RICHARD WRIGHT in conversation at the British School in Rome
A conversation between the artist Richard Wright and Will Bradley, the artistic director of the Kunsthall Oslo, ahead of Richard Wright’s exhibition opening at Gagosian Gallery on Tuesday 29 September.
Richard Wright was born in 1960 in London. He lives and works in Glasgow, Scotland. Wright won the Turner Prize in 2009 and is considered one of the key artists in the generation that emerged out of Glasgow in the 1990s, together with Douglas Gordon, Simon Starling, and Martin Boyce.
Selected exhibitions include Kunsthalle Bern, Switzerland (2001); Tate Liverpool, England (2001); Dundee Contemporary Arts, Scotland (2004); GAMeC, Bergamo (2005); Carnegie International, Pittsburgh (2008); Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh (2010); Theseustempel, Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna (2013); and “Walk through British Art,” Tate Britain, London (2013).
In addition to permanent private commissions, Wright’s public institutional commissions include Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego (2007); Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art, UK (2007); Dean Gallery, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh (2010); The Millbank project at Tate Britain (2011–13); and the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam (2013). Current commissions include a large-scale gold-leaf work for the Crossrail in London at the new Tottenham Court Road station, opening in 2018.
British School in Rome – Via Antonio Gramsci 61, 0019
Monday 28 September at 6:30pm