Andy Holden

Andy Holden

Andy Holden is an artist who’s work includes sculpture, large installations, painting, pop music, performance, animation and multi-screen-videos. His first major exhibition was Art Now: Andy Holden (2010) at TATE Britain, in which he exhibited Pyramid Piece, an enormous knitted rock based on a chunk of pyramid that he stole from the Great Pyramid of Giza as a boy.

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Born in 1982 in Blunham, Bedfordshire, England.

List of Events and Exhibitions (* denotes solo exhibition)

Natural Selection, Shetland Arts, Shetland*
Natural Selection, Bristol Museum*

Good Grief Charlie Brown, Somerset House, London
Laws of Motion in a Cartoon Landscape, Museum of Contemporary Art, Toronto*
Natural Selection/Laws of Motion, Front International, Cleveland, USA
Laws of Motion in a Cartoon Landscape (live), Alserkal Avenue Project Space, Dubai
Natural Selection, CAST, Cornwall*
Natural Selection, Towner Gallery, Eastbourne*
Natural Selection, Leeds Art Gallery*
Animals and Us, Turner Contemporary, Margate
Laws of Motion in a Cartoon Landscape (live), Groundwork, Cornwall
Rinnzekete bee bee nnz err müü, Kunstverein Weisbarden (Group show)
Opposite of Time, Henry Moore Studio, Mutch Hadam (performance)
Silly Symphony, Ex-Baldessarre Bedford (Curator)
Estate of Hermione, Ex-Baldessarre, Bedford (Curator)

Natural Selection, Artangel at Former Newington Library, London
Laws of Motion, Kunsthalle Viborg, Denmark (off site in Laws Court)
World as Cartoon, Tate Britain, Performance
Future Generation Art Prize, Pinchuk Foundation, Ukraine
Future Generation Art Prize  at Venice Biennale
As Speed Increase Objects can Ben in Several Places At Once, Lancaster Arts*
50 Years of Milton Keynes, M!MS Dream Sequence, Milton Keynes Gallery

The Practice of Theories, Wysing Arts Centre, group exhibition
Secret Surface, K-W Berlin, group exhibition
Playing by the Rules, Royal Standard, Liverpool, group show
Pitt Projects: Music vs Ceramics, at Pulse New York, new works editions and films
TEFAF Maastricht, NL, Installation with Hidde van Seggelen,
Laws of Motion in a Cartoon Landscape, Wasps, Glasgow International*

Towards a Unifie Theory of M!MS, Kunsthall Winterthur*
It’s Only Bondage was the Circling Sky, SVA/Site Festival, Stroud*
20 Years, Zabludowicz Collection
Lecture on Nesting, Bristol Museum with Spike Island


Holden’s unique, virtual studio visit will last approximately 1 hour. The studio visit will consist of the following:

Teleconference into Andy Holden’s studio. Holden will discuss his work, such as upcoming, current and past exhibitions and projects, and some influences related to his artistic practice, conceptual framework and process. You might view some videos, readings, or do some remote desktop sharing related to his work or ongoing research. Take a look at his workspace and perhaps even some works in progress.

He will show you his adjoining gallery called Ex-Baldessarre where he curates exhibitions of works by artists that inspire him.

In response to Covid-19 and following government advice, all studio visits will be virtual until further notice and prices have been adjusted accordingly. After selecting your studio visit date and time and upon your Booking Request being accepted by the artist, you will receive an email with a unique link to Google Hangouts, Skype or Zoom where Andy Holden will be hosting his live virtual studio visit with you.

Cancellation policy – Any studio visit can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the studio visit starts.

Please note, Booking Requests may take up to 48 hours for confirmation by the artist. Your payment will not be taken until your Booking Request is confirmed. If you would like to make a Booking that will take place within 48 hours, you may do so however it is at the discretion of the artist to confirm in time.

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