Jonathan Wateridge

Boys

2017

Oil on linen, 165 x 165cm

Jonathan Wateridge (b. Zambia 1972). His work explores an entirely constructed world of ‘non-events’ in order to raise questions about how one frames and understands notions of the real. A student of the Glasgow School of Art in the early 1990s, Wateridge has since lived and worked in London.  Group shows include Newspeak: British Art Now at the Saatchi Gallery 2010; The World Belongs to You, Palazzo Grassi, Venice 2011; Beyond Reality – British Painting Today, Galerie Rudolfinum, Prague 2012; Blow Up – Painting, Photography and Reality, Parafin Gallery, London 2015; Disrupted Imagination,  House of Arts, Ostrava 2017; Proof of Life, Weserburg Museum of Modern Art, Bremen 2017.

Selected solo exhibitions include L&M Arts 2013, Wilkinson Gallery 2014, Galerie Michael Haas 2016 and Pace London and Heni in 2016.

Selected collections include Pinault Foundation, Venice; Didier Casimiro, Kiev; Saatchi Collection, London; Olbricht Collection, Essen; Simmons & Simmons, London and Anita Zabludowicz Collection, London