Simon Starling

Born 1967, Epsom; Lives in Copenhagen.


1992 MFA, Glasgow School of Art
1990 BA (Hons) Photography, Nottingham Polytechnic

Current & Forthcoming

2015 Kunstpark Ordrupgaard, Charlottenlund
  ‘Devils in the Making’, GOMA, Glasgow
  ‘Collected by Thea Westreich Wagner and Ethan Wagner’, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
2016 ‘Red, Green, Blue, Loom Music’, Franco Noero, Turin
  Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham
  Backlit, Nottingham
  Kunstmuseum St.Gallen, St Gallen

Solo Exhibitions

2015 ‘Nine Feet Later’, The Modern Institute, 3 Aird's Lane, Glasgow
  ‘Metamorphology’, Musée d'art contemporain, Montréal
  ‘Bowls, Plates’, Casa Estudio Luis Barragán/Luis Barragán House and Studio, Mexico City
  ‘Simon Starling in collaboration with Pilar Pellicer and Yasuo Miichi’, Museo Experimental El Eco, Mexico City
2014 ‘Simon Starling: Metamorphology’, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
  ‘Pictures for an Exhibition’, The Arts Club of Chicago, Chicago
  ‘Project Gallery: Simon Starling’, Pèrez Art Museum Miami, Miami
  ‘Simon Starling: In Speculum’, City Gallery, Wellington
  ‘The Expedition’, Statens Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen
2013 ‘Loft Lift Presentation’, Moderna Museet, Stockholm
  ‘Open Stores #03’, Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, Stuttgart
  ‘Simon Starling: In Speculum’, Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane
  ‘Simon Starling: In Speculum’, Monash University Museum of Art – MUMA, Caulfield East
  ‘Black Drop’, Modern Art, Oxford
  ‘Phantom Ride’, Duveen Galleries, Tate Britain, London (Tate Britain Commission 2013)
2012 ‘Triangulation Station B (52°31’39.61″ N 13°23’38.64″ E)’, neugerriemschneider, Berlin
  ‘Triangulation Station A (40°44’49.17″N 74° 0’22.45″W)’, Casey Kaplan, New York
  ‘Transit of Venus’, Radcliff Observatory, Oxford (One day event)
  ‘Reprototypes, Triangulations and Road Tests’, Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary, Vienna (In collaboration with SUPERFLEX)
  ‘Trois cent cinquante kilogrammes par mètre carrè’, La Kunsthalle Mulhouse, Mulhouse
2011 Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhagen
  ‘F as in Foglia’, Franco Noero, Turin
  ‘Recent History’, Tate St Ives, Cornwall
  ‘Project for a Masquerade (Hiroshima)’, Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima, Japan (Curated by Yukie Kamiya)
2010 ‘Recent History’, Contemporary Art Centre, Malaga
  ‘Project for a Masquerade (Hiroshima): The Mirror Room’, The Modern Institute, 14—20 Osborne Street, Glasgow
  ‘Red Rivers’, Kamel Mennour, Paris
2009 ‘THEREHERETHENTHERE (Works 1997-2009)’, MAC/VAL, Musée d'Art Contemporain du Val-de-Marne, Two part exhibition. Extending to Parc Saint Léger – Centre d’art contemporain de Pougues-les-Eaux
  ‘Inverted Retrograde Theme, USA (House for a Songbird)’, Bass Museum of Art, Miami Beach
  ‘Paul Henningsen - BLACK OUT’, Kunsthallen Brandts, Odense, Denmark (with Superflex)
  ‘Red White Blue’, Casey Kaplan, New York
  ‘The Long Ton’, neugerriemschneider, Berlin
  ‘Under Lime’, Temporäre Kunsthalle, Berlin
2008 ‘CONCRETE LIGHT’, Limerick City Gallery of Art, Limerick
  ‘Cuttings (Supplement)’, The Power Plant, Toronto
  ‘Plant Room’, Kunstraum Dornbirn, Dornbirn
  ‘Project for a Public Sculpture (After Thomas Annan)’, The Modern Institute/Toby Webster Ltd (offsite), Glasgow
  ‘Richard Long and Simon Starling’, Spike Island, Bristol
  ‘The Nanjing Particles’, MASS MoCA, North Adams, Massachusetts
  ‘Three Birds, Seven Stories, Interpolations and Bifurcations’, Ludwig Museum - Museum of Contemporary Art, Budapest
  ‘Three Birds, Seven Stories, Interpolations and Bifurcations’, Galleria Franco Noero, Turin
2007 ‘Kintsugi, Simon Starling’, Aktuelle Kunst im Schaukasten, Herisau, Switzerland (Appenzell Biennale)
  ‘Nachbau/Reconstruction’, Museum Folkwang, Essen
  ‘Particle Projection (Loop)’, Wiels Centre for Contemporary Art, Brussels
  ‘Simon Starling’, Casey Kaplan, New York
2006 ‘Autoxylopyrocycloboros’, Cove Park, Scotland (touring to Heidelburger Kunstverein, Heidelberg)
  ‘Wilhelm Noack OHG’, Galerie neugerriemschneider, Berlin
  ‘[24 hr. Tangenziale]’, Galleria Franco Noero, Turin
2005 ‘Cuttings’, Museum fur Gegenwartskunst, Basel
  ‘C.A.M. Crassulacaen Acid Metabolism’, Void, Derry
2004 ‘Tabernas Desert Run’, The Modern Institute/Toby Webster Ltd, Glasgow
  Casey Kaplan, New York
  ‘Exposition’, Fundacio Juan Miro, Barcelona
  ‘One Ton’, neugerriemschneider, Berlin
2003 Villa Arson, Nice
  ‘Carbon’, Städtische Ausstellungshalle am Hawerkamp, Münster
  ‘Work, Made-Ready, In Light of Nature’, Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Rome
2002 ‘Djungel’, DCA, Dundee
  ‘FLAGA, (1972-2002)’, Franco Noero, Turin
  ‘Hammer Projects - Simon Starling’, UCLA Hammer Museum, Los Angeles
  ‘Inverted Retrograde Theme, USA’, Casey Kaplan, New York
  ‘Kakteenhaus’, Portikus, Frankfurt
  ‘Matthew Jones / Simon Starling’, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney
2001 neugerriemschneider, Berlin
  ‘Burn-Time’, Lichthaus Plus Neue Kunst, Bremen
  ‘Burn-Time/ Reading Room’, Galerie für Gegenwartskunst, Barbara ClaassenSchmal, Bremen
  ‘CMYK / RGB’, FRAC Languedoc-Roussillon, Montpellier
  ‘Inverted Retrograde Theme, Rescued Rhododendrons’, Secession, Vienna
  ‘Poul Henningsen Simon Starling’, Cooper Gallery, Dundee
  ‘Simon Starling’, John Hansard Gallery, Southhampton
  ‘Work, Made-Ready’, Les Baux-de-Provence, Kunstverein in Hamburg, Hamburg
2000 Studio 2000, Cologne
  Museu Serralves - Museu de Arte Contemporãnea, Porto
  Preston Museum and Art Gallery, Preston, England
  ‘Method 1’, Signal, Malmö
  ‘Open Studio’, Camden Arts Centre, London
1999 ‘Blinky Palermo Prize’, Galerie fur Zeitgenössische Kunst, Leipzig
1998 ‘Le Jardin Suspendu’, The Modern Institute/Toby Webster Ltd, Glasgow
  ‘Project for a Modern Museum’, Moderna Museet Project Room, Stockholm
1997 ‘Blue Boat Black’, Transmission, Glasgow
1995 ‘An Eichbaum Pils beer can’, The Showroom, London

Group Exhibitions

2015 ‘A story within a story…’, Göteborg International Biennial for Contemporary Art, Göteborg (curated by Elvira Dyangani Ose)
  ‘Making It’, The Space, Sevenoaks School
  ‘die erde, zur gleichen zeit halb so klein und doppelt so gross’, Sammlung Haubrok, Berlin
  ‘IMAGINE REALITY RAY 2015 Fotografieprojekte Frankfurt / RheinMain’, MMK, Frankfurt
  ‘Tesla Revisited’, Vitraria Glass +A Museum, Venice
  ‘Re-Corbusier’, Maison La Roche - Fondation Le Corbusier, Paris
  ‘MetaModern’, Krannert Art Museum, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
  ‘Traces and Remains: Inquiries into the Present’, The Coppel Collection, Mexico City
2014 ‘They Used to Call it the Moon’, Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead
  ‘One Million Years - System und Symptom’, Museum fur Gegenwartskunst, Basel
  ‘ART Fahrenheit 451: Sailing into the sea of oblivion’, Yokohama Triennale, Yokohama
  ‘GENERATION: 25 Years of Contemporary Art in Scotland’, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh
  ‘Body Void: Echoes of Moore in Contemporary Art’, The Henry Moore Foundation, Perry Green
  ‘Extraction’, AV Festival, Newcastle/Gateshead, Sunderland and Middlesbrough
  ‘Since 1843: in the Making’, College of Art & Design and Built Environment, Nottingham Trent University, Nottingham
  ‘Lens based sculpture - The change of the sculpture through photography’, Akademie der Künste, Berlin
  ‘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 ‘A Whole Range of Furtively Titillating Stereotypes’, Galerie Micheline Szwajcer, Antwerp
  ‘The Way of the Shovel’, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
  ‘Aquatopia - The Imaginary of the Deep’, Tate St Ives, Cornwall
  ‘Cross Over - Photography of Science-Science of Photography’, Fotomuseum, Winterthur
  ‘Aquatopia - The Imaginary of the Deep’, Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham
  ‘Tipping Point’, Wolverhampton Art Gallery, Wolverhampton
  ‘DLA Piper Series: Constellations’, Tate Liverpool, Liverpool
  ‘La Fabrique des Possibles’, Frac Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur, Marseille
  ‘Puppet Show’, Eastside Projects, Birmingham
  ‘Ja Natuurlijk’, Gemeentemuseum, Den Haag
  ‘Festival Island #2’, Cneai, Chatou
  ‘art is: new art. Reflections on Schönberg’, Arnold Schönberg Center, Vienna
  ‘Group Show’, Jean-Gabriel Mitterrand Gallery, Paris
  ‘Le Pont’, Marseilles Contemporary Art Museum, Marseilles
  ‘Revealed’, Stonescape, Napa, CA
2012 ‘When Attitudes Became Form Become Attitudes’, CCA Wattis Institute, San Francisco
  H+ projektet, Helsingborg
  ‘Tomorrow Was Already Here’, Museo Tamayo, Mexico City
  ‘Tales of the City: Art Fund International and the GoMA collection’, GOMA, Glasgow
  ‘On the Edge of the World: Selected works from the British Council Collection’, Oriel Myrddin Gallery, Camarthen
  ‘Plus de croissance : un capitalisme idéal…’, Centre d’art contemporain de la Ferme du Buisson, Marne-la-Vallée
  ‘Camera Work’, The Adam Art Gallery, Victoria University of Wellington, Wellington
2011 ‘e.g.’, Kunsthaus Graz, Universalmuseum Joanneum, Graz (with Superflex)
  ‘Found in Translation’, Casino, Luxemburg (Curated by Emmanuel Lambion)
  ‘Carlo Mollino. Maniera Moderna’, Haus der Kunst, Munich (Curated by Chris Dercon)
  ‘Mystics or Rationalists?’, Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh (Edinburgh Art Festival)
  ‘Ostalgia’, New Museum, New York
  ‘MOMENTUM 2011’, Nordic Biennial for Nordic Contemporary Art, Moss (6th Nordic Biennial)
  ‘Measuring the World. Heterotopias and Knowledge Spaces in Art’, Kunsthaus Graz, Universalmuseum Joanneum, Graz (with Superflex)
  ‘Staging the Archive’, MACE Museu de Arte Contemporanea de Elvas, Portugal, Elvas, Portugal
2010 ‘A Place Out of History’, Museo Tamayo, Mexico City
  ‘México esperado/inesperado’, Espace de Creation Contemporaine de la Province de Hainaut, Charleroi
  ‘Les Lendemains d'Hier’
  ‘Languages and Experimentations. Young Artists in a Contemporary Collection’, MART museum, Rovereto
  ‘Fall Out’, Malmö
  ‘BOOK SHOW’, Eastside Projects, Birmingham
  ‘Tracks, Traces and Transformations’, Nest, Den Haag
  ‘Unsichtbare Schatten – Bilder der Verunsicherung’, MARTA Museum of Art & Design, Herford (With Superflex)
2009 ‘Altermodern’, Tate Triennalle, London
  ‘Capturing Time’, Kadist Art Foundation, Paris
  ‘Fare Mondi/Making Worlds’, 53rd Venice Biennale, Venice
  ‘Free as Air and Water’, The Cooper Union, New York
  ‘Radical Nature’, Barbican Art Gallery, London
  ‘Space as Medium’, Pérez Art Museum Miami, Miami (curated by René Morales)
  ‘The Quick and the Dead’, Walker Arts Centre, Minneapolis
  ‘The Space of the Work and the Place of the Object’, Sculpture Center, New York
2008 ‘History in the Making: A Retrospective of the Turner Prize’, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo (Touring to Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Moscow)
  ‘Close Up’, Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh
  ‘Ephemera’, Green on Red Gallery, Dublin
  ‘GREENWASHING Environment: Perils, Promises and Perplexities’, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo per l'Arte, Torino (and Palazzo Ducale di Laurino, Parco Nazionale del Cilento, Salerno)
  ‘ITALIA ITALIE ITALIEN ITALY WŁOCHY’, ARCOS Museo d'Arte Contemporanea del Sannio, Benevento, Italy
  ‘Objects of Value’, Pèrez Art Museum Miami, Miami
  ‘What is Life – Christine Borland, Graham Fagen and Simon Starling’, The Plant Exhibition Hall, Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, Edinburgh
  ‘Amateurs’, CCA Wattis Institute, San Francisco
  ‘Reality Check’, Statens Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen
2007 ‘Turner Prize: A Retrospective 1984–2006’, Tate Britain, London
  2nd Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art, Moscow
  ‘Des mondes perdus’, CAPC, Bordeaux
  ‘Held Together With Water - Art from the Verbund Collection’, Austrian Museum of Applied Arts/ Contemporary Art, Vienna
  ‘Immagini, Forme e Natura delle Alpi’, Fondazione Gruppo Credito Valtellinese, Palazzo Pretorio, Sondrio (curated by Danilo Eccher)
  ‘Made in Germany’, Sprengel Museum, Hannover (Kunstverein Hannover, Hannover; kestnergesellschaft, Hannover)
  ‘Still Life: Art, Ecology and the Politics of Change’, Sharjah Biennale 8, Sharjah
  ‘ZPC Volet #3 entreprises singulières’, Musée d’art Contemporain du Val-de-Marne, Paris
  ‘The history of a decade that has not yet been named’, Biennale de Lyon, Lyon
2006 ‘Busan Biennial’, Busan, South Korea
  ‘Ectopia: The Second ICP Triennial of Photography and Video’, International Center for Photography, New York
  ‘Periferic 7: Focussing Iasi/Strategies of Learning’, International Biennial for Contemporary Art, Iasi
  ‘Strange I've Seen That Face Before’, Museum Abteiberg, Moenchengladbach
  ‘If it didn’t exist you’d have to invent it: a partial Showroom history’, The Showroom, London
2005 ‘The Turner Prize’, Tate Britain, London (nominee)
  ‘Goodbye Fourteenth Street’, Gallery Casey Caplan, New York
  ‘Omaggio al Quadrato’, Franco Noero, Turin
  ‘Parallel Life’, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt
  ‘Universal Experience: Art, Life, and the Tourist's Eye’, MCA, Chicago
2004 Sao Paolo Biennale, Sao Paolo
  ‘In the beginning there was the journey’, 28th Biennale de Arte de Pontevedra, Pontevedra
  ‘Schöner Wohnen, kunst van heden voor alle dagen’, BE-PART, Platform voor actuele kunst
  ‘LAB’, Kröller-Müller Museum, Otterlo
2003 Sculpture Biennale, Münsterland
  Franco Noero, Turin
  Special Dédicace, Rochechouart Museum of Contemporary Art, Rochechouart
  ‘Faking Real’, Neiman Gallery, Columbia University School of the Arts
  ‘GNS (Global Navigation System)’, Palais de Tokyo, Paris
  ‘Independence’, South London Gallery, London
  ‘Individual Systems’, Venice Biennale, Venice
  ‘Interplay’, The Moore building, Miami
  ‘Moving Pictures’, Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, Bilbao
  ‘OUTLOOK’, International Art Exhibition, Athens
  ‘The Moderns’, Castello di Rivoli, Rivoli
  ‘Hands Up, Baby, Hands Up!’, Oldenburger Kunstverein, Oldenburg
  ‘ZENOMAP - New Works from Scotland for the Venice Bienalle’, 50th Venice Biennale, Venice
2002 ‘Barby Asante, Journey into the East’, The Showroom, London
  ‘Der Globale Complex - continental drift’, Grazer Kunstverein, Graz
  ‘Exchange and Transform’, Kunstverein, Munich
  ‘Lap Dissolve’, Casey Kaplan, New York
  ‘No return, Positionen aus der Sammlung Haubrock’, Museum Abteiberg, Moenchengladbach
  ‘Sphere’, Sir John Soane's Museum, London
  ‘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)
  ‘Summer Cinema’, Casey Kaplan, New York
  ‘Wrong Time, Wrong Place’, Kunsthalle Basel, Basel
  ‘Zusammenhange herstellen’, Kunstverein Hamburg, Hamburg
  Roma Roma Roma, Rome
  Manifesta 4, Frankfurt
  ‘'Happy Outsiders from London and Scotland’, Zacheta Gallery, Warsaw
  ‘My Head is on Fire but my Heart is Full of Love’, Charlottenborg Museum, Copenhagen
2001 ‘1998 - 2001’, DESTE Foundation, Athens
  ‘Circles’, Karlsruhe, Germany
  ‘Dévoler vivent les Frac’, Institute d'Art contemporain, Villeurbanne
  ‘Der Larsen Effekt’, Centre für Gegenwartskunst Linz/ Casino Luxembourg, Luxembourg
  ‘East Doors (North)’, Harris Museum and Art Gallery, Preston (project)
  ‘Experiment the Real’, Albi, France
  ‘G3’, Casey Kaplan, New York
  ‘Let's Get to Work’, Susquehanna Art Museum, Harrisburg
  ‘Silk Purse’, Arnolfini, Bristol
  ‘Squatters 2’, Witte de With, Rotterdam
  ‘Strategies Against Architecture II’, Laboratorio per l’Arte Contemporanea, Pisa
  ‘Total Object Complete With Missing Parts’, Tramway, Glasgow
  ‘Words and Things’, CCA, Glasgow
  ‘Here and Now: Scottish Art 1990-2001’, Dundee Contemporary Arts, Dundee; Aberdeen Art Gallery, Aberdeen
  ‘Open Country’, Musee Cantonal des Beaux-Arts, Lausanne
  ‘Squatters’, Serralves Foundation, Porto
2000 Grant Selwyn Fine Art, Beverly Hills
  ‘Artifice’, DESTE Foundation, Athens
  ‘Futureperfect’, CVA, Cardiff
  ‘If I Ruled the World’, CCA, Glasgow
  ‘Micropolitiques’, Le Magasin, Grenoble
  ‘Play-Use’, Witte de With, Rotterdam
  ‘Robières/ Roberies’, Marres Centre for Contemporary Art, Maastricht
  ‘Spaceship’, Bluecoat Gallery, LIverpool
  ‘The British Art Show 5’, Edinburgh; Cardiff
  ‘The work in this space is a response to the existing conditions and/or work previously shown within the space’, neugerriemschneider, Berlin
  ‘Manifesta 3’, European Biennial of Contemporary Art, Ljubljana
  ‘What If...’, Moderna Museet, Stockholm
1999 ‘Artist's Project’, Dundee Contemporary Arts, Dundee
  ‘Dummy’, Catalyst Arts, Belfast
  ‘Fang den Hut’, Galerie Eigen
  ‘Fireworks’, De Appel, Amsterdam
  ‘The Office of Misplaced Events’, 51 Cleveland St, London
  ‘Thinking Aloud’, Camden Arts Centre, London
  ‘Tyrebagger Sculpture Project’, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
  ‘Un Certain’, ATA Centre d'Art Contemporain, Sofia
  ‘If I Ruled the World’, Living Art Museum, Reykjavik
1998 The Modern Institute, Glasgow at Sadie Coles HQ
  ‘Bad Faith’, 3 month Gallery, Liverpool
  ‘Family’, Inverleith House, Edinburgh
  ‘Lost and Found’, Decima Gallery, London
  ‘Moderna Museet Project’, Moderna Museet, Stockholm
  ‘Reconstructions’, Smart Project Space, Amsterdam
  ‘Strolling’, Museum of Modern Art at Heide, Melbourne
1997 ‘B.c.c.’, Cleveland and The Tannery, London
  ‘Fishing For Shapes’, Kunstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin
  ‘Glasgow’, Kunsthalle Bern, Bern
  ‘L'Automne dans toutes ses collections’, MAC, Marseille
  ‘Nerve: Glasgow projects’, ArtSpace, Sydney
  ‘Wish You Were Here Too’, 83 Hill Street, Glasgow
1996 ‘After You Made Me Soft Again’, Galerie Barz, Hanover
  ‘Fishing for Shapes’, Projektraum Voltmerstrasse, Hanover
  ‘Once Removed’, Laure Genillard, London
  ‘City Limits’, Staffordshire University, Stoke on Trent
  ‘Kilt ou Double’, La Vigie Gallery, Nómes
  ‘Sick Building’, Transmission Gallery at Globe Space, Copenhagen
1995 ‘Kabinett fur Zeichnung’, Kampnagel, Hamburg
  ‘Maikafer Flieg’, Bunker Köln-Ehrenfeld, Köln
  ‘About Place’, Collective Gallery, Edinburgh
1994 ‘Die Zweite Wirklichkeit Aktuelle Aspekte des Mediums Kunst’, Wilhelmspalais, Stuttgart
  ‘Institute of Cultural Anxiety’, ICA, London
  ‘Miniatures’, The Agency, London
  ‘Modern Art’, Transmission, Glasgow
  ‘Oriel Mostyn Open’, Oriel Mostyn, Llandudno
1993 ‘BT New Contemporaries’, Travelling Exhibition
  ‘Left Luggage’, Travelling Exhibition
  ‘Matter and Fact’, Collection Gallery, London
1992 ‘Gesture No. 5’, Post West Gallery, Adelaide
  ‘Invisible Cities’, Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh
  ‘Three New Works’, Transmission, Glasgow
1991 ‘Camera Work’, The Adam Art Gallery, Victoria University of Wellington, Wellington
  ‘Hugo Boss Prize 2004’, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York
  ‘Museum Piece’, Mackintosh Museum, Glasgow School of Art

Group Screenings

2013 ‘Seven films about space and time’, neugerriemschneider, Berlin (Screening of In Speculum)
  Lo schermo dell'arte Film Festival, Florence (Screening of Black Drop)
  Radcliff Observatory, Oxford (Screening of Black Drop)
  Rotterdam International Film Festival, Rotterdam (Screening of Black Drop)


2014 ‘I'm Yours’, Standard (OSLO), Oslo



2015 Fabbris, Eva: ‘Simon Starling: Nine Feet Later’, Mousse, 12/2015
2013 Rappolt, Mark: ‘Profile: Simon Starling’, Art Review, Issue 66 03/2013
  Burnside, Anna: ‘Starling Work’, Home and Interiors Scotland, 03/2013
  Bembekoff, Mark: ‘Curatorial/Postcuratorial’, Palais de Tokyo, No.18 2013
2012 Bishop, Claire: ‘Digital Divide’, Artforum International, 09/2012
  Starling, Simon: The story behind an artwork, in the artist‘s own words, Modern Painters, 09/2012
2011 Starling, Simon: ‘Artistic Research: Project for a Masquerade (Hiroshima) - From Hard Graft to Happy Accident’, Texte zur Kunst, 06/2011
  Degen, Natasha: ‘Simon Starling’, Frieze, Issue 137 04/2011
  Starling, Simon: ‘A Nuclear Masquerade’, Tate etc., Issue 21 03/2011
  Gronlund, Melissa: ‘Simon Starling’, Catalogue Contemporary Art Magazine, Issue 6 03/2011
  Jones, Jonathon: ‘Simon Starling - review’, The Guardian Online, 23/02/2011
  Lowndes, Sarah: ‘Slow Dazzle’, Spike Art Quarterly, 02/2011
2010 Starling, Simon: ‘Micheal Stevenson, On How Things Behave’, Artforum International, 12/2010
  ‘Art for the World (the Expo) - The City of Forking Paths’, Shanghai World Expo, 05/2010
  Johnstone, Lesley: Utopianism, Les Lendemains d‘heir (exhibition catalogue), MACM Montrèal, 05/2010
  Starling, Simon: Electroretroprotomodern, Les Lendemains d‘heir, MACM Montréal, 30/04/2010
  Wade Saunders & Annet Rochette: ‘Simon Starling Making Connections’, Art in America, 02/2010
2009 Gopnik, Blake: ‘Head north and follow the signs of contemporary times’, The Washington Post, 22/11/2009
  Jackson, Matthew Jesse: ‘The Quick and the Dead’, Artforum, 11/2009
  Beasley, Stephen: ‘Radical Nature’, Frieze, Issue 126 10/2009
  Egan, Maura: ‘Art Awards, and the Nominees Are...’, New York Time blogs, 23/09/2009
  Stern, Steven: ‘The Quick and the Dead’, frieze online, 09/2009
  Townshend, Emma: ‘Barbican shows how to save the planet with Radical Nature exhibition’, Times Online, 13/06/2009
  Andrea Yablonsky, Linda: ‘You Had to Be There’, ArtNews, 06/2009
  Gabler, Jay: ‘The Quick and the Dead’ at the Walker: A Beautiful Madhouse, Twin Cities Daily Planet, 25/04/2009
  Kerr, Euan: ‘‘The Quick and the Dead’ Brings concepts to the Walker, Minnesota’, Public Radio, 24/04/2009
  ‘Walker Art Center Announces Exhibition that Examines the Magic and Mysteries of Conceptual Art’,, 02/04/2009
  West, Richard: ‘Autoxylopyrocycloboros’, Source, Issue 58 2009
  Jacobson, Alex: ‘Boston: Simon Starling’, Map, Issue 19 2009
  Cotton, Michelle: ‘Close-Up’, Frieze, Issue 120 2009
  Viliani (curs.): ‘The Exotic’, Kaleidoscope, Issue 01 2009
2008 Mahoney, Elisabeth: ‘Richard Long/Simon Starling’, Art Monthly, 11/2008
  Drake, Cathyrn: ‘Simon Starling: Galleria Franco Noero’, Artforum, 10/2008
  Myres, Julian: ‘Amateurs’, Frieze, Issue 117 09/2008
  ‘Making-of: Simon Starling Shedboatshed (Moblie Architecture No 2), 2005’, Monopol, 06/2008
  McLaughlin, Bryne: ‘Simon Starling in Review: 21st-century Colonialism’, Canadian Art, 27/03/2008
  Sandals, Leah: ‘Avenue Questions & Artists: Henry Moore and more’, National Post, Toronto, 06/03/2008
  Enright, Robert: ‘Artist a master of ‘now you see it, now you don’t’’, The Globe and Mail, 03/2008
  Wainwright, Jean: ‘Richard Long and Simon Starling’, Art World, Issue 7 2008
  Vegh, Stephanie: ‘Toronto: Simon Starling’, Map, Issue 114 2008
2007 Downey, Anthony: ‘Simon Starling: Sustainable Photography’, Next Level, 2007
2006 Duffy, Damien: ‘C.A.M’, Circa, Issue 115 2006
  Stange, Raimar: ‘The Dialectician’, Spike Magazine, Issue 07 2006
2005 Sharp, Jasper: ‘Man vs Nature’, Art Review, 12/2005
  Godfrey, Mark: ‘Simon Starling’, Frieze, Issue 94 10/2005
  Reust, Hans Rudolf: ‘Simon Starling’, Artforum, 10/2005
  Schwabsky, Barry: ‘Simon Starling’, Map, Issue 3 10/2005
  Godfrey, Mark: ‘Image Structures: Photography and Sculpture’, Artforum, 02/2005
2004 Stange, Raimar: ‘Mehr oder Weniger’, Spike Magazine, 10/2004
  Kimmelmann, Michael: ‘Simon Starling’, The New York Times, 12/03/2004
  Vogel, Carol: ‘Boss Prize Finalists’, The New York Times, 06/02/2004
  Birnbaum, Daniel: ‘Transporting Visions’, Artforum, 02/2004
  Jeffrey, Moira: ‘I want to ride my bicycle’, The Herald, 09/01/2004
  Gioni, Massimiliano: ‘Simon Starling, The Bricoleur’, Carnet, 2004
2003 Ehlers, Fiona: ‘Sieben Rhododendren reisen nach Hause’, Kulturspiegel, 10/2003
  Fox, Dan: ‘50th Venice Bienniale’, Frieze, Issue 77 09/2003
  Vetrocq, Marcia E.: ‘Venice Bienniale: Every Idea But One’, Art in America, 09/2003
  Brevi, Manuela: ‘Arte eventi’, Arte, 06/2003
  Vanderbilt, Tom: ‘A Thousand Words’, Artforum, 05/2003
  Lorch, Catrin: ‘La Biennale di Venezia’, Kunstbulletin, 2003
  Milner, Jacqueline: ‘Matthew Jones and Simon Starling’, Broadsheet, 2003
  Menin, Samuele, Valentina Sansone: ‘Sculpture Forever, Contemporary Sculpture (Part I)’, Flash Art, 2003
  Selvaratnam, Troy: ‘The Starling Variations’, Parkett, 2003
  Dunn, Melissa: ‘The Venice Biennale: Slouching Toward Utopia’, Flash Art, 2003
2002 Römer, Stefan: ‘Zusammenbiegen, was das Zeug halt’, Texte zur Kunst, 12/2002
  Hill, Peter: ‘Double Vision’, The Sydney Morning Herald, 25/10/2002
  Low, Lenny Ann: ‘Matthew Jones/ Simon Starling’, The Sydney Morning Herald, 17/10/2002
  Danicke, Sandra: ‘Cereus, Kaktus aus Spanien’, Neue Zurcher Zeitung, 04/10/2002
  Hohmann, Silke: ‘Die Überlegenheit des Unwegs’, Frankfurter Rundschau, 14/09/2002
  ‘Katkeenhaus von Simon Starling im Portikus’, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, 14/09/2002
  Keil, Frank: ‘Schwimmtofu an Schweineporträt’, Frankfurter Rundschau, 07/08/2002
  Mahoney, Elisabeth: ‘Into Dundee’s arty jungle, The Guardian, 11/07/2002
  Klaas, Nicole and Heiko Klaas: ‘West-östliche Vereinigung’, Kieler Nachrichten, 06/07/2002
  Gardner, Belinda Grace: ‘Die Tiere beten jeden Tag zum lieben Tofu’, Die Welt, 07/2002
  Leffingwell, Edward: ‘Simon Starling’, Art in America, 07/2002
  Gale, Iain: ‘The resurrection man’, Sunday Herald, 30/06/2002
  Mansfield, Susan: ‘A Wing and a Prayer’, The Scotsman, 22/06/2002
  Burton, Joanna: ‘Simon Starling’, Time Out NY, 21/03/2002
  Levin, Kim: ‘Simon Starling’, The Village Voice, 13/03/2002
  Gebbers, Anna-Catharina: ‘Zusammenhänge herstallen’, Artist Kunstmagazin, 03/2002
2001 Asthoff, Jens: ‘Simon Starling im Kunstverein’, Kunstbulletin, 10/2001
  ‘This Is Your Life’, Scotland on Sunday, 16/09/2001
  ‘Briten landen in Berlin’, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, 05/05/2001
  Weinrautner, Ina: ‘Werke mit doppeltem Boden’, Handelsblatt, 03/05/2001
  Stange, Raimer: ‘Public Relations’, Kunstbulletin, 05/2001
  Jeffrey, Moira: ‘CUSTOMS AND EXERCISE’, Sunday Herald, 21/01/2001
  Mahoney, Elisabeth: ‘Starling/ Henningsen’, The Guardian, 18/01/2001
  McKee, Francis: ‘Chicken or Egg?’, Frieze, Issue 56 2001
  Rosenberg, Angela: ‘Variations On A Theme’, Flash Art, 2001
2000 Griese, Horst: ‘Umwege machen das Leben interessanter’, Weser Kurier, 07/12/2000
  Esche, Charles: ‘Undomesticating Modernism’, Afterall, Issue 1 10/2000
  Mullholland, Neil: ‘If I Ruled the World’, Frieze, Issue 54 09/2000
  Hedberg, Hans: ‘NU’, The Nordic Art Review, 05/05/2000
  Paulli, Luca: ‘A Project for a Space’, Tema Celeste, 03/2000
  Hughes, Henry: ‘Meyric, Manifesta’, Tema Celeste, 03/2000
  Schultz, Deborah: ‘The Office of Misplaced Events (Temporary Annex)’, Art Monthly, 2000
1999 Sommer: ‘Vieldeutiges Spiel um Erinnerungen’, Leipziger Volkszeitung, 08/04/1999
  Kowa, Günter: ‘Der wundersame Fischzug mit der Museumsvitrine’, Mitteldeutsche Zeitung, 06/04/1999
  ‘Blinky Palmero-Stipendium’, Bild, 12/01/1999
  ‘Leipziger Premiere furs Palmero-Stipendium’, Leipziger Volkszeitung, 11/01/1999
  Shepheard, Paul: ‘Edgeless, Modeless’, Afterall, Issue 1 1999
  Tazaki, Anni L.: ‘Ready-Made Made-Ready’, Flyer, 1999
  Esche, Charles: ‘Undomesticating Modernism’, Afterall, Issue 1 1999
1998 Sinclair, Ross: ‘Blue Boat Black’, Frieze, Issue 38 1998
1997 Sinclair, Ross: ‘Simon Starling’, Frieze, Issue 38 1997
1996 Felmann, Melissa: ‘Matters of Fact’, New Conceptualism in Scotland, 1996
1995 Currah, Mark: ‘Showroom’, Time Out London, 07/1995
  Hunt, Ian: ‘Simon Starling’, Frieze, Issue 24 1995
  Jaio, Miren: ‘Simon Starling’, Lapiz, 1995
1994 Morgan, Stuart: ‘The future’s not what it used to be’, Frieze, Issue 21 30/11/1994
1991 Palmer, Roger: ‘There is no museum in the exhibition at present’, Alba, 07/1991

Exhibition Reviews

2013 Searle, Adrian: ‘Ghosts in the gallery’ (review of Simon Starling: ‘Phantom Ride’, Duveen Galleries, Tate Britain, London), The Guardian G2, 12/03/2013
  Hudson, Mark: ‘Rollercoaster ride into painting‘s past’ (review of Simon Starling: ‘Phantom Ride’, Duveen Galleries, Tate Britain, London), The Daily Telegraph, 12/03/2013
  ‘Tate Britain Unveils New Commission by Turner-Prize Winner Simon Starling’ (review of Simon Starling: ‘Phantom Ride’, Duveen Galleries, Tate Britain, London), ArtLyst, 12/03/2013
  ‘Turner Prize Winner Simon Starling Launches ‘Phantom Ride’ At Tate Britain’ (review of Simon Starling: ‘Phantom Ride’, Duveen Galleries, Tate Britain, London), Huffington Post, 12/03/2013
  ‘Artinfo UK‘s Top 3 Exhibitions Opening This Week’ (review of Simon Starling: ‘Phantom Ride’, Duveen Galleries, Tate Britain, London), Artinfo, 11/03/2013
  Sooke, Alastair: ‘Interview: Simon Starling’ (review of Simon Starling: ‘Phantom Ride’, Duveen Galleries, Tate Britain, London), The Telegraph, 11/03/2013
  ‘The Big Picture: Simon Starling at Tate Britain’ (review of Simon Starling: ‘Phantom Ride’, Duveen Galleries, Tate Britain, London), BBC News, 11/03/2013
  Clark, Nick: ‘Turner Prize-winner Simon Starling takes a ‘ghost train’ ride around Tate Britain’ (review of Simon Starling: ‘Phantom Ride’, Duveen Galleries, Tate Britain, London), The Independent, 11/03/2013
2012 Ziegler, Yvonne: ‘Simon Starling, <350 kilogrammes par metre carre>’ (review of Simon Starling: ‘Trois cent cinquante kilogrammes par mètre carré’, La Kunsthalle Mulhouse, Mulhouse), Kunstbulletin, 07/08/2012
  Pioda, Stephanie: ‘Du cote des musees’ (review of Simon Starling: ‘Trois cent cinquante kilogrammes par mètre carré’, La Kunsthalle Mulhouse, Mulhouse), BEAUX ARTS MAGAZINE, 07/2012
  Lachman, Dorothee: ‘du lourd’ (review of Simon Starling: ‘Trois cent cinquante kilogrammes par mètre carré’, La Kunsthalle Mulhouse, Mulhouse), Poly, 07/2012
  ‘Trois cent cinquante kilogrammes par metre carre’ (review of Simon Starling: ‘Trois cent cinquante kilogrammes par mètre carré’, La Kunsthalle Mulhouse, Mulhouse), Artinside, 07/2012
  ‘Passe et present’ (review of Simon Starling: ‘Trois cent cinquante kilogrammes par mètre carré’, La Kunsthalle Mulhouse, Mulhouse), Les Dernieres Nouvelles d'Alsace, 26/06/2012
  Rybalov, Daria: ‘Trois cent cinquante kilogrammes par metre carre’ (review of Simon Starling: ‘Trois cent cinquante kilogrammes par mètre carré’, La Kunsthalle Mulhouse, Mulhouse), Badische Zeitung, 05/06/2012
  Burri, Peter: ‘Die Alchimie des Wissens’ (review of Simon Starling: ‘Trois cent cinquante kilogrammes par mètre carré’, La Kunsthalle Mulhouse, Mulhouse), programm zeitung, 06/2012
  Meichler, Frederique: ‘Simon Starling tranche dans le moteur’ (review of Simon Starling: ‘Trois cent cinquante kilogrammes par mètre carré’, La Kunsthalle Mulhouse, Mulhouse), L'Alsace, 27/05/2012
2011 Doubal, Rosalie: ‘Visual Art Reviews’ (review of ‘Mystics or Rationalists?’, Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh), The List, 25/08/2011
2009 Campbell-Johnston, Rachel: ‘Radical Nature at the Barbican’ (review of ‘Radical Nature’, Barbican Art Gallery, London), The Times, 16/06/2009
  Townshend, Emma: ‘Barbican shows how to save the planet with Radical Nature exhibition’ (review of ‘Radical Nature’, Barbican Art Gallery, London), Times Online, 13/06/2009


2014 Metamorphology, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago
  Pictures for an Exhibition: Titles and Notes, The Arts Club of Chicago
2012 Roelstraete, Dieter; Manacorda, Francesco; Harbord, Janet: Simon Starling, Phaidon Press, London/ New York
2005 Art Now 2, Taschen, Cologne
  Island for Weeds (Prototype), Thames & Hudson, London
2004 Turbulenz: Portikus Projekte 2001-2004, Portikus, Frankfurt am Main
2001 Price, Elizabeth: Small Gold Medal, Book Works, London
1999 Seven Wonders of the World, Book Works, London

Exhibition Publications

2012 Reprototypes, Triangulations and Road Tests, Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary, Vienna (with essays by Esther da Costa Meyer, Robin Mackay, Venugopal Maddipati, Mirjam Schaub and Birgit Schneider)
2011 Project for a Masquerade (Hiroshima), The Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima
  Simon Starling: Recent History, Tate St. Ives & Centro de Arte Contemporáneo, St. Ives
  Simon Starling: Recent History, Tate St. Ives & Centro de Arte Contemporáneo, St. Ives
2010 Les Lendemains d'Hier, Museum of Contemporary Arts, Montreal
  Simon Starling: Project for a Masquerade (Hiroshima): The Mirror Room, The Modern Institute/Toby Webster Ltd, Glasgow
2009 Radical Nature, Barbican Art Gallery, London
  Reality Check, Statens Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen
  Simon Starling: Plant Room, Verlag fur moderne Kunst, Nurnberg
  Simon Starling: Under Lime, Temporäre Kunsthalle,, Berlin
  The Quick and the Dead, Walker Art Centre, Minneapolis
2008 Concrete Light, Limerick City Gallery of Art, Limerick
  Cuttings (Supplement), The Power Plant, Toronto
  Italia Italie Italien Italy Wlochy, Museo d'Arte Contemporanea Sannio, Benevento
  Richard Long and Simon Starling, Spike Island, Bristol (exhibition document)
  Scotland & Venice 2003 2005 2007, Scottish Arts Council/ British Council/ National Galleries of Scotland/ The Scottish Government, Edinburgh
  Three Birds, Seven Stories, Interpolations and Bifurcations, Galleria Franco Noero, Turin
2007 Made in Germany, Sprengel Museum Hannover, Hannover (Short guide and catalogue)
  Simon Starling: Nachbau, Museum Folkwang, Essen, Steidl, Goettingen (box set)
  The Turner Prize, Tate Publishing, London
2006 Strange I’ve Seen That Face Before, Städtisches Museum Abteiberg, Moenchengladbach
  [24 hr. Tangenziale], Galleria Franco Noero, Turin
2005 Cuttings, Hatje Cantz Verlag, Ostfildern
  Turner Prize 2005, Tate Publishing, London
  Universal Experience: Art, Life and the Tourists’s Eye, MCA, Chicago
2004 Hugo Boss Prize 2004, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, New York
  Schöner Wohnen, kunst van heden voor alle dagen, BE-PART Platform voor actuele kunst, Waregem
2003 OUTLOOK, Cultural Olympiad, Athens
  Simon Starling, Museo d’Arte Contemporanea Roma, Roma
  Simon Starling, Villa Arson and Städtische Ausstellungshalle am Hawerkamp, (eds.), Nice and Münster (Box set includes publication and visual essay "Notes on the buildings of Mr. Naujok and Mr. Jeannert")
2002 Djungel, Dundee Contemporary Arts, Dundee
  FLAGA 1972 - 2000, Galleria Franco Noero, Turin
  Happy Outsiders from London and Scotland, Zachęta Państowowa Galeria Sztuki, Warzsawa
  Jones/ Starling, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney
  Kakteenhaus, Portikus, Frankfurt am Main
  My Head is on Fire but my Heart is Full of Love, Charlottenborg Exhibition Hall, Copenhagen
  Still Life, British Council, London
2001 Circles – Individuelle Sozialisation und Netzwerkarbeit in der zeitenossischen Kunst, ZKM, Karlsruhe
  Here and Now: Scottish Art 1990-2000, Dundee Contemporary Arts, Dundee
  Simon Starling CMYK / RGB, FRAC Languedoc Roussillon, Montpellier
  Simon Starling: Inverted Retrograde Theme, Secession, Vienna
  [squatters], Fundação de Serralves, Porto
2000 Front to Back, Camden Arts Centre and John Hansard Gallery, London and Southampton
1999 Simon Starling, Galerie Für Zeitgenössische Kunst, Leipzig
1998 Double Narrative (after Robert Smithson), The Modern Institute/Toby Webster Ltd, Glasgow
  morning star evening star, 200 Gertrude Street & Museum of Modern Art at Heide, Melbourne
  Project for a Modern Museum, Moderna Museet Project Room, Stockholm
  Reconstructions, SMART Project Space, Amsterdam
1997 Blue Boat Black, Transmission Gallery, Glasgow
  Transference, Kunsthalle Bern, Bern
1995 Simon Starling, The Showroom, London