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Jonathan Callan

Manchester, United Kingdom

3 Works exhibited on Kooness

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Works by Jonathan Callan

The Unknown



28 x 47.5 x 1cm


The last of Terry T. Sullivan



53 x 64 x 16.5cm


Human Life within a German World of 1936



32.5 x 38.5cm


Currently lives and works in London / UK.

1961 Born in Manchester / UK
1980-84 Goldsmiths College of Art, BA Honours (1st Class)
1988-90 Slade School of Fine Arts, HDFA. (Sculpture MA)

Solo exhibitions
2019 Carrier, Galerie Martin Kudlek, Cologne / D
2018 Inside Out: Jonathan Callan – Andreas My, Kunstmuseum Villa
Zanders, Bergisch Gladbach / D
2017 I don’t believe you, Galerie Martin Kudlek, Cologne / D
2016 Colony, Josée Bienvenu Gallery, New York / USA
2015 Vacation, Hopstreet Gallery, Brussels / B
2014 Words Will Fold, Galerie Martin Kudlek, Cologne / D
2013 Bind, Josee Bienvenu Gallery, New York / USA
2012 Prospero, Martin Asbaek Gallery, Copenhagen / DK
set, Galerie Martin Kudlek, Cologne / D
2011 New Works, Hopstreet, Brussels / B
2010 Faith, Kudlek van der Grinten Galerie, Cologne / D
Blancpain Art Contemporains, Geneva / CH
Making Subjects and Verbs agree, John Michael Kohler Arts
Center, Sheboygan / USA
2009 I can‘t tell you why, Grusenmeyer Gallery, Deurie / B
Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery (with Jason Tomme), New York / USA
2008 Access Denied, Kudlek van der Grinten Galerie, Cologne / D
2007 The Library of Past Choices, Grusenmeyer Gallery,
Deurie / B
2006 Martin Kudlek Gallery, Cologne / D
2005 Mattress Factory, Pittsburgh / USA
Empires and Other Works, Houldsworth Gallery, London / UK
The Apartment, Athens / GR
Trace, Zinger Gallery Tillburg / NL
2004 Martin Kudlek Gallery, Cologne / D
BearSpace London / UK
2003 Interference, Firstsite Gallery, Colchester / UK
Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery, New York / USA
2002 Interference, The New Art Gallery Walsall / UK
2001 New Work, Zwemmer Art, London / UK
Grant Selwyn Fine Arts, Los Angeles / USA
2000 Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery, New York / USA
Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum / USA
Hales Gallery, London / UK
L’Oeil de Poisson, Montreal / CAN
1999 Grant Selwyn Fine Arts, Los Angeles / USA
1995 Hales Gallery, London / UK
1994 Entwistle Gallery, London / UK
Winchester Gallery, Culmination of residency at Winchester
School of Art / UK
1992 Hales Gallery, London / UK

Group exhibitions
2019 1968, Eagle Gallery EMH Arts, London / UK
2017 Walk the Distance and Slow Down: Selections from the Collection
of JoAnn Gonzalez Hickey, Boulder Museum of Contemporary
Art, CO / US
Deep Cuts: Contemporary Paper Cutting, Currier Museum of Art,
Manchester / UK
On View, Josée Bienvenu Gallery, New York, NY / USA
2016 Unknown Portraits, Hopstreet Gallery, Brussels / BE
Bookish, Thomas Park, Seoul/ KOR
2015 The Suspended Line, Josée Bienvenu Gallery, New York / USA
2014 Odd Volumes: Book Art from the Allan Chasanoff Collection,
Yale university Art Gallery, New Haven, CT / USA
Parti Pris, 1989 – 2014, Blancpain Art Contemporain,
Geneva / CH
A book between two stools, Boghossian Foundation, Villa
Empain, Brussels / B
2013 The Feverish Library >>continued<<, Capitain Petzel,
Berlin / D
Drawing Up!, Josee Bienvenu Gallery, New York / USA
2012 Walking the Line IV, Galerie Martin Kudlek, Cologne / D
Met anderen Ogen, Teylers Museum, Haarlem / NL
Passing Time, Wesleyan University Museum, Boston, USA
2011 Espaces de Destin - Espèces de Dessins, le 19, CRAC
Montbéliard / F
WALKING THE LINE III, Kudlek van der Grinten Galerie,
Cologne / D
Gravity‘s Rainbow, Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh / UK
Summer Group Show, Patrick Heide Contemporary Art,
London / UK
2010 Summer in the City, Martin Asbaek Gallery, Copenhagen / DK
Eraserhead, Fruehsorge Contemporary Drawings, Berlin / D
monochrom, Galerie Linder, Geneva / CH
The thought of Stuff, Royal Society of British Sculpture,
London / UK
2009 On Paper, Galerie Karsten Greve, Paris / F
2008 Bookish, Lewis Glucksman Gallery, Cork / IE
Walking the Line, Kudlek van der Grinten Galerie,
Cologne / D
Papier Raum, Galerie Thomas, Munich / D
Uncoordinated: Mapping Cartography In Contemporary Art,
Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinatti / USA
2007 New Lexicon, The Apartment, Athens / GR
Play, Bearspace, London / UK
Microwave, five, Josée Bienvenu Gallery, New York / USA
Rummage - Sculptors Drawings, The Winchester Gallery / UK
Drawings and Papers, Grusenmeyer Gallery / B
2006 Crossing The Borders, State Museum of Contemporary Art
Thessaloniki / GR
Draw, Paper Sccisors, Domestic Setting, Los Angeles / USA
Portraits, Marc Selwyn Domestic, Los Angeles. / USA
Anniversary show, The Apartment, Athens / GR
Off the Shelf, Vassar College NY / USA
Artists books, Hosfelt Gallery San Francisco / USA
In a Certain Place, Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery NY / USA
Sculpture / Object, Potteries Museum Stoke on Trent / USA
From the Island Of Misfit Toys, Ben Maltz Gallery,
Los Angeles / USA
Black & White, Hellenic American Union, Athens / GR
Everydebris, St Pauls Gallery, London / UK
The Constant Possibility of Erasure, Dorsky Project Space,
New York / USA
Reading Writing, Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery, New York / USA
2005 Group Show, Paul Kopeikin Gallery, Los Angeles / USA
Martin Kudlek Gallery, Cologne / D
Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery, New York / USA
Papier = Kunst 5, Neuer Kunstverein Aschaffenburg / D
Leopold-Hoesch-Museum, Düren / D
Cristina Guerra Contemporary Art, Lisbon / P
2004 Surface (Two man show with Reinhard Doubrawa), Martin
Kudlek Gallery, Cologne / D & Pistilos y Petalo, Girona / I
Heimweg, Travelling exhibition including Hamish Fulton,
Kasper Konig, Richard Long, Yoshitomo Nara and Lawrence
2003 The Book Show, The Nunnery, London / UK
Chaotic Order, Houldsworth Gallery, London / UK
Perforations, McKenzie Fine Art, New York / USA
The Map is not the Territory III, James Hockey Gallery,
Farnham / USA
Fake/Real, Hunter College, New York / USA
2002 AOP 2002: The 37th Art on Paper Exhibition, Weatherspoon
Art Museum, The University of North Carolina / USA
Complexity: Art and Complex Systems, Samuel Dorsky Museum
of Art, State University of New York / USA
2001 The Silk Purse Proceedure, Arnolfini Gallery, Bristol / UK
Avalanche, Hales Gallery, London / UK
Perfidy: Surviving Modernism, Kettle’s Yard Cambridge / UK
2000 From a Distance: Approaching Landscape, The Institute of
Contemporary Art, Boston, MA / USA
Barbara Gillman Gallery, Miami / USA
Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara / USA
1999 Nature/Culture, Gimpel Fils, London / UK
Hales Gallery at Old England, Paris / F
Drawings, Nicole Klagsbrun Galley, New York / USA
Manufacturers, The Paper bag Factory, Deptford, London / UK
1988 Now, Saks Fifth Avenue Project, New York / USA
Project 8, Total Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul / ROK
Drawing Center, New York / USA
Lombard Freid Fine Art, New York / USA
De Praktijk, Amsterdam / NL
Not Nothing Nowhere, London / UK
1997 The Mag Collection, Ferens Art Gallery,
Kingston upon Hull / UK
Young British Artists at Marlene Eleini, London / UK
Parasite, Toison D’Or, Brussels / B
1995 To Whom it May Concern, Anna Bornholt, London / UK
1994 Tight, The Tannery, London / UK Bridge
1992 Whitechapel Open, Whitechapel Gallery London / UK
1991 Barclays Young Artist of the Year, Serpentine Galley,
London / UK
1998 Into the Nineties, the Mall Galleries, London / UK

The Museum of Modern Art, New York / USA // The British Museum / UK
// Princeton University Art Museum / USA // The Henry Moore
Institute / UK // South London Art Gallery / UK // Whitworth
Gallery, Manchester / UK // Progressive Art Collection Ohio / USA //
The British Council / UK // The Ferens Art Gallery, Hull / UK // The
High Museum Atlanta / USA // Leopold Hoesch Museum / D
and several private Collections in the UK, Europe, USA, Korea and