Martin Boyce

Born 1967, Hamilton; Lives in Glasgow.


1997 MFA, Glasgow School of Art
1996 California Institute for the Arts
1990 BA Environmental Art, Glasgow School of Art

Current & Forthcoming

2024 ‘Shine On’, Sadie Coles HQ, London
  ‘Before behind Between Above Below’, Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh
  ‘A Change of Scenery. Artist-Designed Wallpaper From the Sammlung Goetz’, Neues Museum, Nuremberg

Solo Exhibitions

2023 ‘The Stars Are Out’, Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Vienna
2022 ‘Long Distance’, Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, Los Angeles
2021 ‘No Clouds or Streams No Information or Memory’, The Modern Institute, 3 Aird's Lane, Glasgow
  ‘Recurring Dreams’, FAHRBEREITSCHAFT, Berlin (haubrok foundation)
2020 ‘No Longer Fathom’, Eva Presenhuber, Zurich
2019 ‘Just Beyond the Undertow’, CONVENT Space for Contemporary Art, Ghent
  ‘An Inn For Phantoms Of The Outside And In’, Mount Stuart, Isle of Bute
2018 ‘The Light Pours Out’, Esther Schipper, Berlin
  ‘Hanging Gardens’, A4 Art Museum, Chengdu, China
2017 ‘Light Years’, The Modern Institute, 14–20 Osborne Street, Glasgow
  ‘Sleeping Chimneys. Dead Stars.’, Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York
2016 ‘Spotlight - 'Do Words Have Voices'’, Tate Britain, London (Solo presentation)
  ‘Spook School’, CAPRI, Düsseldorf
  ‘Gasträume 2016’, Zurich
2015 ‘Martin Boyce: When Now is Night’, RISD Museum, Providence
  ‘Inside rooms drift in and out of sleep / While on the roof / An alphabet of aerials / Search for a language’, Eva Presenhuber, Zurich
  Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Basel
2014 ‘Stellar Remnants’, Johnen Galerie, Berlin
  ‘Billboard for Edinburgh: Martin Boyce’, Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh, Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh
2013 ‘All Over / Again / and Again’, The Modern Institute, 3 Aird's Lane, Glasgow
  ‘It's Over / and Over’, Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York
  ‘Study: Eyes’, David Roberts Art Foundation, London
2012 ‘In Praise of Shadows’, Johnen Galerie, Berlin (Berlin Gallery Weekend)
  ‘Scarecrows & Lighthouses’, Tramway, Glasgow (Part One: Scarecrows, 9, 10, 11 Feb 2012. A collaboration with Raymond MacDonald and David Mackenzie))
2011 ‘night terrace - lantern chains - forgotten seas - sky’, The Modern Institute, 14–20 Osborne Street, Glasgow
  ‘Through Layers and Leaves (Closer and Closer)’, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA (Commission)
  ‘Winter Palms’, Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York
2010 ‘A Library of Leaves’, Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Zurich
2009 ‘No Reflections’, Venice Biennale, Venice (Scotland + Venice. Touring to DCA, Dundee)
2008 ‘This Place is Close and Unfolded’, Westfälischer Kunstverein, Munster
  ‘Out Of This Sun, Into This Shadow’, Ikon Gallery, Birmingham
  ‘We Are Shipwrecked and Landlocked’, RMIT University Alumni Courtyard, Melbourne (with Kaldor Art Projects)
  ‘We Burn, We Shiver’, Sculpture Center, New York (With Ugo Rondinone)
2007 ‘That Blows Through Concrete Leaves’, The Modern Institute, 14–20 Osborne Street, Glasgow
  ‘Suspended Breath’, Atelier Hermes, Seoul
  ‘A Lost Cat and Alleyways, Back Gardens, Pools and Parkways’, Centre d'Art Contemporain, Geneva
  ‘Electric Trees and Telephone Booth Conversations’, FRAC des Pays de la Loire, Carquefou, France
  ‘We Make an Unsubstantial Territory’, Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York
2006 ‘We Are the Breeze’, Johnen Galerie, Berlin
  ‘Concrete Autumn (Broken Fall)’, Art Unlimited (with The Modern Institute/Toby Webster Ltd and Johnen + SchÅ¡ttle, Cologne)
2005 ‘Concrete Autumn (project with Peter Heimer and Clemens Tissi)’, Galerie Clemens Tissi, Berlin
  Gallery Ruediger-Schottle, Munich
  ‘Broken Fall’, Kabinett fur Aktuelle Kunst, Bremerhaven
2004 ‘Brushing Against Strange Weeds’, The Modern Institute/Toby Webster Ltd, Glasgow
  ‘We Are Resistant, We Dry Out In The Sun’, Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Zurich
  ‘In Between Breaths and the Sodium Spill’, Johnen and Schottle, Cologne
  ‘Dark Reflections’, Adolf Luther Prize, Krefeld Museum, Krefeld
2003 ‘Martin Boyce’, Art concept, Paris
  ‘Our Love is Like the Earth, the Sun the Trees and the Birth’, Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver
  ‘Undead Dreams’, Roma Roma Roma, Rome
2002 ‘When Now Is Night’, Art|33|Basel, Basel (Art Unlimited with The Modern Institute)
  ‘For 1959 Capital Avenue’, Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt
  ‘Our Love is Like the Flowers, the Rain, the Sea and the Hours’, Tramway, Glasgow
2001 ‘Martin Boyce’, Els Hanappe Underground, Athens
2000 ‘Martin Boyce’, Jerwood Space, London
  ‘Fear view’, Johnen and Schottle, Cologne
1999 ‘When Now Is Night’, Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh (Part of Visions for the Future)
  ‘Martin Boyce’, Jacob Fabricius/recent projects, Copenhagen
  ‘Martin Boyce’, Lotta Hammer, London
  ‘Martin Boyce’, Round Room, Talbot Rice Gallery, Edinburgh
1998 ‘Martin Boyce’, Habitat, Tottenham Court Road, London
1996 ‘You Are Here’, Lime Gallery, California Institute for the Arts, Los Angeles
  ‘Martin Boyce’, Loggia Gallery, Toronto
1995 ‘Something's Got to Give’, The Agency, London

Group Exhibitions

2023 ‘Es ist Herbst, wir fallen’, Various Others, Munich (Part of Munich Art Week)
  ‘Concerning Nature’, Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York
  ‘Arrange Whatever Pieces Come Your Way, Martin Boyce’, Linn Lühn, Düsseldorf
2022 ‘The Love of Print’, Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, Glasgow
  ‘Sculptures by’, Galerie Eva Presenhuber, New York
  ‘HOUSE OF CARD’, MOCA, Toronto
2021 ‘On the Other Hand’, Throughout the Estate, Canary Wharf, London
  ‘MONO’, Glasgow Print Studio, Glasgow
  ‘En la casa de Marquès’, Casa Museo Can Marquès, Palma de Mallorca
  ‘Camere che sognarono camere’, Fondazione Palazzo Magnani, Reggio Emilia (Thomas Demand e Martin Boyce)
  x_minimal, Cassina Projects, Milan
  ‘I Know Where I'm Going - Who Can I Be Now’, The Modern Institute, 14–20 Osborne Street, Glasgow
  ‘Compressed Time’, FS.ART, Berlin (Concept by Friederike Nymphs)
2020 ‘Thomas Demand: House of Card, Leuven’, Museum Leuven, Leuven,
  ‘PS81E’, Esther Schipper, Berlin
  ‘PS81E’, Esther Schipper, Berlin
2019 ‘In the Spotlight of the Night’, Marta Herford Museum for Art, Architecture, Design, Herford
  ‘out of order part 1’, Sammlung Haubrok, Berlin
  ‘Objects of Wonder — from Pedestal to Interaction’, ARoS Aarhus Kunstmuseum , AARHUS
  ‘The TURNER’, The Royal Glasgow Institute of Fine Arts, Glasgow
  ‘Living in a Light Bulb’, Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, Los Angeles
  ‘Martin Boyce and Gerold Miller’, Zembla Gallery, Hawick
  ‘Negative Space Trajectories of Sculpture’, Museum für neue Kunst, ZKM Karlsruhe
  ‘Drawing Biennial 2019’, Drawing Room, London
2018 ‘Eurovisions: Contemporary art from the Goldberg collection’, Canberra Museum and Gallery , Canberra
  ‘Innovative Printmaking’, Glasgow Print Studio, Glasgow
  ‘The Unending Gift’, Meessen De Clercq, Brussels, Belgium
  ‘She sees the shadows’, David Roberts Art Foundation, MOSTYN, Wales
  ‘10 Year Anniversary’, Tanya Leighton, Berlin
  ‘Smooth Transitions’, Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Zurich
  ‘The Anthropologist in me’, Fórum Braga, Portugal
  ‘Artists who make music Musicians who make art’, Queen’s Park Railway Club, Glasgow
  ‘Open House’, Jessica Silverman Gallery, San Francisco
  ‘Revolt & Revolutions’, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Bretton Hall
2017 ‘ISelf Collection’, Whitechapel, London
  ‘Working/Not Working’, CANADA, New York (Curated by Matt Connors)
  ‘CUT’, Glasgow Print Studio, Glasgow
  ‘True Faith (Curated by Matthew Higgs and Jon Savage)’, Manchester Art Gallery, Manchester
  ‘EUROVISIONS: Contemporary art from the Goldberg Collection’, National Art School, Sydney, Touring to Heidie Museum, Melbourne and Canberra Regional Museum, 2018
  ‘Boros Collection / Bunker Berlin #3’, Boros Collection, Berlin
  ‘THE GAP BETWEEN THE FRIDGE AND THE COOKER’, The Modern Institute, 3 Aird's Lane, Glasgow
  ‘CONDO’, The Modern Institute at Herald St, London
2016 ‘New Past: Contemporary Art from Britain’, Art Gallery of Uzbekistan, Tashkent
  ‘L’Esprit Du Bauhaus, L’Objet en Question’, Musée des Arts décoratifs, Paris
  ‘The Body Extended: Sculpture and Prosthetics’, Henry Moore Institute, Leeds
  ‘Comic Invention’, Hunterian Art Gallery, Glasgow
  ‘Grey Gardens’, DCA, Dundee
2015 ‘How to live? Visions of the future yesterday and today’, Wilhelm-Hack Museum, Ludwigshafen am Rhein
  ‘Haubrok Collection: Thoughts That Breathe’, Fondation Hippocrène, Paris
  ‘Devils in the Making’, GOMA, Glasgow
  ‘NOTES ON SCULPTURE A plea for deceleration’, Galerie Krobath, Vienna (curated by Friederike Nymphius on the occasion of 'curated_by Vienna 2015')
  ‘Unfinished”¦Works from The Courtauld Gallery’, The Courtauld Gallery, London
  ‘Works on Paper’, Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Zurich
2014 ‘I'm Yours’, Standard (OSLO), Oslo
  ‘What is contemporary in contemporay art?’, Mário Sequeira Gallery, Braga
  ‘Archive Fever!’, The Clay and Glass Gallery, Ontario
  ‘Groupshow’, Flex, Berlin
  ‘Urban/Suburban’, City Art Centre, Edinburgh (Part of GENERATION 2014)
  ‘GENERATION: 25 Years of Contemporary Art in Scotland’, Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh
  ‘Discordia’, Patricia Fleming Projects, Glasgow (Part of GENERATION 2014)
  ‘The Bigger Picture: Works from the 1990s’, Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York
  ‘The Tears of Things’, Centro de Artes Visuales Fundación Helga de Alvear, Cáceres
  ‘No Such Thing As History’, Espace Culturel Louis Vuitton, Munich
  ‘You Imagine What You Desire’, Sydney Biennale, Sydney
  ‘Infinite City’, Zabludowicz Collection, London
  ‘That Petrol Emotion’, Metropolitan Art Society, Beirut
  ‘Private Utopia: Contemporary Works from the British Council Collection’, British Council touring show, British Council touring exhibition. Touring to Tokyo Station Gallery, Tokyo (2014); Itami City Museum Of Art, Itami (2014); The Museum Of Art, Kochi (2014); Okayama Prefectural Museum of Art, Okayama (2015)
2013 ‘When Now is Minimal. The Unknown Side of the Goetz Collection’, Museion, Bolzano
  ‘Show and Tell: Calder Jewelry and Mobiles’, Salon 94, New York
  ‘/prospekt/ Funktion / Disfunktion — Kunstzentrum Glasgow’, Neues Museum, Nuremberg
  ‘City of Disapperances’, CCA Wattis Institute, San Francisco
  ‘A Puppet, a Pauper, a Pirate, a Poet, a Pawn and a King’, Auckland Art Gallery, Auckland (From the Naomi Milgrom Art Collection)
  ‘40/40’, Glasgow Print Studio, Glasgow
  ‘When Now is Minimal. The Unknown Side of the Goetz Collection’, Neues Museum, Nuremberg
  ‘Sunt lacrimae rerum’, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo per l'Arte, Torino
  ‘Novecento mai visto (The 20th century as never seen before)’, Museo di Santa Giulia, Brescia
  ‘The Art Show’, Park Avenue Armory, New York (organised by the Art Dealers Association of America (ADAA))
  ‘Out of the House, Cranford Collection’, Sala de Arte, Fundación Banco Santander, Madrid
  ‘39greatjones’, Eva Presenhuber, Zurich
  ‘The World is Almost Six Thousand Years Old: Contemporary Art and Archaeology from the Stone Age to the Present’, The Collection Lincoln and Usher Gallery, Lincoln
2012 ‘The same thing, but different - on the impossibility of repetition’, Andrae Kaufmann, Berlin (curated by Christian Ganzenberg)
  ‘Perspectives on 8th Art’, Tony Garnier Urban Museum, Lyon
  ‘Bitume Et Astres Dansent. Parfois, Dans Le Pure Peur’, Eva Presenhuber, Paris
  ‘Common Ground, 13th International Architecture Exhibition’, Venice Biennale, Venice (Curated by Thomas Demand)
  ‘Painting Now’, Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Zurich
  ‘Kabinettstücke | Cabinet Pieces’, Museumsfreunde Weserburg, Bremen
  ‘British Modern Remade: An Arts Council Collection Exhibition’, Ground Floor and Apartments 32 and 33, Norwich Street, Sheffield
  ‘the spirit level’, Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York (Curated by Ugo Rondinone)
  ‘méandres’, Cultural Centre Pierre Tassin, Givet (FRAC Champagne-Ardenne offsite)
  ‘New Sculpture’, Zaçheta Narodowa, Galerie Sztuki, Warsaw
  ‘Positions of Conceptual Art’, Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle, Munich
2011 ‘Tales of the City: Art Fund International and the GoMA Collection’, Gallery of Modern Art, Glasgow
  ‘The Sculpture Show’, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh
  ‘Breitseite - In focus: space’, Galerien der Stadt Esslingen am Neckar Villa Merkel, Esslingen am Neckar
  ‘Turner Prize 2011’, Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead (Winner)
  ‘Conceptual Tendencies’, Daimler Contemporary, Berlin
  ‘Made in the UK: Contemporary Art from the Richard Brown Baker Collection’, Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence
  ‘Nothing in the World but Youth’, Turner Contemporary, Margate
  ‘Distant Star’, Kurimanzutto, Mexico City
  ‘Emblem of My Work’, Shandy Hall Gallery, Coxwold, England
  ‘La carte d'après Nature’, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York (curated by Thomas Demand)
  ‘A Threepenny Opera’, s1 Art Space, Sheffield
  ‘Distant Star’, Regen Projects, Los Angeles
  ‘Sculpture Now’, Eva Presenhuber, Zurich
  ‘KölnSkulptur 6’, Skulpturenpark Köln, Cologne
  ‘The Shape We're In’, The New Grafton Gallery, London (Zabludowicz Collection)
  ‘Modern British Sculpture’, Royal Academy of Arts, London
  ‘SHAPES’, Sammlung Haubrok, Berlin
2010 ‘Missing Beat’, Sommer Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv
  ‘Last Ride in a Hot Air Ballon’, 4th Auckland Triennial, Auckland
  ‘La carte d'après Nature’, Nouveau Musee National de Monaco, Monaco (curated by Thomas Demand)
  ‘Parkliv’, Marabouparken, Stockholm
  ‘The New Decor’, Hayward Gallery, London
  ‘Alexander Calder and Contemporary Art: Form, Balance, Joy’, Touring Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas, Orange County Museum of Sculpture, Newport Beach and Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham
  ‘Living Rooms’, Centre d'art contemporain, Chamarande
  ‘HIGH IDEALS & CRAZY DREAMS’, Vera Munro Gallery, Hamburg
  ‘Permanent trouble kunst aus de Sammlung Kopp München’, Kunstforum Ostdeutsche Galerie, Regensburg
  ‘Silent Revolution’, K21, Dusseldorf
  ‘The Library of Babel / In and Out of Place’, Zabludowicz Collection, London
  ‘dans la forêt’, Frac-Collection Aquitaine, Bordeaux
2009 ‘TONITE’, The Modern Institute/Toby Webster Ltd, Glasgow
  ‘Geoplay (Part II)’, Galerie Pilar Parra & Romero, Madrid
  ‘Material Intelligence’, Kettles Yard, Cambridge
  ‘Being and Nothingness’, Goss-Michael Foundation, Dallas
  ‘We Are Sun-kissed and Snow-blind’, Galerie Patrick Seguin, Paris
2008 ‘modern©ité #3’, Le Grand Café, Saint-Nazaire
  ‘The Eternal Network’, FRAC Champagne-Ardenne, France
  ‘Open Plan Living’, Art TLV, Helena Rubenstein Pavilion, Tel Aviv
  ‘5 minutes later’, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin
  ‘Peter Saville : Accessories to an artwork’, Paul Stolper, London
2007 Galleria Massimo De Carlo, Milan
  ‘Jubilee Exhibition’, House Eva Presenhuber, Engiadina Bassa, Switzerland
  ‘Abstraction: Extracting from the World’, Millennium Galleries, Sheffield
  ‘STAY FOREVER AND EVER AND EVER’, South London Gallery, London
  Münster Sculpture Project, Münster
  ‘Echo Room: Art from Britain’, Alcalá 31, Madrid
  ‘Winter Palace’, De Ateliers, Amsterdam
  ‘The Third Mind’, Palais de Tokyo, Paris
  ‘Half Square, Half Crazy’, Villa Arson, Nice
2006 ‘Life's a Beach’, Sommer Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv
  ‘When the moon shines on the moonshine’, Breeder, Athens
  ‘Black/White & Chewing Gum’, Krobath Wimmer Gallery, Vienna
  ‘Draft Deceit’, Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo
  ‘Strange I've Seen That Face Before’, Museum Abteiberg, Moenchengladbach
  ‘AGAIN FOR TOMORROW’, Royal College of Art, London
  Shanghai Biennale, Shanghai
  ‘Punching Through the Clouds’, Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York
  ‘Our Love is Like the Flowers, the Rain, the Sea and the Hours' in 'British Art 1900-2006’, Tate Britain, London (curated by Helen Delaney as part of Tate Collections)
  ‘Street: Behind the Cliché’, Witte de With, Rotterdam
  ‘How to Improve the World, British Art 1946-2006’, Hayward Gallery, London
  ‘If it didn’t exist you’d have to invent it: a partial Showroom history’, The Showroom, London
2005 Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York
  ‘This Storm is what we call Progress’, Arnolfini, Bristol
  ‘ThickDesign05’, Betty Rymer Gallery, School of the Art Institute of Chicago
  ‘Die gute Form’, Galerie Mehdi Chouakri, Berlin
  ‘What's New Pussy Cat New Acquisitions’, MMK, Frankfurt
  ‘De Sculptura’, Ruzicska Gallery, Salzburg
  ‘Body: New Art from the UK’, Vancouver Art Gallery, Canada (British Council touring exhibition. Touring to The Ottawa Art Gallery, Canada; Oakville Galleries, Canada; Edmonton Art Gallery, Canada; Art Gallery Nova Scotia, Canada)
2004 Boros Collection, ZKM Karlsruhe
  Georg Kargl Gallery, Vienna
  ‘The Sculptural Sphere’, Goetz Collection, Munich
  ‘Formalismus, Moderne Kunst, Heute’, Hamburg Kunstverein, Hamburg
  ‘La Partie Continue 2’, Le crédac, Centre d'Art Contemporain d'Ivry, Ivry-sur-Seine
  ‘Sodium & Asphalt’, Museo Tamayo, Mexico City (British Council exhibition. Touring to Museo de Arte Contemporánea de Monterrey, Mexico)
2003 Archibald Campbell and Harley Photography Prize, Stills
  ‘Love Over Gold’, Gallery of Modern Art, Glasgow
  ‘Contemporary Abstraction’, Glasgow Print Studio, Glasgow
  ‘Sodium dreams’, Hessel Museum of Art, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York
  ‘Bad Behaviour’, Longside Gallery, Yorkshire Sculpture Park (Arts Council Collection Touring to Aberystwyth Arts Centre; The Metropole Arts Centre; The Glynn Vivian Art Gallery; Newcastle University, Hatton Art Gallery; Millennium Court Arts Centre; Djanogly Art Gallery; Tullie House, Carlisle)
  Lyon Biennale, Lyon
  ‘Discussing Sculpture’, Martin Janda Gallery, Vienna
  M_ars - Art and War, Neue Gallerie, Graz
  Stills Gallery, Edinburgh (Archibald Campbell and Harley Photography Prize)
  ‘Special Dedicace’, Rouchechouart Museum
  ‘Breathing the Water’, Galerie Hauser & Wirth & Presenhuber, Zurich
  ‘3D’, Friedrich Petzel Gallery, New York
2002 ‘Martin Boyce & Toby Paterson’, Foksal Gallery Foundation, Warsaw
  ‘Non places’, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt
  ‘There is a light that never goes out’, Galerie Sonia Rosso, Pordenone
  ‘Half the World Away’, Hallwalls CAC, Buffalo
  Johnen and Schottle, Cologne
  ‘Group Exhibition’, Johnen and Schottle, Cologne
  ‘Hell’, neugerriemschneider, Berlin
  ‘Greyscale/CMYK’, Tramway, Glasgow
  ‘Still Life’, Museo Nacional De Bellas Artes, Santiago (British Council touring show. Touring to Museo Alejandro Otero, Caracas; Malba, Buenos Aires; Centro Cultural Parque Espana, Rosario; Museo de Arte Contemporaneo, Panama City; Museo de Arte Moderna, Ciudad de Guatemala; Museum of Contemporary Art Niteroi, Rio de Janerio; SESI, Sao Paulo)
  ‘My Head is on Fire but my Heart is Full of Love’, Charlottenborg Museum, Copenhagen
  ‘'Happy Outsiders from London and Scotland’, Zacheta Gallery, Warsaw
2001 ‘G3’, Casey Kaplan, New York
  ‘Trauma’, DCA, Dundee
  ‘Strategies Against Architecture’, Fondazione Teseco, Pisa
  ‘Zero Gravity’, Kunstverein für die Rhinelande und Westfalen, Düsseldorf
  ‘Open Country’, Musee Cantonal des Beaux-Arts, Lausanne
  ‘Circles 4 One Fo(u)r One’, ZKM Museum for Contemporary Art, Karlsruhe (with Elizabeth Go)
  ‘Here and Now: Scottish Art 1990-2001’, Dundee Contemporary Arts, Dundee; Aberdeen Art Gallery, Aberdeen
2000 ‘If I Ruled the World’, CCA, Glasgow
  ‘Future Perfect’, Centre for Visual Arts, Cardiff
  ‘Living’, Chicago Project Rooms, Los Angeles
  ‘A Shot in the Head’, Lisson Gallery, London
  ‘Waiting’, Mjellby Konstgard, Halmstad
  ‘Pavilion’, Galerie Mark Müller, Zurich
  ‘Can 303's Heal?’, Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki
  ‘What If’, Moderna Museet, Stockholm
  ‘Model Model’, NAK, Aachen
  The British Art Show, Edinburgh
  ‘Beck's Futures’, ICA, London (nominee)
1999 ‘In the Midst of Things’, Bourneville, Birmingham
  ‘Slip of the Mind’, Centre Regional d'Art Contemporain, Sete
  ‘Word Enough to Save a Life, Word Enough to Take a Life’, Clare College Mission Church, London
  ‘Anarchitecture’, De Appel, Amsterdam
  ‘Furoshikibility’, Fly, Glasgow
  ‘Disaster’, Harris Museum and Art Gallery, Preston
  ‘The Office of Misplaced Events (Temporary Annexe)’, Lotta Hammer, London
  ‘Getting the Corners’, Or Gallery, Vancouver
  ‘Please Touch’, SCP, London
  ‘The Queen is Dead’, Stills Gallery, Edinburgh
  ‘Seven Wonders of the World’, Publication Curated by Matthew Higgs
  ‘If I Ruled the World’, Living Art Museum, Reykjavik
1998 ‘Nettverk Glasgow’, Museet for Samtidskunst, Oslo
  ‘Strolling’, Museum of Modern Art at Heide, Melbourne
1997 ‘Group Exhibition’, Lotta Hammer, London
  ‘Airport’, Photographers Gallery, London
  ‘Wish You Were Here Too’, 83 Hill Street, Glasgow
  ‘Material Culture: The Object in British Art of the 1980s and 90s’, Hayward Gallery, London
1996 ‘Fuse’, McLellan Galleries, Glasgow
  ‘No Tell Hotel’, Moat House Hotel, Glasgow
  ‘Wallpaper’, CCA, Glasgow
  ‘insanestupidphatfuctpervert’, Concrete Skates, Glasgow (Touring exhibition. Touring to Cubitt, London)
  ‘Transmissions’, Gallery Free Parking, Toronto
  ‘City Limits’, Staffordshire University, Stoke on Trent
  ‘Life/Live’, ARC Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris
  ‘Brain Mail’, Broad Studio 17, CalArts, California
  ‘Girls High’, The Old Fruitmarket, Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow
1995 ‘Hopeless’, CCA, Glasgow
  ‘Martin Boyce & David Allen’, Mu-Tereem, Budapest
  ‘Fairy Tales in the Supermarket’, Scotland Street Museum, Glasgow (Multiples Show)
  ‘New Rose Hotel’, Transmission, Glasgow
  ‘30 Secs + Title’, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto
1994 ‘Difficult Relationships’, 99 gallery, Glasgow
  ‘Institute of Cultural Anxiety’, ICA, London
  ‘Miniatures’, The Agency, London
  ‘Wish You Were Here’, The Bourse, Leeds
  ‘Modern Art’, Transmission, Glasgow
1993 ‘Matter and Fact’, Collection Gallery, London
  ‘Left Luggage’, Hanru's Home, Paris (travelling group project)
  ‘Home and Away’, Intermedia, Glasgow
1992 ‘l'u di carte’, Cafe Picasso, Rome
  ‘Contact 552 4813’, Transmission, Glasgow (Touring to Hordaland Kunstner Sentrum, Bergen.)
  ‘How Noisy Everything Grows’, Upper Gulbenkian Gallery. Royal College of Art, London
  ‘Love at First Sight’, The Showroom, London
1991 ‘Windfall’, Seamen's Mission, Glasgow
  ‘Group Show’, The Living Room, Glasgow
  ‘Speed’, Transmission, Glasgow
1990 ‘5 Artists from Glasgow’, Exchange Between Transmission Gallery and Hordaland Kunstner Sentrum, Bergen
1989 ‘Information’, Paisley Museum and Art Gallery, Paisley


2016 ‘Glasgow International’, Tramway, Glasgow (Exhibition design by Martin Boyce)


2019 ‘A Thousand Future Blossoms’, Eataly Paris Marais, Paris (produced by Citynove for the group Galeries Lafayette)
2018 ‘Remembered Skies’, Tate Britain, London
2017 ‘All the Gravity, All the Air’, Swiss Re, Zurich
  ‘Beyond the Sea, Against the Sun Working/Not Working’, TELUS Garden Public Art, Vancouver
2014 Reid Building, Glasgow School of Art



2023 Ronald Berg: ‘Martin Boyce: Modernity as memory’, Kunstforum, 09/2023
2019 Mansfield, Susan,and Duncan MacMillan: ‘2019: The Year Ahead in Art’, The Scotsman, 01/01/2019
2018 ‘Hanging Gardens’, Vogue China, 07/2018
  ‘Can Glasgow School of Art Rise from the Ashes? Turner Prize Winners and Nominees on What Made it so Magical’, Frieze, 25/06/2018
  Lauren Dyer Amazeen: ‘Martin Boyce’, Artforum, 05/01/2018
2017 Boyce, Martin: Martin Boyce on the enduring influence of Jan and Joël Martel‘s cubist sculptures, Tate etc., 41 09/2017
  Boyce, Martin: ‘Martin Boyce’, Aesthetica, 04/2017
  Brewer, Jenny: ‘David Shrigley, Peter Blake and Grayson Perry create art from the Mackintosh library fire remains’, It's Nice That, 30/01/2017
  Dominikus Muller: ‘Martin Boyce’, Art at Swiss Re Next, 2017
2016 Allie Biswas: ‘Alternative Worlds’, The Glass Magazine, Spring 2016 03/2016
2015 Sansom, Anna: ‘In a strange, sculptural way’, DAMn°, 09/2015
2014 Rose, Julian: ‘Steven Holl and Martin Boyce’, Artforum, Vol. 52 04/2014
  Duncanson, Hilary: ‘Boyce helps art school enter a new era’, The Scotsman, 16/01/2014
  Miller, Phil: ‘Boyce work for £50m School of Art building’, The Herald, 16/01/2014
  Ferguson, Brian: ‘Martin Boyce artwork for new GSA building revealed’, Scotsman, 16/01/2014
  Wade, Mike: ‘Turner Prize winner invites Glasgow art students through curtain of glass’, The Times, 16/01/2014
2013 ‘Consumed’, Art Review, Vol. 64 09/2013
  Bell, Adam: ‘A Partial Eclipse by Martin Boyce’, Adam Bell, 07/05/2013
  Von Wiegand, Ellen: ‘Out of the Shadows: Five Contemporary Scottish Artists’, The Culture Trip, 2013
  Polatch, Steve: ‘The Descent Into Limbo’, Arm, 3 2013
2011 Cooper, Neil: ‘100 Hot’, The List, 11/2011
  Higgins, Charlotte: Glasgow‘s Turner Connection, The Guardian, 17/10/2011
  Sharratt, Chris: ‘Martin Boyce’, Creative Times, 12/10/2011
  Blazwick, Iwona: ‘Top Prize’, Elle, 09/2011
  Pollock, David: ‘Glasgow eyes the prize’, The Independent, 27/05/2011
  Sharp, Rob: ‘Cellophane, sand, lipstick: a recipe for winning the Turner Prize?’, The Independent, 7664 05/05/2011
  Cornwell, Tim: ‘Glasgow artist favourite to win Turner Prize’, The Scotsman, 05/05/2011
  Sharp, Rob: It‘s a tartan Turner race as Scots vie for the prize, i, 136 05/05/2011
  Miller, Phil: ‘Scottish pair named on shortlist for prestigious £25,000 Turner Prize’, The Herald, 05/05/2011
  Higgins, Charlotte: ‘Turner 2011: paint, but not as you know it’, The Guardian, 05/05/2011
  Campbell-Johnston, Rachel: ‘Turner Prize finalists put on variety show’, The Times, 70251 05/05/2011
  ‘Turner round again’, Metro, 05/05/2011
  Lowndes, Sarah: ‘Slow Dazzle’, Spike Art Quarterly, 02/2011
2009 Day, Charlotte: ‘Martin Boyce:Ghosts in the Landscape’, Art & Australia, 09/2009
  Boyce, Martin: ‘Commission:Martin Boyce’, Map, Issue 18 06/2009
  McLean-Ferris, Laura: ‘Martin Boyce Interview’, Art World, Issue 10 04/2009
  Delaney, Max: ‘Solo Shows’, Frieze, Issue 120 02/2009
  Jeffrey, Moira: ‘Pilgrim to a Far Pavilion’, Scotland on Sunday, 01/2009
  Yisun Kwon, Liz: ‘Art & Space Martin Boyce’, Bob Magazine, Issue 55 2009
  Hauber, Harriet & Bastian, Aeneas (ed.): ‘Martin Boyce Interview’, According to the Artist, 2009
2008 Boyce, Martin: The Artist‘s Artists, Artforum, Issue XLVII 30/11/2008
  Miller, Phil: ‘Big and Bold’, Show to Represent Venice at Scotland Biennale, 19/09/2008
2007 Herbert, Martin: ‘Martin Boyce’, Artforum, 05/2007
2006 Herbert, Martin: ‘All that is Solid’, Frieze, Issue 102 10/2006
  Ward, Ossian: ‘Brise im Blätterwald aus Beton’, Monopol, Issue 5 10/2006
2004 Derieux, Florence: ‘Martin Boyce, gèomètre’, Art Press, Issue 304 09/2004
2003 Fabricius, Jacob: ‘MARTIN BOYCE’, Flash Art, 2003
  Monaghan, Helen: ‘The Hot 100: 57 Martin Boyce’, The List, Issue 484 2003
2002 Lorch, Catrin: ‘Aus einem Bein einen Kopf machen’, Kunstbulletin, 12/2002
  Garavelli, Dani: ‘ART OF THE MATTER’, Scotland on Sunday, 17/11/2002
2000 Herbert, Martin: ‘Martin Boyce’, Time Out London, 02/2000
  McLaren, Duncan: ‘Martin Boyce’, The Independent on Sunday, 23/01/2000
1999 Mahoney, Elisabeth: ‘Welcome to the unreal world’, The Guardian, 09/10/1999
  Henry, Clare: ‘The Artist As Philosopher’, The Herald, 04/10/1999
  Buxton, Pamela: Don‘t Give Up The Day Job, Blueprint, 30/09/1999
  Stoddard, Hugh: ‘Martin Boyce’, Contemporary Visual Arts, Issue 22 1999
  Coomer, Martin: ‘Martin Boyce’, Time Out London, 1999
  Higgs, Matthew, (ed.): ‘Seven Wonders of the World’, Book Works, 1999
  Morrissey, Simon: ‘Yesterday Tomorrow’, Contemporary Visual Arts, Issue 20 1999
1997 Mckee, Francis: ‘The Art of Making Things’, AN Visual Arts, 10/1997
1995 Morgan, Stuart: ‘Institute of Cultural Anxiety’, Frieze, Issue 21 1995
1991 Slotover, Matthew: ‘Northern Lights’, Frieze, Issue 1 1991

Exhibition Reviews

2024 Samuel Reilly: ‘Martin Boyce keeps his distance’, Apollo Magazine, 22/03/2024
  Susan Mansfield: ‘Art Review: Martin Boyce Before Behind Between Above Below, The Fruitmarket’, The Scotsman, 11/03/2024
  Jonathan Jones: ‘Martin Boyce review - ripping the beating heart of beauty from the banal and the bizarre’, The Guardian, 01/03/2024
2020 Borcherdt, Gesine : ‘Martin Boyce “No Longer Fathom" Galerie Eva Presenhuber/Zurich’, Flash Art, 07/12/2020
2019 Sharratt, Chris: ‘Martin Boyce’, Sculpture, 18/06/2019
  Flockhart, Susan: Artist Martin Boyce, an abandoned tennis court and dreams of Mount Stuart‘s past, The Herald, 25/05/2019
2017 Mansfield, Susan: ‘Art reviews: Martin Boyce | Nathan Coley | Sahej Rahal’, The Scotsman, 03/10/2017
  Sharratt, Chris: ‘Manchester International Festival’, Frieze, 190 10/2017
2013 Daly-Peoples, John: ‘Australian entrepreneur‘s art collection goes on show at the Auckland Art Gallery’, The National Business Review, 28/09/2013
  Hurrell, John: ‘A Milgrom Collection Sampler’, EyeContact, 11/09/2013
  Somerset, Guy: ‘Take Five: including Andy Warhol and Lorde’, New Zealand Listener, 27/08/2013
  Davies, Catrin: ‘Martin Boyce: All Over/Again/And Again‘, this is tomorrow, 16/08/2013
  Jeffrey, Moira: ‘Exhibitions: At Land| Martin Boyce’, Scotland on Sunday, 20/07/2013
  Pollock, David: ‘All Over/Again/And Again’, The List, 11/07/2013
  Patience, Jan: ‘Heavy Metal, Light Touch’, The Herald, 06/07/2013
  ‘Agenda- United States, Arts: ‘Martin Boyce, It‘s Over and Over‘’, Wall Street International Magazine, 18/04/2013
  ‘Exhibition of New Work by Martin Boyce opens at Tanya Bonakdar Gallery’, Art Daily, 07/04/2013
  Clark, Robert: ‘Martin Boyce, Benoit Maire’, Guardian Guide, 03/2013
  Halle, Howard: ‘Ten sculptures exhibitions you should see: Martin Boyce, ‘It‘s Over and Over‘’, Time Out New York, 03/2013
2011 Miller, Phil: ‘Boyce‘s Turner Prize triumph makes it three in row for Scots’, The Herald, 06/12/2011
  Cornwell, Tim: ‘Boyce‘s Turner Prize win makes it three in a row for Scottish artists’, The Scotsman, 06/12/2011
  Higgins, Charlotte: ‘Fall and rise: autumnal installation beats bookies’ favourite to take Turner prize’, The Guardian, 06/12/2011
  Clark, Nick: ‘Get a load of this: Scottish artist‘s rubbish bin wins the Turner Prize’, i, 06/12/2011
  Clark, Nick: ‘Great Scots! For the third year running, Turner Prize is installed north of the border’, The Independent, 06/12/2011
  Singh, Anita: ‘How Scotland triumphed again‘, The Daily Telegraph, 06/12/2011
  Deal, Stephen: ‘Leaf it to Boyce to pick up the Turner Prize...’, Metro, 06/12/2011
  Hoyle, Ben: ‘Not a populist verdict as ‘utopia of unearthly beauty’ wins the Turner‘, The Times, 06/12/2011
  ‘Martin Boyce Scoops Influential Turner Prize’, ArtLyst, 05/12/2011
  Rimanelli, David: ‘La Carte D‘Apres Nature’, Artforum, 11/2011
  Wullshlager, Jackie: ‘A turn for the better’, Financial Times, 23/10/2011
  Adams, Tim: ‘Love for a ghost town in shades’, The Observer, 23/10/2011
  Darwent, Charles: ‘No better year to lose a tenner on the Turner’, The Independent on Sunday, 23/10/2011
  Januszczak, Waldemar: ‘The official view of the nation’, Sunday Times, 23/10/2011
  Harding, Eleanor: ‘A waste bin? No, this is Turner Prize genius’, Daily Mail, 21/10/2011
  Moss, Richard: ‘Art’, Culture 24, 21/10/2011
  ‘Culture - News’, Because London, 21/10/2011
  Newman, Martin: ‘Dog poo bin and some crumpled paper up for Turner Prize’, Daily Mirror, 21/10/2011
  Higginson, John: ‘Euro rebellion grows’, Metro, 21/10/2011
  Sharp, Rob: ‘Eyes on the Prize’, The Independent, 21/10/2011
  Higgins, Charlotte: ‘Is it exciting fresh art or the same old thing? At the Baltic it might be both’, The Guardian, 21/10/2011
  Cornwell, Tim: ‘It‘s art, not sport - no-one should win, says prize favourite’, The Scotsman, 21/10/2011
  Paxman, Lauren: ‘News’, Mail Online, 21/10/2011
  Dorment, Richard: ‘The best Turner Prize contenders for ages’, The Daily Telegraph, 21/10/2011
  Miller, Phil: ‘Turner favourite claims award is ‘no part of art‘’, The Herald, 21/10/2011
  Dorment, Richard: ‘Turner Prize 2011 exhibition, BALTIC, Gateshead, review’, The Telegraph Online, 21/10/2011
  Thomas Keane & Maddie Bates: ‘Turner Prize 2011 Opens On The Tyne’, ArtLyst, 21/10/2011
  Higgins, Charlotte: ‘Turner prize 2011 shortlist unveiled as exhibition opens at Baltic in Gateshead’, The Guardian, 21/10/2011
  ‘Turner Prize 2011’, Cassone, 21/10/2011
  Guner, Fisun: ‘Turner Prize 2011, Baltic, Gateshead’, The Arts Desk, 21/10/2011
  Searle, Adrian: ‘Turner prize 2011: Shaw‘s world of small miseries looms large’, The Guardian, 21/10/2011
  Campbell-Johnston, Rachel: ‘Urban wastelands doing battle with a slut‘s bathroom’, The Times, 21/10/2011
  Collett-White, Mike: ‘Short on shocks, Turner art prize leaves London‘,, 20/10/2011
  ‘Turner Prize 2011 nominee Martin Boyce’, Telegraph, 20/10/2011
  Singh, Anita: ‘Turner Prize 2011: Figurative painting competes with park bin’, Telegraph, 20/10/2011
  Youngs, Ian: ‘Turner Prize exhibits go on show in Gateshead’, BBC News, 20/10/2011
  Hoyle, Ben: ‘Turner Prize is ‘no good for art’’, The Times, 20/10/2011
  ‘Turner Prize nominees on show in Gateshead’, BBC News, 20/10/2011
  ‘Turner Prize Shortlist Preview‘, Metro, 20/10/2011
  ‘Turner Prize to boost Tyneside profile as thousands visit’, BBC News, 20/10/2011
  Millard, Coline: ‘Art News’, Artinfo, 19/10/2011
  Tighe, Chris: ‘Turner trimph’, Financial Times, 18/10/2011
  Urwin Jones, Sarah: ‘Break for the Border‘, The Herald, 15/10/2011
  Basciano, Olivier: ‘No 1: S1 Artspace, Sheffield’, Art Review, 10/2011
  Gygax, Raphael: ‘Sculpture Now’, Flash Art, 10/2011
  Wullschlager, Jackie: ‘Turner Prize’, Financial Times, 10/2011
  Sutton, Kate: ‘Critics’ Picks: “La Carte d’Après Nature”’, Artforum, 09/2011
  Burnside, Anna: ‘From the gloom, a shinning light of Modernism’, The Independent, 27/05/2011
  Jeffrey, Moira: ‘Urban Legend’, Scotland on Sunday, 15/05/2011
  Kotzé, Talitha: ‘Martin Boyce’, The List, 05/2011
2010 Gockel, Cornelia: ‘Permanent Trouble, Aktuelle Kunst aus der Sammlung Kopp München’, Kunstforum Ostdeutsche Galerie, 03/2010
2009 Dorment, Richard: ‘Prize Collectors Leap of Faith’, Telegraph, 09/06/2009
  Campbell-Johnstone, Rachel: ‘Martin Boyce - sole Scot in the spotlight at the Venice Biennale’, Times Online, 08/06/2009
  Macmillan, Duncan: ‘Visual Arts Review: Martin Boyce‘, The Scotsman, 05/06/2009
  Sherwin, Skye: ‘Martin Boyce: Scottish Pavilion‘, Art Review, Issue 33 06/2009
  Miller, Phil: ‘Scottish ‘fractured landscapes’ head for Venice’, The Herald, 30/04/2009
  Cope, James: ‘Being Nothingness’, Light & Sie, 03/2009
  Cooper, Neil: ‘Martin Boyce: No Refelctions’, The List, 02/2009
2008 ‘Martin Boyce and udo Rondinone at Sculpture Center‘, New York Times, 10/2008
  Rimanelli, Davis: ‘Ugo Rondinone and Martin Boyce’, Artforum, 09/2008
2007 Mottram, Jack: ‘A Grille‘s best friend’, The Herald, 08/03/2007
  Lapp, Axel: ‘Martin Boyce’, Art Review, Issue 07 01/2007
  Møller, Lotte: ‘Martin Boyce’, Tema Celeste, Issue 119 01/2007
2005 Diederichsen, Diedrich: ‘FORMALISMUS’, Artforum, 03/2005
  Jeffery, Moira: ‘Mexican Lights’, Map, Issue 1 01/2005
2004 Mottram, Jack: ‘Martin Boyce’, The List, 10/06/2004
  Mansfield, Susan: ‘Maxed Boyce’, The Scotsman, 22/05/2004
  Jeffery, Moira: ‘Savage garden displays artist‘s maturing vision’, The Herald, 19/05/2004
  Gale, Iain: ‘Take heart all who enter this urban heaven and hell’, The Scotsman, 14/05/2004
  Mottram, Jack: ‘Martin Boyce’, The List, 2004
2003 Dallas, Sorcha: ‘Contemporary Abstraction‘, The List, 31/07/2003
  Hess, Barbara: ‘Martin Boyce’, Flash Art, 05/2003
  Dorment, Richard: ‘Garden of Strange Delights‘, Telegraph, 2003
  Bang-Larsen, Lars: ‘Martin Boyce’, Artforum, 2003
2001 Léith, Caoimhín Mac Giolla: ‘TRAUMA’, Artforum, 12/2001
  Hess, Barbara: ‘Martin Boyce’, Flash Art, 2001
2000 Smyth, Cherry: ‘Beck’s Futures’, Art Monthly, Number 236 05/2000
  Mahoney, Elisabeth: ‘Martin Boyce/ Ross Sinclair’, Art Monthly, Number 234 02/2000
  Doherty, Claire: ‘Martin Boyce/ Ross Sinclair’, Contemporary Visual Arts, 2000
  Blom, Ina: ‘What If’, Frieze, 2000
1999 McLaren, Duncan: ‘The Office of Misplaced Events’, The Independent on Sunday, 12/12/1999
  McFarland, Dale: ‘Martin Boyce’, Frieze, Issue 46 05/1999
  Fulcher, Dawn: ‘In the Midst Of Things’, Contemporary Visual Arts, 1999
  Farquarson, Alex: ‘In the Midst of Things‘, Frieze, 1999
  Beasley, Mark: ‘IN THE MIDST OF THINGS’, Untitled, 1999
  Mahoney, Elisabeth: ‘The Queen is Dead‘, Untitled, 1999
  Bird, Nicky: ‘The Queen is Dead’, Art Monthly, 1999
1998 Morrissey, Simon: ‘Material culture’, Contemporary Visual Arts, 1998
1995 Archer, Michael: ‘Something‘s Got to Give’, Art Monthly, Issue 185 04/1995
  Gordon, Douglas: ‘Hopeless’, Flash Art, 03/1995
1991 McArthur, Euan: ‘Windfall’, Variant, 1991
  Gillick, Liam: ‘Windfall’, Artscribe, 1991


2020 out of order, Verlag fur moderne Kunst, Nurnberg
2019 An Inn For Phantoms Of The Outside And In, Mount Stuart Trust, Isle of Bute
  Hanging Gardens, DISTANZ Verlag, Berlin
2018 She Sees The Shadows, DRAF / MOSTYN
2017 Müller, Dominikus: Art at Swiss Re Next,
  Creating Ourselves: The Self in Art, Whitechapel Gallery, London
  Eurovisons: Contemporary Art from the Goldberg Collection, National Art School, Sydney
2015 Will Bradley: Design in Reverse – Martin Boyce, in Sculptural Sphere, Sammlung Goetz, München
  Edited by: Axel Haubrok, Frank Hauschildt, Konstantin Haubrok: Thoughts that Breathe - Works of the Haubrok Collection at Fondation Hippocrène, Haubrok Foundation, Fondation Hippocrène
  When Now is Night, Princeton Architectural Press; Rhode Island School of Design
2013 A Partial Eclipse, MACK, London
2012 Martin Boyce, Snoeck Verlag, Cologne
2011 Gardens by Martin Boyce, Mono, London (Issue 4, Visual Essay. Supported by the Zabludowicz Collection)
  It's Not a Garden Table / Art and Design in the Expanded Field, JRP|Ringier, Zurich
  Turner Prize Booklet, Tate Publishing, London
2009 Martin Boyce, JRP|Ringier, Zurich
1999 Los Angeles (A capsule account), in Bent Aura, STOPSTOP, Glasgow
  Seven Wonders of the World, Book Works, London
1997 Glasgow: A Presentation of the Art Scene in the 90..., The Institute For Research Within International Contemporary Art (ForArt), Oslo

Exhibition Publications

2013 A Puppet, A Pauper, A Pirate, A Poet, A Pawn, and A King, Auckland Art Gallery, Auckland
2011 Breitseite: A, Bild-Kunst, Bonn
  Koln Skulpture # 6, Walther Koenig, Cologne
  Made in the UK: Contemporary Art from the Richard Brown Baker Collection, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence (Exhibition catalogue)
  Nothing in the World but Youth, Turner Contemporary, Margate
2010 Alexander Calder and Contemporary Art: Form Balance Joy, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (MCA), Chicago
  Permanent trouble kunst aus de Sammlung Kopp München, Kunstforum Ostdeutsche Galerie, Regensburg
  The Library of Babel - In and Out of Place, Zabudowicz Collection, London
  The New Decor, Hayward Publishing, London
2009 Being and Nothingness, Light&Sie, Dallas, Texas
  No Reflections, Dundee Contemporary Arts (DCA), Dundee
2007 Echo Room - Art from Great Britain, The British Council, London
  Skulptur projekte münster 07, Kunstakademie Münster, Münster (Martin Boyce in an interview with Antonia Lotz)
  Suspended Breath, Atelier Hermes, Seoul
2006 Again for Tomorrow, Royal College of Art, London
  Strange I’ve Seen That Face Before, Städtisches Museum Abteiberg, Moenchengladbach
2005 Sodium & Asphalt, Museo de arte Contempoánea de Monterrey, Mexico
  This Storm Is What We Call Progress, Arnolfini, Bristol
2004 Formalismus. Modern Kunst, heute (Formalism. Modern Art, today), Hatje Cantz Verlag, Ostfildern-Ruit
  Formualisms Moderne Kunst Heute, Kunstverein in Hamburg, Hamburg
  La Partie Continue, Le crédac - Centre d’art contemporain d’Ivry, (ed.)
2003 Bad Behaviour, Hayward Publishing, London
  Martin Boyce, This Place is Dreaming, (monograph), Contemporary Art Gallery and Tramway, Vancouver and Glasgow
  Undead Dreams (monograph), RomaRomaRoma, Rome
2002 Dornbracht installation projects, Martin Boyce: For 1959 Capital Avenue, Frankfurt am Main, Frankfurt am Main (Interview in exhibition guide)
  Greyscale/CMYK, Tramway, Glasgow
  Happy Outsiders from London and Scotland, ZachÄ™ta PaÅ„stowowa Galeria Sztuki, Warzsawa
  MARTIN BOYCE: FOR 1959 CAPITAL AVENUE, Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt am Main (monograph)
  My Head is on Fire but my Heart is Full of Love, Charlottenborg Exhibition Hall, Copenhagen
  Still Life, British Council, London
2001 Here and Now: Scottish Art 1990-2000, Dundee Contemporary Arts, Dundee
  Trauma, Hayward Publishing, London
  Zero Gravity, Kunstverein in Hamburg, Hamburg
2000 MARTIN BOYCE, The Jerwood Gallery, London
  Martin Boyce: When Now Is Night, The Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh
1999 Martin Boyce, Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh
1998 morning star evening star, 200 Gertrude Street & Museum of Modern Art at Heide, Melbourne