Jeremy Deller (°1966, United Kingdom) studied art history at the Courtauld Institute and Sussex University. Deller won the Turner Prize in 2004 with the artwork Memory Bucket, and represented the United Kingdom at the 55nd Biennale of Venice in 2013. The artist has exhibited worldwide. A selection of his solo exhibitions: Wir haben die Schnauze voll, Bonner Kunstverein, Bonn (2020); Skulptur Projekte Münster (2017); The Infinitely Variable Ideal of the Popular, CA2M, Madrid (2015), which travelled to MUAC, Mexico Ciry, Fundación Proa, Buenos Aires and Azkuna Zentroa, Bilbao (2016); English Magic, British Pavilion, 55th Venice Biennale (2013) that travelled to William Morris Gallery, Londen, Bristol Museum and Art Gallery, Bristol and Turner Contemporary, Margate (2014-2015); Joy in People, Hayward Gallery, London (2012), which travelled to The Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania and the Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis; It Is What It Is: Conversations About Iraq, New Museum, New York (2009), which travelled to Hammer Museum, Los Angeles and Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago; Procession, Cornerhouse, Manchester (2009); Kunstverein, Munich (2005); Folk Archive with Alan Kane Palais de Tokyo, Paris and Barbican Art Gallery, London (2004); After the Goldrush, Wattis Institute, San Francisco (2002); and Unconvention, Centre for Visual Arts, Cardiff (1999). Deller curated several projects such as: ‘Iggy Pop Life Class, Brooklyn Museum (2016); Love is Enough: William Morris en Eny Warhol, Modern Art Oxford (2014); and All That is Solid Melts Into Air, Manchester Art Gallery, Manchester (2014).
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