Allen Jones

Biography


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Born 1937 in Southampton, GB

Education

1959-1960
Royal College of Art, London, GB

1955-1959
Hornsey College of Art, London, GB

 

Awards and honours

2007
Awarded Honorary Doctorate of Arts, Southampton Solent University

2000-ongoing
Emeritus Trustee, British Museum

1990-1999
Trustee, British Museum

1986
Elected R.A.

Has taught lithography, painting and drawing at Croydon College of Art (1961-3); Chelsea School of Art (1964); Department of Painting, University of South Florida (1968-9); Hochschule für Bildenden Kunst, Hamburg (1968-70); University of Los Angeles, Irvine (1973); UCLA (1977); Banff Centre School of Fine Arts, Alberta, Canada (1977); Hochschule der Künste, Berlin (1982-3).

 

Solo Exhibitions

2020
'Allen Jones', Almine Rech, Paris, France

2018
‘Post-Pop, Outside the Commonplace: Pop detours in Portugal and England, 1965-1975’ , Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon
‘Allen Jones: Maitresse’, Galleria 10pera, via San Biagio die Librai no 121, Napoli, Italy
‘Bystander’, Marlborough Contemporary, New York

2017
‘Allen Jones: Thrill Me. Prints from 1959-2007’, Sims Reed, London
‘80 Not Out’, Galerie Wetterling, Stockholm
‘Maitresse’, Galerie Hilger, Vienna
‘Hyperrealistic Sculptures 2017-2018’, Institut fur Kulturaustausch, (touring) National Gallery of Australia/Kunsthal Rotterdam/ARKEn Copenhagen

2016
‘Maitresse’, Michael Werner Gallery, London
‘Allen Jones: A Retrospective’, Michael Werner Gallery, New York
‘Maitresse’ Galerie Levy, Hamburg

2015
Art in the Park, Baur au Lac, Zurich, Switzerland
‘Colour Matters’, Marlborough Fine Art, London (sculpture)
‘Allen Jones’, Galerie Gmurzynska, St Moritz, Switzerland

2013-14
Galerie Terminus, Munich, Germany
Kunsthalle Hannover, Hannover, Germany
Galerie Forsblom, Helsinki, Finland
Thomas Gibson Fine Art, London (Drawings)
The Royal Academy of Arts, London, retrospective (to 2015)

2013
‘Kaleidoscope’, Pages Gallery, Geneva, Switzerland
Galerie Levy, Hamburg
Galerie Hilger, Vienna, Austria

2012-13
‘Off The Wall’, Kunsthalle Tűbingen, Tűbingen;  UNESCO World Heritage Site, Vőlklinger Hűtte, Saarbrűcken,  State Art Collection, Chemnitz, Germany

2011
‘In Stages’, Wetterling Gallery, Stockholm and Gothenburg, Sweden

2010
‘Playbill, paintings, prints’, Marlborough Fine Art, London
‘Aphrodite on the Catwalk’, paintings and sculpture, Lorenzelli Arte, Milan

2009
‘Figures Waiting’, sculptures, Ludlow Castle, Shropshire
Galerie Patrice Trigano, Paris
Lorenzelli Arte S.A.S., Milan

2008
‘Showtime’, paintings, sculptures, Marlborough Fine Art
Galerie Ernst Hilger, Vienna 

2007-08
Dedicated room of watercolours, paintings and drawings, Tate Britain, London GB
Dedicated room of watercolours , Royal Academy of Arts, London, GB

2007
Lithographs, silkscreen prints, woodcut lithographs, paintings and watercolours, Alan Cristea Gallery

2003
Alan Cristea Gallery, London, GB

2002
Kunsthalle, Villa Kobe, Halle/Saal, Germany
Palazzo dei Sette, Orvieto, Italy
Galleria d’Arte Maggiore, Bologna, Italy
NORD/LB Galerie, Hannover, Germany
Dedicated room at the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, London, GB

2001
Galerie Terminus, Munich, Germany

2000
Kunsthaus, Köln, Germany
Kunsthaus, Hannover, Germany

1999
Galerie Steinötter, Münster, Germany
Galerie Levy, Hamburg, Germany
Galerie Levy, Madrid, Spain
Galerie Kaj Forsblom, Helsinki, Finland
Ars Nova Museum, Turku, Finland
Tula, Helsinki, Finland
Galleria d’Arte Maggiore, Bologna, Italy
Skulpturen-Garten der Stadt Wien, Vienna, Austria
Galerie Ernst Hilger, Vienna 

1998
Marino alla Scala Art Center, Fondazione Trussardi, Milan, Italy
Galerie Hilger, Wien, Austria
Galerie Levy, Hamburg 
Galerie Patrice Trigano, Paris, France
Palàcio das Artes, Belo Horizonte, Brazil 
Galeria Athos Bulcao, Brasília 
Museo de Arte Moderno, Cuenca, Ecuador
Centro Cultural, São Paulo 

1997
Galerie Levy, Hamburg, Germany
Czech Museum of Modern Art, Prague, Czech Republic
Nicosla Municipal Art Gallery, Nicosia, Cyprus
Thomas Gibson Fine Art, watercolours, London, GB

1996
Galerie Hilger, Wien, Austria
Kunsthalle, Darmstadt, Germany
Galleria Civica, Modena, Italy
Hauger Vestfold Kunstmuseum, Tonsberg, Norway
Galerie Pro Arte, Freiburg, Germany

1995
Galerie Levy, Hamburg, Germany
Boomans Museum, Celle, Germany
Galerie Hete Hunermann, Dusseldorf 
Barbican Art Gallery: print retrospective, London, GB
Giò Marconi, Milan, Italy
Dean Clough, Halifax, GB
Victoria Art Gallery, Bath, GB

1993
Waddington Galleries, London, GB
Galerie Mourmans, Knokke, Belgium
Galerie Hette Hünemann, Düsseldorf, Germany

1992-93
Swansea: travelling to Oriel 31, Powys, Wrexham Library Arts
Centre, Middlesborough Art Gallery, Glynn Vivian Art Gallery, GB

1992
Galerie Wentzel, Köln, Germany
Galerie Levy, Madrid, Spain
Frank Pages Art Gallery, Baden-Baden, Germany
Galeria Punto, ARCO and Valencia 

1991
Galerie Cotthem, Ostende, Belgium

1989
Galerie Patrice Trigano, Paris, France
Heland Wetterling Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden

1988
Charles Cowles Gallery, New York NY, USA
Waddington Galleries, London, GB
Waddington Graphics, London, GB

1987
James Corcoran Gallery, Los Angeles CA, USA
Galerie Here Hünermann, Düsseldorf, Germany

1986
Galerie Jacob, Basel, Switzerland

1985
Galerie Parice Trigano, Paris, France
Waddington Galleries, London, GB
Galerie Kaj Forsblom, Helsinki, Finland
Zack-Shauster Gallery, Boca-Raton FL, USA

1983
Waddington Galleries, London, GB
Galleria d’Arte Forni, Bologna, Italy
Thordén Wetterling Galleries, Gothenburg, Sweden
Galerie Kammer, Hamburg, Germany
Galerie Yerba, Murcia, Spain

1981
Galerie Engström, Stockholm, Sweden
Galleria Cavallino, Venice, Italy
Everard Read Gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa

1980
Waddington Galleries, London, GB

1979
Serpentine Gallery: retrospective 1959-78, London, GB
Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool: retrospective 1959-78, subsequently at Serpentine, Sunderland Museum and Art Gallery, GB
Staatliche Kunsthalle, Baden-Baden, Germany
Kunsthalle, Bielefeld, Germany
Deweer Art Gallery, Zwevegem-Otegem, Belgium
Galerie Wentzel, Hamburg, Germany

1978
Retrospective of drawings and watercolours, Institute of Contemporary Art, London, GB
Retrospective of drawings and watercolours, Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge, GB
Waddington Galleries, Montreal, Canada
Waddington Galleries, Toronto, Canada

1977
James Corcoran Gallery, Los Angeles CA, USA
Nova Gallery, Vancouver, Canada
Art Galleries, University of California, Los Angeles CA, USA

1976
Waddington Galleries, London, GB
Galerie Wentzel, Hamburg, Germany
Pander Kunstcentrum, Den Haag, The Netherlands

1975
Oriel Gallery, Cardiff, GB
Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh, GB
Arnolfini, Bristol, GB
Galerie Ariadne, Wien, Austria
Neue Galerie der Stadt, Linz, Austria

1974
Seibu, Tokyo, Japan
Neitetsu, Nagoya, Japan

1973
Tolarno Galleries, Melbourne, Australia
Hogarth Galleries, Sidney, Australia
Galerie von Loeper, Hamburg, Germany

1972
Marlborough Fine Art, London, GB
Studio d’Arte Condotti 85, Rome, Italy
Galleria Milano, Milan, Italy
Grundwald Foundation, University of California, Los Angeles CA, USA
Multi-Art, Antwerp, Belgium

1971
Marlborough Graphics, London, GB
Galleria Il Fauno, Turin, Italy
Galerie Der Spiegel, Köln, Germany
Galerie Fonk, Gent, Belgium

1970
Arthur Tooth and Sons, London, GB
Galerie Rudolf Zwirner, Köln, Germany
Studio d’Arte Condotti 85, Rome, Italy
Galleria Milano, Milan, Italy
Galerie Springer, Berlin, Germany
Richard Feigen Gallery, New York

1969
Galleria Milano, Milan, Italy
Galerie Werigstatt, Bremen, Germany

1968
Editions Alecto (graphics), London, GB
Galerie Mikro, Berlin, Germany

1967
Arthur Tooth and Sons, London, GB
Hamilton Gallery, London, GB
Galerie Der Spiegel, Köln, Germany
Galerie Neuendorf, Hamburg, Germany

1966
Galerie Bischofsberger, Zürich, Switzerland
Southampton University: graphics, Southampton, GB

1965
Richard Feigen Gallery, Chicago IL, USA
Feigen/Palmer Gallery, Los Angeles CA, USA
Richard Feigen Gallery, New York NY, USA

1964
Arthur Tooth and Sons, London, GB
Editions Alecto (graphics), London, GB
Richard Feigen Gallery, New York NY, USA

1963
Arthur Tooth and Sons, London, GB

 

Group Exhibitions

2018
‘Flashes of the Future’, Ludwig Forum Aachen, Germany
‘British Pop Art-Meisterwerke Massenhaft aus der Sammlung Heinz Beck’, Ludwiggalerie Schloss Oberhausen, Germany

2017
‘Carved Cast Constructed, British Sculpture 1951-1991’, Marlborough Fine Art, London

2016-17 
‘This Was Tomorrow’, Kunst Museum Wolfsburg, Germany

2015
‘Fighting History’, Tate Britian

2014-15 
‘Pop Europe!’, Wolverhampton Art Gallery
‘Pop to Popism’, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

2014
‘The Artist’s Eye’, LWL-Museum fur Kunst und Kultur, Munster
‘Ludwig Goes Pop’, Museum Ludwig, Cologne 
‘The Wish List’, London Design Festival, Victoria & Albert Museum
‘Pop Art Myth’, Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid

2013
‘British Pop – The Founding Years’, Christie’s, London
‘Beyond Limits’, Sotheby’s sculpture exhibition, sited at Chatsworth, Derbyshire
‘Pop Culture’, MANA Contemporary, Jersey City, USA
‘The Sixties in the Guggenheim Collections:  from informal to Pop’, Guggenheim Foundation and the City of Vercelli

2012-13  
Pop Art Design, Vitra Museum, Weil am Rhein Germany, Louisiana Museum, Denmark, Barbican, London 
Pop Art, Museum Het Valkhof, Nijmegen, Netherlands

2012
‘American Pop Art’, Contemporary Art Space, Salzburg
‘Glam! The Art of Excess’, Tate Liverpool
‘The Universal Addressability of Dumb Things’, Liverpool, Nottingham and De La Warr Pavillion, Bexhill on Sea
‘British Design 1948-2012:  Innovation in the Modern Age’, Victoria & Albert Museum
60’s Design, Mőbelmuseum, Vienna

2011
‘Art in the Park’, Baur au Lac, Zurich, Switzerland
‘Milan anni 60’, Rome, Fondazione Roma Museo, Milan, Palazzo Reale

2010
‘Crash’, Gagosian Gallery, London
‘Art in the Park’, Baur au Lac, Zurich, Switzerland
‘Contemporary Sculpture Exhibition’, Palazzo Racconigi, Piedmont, Italy

2009-10
‘Art Nouveau Revival’, Musee d’Orsay, Paris

2009
‘DLA Piper Series:  This is Sculpture’, Tate Liverpool
‘WinterWaterColorLand’, Samuel Freeman Gallery, Los Angeles, USA

2008
‘This is Pop – 1956-1968’, Rome
Triptych, Grand Theatre, Angers

2007-08 
‘True Romance‘, Kunsthalle, Vienna, and on to Kiel and Munich

2007
‘As is When:  A Boom in British Printmaking 1961-1972’, British Council Touring Exhibition from 2003 – 2007, visiting Germany, Estonia, Armenia, Kazakhstan, Romania, Italy, Portugal, Lithuania, Poland and Taiwan
Pop Art Is...,Gagosian Gallery, London
Pop Art Portraits, National Portrait Gallery, London

2006
Drawings from Turner, Tate Britain, Artists of Fame and Promise

2005-06 
British Pop Art Exhibition (Museum of Fine Arts, Bilbao

2005
‘Visual Wit’, The Royal Academy of Arts, 2005 and Shandy Hall, Coxwold, The ‘Human Figure in British Art from Moore to Gormley’, Graves Art Gallery, Sheffield
‘Dutch Pop Art & The Sixties‘, Cobra Museum, Netherlands
‘Small is Beautiful’, Flowers Central
‘Royal Academicians in China‘, China National Museum of Fine Arts, Beijing, and Newby Hall Sculpture Park
Bohun Gallery

2004-05
‘The Uncanny’, Tate Liverpool and Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig

2004
'Mike Kelley - The Uncanny’, Tate, Liverpool
‘Pop Art UK – 1956-1972’, Galleria Civica, Modena
‘Art and the 60’s, This Was Tomorrow’, Tate Gallery, London

2003
‘Phantom der Lust’, Neue Galerie und Stadtmuseum, Graz
‘Editions Alecto - A Fury for Prints’, The Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester, and Bankside Art Gallery, London
‘Blast to Freeze’, Kunstmuseum, Wolfsburg, and Les Abattoirs, Toulouse, 

2002-03 
‘... from little acorns ... Early works by Academicians’, The Royal Academy of Arts
‘Ideal Women! Van Gerrit Rietveld tot Dutch Design’, Centraal Museum, Utrecht, Netherlands

2002
‘Thinking Big: Concepts for 21st century British Sculpture’, The Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice
‘About Face: Get Your Head Around Sculpture’, Croydon Clocktower
‘Transition’, The London Art Scene in the Fifties, Barbican Art Galleries, London
‘Out of Line’, drawings from the Arts Council Collection, London
‘Den Haag Sculptuur 2002’, Europa in Beeld, The Hague

2001
'Les années Pop’, Centre Pompidou, Paris
‘Pop Art’, US/UK , Menil Foundation, Houston

1999
‘Europe/USA’, MoMA, New York

1997
Brighton Museum and Art Gallery
Treasure Island  Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon
‘The Pop ‘60s’, Centro Cultural de Belém, Lisbon

1996-97 
‘Les Sixties’, Musée d’Histoire Contemporaine, Paris

1996
‘The Berardo Collection’, Sintra, Portugal
‘Brancusi to Beuys – The Ted Power Collection’, Tate Britain, UK

1995-96
‘Fémininmasculin’, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris

1994
‘The Portrait Now‘, National Portrait Gallery

1993
‘The Sixties Art Scene, London Barbican Art Gallery

1991
‘Pop Art‘, Royal Academy, travelling to Cologne, Madrid, Montreal

 

Sculpture Commissions

2007
Chatsworth House Trust, Derbyshire

2005-06 
Yuzi Paradise Sculpture Parks, Guilin and Shanghai, China

2004-05
The Red Mansion Foundation, London
Estouteville, Virginia, private collection

2002-03
Taikoo Place, Hong Kong

2001
Glaxo SmithKline World Headquarters, London
Ennismore Gardens, London, private collection

2002
Beamsley, Yorkshire, private collection

2000
Chatsworth, Derbyshire
Woolton House, Berkshire, private collection

1998
Sculpture at Goodwood

1997
Taikoo Place, Hong Kong

1994
London Docklands

1993
Chelsea and Westminster Hospital

1990
Heathrow Terminal 4

1989
Milton Keynes Development Corporation

1987
Cottons Atrium, London Bridge City

1984-85 
Frederick R. Weisman Foundation, Los Angeles

1984
International Garden Festival, Liverpool

 

Stage Commissions

1995-96
Signed in Red (Royal Ballet,

1987
Eric Satie’s Cinema (Ballet Rambert,

1970
Männer wir Kommen (TV: WDR)
O Calcutta

 

 Public Collections

Ars Nova Museum of Contemporary Art, Turku, Finland
Arts Council of Great Britain 
Arts Council of Northern Ireland
Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth
Birmingham City Art Gallery 
Boymans van Beuningen Museum, Rotterdam
British Council
British Museum, London
Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon
Chicago Museum of Art
City Art Gallery, Birmingham
Design Museum, London
Ferens Art Gallery, Kingston-on-Hull
Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Frederick R Weisman Foundation, Los Angeles
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington DC
Konstmuseets Vanner, Gothenburg
Kunsthalle, Bielefeld
Kunsthalle Hamburg
Kunstmuseum, Düsseldorf
Landesmuseum fűr Kunst und Kulturgeschichte, Műnster
Moderna Museet, Stockholm
Musée Royaux des Beaux-Arts, Brussels
Museum Aachen
Museum Bochum
Museum of Contemporary Art, Ghent
Museum of Modern Art, New York
Museum of 20th Century Art, Vienna
Museum Ludwig, Cologne
Nagoaka Museum, Japan
National Museum of Wales, Cardiff
National Portrait Gallery, London
Neue Galerie der Stadt, Linz
Oregon State University
Pasadena Art Museum
Peter Stuyvesant Collection
Power Gallery of Contemporary Art, Sydney
Regional Museum, Olinda Province, Brazil
Southampton Art Gallery
Stedelijk  Museum, Amsterdam
Sunderland Art Gallery, Sunderland
Tate, London
University of Sydney, Australia
Vancouver Art Gallery
Victoria and Albert Museum, London
Vitra Design Museum Weil am Rhein
Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool
Wallraf-Richartz Museum, Cologne
Yuzi Paradise Sculpture Parks, Shanghai and Guilin