Matthew Darbyshire

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Matthew Darbyshire is interested in the cliché images that fill our private lifes. He likes to use the everyday, to copy it and analyse the other possible meanings and interpretations that can be given to objects.

°1977 Cambridge UK

Lives and works in London.

Exhibitions :

2017Jousse Entreprise, Paris, FR (solo)
Zero Zones, Nottingham Castle, Nottingham, UK2016Passive Sensor, Herald St, London, UK (solo)
A Contemporary Collection, The Hepworth Wakefield, West Yorkshire, UK
Night in the Museum: An Exhibition from the Arts Council Collection curated by Ryan Gander, Long Side Gallery, Yorkshire Sculpture Park; Gas Hall, Birmingham; The Attenborough Centre, Leicester UK
The Science of Imaginary Solutions, Breese Little, London, UK
RECASTING, curated by Ruth Allen and James Cahill, Museum of Classical Archaeology, Cambridge, UK2015An Exhibition for Modern Living, Manchester Art Gallery, Manchester, UK (solo)
Suite, Lisa Cooley, New York, US (solo)
RA Summer Show curated section by Michael Craig Martin, Royal Academy, London, UK
Figure of Speech, National Museum, Warsaw, PL
Following Hercules: The story of classical art, Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, UK
History is Now: 7 Artists Take on Britain, Hayward Gallery, London, UK
Calisthenics, Curated by Matt Paweski, Thomas Duncan Gallery, Los Angeles, US2014Renaissance City, Stanny House, Suffolk, UK (solo)
Public Workshop, Krolikarnia National Museum, Warsaw, PL (solo)
Oak Effect, Shipley Gallery, Gateshead, UK (solo)
Bureau, Herald St, London, UK (solo)
Captcha, Jousse Entreprise, Paris, FR (solo)
Show Off, Leakateandlouise, London, UK
On the Devolution of Culture, Rob Tufnell, London, UK
Work in Public, Decad, Berlin, DE
A Sense of Things, Zabludowicz Collection, London, UK
Reclaimed - The Second Life of Sculpture, Glasgow International, UK2013Matthew Darbyshire and the W.A. Ismay Collection, Hepworth Wakefield, West Yorkshire, UK (solo)
Taro Nasu at G-Tokyo Art Fair, Tokyo, JP (solo)
Oak Effect, Bloomberg Space, London, UK (solo)
A Way of Life (in homage to Jim Ede), Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge, UK (solo)
The Soft Shape Room, Frac Nord pas de Calais, Dunkerque, FR (solo)
Call of the Mall, sculpture commission, Hoog Catharijne, Utrecht, NL (solo)
Ideal Standard Forms, Galleria d’arte Moderna, GAM, Turin, IT
ICA Off-Site; A Journey Through London Subculture: 1980s to Now, The Old Selfridges Hotel, London, UK
British British Polish Polish, Zamek Ujazdowski CCA, Warsaw, PL
The World Is Almost Six Thousand Years Old, The Collection, Lincolnshire, UK
Air de Pied-à-terre, Curated by Lisa Cooley & Alan Reid, Lisa Cooley, New York, US
Jousse Entreprise, Paris, FR
Big Dinner, Limbo, Margate, UK
Pop Tarts, James Fuentes, New York, US
Dobbel, Substance P besøger Illums Bolighus, Illums Bolighus, Copenhagen, DK
Paradise Garage at Eighty One Curtain Road, London, UK
Costume: Written Clothing, Tramway, Glasgow, UK2012T Rooms Pt II, Zabludowicz Collection, London, UK (cat) (solo)
T Rooms, Tramway, Glasgow, UK (solo)
Jousse Enterprise, Paris, FR (solo)
Stanley Picker Fellowship in Fine Art, The Stanley Picker Gallery, Kingston University, London, UK (solo)
Summer Exhibition 2012, Royal Academy of Art, London, UK
No More Icons, Blackfriars, London, UK
Paradise Garage at Eighty One Curtain Road, London, UK
SNAP! Aldeburgh Festival, Snape Maltings, Suffolk, UK
6 Chairs, Art House Foundation, London, UK
You Are Not Alone, curated by Hilde Teerlinck, Bangkok Art and Cultural Centre, TH
Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge, UK2011Taro Nasu, Tokyo, JP (solo)
Leeds Met Gallery and Studio, Leeds, UK (solo)
Herald St (with Scott King), London, UK (solo)
Nothing in the World but Youth, Turner Contemporary, Margate, UK
You Are Not Alone, curated by Hilde Teerlinck, Miro Foundation, Barcelona, ES
You Are Not Alone, curated by Hilde Teerlinck, MARCO, Museum of Contemporary Art, Vigo, ESP
The Shape We’re In, Zabludowicz Collection, London, UK
The British Art Show, curated by Tom Morton and Lisa Le Feuvre, The Hayward gallery, London; Glasgow; Plymouth, touring (cat)2010ELIS, Herald St, London, UK (solo)
Frieze Foundation commission, Frieze Art Fair, London, UK (solo)
Recent British Sculpture, Grimm Gallery, Amsterdam, NL
The Camo Show, Cardi Black Box, Milan, IT
The British Art Show, curated by Tom Morton and Lisa Le Feuvre, Nottingham Contemporary, UK touring (cat)
Newspeak, Saatchi Gallery, London, UK (cat)
Herald St, Taro Nasu, Tokyo, JP
Paul McCarthy’s Cap, Peles Empire, London, UK
Bold Tendencies, Hannah Barry, Peckham Rye Multistory Car Park, London, UK2009Funhouse, curated by Tom Morton, Hayward Project Space, London, UK (solo)
Furniture Islands, Outpost, Norwich, UK (solo)
Altermodern Tate Triennial 2009, Curated by Nicholas Bourriaud, Tate Britain, London, UK (cat)
Eat Me – Drink Me, The Goss-Michael Foundation, Dallas, US
Monument for Study, Herald St, London, UK2008Nought to Sixty, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, UK (solo)
Blades House, Gasworks, London, UK (solo)
White Columns, (screening), New York, US
Le Chant du Rossignol, Matthew Darbyshire and Sam Gunn, (screening), Herald St, London, UK
Matthew Darbyshire, Jess Flood–Paddock, William Hunt, curated by Sasha Cradock, Sadlers Wells, London, UK2007Recreate (with Richard Wilson), Pumphouse Gallery, London, UK (solo)
Deutsche Bank Pyramid, National Theatre, London; Deutsche Bank, London, UK
Supernova, Art Basel, Miami, US
ReMap[KM], IBID PROJECTS, Athens, Greece, GR
Matthew Darbyshire, Djordje Ozbolt and Alexander Tucker, Parade Gallery, London, UK
Itchy Park, Limehouse Studio, London, UK2006Minotaur Blood, Fortescue Avenue, London, UK
Internet Café (commission), Publish and be Damned, London, UK
Sixteen Golf Course Makers, (commission) Zoo Art Fair, London, UK2005Launderette, Ipswich Town Council Artists Gallery, Ipswich, UK
Open Garden, Fortescue Avenue, London, UK
Public Meeting To Address The Phenomenon Of Materialization, with Olivia Plender, Man in the Holocene, London, UK2004Urban Pastoral, Relais De La Baie, FR (solo)
Curb Your Enthusiasm, Millers Terrace, London, UK
Art School, Bloomberg Space, London, UK