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Peter Liversidge: Revolver II Interventions 10 September–14 December 2014 | Artist’s Website



Peter Liversidge | Revolver II Interventions | 10 September–14 December 2014

Peter Liversidge, The Sign Paintings, 2014. Photograph by Robin Klassnik courtesy the artist, Matt's Gallery, Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh and Sean Kelly, New York.

Peter Liversidge
10 September–14 December 2014

Peter Liversidge’s polymath approach to making artworks has resulted in a diverse body of work, which exists within the writing of Proposals.

The typewriter-typed Proposals create a framework within which realized works exist engaging; sculpture, painting, performance, installation, intervention, book works alongside proposed works which exist solely as typed ideas on A4 pieces of paper.

For Revolver II a single work is proposed. The Sign Paintings are black acrylic on cardboard, installed to the exterior of Matt’s Gallery. Part painting, part performance, part documentation, the text signs will evolve day and night, as the show unfolds from September to December.


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Biography
Born Lincoln, UK 1973. Lives and works in London Education 1993-6 University of Plymouth, Exeter, UK 1994-5 Montana State University, Montana, USA 1992-3 Cumbria College of Art and Design, Carlisle, UK Solo Exhibitions 2014 Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, The Netherlands i8 Gallery, Reykjavik, Iceland The MAC, Belfast, UK Basis, Frankfurt, Germany 2013 doppelgänger, Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh, UK Flags for Edinburgh, public art project, commissioned by Edinburgh Art Festival, Edinburgh, UK 2011 Where We Begin, Sean Kelly Gallery, New York, USA 2010 Proposals for Cardiff, Chapter, Cardiff, UK THE THRILL OF IT ALL, Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh, UK 2009 COMMA 07, Bloomberg SPACE, London, UK 2008 Freestyle, Art Forum Berlin, Berlin, Germany Proposals for Barcelona, Centre d’Art Santa Monica, Barcelona, Spain Art Unlimited, Art Basel 39, Basel, Switzerland Whistling Dixie, Galerie Lucy Mackintosh, Lausanne, Switzerland In The Quiet…, The Third Space, Belfast, UK Peter Liversidge & Fischli + Weiss, Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh, UK Group Exhibitions 2015 Vancouver Biennial, Vancouver, Canada (forthcoming) 2014 Revolver II, Matt’s Gallery, London, UK Instructions for an Ordinary Utopia, Foreground, Somerset, UK 2013 Once upon a time and a very good time it was…, Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh, UK Classless Society, The Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery, Skidmore College, New York, USA On Nature, Sean Kelly Gallery, New York, USA Revealed2: CollectorSpace, Anne & Gordon Samstag Museum of Art, University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia Wonderland, Towner Contemporary Art Museum, Eastbourne, UK Works on Paper, i8 Gallery, Reykjavik, Iceland The Spirit of Utopia, Whitechapel Gallery, London, UK “From where I come … maybe … I don’t’ know”, Galleria Raucci/Santamaria, Naples, Italy Pop-Up exhibition for “The Art of Walking: A Field Guide", WORK, London, UK Drawing Biennial 2013, Drawing Room, London, UK Revealed: Government Art Collection, Ulster Museum, Belfast, UK ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ, Blip Blip Blip, Leeds, UK 2012 John Moores 2012, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool, UK; Art Moves Festival, Torun, Poland Artists Postcards, Spike Island, Bristol, UK 2011 Travelling light, Whitechapel Gallery, London, UK Vis à Vis, Rossi Contemporary, Brussels, Belgium Nod Nod Wink Wink, The Harwood Museum of Art, Taos, New Mexico, USA Fraternise – The Salon, Beaconsfield Gallery, London, UK Beyond Entropy, Architecture Association, London UK Gravity’s Rainbow, Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh, UK Drawing Room Biennial Fundraiser, Drawing Room, London, UK Player, Player, Player, Poppy Sebrie, London, UK We Buy Gold, The Third Space, Belfast, UK Selected Performances 2015 Choral work in development for performance in Turbine Hall, Tate Modern, London, UK (forthcoming) 2014 Collaboration with Rachel Grimes, stage set for the pianist Rachel Grimes‘s performance, Cafe OTO, London, UK Notes on Protesting, collaboration with Marion Richardson School, Stepney and EMDASH foundation, Whitechapel Gallery, London, UK ( 1 May 2014) 2013 Proposals for Santarcangelo, Santarcangelo Festival Internazionale del Teatro in Piazza Santarcangelo, Santarcangelo di Romagna, Italy Flag Club Tour, Fourth Floor, London, UK 2012 GIN stand, performance for Grizedale Arts as part of Frieze Projects, Frieze Art Fair, London, UK Proposals for The Flag Club, Kolham, The Netherlands 2011 Grizedale residency; Proposals for Grizedale Arts, Lawton Park, Coniston, UK Selected Collections British Council Collection, London, UK Czech Museum of Fine Art, Prague, Czech Republic Eres Stiftung, Munich, Germany Government Art Collection, London, UK Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, Helsinki, Finland Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, USA Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh, UK Tate Gallery Archive, London, UK Victoria & Albert Museum, London, UK Selected Publications 2013 Peter Liversidge: Selected Proposals, Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh, UK, Whitechapel Proposals, Whitechapel Gallery, London, UK, Proposals for Santarcangelo, Santarcangelo di Romagna, Italy 2012 Proposals for The Flag Club, The Flag Club, Kolham, The Netherlands Proposals for Kiasma, Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, Helsinki, Finland 2011 Proposals for Huntly, Deveron Arts, Huntly, UK Proposals for Sean Kelly Gallery, Sean Kelly Gallery, New York, USA


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