Julian Opie

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Julian Opie

Born: 1958; London, England

Studio: London, England

Goldsmith's School of Art, London, England

Julian Opie has exhibited widely in the UK and internationally, with major museum exhibitions including shows at Kunstverein in Cologne, Hayward Gallery and ICA in London, Lehnbachhaus in Munich, K21 in Dusseldorf, MAK in Vienna, Mito Tower in Japan, CAC in Malaga and IVAM in Valencia, MOCAK in Krakow, Tidehalle in Helsinki as well as the Dehli Triennial, Venice Biennial and Documenta.


Opie has presented many public projects in cities around the world, notably in the Dentsu Building in Tokyo 2002, City Hall Park in New York 2004, Mori Building, Omotesando Hill in Japan 2006, River Vltava in Prague 2007, Pheonix Art Museum USA 2007, Dublin City Gallery in Ireland 2008, Seoul Square in South Korea 2009, Regent’s Place in London 2011, Calgary, Canada, The Lindo Wing, St Mary’s Hospital, London and more recently permanent installations at SMETS in Belgium and PKZ in Zurich.

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He is represented by 13 galleries worldwide including Lisson and Alan Cristea in London, Barbara Krakow in Boston, Bob van Orsouw in Zurich, Gerhardsen Gerner in Oslo, Krobath in Vienna, Kukje in Seoul, Mario Sequeira in Portugal, Patrick De Brock in Brussels, Sakshi in Mumbai and Valentina Bonomo in Rome.

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Opie's work is represented in many public art collections, including Tate, British Museum, Victoria & Albert, Arts Council, British Council and National Portrait Gallery in London; The Museum of Modern Art in New York and ICA in Boston, USA; Essl Collection in Vienna, IVAM in Spain, The Israel Museum in Jerusalem, and Takamatsu City Museum of Art in Japan.

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