Anthea Hamilton


Born in London, 1978

Lives and works in London, England


Royal College of Art London, 2005

Leeds Metropolitan University, 2000



Solo Exhibitions



Cold, Cold Heart, kaufmann repetto, Milan, Italy

The Pillow Book, O’Flaherty’s, New York NY

Mash Up, Museum of Contemporary Art Antwerp (M HKA), Antwerp, Belgium



The Prude, Thomas Dane Gallery, London, England



The New Life, Secession, Vienna, Austria

A is for… and, am, anxious, apple, adore…, kaufmann repetto, Milan, Italy

The Squash, Tate Britain, London, England



Corn Smut (with Samuel Nicolle), White Cubicle, London, England



Frieze Projects New York, Randall’s Island, New York NY

LOVE IV: Cold Shower (with Nicholas Byrne), Schinkel Pavillon, Berlin, Germany

Anthea Hamilton Reimagines Kettle’s Yard, The Hepworth Wakefield, Wakefield, England

Grasses, The Magazine Sessions, in collaboration with Fiorucci Art Trust, Serpentine Sackler Gallery, London, England



Lichen! Libido! Chastity!, SculptureCenter, Long Island City NY

House, Curated by S Handlykken &  P Eeg-Tverbakk, Commissioned by KORO, Oslo, Norway

Donuts, Fig-2, ICA, London, England



Just Kimonos, Shanaynay, Paris, France

LOVE (with Nicholas Byrne), Glasgow International, Glasgow, Scotland



LET’S GO!, Bloomberg Space, London, England



Kabuki, The Tanks, Tate Modern, London, England

Sorry I’m Late, Firstsite, Colchester, England

Frieze Projects East: LOVE (with Nicholas Byrne), Poplar Baths, London, England

Les Modules, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France



Venice, Frieze Film, commissioned by Frieze Foundation, England

Open Set, IBID Projects, London, England



Calypsos (with Nicholas Byrne), Studio Voltaire at Zoo Art Fair, London, England

Spaghetti Hoops, La Salle de Bains, Lyon, France

Turnhalle, Kunstverein Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany



Gymnasium, Chisenhale Gallery, London, England



Cut-outs, Galerie Fons Welters, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Art Statements, Art Basel 38, Basel, Switzerland



Athens, IBID Projects, London, England



Group Exhibitions



Le Retour, MRAC Occitanie, Sérignan, France

Old Veins, New Tunnels, Heidi Gallery, Berlin, Germany



Myriad ReflectorMuseo Centro de Arte Dos de Mayo, Madrid, Spain

Found Cities, Lost Objects: Women in the City, Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, Birmingham, England [travelling to: Southampton City Art Gallery, Southampton, England; Royal West of England Gallery, Bristol, England; Leeds City Art Gallery, Leeds, England]

Radical Landscapes, Tate Liverpool, Liverpool, England 

No Stranger or Lover to Me, Rønnebæksholm, Næstved, Denmark



Wishbone Vision, Project Native Informant, London, England

Hockney to Himid: 60 years of British Printmaking, Pallant House Gallery, Chichester, England

Breaking the Mould: Sculpture by Women since 1945, Longside Gallery, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield, England [travelling to Djanogly Gallery, Lakeside Arts, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, England; The Levinsky Gallery, University of Plymouth, Plymouth, England; The Box, Plymouth, England; Ferens Art Gallery, Hull, England; The New Art Gallery Walsall, Walsall, England]

The Paradox of Stillness: Art, Object and Performance, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, US 

KOLÉ SÉRÉ, Braunsfelder, Cologne, Germany



Collection as Poem in the Age of Ephemerality, X Museum, Beijing, China

Paint the Town in Sound, curated by Field Music, Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens, Sunderland, England

Living Things,  JTT, New York, NY
, Massimo de Carlo Gallery, London, England



Objects of Wonder – from Pedestal to Interaction, ARoS Aarhus Kunstmuseum, Denmark

We Must Cultivate Our Garden, Sunshine Cafe, Margate, England

May You Live In Interesting Times, Biennale di Venezia 58, Venice, Italy

As Seen on Screen: Art and Cinema, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool, England

Selflessness, Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo, Norway

Perceptions: Berrneshat, The National Gallery of Kosovo, Pristina, Kosovo

Objects of Wonder: British Sculpture 1950s-Present, from the Tate Collection, Palais Populaire, Berlin, Germany

Paralympic Heritage - Stories from Bradford, Cartwright Hall Art Gallery, Bradford, England


Perceptions; Women Tailored to Society?, The Gallery of Matica srpska, Novi Sad, Serbia

Public Fiction: The Conscientious Objector, MAK Center for Art and Architecture, Los Angeles CA



Footnotes, Whitechapel Gallery, London, England

Domesticity VI, Kayu-Lucie Fontaine, Bali, Indonesia

Uummannarsuaq, 1857, Oslo, Norway

I go, you go, good to go, Unclebrother,  Hancock NY

Disobedient Bodies, curated by JW Anderson, The Hepworth Wakefield, Wakefield, England



Turner Prize, Tate Britain, London, England

History of Nothing, White Cube, London, England

8 Femmes, Office Baroque, Brussels, Belgium



Chance Encounters, Loewe Foundation, Miami FL

La Vie Moderne, 13eme Biennale de Lyon, Curated by Ralph Rugoff, Lyon, France

The Averty Show, Le Confort Moderne, Poitiers, France

Terrapolis, Neon and the Whitechapel Gallery, École de Française d’Athènes, Athens, Greece

Mon Horizontalité, Until Then, Paris, France

British Art Show 8, Curated by Anna Colin and Lydia Yee, Leeds Art Gallery, England; travelled to: Inverleith House, Edinburgh, Scotland; Norwich Castle Museum and Gallery, Norwich, England; Southampton City Art Gallery, Southampton, England



Burning Down The House: 10th Gwangju Biennale, curated by Jessica Morgan, Gwangju, South Korea

Athletic Valentin, Chez Valentin, curated by Ilaria Marotta, Paris, France

That Obscure Object of Desire, Luxembourg and Dayan, New York NY

Don’t You Know Who I Am? Art After Identity Politics, MuKHA, Antwerp, Belgium

Period Room, Curated by Gallien Dejean, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France

Assembly: A Survey of Recent Artists’ Film and Video in Britain 2008–2013, Tate Britain, London, England

Pre-Pop to Post-Human: Collage in the Digital Age, organised by Hayward Touring, Galway Arts Festival, Galway, Ireland; travelled to: North London Collegiate School, London, England; Grundy Art Gallery, Blackpool, England; Beverley Art Gallery, Beverley, England; Crescent Arts, Scarborough, England



Flatness: Cinema after the Internet, curated by Shama Khanna, Oberhausen, Germany

Better Homes, curated by Ruba Katrib, SculptureCenter, Long Island NY

ICA Off-Site: A Journey Through London’s Subculture; 1980’s to now, The Old Selfridges Hotel, London, England

Souvenir, Galerie Perrotin, Paris, France

Antibody, Lisa Cooley, New York NY

Island, curated by Sarina Basta, Dairy – The Frank Cohen Collection, London, England

Notes on Neo-Camp, curated by Chris Sharp, Office Baroque, Antwerp, Belgium; travelled to: Studio Voltaire, London, England

Abstract Cabinet, David Roberts Art Foundation, London, England



Tramway Festival of Artist’s Moving Image, in association with LUX, Tramway, Glasgow, Scotland

Space-Time Festival, Wysing Arts Centre, Cambridge, England

Glaze, Chez Valentin, Paris, France

LUX Biennial of Moving Images, ICA, London, England

One Person’s Materialism is Another Person’s Romanticism II, Glasgow International, Glasgow, Scotland

In the Belly of the Whale (Act III), Centro Culturel Montehermoso, Vitoria, Spain

Phases, Wallspace Gallery, New York NY



There Are Two Sides to Every Coin and Two Sides to Your Face, Galerie Xippas, Paris, France

British Art Now, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia

One Person’s Materialism is Another Person’s Romanticism, ReMap 3, Athens, Greece

Savage Messiah, Rob Tufnell Gallery, London, England



Newspeak: British Art Now, Saatchi Gallery, London, England

Aquarius, Bold Tendencies 4, London, England



Le Verite Tropicale, Circuit, Lausanne, Switzerland

Small Collections, Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham, England



Martian Museum of Terrestrial Art, Barbican Art Gallery, London, England

Art Now: Strange Solution, Tate Britain, London, England






Primetime, Hayward Gallery, London, England



The Garden, Studio Voltaire, London, England

Extensions, Institute of Contemporary Art Miami, Miami FL



Public Collections


Arts Council Collection, London, England

Tate Collection, London, England

V&A Collection, London, England

Government Art Collection, London, England

The Hepworth Wakefield, Wakefield, England

British Council Collection

Centre national des arts plastiques, Paris, France

FRAC Grand Large – Hauts-de-France, Dunkerque, France

Museum of Contemporary Art Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium

Photo: Maxwell Tomlinson
Photo: Maxwell Tomlinson