(b. 1969, London. Lives and works in Amsterdam and London.)
Steve McQueen CBE trained at the Chelsea School of Art, London; Goldsmith College, London; and at the Tisch School of Arts, New York University. He was the recipient of an ICA Futures Award in (1996), a DAAD Artist in Residence Grant in Berlin (1999), the Turner Prize, Tate Gallery, London (1999), the Sydney Film Prize, Sydney Film Festival (2008), and the Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in 2011. He has participated in Documenta X (1997), XI (2002) and XII (2007) and in the Venice Biennale (2013, 2009 and 2003). He has had a number of international solo exhibitions, including at the National Portrait Gallery, London (2010), the Art Institute in Chicago (2009), the Fondazione Prada, Milan (2005), the Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris (2003) and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, California (1998). A retrospective of his work was recently exhibited at the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago (2012) and the Schaulager, Basel (2013).
RECENT SOLO SHOWS
Espace Louis Vuitton, Tokyo, Japan
Steve McQueen – Drumroll, Museum of Contemporary Art Los Angeles Pacific Design Center, West Hollywood, CA
Ashes, Thomas Dane Gallery, London
Steve McQueen, Schaulager, Basel, Switzerland
Steve McQueen, Rayners Lane, xavierllaboulbenne, Berlin
Steve McQueen, The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
Marian Goodman Gallery, New York, New York.
Queen and Country: A Project by Steve McQueen,” National Portrait Gallery, London
British Pavilion, 53rd International Art Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy
Steve McQueen, Walter Phillips Gallery, The Banff Centre, Banff, Canada
For Queen and Country, A Commission by Steve McQueen, Manchester Central Library, England.
Caresses, Marugame Genichiro-Inokuma Museum of Contemporary Art, Marugame, Japan.
RECENT GROUP SHOWS
Meer Macht (More Power), Museum de Fundatie, Paleis aan de Blijmarkt, Zwolle, The Netherlands
Black Eye, curated by Nicola Vassell, Spring Studios, 54 Crosby Street, New York
Damage Control: Art and Destruction Since the 1950s, Mudam Luxembourg
Roll up, Roll up!, Deutsches Hygiene-Museum, Dresden, Germany
Damage Control: Art and Destruction Since the 1950s, Kunsthaus Graz, Austria
EXPO 1: New York, MoMA P.S. 1, Long Island City, New York
El Mañana Ya Estuvo Aqui, Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Monterrey, Monterrey, Mexico
Il Palazzo Enciclopedico (The Encyclopedic Palace), 55th Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy
Besser scheitern, Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg, Germany
Sympathy for the Devil, Vanhaerents Art Collection, Brussels, Belgium (through 2013)
Migrations – Journeys into British Art, Tate Britain, London, England
Contemporary Galleries: 1980–Now, Museum of Modern Art, New
York City, NY
Lost Line: Contemporary Art from the Collection, LACMA, Los Angeles (through 2013)
You Have Been There, Marian Goodman Gallery, New York
Goetz Collection, Museum Villa Stuck, Munich, Germany
Found in Translation, Guggenheim Museum, New York
The Luminous Interval, Guggenheim Bilbao, Bilbao, Spain
Sounds and Visions: Artists' Films and Videos from Europe," Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv, Israel
The Quick and the Dead, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota
The Cinema Effect: Illusion, Reality and the Moving Image, The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC
Wizard of Oz, Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, California.
Vertigo, Museo d'Arte Moderna, Bologna, Italy
Electrones Libres: A Selection of Works from the Lemaître Collection, Tabacalera Donosita, San Sebastian,