Antony Donaldson

Biography
1939 Born in England.
1958-1962 Studied at the Slade School of Fine Art, London.
1966-1968 Lived and worked in Los Angeles.
1968-1992 Lived and worked in London.
Since 1992 Lives and works between London and France.
Awards
1962 Second Prize Guiness Award.
1962-1963 Post-Graduate Scholarship in Fine Art at London University.
1963 Second Prize, John Moores Open Competition, Liverpool.
1966-1968 Harkness Foundation Fellowship to U.S.A.
1970 Field & Sons Co Ltd Prize, Bradford Print Biennale.
Collections
Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York.
Arts Council of Great Britain.
Arts Council of Northern Ireland.
Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia .
Berado Collection Sintra Museum of Modern Art, Portugal.
Bradford City Art Gallery.
British Council.
British Museum.
CaMEC, Collection Cozzani, La Spezia, Italy.
Contemporary Art Society, London.
Copelouzos Family Art Museum, Athens, Greece.
Ferrens Art Gallery, Hull.
Folkwang Museum, Essen, Germany.
Government Art Collection, London.
Graves Art Gallery, Sheffield.
Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon, Portugal.
Hedendaagse Kunst, Utrecht, Holland.
Leicester Education Authority.
Museum of Modern Art, New York.
Museu Regional de Arte da UEFS. Feira de Santana, Bahia, Brazil.
National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, Ausralia.
National Museum of Wales, Cardiff.
Olinda Museum, Brazil.
Orange County Museum of Art, California.
Pallant House Chichester
Southampton University.
Stuyvesant Foundation.
The Tate Gallery, London.
The Wilde Theatre, South Hill Park Arts Centre, Bracknell.
Ulster Museum, Belfast, Northern Irland.
University Collrge, London
Williams College and Museum of Art, Williamstown, Mass.
Walker Art Centre, Minneapolis.
Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool.
One Man
1963 Rowan Gallery, London.
1965 Rowan Gallery, London.
1966 Rowan Gallery, London.
1968 Nicholas Wilder Gallery, Los Angeles.
1968 Rowan Gallery, London.
1970 Galerie von Loeper, Hamburg.
1970 Rowan Gallery, London.
1971 Galeria Milano, Milan.
1971 Galerie Muller, Cologne.
1971 Folkwang Museum, Essen.
1971 Galerie Richard Fonke, Ghent.
1971 Galerie du Luxembourg, Paris.
1972 Rowan Gallery, London.
1973 Felicity Samuel Gallery, London.
1973 Galerie du Luxembourg, Paris.
1976 Galerie du Luxembourg, Paris.
1977 Drawings, J.P.L. Gallery, London.
1977 Drawings, Galerie du Luxembourg, Paris.
1977 Felicity Samuel Gallery, London.
1979 Rowan Gallery, London.
1979 Galerie Alain Blondel, Paris.
1981 Rowan Gallery, London.
1983 Bonython Gallery, Adelaide.
1983 Hogarth Galleries, Sydney.
1984 Juda Rowan Gallery, London.
1985 Galerie Daniel Gervis, Paris.
1985 Corcoran Gallery, Los Angeles.
1989 Mayor Rowan Gallery, London.
1992 Galerie Daniel Gervis, Cannes.
1999 First works Mayor Gallery, London.
2004 "Hollywood Remade" Mayor Gallery, London.
2007 "Projections" Rocket Gallery, London.
2008 French Paintings Paisnel Gallery, London.
2009 Fly low, fly fast and turn left. Galerie du Centre, Paris.
2012 with Joe Goode. Twice as Many, Mayor Gallery London.
2012 with Joe Goode. Deux Fois Plus, Galerie du Centre Paris.
2012 Take Five, Wolverhampton Art Gallery.
2015 Of Memory and Oblivion, Mayor Gallery London.
2015 Retrospective. Chateau Lescombes, Bordeaux.
2018 Retrospective Le Marie, 13th Arrondesment, Paris.
2020 Paperwork The Mayor Gallery London.
2020 Retrospective Galerie Laurent Strouk, Paris.
2022 Photographs of sculpture Svilara Cultural Station, Novi Sad Serbia
Group
1958 "Young Contemporaries" London.
1959 "Young Contemporaries" London.
1960 "Young Contemporaries" London.
1960 "London Group" London.
1961 "Young Contemporaries" London.
1962 "Five Young Artists" Rowan Gallery, London.
1962 "Young Contemporaries" London.
1962 "Artists of Promise" Midland Group, Nottingham.
1962 Arts Council Touring Exhibition.
1963 Spring Exhibition, Bradford City Art Gallery. Southampton University.
1963 The John Moores Open Competition, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool.
1964 "The New Generation" Whitechapel Art Gallery, London.
1964 "New Image" Arts Council Gallery, Belfast.
1964 "Pick of the Pops" National Museum of Wales, Cardiff.
1965 "4iem Biennnale des Jeunes Artistes" Musee d'Art Moderne, Paris.
1965 "Op and Pop" Riksforbundet for Bilande, Konst och San, Stockolm.
1966 Harkness Fellows, The Leicester Galleries. London
1966 "London under Forty" Galeria Milano, Milan.
1967 "Il Tempo del l'Imagine" Biennale Internazionale, Museo Civico, Bologna.
1967 "Pittsburgh International" Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh.
1967 "Recent British Painting" The Peter Stuyvesant Foundation, The Tate Gallery, London.
1968 "The New Generation" Interim Exhibion, Whitechapel Gallery, London.
1968 "From Kitaj to Blake, Non-Abstract Art in Britain" The Bear Lane, Oxford.
1969 "New Art" Art Museum of Ateneum, Helsinki.
1969 "Post 1945 Art in Britain. CALA Arts Centre, Cambridge.
1969 "Art for Industry" Royal College of Art, London.
1970 "Some Recent Art In Britain" Leeds City Art Gallary, Leeds.
1970 "The Slade 1871-1971" The Royal Academy, London.
1970 "The Bradford Print Biennale" Bradford City Art Gallery.
1972 "Contemporary Prints" Ulster Museum, Belfast.
1974 "Premier Salon International d'Art Contemporain" Grand Palais,Paris.
1974 "Contemporary British Painting" Grenoble.
1975 "Salon International d'Art 75" Basle.
1975 "Artists of the Print Workshop" Galleria Grafica, Tokyo.
1978 "Small Works" Newcastle Polytechnic Art Gallery.
1980 FIAC. Grand Palais, Paris.
1981 "Gallery Artists" Rowan Gallery, London.
1985 "Small Works" Juda Rowan Gallery, London.
1985 "Summer 1985" Everard Read Gallery, Johannesberg.
1985 "25 Years. Three Decades of British Art" Juda Rowan Gallery, London.
1987 "British Pop Art" Birch and Conran Fine Art, London.
1987 "The Print Workshop" Galleria Grafica, Tokyo.
1987 "Graphics by Gallery Artists" Rowan Gallery, London.
1991 "Gallery Artists" Mayor Rowan Gallery, London.
1993 "Salon de Mars" Paris, Galerie Daniel Gervis.
1994 "Salon de Mars" Paris, Galerie Daniel Gervis.
1995 "Post War to Pop" Whitford Fine Art, London.
1995 "Salon de Mars" Paris, Galerie Daniel Gervis.
1996 "Salon de Mars" Paris, Galerie Daniel Gervis.
1997 "Treasure Island" Foundation Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon.
1997 "Pop Art 60, Transatlantic Crossing". Belem Cultural Centre, Lisbon.
1999 "Europop" Arken Museum, Denmark.
1999 Linhas de Sombra - Centro de Arte Moderna José de Azeredo Per digão - Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon.
2000 "Mennesket" Arken Museum, Denmark.
2001 Royal Academy Summer Show, London.
2002 "POP ART & CO" Belem Cultural Centre, Lisbon
2003 "20th Century Masters" Mayor Gallery, London.
2004 "Work from the Sixties" Mayor Gallery, London.
2004 "Pop Art UK' British Pop Art 1956-1972. Galleria Civicia di Modena, Italy.
2004 Royal Academy Summer Show, London.
2004 "Art & the 60's This was tomorrow" Tate Britain
2004 "Art & the 60's This was tomorrow" Gas Hall. Birmingham Museum
2004-5 "POP ART & CO" the Berado Collection Bunkamura Museum Tokyo
2004-5 Daimaru Museum Osaka
2004-5 The Museum of Modern Art, Gunma
2004-5 The Museum of Modern Art ,Kochi
2004-5 Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporay Art, Hiroshima
2004-5 Hokkaido Museum of Modern Art, Sapporo
2004-5 Nagoya City Art Museum, Nagoya
2005 Metamorphosis: British Art in the Sixties Museum of Contemporary Art Andros
2005 Private View, Rocket Gallery, London
2005 "British Pop" Bilboko Arte Eder Museoa Bilbao
2006 Galerie du Centre Art Paris Grand Palais
2007 Galerie du Centre Art Paris Grand Palais
2007-8 Pop Art 1956-1968 Scuderie del Quirinale, Rome
2008 New Generation Revisited, NewArtCentre, Roche Court
2009 9 English Artists from the 60's Together Again. Angers
2009 Nao te posso ver nem pintado - Berardo Museum - Collection of Modern and Contemporary Art, Lisbon.
2009 Da Hartung a Warhol Collezione Cozzani. Centro Arte Moderna e Contemporanea della Spezia.
2010 "Abstraction and the Human Figure" Foundation Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon.
2010 "As Dreamers Do" Foundation Calouste Gulbenkian, Paris.
2011 Pure Epure Galerie du Centre Paris.
2011 Mysterious Objects, Santa Ana College, Los Angeles.
2013 When Britain Went Pop, Christies, London.
2016 Pop Art Heroes Britain Whitford Fine Art, London.
2016 This was Tomorrow, Kuntsmuseum, Wolfsburg.
2017-2018 Kaleidoscope, Arts Council of Great Britain.
1 April – 18 June 2017 Longside Gallery, Yorkshire Sculpture Park.
15 July – 24 September 2017 Nottingham Lakeside Arts, University of Nottingham.
5 October – 9 December 2017 Mead Gallery, Warwick Arts Centre, University of Warwick.
24 February – 3 June 2018 Walker Art Gallery, National Museums Liverpool.
2017 Paris-Novi Sad Museum of Contemporary Art of Vojvodina, Novi Sad.
2017 Paris-Novi Sad Galerie du Centre Paris.
2017 Three wise men Mayor Gallery London.
2018 Pop Art in a changing Britain Pallant House Chichester.
2018 Post Pop. Outside the commonplace. Gulbenkian, Lisbon claudia Milburn and Louise Weller.
Commissions
10,000 Performance Poster For the Crazy Horse Saloon 120 x 80cms, Paris December 1975.
Animal Screen Folded screen in cast and forged bronze and forged iron 1987. For Yohji Yamamoto, London. 470cms x 244cms x 100cms.
Waterfall Fountain Bronze 1988 Tower Bridge Piazza, London 900cms x 900cms x 350cms
Large Screen with Snail Large Screen in forged iron. Ropes and fixings cast in Bronze. 1988. Yohji Yamamoto, New York. 489cms x 330cms x 30cms
Hong Kong Doors Two Bronze doors Cast and forged. 1988. For Joyce Ma, Hong Kong. 366cms x 183cms x 20cms.
Torso Bronze and Corten 1989 Anchor Court, London 750cms x 125cms x 125cms
Geometric Doors A Pair of forged bronze doors. Tina Tan, The Link, Singapore. Each 300cms x 90cms x 12cms. 1993.
Airflow Sculpture for Entrance Foyer, Park Hyatt Tokyo. 1992-94. Forged and cast Bronze, Corten , Mild steel and Granite. 235cms x 240cms x 240cms.
Two Great Guitars . Painted Steel, Corten and Stainless Steel. 1998 Wall Relief for Victoria Mills London. 1000cms x 1000cms x 25cms
Master of Suspense 2003 Corten Steel Gainsborough Studios, London. 2500cms x 1100cms x 900cms
Eight Weather Pieces. Sculptures Stainless Steel, Bronze, Painted Steel, Corten, Plastic and Glass 2003. Entrance Foyer, Park Hyatt Tokyo. Each 60cms x 80cms x 40cms.
Bibliography
1963 "London Letter" Art International Norbert Lynton
1963 "Antony Donaldson" Arts Review, May 4th. Conroy Maddox
1963 "Popular Imagery into Art" The Times, May 22nd.
1963 "Momento Moores" The New Statesman, November Andrew Forge
1964 "Presentation" The New Statesman, April 24th. Andrew Forge
1964 "The New Generation" Catalogue for the Whitechapel Gallery. David Thompson
1964 The Modern British Painting and Sculpture Tate Gallery. Dennis Farr, Martin Butlin, Mary Chamot
1965 "Private View" Published by T. Nelson and Sons. John Russell and Bryan Robertson, with photographs by Snowden
1965 "Pop as Art" Published by Studio Vista. London. Mario Amaya
1965 "Pop et Nouvelle Figuration" Aujourd'hui
1965 "The London Summer Season" Art In America John Russell
1965 "Rare Monumental, Kinetic and Pop Painters in London" The New York Herald Tribune, Paris Sheldon Williams
1965 "Accent on Youth and Teamwork at the Paris Biennale" The Times
1966 "Art of Our Time" Published by Thames and Hudson. Will Groham
1966 "Pop Art" Published by Frederick Praeger. New York. Lucy Lippard
1966 "Les Jeunes Anglais" Connaissance des Arts, Number 171, June Jacques Demase
1966 "Actual Aesthete" The Spectator, October 25th. Bryan Robertson
1966 "Antony Donaldson" The Guardian November 12th. Norbert Lynton
1967 "Whatever Happened to British Pop?" Art and Artists, May Edward Lucie-Smith.
1968 "Recent British Painting" Published by Lund Humphries, London. Alan Bowness.
1968 "Los Angeles Galleries" Artforum. May. June Livingstone.
1968 "La Nuova Generazione" Le Arte, September Anna-Maria Marchesini
1968 "Gallery Review." The Spectator, October 25th Bryan Robertson
1968 "Artists Made and in the Making" The Times, October 28th Guy Brett
1969 "Movements in Art Since 1945" Published by Thames and Hudson Edward Lucie-Smith
1970 "Pop Art" Published by Hamlyn Michael Compton
1970 "Correnti Contemporane della Pittura Inglese" Published by Fratelli Fabri Editori, Milano Enrico Crispolti
1970 "London Exhibitions and World Gallery Guide" Art and Artists. November William Packer
1970 "Antony Donaldson" Arts Review November 7th Konstantin Bazarov
1971 "Art Now - The New Age No. 4: The Pop Image of Man" Published by Kodansha Ltd. (Tokyo) Yashiako Tono
1971 "Figurative Art Since 1945" Published by Thames and Hudson. Edward Lucie-Smith
1972 "View This Side." Art and Artists, May William Packer
1972 The cover and Four Images Ambit, No. 52 Antony Donaldson
1973 "Antony Donaldson" Image, June. Patricia Marks
1973 "Collecting Modern Prints" The Illustrated London News Edward Lucie-Smith.
1974 "Pop" Published by Thames and Hudson Simon Wilson.
1974 "Encouraging British Artists" The Illustrated London News, Edward Lucie-Smith
1974 "Art Moderne, Operation Bastille" Le Point, February 4th. Maurice Rheims.
1975 "Antony Donaldson." Published by Galerie du Luxembourg, Paris. William Packer,
1975 "Pudding" The Spectator. October 1st John McEwen.
1975 "Art Today" Published by Phaidon Press. Edward Lucie-Smith
1979 "Breeziness" The Spectator. June 16th John McEwen
1980 "Collecting Original Prints" Published by Studio Vista Rosemary Simmins
1981 "Antony Donaldson" Arts Review, May 22nd. Mel Gooding
1981 "Standard Fare" The Spectator, May 23rd. John McEwen
1981 "Nu Feminin dans l'Art" Zauho Press, Tokyo, Japan.
1987 "Pop Art, U.S.A.- U.K." Lawrence Alloway and Marco Livingstone
1987 "British Pop Sculpture" Art & Design Sculpture Today
1988 "Antony Donaldson" South China Morning Post, November 13th Beverley Howells
1990 "Modern Art: Impressionism to Post Modernism" Published by Thames and Hudson. Various writers
1990 "Pop Art" Published by Thames and Hudson Marco Livingstone
1990 "Urbanism" Architecture Today, Number 23 Edward Cullinan
1994 "Concepts of Modern Art" Published by Thames and Hudson. Nikos Stangos
1994 "Dictionaire de l'Art Moderne et Contemporain" Editions Hazan, Paris. Gerard Durozoi
1996 "The Berado Collection" The Sintra Museum of Modern Art. Various writers
1997 "Treasure Island" Foundation Calouste Gulbenkian Jose de Azeredo Perdigao
1997 "Pop Art 60s Transatlantic Crossing" Belem Cultural Centre, Lisbon. Edited by Marco Livingstone
1999 "Europop" Catalogue for Arken Museum. Denmark Various writers
1999 Antony Donaldson. First Works Published by Mayor Gallery William Packer and Mark Glazebrook
2000 Catalogue for Mennesket Arken Museum. Denmark Various writers
2002 Pop Art & Co Sintra Museum de Arte Moderna Alexandre Melo
2004 Pop Art UK Galleria Civica di Modena Marco Livingstone
2004 Art & The Sixties This was Tomorrow The Tate Gallery London Edited by Chris Stephens and Katherine Stout
2004 Pop Art & Co. Touring Japan The Berado Collection Alexandre Melo
2005 British Pop Bilboko Arte Eder Museoa Bilbao Marco Livingstone
2006 Public Art Since 1950 Shire Publications Lynn F. Pearson
2007 Projections Catalogue for Rocket Gallery Harland Miller and Patricia Marks
2007 Pop Goes the Easel Wallpaper August Alex Bagner
2007 Antony Donaldson Time Out 25th June Martin Coomer
2007 Antony Donaldson Projections The Spectator 21st June John McEwen
2007 Museo Berardo An Itinerary Thames and Hudson Various Writers
2007 Pop Art 1956-1968 Silvana Editoriale Walter Guadagnini
2008 Antony Donaldson, French Paintings Catalogue for the Paisnel Gallery Marco Livingstone
2008 Catalogue for New Generation Revisited NewArtCentre, Roche Court Ian Dunlop and Hester R. Westley
2010 Catalogue for "As Dreamers Do" Foundation Calouste Gulbenkian, Paris Ana Vasconcelos
2011 This was Tomorrow Kuntsmuseum Wolfsburg Various Writers
2013 When Britain Went Pop Christies, London Marco Livingstone
2015 Of Memory and Oblivion Mayor Gallery Marco Livingstone
2015 Antony Donaldson Painting is a Singular Thing Studio International Angeria Rigamonti di Cuto
2015 Retrospective at Chateau Lescombes Eysines Pierre Brana
2016 Pop Art Heroes Britain Whitford Fine Art An Jo Fermon
2016 This was tomorrow Kuntsmuseum, Wolfsburg Various writers
2017 Kaleidoscope Arts Council of Great Britain Sam Cornish Natalie Rudd
2017 Paris-Novi Sad Museum of Contemporary Art of Vojvodina Novi Sad Renaud Faroux
2018 Pop Art in a changing Britain Pallant House Chichester Pallant House, Chichester
2019 Antony Donaldson Le Géométre, Art Absolument Renaud Faroux
2020 Paperwork The Mayor Gallery London John McEwen
2020 Antony Donaldson Up to Now Maire & Martin, Paris, France Renaud Faroux
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