Keith Arnatt


1956-1958 Royal Academy Schools, London
1962-1965 Taught At Liverpool College of Art
1965-1969 Taught at Manchester College of Art
1969-1990 Taught at Newport College of Art

solo exhibitions

Keith Arnatt, Absence of the Artist, Sprüth Magers London.

Keith Arnatt. Notes, Sprüth Magers Berlin.
Keith Arnatt: Sausages and Food, Collection In-Focus Display, Tate Britain, London.

Keith Arnatt. Maureen Paley, London.

Keith Arnatt, Karsten Schubert, London.
Box, Body, Burial: The sculptural imagination of Keith Arnatt, Henry Moore Institute, Leeds.

I'm a Real Photographer, The Photographers' Gallery, London & Glynn Vivian ART Gallery, Swansea, (C).

One foot has not reached the next street, British Council Touring Exhibition, CAYC (Centro de Arte y Comunicación), Buenos Aires.

XXI Bienal de SPaulo.

Rubbish and Recollections, The Photographers' Gallery, London & Oriel Mostyn Gallery, Llandudno.

The Forest of Dean, Arnolfini Gallery, Bristol.

Walking the Dog, Anthony D'Offay Gallery, London; Graves Art Gallery, Sheffield; Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool; John Hansard Gallery, Southampton; Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff.

Whitechapel Art Gallery, London.

1220400-0000000, Art & Project, Amsterdam.

Self-Burial: Television Interference Project, Fernsehgalerie Gerry Schum & Westdeutsches Fernsehen, Düsseldorf.



Performing for the Camera, Tate Modern
Conceptual Art in Britain 1964-1979


Stranger than Paradise, Sies + Höke, Düsseldorf. 
Edgelands, Camden Arts Centre, London. 
Five Issues of Studio International, Raven Row. London. 
History is Now, Hayward Gallery, London. 
More Konzeption Conception Now, Konzeption Conception, Museum Morsbroich, Leverkusen.

Manifesto! An Alternative History of Photography, Fotomuseum Winterthur, Switzerland.
(Mis)Understanding Photography - Works and Manifestos, Museum Folkwang, Essen.
Uncommon Ground: Land Art in Britain 1966 - 1979, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield.
Ruin Lust, Tate Britain, London.
Uncommon Ground: Land Art in Britain 1966 - 1979, Mead Gallery, University of Warwick.

Uncommon Ground: Land Art in Britain 1966 - 1979, National Museum of Wales, Cardiff. Uncommon Ground: Land Art in Britain 1966 - 1979, Southampton Art Gallery.
Keith Arnatt and 'You', Mostyn, Llandudno.

Ends of the Earth, Land Art to 1974, Haus der Kunst, Munich.
Observers: Photographers of the British scene from 1930s to now, Galeria de Arte do Sesi, Avenida Paulista, SPaulo.
Thresholds, Tate Liverpool.
Ends of the Earth, Land Art to 1974, MOCA, Los Angeles.

United Enemies. The Problem of Sculpture in Britain in the 1960s and 1970s, Henry Moore Institute, Leeds.
Experimentellew Fernsehen der 1960ER und 70ER Jahre, Deutsche Kinemathek, Museum Für Film Und Fernsehen, Berlin.
Where Are We? Questions of Landscape, Victoria and Albert Museum, London.
Modern British Sculpture, Royal Academy of Arts, London.

Human, Musée d'Art moderne et d'Art contemporain, Nice.

We interrupt this program, Mercer Union, A Centre For Contemporary Visual Art, Toronto. 1969, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, New York City. Animalism, National Media Museum, Bradford.

2008 Such Thing as Society. Photography in Britain 1967-1987, CSW Centrum Sztuki Wspolczesnej / Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw.
Jonathan Monk & Keith Arnatt, Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh.
No Such Thing as Society, Tullie House Museum, Carlisle, Cumbria. Nature is a Workshop, Turner Contemporary, Margate, Kent.

Says the Junk in the Yard, Flowers East, London.
Centre of the Creative Universe: Liverpool and the Avant-Garde, Tate Liverpool, Liverpool.
How We Are: Photographing Britain, Tate Britain, London.

Six Feet Under, Autopsie unseres Umgang mit Toten, Kunstmuseum Bern, Bern.

The Gravity in Art, De Appel, Amsterdam.

Behind the Facts Interfunktionen 1968-75, Museu De Arte Contempor, Fundaçde Serralves, Porto; Kunsthalle Fridericianum, Kassel
Les Recontres d'Arles, Arles.
Ready to Shoot, Kunsthalle, Düsseldorf.

Behind the Facts Interfunktionen 1968-75, Fundació Joan Miró, Centre d'Estudis d'Art Contemporani, Barcelona.

Blast to Freeze, British Art in the 20th Century, Kunstmuseum, Wolfsburg and touring.
Self Evident: the Artist as the Subject 1969-2002, Tate Britain, London.
On General Release, The Gallery at Norwich University, Norwich.

Conception, Conceptual Documents 1968-1972, Norwich Gallery, Norwich.

New Natural History, National Museum of Photography, Film and Television, Bradford.
Live In Your Head: Concept and Experiment in Britain 1965-1975, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London.

On the Bright Side of Life, NGKB, Berlin.
The Impossible Document: Photography and Conceptual Art in Britain 1966-1976, Camerawork, London.

ffoto Factions, Ffotogallery, Cardiff.

Entre document étonnement, Mai de la Photo, Rheims.
Wasteland, Fotografie Biënnale Rotterdam III.
Fictitious World of Images, 2. Internationale, Foto-Triennal Esslingen.

De-Composition: Constructed Photography in Britain, British Council touring exhibition, Oriel Gallery & Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff. Kunst, Europa, Gross Britannien, Badischer Kunstverein, Karlsruhe.
Pivot: Sixteen Artists using Photography in Wales & Philadelphia, Oriel Mostyn Gallery, Llandudno.

Through the Looking Glass: Photographic Art in Britain 1945-1989, Barbican Art Gallery, London. Anima Mundi: Still Life in Britain, Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography, Ottawa.

Three Artists in Wales, Oriel Gallery, Cardiff.

Inscriptions and Inventions, British Council exhibition touring to Belgium and Luxenbourg.
Works for Shelves: A System of Support, Kettles Yard, Cambridge.
Mysterious Coincidences: New British Colour Photography, The Photographers' Gallery, London and Ffotogallery, Cardiff, then touring.

New Acquisitions - New Landscape, Victoria and Albert Museum, London.
The New British Document, Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago.
Forty Years of Modern Art, Tate Gallery, London.
Photography as Performance, The Photographers' Gallery, London.
Disturbed Ground: The Threatened Landscape, Collins Gallery, Glasgow.

A Sense of Place, Interim Art, London.

1965-72: When Attitudes Became Form, Kettles Yard, Cambridge & Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh.
The Dog Show, Interim Art, London.
Autographs, Cambridge Darkroom, Cambridge.

The Prosaic Landscape, Ffotogallery, Cardiff & Museum of Modern Art, Oxford.

Ten Contemporary British Photographers, M.I.T., Boston.

British Art 1940-1980, The Arts Council Collection, Hayward Gallery, London.
British Sculpture in the Twentieth Century, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London.

Gerry Schum, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam & Museum Boymans van Beuningen, Rotterdam.

The Museum of Drawers, Kunsthaus, Zurich & ICA, London.

Arte Inglese Oggi/English Art Today, Pilazzo Reale, Milan.
Time, Words and the Camera: Photoworks by British Artists, Kunstlerhaus, Graz.

Beyond Painting and Sculpture, Arts Council of Great Britain touring exhibition, Leeds City Art Gallery, Leeds; Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool; Arnolfini Gallery, Bristol.

Distribution, San Diego Art Gallery, La Jolla.
Seven Exhibitions, Tate Gallery, London.
The New Art, Hayward Gallery, London.

Wall Show, Lisson Gallery, London.
Art as Idea in England, CAYC (Centro de Arte y Comunicación), Buenos Aires.
The British Avant Garde, New York Cultural Center, New York.
Roadshow: A New English Enquiry, XI Bienal de SPaulo.

955,000, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver.
Idea Structures, Camden Arts Centre, London.
Umwelt-Akzente/Die Expansion der Kunst, Monschau.
Information, Museum of Modern Art, New York.

Environmental Reversal, Camden Arts Centre, London.
Konzeption-Conception, StMuseum, Leverkusen.
557,087, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle.

public collections

Arts Council of Great Britain
The British Council
Tate Gallery
National Museum of Photography, Film & Television
National Museum of Wales
Victoria and Albert Museum