie, Berlin, Germany

Watercolours, Cabinet/Kunstmuseum Bern, Bern, Switzerland
2008
University Gallery, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, USA

Galerie Yvon Lambert, Paris, France
2007
Kunstmuseum St. Gallen, St. Gallen, Switzerland

Galerie Stadtpark, Krems, Austria

Curious not nosey, Dommuseum, Salzburg, Austria
2006
B.A.C.A. 2006, Bonnefantenmuseum, Maastricht, The Netherlands

Filme, Institute für Kunst und Medien der HGK, Zürich, Switzerland

Galerie Friedrich, Basel, Switzerland

The Chocolate Bar, Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff, Wales
2004
ION ON & Singing for the Sea, Tate Modern, London, Great Britain
2003
Foyer, Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf, Germany

ION ON, Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff, Wales

Galerie Friedrich, Basel, Switzerland

Word vitrines, K21 Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Düsseldorf, Germany
2001
On What?, Henry Moore Institute, Leeds, Great Britain
2000
Galerie Friedrich, Bern, Switzerland

Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus, München, Germany
1999
Oakville Galleries, Oakville, Ontario, Canada
1998
Watercolours, Kaiser Wilhelm Museum, Krefeld, Germany; Kunstmuseum Bern, Switzerland; Oriel Mostyn Art Gallery, LIandudno, Wales

Oriel Mostyn Art Gallery, LIandudno, Wales
1997
Galerie Friedrich, Bern, Switzerland
1993
Museum Haus Esters, Krefeld, Germany

A Work for the North Sea, Alnwick; organised by Artangel, Great Britain
1991
The Institute of Contemporary Arts, London; Great Britain
1990
Kunsthalle Bern, Bern, Switzerland
1989
Riverside Studios, London, Great Britain

Gruppenausstellungen (Auswahl) / Selected Group Exhibitions

2017
Art and Alphabet, Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg, Germany

Pure Nature, Museum Kunst der Westküste, Alkersum, Germany
2016
To Bee Or Not 2 B, PUNKT-Galleri F 15, Moss, Norway

Prière de toucher - Der Tastsinn der Kunst, Museum Tinguely, Basel, Switzerland

Climate Changes Everything 2, Kunst Haus Wien, Vienna, Austria

No One Belongs here More Than You, Despacio, San José, Costa Rica

The astonishing reality of things, Barbara Gross Galerie, München, Germany

Everybody has a plan until they get punched in the face, Showroom Glampe, Berlin, Germany

The exhibition of a film #2, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France

On the subject of the readymade or to use a rembrandt as an ironing board, work from the Daimler Art Collection selected by Bethan Huws, Daimler Art Collection, Berlin, Germany

Me in no-time state - On the individual, Kolumba, Museum des Erzbistums Köln, Köln, Germany

Orizzonti, Vistamare-Benedetta Spalletti Galerie, Pescara, Italy

Do you get what you see?, Greider Contemporary Art, Zürich, Switzerland

Der Duchampeffekt. Readymade. Werke aus der Daimler Art Collection, Kunsthalle Göppingen, Germany

Point de vue, Oeuvres de la collection du Frac Bretagne, Galerie Pictura-Pont des Arts, Cesson-Sévigné, France
2015
30 Years, Galerie Tschudi, Zuoz, Switzerland

Es werde Licht..., Kunstmuseum St. Gallen, St. Gallen, Switzerland

more Konzeption - Conception now, Museum Morsbroich, Leverkusen, Germany
2014
Playing by Heart, Kolumba, Kunstmuseum des Erzbistums, Köln, Germany

Mean What You See, Daniel Marzona Galerie, Berlin, Germany

Zone, ArtUnlited, ArtBasel, Switzerland

Der Kubist Marcel Duchamps mag nicht malen, Thomas Schulte Galerie, Berlin, Germany

Van Gogh Live!, Fondation Vincent Van Gogh, Arles, France

Propaganda für die Wirklichkeit, Museum Morsbroich, Leverkusen, Germany

W-A-R, Mostyn Gallery, LIandudno, Wales, Great Britain
2013
KölnSkulptur #7, Stiftung Skulpturenpark, Köln, Germany

Histoires et géometries, acquisitions récentes, FRAC Bretagne, Rennes, France

Rhythm in it. On Rhythm in Contemporary Art, Aargauer Kunsthaus, Switzerland

PLAY - The Frivolous and the Serious, Me Collectors Room - Stiftung Olbricht, Berlin

Cleaning Up, Johannes Vogt Gallery, New York, USA

Virtuosity, A concert of visual artists, Kammermusiksaal Berliner Philharmonie, Berlin, Germany
2012
Invisible, Hayward Gallery, London, Great Britain

Immaterial Sculpture, Bel Etage Projects, L40, Berlin, Germany

Simultant, Centre Européen d´Actions Artistiques Contemporaines, Strasbourg, France

KonterFrei - zum Porträt heute, General Public, Berlin, Germany

Who´s afraid of red, yellow and red?, La Maison Rouge, Paris, France

An Exhibition to Hear Read, ICA Philadelphia, USA

The Poster Show, Galerie Carlier Gebauer, Berlin, Germany

Au loin une ile, Fondation d´entreprise Richard, Paris, France

Don´t Smile. Vom Humor der Kunst, Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein, Vaduz, Liechtenstein

Kabinettstücke, Weserburg Museum für Moderne Kunst, Bremen, Germany

Zuoz 10th Anniversary, Galerie Tschudi, Zuoz, Switzerland

Compass, Beacon Art Project, Lincolnshire, Great Britain

A House of Leaves - First Movement, David Roberts Art Foundation, London, Great Britain

Agency of Unrealized Projects, DAAD Galerie, Berlin, Germany

From the Age of the Poets, Aanant & Zoo, Berlin, Germany

Fountain, ArtFilm, Art43 Basel, Basel, Switzerland

Problem Play, Leo Koenig Gallery, New York, USA
2011
A Collection With Stature, Heinz und Marianne Ebers Stiftung, Kunstmuseen Krefeld - Museum Haus Lange, Krefeld, Germany

Back to the Future, Kunstverein St. Gallen, Kunstmuseum St. Gallen, Switzerland

20 Jahre Gegenwart, Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Spiele im Park, Villa Schöningen, Potsdam, Germany

Studies for an Exhibition, The David Roberts Art Foundation, London, Great Britain

Bob and Breakfast - Robert Filiou et ses invités, Galerie Nelson-Freeman, Paris, France

Sublimation, Oakville Galleries, Oakville, Canada

Noli me Tangere, Vanmoerkerke Collection, Oostende, Belgium

A Text is a Thing, Galleria Vistamare - Benedetta Spalletti, Pescara, Italy

Incongru. Quand l´art fait rire, Museum of Fine Arts, Lausanne, Switzerland

Kunst und Philosophie, Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, Berlin, Germany

Watercolour, Tate Britain, London, Great Britain
2010
Sphères 3, Le Moulin - Galleria Continua, Boissy-le-Chatel, France

Die Natur ruft!, daadgalerie, Berlin, Germany

More Pricks than Kicks, David Roberts Art Foundation, London, England

Facade, Artists´Film Festival, Plovdiv, Bulgaria

Concrètement, Galerie Hervé Bize, Nancy, France

25 Jahre Galerie Tschudi, Galerie Tschudi, Zuoz, Switzerland

Qué hace alguien como tú en un stio como éste?, Centro de Arte La Regenta, Las Palmas de Canarias, Spain

Next Generation, Kunstverein St. Gallen, Switzerland

Louise Lawler, Allan McCollum, Bethan Huws, Galerie Isabella Czarnowska, Berlin, Germany

Täuschend echt. Illusion und Wirklichkeit in der Kunst, Bucerius Kunst Forum, Hamburg, Germany
2009
Vides-Voids, Centre Pompidou, Musée national d´Art moderne, Paris, France; Kunsthalle Bern, Switzerland

The Making Of Art, Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Epèces d´espaces, Yvon Lambert, New York, USA

Young Ladies, Old Chaps and Some Thai Friends, Galleria SpazioA, Pistoia, Italy

elles@centrepompidou, Centre Pompidou, Musée national d´art moderne, Paris, France
2008
ArteBregaglia, Bergell, Switzerland

Piss off I´m a Fountain, The Hayward Gallery, London, Great Britain

The Seventh Shanghai Biennale 2008, Shanghai, China
2007
Learn to Read, Tate Modern, London, Great Britain

Tina_b, Festival of Contemporary Arts, Prague, Poland

Regards croisés sur les paysages, Parc naturel regional du Vercors & La Halle, Pont en Royans, Project coordinated by Art3, Valence, France

New Acquisitions - Contemporary British Art, Tate Britain, London, Great Britain

Marta falls silent, Martha Herford Museum, Herford, Germany
2006
Mental-Image, Kunstmuseum St. Gallen, Switzerland
2005
A Brief History of Invisible Art, CCA Wattis Institute, San Francisco, USA

Over & Over, Again & Again, Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius, Lithuania

Art made of Chocolate, Museum Ludwig, Köln, Germany
2004
Hauptwerke der Sammlung, Kolumba, Kunstmuseum des Erzbistums, Köln, Germany

Spread in Prato 2004, Dryphoto arte contemporanea, Prato, Italy
2003
ION ON, Wales at the Venice Biennale, Italy
2002
The Museum, the Collection, the Director and his Loves, Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt am Main

STARTKAPITAL, K 21 Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Düsseldorf, Germany

Basics, Kunsthalle Bern, Switzerland
2001
Sammlung Thomas Olbricht, Neues Museum Weserberg, Bremen, Germany
2000
Watercolours, The Henry Moore Institute, Leeds, Great Britain

Drehmomente, Sammlung Hauser und Wirth, St. Gallen, Switzerland

Mixing Memory and Desire, Kunstmuseum Luzern, Switzerland
1999
Am Horizont, Kaiser Wilhelm Museum, Krefeld, Germany

Forget about the ball and keep playing, Kunsthalle Nürnberg, Germany
1998
Wahlverwandtschaften, Art&Appenzell, Appenzell, Switzerland

Voice Over, National touring exhibition from the Hayward Gallery, London, Great Britain
1997
At the Threshold of the Visible: Minuscule and Small Scale Art, 1964-1996, touring exhibition organised by Independent Curators International, New York, USA

Pictura Britannica, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia

Skulptur. Projekte in Münster 1997, Westfalisches Landesmuseum, Münster, Germany

Niemandsland, Museum Haus Lange/Haus Esters, Krekeld, Germany
1996
Life/Live, ARC – Musée d’art moderne de la ville de Paris, France

Private View, The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle, Great Britain
1995
Isomnie, Domaine de Kerguehennec, Locimé, France
1994
Welt-Moral, Kunsthalle Basel, Basel, Switzerland
1993
On taking a normal situation..., Antwerp 93, Museum Van Hedendaagse Kunst, Antwerpen, Belgium
1992
Gemischtes Doppel, Wiener Secession, Vienna, Austria
1990
The British Art Show, a touring exhibition organised by The South Bank Centre, London, Great Britain

Sammlungen (Auswahl) / Collections (Selection)

Heinz und Marianne Ebers-Stitfung, Krefeld, Germany
Stiftung Olbricht, Berlin, Germany
Kolumba, Kunstmuseum des Erzbistums, Cologne, Germany
Art Gallery, New South Wales, Australia
Bonnefantenmuseum, Maastricht, The Netherland
Walther A. Bechtler Stiftung, Switzerland
Kunstverein St. Gallen, Kunstmuseum, St. Gallen, Switzerland
Kunstmuseum, Bern, Switzerland
Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt/Main, Germany
Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany
David Roberts Art Foundation, London, Great Britain
National Museums and Galleries of Wales, Cardiff, Great Britain
Henry Moore Institute, Leeds, Great Britain
Museu de Arte Contemporânea de Serralves, Porto, Portugal
Centre Georges Pompidou, Musée national d’art moderne, Paris, France
Kunstmuseen Krefeld, Germany
FRAC Bretagne, Rennes, France
Tate Collection, London, Great Britain
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