biography

1948 Born Sheffield, England

Lives and works in England

Education: 1969-72 Royal Academy Schools, London


Selected Solo Exhibition


2018

  • Alan Charlton, Grey Paintings, A Arte Invernizzi, Milan, Italy
  • Alan Charlton, Grey Paintings, Annely Juda Fine Art London, UK
2017
  • Alan Charlton, New Vertical Triangle Paintings, Konrad Fischer Galerie, Berlin, Germany
  • Alan Charlton, Walter Storms, Galerie, München, Germany
2016 
  • Alan Charlton, Divided Triangles, Patrick de Brock Gallery, Knokke-Heist, Belgium
  • Alan Charlton, Triangle Paintings, Galerie Jean Brolly, Paris
2015
  • Triangle Paintings, Galerie Tschudi, Zuoz
  • Crosses and Triangles, Galería Miguel Marcos, Barcelona
  • Slew Galerie, Amsterdam
  • Konrad Fischer Galerie, Düsseldorf
  • Triangle Paintings, galerie Jean Brolly, Paris
  • Triangle Paintings, A Arte Invernizzi, Milan
2014
  • Annely Juda Fine Art, Londres
2013
  • Galleria Alfonso Artiaco, Naples, Italy
  •      Patrick de Brock Gallery, Knokke-le-Zout (Be) 
  •      Diagonal Paintings, galerie Jean Brolly, Paris2012
  • Triangle Paintings, Konrad Fischer Galerie, Berlin

2011
  • Alan Charlton, Triangle Paintings, Galerie Tschudi, Zuoz, Switzerland
  • Alan Charlton, Grid Paintings, Konrad Fischer GmbH, Düsseldorf, Germany
  • Couvent de la Tourette, Éveux, France
  • A arte Studio Invernizzi, Milano, Italy
  • Alan Charlton, New Works, Slewe Gallery, Amsterdam, Netherlands
  •      Gallery Shilla, Daegu, South Korea

2010
  • Galeria Miguel Marcos, Barcelona
  • Parts Paintings, Studio darte contemporanea Pino Casagrande, Rome

2009
  • Painting, Bernier/Eliades Gallery, Athens
  • Alfonso Artiaco, Naples
  • Single Vertical and Horizontal Paintings, Patrick de Brock Gallery, Knokke Heist

2008
  • Museum Kurhaus Kleve, Kleve
  • Konrad Fischer Galerie, Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf

2007
  • Annely Juda Fine Art, London
  • Galleria A arte Studio Invernizzi, Milan

2006
  • Dörrie * Priess, Berlin
  • Annendale Galleries, Sydney, Australia
  • Galerie Tschudi, Glarus, Switzerland
  • Kunstlerhaus Palais Thurn und Taxis, Bregenz, Austria

2005
  • Epicarmo Invernizzi, Milan (with David Tremlett)

2004
  • Miguel Marcos, Zaragoza, Spain
  • Marcus Richter, Berlin (with David Tremlett)
  • Foksal Gallery, Warsaw, Poland
  • Lieu dArt Contemporain, Sigean, France (with 
  • Galerie Tschudi, Zuos, Switzerland
  • Alfonso Artiaco, Naples, Italy

2003
  • Galerie Lydie Rekow, Crest, France
  • Miguel Marcos, Barcelona, Spain

2002
  • Inverleith House, Edinburgh, Scotland (14 june-28 july)
  • Sleeper, Edinburgh, Scotland (17 june-26july)
  • House of Art Ceske Budejouice, Czech Republic
  • Chateau de Fraisse, France (Fraisse)
  • Museum Kleve, Kleve, Germany
  • A Arte Studio Invernizzi, Milan

2001
  • Annely Juda Fine Art, London
  • Galerie Tschudi, Glarus, Switzerland
  • Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam
  • Konrad Fischer, Dusseldorf
  • Stark Gallery, New York

2000
  • Liliane + Michel Durand – Dessert, Paris (with David Tremlett)
  • Galerie 565, Aalst Belgium
  • Alfonso Artiaco, Pozzuoli, Italy

1999 
  • Hohenthal und Bergen, Berlin
  • Alfonso Artiaco, Pozzuoli, Italy
  • Stark Gallery, New York
  • A Arte studio Invernizzi, Milan
  • Espace DArt Contemporain, Demigny
  • Galerie Tschudi, Glarus, Switzerland (with Hamish Fulton)
  • Dörrie * Priess, Hamburg

1995 
  • Alfonso Artiaco, Pozzuoli, Naples
  • Galerie Stadtpark, Krems, Austria

1994 
  • Foksal Gallery, Warsaw
  • Pino Casagrande, Rome
  • John Gibson Gallery, New York
  • Galerie Nachst St. Stephan, Vienna
  • A Arte Studio Invernizzi, Milan
  • Burnett Miller, Los Angeles

1993 
  • Victoria Miro, London
  • Liliane & Michel Durand-Dessert, Paris
  • Galerie Tschudi, Glarus, Switzerland
  • Kunsthaus Glarus, Switzerland
  • Hohenthal und Bergen, Munich

1992 
  • Konrad Fischer, Dusseldorf
  • Alfonso Artiaco, Pozzuoli, Naples
  • Cairn Gallery, Nailsworth, England
  • Museum Haus Esters, Krefeld
  • Burnett Miller, Los Angeles

1991 
  • Louver Gallery, New York
  • Jean Bernier, Athens
  • Hallen fur Neue Kunst, Schaffhausen
  • Galerie Tschudi, Glarus, Switzerland
  • ICA, London
  • Victoria Miro, London

1990 
  • Pierre Huber, Geneva
  • Galerie Grasslin-Ehrhardt, Frankfurt (with Ulrich Ruckriem)
  • Stadelschule, Frankfurt-Osthafen (with Ulrich Ruckriem)
  • Alfonso Artiaco, Pozzuoli, Naples
  • Graeme Murray Gallery, Edinburg (with Lesley Foxcroft)
  • Galleria Victoria Miro, Florence
  • Galerie Nachst St. Stephan, Vienna

1989 
  • Musee dArt Moderne, Paris
  • Liliane & Michel Durand-Dessert, Paris (with Ulrich Ruckriem)
  • Liliane & Michel Durand-Dessert, Paris (Presentation of Publication)
  • Konrad Fischer, Dusseldorf
  • Delfryd Celf, Caernarfon, Wales
  • Victoria Miro, London (with Ulrich Ruckriem)
  • Delfryd Celf, Amsterdam
  • Galerie Tschudi, Glarus, Switzerland
  • Castello di Rivoli, Torino
  • Dorrie + Priess, Hamburg

1988 
  • Victoria Miro, London
  • Starkmann, London
  • Art & Project, Amsterdam
  • Michael Klein, New York
  • Galerij S65, Aalst, Belgium
  • Palais des Beaux-Arts, Charleroi, Belgium
  • Delfryd Celf, Caernarfon, Wales

1987 
  • Galerie des Beaux-Arts, Nantes (with Richard Long)
  • Musee St. Pierre, Lyon
  • Delfryd Celf, Caernarfon, Wales

1986 
  • Art & Project, Amsterdam
  • Victoria Miro, London
  • Liliane & Michel Durand-Dessert, Paris
  • Galerij S65, Aalst, Belgium
  • Konrad Fischer, Dusseldorf

1985 
  • Graeme Murray, Edinburgh
  • John Hansard Gallery, Southampton

1984 
  • Gerald Just, Hannover
  • Konrad Fischer, Dusseldorf

1983 
  • Konrad Fischer, Dusseldorf
  • Art & Project, Amsterdam
  • Wild & Hardebeck, Amsterdam
  • Liliane & Michel Durand-Dessert, Paris
1982 
  • Konrad Fischer, Dusseldorf
  • Stedelijk Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven

1981 
  • Lisson Gallery, London

1980 
  • Michele Lachowsky, Brussels
  • Graeme Murray, Edinburgh
  • Art & Project, Amsterdam
  • Liliane & Michel Durand-Dessert, Paris

1979 
  • Konrad Fischer, Dusseldorf
  • InK, Zurich

1978 
  • Liliane & Michel Durand-Dessert, Paris

1978 
  • Ausstellungsraum Ulrich Ruckriem, Hamburg
  • Lisson Gallery, London
  • Barry Barker, London
  • Rolf Preisig, Basel
  • Graeme Murray, Edinburgh

1977 
  • Lilian & Michel Durand-Dessert, Paris
  • Art & Project, Amsterdam
  • Konrad Fischer, Dusseldorf
  • 9 Channel Paintings, Each Exhibited Simultaneously in 9 British City Art Galleries

1976 
  • Leo Castelli Gallery, New York
  • Stedelijk Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven
  • Lisson Gallery, London
  • Rolf Preisig, Basel
  • Galerie Ghiringhelli-Sperone, Milan

1975 
  • Konrad Fischer, Dusseldorf
  • Bruno Bischofsberger, Zurich
  • Museum of Modern Art, Oxford

1974 
  • Gian Enzo Sperone, Torino
  • Sperone-Fischer Gallery, Rome
  • Art & Project, Amsterdam

1973 
  • Nigel Greenwood, London
  • Konrad Fischer, Dusseldorf

1972 
  • Konrad Fischer, Dusseldorf
  • Nigel Greenwood, London
  • Whitechapel Art Gallery, London

Selected Group Exhibition


2018
  • REFLECTION about, about REFLECTION, Galerie Tschudi, Zuoz, Switzerland
  • UNTITLED (MONOCHROME), 1957-2017, Richard Taittinger Gallery, New York
  • one colour, PPC Philipp Pflug Contemporary, Frankfurt am Main
  • 50 Years, 50 Artists, Annely Juda Fine Art, London

2017
  • Light / Dark, Annely Juda Fine Art, London
2016
  • L’occhio cinematico. Arti visive e cinema oltre la soglia del visibile, A Arte Invernizzi, Milano.
  • Steven Aaldes  Alan Charlton  Urlich Erben, Walter Storms Galerie, Monaco
  • Light, Color, Form – Polychrome Harmonies, Modern Gallery, Làszlç Vass Collection, Veszprèm
  • Da Vicino, In Ascolto dell’Inudibile risuono dell’opera, Arte Invernizzi, Milano
  • 30th Anniversary, Galleria Alfonso Artiaco, Napoli
  • Wall of 8 Greys, Art Basel Unlimited, Basel (A Arte Invernizzi, Milano; Alfonso Artiaco, Napoli, Konrad Fischer Galerie, Dusseldorf,/Berlin, Annely Juda Fine Art, London, Galerie Tschudi, Zuoz)

2015
  • Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy of Arts, London
  • 30 years , galerie Tscudi , Zuoz
  • Alan Charlton , Balthasar Burkhard , Dan Walkh, Galerie Tscudi,Zuoz
  • Vertizontal , galerie Hervé Bize , Nancy
  • Metzinger und die Folgen, Stuftung fur Konkrete Kunst, Reutlingen
  • Cromophobia, Gagosian Gallery , Gèneve
  • Des accords, 4 temps dans la collection Raymond Azibert, Les Abattoirs, Toulouse

2014
  • Jingle Bells, Patrick de Brock Gallery , Knokke- Heist , Berlin

2013
  • Les 10 ans de la Donation Albers-Honneggers , Mouans - Sartoux
  • Les Aventures de la vérité - Peintures et philosophie: un récit, Fondation Maeght , Saint-Paul-de Vence
  • Genesi del fare, Studio Invernizzi,Milan
  • Alan Charlton - Sabine Gross - Callum Innes - Ingo Meller - stephen Prina , Galerie Fricke , Berlin

2012
  • Les 10 ans de la Galerie Jean Brolly, Bastille Design Center, Paris 
  • Double Rotation weke aus del Sammlung Lafrez, Neues Museum Weserburg , Breme 
  • Bilder. Holger * Priess Galerie , Hambourg

2011
  • Alan Charlton Ulrich Rückriem Niele Toroni. Traiettorie dellequilibrio, A arte Studio Invernizzi, Milano, Italy
  • In parallelo. Una mostra. Tre luoghi, MiArt 2011, Milano; A arte Studio Invernizzi, Milano; Art Brussels, Bruxelles

2010
  • Fondamental Painting, Tate Britain, London
  • Galerie Tschudi, Zuoz

2009
  • Le Mythe du Monochrome, Espace de lart concret, Mouans Sartoux
  • Minimal Shift - Galéria Jana Koniarka, Trnava
  • Sammlung XXL - Kunstraum Alexander Bürkle, Freiburg
         
2008
  • REVIEW - Galerie NEU, Berlin
  • Private / Corporate V, Daimier Contemporary, Berlin
  • A Room of Ones Own - Museo d´arte contemporanea Castello di Rivoli
2007
  • Charlton - Förg - Martin - Toroni - Patrick de Brock Gallery, Knokke-Heist
  • Beziehungsweise - Papierarbeiten aus der Sammlung Holzer - Galerie Hubert Winter, Vienna
  • Whos got the Big Picture? - MuHKA Museum voor Hedendaagse Kunst Antwerpen, Antwerp
  • Klio - Eine kurze Geschichte der Kunst in Euramerika nach 1945 - ZKM | Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe
  • Andreas Stalzer: 20 Jahre Werkstatt für Kunstsiebdruck - DOK NÖ - Niederösterreichisches Dokumentationszentrum für moderne Kunst, St. Pölten
  • Collectors 1 - Collezione La Gaia -  Cesac - Centro Sperimentale per le Arti Contemporanee, Caraglio 

2006
  • Horizontales Verticals Seules, Musée de Pontoise, Pontoise, France
  • Dedica 1986-2006: ventanni della galleria Alfonso Artiaco, curated by J. Draganovic, Pan, Palazzo 
  • delle Arti Napoli, Naples (IT)
  • regard 02 : minimalismes - Espace de lart concret, Mouans Sartoux
  • Alan Charlton & Lesley Foxcroft - Galerie Tschudi - Glarus, Glarus
  • La collection de la Société Générale - Musée dArt moderne de Saint-Etienne, Saint-Etienne
  • Galerie mit Bleistift Fischer - Papierarbeiten aus den 60er und 70er Jahren - Konrad Fischer Galerie - Düsseldorf, Dusseldorf

2005
  • Grey Maze Basel Art Fair

2004
  • LArt au Futur Anterieur, Musee de Grenoble, Grenoble, France
  • Beyond Geometry, Los Angeles County Museum of Modern Art, Los. Angeles, USA 
  • Beyond Geomertry, Miami Art Museum, Miami, USA

2002
  • Colour – A Life of its Own, Mucsarnok Kunstnalle, Budapest
  • The Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, London
  • Blast to Freeze: British Art in the Twentieth Century, Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg, Germany

2001
  • UK in the Seventies, Liliane & Michel Durand-Dessert Gallery, Paris
  • Works on Paper from Acconci to Bittel Victoria Miro Gallery, London
  • Geometrisk Konstruktiv Tendens, Stockholm
  • Andre, Charlton, Toroni, C.A.N., Neuchatel, Switzerland
  • Paintings Abstract, Konrad Fischer, Dusseldorf

1999 
  • A arte Studi Invernizzi @ Art Cologne, 7-14 November

1998 
  • Arterias, Malmo Konsthall

1995 
  • From Here, Waddington Galleries, London

1994 
  • Punishment & Decoration, Hohenthal und Bergen, Koln
  • Visione Britannica, Valentina Moncada, Rome
  • Die ERSTE - Sammlung, Akademie der bildenden Kunste, Vienna
  • Conversation Pieces, ICA, Philadelphia
  • Dorrie + Priess, Hamburg (with Lesley Foxcroft and Jurgen Albrecht

1993 
  • Leo Castelli, New York
  • Marginal, Galerie Sophia Ungers, Koln
  • Espace Libere Espace de lArt Concret, 
  • Chateau de Mouans Aartoux, France
  • Singular Dimensions in Painting, Guggenheim Museum, New York

1992 
  • Burnett Miller, Los Angeles
  • Abstrakte Malerei zwischen Analyse und Synthese, Galerie Nachst St. Stephan, Vienna
  • Das offene Bild, Westfalisches Landesmuseum, Munster
  • La Realidad Desautorizada, Gamarra Garrigues Gallery, Madrid

1991 
  • After Reinhardt: The Ecstasy of Denial, 
  • Tomoko Ligouri Gallery, New York
  • Histoires doeil, Musee dArt Contemporaine

1990 
  • Liliane & Michel Durand-Dessert, Paris (with Gerhard Richter and Michel Verjux)
  • Regions de Dissemblance, Chateau de Rochechouart, France
  • Hommage aan Vincent van Gogh, Haags Gemeente Museum, The Hague
  • Acquistions recentes, Pierre Huber, Geneva
  • Interventions, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto
  • Drawing, Laure Genillard Gallery, London

1989 
  • Prospect 89, Frankfurt
  • Galerie Nachst St. Stephan, Vienna (with Carl Andre and On Kawara)
  • Mentalitaten und Konstruktionen in Arbeiten auf Papier, Galerie Nachst St. Stephan, Vienna
  • Broken Lines, Victoria Miro, London
  • Stiftung fur konkrete Kunst, Zurich
  • Hommage aux Collections particulieres en France, Liliane & Michel Durand-Dessert, Paris

1988 
  • Becht Collection, Villeneuve Lille, France
  • Liliane & Michel Durand-Dessert, Paris
  • Michael Klein, New York
  • Delfryd Celf in London, Victoria Miro, London
  • Colour Alone, the Monochrome Experience,
  • Musee de St. Pierre, Lyon
  • The Presence of Painting: Sheffield, Newcastle, Birmingham
  • Charlton, Garouste, Kounellis, Penone, Liliane & Michel Durand- Dessert, Paris

1987 
  • The Rigorous Imagination, Graeme Murray Gallery, Edinburgh
  • Collection A. et F. Becht, Centre Regional dArt Contemporaine Midi Pyrenees, France 

1986 
  • Falls the Shadow, Hayward Annual, London
  • Focus on British Art, ICC Antwerp
  • Eye Level, anniversary exhibition of permanent collection, Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven

1984 
  • F. Becht Collection, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam
  • ROSC, Dublin
  • At the Serpentine, London
  • The British Art Show: Birmingham, Edinburgh, Sheffield, Southampton
  • Inaugural Exhibition, Castello di Rivoli, Torino

1983 
  • Artwork, Edinburgh

1982 
  • Documenta 7, Kassel

1981 
  • New Spirit in Painting, Royal Academy, London
  • New Works of Contemporary Art & Music,
  • Fruit Market Gallery, Edinburgh
  • Orchard Gallery, Londonderry, Northern Ireland

1980 
  • Pier + Ocean, Hayward Gallery, London
  • Rijksmuseum Kroller-Muller, Otterlo, 
  • The Netherlands
  • Die Sammlung Panza di Biumo, Kunsthalle Dusseldorf
1979 
  • Un Certain Art Anglais,
  • ARC, Musee dArt Moderne de la ville de Paris 
  • JPZ, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels

1978 
  • Fracture du Monochrome Aujourdhui en Europe, ARC, Musee dArt Moderne de la ville de Paris

1977 
  • Cinq Jeune Artistes Anglais, Culture de Metz Centre, Maison de la Culture de Bourges, France
  • Lisson Gallery Group Show, The Fine Art Building, New York

1976 
  • Arte Inglese Oggi, Palazzo Reale, Milan
  • Cronaco, Galleria Civico, Modena
  • Colours in Painting, Istituto Italo-Latino Americano, Rome

1975 
  • Fundamental Painting, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam

1974 
  • Painting Exhibition, Scottish Arts Council Gallery, Edinburgh

1973 
  • 7 Aus London, Kunsthalle Bern
  • Une Exposition de peinture reunissant certain qui mettraient le peinture en question:
  • Paris, Monchen-Gladbach, Antwerp
  • Prospect 73, Kunsthalle Dusseldorf

1972 
  • Drawing, Museum of Modern Art, Oxford


Publications and Catalogues

Quad, Galerie Stadtpark, Krems, Austria 1995
I Am An Artist Who Makes A Grey Painting, Galeria Foksal, Warsaw 1994
Exhibition catalogue, Haus Esters, Krefeld 1992
Exhibition catalogue, ICA, London 1991
10 Grey Squares Portfolio, The Paragon Press, London 1991
Catalogue Hallen fur Neue Kunst (Text by Emile Charlton) 1991
I Am An Artist Who Makes A Grey Painting, video made at Castello di Rivoli, Torino 1990
Alan Charlton exhibition catalogue, Castello di Rivoli, Torino 1989
Invitation Cards and Installations Photographs of One-Man Exhibitions, Palais des
Beaux-Arts & ARC, Musee dArt Moderne, Paris 1989
50 Grey Books, Durand-Dessert, Paris 1989
Corner Paintings 1986, Musee St. Pierre, Lyon 1987
Line Paintings 1983-85, John Hansard Gallery, Southampton 1985
Selected Paintings 1969-81, Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven 1982
9 Channel Paintings, each exhibited simultaneously in 9 British City art galleries, Lisson Gallery, London 1979
Drawings of Paintings, Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven 1975


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