Biography

Tony Cragg. Sculptures and Works on Paper
2017 Tony Cragg: Recent Sculptures at Marian Goodman Gallery New York
Tony Cragg: A Rare Category of Objects at Yorkshire Sculpture Park
Tony Cragg in der Villa Schöningen
Tony Cragg at Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes in Havanna/ Kuba
Tony Cragg. Sculpture 3.2.17–8.5.17 at Wrocław Contemporary Museum
Tony Cragg. Unnatural Selection. Hessisches Landesmuseum Darmstadt.02.12.2016 – 26.03.2017
Tony Cragg at MUDAM, Luxembourg
2016 Tony Cragg at Lisson Gallery, 1 October – 5 November 2016
Tony Cragg, "Tony Cragg at Djurgården" Stockholm, June 5 - October 28, 2016
Tony Cragg Restrospective: Parts of the World at Von der Heydt-Museum, Wuppertal -19.04.2016-14.08.2016
Tony Cragg SCULPTURE - Centre of Polish Sculpture in Orońsko
Tony Cragg. Sculptures and Drawings - Hermitage St. Petersburg; 02.03.2016 - 15.05.2016
Galerie Thaddeus Ropac, Pantin Paris
2015 Glasstress 2015/Gotika. Collateral event of the 56th International Art exhibition/Biennale Art 2015
Galerie Buchmann, Berlin, 21.3. - 25.4.2015
Walks of Life 25. April 2015 - 25. Oktober 2015
Tony Cragg’s Skulptur “Runner” im 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 - 10/09/2015 - 08/11/2015
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 in 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 Exhibtion 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, Pe
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 Francaise, 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
‘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 Musem 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 L’Ecole 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
1949 Born in Liverpool