Jonathan Callan: Rothschild (2006)

Jonathan Callan: Rothschild (2006)

Jonathan Callan: Rothschild (2006)
Jonathan Callan: Rothschild (2006)

Jonathan Callan: Rothschild (2006)

Jonathan Callan: Rothschild (2006). 18,5×23,5cm, Paper, Part of the Collection since 2016. Please note reflections on this photo are due to the glas on the frame, they are not part of the artwork.

Jonathans Callan

CV as on his Jonathan Callans Website in 2016

Born Manchester, England 1961
Slade School of Fine Art, HDFA (Sculpture MA) 1988-1990
Goldsmiths College of Art, BA Honours (1st Class) 1980-1984


2017 I don’t believe you, Galerie Martin Kudlek, Cologne
2016 Kernel, Hopstreet Gallery, Brussels
Colony, Josée Bienvenu Gallery, New York
2015 Vacation, Hopstreet Gallery, Brussels
2014 Words Will Fold, Galerie Martin Kudlek, Cologne
2013 Bind, Josée Bienvenu Gallery, New York
2012 Prospero, Martin Asbaek Gallery, Copenhagen
Set, Galerie Martin Kudlek, Cologne
2011 New Work, Hopstreet Gallery, Brussels
2010 Blancpain Art Contemporain, Geneva
Faith, Kudlek van der Grinten Galerie, Cologne
Making subjects and verbs agree, John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Wisconsin, USA
2009 I can’t tell you why, Grusenmeyer Art Gallery, Belgium
Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery (together with Jason Tomme), New York
2008 Access Denied, Kudlek van der Grinten Galerie, Cologne
2007 The Library of Past Choices, Grusenmeyer Art Gallery, Belgium
2006 New Works, Galerie Martin Kudlek, Cologne
2005 Mattress Factory, Pittsburgh, USA
Empires and Other Works, Houldsworth Gallery, London
The Apartment, Athens
Trace, Zinger Gallery, Netherlands
2004 Galerie Martin Kudlek, Cologne
BearSpace, London
2003 Interference, Firstsite Gallery, Colchester, England
Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery, New York
2002-03 Interference, The New Art Gallery Walsall, England
2001 New Work, Zwemmer Art, London
Grant Selwyn Fine Arts, Los Angeles
2000 Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery, New York
Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum, USA
Hales Gallery, London
L’Oeil de Poisson, Montreal
1999 Grant Selwyn Fine Arts, Los Angeles
1995 Hales Gallery, London
1994 Entwistle Gallery, London
Winchester Gallery, Culmination of residency at Winchester School of Art, England
1992 Hales Gallery, London


2017 Deep Cuts: Contemporary Paper Cutting, Currier Museum of Art, Manchester, New Hampshire
2016 Unknown Portraits, Hopstreet Gallery, Brussels
Bookish, Thomas Park, Seoul
2015 The Suspended Line, Josée Bienvenu Gallery, New York
2014 Redacted, Islip Art Museum, East Islip
Odd Volumes: Book Art from the Allan Chasanoff Collection, Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven
Parti Pris, 1989-2014, Blancpain Art Contemporain, Geneva
A Book between two stools, Boghossian Foundation, Villa Empain, Brussels
2013 The Feverish Library (continued), Capitain Petzel, Berlin
Passing Time, MassArt, Boston
Drawing Up, Josée Bienvenu Gallery, New York
2012 Summer in the City, Martin Asbaek Gallery, Copenhagen
Walking the line IV, Galerie Martin Kudlek, Cologne
Passing Time, Cecile and Ezra Zilkha Gallery, Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut
Met anderen Ogen, Teylers Museum, Haarlem
2011 Espaces de Destin – Espèces de Dessins, le 19, CRAC, Montbéliard
Walking the Line III, Kudlek van der Grinten Galerie, Cologne
Summer Group Show, Patrick Heide Contemporary Art, London
Gravity’s Rainbow, Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh, with David Batchelor, Ian Davenport, Grace & Owens, Yves Klein, Peter Liversidge, Kay Rosen and Ed Ruscha
2010 Summer in the City, Martin Asbaek Gallery, Copenhagen
Eraserhead, Fruehsorge Contemporary Drawings, Berlin
Monochrom, Galerie Linder, Geneva
The thought of stuff, Royal Society of British Sculpture, London
2009 On Paper, Galerie Karsten Greve, Paris
2008 Wir für Euch, Kudlek van der Grinten Galerie, Cologne
Le visage qui s’efface – De Giacometti à Baselitz, Hôtel des Arts, France
Bookish, Lewis Glucksman Gallery, Ireland
Ghost Trade And The Spectre Of Change, Deptford X, APT Gallery, London
Fantastic, Found and Fake, Potteries Museum, England
Uncoordinated: Mapping Cartography in Contemporary Art, Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, USA
London Calling, Grusenmeyer Art Gallery, Belgium
Digital Romance, VILKA, Greece
And Now, Greek State Museum, Greece
Papier & Raum, Galerie Thomas, Munich
Interiors, Grusenmeyer Art Gallery, Belgium
Walking The Line, Kudlek Van Der Grinten Galerie, Cologne
10th Anniversary, Deptford X, London
Pop Art: Now and Then, Wolverhampton Art Gallery, England
2007 Rummage, Sculptors Drawings, The Winchester Gallery, England
Drawings and Papers, Grusenmeyer Art Gallery, Belgium
New Lexicon, The Apartment Gallery, Athens
Microwave 5, Josée Bienvenu Gallery, New York
Overcraft, Haifa Museum Of Art, Israel
Play, The Cello Factory, London, curated by BearSpace
Boys Craft, Haifa Museum of Art, Israel
2006 Crossing the Borders, State Museum of Contemporary Art, Greece
Draw, Paper Scissors, Domestic Setting, Los Angeles
Portraits, Marc Selwyn Domestic, Los Angeles
Anniversary show, The Apartment Gallery, Athens
Off the Shelf, Vassar College, New York
Artists books, Hosfelt Gallery, San Francisco
In a Certain Place, Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery, New York
Sculpture/Object, Potteries Museum, England
From the Island of Misfit Toys, BenMaltz Gallery, Los Angeles
Black & White, Hellenic American Union, Athens
Everydebris, St Pauls Gallery, London
The Constant Possibility of Erasure, Dorsky Project Space, New York
Reading Writing, Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery, New York
2005 Paul Kopeikin Gallery, Los Angeles
Galerie Martin Kudlek, Cologne
Paper, Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery, New York
Papier Kunst 5, Neuer Kunstverein, Germany Leopold-Hoesch-Museum, Germany
Cristina Guerra Contemporary Art, Lisbon
Showcase Contemporary Art for the UK, City Art Centre and Talbot Rice Gallery, Edinburgh
2004 Surface, (two man show with Reinhard Doubrawa) Galerie Martin Kudlek, Cologne
Pistilos y Petalo, Spain
Heimweg, travelling exhibition including Hamish Fulton, Kasper Konig, Richard Long, Yoshitomo Nara and Lawrence Weiner
2003 The Book Show, The Nunnery, London
Chaotic Order, Houldsworth Gallery, London
Perforations, McKenzie Fine Art, New York
The Map is not the Territory lll, James Hockey Galley, England
Fake/Real, Hunter College, New York
2002 AOP 2002: The 37th Art on Paper Exhibition, Weatherspoon Art Museum, The University of North Carolina, USA
Complexity: Art and Complex Systems, Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, State University of New York, USA
2001 The Silk Purse Procedure, Arnolfini Gallery, England
Avalanche, Hales Gallery, London
Perfidy: Surviving Modernism, Kettle’s Yard, England
Verbal inter Visual, Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, London
2000 From a Distance: Approaching Landscape, The Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, USA
Barbara Gillman Gallery, Miami, USA
Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, USA
1999 Nature/Culture, Gimpel Fils, London
Hales Gallery at Old England, Paris
Drawings, Nicole Klagsbrun Galley, New York
Manufacturers, The Paper Bag Factory, London
1998 London Now, Saks Fifth Avenue Project, New York
Project 8, Total Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, South Korea
Drawing Centre, New York
Lombard Freid Fine Art, New York
De Praktijk, Amsterdam
Not Nothing Nowhere, Master Shipwrights House, London
1997 The Mag Collection, Ferens Art Gallery, England
Young British Artists, Marlene Eleini, London
Parasite, Toison D’Or, Brussels
1995 To Whom it May Concern, Anna Bornholt, London
1994 Tight, The Tannery, London Bridge
1992 Whitechapel Open, Whitechapel Galley, London
1991 Barclays Young Artist of the Year, Serpentine Galley, London
1989 Into the Nineties, the Mall Galleries London


1993 Henry Moore Fellow in Sculpture, Winchester school of Art
1992 Boise Scholarship


The Museum of Modern Art, New York
The British Museum
The Henry Moore Institute
South London Art Gallery
Whitworth Gallery, Manchester
The British Council
The Ferens Art Gallery, Hull
The High Museum Atlanta, USA
The West Collection, Pennsylvania
The Leopold-Hoesch-Museum, Germany
Princeton University Art Museum
Progressive Art Collection, Ohio
JP Morgan Chase Bank, New York
Private Collections in the UK, Europe, China, USA, Korea and Japan


2017 Deep Cuts (catalogue), essay by Samantha Cataldo, Currier Museum of Art
2016 Cirkel/Portretkunst, De Standaard Magazine, 12 03 16
2015 Kurt Snoekx, Jonathan Callan’s catalysts for introspection, 07 04 15
2014 Karin Lipson, Shredded, Sliced and Covered Up, The New York Times, 02 05 14
2011 Book Art, iconic sculptures and installations made from books, Gestalten, Berlin
2010 The thought of stuff (catalogue), essay by Chris Mazeika, The Royal British Society of Sculptors
2009 The Map as Art, Contemporary Artists Explore Cartography, Katharine Harmon, Princeton Architectural Press, New York
The Judith Rothschild Foundation Contemporary Drawings Collection Catalogue Raisonne, essays by Brian Sholis, Jan Tumlir, Manfred Hermes, Isabelle Graw, Martin Herbert, Scott Gerson, The Museum of Modern Art, New York
2008 Journal Sous Officiel Automme 2008, No.38
Sleek Magazine, Burning Books, No.18, p86
Hijack Reality (catalogue), Deptford X Cover of Mr Motley, Issue 19
Uncordinated, (catalogue), Cincinnati Contemporary Art Center
8038 Titles, Mongraph, Published by Kudlek van der Grinten
2007 Athens Contemporary Art Review, Issue 10, February 2007
Boys Craft, (catalogue) Exhibition Essay – Craftsmen in The Factory of Images
Play, (catalogue), essay Julia Alvarez
2006 Remembering Books, Huth, Goef, dbpq: visualizing poetics (http:/ 30 12 06
Seen Unseen, Martin Kemp, Oxford University Press
New Art On View, Published by Scala, Introductions by Gill Hedley and Stephen Snoddy
Book at Hosfelt Gallery, Hefland Glen, review in Art on Paper, March 2006
Feature, AD Magazine, Germany, March 2006
Review of Draw Paper Scissors, LA Times, June 2006
Review in Juxtapoz Magazine, May 2006
Interview in Athens Contemporary Art Review, January 2006
Romance (a novel), (catalogue) essay by Adriano Pedrosa, Christina Guerra Contemporary Art
Review of Messages & Communications, Cynthia Camlin, Art Papers
Black and White, (catalogue), The Hellenic American Union
Off the shelf, (catalogue), essays by Joshua Beckman, Michael Joyce, Mary-Kay Lombino, Vassar College
2005 Papier Kunst 5, (catalogue), Neuer Kunstverein, Germany
Paper Art Remixed, (catalogue), Leopold-Hoesch-Musem, Germany
Showcase Contemporary Art for the UK, (catalogue), Contemporary Art Society
2004 Heimweg, (catalogue) Cornerhouse Publications, Essays by Mathias
Beck, Peter Brechter, Tom Fecht
Review of Surface, Stadt Review, Germany
2003 Complexity, (catalogue), Text by Philip Galanter and Ellen K. Levy
The Book Show, (catalogue), The Wordsworth Trust, Texts by Susan Johanknecht and Simon Morley
The Map is Not the Territory part III, (catalogue), James Hockey Gallery & Foyer Gallery, The Surrey Institute of Art and Design University College, Farnham
Review of Interference, Art Preview, January
Review of Interference, Metro 3 01 03
2002 Interference, (catalogue) Essay by Edward Allington, Conversation with the Artist Edward Allington and Andrew Renton
Review of Interference, Artists’ Newsletter, December
Review of Interference, Metro 10 12 02
Review of Interference, Time Out, December
2001 Verbal inter Visual, (catalogue), Text by Robert Vas Dias, Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design
2000 Sarah Valdez, Art in America, March 2000
Gary Duehr, Art on Paper, November/December pp.90-1
Katie Clifford, ARTnews, November, p.210
Voice Choices/Best of NYC, The Village Voice, October 3
Talent, New York Magazine, September 18
Christopher Mills, Hitting Paydirt; A world of Wonders At the ICA, The Boston Phoenix, August 25 p.11
Christine Temin, Illustrating the Loss of Landscape, The Boston Globe, August 4. p.D1
Mary Sherman, Landscapes keep distance from nature At ICA exhibit, Boston Herald July 23
Paul Parcellin, View from Above,, July
Review Soundings, Artists Newsletter Magazine
Piers Masterson, Love Affairs of Some Famous Men, Contemporary Visual Arts, Issue 28
Sacha Craddock, Love Affairs of Some Famous Men, magazine 01 02 00
Duncan McLaren, Love Affairs of Some Famous Men, The Independent on Sunday 06 02 00
Helen Sumpter, Love Affairs of Some Famous Men, The Big Issue
Regina Von Planta, Love Affairs of Some Famous Men, Kunst-Buletin, January/February
1999 Ken Johnson, Drawings Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery, The New York Times, August 13
1998 Dorcus Taylor, Works on Paper Concise Catalogue, Leeds Sculpture Collections, Henry Moore Institute
Scientific American, May
Adrian Webster, Nature, Vol. 391 29 01 98
1997 Martin Kemp, Nature, Vol. 390 11 12 97
Denis Gielen, Parasite, (catalogue)
1994 Davis Lillington, Time Out Magazine
Heidi Reitmar, Tight, Art Monthly, No. 81
1993 Paul Bonaventura, (catalogue) for Henry Moore Fellowship
1992 Sarah Kent, Time Out, July

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