Biography

Damian Taylor (1984) works in South East London, in a studio beside the River Thames. He studied at Chelsea College of Art, followed by an MA at the Slade School of Art, and holds a doctorate from the University of Oxford, where he currently teaches. He has received fellowships from Oxford and Yale and published in journals such as October, Oxford Art Journal, British Art Studies, and Sculpture Journal.

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Education

2012 – 2015
DPhil, University of Oxford (Busy Working with Materials: transposing form, re-exposing Medardo Rosso)
2007 – 2009
MA Fine Art (Painting), Slade School of Fine Art, London
2004 – 2007
BA (Hons) Fine Art (Painting), Chelsea College of Art and Design, London

Solo Exhibitions

2022
Old Light (with Roger Ackling), HIDDE VAN SEGGELEN, Hamburg
2019
Finger, HIDDE VAN SEGGELEN, Hamburg
2017
SILVER, Martha, London
2013
Untitled (developed), Museum Beelden aan Zee, The Hague
2012
Untitled (...nephews?), Hobbs Mclaughlin Gallery, London
 
The Solo Project, Basel
2011
...just one more thing, Hidde van Seggelen, London
2010
Paintings…, Hidde van Seggelen Gallery, London
 
… and other Things, Hidde van Seggelen Gallery, London
2009
Translating Documents, De Nederlandsche Cacaofabriek, The Netherlands
 
Avocado, Hidde van Seggelen Gallery, London
2008
Solo presentation at Art Amsterdam, The Netherlands, with Hidde van Seggelen Gallery
2007
-form, Hidde van Seggelen Gallery, London

Group Exhibitions (selection)

2022
Expanding Landscapes: Painting After Land Art, Hestercombe Contemporary Art Gallery (curated by Rebecca Partridge and Joy Sleeman)
2020
The Undersides of Practice, APT Gallery, London (curated by Cath Ferguson and Della Gooden)
2016
Slow, thick fingers, Kingsgate Project Space, London (curated by Alaena Turner)
2015
Drawing with Metal, Patrick Heide Contemporary Art, London
2012
Finger, Hidde van Seggelen Gallery, London, UK
 
Damian Taylor and 20th Century Bronze Design, Ben Jannsens, London
2011
Maquettes, Furnished Space, London
2010
Preview, Hidde Van Seggelen Gallery, London

Bibliography

Old Light, HIDDE VAN SEGGELEN, ISBN 978-3-9819511-4-1
 
OTHER THINGS, with a text by Ed Atkins, HvS 2010, ISBN 978-0-9555763-6-2
 
Paintings, with essays by David Ryan and Bernice Donszelmann, HvS 2010, ISBN 978-0-9555763-5-5