Tony Cragg

Biography

1949 Born in Liverpool. Lives and works in Wuppertal, DE

2019
Tony Cragg, Art Gallery Kula, Split
Tony Cragg in Boboli Gardens, Florence
Tony Cragg - Skulpturen und Zeichnungen, Franz Marc Museum, Kochel
Tony Cragg - New Works, Skulpturenpark Waldfrieden

2018
Anthony Cragg im Ehrenhof
Anthony Cragg: Human Nature at Istanbul Modern
Tony Cragg: Six Sculptures at Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias, Valencia
Tony Cragg – Roots and Stones, Isfahan Museum of Contemporary Art
Awarded the Order of Merit of North Rhine-Westphalia

2017
Tony Cragg: Roots & Stones, Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art
Tony Cragg, Sculptures, Galleri Andersson/Sandström, Stockholm
Tony Cragg. Sculptures and Works on Paper, Ludwig Museum, Koblenz
Tony Cragg: Recent Sculptures, Marian Goodman Gallery, New York
Tony Cragg: A Rare Category of Objects at Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Yorkshire
Tony Cragg, Villa Schöningen, Berlin
Tony Cragg, Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Havanna, Kuba
Tony Cragg. Sculpture, Wroclaw Contemporary Museum
Tony Cragg. Unnatural Selection, Hessisches Landesmuseum Darmstadt
Tony Cragg, MUDAM Luxembourg, Luxembourg

2016
Tony Cragg, Lisson Gallery
Tony Cragg, Tony Cragg at Djurgården, Stockholm
Tony Cragg Restrospective: Parts of the World, Von der Heydt-Museum, Wuppertal
Tony Cragg, Sculpture, Centre of Polish Sculpture, Oronsko
Tony Cragg. Sculptures and Drawings, Hermitage St. Petersburg
Galerie Thaddeus Ropac, Pantin Paris

2015
Glasstress 2015/Gotika. Collateral event of the 56th International Art exhibition/Biennale Art 2015
Galerie Buchmann, Berlin
Walks of Life 25 April 2015 - 25 October 2015
Tony Cragg’s sculpture “Runner” in Düsseldorfer Dreischeibenhaus
Kunstprojekt Krauthügel – Drei neue Skulpturen von Tony Cragg
Tony Cragg, dialogue with the Duomo
Tony Cragg, Projekt für die Synagoge Stommeln
Tony Cragg at Benaki Museum in Athens
Tony Cragg World Economic Forum Davos
Tony Cragg Solo Show ADAA, New York
Sculpture, Pilane, Gothenburg International Sculpture Exhibition
Benaki Museum, Athens
Dialogo con il Duomo Tony Cragg, Expo Milan 2015
Synagoge Stommeln, Pulheim
Honorary professorship Kunstakademie Düsseldorf

2014
Tony Cragg Heydar Aliyev Art Centre, Baku, Azerbaijan
Tony Cragg Ravello, Italy
Tony Cragg Walks of Life, MAD. SQ. ART 2014, New York
Honorary doctor of Azerbaijan
Citizen of Honor of the City of Wuppertal

2013
Tony Cragg: Sculptures and Drawings, National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts
La Llotja Palma de Mallorca
Musée d’Art Moderne St. Etienne
Großer Kulturpreis der Sparkassen-Kulturstiftung Rheinland 2013
Chaire de Création Artistique, Collège de France

2012
Museo d’Arte della Citta di Lugano
British Council featured in China: CAFAM, Beijing; MOCA, Chengdu; HAM, Shanghai
Ernst-Barlach-Haus, Hamburg
Kestner Gesellschaft, Hannover
Tony Cragg with Cass at Exhibition Rd, London
Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany 1st Class (Bundesverdienstkreuz 1. Klasse)
Artist’s Medal of Honor of the Hermitage, Russia
Honorary Fellow of University of the Arts London
Cologne Fine Art Award

2011
Musée du Louvre, Paris
MKM Küppersmühle, Duisburg
National Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh
Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas
Alto riconoscimento della Presidenza del Senato della Repubblica Italiana per la genialità del suo lavoro, Italy

2010
Konstmuseum Boras, Sweden
Ca’Pesaro, Venice
Beijing, Prize for Non-Chinese-Artists 2010

2009
Beelden aan Zee, Scheveningen
Staatliche Kunsthalle Karlsruhe
Founding member of the North-Rhine-Westphalian Academy of Science and Arts in Düsseldorf
Honorary doctor of the Royal College of Arts

2009-2013
Rektor of the Kunstakademie Düsseldorf

2008
Tony Cragg versus Franz Messerschmidt, Belvedere Wien
Opening of the sculpture park “Waldfrieden”
Regular Member of the European Academy

2007
Fondacion Cultural Plaza Mulato Gil de Castro, MAVI, Chile
Das Potential der Dinge, Lehmbruck Museum, Duisburg
Tony Cragg 1995-2006, Museo de Arte de Lima, Peru
Galleria Sculptor, Helsinki
Fondazione Stelline, Milan, Italy
Nordiska Akvarellmuseet Skärhamn, Tjörn, Sweden
Praemium Imperiale for Sculpture

2006
Centro Arti Visive Pescheria, Pesaro, Italy
Das Potential der Dinge, Akademie der Künste, Berlin
Centro Recoleta, Buenos Aires, Argentina

2006-2014
Professorship at the Kunstakademie, Düsseldorf

2005
Cass Sculpture Foundation, Goodwood, England
The Central House of Artists, Moscow
Neues Museum Nürnberg
1st Prize for Best Sculpture at the Beijing Biennale
Arco 2005 A.E.C.A. (Asociación Espanola de Criticos de Arte)

2004
Museu Serralves, Porto

2003
Bibliothèque Nationale Française, Paris
Kunst- und Ausstellungshalle der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, Bonn
CAC Málaga, Malaga
MACRO Museum of Contemporary Art, Rom

2002
Dunkers Kulturhus, Helsingborg
Commander of the British Empire (CBE)
Piepenbrock Prize for Sculpture

2001
Malmö Konsthall, Malmö, Sweden
Kunstsammlungen Chemnitz, Chemnitz
Shakespeare Prize
Honorary Degree Award of Doctor of the University of Surrey
Honorary Fellowship, John Moores University, Liverpool
Elected to the Akademie der Künste, Berlin

2001-2006
Professorship at the Universität der Künste (UdK), Berlin
2000 Muhka, Antwerp
Glyndebourne, England
Tate Gallery, Liverpool

1999
Von-der-Heydt-Museum Wuppertal
Sara Hildenin Taidemuseo, Tampere
Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, London

1998
Lenbachhaus, München
Tallin Art Hall, Tallin
Commune di Siena, Siena
The Association of Latvian Art Museums, Riga
The Contemporary Art Center of Vilnius, Vilnius

1997
MACBA, Barcelona
National Museum of Contemporary Art Korea, Seoul
Nationalgalerie, Ujazdowskie Castle, Warschau
Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane
Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
Biennale Venedig, Venedig
Nationalgalerie Bratislava
Toyota Municipal Museum of Art, Toyota
Nationalgalerie Skopje
Nationalgalerie Sofia
Whitechapel Art Gallery, London

1996
Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris
Lehmbruck Museum, Duisburg
Henry Moore Foundation, Halifax
Honorary Professorship, Budapest

1995
Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid
Nationalgalerie Prag, Valdsteinská jízdarna v Praze, Prag

1994
Kunstverein, St. Gallen
Galleria Civica di Arte Contemporanea, Trento
Musée des Beaux-Arts, Nantes
Royal Academician (RA)

1993
Tides and Time commissioned by the town of Bodo, Norway
Archimedes Screw commissioned by the town of 's-Hertogenbosch

1992
IVAM Valencia
Tramway, Glasgow
Centre d’art contemporain, Kerguéhennec

1991
Washington Corcoran Museum
Houston Contemporary Art Museum
Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven
Wiener Secession, Wien

1990
Newport Harbor Art Museum, Newport Beach
The Biennale of Sydney, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
‘Early Forms’ commissioned by the Houston Museum of Fine Arts
‘Early Forms’ commissioned by the Von der Heydt Museum, Wuppertal

1989
Von-der-Heydt-Prize
Stedelijk Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven
Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Düsseldorf

1988
British Representative at the 43rd Venice Biennale, ‘Menzione Speziale’ (Venice Biennale)
Turner Prize

1988 - 2001
Professorship at the Kunstakademie, Düsseldorf

1987
Hayward Gallery, London
Documenta 8, Kassel

1986
University Art Museum, University of California, Berkeley
The Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn
Venice Biennale

1985
ARC, Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris
Staatsgalerie Moderner Kunst, München
Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brüssel
Kestner-Gesellschaft, Hannover

1984
Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebaek, Denmark
The Biennale of Sydney, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney

1983
Kunsthalle Bern

1982
Badischer Kunstverein, Karlsruhe
Le Nouveau Musée (NDLR), Lyon
Rijksmuseum Kröller-Müller, Otterloo
Fifth Triennale India, New Delhi
Documenta 7, Kassel

1981
Musée d'Art et d'Industrie, St. Etienne
Whitechapel Art Gallery, London
Von der Heydt Museum, Wuppertal

1980
Arnolfini Gallery, Bristol
Kunst in Europa na '68, Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst, Gent
Whitechapel Art Gallery, London

1979
Europa-Kunst der 80er Jahre, Stuttgart

1979 - 1988
First One-Man Exhibition at the Lisson Gallery

1978 - 1988
Taught at the Kunstakademie, Düsseldorf

1977
Begins exhibiting
Moved to Wuppertal

1976
Professor École des Beaux-Arts de Metz

1973 - 1977
Royal College of Art (MA)

1970 - 1973
Wimbledon School of Art (BA)

1969 - 1970
Gloucestershire College of Art, Cheltenham

1966 - 1968
Lab Technician at the National Rubber Producers Research Association

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