Thu 14 Dec 2017


Parliament na mBan 1992
[detail]

Fragmens sur les Institutions Republicaines IV 1997
Fragmens IV 1997
[detail]

The Agreement 2002
The Agreement 2002
[detail]

The Artist

SHANE CULLEN


BIOGRAPHY

1957 Born Mostrim, Co. Longford, Ireland.

1976 Fine Art Diploma, Sligo Regional Technical College, Sligo, Ireland.


SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2003
The Agreement, Golden Thread Gallery, Belfast
The Agreement, Orchard Gallery, Derry/Londonderry

2002
The Agreement, Project Arts Centre, Dublin

2001
Debacle, Haus am Lutsoplatz, Berlin
Fragmens sur les Institutions Républicaines IV, Beaconsfield, London

1999 Fragmens sur les Institutions Républicaines IV, New Langton Arts,
San Francisco.
Fragmens sur les Institutions Républicaines IV, Mississauga Art Gallery, Toronto.

1998 Fragmens sur les Institutions Républicaines IV, P.S.1 Museum, New York.

1997 Fragmens sur les Institutions Républicaines IV, Panels 1–96,
Orchard Gallery, Derry.
Selected Works 1984–1997, Centre for Contemporary Art, Glasgow.
Fragmens sur les Institutions Républicaines IV, Panels 1–96,
Centre d'art contemporain de Vassivière en Limousin, France.

1996 Jagdschein (Hunting Licence), Hubert Winter Gallery, Vienna.
Fragmens sur les Institutions Républicaines IV, Panels 1–64,
Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin.
Fragmens sur les Institutions Républicaines IV, Panels 1–48,
Tyneside Irish Centre, Newcastle-upon-Tyne.

1995 An Chomhairle um Chaomhnú Seadchomharthaí don Mhairtíreacht agus don Fhrithansmacht,Galerie Alter Markt, Halle, Germany.
Represented Ireland at the Irish Pavilion, Venice Biennale.

1993
An Chomhairle um Chaomhnú Seadchomharthaí don Mhairtíreacht agus don Fhrithansmacht, Unwahr Galerie, Berlin & A16 Galerie, Zurich.

1992 The Council for the Preservation of Monuments to Martyrdom & Resistance,
City Arts Centre, Dublin & Limerick City Gallery.


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2003
Re-Imaging Ireland, University of Virginia Art Museum, Charlottesville, Virginia

2002 An Leabhar mòr na gaeilge, touring Scotland and Ireland
20/20, Temple Bar Gallery, Dublin
Settlement, gallery 400, Chicago

2000 3rd International Artists Meeting, Katowice,
Multiples xxxx, Temple Bar, Dublin and ICA London
Ambiguous Authority,-Beacon St. Gallery, Chicago.
1999
Nineteen Ninety Nine,P.S.1 Museum for Contemporary Art, New York.
Rosalind Brodsky and the Satellites of Lvov, Production for CD Rom, New
York and London.

1998
Reverend Todd's Full House – 1 College Green, Belfast.
Bez Passportu – Galeria Zacheta, Warsaw.
Bilan - Actualité 1991-1998 – Centre d'art contemporain de Vassivière en Limousin, France.

1997
Passport Exchange – Temple Bar Gallery, Dublin.
Inner Art – Fire Station Artists Studios, Dublin.
Caoc - Front Art - Unwahr – Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin.

1996 Works on Paper– Copenhagen Art Fair, Copenhagen Denmark
Le Lavoir – MJC, Verdun.
L'Imaginaire Irlandais – ENSB-a, Paris.

1995
Prawda i Metoda - Truth & Method – Galerie Kronika, Bytom, Poland.
Worldwide Report on Visual Diseases – Unwahr Galerie, Berlin.

1994
Idea Europa – Siena & Padua.
Under One Roof – Irish Life Centre, Dublin.
Exchange Resources – Old Museum Arts Centre, Belfast.

1993
Other Borders – Grey Art Gallery, New York.
Real Real – Vienna Secession, Vienna.

1992 EV+A – Limerick City Gallery.
Selected Works-The Factory – Sligo.

1991 Home Ground – Midland Art Gallery, Mullingar.
Europa Nieznana – Krakow, Poland.

1990 Images from Ireland – La Borschette, Brussels.
Íontas – Sligo Art Gallery.

1989
La Revolution – Kerlin Gallery, Dublin (Curator and Exhibitor).
Limerick Soviet – Limerick City Gallery.

1988
Artworks – Temple Bar Gallery, Dublin.
Manifesto– Galway Arts Festival – Galway.
Art on the Dart – Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin.

1987
Manifesto – Hendricks Gallery, Dublin.

1986
The Artist & the Bomb – Commission, Temple Bar Gallery, Dublin.

1982
Independent Artists – Hugh Lane Gallery, Dublin.

1980
Mixed Media – Peacock Gallery, Dublin.

1979 Exposure – ISAAC Centre, Dublin.


RESIDENCIES


1998-1999
P.S.1 Museum for Contemporary Art, Studio Programme,
Long Island City, New York.

1997 Tyrone Guthrie Centre, Annaghmakerrig, Co. Monaghan, Ireland

1996 – 1997 Centre Mondial de la Paix, Verdun, France.

1996
Centre d’Art Contemporain, Pontoise, France

1995 – 1996 Centre d'art contemporain de Vassivière en Limousin, France.

1993 Association of the Studios of Young Artists, Budapest.


SELECTED CATALOGUES & PUBLICATIONS

An LeabharMór,
Canongate Books, Edinburgh, New York, 2001.

III Miedzynardowe Spotkania Sztuki
, Katowice, 2000.

Fragmens sur les Institutions Républicaines IV
, Centre d'art contemporain de Vassivière en Limousin, France and Orchard Gallery, Derry, 1997.

Jagdschein (Hunting Licence)
, Hubert Winter Gallery, Vienna, 1996.

Fragmens sur les Institutions Républicaines IV
, (Panels 1–48) Locus+,
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, 1996.

Prawda i Metoda (Truth & Method)
, Galeria Kronika, Bytom, Poland and Unwahr Bureau, Berlin, 1995.

200th Bicentenary of the Venice Biennale
, 46th International Exposition of Art, Venice, 1995.
An Chomhairle um Chaomhnú Seadchomharthaí don Mhairtíreacht agus don Fhrithansmacht, Shane Cullen / Kathy Prendergast, Venice Biennale, Cultural Relations Committee, Dublin 1995.

Worldwide Report on Visual Diseases 2000
– Unwahr Bureau, Berlin, 1995.

Real Real
, Vienna Secession, Vienna, 1993.

Council for the Preservation of Monuments to Martyrdom and Resistance, City Arts Centre, Dublin, 1992.


FILM AND VIDEOGRAPHY

The Politics Programme, BBC, November 2003

Open House
, Dir: Peter O'Doherty, RTE, October 2002

Artworks, LWT, April 2001

Fragmens sur les Institutions Républicaines IV, Dir: Mark Ritchie, VHS. PAL. 12 minutes, Oct 1997, Trane House Red

Trefles Paroles, Dir: Kamel Maad, VHS. PAL 21 minutes Dec 1996, Contretemps Meuse

Archive of the Nineties, Dir: Michael Arbuckle, VHS. PAL 60 Minutes,


SELECTED CRITICAL WRITINGS

Danel Jewesbury Art Monthly, November 2002
Aidan Dunne Words Written in Stone, The Irish Times,
28 September 2002
Robert C. Morgan Dublin’s Delightful Provocative Feast of Art,
NY Arts, Oct 2000
Gavin Murphy Judge and Duree, Locus Solus, Black Dog
Publishing Ltd. London. January 2000.
Elisabeth Mahoney Shane Cullen, Art / Text, Australia, February-April 1998
Caoimhín Mac Giolla Léith Shane Cullen, ArtForum, New York, February 1997
Liam Kelly Venice Biennale, Circa Art Magazine, Dublin & Belfast, Autumn 1996
Peter Suchin Writing the Body, Circa Art Magazine, Dublin & Belfast, Summer 1995
Paul O'Brien Shane Cullen, Circa Art Magazine, Dublin & Belfast, Winter 1993

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