Bold = Exhibition title and venue
Italics = Work in show
CAT = Exhibition catalogue
MAY: ALIVE in the UNIVERSE. Palazzo Pesaro Papafava, Calle de la Racheta, 3764, 30121 Venice, Italy. Curated by Caroline Wiseman and David Baldry during the Venice Biennale 2019. Forever Always Somewhere (2 screen projection). Showing 21st May.
MAY: As Seen On Screen: art and cinema, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool. Curated by Beth Lewis. Dinomouse Sequal Mutant X.
DECEMBER: Ecstasy in Norwich Lower Green Gallery, Norwich.(An exhibition inspired by the life of Julian of Norwich curated by Jonathan Watts). All that is made (a wax vision 2018)
OCTOBER: “ THE ANNOTATED READER? ”. Cork Street Galleries, 9a – 9b Cork Street, London W1S 3LL Contribution to Ryan Gander and Jonathan P Watts's compilation of annotated texts.
SEPTEMBER: The Everyday and Extraordinary. Towner art gallery, Eastbourne, and Birmingham Museum and art gallery. Conceived as part of the Arts Council Collection National Partners Program 2016-19. Ink pad.
AUGUST: Heart of the Forest. Baby Forest creative website headquarters. Foherlagh, Skibbereen, Ireland. Festival of projects. Underneath the Abject Willow installed in The Ash Grove.
JUNE: Collaborative Collections, National Museum, Centinje, Montenegro and touring venues in the Western Balkans until August 2019. Untitled (Anne Elliot) from 1992. CAT.
APRIL: The Lore of the Land group exhibition curated by artist David Harrison, Churchgate gallery, Somerset. Scenic Route (print).
MARCH - JUNE: Sawdust and Sequins: The Art of Circus. An exhibition of historic and contemporary art about circus. RWA, Bristol. Cat and Ball wallpaper, Golden Age prints.
FEBRUARY: The Arca Project (16 artists and 16 writers: a project inspired by W.G Sebald). PayneShurvell, London. Wok this Way print.
NOVEMBER: Zoo 1994-2017, part of the Future Revisited. Solo show at Andréhn-Schiptjenko gallery, Stockholm, Sweden.
SEPTEMBER: Female Ejaculation Vol 1, Berlin Art week, 13 September, curated by Jonny Star. Kosmetiksalon Babette, Berlin.
JUNE: Finding Words. An installation commissioned by Aldeburgh Music for the concert hall foyer to mark its 50th anniversary. Snape Maltings, Suffolk.
MAY: Brexit- out of the matrix? Curated by Kitty Schaertlin and Dominique von Burg. Kunsthalle Palazzo, Liesthal, Basel, Switzerland. Forever Always somewhere, EXIT, Gesticulation, Scream paper portrait, Missing sector orb, Henny Penny.
APRIL: Art collection opens at The Ned, London. Scream paper portrait II.
APRIL: The Arca Project (16 artists and 16 writers: a project inspired by W.G Sebald). PayneShurvell Suffolk. Wok this Way print.
MARCH: Transparency. Group show, Walker Art gallery, Liverpool in collaboration with the Arts Council. Houses and Occupants series.
JULY: Something Old Something New. Monthly online magazine page for Baby Forest creative space.
MARCH (4th) : CAST Helston, Cornwall. Film Club. Curated by Kelly Taylor. Short films by 8 artists: Steve Claydon, Graham Dolphin, William E Jones, Dexter Dalwood, Manon de Boer, Abigail Lane, Larissa Sansour and Soren Lind. Cornwall. Forever Always Somewhere.
JUNE: SNAP Art at Aldeburgh Festival 2015. Mat Collishaw, Tracey Emin, Damián Ortega. Snape Maltings, Suffolk. Show produced by Abigail.
MAY: Exhibition based on the Pigdogandmonkeyfestos publications, curated by Shaun Doyle and Mally Mallinson. Airspace Gallery, Stoke on Trent. Auld Langs Syne, Make your misery earn its keep.
JULY: A Fete worse than Death 2014, Red gallery and Rivington street fair, London. Mind Over Matter/ Arse Over tit etc.
JUNE: SNAP Art at Aldeburgh Festival 2014. Anya Gallaccio. Show produced by Abigail.
SEPTEMBER. Untitled (survey of work produced by key British artists between 1988 and 1997), Ekaterina Foundation, Moscow. Russia (in association with the British Council.) Curated by David Thorpe, Elena Kuprina-Lyakhovich and Alexandra Danilova. CAT . CANCELLED.
SEPTEMBER: Wallpaper – Artists’s Interior worlds. London print studio, London. Bloody Wallpaper.
NOVEMBER 4-15: From the Cute to the Powerful. Paddle8. Online Auction curated by Tracey Emin. Auld Lang Syne, Nature’s Way.
DECEMBER: Queensize - Female Artists from the Olbricht Collection. ME collectors Room Berlin/ Olbricht foundation. (Until August 2015). Fear was Her Crime. CAT
OCTOBER: L'Œil photographique, (œuvres majeures de la collection photographique du centre national des arts plastiques), Le CNAP, France, curated by Jean-Charles.Vergne. Clermont-Ferrand, Fonds régional d'art contemporain Auvergne, (until Feb 2014). She didn’t need her eyes open…CAT
SEPTEMBER: SNAP The 2011 Portfolio. Espacio Minimo galleria de arte Contemporaneo, Madrid, Spain. (until Nov 2013) No Miracle in Sight.
JUNE: SNAP Art at Aldeburgh Festival, Inspired by Britten. Snape
Show produced by Abigail as well as contributed to. Underneath the Abject
APRIL – Postcard Narratives, Jeremy Cooper & invited artists. ROOM
Gallery, London. Your World is a Burden to Me. CAT
New studio built at home in Suffolk.
JUNE: SNAP Art at Aldeburgh Festival, Snape Maltings,
Show produced by Abigail. CAT
AUGUST – DECEMBER: New prints produced for Art Barter and Sophie
Parkin’s book about the Colony Room Club.
JUNE: SNAP Art at the Aldeburgh Festival, Snape
Suffolk. Show produced by Abigail as well as contributed to. Forever
Always Somewhere installation, Nature’s Way, Pilgrim. CAT
JUNE: SNAP The Portfolio, Paul Stolper Gallery, London.
No Miracle in Sight.
OCTOBER: SNAP The Portfolio, Stolper and Friends Gallery, Oslo. No
Miracle in Sight, Levitational Being (Tracey).
NOVEMBER: Intercourse Day, ICA, London. Forever
FEBRUARY: Walls Are Talking. Whitworth gallery, Manchester. Wallpapers.
MAY: ART curated by Michael Craig Martin. Galerie
Haas & Fuchs,
Berlin. Nature’s Way. CAT
JULY: Back to Hackney Group Show. Millie
Buys house in Yaxley, Suffolk.
NOVEMBER: Art Barter. The Rag Factory, London. Bully For You.
FEBRUARY: The kiss of a lifetime. Rogue project space, Manchester and
touring other venues into 2009. Still at it in Eden.
FEBRUARY: Black and White. Karre Bernsten Gallery, Oslo. Skeleton
APRIL: You dig the tunnel, I’ll hide the soil. Edgar Allan
Poe inspired exhibition, curated by Harland Miller. White
Cube gallery, London. Tell Tale Heart sculpture and print. CAT
JUNE: For Your Pleasure, works and installation at Matches store,
Moves from London to Suffolk.
Abigail’s son, Eric is born.
JANUARY: 7.1. CAAM – Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. Sleight
of Hand Complete Arthole film installation.
JUNE: Art Car Boot 2007, London. Print
collaboration with Peter Blake – A
Deck of Prints.
DECEMBER: Pretty Taxing project, London. I
Skull You and Valentine images.
Abigail’s father, Dennis Lane dies.
JANUARY: Bone Idle - The Shop. Showroom Dummies,
JUNE: Art Car Boot Fair 2006, London. From
the Cradle to the Grave customised caravan/shop.
AUGUST: Showroom Dummies fashion show. In association with Hackney
Album Cover: Angel Milk for Telepopmusik (adapted Inspirator images).
Prints for Eyestorm, London. For His Own Good and You
Know Who You Are.
MARCH: Size Matters. Hayward Gallery, and
touring. Arts Council Collection. Ink Pad 1 and Dinomouse sequal… CAT
MAY: London Calling. Karre Bernsten Gallery, Oslo. Fear
was her Crime – large.
JUNE: Here and Now. British Sculptors at the Serpentine
from 1970 until the present. Serpentine Gallery, London. Vacuum.
OCTOBER: Group Show curated by Toby Clark
NOVEMBER: Goetz collection in Falckenberg Museum, Hamburg.
NOVEMBER: Bone Idle – The Shop. Charing X Gallery,
NOVEMBER: Bone Idle Skull Auction. Charing X Gallery, London. (November
JANUARY: Dream Extensions curated by Filip Luyckx. SMAK
Museum, Ghent, Belgium. Inspiritor installation. CAT
MARCH: Man Rubble. Hackney Wick, London. Eye
am the Chairman, Black Dog and The Joker.
DECEMBER: Showroom Dummies event with Mulberry, London.
DECEMBER: Christmas Windows project – installation
Masons E.M Lander, London, for BBC3 and installed for the month.
JUNE: The Good the Bad and the Beautiful.
Solo show. Distrito
4, Madrid, Spain. Figment (without shed) and Inspirator installations
and collage. CAT
JUNE: In Print, Contemporary British Art from Paragon
Hakodate Museum of Art, Hokkaido and toured to Marugame
Genichiro-Inokuma Museum of Contempory Art, Japan. CAT
AUGUST: Restoration project. Event with You
Take My Breath Away installed
in Clerkenwell Magistrates Court, Kings Cross, London.
OCTOBER: Launch of Showroom Dummies Ltd. Interior Motives
(Natural Histories and Natural Disasters) Argyle Square, London.
OCTOBER: Succubus, Banshee and Medusa curated by Mike Dawson, Comme
Ca Art, Manchester. Figment poster.
DECEMBER: Dead Bird Show curated by David Harrison, Whitechapel,
London – Never
Never Mind, outdoor film installation.
FEBRUARY: Second Skin curated by Stephen Feeke and Penelope Curtis.
Henry Moore Institute, Leeds. Complete Arthole, Lead by the Nose
sculpture and poster. Vacuum sculpture. CAT
APRIL: In the Freud Museum. Exhibition and auction. Freud Museum,
London. Perfume bottles (Eau de Ego etc), My God and Freudian Slip.
MAY: La part de l’autre, Carre d’art, Nimes, France.
Renovates and moves into Hackney Wick live/work studio.
APRIL: The Inspirator. Solo Show. Andrehn-Shiptjenko
Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden. Inspirator installation and posters etc.
MAY: Tomorrow’s World, Yesterday’s Fever
(Mental Guests Incorporated) Solo Show. Milton
Keynes Gallery. Inclination, Figment and Inspirator installations
with posters. CAT
MAY: Summer Exhibition curated by Peter
MAY: Uncovered. The Gallery, University of Essex, UK.
OCTOBER: Tomorrow’s World, Yesterday’s Fever
(Mental Guests Incorporated) Solo Show. Victoria
Miro Gallery, London. Inclination,
Figment and Inspirator installations with Bollywood paintings, collage,
My God, Figment print etc. CAT
OCTOBER: 2001 A Space Oddity, Colony Room Show at James
Birch Gallery, London. Inspirator photograph. CAT
NOVEMBER: Hriller Show, Bonnefanten Museum, Maastricht, NL.
NOVEMBER: Somerset House Fountain Court, London. Outdoor installation
of Sleight of Hand projection. Complete Arthole. (Nov. 9th)
NOVEMBER: Multiplication. A British Council
exhibition of artists’ multiples
touring internationally until 2007.
APRIL: Herausforderung Tier: von Beuys bis Kabakov. Stadtische galerie
MAY: Close Up. Kunstverein Freiburg, Marienbad and touring to Kunsthaus
Baselland, Kunstverein Hannover, Germany, until March 2001. Still
Lives etc. CAT
MAY: From the Horse’s Mouth – exhibition
and auction (May 7th). Burbage House, London.
MAY: Raw. Victoria Miro Gallery, London.
JUNE: Space. A BBC2 documentary with section about Burbage House.
Sleight of Hand etc (shown June14th).
JUNE: Transfert, Art in an Urban Space. Curated by Marc-Olivier Wahler.
Biel-Bienne, Switzerland. For His Own Good,
The Figment. CAT
JUNE: Works on paper: from Acconci to Zittel. Victoria Miro Gallery,
NOVEMBER: Mayday. Curated by Marc- Olivier
Neuchatel, Switzerland. You Know Who You Are installation, Never
APRIL: Graphic! British Prints Now! Yale Centre for British Art,
New Haven, Connecticut, USA.
AUGUST: Articultural Show organised by
Gavin Turk, Southbank,
London. (August 7th) Complete Arthole participate with An Eye
for an Eye.
SEPTEMBER: Complete Arthole Sleight of Hand installation. Rooftop
at Burbage House, London. (September 8th)
SEPTEMBER: Eve of Sensation. Young British Artists from
the Saatchi Collection. toured to Brooklyn Museum of Art, New York.
NOVEMBER: From Film, Victoria Miro Gallery, London. Complete Arthole
Sleight of Hand prints.
DECEMBER: The Scream. Galerij ‘t Leerhuys, Bruges.
JANUARY: Never Never Mind. Solo show. Victoria
Miro Gallery, London.
JANUARY: Exterminating Angel curated by Joshua Decter. Galerie Ghislaine
Hussenot, Paris, France.
FEBRUARY: Close Echoes. Public Body and Artificial Space.
City Gallery Prague and Kunst Halle Krems, Austria. Still
APRIL: Whether the Roast Burns, the Train Leaves or the Heavens
Solo Show. MCA, Chicago, USA. Figment installation and Still
JUNE: Made In London. (Simmons and Simmons). Museu
de Electricidada, Lisbon, Portugal. CAT
JUNE: London Calling. The British School at Rome, Italy.
JUNE: Fotografie als Handlung, 4 Internationale Foto-Triennale
Esslingen. Galerien der Stadt Esslingen. CAT
JANUARY: Privacy curated by Gianni Romano, Documentario,
Milan, Italy. CAT.
OCTOBER: Moving Images Without Tears. Galerie Vera Munro,
Hamburg, Germany. Still lives.
OCTOBER: Emotion – Junge Britische und Amerikanische Kunst
in der Sammlung Goetz, Deichtorhallen, Hamburg, Germany. CAT
OCTOBER: Trance. Philadelphia Museum of Art, Pennsylvania,
FEBRUARY: L’Empreinte, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France. CAT
MARCH: Material Culture: the object in British Art of
and 90’s. Hayward Gallery, London.
MARCH: Complete Arthole present The Great Stromboli event, Burbage
House, London. (March 12th).
APRIL: Gothic, curated by Christoph Grunenberg, ICA
Boston, and toured
to Portland Art Museum, Oregon, USA in 1998. The Bride The Body … CAT
APRIL: Material Culture, Hayward Gallery, London.
MAY: Apocalyptic Wallpaper, curated by Donna De Salvo, Wexner
Centre for the Arts, Columbus, Ohio, USA. Installation with Blue
Bottom Wallpaper and Ink Chairs. CAT
JULY: L’Autre curated by Harold Szeeman. Biennale
de Lyon, Halle Tony Garnier, Lyon, France. CAT
AUGUST: Livestock Market organised by Gavin Turk, Shoreditch,
(August 9th). Complete Arthole participates with Lead by the
SUMMER: Eyes Dogs and Eternity, a collection of writing by Abigail
Lane and Paul Fryer produced. Extracts are for Goetz catalogue,
Germany later in the year. CAT
SEPTEMBER: Another Time… Another Place. Solo show. Galerie
Chantal Crousel, Paris. Still Lives, Smoking Shoe installation, In
SEPTEMBER: Sensation. Young British artists from the Saatchi
Royal Academy of Arts, London and toured to Hamburger
Bahnhof, Berlin, Germany, October 1998. Blueprint. CAT
SEPTEMBER: Minor Sensation. Victoria Miro Gallery,
DECEMBER: Abigail Lane. Solo show. Andrehn
Shiptjenko Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden. Still Lives and Never
Never Mind projection.
OCTOBER: Arthole International present The Great Stromboli in
(October 4th) CAT
OCTOBER: Art from the UK: Abigail Lane, Mona Hatoum,
Rachel Whiteread, Douglas Gordon. Sammlung Goetz, Munich, Germany. CAT
The Salon - a weekly Hair Salon with Guy Healy, Burbage House, London.
In Every Dream Home a Heartache. Artist project. Bonnefanten Museum,
FEBRUARY: Brilliant! New Art from London, Contemporary Arts
Museum of Houston, USA. CAT
FEBRUARY: 25 Watt Moon. Solo Show. Ridinghouse
Editions, London. Film installation and print.
APRIL: * 10. Rhona Hoffman Gallery and Gallery 312, Chicago.
JULY: Chaos, Madness. Permutations of Contemporary Art. Curated by
Johannes Gachnang. Kunst Halle Krems, Austria. Sculpture,
Bottom Wallpaper and Ink Pad installation (Blue). CAT
JULY: An exhibition of Young British Artists. Roslyn Oxley Gallery,
Sydney and RMIT Gallery, Melbourne, Australia.
SEPTEMBER: From Figure to Object. Karsten Schubert and Frith St.
OCTOBER: Painting - the extended field. Magasin
3, Stockholm Konsthall, Sweden, and touring to Rooseum
Centre for Contemporary Art, Malmö,
January 1997. Red Ink Pads and Bloody Wallpaper. CAT
NOVEMBER: Interieurs. Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris, France. Broken
DECEMBER: Full House, Young British Art. Veit
Wolfsburg, Germany. You Take My Breath Away and 25
Abigail moves to Burbage House live/work studio in Shoreditch, London.
JANUARY: Some Went Mad, Some Ran Away… MCA, Chicago.
MARCH: Skin of the Teeth. Solo Show. ICA
London. Bloody Wallpaper,
Concrete Dog, Vertigo, Red Ink Pad and sound installation. CAT
MARCH: Corpus Delicti. Kunstforeningen, Copenhagen. Bloody
Wallpaper and Concrete Dog. CAT
MAY: Some Went Mad, Some Ran Away… Portalen, Copenhagen. Misfit.
JUNE: Here and Now, Serpentine Gallery, London. Vacuum.
JULY: Karaoke: 4 for 4 and 2 x 2 Too curated by Georg Herold. South
London Gallery, London. (collaborative piece with Mat Collishaw)
JULY: Group show of Young British Artists (part of LA international). Shoshana Wayne gallery, Santa Monica, California, USA.
OCTOBER: Brilliant! New Art From London, curated by Richard Flood.
Walker Art Centre, Minneapolis, USA. Bloody
Wallpaper and Concrete
OCTOBER: Brilliant: works on paper by Brilliant Artists. Montgomery
Glasoe Fine Art, Minneapolis, USA.
NOVEMBER: 4th International Istanbul Biennial, curated by Rene Block,
Istanbul, Turkey. Bloody Wallpaper and Concrete
DECEMBER: Images of Masculinity, Victoria Miro Gallery, London. For
His Own Good.
Photo ’94. The Photographers Gallery, London.
FEBRUARY: Abigail Lane. Solo Show. Emi
Fontana Gallery, Milan, Italy. Blue Bottom
Wallpaper, Blue Ink Pads, I Spy, Murdered Typewriter etc.
APRIL: Punishment and Decoration curated by Michael Corris. Hohenthal
und Bergen, Cologne, Germany.
APRIL: Domestic Violence curated by Alison Jacques. Gio Marconi gallery,
MAY: Some Went Mad, Some Ran Away …, Serpentine
Gallery, London and touring to Nordic
Arts Centre, Helsinki, Finland (August), Kunstverein, Hannover,
Germany (September). Misfit, I Spy. CAT
MAY: Fiction / Non-fiction, curated by Glenn Scott Wright. Galleria
Bonomo, Rome, Italy.
MAY: Ars Lux, billboard project, various sites, Bolongna, Italy.
MAY: Not Self Portrait. Karsten Schubert Gallery, London.
MAY: Cyberintimismo erotica, Bologna, Italy.
JUNE: Karaoke World Cup Football, curated by Georg Herald. Portikus,
JUNE: Soggetto Soggetto, curated by Francesca Pasini and Giorgio
Verzotti. Castello di Rivoli, Museo d’arte contemporana, Milan,
JANUARY: Privacy curated by Gianni Romano, Documentario,
MARCH: Recent British Sculpture from the Arts Council Collection.
Exhibition from South Bank Centre touring throughout Britain until
MARCH: Visione Britannica, Valentina Moncada and Pino Casagrande
Gallery, Rome, Italy. Ink Pads.
JUNE: Ha-Ha, Killerton House Gardens
and Spacex Gallery, Exeter, UK. Curated by Iwona Blaswick. The
Bride, The Body, The Mystery and it’s… CAT
SEPTEMBER: Peccato di Novita, curated by Francesca Pasini, Emi
Fontana, Milan, Italy. CAT
OCTOBER: Displace curated by Tanya Bonakdar. Cohen Gallery, New York.
MARCH: Mat Collishaw, Angus Fairhurst, Abigail Lane, curated by Emi
Fontana. Via Farini, Milan, Italy. Making History photos, Inked
JUNE: Etats Specifiques. Francoise Cohen, Musee des Beaux-Arts, Le
Havre, France. Ink Pads and shoes. CAT
AUGUST: Abigail Lane, Cathy de Monchaux, Vincent Shine, Kunsthalle
Luzern, Switzerland. Installation with Bottom Wallpaper and Inked
SEPTEMBER: Making History. Solo Show. Karsten
Schubert Gallery, London. (In collaboration with Maureen Paley) Black
Ink Pads, Bottom Wallpaper, Blueprint, Conspiracy, Shoes etc.
SEPTEMBER: Group show curated by Clarissa Dalrymple. Barbara
Gladstone Gallery and Stein Gladstone Gallery, New York. CAT
OCTOBER: 20 Fragile Pieces. Galerie Barbara et Luigi Polla
Gallery, Geneva, Switzerland. CAT
NOVEMBER: Group Show. Galerie Tanja Grunert, Cologne, Germany. Conspiracy.
AUGUST: Show Hide Show. Curated by Andrew Renton at Anderson
Gallery, London. Ink pads and glass works. CAT
MARCH: Modern Medicine. Building One, London. Evidence,
Props 1, 2 and wall photo. CAT
SEPTEMBER: Home Truths. Castello di Rivara, Turin, Italy, Work made
on site. CAT
DECEMBER: New Contemporaries, ICA, London. Advance. CAT
JULY: Freeze. PLA Building, Surrey Docks, London. CAT
1986 – 89
Moved to London.
Goldsmiths College, London. BA Fine Art.
1972 - 1986
Grows up in Bristol.
1985 – 86, Bower Ashton, Bristol. Art Foundation.
Born in Penzance, Cornwall.