AMIKAM TOREN
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Individual Exhibitions

2006
Received Wisdom, Anthony Reynolds Gallery, London
2005
Plan B, Noga Gallery, Tel Aviv
Amikam Toren, John Frankland, Matt's Gallery, London
2004
Picnic, t1 + 2artspace, London
Clouds in Trousers, ARTLAB 29 at Imperial College, London
2003
Golem, Anthony Reynolds Gallery, London
2002
Bluebeard, Jeffrey Charles Gallery, London
2000
Ramat-Gan Museum for Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv
1999
Bluebeard, Minerva-Bar gallery, Tel-Aviv
Galerie Gabrielle Maubrie, Paris
1998
Armchair Paintings 1989-1998, Minerva-Bar gallery, Tel-Aviv
1997
Hand in Glove, Galerie Gabrielle Maubrie, Paris
1996
Three Takes, Anthony Reynolds Gallery, London
1993
Textes, Gabrielle Maubrie, Paris
Galerie Carstens, Berlin
Harry Zellweger, Basel
1991
Harry Zellweger, Basel
Galerie Gabrielle Maubrie, Paris
Anthony Reynolds Gallery, London
Chisenhale Gallery, London
Arnolfini Gallery, Bristol
1990
Ikon Gallery, Birmingham (cat.)
1989
Safety Regulation Painting No.6, Victoria Miro, London
Rotterdam Kunststichtung, Rotterdam
Stacks, Anthony Reynolds Gallery, London
1987
Pidgin Paintings, Anthony Reynolds Gallery, London (cat., Patricia Bickers, ill.)
1985
Anthony Reynolds Gallery, London
Subverting ... a temporary edition, Camerawork, London
1984
Actualities, Matt's Gallery, London (cat., David Coxhead, ill.)
1983
Neither a tree nor a picture, Galeria Akumulatory, Poznan
Representations, Lewis Johnstone Gallery, London
1982
Lewis Johnstone Gallery, London
1981
Bluff and double bluff, Matt's Gallery, London
Mirroring, Lewis Johnstone Gallery, London
If painting then..., Riverside Studios, London
1979
The Commercial Show, Barry Barker Ltd, London
Replacing, ICA, London (cat., Sarah Kent, ill.)
1977
Simple Fractions, House Gallery, London
1976
Serpentine Gallery, London
1975
Urban Landscape Exchange, GLAA, London
1973
Annely Juda Fine Art, London
1968
Goldberg Gallery, Edinburgh Festival
1967
Maserik Gallery, Tel Aviv


Group Exhibitions

2005
Mythomania, The Metropole Galleries Folkestone, Kent
Whatever Happened to Social Democracy, Rooseum Center for Contemporary Art, Malmö
2004
The Solar Anus, Henry Peacock Gallery, London
Bone Quake, 16 Upper Wimpole St, London
Painting, Anthony Reynolds Gallery, London
2003
ChockerFuckingBlocked, Jeffrey Charles, London
2002
Face Off: portrait of the artist, Kettle's Yard, Cambridge (cat.) and touring to Towner Art Gallery, Eastbourne
Fluent - paintings and words, Centenary Gallery, Camberwell College of Arts
Reality Revisited, Martin Kudlek, Cologne
Mostyn Open, Oriel Mostyn Gallery, Llandudno
Reflections, gf2, London (cat.)
The Green Room, Percy Miller Gallery, London (curated by Simon Moretti)
A B See D, Anthony Reynolds Gallery, London
Live in Your Head, Museu do Chiado, Lisbon
Men at Home, Kalisher Gallery, Tel Aviv
Makeshift, University of Brighton (cat., ill.)
2000
Galway Arts Centre, Ireland
Amikam Toren/Ian Breakwell, Anthony Reynolds Gallery, London
Live in Your Head: Concept and Experiment in Britain, 1965-75, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London (cat.)
British Art Show 5, Edinburgh and tour (cat., ill.)
1999
Artfocus, Jerusalem Biennale
British Artists, Galerie Krinzinger, Vienna
Porcupines/Arthinking 1999, 291 Gallery, London
John Moores Exhibition 21, Liverpool (Prize winner)
Furniture I, Richard Salmon, Studio 4, London
1998
Aalst paper biennale, Aalst
4 Schilders-4x solo-4 peintres, De Markten, Brussels
Context, Jewish Arabic Cultural Centre, Haifa (cat.)
A-Z (curator: Matthew Higgs), The Approach, London
Craft, Kettle's Yard, Cambridge (cat.)
1997
619 KBB 75, mobile, Paris and tour
Humanism 2020, Ein-Hod Sculpture Biannale, Israel
Irredeemable Skeletons, Shillam + Smith 3, London
L'empreinte, Musée National d'Art Moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris
1996
Anthony Reynolds Gallery, London
1995
Pretext: Heteronyms, Clink Street Studios, London
Cubitt Gallery, (with Gavin Brown, Jemina Stehll, Paul Noble), London
1994
London Landescapes, Associazone Culturale Velan, Torino
Anthony Reynolds Gallery, London
Original Paintings, Institut Francais, London
1993
Portrait Now, National Portrait Gallery, London (cat., ill. text by Robin Gibson)
Spit in the Ocean, Anthony Reynolds Gallery, London
Second Tyne International, Newcastle-upon-Tyne (cat., ill.)
Moving into View, Royal Festival Hall, London, and touring (cat.)
1992
And What Do You Represent?. Anthony Reynolds Gallery, London
With Attitude, Galerie Guy Ledune, Brussels
15/1, Melania Basarab, London
Surface Values, Kettle's Yard, Cambridge
1991
Kunstlandschaft Europa, Kunstverein Freiburg
1990
Counterpoint, Gimpel Fils, London
1989
John Moores Liverpool Exhibition 16, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool (prize winner)
The Tree of Life, touring to Manchester, Penzance, Exeter, London, Sheffield, Bradford, Durham, Eastbourne,
Peterborough, Edinburgh, Ayr, Lincoln, Coventry (cat., ill.)
Anthony Reynolds Gallery (Dering Street), London
Evidence, Anthony Reynolds Gallery, London
1988
Fragments of False Houses, Pomeroy Purdy Gallery, London
1987
Instalment - 5 British Artists, Plan K, Brussels (cat., ill.)
On a Plate, Serpentine Gallery, London
John Moores Liverpool Exhibition 15, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool (cat., ill. no 4)
1986
No Place Like Home, Cornerhouse, Manchester
Furniture Sculpture, Victoria Miro Gallery, London
1985
Masterpieces of the Avantgarde: Three Decades of Contemporary Art - The Seventies,
Annely Juda Fine Art, London
New Art I, Anthony Reynolds Gallery, London
1984
Problems of Picturing, Serpentine Gallery, London (cat., Sarah Kent, ill.)
Aperto, Venice Biennale
1983
Photo(graphic) vision, Winchester Gallery, Winchester
1982
Lewis Johnstone Gallery, London
Un nuovo classicismo, Premio Lubiam, Padua
1981
Lewis Johnstone Gallery, London
The Garden of Knowledge, The Critics Gallery, Warsaw
1978
London Calling, Acme Gallery, London and to Peterloo Gallery, Manchester
Sound, Whitechapel Gallery, London
1977
On Site, Arnolfini Gallery, Bristol
1975
Garage Art Ltd, London
1974
Off the top of their heads, Artists' Meeting Place, London
1972
Sculpture and sculptors drawings, Annely Juda Fine Art, London
1971
London Art Spectrum, Alexandra Palace, London
1967
Paris Biennale

Bibliography

2005
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Richard Dyer, ‘Ceci n’est pas un tableau – The Work of Amikam Toren’, Third Text, Volume 19, Issue 2, March
2004
Martin Coomer, ‘Amikam Toren at Artlab’, Time Out, 11 -18 February
2003
Richard Dyer, 'Amikam Toren Ceci n'est pas un tableu', Contemporary, No.50 (ill.)
John Slyce, Art Monthly, March (ill.)
Sally O'Reilly, Time Out, 19-26 February
2002
Rebecca Geldard, Time Out, 10-17 July (ill.)
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2001
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2000
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1999
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1998
Mark Currah, Time Out, 16-30 December (ill.)
1997
Matthew Higgs, 'Amikam Toren', Art Monthly, February (cover, ill.)
1996
Sarah Kent, 'Amikam Toren', Time Out, 4-11 December (ill.)
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1995
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1994
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1993
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1992
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1991
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1990
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1989
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1988
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1987
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1986
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1985
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1984
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1983
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1982
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1981
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*all images copyright the artist,
courtesy of Anthony Reynolds Gallery