David Shrigley, Memorial
David Shrigley's drawings, books, photos, animations and sculptures mix the mundane with the absurd. Shrigley draws a universe infused with black humor and satire. With a fierce line, he depicts human doubts and uncertainties, animating the twisted scenarios of our insecurities and obsessions.
Born in 1968 in Macclesfield, United Kingdom, David Shrigley lives and works in Glasgow. David Shrigley has recently presented solo exhibition Drawings and Paintings, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England (2016), Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Massachusetts, USA (2016), David Shrigley, Two Rooms Gallery, Auckland Arts Festival, Auckland, New Zealand (2015), Anton Kern Gallery, New York, USA (2015) Museum M, Leuven, Belgium (2010), Anton Kern Gallery, New York (2010), Kelvingrove, Kelvingrove Museum, Glasgow International, Glasgow (2010), Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen (2009), Kunsthalle Mainz, Mainz (2009), Bergen Kunsthall, Bergen (2009), Fumetto, Kunstmuseum, Luzern (2009) and Galerie Francesca Pia, Zurich (2009). His work has been shown in numerous museums and international exhibitions including "Life on Mars", the 55th Carnegie International, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA (2008), "Laughing in a Foreign Language" at Hayward Gallery, London (2008), "Learn to Read" at Level 2 Gallery, Tate Modern, London (2007), "The Compulsive Line: Etching 1900 to Now" at The Museum of Modern Art, New York (2006), and "State of Play," at the Serpentine Gallery, London (2004).