www.selfmade.org.uk

Born 1963, Birmingham, United Kingdom.
Lives and works in London, United Kingdom.

Selected Press

The Economist, May 2017

Aperture, November 2016

Brooklyn Rail, 2014

Education

  • 1987-90

    Goldsmiths' College, University of London, B.A. (Hons.) Fine Art

  • 1985-87

    Chelsea School of Art, London B.TECH Art & Design

Solo Exhibitions

  • (C) denotes that a catalogue was published in conjunction with the exhibition.

  • 2017

    Behind the mask, another mask: Gillian Wearing and Claude Cahun, National Portrait Gallery, London, UK (C)
    Family Stories, The National Gallery of Denmark, Copenhagen

  • 2016

    Sandra and Gerald Fineberg Art Wall, ICA Boston, USA

  • 2015

    Instituto Valenciano de Arte Moderno, IVAM, Valencia, Spain (C)

  • 2014

    everyone, Regen Projects, Los Angeles, USA
    Rose Video 05, The Rose Art Museum of Brandeis University, Waltham, USA
    We Are Here, Maureen Paley, London, UK
    A Real Birmingham Family, Centenary Square, Library of Birmingham. Birmingham, UK
    We Are Here, The New Art Gallery Walsall, Walsall, UK

  • 2013

    Museum Brandhorst, Munich, Germany
    PEOPLE: Selected Parkett Artists' Editions from 1984-2013, Parkett Space, Zurich, Switzerland
    The Apartment, Vancouver, Canada

  • 2012

    Whitechapel Gallery, London, touring to K20, Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Dusseldorf and Pinakothek der Moderne, Museum Brandhorst, Munich, Germany (C).
    A Real Birmingham Family, Central Library, Birmingham and HomeSense, The Fort Shopping Park, Birmingham, UK

  • 2011

    People, Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York, UK
    A Real Birmingham Family, Ikon Gallery, Birmingham, UK

  • 2009

    Confessions: Portraits, vidéos, Musée Rodin, Paris, UK

  • 2008

    Regen Projects, Los Angeles.

  • 2007

    Family Monument, Galleria Civica di Arte Contemporanea, Trento.
    Elsewhere?, Galleria Emi Fontana, Milan.

  • 2006

    Living Proof, ACCA, Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne, (C).
    Family History, in conjunction with the Film and Video Umbrella, touring exhibition: The Forbury Hotel Apartments, Reading; Ikon, Birmingham.
    Family History, Maureen Paley, London, (C).

  • 2005

    Snapshot, Bloomberg Space, London.
    Outreach Award, Rencontres d’Arles Festival, Arles, France, (C).

  • 2004

    Frans Hals Museum, Haarlem, The Netherlands.
    Album, Regen Projects, Los Angeles.
    Kiasma/Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki.

  • 2003

    Album, Gorney Bravin+Lee, New York.
    Album, Maureen Paley Interim Art, London.
    Mass Observation, ICA Philadelphia.
    Mass Observation, Musée d'Art Contemporain de Montréal.

  • 2002

    Mass Observation, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, (C).
    A Trilogy, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, (C).
    Kunsthaus Glarus, Glarus, Switzerland.

  • 2001

    Angel Row Gallery, Nottingham.
    Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea, Santiago, Spain.
    Unspoken, Kunstverein München, Munich, (C).
    Museo do Chiado, Lisbon.
    Sous Influence, Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris.
    “la Caixa”, Madrid.
    Bluecoat Gallery, Liverpool.

  • 2000

    Regen Projects, Los Angeles.
    Serpentine Gallery, London, Curated by Lisa G. Corrin, (C).
    Gorney Bravin+Lee, New York.

  • 1999

    A Woman Called Theresa, Ophiuchus Collection, The Hydra Workshop, Hydra, Greece.
    Galerie Anne de Villepoix, Paris.
    Drunk, De Vleeshal, Middelburg, The Netherlands.
    Maureen Paley Interim Art, London.

  • 1998

    Spacex Gallery, Exeter, UK.
    Gallery Koyanagi, Tokyo, Japan.
    Centre d’Art Contemporain, Geneva, Switzerland.

  • 1997

    Galerie Drantmann, Brussels, Belgium.
    Jay Gorney Modern Art, New York.
    Wiener Secession, Vienna, Austria, (C).
    10 - 16, Chisenhale Gallery, London.
    Kunsthaus Zürich, Switzerland.
    Emi Fontana, Milan, Italy.

  • 1996

    Wish You Were Here (Video Evenings at De Appel), Amsterdam.
    Le Consortium, Dijon, France.
    Gillian Wearing, City Projects - Prague, Part II, The British Council, Prague, (C).
    Valentina Moncada, Rome (British Council), Italy
    Maureen Paley Interim Art, London, UK

  • 1995

    Western Security, Hayward Gallery, London, UK

  • 1994

    Maureen Paley Interim Art, London, UK

  • 1993

    City Racing, London, UK

Group Exhibitions

  • (C) denotes that a catalogue was published in conjunction with the exhibition.

  • 2017

    Dreamers Awake, White Cube, London, UK
    We Are Everywhere, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, USA
    The Heart of the Tin Man, M Woods, Beijing, China
    Behold the Man, Magdeburg art museum, Magdeburg, Germany
    Coming Out: Sexuality, Gender and Identity, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool, UK
    31 Women, Breese Little, London, UK
    Duet with Artist: Participation as artistic principle, Museum Morsbroich, Leverkusen, Germany (C)
    Fifteen People Present Their Favorite Book (After Kosuth), CAC Bukovje/Landskrona, Landskrona, Sweden
    In Sense of Place: Student Select, Highlanes Municipal Art Gallery, Drogheda, County Louth, Ireland
    Person of the Crowd: The Contemporary Art of Flanerie, The Barnes Foundation, Philadelphia, USA
    What I Loved: Selected Works from the ‘90s, Regen Projects, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Krakow Photomonth, Kraków, Poland
    The Inner Skin, Art and Shame, MARTa Herford, Herford, Germany
    Versus Rodin: bodies across space and time, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia (C)

  • 2016

    Thicker than Water. Concepts of the Family in Contemporary Art, kunstpalais, Erlangen, Germany (C)
    Thicker than Water. Concepts of the Family in Contemporary Art, Villa Merkel, Esslingen am Neckar, Germany (C)
    VIVRE !!, Musée de l'histoire de l'immigration, Paris, France
    Found, The Foundling Museum, London, UK
    Behold the Man, Museum de Fundatie, Paleis aan de Blijmarkt, Zwolle, The Netherlands
    The Lives of Others: Portraits from the Photography Collection, Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, IL, USA
    Versus - La Sfida Dell\'artista Al Suo Modello In Un Secolo Di Fotografia E Disegno, Galleria Civica di Modena, Modena Italy
    Staged! Spectacle and Role Play in Contemporary Art, Sammlung Goetz Collection, Kunsthalle Munich, Munich, Germany

    Prospect 2016, Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego - MCASD La Jolla, CA USA
    Ich, Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt/Main Germany (C)
    Invisible Adversaries : Marieluise Hessel Collection, Hessel Museum of Art & Center for Curatorial Studies Galleries at Bard College, Annandale-on Hudson, NY USA (C)
    Video oediV, Campbelltown Arts Centre C-A-C, Australia
    Me. New forms of Self-Portraiture, Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt, Germany
    Portrait De L'artiste En Alter, FRAC - Haute-Normandie, Sotteville-lès-Rouen, France
    Robert Mapplethorpe: The Perfect Medium, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, USA
    On How to Become a Real Person, Museum fur Neue Kunst, Freiburg, Germany

  • 2015

    Tate Liverpool, UK
    Vanità/Vanitas, Museo Ettore Fico, Turin, Italy
    Contemporary Photography from North West Europe. Chapter I, Fondazione Fotografie Modena, Modena, Italy
    The Great Mother, Fondazione Nicola Trussardi, Milan, Italy (C)
    Work, Rest and Play: British Photography from the 1960s to Today, Minsheng Art Museum, Shanghai, China
    Álbum de Família, Centro Municipal de Arte Hélio Oiticica, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    A Taste of Things to Come, Ocean Studios, Plymouth, UK
    14th East End Film Festival, Barbican, London, UK
    Station to Station, a Project by Doug Aitken, Barbican, London, UK
    Perfect Likeness: Photography and Composition, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Fire and forget, On violence, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin
    Eye to Eye: Looking Beyond Likeness, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, New York, USA
    Zabludowicz Collection: 20 Years of Collecting: Between Discovery and Invention, Zabludowicz Collection, London
    Partial Presence, Zabludowicz Collection, London, UK
    Self, Turner Contemporary, Margate, UK

  • 2014

    Body Doubles, MCA Chicago, Chicago, USA
    The Vincent Award 2014, Gemeentemuseum Den Haag, The Hague, Netherlands
    About Town, Video Art in Southside, Hurst Street Car Park, Birmingham, UK
    Urban Psychosis, The Holden Gallery, Manchester Metropolitan University, Manchester, UK
    The Bigger Picture: Work from the 1990’s, Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York, USA
    (Mis)Understanding Photography – Works and Manifestos, Museum Folkwang, Essen, Germany
    Nouvelle Génération, Frac Nord-Pas de Calais, Dunkerque, France
    A Secret Affair: Selections From The Fuhrman Family Collection, The Contemporary Austin, Austin, TX, USA
    40 Years of Women Artists, The New Art Gallery Walsall
    Love, Wilhelm-Hack-Museum, Ludwigshafen am Rhein, Germany.

  • 2013

    You Are Here, Worcester Art Museum, Worcester MA, USA.
    93 Exhibition, CGAC Centro Galego de Art Contemparenea, Santiago de Compostela, Spain.
    Karel's Choice - Looking back at contemporary Art, De Hallen, Haarlem, Netherlands
    Alien & Familiar, Galerie im Taxipalais, Innsbruck, Austria.
    Assembly: A Survey of Recent Artists' Film and Video in Britain 2008-2013, Tate Britain, London, UK.
    British British Polish Polish: Art From Europe’s edges in the Long ‘90s and Today, CSW Ujadowski Castle, Warsaw, Poland.
    Salon der Angst, Kunsthalle Wein, Vienna, Austria.
    Requiem for a Bank, HMKV, Dortmund, Germany.
    Bellwether Series, Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, Ohio.
    Centre for Contemporary Art Ujadowski Castle, Warsaw, Poland.
    Someone Else, Villa Romana, Florence, Italy.
    WHAT TO THINK, WHAT TO DESIRE, WHAT TO DO, Fundació "la Caixa", Barcelona, Spain.
    NYC 1993: Experimental jet set, trash and no star, New Museum, New York, USA.
    Ensemble, Backlit Gallery, Nottingham, UK.
    Homelands, British Council touring exhibition, New Delhi, touring to Kolkata, Mumbai and Bangalore, India
    Lovin’ it – Symbol and Contradiction, Bromer Art Collection, Kaltenherberg, Roggwil, Switzerland.
    More Love: Art, Politics and Sharing Since 1990s, Ackland Art Museum at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA, (C).
    Performing Film, Coreana Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea.
    Still, Solent Showcase Gallery, Southampton Solent University, Southampton.
    Fremd & Eigen, Galerie im Taxispalais, Innsbruck, Austria
    John Bock, Keren Cytter, Paul Pfeiffer, Gillian Wearing, and Akram Zaatari, Regen Projects, Los Angeles, USA
    The System of Objects, Deste Foundation, Athens, Greece
    Lost Boys: The Territories of Youth, Lewis Glucksman Gallery, Cork, Ireland
    Brilliant Disguise: Masks and Other Transformations, CAC - Contemporary Arts Center New Orleans, New Orleans, USA
    Besser scheitern - Film + Video - Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg, Germany
    Wild New Territories, Simon Fraser University Art Gallery, Burnaby, Canada

  • 2012

    Beyond the family album, La Caixa Collection, Spain.
    Matters of Fact, Hessel Museum of Art, Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York
    Self-portraits, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebaek, Denmark
    The Long Now, The Galleries at Moore College of Art & Design, Philadelphia, USA.
    About Face, Pier 24 photography, San Francisco, USA.
    Here in Your Space: Christian Jankowski, Gillian Wearing, Guy Ben-Ner, Grand Central Art Center, California State University, Fullerton, USA.
    Encounter: The Royal Academy in Asia, Institute of Contemporary Arts Singapore, Singapore, Asia.
    Family Matters: The Family in British Art, Millennium Galleries, Sheffield, Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle.
    Made In Britain: Contemporary Art from the British Council Collection 1980 – 2010, Benaki Museum, Athens, Greece.
    9th Shanghai Biennale, Shanghai, China, (C)
    Rxy, Galleria della Molinella, Faenza, Italy
    The Story of the Government Art Collection, Whitechapel Gallery, London, touring to Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, and Ulster Museum, Belfast.
    Sounds Like Silence, HMKV: Hartware MedienKunstVerein, Dortmund, Germany.

  • 2011

    Hints of the outside world, SOMA Contemporary, Waterford City, Ireland.
    Let the Healing Begin, IMA Institute of Modern Art at the Judith Wright Centre of Contemporary Art, Brisbane.
    Moving Portraits, De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill-on-sea, East Sussex.
    Family Matters: The Family in British Art, Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery; Millennium Galleries, Sheffield; Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle; Tate Britain, London (touring through 2012).
    Robert Mapplethorpe: Night Work: Curated by Scissor Sisters, Alison Jacques Gallery, London.
    Role Models - Role Playing, Museum der Moderne Salzburg, Salzburg.
    The Dwelling Life of Man, Fundació Foto Colectania, Barcelona, Spain.

  • 2010

    Auto-Kino, Temporäre Kunsthalle Berlin, Germany, (C).
    CUE; Artists’ Videos, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada.
    The Future Demands Your Participation: Contemporary Art from the British Council Collection, Minsheng Art Museum, Shanghai.
    Haunted: Contemporary Photography / Video / Performance, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York.
    Kurt, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, USA.
    Lemaitre collection, Museo de Arte de Lima (MALI), Lima, Peru.
    Niet Normaal, Beurs van Berlage, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
    The Original Copy: Photography of Sculpture, 1839 to Today, Museum of Modern Art, New York.
    Party!, The New Art Gallery Walsall, Walsall, UK.
    Skin Fruit: Dakis Joannou Collection, (curated by Jeff Koons), New Museum, New York.
    Weatherspoon Art Museum, University of North Carolina, North Carolina.
    Rewind: Selected Works from the MCA Collection, 1970’s to 1990’s, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago.
    The Talent Show, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, USA.

  • 2009

    Be sure to attend very carefully to what I have to say to you, Fri Art, Centre d’art
    British Subjects: Identity & Self-Fashioning 1965-2009, Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, NY.
    Contemporary Outlook: Seeing Songs, Museum of Fine Art, Boston.
    contemporain Kunsthalle, Centre for contemporary art, Fribourg, France.
    Once upon a time…Artists & Storytelling, Somerset House, London.
    The Reach of Realism, Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami, USA.
    Through The Lens: Photography from the Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami, Miami, USA, (C).

  • 2008

    History in the Making: A Retrospective of the Turner Prize, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo.
    EXISTENCIAS, MUSAC, León, Spain.
    Irish Museum of Modern Art” Obras Fundamentales, Sala Kubo-Kutxa, San Sebastian.
    La Collection d’art d’agnes b, JRP Ringier, Zürich.
    Martian Museum of Terrestrial Art, Barbican Art Gallery, London, (C).
    Print the Legend: Contemporary Art and the Western, The Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh.
    Tarantula, Fondazione Nicola Trussardi, Milan, Italy.
    You are my mirror 1: Je t'aime, moi non plus, Frac Lorraine, Metz, France
    Worlds on video, Centro di Cultura Contemporanea Palazzo Strozzi, Firenze, Italy.

  • 2007

    Breaking step/Uraskoraku, Museum of Contemporary Art, Belgrade, (C).
    Held Together with Water, MAK, Vienna, (C).
    Passion Complex, 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, Japan, (C).
    Role Exchange, Sean Kelly, New York.
    Talking Pictures: Theatricality in Contemporary Film and Video Works, K21, Düsseldorf.
    The Turner Prize: A Retrospective, Tate Britain, London.
    Global Feminisms: New Directions in Contemporary Art, Brooklyn Museum, New York, (C).
    ELSEWHERE?, Galleria Emi Fontana, Milan.

  • 2006

    Eye On Europe: Prints, Books and Multiples / 1960 to Now, The Museum of Modern Art, New York.
    Aftershock, Contemporary British Art 1990 – 2006, Guangdong Museum of Art,
    Guangzhou, China & Capital Museum, Beijing, China.
    Before the Camera: Remaking Reality and the Make-believe, Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, Florida.
    Local Stories, Modern Art Oxford, Oxford, (C).
    Live Screen, Lilian Baylis Theatre at Saddlers Wells, London.
    Of Mice and Men, Fourth Berlin Biennial for Contemporary Art, Berlin, (C).
    Making History – Art and Documentary in Britain from 1929 to Now, Tate Liverpool, 2006, (C).
    Mouvement: Des Deux Côtés du Rhin, Museum Ludwig, Cologne, (C).
    People, Museo D’Arte Contemporanea Donnaregina, Naples.
    Portrait of Artists, Luring Augustine.
    Me, Myself and I, Contemporary Art Center of Virginia.
    Shoot the Family, touring exhibition: Cranbrook Art Museum, and others.
    The Monty Hall Problem, Blum & Poe, Los Angeles.
    A Short History of Performance part IV, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London, (C).
    Raconte-moi/ Tell me, Casino Luxembourg, Luxembourg.

  • 2005

    The Kyber Arts Center, Nova Scotia.
    The Gesture, A visual library in progress, Macedonian Museum of contemporary Art, Thessaloniki, Greece, and Quarter, Centro Produzione Arte, Florence, 2005, (C).
    New Work/New Acquisitions, MOMA The Museum of Modern Art, New York
    Sculpture in the park, Durham Art Gallery & DLI Museum, England.
    Body: New art from the UK, Vancouver art gallery (2005), The Ottawa art gallery (2006), Oakville galleries (2006), Edmonton art gallery (2006), (C).
    Irreducible: Contemporary Short Form Video, CCAC Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, & The Bronx Museum of the Art, New York, (C).
    25. Twenty-five years of the Deutsche Bank Collection, Deutsche Guggenheim, Berlin, (C).
    raconte-moi, Musee national des beaux-arts du Quebec, Canada, (C).
    Family Pictures – Fotografia contemporanea e Video dalla Collezione del Guggenheim Museum, Galleria Gottardo, Switzerland, (C).

  • 2004

    Faces in the crowd – Picturing modern life from Manet to today, The Whitechapel art gallery, London, UK.
    With all due intent, European Biennial of contemporary art, Spain, (C).
    Inaugural Show: MoMA reopening, Museum of Modern Art, New York
    Social Creatures: How body becomes art, Sprengel Museum Hannover, (C).
    ART NEWS: contemporary artists working with newspaper, Three Colts Gallery, London.
    Revolving Doors, Fundación Telefónica, Madrid, (C).
    About Face, Hayward Gallery, London.
    Busan Biennale 2004, Seoul.
    Manifesta, San Sebastian.

  • 2003

    A bigger splash – British art from Tate – 1960 – 2003, Pavihao lucas Nogueira Garcez – Oca Parque ibirapuera, Sao Paul & Instituto Tomie Ohtake. (C)
    Contemporary British Art from the Paragon Collection, Hakodate Museum of Art, Hokkkaido, Japan. (C)
    Fast Foreward, Sammlung Goetz, (C)
    Strange Days, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago.
    Synopsis III - Fiction and Reality,
    National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens
    Happiness: a survival guide for art & life, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo
    Outlook, International Art Exhibition 2003, Athens. (C)
    Inaugural Exhibition, Regen Projects, Los Angeles

  • 2002

    Face Off, Kettle's Yard, Cambridge and touring
    Die Wohltat der Kunst: Post\Feministische Positionen der 90er Jahre aus der Sammlung Goetz, Staatliche Kunsthalle, Baden-Baden. (C)
    Coming of Age, The New Art Gallery, Walsall
    To Whom it May Concern, California College of Arts and Crafts, San Francisco
    Just Love me/Die Wohltat der Kunst, Fries Museum Leeuwarden (2004), Bergen Museum of art (2003), Samnlung Goetz (2003), Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden (2002). (C)
    I promise it's political, Museum Ludwig, Cologne, (C).
    Remix: Contemporary Art and Pop, Tate Liverpool. (C).
    Bienal de São Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil.
    The Video Show, Centraal Museum, Utrecht.
    Acquisitions 2001 – Part 1: Photographs, Video Installations, Video, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens

  • 2001

    Telling Tales: Narrative Impulses in Recent Art, Tate Liverpool
    ABBILD recent portraiture and depiction, Landesmuseum Joanneum, Graz
    No World Without You, Reflections of Identity in New British Art, Herzliya Museum of Art, Tel Aviv. (C)
    W, Centre d’Art Mobile, Besançon, France
    Birmingham, Ikon Gallery, Birmingham
    Inner State of Health: The Person in the Mirror of Contemporary Art, Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein
    Biennale de Lyon art contemporain 2001, Lyon
    Milano Europa 2001, Palazzo dellaTriannale, Milan
    Confidence pour confidence, Casino Luxembourg, Luxembourg (C)
    Video Evidence, Southampton City Art Gallery, Southampton
    Film Festival Rotterdam, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Century City, Tate Modern, London

  • 2000

    Autowerke, Deichtorhallen, Hamburg. (C)
    Intelligence: New British Art 2000, Tate Britain, London. (C)
    Puerile ’69, The Living Art Museum, Reykjavík
    Tate Modern Collection, Tate Modern, London
    Contemporary Art Center, Cincinnati
    Sydney Biennale, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney
    docudrama, Bury St. Edmunds Art Gallery, Bury St. Edmunds
    Tate Britain Collection, Tate Gallery, London
    Let’s Entertain, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis and touring. (C)
    Quotidiana, Castello di Rivoli, Turin
    Makeshift, ArtPace, San Antonio, Texas

  • 1999

    Rewind to the Future, Bonner Kunstverein, Bonn and Neue Berliner Kunstverein, Berlin
    People, Le Spot, contemporary art centre, Le Harve Hundstage, Gesellschaft für Aktuelle Kunst, Bremen
    Ex-Change, La Criee-Centre d’Art Contemporain, Rennes
    The Viewing Room, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City
    This Other World of Ours, TV Gallery, Moscow
    Rattling the Frame: The Photographic Space 1974-1999, SF Camerawork, San Francisco
    La Coscienza Luccicante, Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Rome
    6th International Istanbul Biennial, Istanbul, Turkey, (C).
    Garden of Eros, Centre Cultural Tecla Sala, Barcelona
    Common People, Fondazione Sandretto re Rebaudengo per l’Arte, Turin
    Sweetie: Female Identity in British Video, The British School at Rome
    Searchlight: Consciousness at the Millennium, The California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland. (C)
    Private Room / Public Space, Almeers Centrum Hedendaagse Kunst, Al Almere, The Netherlands

  • 1998

    La Concienza Luccicante, Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Rome
    In Visible Light, Moderna Museet, Stockholm
    Fast Forward Body Check, Kunstverein, Hamburg
    Sensation - Young British Artists from the Saatchi Collection, Museum für Gegenwart, Berlin
    Contemporary British Art, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea
    Galerija Dante Marino Cettina, Umag, Croatia
    UK Maximum Diversity, Galerie Krinzinger, Bregenz and Künste Wein, Vienna, Austria
    A Collection in the Making, The Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin
    Internationale Foto Triennale/Photography as Concept, Galerien der Stadt Esslingen, Esslingen, Germany
    Made in London, Musea de Electricidade, Lisbon. (C)
    La Sphere de L’Intime, Le Printemps de Cahors, Saint-Cloud, France. (C)
    Real/Life: New British Art, Japanese Museum Tour, Tochigi Prefectural Museum of Fine Arts, Fukuoka City Art Museum, Hiroshima Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo Museum of Contemporary Art
    Musée du Rochechouart, (with Valerie Jouve and Rineke Dijkstra), Rochechouart, France
    Videorama, Depot, Kunst und Diskussion, Vienna, Austria
    White Noise, Kunsthalle Berne, Switzerland. (C)
    ENGLISH ROSE in Japan (with Tracey Emin & Georgina Starr), The Ginza Artspace, Tokyo, Japan

  • 1997

    a/drift, The Centre for curatorial Studies. (C)
    The Turner Prize 1997, Tate Gallery, London. (C)
    Private Face - Urban Space, co-organised by the Hellenic Art Galleries Association & The Rethymnon Centre for Contemporary Art, Athens & Rethymnon, Greece. (C)
    Strange days – British contemporary photography, Claudia gian ferrari arte contemporanea, Milan, Italy. (C)
    Tales from the City, Stills Gallery, Edinburgh
    Sensation, Saatchi Collection, Royal Academy of Art, London. (C)
    Pictura Britannica: Art from Britain, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia, travelling to Adelaide, Australia and Wellington, New Zealand,
    Projects, The Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin
    Package Holiday - New British Art in the Ophiuchus Collection
    The Hydra Workshop, Hydra, Greece
    Splash, AAC Galerie Weimar, Germany
    I.D., Nouveau Musee, Villeurbanne, France
    Gillian Wearing/Barbara Visser, Bloom Gallery, Amsterdam, Holland
    Galerie Anne de Villepoix, Paris
    S.L. Simpson Gallery, Toronto, Canada
    In Visible Light: Photography and Classification in Art, Science and the Everyday, Museum of Modern Art, Oxford. (C)

  • 1996

    I.D., Van Abbe Museum, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
    Life / Live, co - curated by Laurence Bosse & Hans-Ulrich Obrist, ARC (Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris), France. (C)
    Full House -Young British Art, Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Germany
    Playpen & Corpus Delirium, Kunsthalle Zürich, Switzerland. (C)
    a/drift: Scenes From the Penetrable Culture, curated by Joshua Decter, Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College, New York
    The Aggression of Beauty, Galerie Arndt & Partner, Berlin. (C)
    Electronic Undercurrents - Art & Video in Europe, The Royal Museum of Fine Arts, Copenhagen
    Private View, Contemporary Art in the Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle, County Durham, co - curated by Penelope Curtis and Veit Görner, organised by the Henry Moore Institute
    The Fifth New York Video Festival, The Film Society of Lincoln Center, New York
    Toyama Now '96, curated by Iwona Blazwick, The Museum of Modern Art, Toyama, Japan
    The Cauldron, Henry Moore Institute, Leeds (C)
    NowHere, (Incandescent, curator Laura Cottingham), Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebaek, Denmark
    Auto-reverse 2, Centre National D'Art Contemporain Grenoble, France
    Traffic, CAPC Musée Contemporain Bordeaux, France
    Imagined Communities, Oldham Art Gallery; John Hansard Gallery, Southampton; Firstsite, Colchester; Walsall Museum & Art Gallery; Royal Festival Hall, London; Gallery of Modern Art, Glasgow. (C)
    Pandaemonium; London Festival of Moving Images, I.C.A, London

  • 1995

    The British Art Show, National Touring Exhibitions. (C)
    X/Y, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris
    Campo, Venice Biennale, curated by Francesco Bonami
    Sage, Galerie Michel Rien, Tours, France
    It's not a picture, Galleria Emi Fontana, Milan
    Brilliant! New Art from London, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis
    Brill: Works on Paper by Brilliant Artists,
    Montgomerie Glasgoe Fine Art, Minneapolis
    British Art Show 4, touring
    Mysterium Alltag, Kampnagel, Hamburg, (with Jane & Louise Wilson, Tacita Dean, Tracey Emin)
    Aperto '95, Nouveau Musée, Institut d'Art Contemporain, Villeurbanne, France
    Hotel Mama (Aperto '95), Kunstraum, Wein, Austria
    Make Believe, Royal College of Art, London. (C)
    Mobius Strip, Basilico Fine Arts, New York
    Hello! Andréhn - Schiptjenko, Stockholm
    Gone, Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, (with Bas Jan Ader, Sam Durant, Rainer Ganahl)

  • 1994

    Le Shuttle, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin
    3.016.026, Theoretical Events, Naples
    Uncertain Identity, Galerie Analix B & L Polla, Geneva
    Fuori Fase, Via Farini, Milan
    Domestic Violence, curated by Alison Jacques, Gio Marconi's House, Milan
    R.A.S, curated by Gianni Romano, Galerie Analix B & L. Polla, Geneva
    Not Self-Portrait, Karsten Schubert, London

  • 1993

    BT Young Contemporaries; Cornerhouse, Manchester, Orchard Gallery, Derry, The Maplin Art Gallery, Sheffield, City Museum and Art Gallery, Stoke-on-Trent, Centre for Contemporary Art, Glasgow
    Okay Behaviour, 303 Gallery, New York
    Mandy Loves Declan 100%, Mark Boote Gallery, New York
    2 into 1, Centre 181 Gallery, London
    Vox Pop, Laure Genillard Gallery, London

  • 1992

    Instruction, Marconi Gallery, Milan
    British Art Group Show, Le Musee des Beaux Arts dans Le Havre, France

  • 1991

    Piece Talks, Diorama Art Centre, London
    Clove 1, The Clove Building, London
    Empty Gestures, Diorama Art Centre, London

Public Sculpture Commisions

  • 2018

    Statue of Millicent Fawcett, Parliament Square, London, UK

  • 2016

    A Real Danish Family, Danmarks Radio and Statens Museum for Kunst, Kunsthal Aarhus, Denmark

  • 2014

    A Real Birmingham Family, Birmingham, UK

  • 2007

    Trentino Family, Galleria Civica di Arte Contemporanea, Trento, Italy

Solo Publications

  • 2017

    Gillian Wearing and Claude Cahun, London: National Portrait Gallery Publications, 2017.

  • 2015

    Gillian Wearing, Instituto Valenciano de Arte Moderno, Spain

  • 2012

    Gillian Wearing
, Whitechapel Gallery and Ridinghouse, London

  • 2007

    Family History, Film and Video Umbrella, Maureen Paley, London, in association with Artists in the City, Reading and Ikon Gallery, Birmingham

  • 2006

    Living Proof, ACCA, Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne

  • 2002

    Mass Observation, MCA, Chicago
    Trilogy, 
Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver

  • 2001

    Broad Street, Instituto Português de Museus - Museu do Chiado, Lisbon
    Gillian Wearing ‘Sous influence’, Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris
    Gillian Wearing, Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea (CGAC) and Fundación "la Caixa," Barcelona, Santiago de Compostela, Spain
    spoken, 
München Kunstverein

  • 2000

    Gillian Wearing, Serpentine Gallery, London

  • 1999

    Gillian Wearing (Contemporary Artists Series), Phaidon Press, London

    A Woman Called Theresa, The Hydra Workshop, Hydra

  • 1997

    Signs that say what you want them to say and not Signs that say what someone else wants you to say, Maureen Paley Interim Art, London
    Gillian Wearing
, Wiener Secession, Vienna

  • 1996

    City Projects – Prague
, The British Council, London

Projects

  • 1998

    South Bank Show, London Weekend Television

  • 1996

    Guest editor, Documents sur L'art

  • 1994

    Rooseum Video Programme, Rooseum Center for Contemporary Art, Sweden
    Holly Street Estate Art Project, London

Awards

  • (C) denotes that a catalogue was published in conjunction with the exhibition.

  • 2015

    Honorary Fellow, University of the Arts London

  • 2014

    Nominated for The Human Rights Art Award
    Nominated for The Vincent Award

  • 2011

    OBE for contribution to the arts

  • 2007

    Royal Academician
    Grazia o2 X Award for Art

  • 2002

    British Television Advertising Award, Public Service: Gold

  • 1998

    For 2 into 1, Oberhausen Short Film Festival
    Prize of the Ministry of Employment, Social Affairs and Urban Development, Culture and Sport

  • 1997

    Turner Prize 1997 (C)

  • 1993

    BT Young Contemporaries

Bibliography

  • 2017

    Creating Ourselves: The Self in Art, Whitechapel Gallery, London (c)
    5 To See, Aesthetica Magazine, 17 March 2017.
    Bannister, Laura, Gillian Wearing and her Masks, MUSEUM, Issue 6, 2017, pp. 30-37.
    Bennun, David, Behind the Mask, www.1843magazine.com, 10 May 2017.
    Brown, Mark, Statue of suffragist to break male monopoly on Parliament Square, theguardian.com,13 April 2017.
    Brown, Mark, Art meets science in an exploration of Gender Identity, The Guardian, 9 March 2017, p. 13.
    Buck, Louisa, National Portrait Gallery marks International Women’s Day by celebrating Gillian Wearing and Claude Cahun,
    theartnewspaper.com, The Art Newspaper, 10 March 2017.
    Carey-Kent, Paul, Inspired, perhaps, by the surge of the selfie, there was a glut of self-portrait shows last year, and the trend continues, fadmagazine.com, 3 May 2017.
    Cumming, Laura, Gillian Wearing and Claude Cahun: Behind the Mask, Another Mask – review, theguardian.com, 12 March 2017.
    Durrant, Nancy, Who was Claude Cahun? Art Quarterly, Spring 2017, pp. 40-47.
    Epps, Philomena, wearing the mask, thefifthsense.i-d.co, i-D, 13 March 2017.
    Epps, Philomena, Iconic YBA Gillian Wearing on the performance of everyday life, i-d.vice.com, 14 June 2017.
    Frankel, Eddy, Gillian Wearing and Claude Cahun, Time Out, 14-20 March, p77.
    Hudson, Mark, Gillian Wearing and Claude Cahun: Behind the Mask, Another Mask, National Portrait Gallery, review, telegraph.co.uk, The Telegraph, 8 March 2017.
    Kent, Sarah, Gillian Wearing and Claude Cahun, National Portrait Gallery: Gender and identity explored by artists born 70 years apart, theartsdesk.com 10 March 2017.
    Luke, Ben, Gillian Wearing and Claude Cahun, Behind the Mask, review: Both artists are enhanced by this pairing, standard.co.uk, Evening Standard, 9 March 2017.
    Lewis, Emma, …isms: Understanding Photography, Bloomsbury Visual Arts, London, 2017, pp. 110-11.
    Massaro, Mike, Gillian Wearing: 'We need to approach life with the notion we are all mentally ill', 52-insights.com, 23 March 2017.
    Pelletier, Mary, A Conceptual Artist Pays Homage to Surrealist Claude Cahun’s Performance of Identity, hyperallergic.com, 19 May 2017.
    Razaq, Rashid, Images of unity: artists design covers for ES Magazine in tribute to Londoners’ resilience, standard.co.uk, 5 July 2017.
    Sansom, Anna, Ageing Consensually: Gillian Wearing behind the mask, damnmagazine.net, 5 July 2017.
    Searle, Adrian, A ghost in kiss curls: how Gillian Wearing and Claude Cahun share a mask, theguardian.com, 8 January 2017.
    Searle, Adrian, Hiding in Plain Sight, The Guardian, 8 March 2017, pp. 18-19.
    Souter, Anna, Five must-see exhibitions in March 2017, theupcoming.com, 2 March 2017.
    Stone, Bryony, We speak to Gillian Wearing about making the first statue of a woman in Parliament square, itsnicethat.com,
    10 May 2017.
    Thompson, Jessie, Gillian Wearing: Why she's one of Britain's best-loved contemporary artists, standard.co.uk, 4 May 2017.
    Wearing, Gillian, Parallel Lives, Porter, Spring 2017, pp.116-117.
    Versus Rodin: bodies across space and time, Adelaide: Art Gallery of South Australia, 2017. (c)
    ----, 5 To See, aestheticamagazine.com, 17 March 2017.
    ----, Gillian Wearing announced as artist of Millicent Fawcett statue in Parliament Square, fawcettsociety.org.uk, 13 April 2017.
    ----, Gillian Wearing to create Statue of Suffragist for London’s Parliament Square, artforum.com, 14 April 2017.

  • 2016

    McQuaid, Cate, Revealing Portraits, fast-forwarded to age 70, bostonglobe.com, 30 December 2016.
    Blessing, Jennifer, Gillian Wearing, Aperture, Winter 2016, pp. 60-63.
    Lambert, James and Jackson, Sharna, Nutze Deine Birne! Kunst Activity Buch, E. A. SEEMANS BILDERBANDE, 2016
    frieze A to Z of Contemporary Art, Phaidon Press, London, 2016.
    Cullinan, Nicolas and Wearing, Gillian, A Portrait of the Artist as Claude Cahun, aperture.org, November 2016.
    Smee, Sebastian, Art as mirror of this dark moment, bostonglobe.com, 24 November 2016.
    Eimer, Annick, Das Zeit Wissen-Gespräch, Zeit Wissen, no.6, 2016, pp.46-51.
    Jager, Hans den Hartog, Behold the Man – 100 Years, 100 faces/ Zie De Mens – Honderd jar, Honderd gezichten, Museum de Fundatie, Atheneaum-Polak & Van Gennep, Amsterdam, pp.190-191 (C).
    Wearing, Gillian, Gillian Wearing Remembers Her Former Tutor Jon Thompson (1936-2016), PICPUS, Push Print, London, issue no.17, Summer 2016.
    Sabine Heller, Balancing Act, Malibu Magazine., Vol 13 Issue 6, November/December 2015, pp. 122-134.
    Razaq, Rashid, Snap! Near identical photos shot 85 years apart in new exhibition, Evening Standard, 29 September 2016, p. 31.
    Gale, Matthew, Tate Modern: The Handbook, 2016, p. 318.
    Perlson, Hili, Got a Room with a View? Artist Gillian Wearing Wants Your Footage, artnet.com, 15 February 2016.
    Wearing, Gillian, As seen from your window… , theguardian.com, 3 April 2016.
    Qizilbash, Ashraf, It’s Always Better To Wear a Mask, Under the Influence, Issue 16, 2016, pp. 260 - 271.
    Pogrebin, Robin, Philadelphia Museum of Art Finally Gets a Hopper, Inside Art,
    The New York Times, February. 25, 2016.
    Rabinowitz, Sophie, Gillian Wearing Self Portraits, Osmos Magazine, Summer 2016, pp. 2 - 5.
    Yates, Emily, Brighton Festival: Exploring new directions in theatre and the visual arts, Brighton & Hove Independent, June, 3, 2016.

  • 2015

    Bate, David, Conceptualism and Art Photography, Art Photography, Winter 2015, pp. 80-103.
    Bennett, Oliver, Images in Motion, Art Quarterly, Winter 2015, pp. 66 – 71.
    Heller, Sabine, Balancing Act: the Uneasy Art of Gillian Wearing, Malibu Magazine, December 2015, pp. 122-134.

    Barnicoat, Becky, Before They Were Famous: Art Stars on Their Final Degree Shows, theguardian.com, 23 June 2015.
    Borrás, Daniel, Gillian Wearing: el arte de compartir los secretos, El Mundo, 6 August 2015, p. 11.

    Dabkowski, Colin, The work of art: Albright-Knox shows explore labour, portraiture, buffalo.com, 5 May 2015.
    Duguid, Hannah, Gillian Wearing: ‘Having to talk to a group makes me very uncomfortable’, independent.co.uk, 30 October 2015.
    Eler, Alicia, Gillian Wearing’s Masked Confessions, Hyperallergic.com, 14 January 2015.
    Enguix, Salvador, Gillian Wearing, tras la máscara, La Vanguardia, 27 September 2015, p. 59.
    Espejo, Bea, Gillian Wearing “Hablo de lo que esta debajo de la superficie de las cosas”, El Cultural, 18 September 2015.
    Foran, Jack, Albright-Knox exhibits their wide collection of portraiture: Beyond Portraits, artvoice.com, 23 April 2015.
    Garcia, Alfons, El IVAM regresa a la primera línea europea con los mil rostros de Gillian Wearing, Levante, 24 September 2015, p. 57.
    Garcia, Alfons, “La identidad es el tema del arte nuestro tiempo”, levanter-emv.com, 24 September 2015.
    Garcia, Alfons, Máscaras contra la identidad, Levante, 19 September 2015, p. 57.
    Gioni, Massimiliano, The Great Mother, Skira and Fondazione Nicola Trussardi, Milan, 2015.
    Luke, Ben, 20 Years of Collecting: Between Discovery and Invention, Zabludowicz Collection Review, standard.co.uk, 7 May 2015.
    Labastida, Mikel, El IVAM renueva sus instalaciones, Las Provincias, 1 September 2015, p. 34.
    Labastida, Mikel, El Nuevo rumbo de los museos, Las Provincias, 20 September 2015, pp. 52-53.
    Mansergas, Ana, Gillian Wearing en el IVAM, cadenaser.com, 23 September 2015.
    Miller, Ben, Museums at Night October 2015: Gillian Wearing on the Shy Convention at Backlit Nottingham, culture24.org.uk, 28 October 2015.
    Molina, Ángela, “Las máscaras sirven para explorar la verdad de nuestros muchos yoes”, El País, 27 September 2015, p. 34.
    Montes, Javier, Gillian Wearing, Reina del Carnaval, ABC cultural, 26 September 2015, pp. 18-19.

    Morris, Steven, Plymouth’s Ocean Studios welcomes artists and first exhibition set to open, theguardian.com, 27 July 2015.
    Muller, Robert-Jan, “The Vincent Award 2014”Gemeentemuseum, artforum.com/picks, January 2015.
    Murray Brown, Griselda, White Cube to Black Box, FT Weekend, 16-17 May 2015, p. 13.
    Palacios, Marta, Rodeada de genios, Las Provincias, 27 September 2015, pp. 100-101.
    Searle, Adrian, Me me meme: artists’ selfies paint the full spectrum of self-obsession, theguardian.com, 23 January 2015.
    Skidmore, Maisie, The Many Selves of Gillian Wearing, anothermag.com, 13 October 2015.
    Snow, Philippa, Signs of Interior Life - In Conversation with Gillian Wearing, i-d.vice.com, 28 October, 2015.
    Torres, Salva, La realidad sin mascaras de Gillian Wearing, Valencia, 24 September 2015, p. 2.
    Velasco, Carmen, El IVAM muestra el arte bajo las máscaras, Las Provincias, 24 September 2015, p. 49.
    Viñas, Eugenio, Apología de la identidad humana: Gillian Wearing ilumina el IVAM con su exploración de la bajeza, valenciaplaza.com, 28 September 2015.
    Yerebakan, O.C, Los Angeles – Gillian Wearing: “everyone” at Regen Projects, artobserved.com, 24 January 2015.
    ----, Agenda: Videoinstalaciones de Gillian Wearing, Las Provincias, 28 September 2015, p. 75.
    ----, Art in the 90’s: Scandal and business with Young British Artists, en.artmediaagency.com, 23 July 2015.
    ----, El IVAM muestra las múltiples identidades de Gillian Wearing, ABC, 24 September 2015, p. 75.
    ----, Exposicions València: Gillian Wearing a l’IVAM, bonart.cat, 29 July 2015.
    ----, Gillian Wearing o el interés por la construcción de la identidad, hoyesarte.com, 23 September 2015.
    ----, Las máscaras de Wearing desnudan los diferentes “yoes” humanos en el IVAM, efeservicios.com, 23 September 2015.
    ----, Las máscaras de Wearing desnudan los diferentes “yoes” humanos en el IVAM, eldiario.es, 24 September 2015.
    ----, Otoño de exposiciones en Valencia, europapress.es, 20 September 2015.
    ----, Spain - Valencia, IVAM: Gillian Wearing, Mousse, October - November 2015, p. 299.
    ----, Todas las identidades de Gillian Wearing, al descubierto en el IVAM, europapress.es, 23 September 2015.
    Don’t Call Me A Photographer!, C Photo and Ivory Press, p. 145.

  • 2014

    Aspden, Peter, People Person, FT Weekend Magazine, Financial Times, 19 July 2014
    Beanland, Christopher, New lease of life: How disused car parks are being transformed into cultural centres, independent.co.uk, 27 October 2014
    Brown, Graeme, New statue unveiled outside Library of Birmingham, birminghampost.co.uk, 30 October 2014
    Brown, Mark, Modern family: mums and sons immortalised in bronze, The Guardian, 30 October 2014, p.13
    Brown, Mark, Ordinary Birmingham family to be immortalised in city centre statue, theguardian.com, 29 October 2014
    Brown, Mark, Gillian Wearing digs up her past for tilt at Vincent Award, theguardian.com, 8 September 2014
    Connolly, Maeve, TV Museum, Contemporary Art and The Age of Television, Intellect, Bristol, UK
    Cook, William, Why Gillian Wearing made a statue of two single mothers, newstatesman.com, 30 October 2014
    Dolan, Andy & Osborne, Lucy, Two single mums (one pregnant), their children - and not a dad in sight. Birmingham’s £100k vision of the modern British family, Daily Mail, 31 October 2014, p.3
    Gerard, Liz, Real families come in all shapes and sizes, sub-scribe.com, 02 November 2014
    Hodge, Susie, How to Look at Art, Tate publishing, London, 2014
    Jones, Jonathan, The top 10 drinkers in art, theguardian.com, 1 April 2014
    Lewis, Helen, All public art is a political statement - the best marks a rich changing society, theguardian.com/commentisfree, 2 November 2014
    Mason, Shana Beth, GILLIAN WEARING We Are Here, brooklynrail.com, 18 December 2014
    McNulty, Bernadette, Gillian Wearing redefines Birmingham for the 21st century, telegraph.co.uk, 31 October 2014
    Milliard, Coline, Ikon Director Responds to A Real Birmingham Family Controversy, artnet.com, 10 November 2014
    Miranda, Carolina A. Datebook: Videos about secrets, photography about rising tides, latimes.com, 11 December 2014
    Neuendorf, Henri, Does This Statue Represent the Modern Family? news.artnet.com, 31 October 2014
    Okolosie, Lola, Hooray for single mothers - and Gillian Wearing’s celebration of them, the guardian.com/commentisfree, 31 October 2014
    Ollman, Leah, Masks and masquerades that reveal the self, latimes.com, 17 January 2015
    Ram, Aliya, Family portrait: Art shows ‘real’ Birmingham, Financial Times, 31 October 2014, p.2
    Reuter, Alicia, Gillian Wearing, I love you magazine, no.10 The Crisis Issue, 2014
    Slenske, Michael, Regen Projects Turns 25 and celebrates with two new shows,
    wmagazine.com, 12 December 2014
    Wagley, Catherine, Gillian Wearing at Regen Projects, laweekly.com, 24 December 2014
    Warde-Aldam, Digby, An Art Award that Actually Rewards Talent, spectator.co.uk, 1 December 2014.
    Wearing, Gillian, Gillian Wearing Goes Home, newyorktimesmagazine.com, 26 November 2014
    ----, Gillian Wearing Time Travels for Vincent Award, artlyst.com, 10 September 2014
    ----, Exhibitions during Frieze week, The new shows not to miss, Time Out London, 14-20 October 2014, p.94
    ----, New Gillian Wearing sculpture to be unveiled in Birmingham, artscouncil.org.uk, 28 October 2014
    ----, Gillian Wearing Immortalises Real Birmingham Family in New Public Sculpture, artlyst.com, 30 October 2014
    ----, ‘Real Birmingham family’ statue unveiled outside library, bbc.co.uk, 30 October 2014
    ----, Regen Projects Turns 25, kcrw.com, 18 December 2014
    ----, Gillian Wearing’s Multimedia Work Gets Los Angeles Exhibition, artlyst.com, 21 December 2014

  • 2013

    Baumann, Sabian; Michalski, Karin, an unhappy archive, edition fink, 2013.
    Pohlen, Annelle, Gillian Wearing Retrospektive, Kunstforum, 1 January 2013.
    O’Hagan, Sean, The 10 best ... photographic self-portraits, The Guardian, 23 March 2013.
    Fox, Dan, Then & Now: British Art and the 1990’s, Frieze, December 2013, p. 100 - 107

  • 2012

    Adams, Tim, The Work of Gillian Wearing, The Observer, 4 March 2012, pp.8, 9, 11.
    Campbell-Johnston, Rachel, The portrait behind the mask, The Times T2, 28 March 2012.
    Carr, Adam, Everything is connected in life; the point is to know it and to understand it. On the work of Gillian Wearing, Mousse Magazine, April-May 2012, p. 148,149.
    Darwent, Charles, YBAs’ spot check, Independent on Sunday, 8 April 2012, pp.57, 59
    Güner, Fisun, Art Review: Gillian Wearing, Metro, 2 April 2012, p.36.
    Hamilton, Adrian, A YBA who’s still causing a big sensation, The Independent, 9 April 2012, pp.44-45
    Jane, Ure-Smith, Artists who think inside the box, Financial Times, 3 April 2012, p.13.
    Januszczak, Waldemar, Why Damien's a small fish in Europe, The Sunday Times, Culture Magazine, 18 March 2012
    Januszczak, Waldemar, Art: Gillian Wearing, The Sunday Times: Culture, 1 April 2012, pp.12-13.
    Jury, Louise, A face of Liberty hangs by a thread, Evening Standard, 17 April 2012, p.26.
    Juttla, Sonia, Stella loves..., The Sunday Telegraph: Stella magazine, 1 April 2012, p.9.
    King, Emily, Gillian Wearing, COS magazine, Spring Summer 2012
    Maddocks, Fiona, Artificial intelligence, RA Magazine, Spring 201
    Mals, Von Jasmin, Ich-Botschaften im Namen der Kunst, Rheinische Post, 29 December 2012
    Nairne, Eleanor, Gillian Wearing, Frieze, June-July-August 2012, p.187.
    O’Reilly, Sally, Gillian Wearing, Art Review, April 2012, cover & pp.64-69.
    Pfab, Anna-Maria, Gillian Wearing Scenes of everyday life, lalettredelaphotographie.com, 13 April 2012
    Sherwin, Skye, Gillian Wearing, Guardian Guide, 24 March 2012, p.36.
    Somers, Thierry, Gillian Wearing interview, 200percentmag.com, 6 April 2012
    Sooke, Alastair, Everyone’s got a secret, The Daily Telegraph, 17 March 2012, pp.10-11.

    Sooke, Alastair, Authenticity that is born of artifice, The Daily Telegraph, 3 April 2012, p.25
    Smart, Alastair, Art: Unmasking British reserve, The Sunday Telegraph: Seven magazine, 1 April 2012, p.20.
    Sumpter, Helen, Who do you think you are?, Time Out, 5 April 2012, p.42
    Ward, Ossian, The year of art, Time Out, 19 January 2012, pp.18-19.
    Critics’ Choice; The five best exhibitions on this week, Time Out, 5 April 2012, p.47
    Coolibri, 1 December 2012.
    Unter die Haut, Der Tagesspiegel, 29 November 2012.
    Gillian Wearing zeigt ihren ersten Film, Rheinische Post, 14 November 2012.
    Hinter den Masken des Selbst, Frankfurter Allgemeine, 16 October 2012.
    Stiftel, Von Ralf Wahrheiten hinter Masken, Westfälischer Anzeiger, 12 September 2012.
    Monopol Magazin, September 2012.
    Kröner, Magdalena, Hinter den Masken des Selbst,
    Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, 16 October 2012.
    10 Hot Things To Do Now..., 9: She’s A Winner, Grazia, 26 March 2012, p.141..

  • 2011

    Enright, Robert, Gillian Wearing, The Art of Everyday Illumination,
    Border Crossings, September 2011, cover & pp.26-43.
    Hodge, Nicky, Art, Power, Diplomacy, Government Art Collection: The Untold Story, Scala Publishers Ltd, June 2011, p.144.
    Gopnik, Blake, Gillian Wearing: One of Today’s 10 Most Important Artists, the daily beast.com, 5 June 2011.
    Alli, Sharma, Behind the Front, Garageland, January 2011, pp.10-13.
    Balestin, Juliana, Gillian Wearing at Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York,
    Purple Diary, 17 May 2011.
    Beesley, Ruby, Mechanics of Expression, Aesthetica, January 2011, pp.26-29.
    Bryant, Eric, Gillian Wearing’s Role-Playing Games, Artinfo, 9 May 2011.
    Calhoun, Dave, Self Made, Time Out, 1 September 2011, p.75.
    Cochrane, Kira, A nose for the truth, Guardian G2, 30 August 2011, pp.19-21.
    Crawley, Emma, Robert Mapplethorpe, Time Out, 17 February 2011, p.50

    Critics’ choice: Self Made, Time Out, 1 September 2011, p.78.
    Furness, Jo-Ann, & Hack, Jefferson, Dazed and Confused: Making it up as we go along, Rizzoli, New York, 2011, pp.216, & 218-219.
    Gioni, Massimiliano, Gillian Wearing: Drunk, Defining Contemporary Art – 25 Years in 200 pivotal artworks, Phaidon Press Limited, London and New York, 2011, pp. 254-255.

    Hall, Emily, Gillian Wearing, Artforum, September 2011, p.346
    Hirsch, Faye, Lawler, Wearing Put Women on Top at Gallery Week, Art in America, 10 May 2011.
    Jared and Johanna, Gillian Wearing, Laura, Issue 5, 2011, cover and pp.7-8.
    Laera, Margherita, Le Dive Dell’Arte, velvet, April 2011, p.256
    Malcolm, Derek, Self Made, Evening Standard, 2 September 2011, pp.38-39.
    Michael Landy, Art World Portraits, Art of England, March 2011, p.66.
    Princenthal, Nancy, Gillian Wearing, artinamericamagazine.com, 30 August 2011.
    Smith, Roberta, Gillian Wearing: People, The New York Times, 12 May 2011.
    Somers, Thierry, in conversation with Wearing, Gillian, Gillian Wearing, 200percentmag.wordpress.com, 30 August 2011.

    Spalding, Frances, Artistic relations: how family portraiture changed through the ages, theguardian.co.uk, 11 November 2011.
    Sperlinger, Mike, Looking Back: Film, Frieze, January-February 2011, p.24. Thatcher, Jennifer, Robert Mapplethorpe: Night Work, Art Review, April 2011, p.110 Yablonsky, Linda, Same Difference, artforum.com, 12 May 2011
    Yablonsky, Linda, Artifacts: Gillian Wearing’s True Stories, The New York Times blog, 12 May 2011.

  • 2010

    Corris, Michael, Hunt, John Dixon, & Lomas, David, Art, Word and Image; 2,000 Years of Visual / Textural
    Interaction, Reaktion Books, London 2010, pp. 279 & 282.
    Sumpter, Helen, What a load of rubbish!, Time Out, 21 January 2010, p.41.
    Velasco, David, Preview; The Talent Show, Artforum, January 2010, p.91.
    Tips: Gillian Wearing, The Gentlewoman, Issue 1, Spring / Summer 2010, p.139.
    Weinberg, Lauren, Rewind: 1970s to 1990s, Work from the MCA Collection, Time Out Chicago, 1 April 2010.

  • 2009

    art round-up, The London Paper, 2 June 2009, p.15.
    Artists who play with the truth: Gillian Wearing, Plastique, Spring/Summer 2009, p.149.
    Benedictus, Leo, Gillian Wearing’s best shot, Guardian G2, 9 April 2009, p.25.
    Fisher, Alice, Maureen, Fantastic Man, Autumn/Winter 2009, pp.148-155.
    Gooding, Francis, Exhibition of the week: Summer Exhibition 2009, Time Out, 17 June 2009, p.44.
    Lennard, Mandi, Gillian Wearing at Rivington Grill, http://blogs.colette.fr/mandi/2009/06/11/, 11 June 2009.
    Lynch, Elizabeth, Gillian Wearing, Family Monument, Sculpture, May 2009, p.19.
    Carey-Kent, Paul, Me Myself and I, Art World, August/September 2009, pp.42-45.
    Morris, Sophie, Gilding Lily, The Independent Magazine, 24 January 2009, pp.22-23 & 25.
    Rafanelli, Stephanie, Capturing Claudia, Harpers Bazaar, November 2009, pp.127-139.
    Thorpe, Vanessa, Artists cast as saviours of British cinema, guardian.co.uk, 22 November 2009.
    Wearing, Gillian, The Most Inspirational Women – Voted For By You: Jade Goody, Marie Claire, June 2009, p.92.
    Why we’re doing 10:10; Gillian Wearing, The Guardian G2, 1 September 2009.

  • 2008

    Art House: Gillian Wearing, Dazed & Confused, November 2008, pp.158-159.
    Beech, Dave, Include me out!, Art Monthly, April 2008, pp.1-4.
    Dambrot, Shana Nys, Gillian Wearing’s Pin Up’s at Regen Projects, whitehotmagazine.com, September 2008.
    Dyer, Geoff, The Lure of the Street, Guardian: Review, 31 May 2008.
    LA premiere for Wearing pin-ups, Art World, August 2008, p.26.
    Lehrer-Graiwer, Sarah, Gillian Wearing, Artforum, October 2008, pp.392-393.
    Myers, Holly, The reality behind dreams of glamour, Los Angeles Times, 15 August 2008.
    Zellen, Jody, Gillian Wearing, Artillery, September?October 2008, p.53.
    Schwabsky, Barry, Turner Prize: A Retrospective 1984-2006, Artforum, January 2008, p.277.
    Stiles, Kristine and Selz, Peter, Theories and Documents of Contemporary Art, University of California Press, 2008.
    rtian Encyclopaedia of Terrestrial Life, Barbican Art Gallery/Merrell, London, 2008.
    Velasco, David & Wearing, Gillian, Gillian Wearing, artforum.com, 11 July 2008.

  • 2007

    Innovative Ikon gets tough, Art World, December 2007, p.17.
    Morris, Jane, Maureen Paley: Gallery Profile, Art World, December 2007, pp.52-55.
    Marinos, Christopher, Focus Greece: Dakis Joannou, Flash Art, October 2007, pp.100-101.
    Meneghelli, Luigi, Italian Landscape: Gillian Wearing, Flash Art, July 2007, p 83.
    Global Feminisms: New Directions in Contemporary Art, Brooklyn Museum/ Merrell
    Breaking step/U raskoraku, Museum of Contemporary Art, Belgrade
    Cavallucci, Fabio & Natalicchio, Christina, Gillian Wearing: Family Monument, Work, Summer 2007, pp.39-49.
    Bosco, Orian, Formato tv, Work, Summer 2007, pp.50-51.
    Higgins, Charlotte, Who’s Shocking Now?, The Guardian Weekend, 8 September 2007, p.30.
    Julia, Princess, Turner Prize: A Retrospective, I-D, December 2007, p.172.
    Smolik, Noemi, Talking Pictures, Artforum, December 2007, p.367.
    Wearing, Gillian, On The Record, Art Review, November 2007, p.214.

  • 2006

    Contemporary Subject, Routledge, 2006, pp 157-9.
    Briers, David, Insignificance, Art Monthly, April 2006, p7-10.
    Bock, John & Wearing, Gillian, directed by Cattelan, Maurizio, Tarzan & Jane: Madness, domus, 06 June 2006, p98&99.
    C, R, Making History: Liverpool, The Guardian Guide, 06 February 2006.
    Clark, Robert, Gillian Wearing: Family History, Guardian Guide, 9 September 2006, p.36.
    Cousins, Mark, The aesthetics of documentary, Tate ETC, March 2006.
    Cripps, Charlotte, Arts Previews: These are the days of our lives, The Independent, 17 January 2006.
    Crompton, Sarah, When reality TV was the real world, The Daily Telegraph, 12 July 2006, p28.
    Von Mäusen und Menschen / Of Mice and Men, 4th Berlin Biennial for contemporary art, Hatje Cantz, 2006.
    Ewing, William A., FACE: The New Photographic Portrait, Thames & Hudson, 2006, p. 91.
    Gardiner, Juliet, Candid Culture, History Today, April 2006, p5&6.
    Gray, Louise, Sex, Lies and videotape – Tea with Gillian Wearing, Blind Date, 2006, p94& 148-151 & 217.
    Hruska, Libby, (editor), Eye On Europe: Prints, Books and Miltiples / 1960 to Now, The Museum of Modern Art, 2006, pp 225-6, 227, 259, 287.
    Hubbard, Sue, Even artists are getting real, The Independent: extra, 2 November 2006.
    James, Sarah, Documenting Documentary, Art Monthly, April 2006, p1-4.
    Jefferies, Stuart, Get real, The Guardian, G2, 06 July 2006, p18-21.
    Jones, Amelia, Self/ Image: Techinology, Representation and the Photographs: Kraus, Alex, Blind Date Seligenstadt, Deutsche Bank, May 2006.
    Kuhn, Nicola, Zimmer mit Einsicht, Tagesspiegel, 24 March 2006.
    Lack, Jessica, Gillian Wearing: Family History, Reading, Guardian Unlimited: The Guide, 03 July 2006.
    Lee, David, An obsession with art, Ag, Spring 2006, p56-65.
    Lippiatt, Matt, Keeping it in the family, The Times, 03 October 2006.
    Lubbock, Tom, Here comes everybody…, The Independent, 06 February 2006, p44&45.
    Martin, Sylvia, Video Art, Taschen, Germany.
    Nairne, Andrew, Local Stories, Modern Art Oxford, 2006, pp 26-31, (C).
    Nairne, Sandy & Howgate, Sarah, The Portrait Now, National Portrait Gallery Publications, 2006.
    Osterberg, Catherine, The Portrait Now, Contemporary, May 2006, p79.
    Roberts, Russell, Stranger than Fiction, Source, March 2006, p48&49.
    Russell Taylor, John, The poetic truth in black and white, times2, 07 February 2006, p19.
    Ruyters, Domeniek, Exposed and Worse, Metropolis M, October / November, 2006, p93-95.
    Schneider, Arnd, Wright, Christopher, Contemporary Art and Anthropology, Berg, 2006.
    Schwan, Gary, Remaking Reality and the Make-believe, palmbeachpost.com, 22 October 2006.
    Steeds, Lucy, Local Stories, Katerina Seda, Art Monthly, No. 295, April 2006, p22-23.
    Walsh, Maria, Gillian Wearing, Art Monthly, No. 300, October 2006, p26&27.
    Making History – Art and Documentary in Britain from 1929 to Now, Tate Publishing, 2006.
    West, Esme, (editor), New Art on View, Scala, 2006, p 51.
    A serious look at the world: Crossing the line between art and documentary, The Daily Post, 10 February 2006.
    An Artistic Frame of Mind, liverpoolcitywise, April 2006, p22&23.
    Gillian Wearing - Family History, filmlondon.org.uk, 20 June 2006.
    Gillian Wearing, Phaidon 2006/2007, June 2006, p60.
    Projects: Family History, Gillian Wearing, artistsinthecity.org.uk, 07 July 2006.
    The glittering prizes, Art Newspaper, March 2006.
    Time off: ‘Making History: Art and Documentary in Britain from 1929 to now’, Gazette, 04 February 2006.
    News, Art Newspaper, March 2006.
    A Short history of Performance Part IV, Whitechapel Gallery, 2006, (C)
    View from the streets, The Guardian, 14 January 2006.

  • 2005

    Bright, Susan, Art Photography Now, Thames & Hudson, 2005, p18, 42-43.
    Cotter, Holland, Art Review, Irreducible, Videos, Long and Short, That Can Really Move, The New York Times, 16 December 2005.
    guardami, percezione del video, Palazzo Delle Papesse Centro Arte Contemporanea, 2005, p148-149.
    Colour Photography – Fifty Postcards, The Museum of Modern Art, Nº50.
    Irish museum of modern art – The Collection, The Irish Museum Of Modern Art, p180.
    Burnett Craig, The Legacy of Diane Arbus, V&A MAGAZINE, Winter 2005 - 6, p43.
    Cripps, Charlotte, From Gillian With Love, The Independent Magazine, 8 October 2005, pp 27 – 30.
    Coleman, Sarah, Interview with Gillian Wearing, Photo Metro, Volume 16, Issue 31, March 2005, p28-31.
    Dault, Julia, Body Slam, Vancovers mega-celebration of the human form holds nothing back, National Post, 07 July 2005.
    De Salvo, Donna, (editor), press PLAY, contemporary artists in conversation, Phaidon Press Limited, 2005, p642 - 657.
    Elwes, Catherine, Video Art, A Guided Tour, I.B. Tauris, 2005.
    Field, Marcus, The Dark Art, The Sunday Review – The Independent on Sunday, 9 October, pp20 – 23.
    Gessell, Paul, A body of art in your face, Ottawa Citizen, 28 November 2005, pD1-D2.
    Herbert, Martin, Gillian Wearing, Bloomberg, Time Out London, Nº.1835, 16-26 October 2005, p42.
    O’Reilly, Sally, Self-reflexivity, Art Monthly, Nº289, September, pp 7- 289.
    O’Hagan, Sean, Put me off at the strawberry, The Observer, July 10, p10.
    Malik, Amna, Faces in the crowd, Picturing Modern life from Manet to today, Art Monthly, February, Nº283, pp31-33.
    Milroy, Sarah, They sing the body eclectic, National Post, 30 July 2005.
    Rugoff, Ralph, Irreducible: Contemporary Short Form Video, CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, p 11.
    Cavalli, Roberto, Party Party Party, Tatler, September, p155-157 & 170.
    Thatcher, Jennifer, Review, Gillian Wearing, Snapshot, Bloomberg SPACE, Pluk, Issue 27, November - December 2005, p34-35.

  • 2004

    Cotton, Charlotte, The Photograph as Contemporary Art, Thames & Hudson, 2004, p30, 196.
    Kent, Sarah, Visage d’or, Time Out, 8-15 December
    Cornell, Frida, Stillsamma Samt, Konstperspektiv, p. 8 – 11, September.
    Ouroussoff, Nicolai, Art Fuses With Urbanity in an Aesthetically Pure Redesign of the Modern, The New York Times, 15 November
    Bush, Kate, Young British Art: Kate Bush on the YBA sensation, Artforum, October.
    Fox, Dan, Manifesta 5 European Biennial of Contemporary Art, Frieze , September.
    Frigstad, Gard Olav, Manifesta med selvtillit, Aftenposten (Norway), August, p10.
    Roos, Robbert, Een Wereld In Het Hoofd, Kunstbeeld, p. 6 – 13, September.
    Velde, Paola van de , Jeugdtrauma’s en familieportretten, 20 June
    Cameron, Dan, I’m Deperate: Gillian Wearing’s Art of Transposed Identities, Parkett, No. 70, May 2004, p98-103.
    Rabinowitz, Cay Sophie, Gillian Wearing on her Album Series (2003), Parkett, No. 70, May 2004, p124-127.
    Burn, Gordon, The Encounter with Reality, Parkett, No. 70, May, p108-115.
    Gilian Wearing, NRC, 20 May
    Wesseling, Janneke, Wearing kijkt achter het masker, NRC, 18 May
    Huygen, Frederike, Biechtstoel of peepshow, Museumtijdschrift, April May
    Wetering, Geert van de, De wanhoop van Gillian Wearing, De Volkskrant, 21 April
    Pagel, David, Fantasy, Reality: Wearing her Art, Los Angeles Times, 9 April
    Poppe, Ine, Kunstmatige families, Mr Motley – Familie Issues, Nº2, pp54-59.
    Keijer, Kees, Biechten aan de videocamera, Het Parool, 7 April
    Hoore, Cees van, Het duistere innerleik van de mens, Haarlem Dagblad, 3 April
    Dunn, Melissa, Gillian Wearing, Gorney Bravin + Lee, Flash Art, March - April
    Kivirinta, Marja-Terttu, Tuskallisia tunnesiteitä, Helsingin Sanomat, 6 March
    Taylor, John Russell, Glad Hand for a Baltic Exchange, The Times, 3 March
    Schwabsky, Barry, The eyes have it: Gillian Wearing on Diane Arbus, Artforum, February
    Vincent, Martin, The British Art Show, Metro, 24 November 2004.
    Art Newspaper, February 2004.
    Losing Face / Saving Face, About Face, 24 June 2004.

  • 2003

    Campony, David, Art and photography, Phaidon, p128.
    Sumpter, Helen, Gilian Wearing, Art Review, December 2003/January 2004
    Johnson, Ken, Gillian Wearing, ‘Album’, The New York Times, 19 December
    Tebbs, Paul, Album, Gillian Wearing, Source, Winter 2003
    Mcafee, Dionne, Gillian Wearing, Canadian Art, Fall 2003

    Aletti, Vince; Blank, Gil; Neri, Louise; Traub, Charles, How have some of the questions that Meatyard was asking been approached by successive generations? Influence, Issue 1, p36-41.
    O’Reilly, Sally, Gillian Wearing, Time Out, 5 – 12 November, No. 1733
    Slyce, John, That Essence Rare: Gillian Wearing’s Family Album, contemporary, 2003, p26-30.
    Smee, Sebastian, The art of the matter, The Independent Magazine, 18 October
    Princenthal, Nancy, Gillian Wearing, Private I, Art in America, Nº3, March

  • 2002

    City Racing – The life and times of an artist run gallery, 1988 - 1998, Black Dog Publishing.
    New title – Gillian Wearing, Mass Observation, Merrell, Autumn, p13.
    Gravagnuolo, Emma, Piú forte dello scandalo, Arte, November
    Morton, Tom, Everyone’s a Winner, Tate, November/December 2002, p70-75.
    Smith, Roberta, How Masks can Amplify as Well as Conceal, The New York Times, 3 December
    Craddock, Sacha, gillian wearing, tema celeste, No. 93, September/October
    Coomer, Martin. Vogue's galleries, Time Out, Nº1675 25 Sept - 02 Oct
    Frankel, David, Gillian Wearing, Artforum, XLI, No.1, September
    Christophe Kihm, Les DJ Sont-Ils Modernes? briseglace, June
    Calhoun, Dave. ‘Another Thing I Wanted to Tell You’ by Gillian Wearing, Another Magazine, Spring Summer

  • 2001

    Berrebi, Sophie. Génération Sensation, Connaissance des Arts, Nº589, December
    Grosenick, Uta & Burkhard Riemschneider, Icons - Art Now, Taschen, pp 170–171.
    Strange, Raimer. The Public is Private, Women Artists in the 20th & 21st Century, publ. Taschen, pp536-541.
    Wainwright, Jean. Can we talk about contemporary video and film art in terms of genres, PLUK, Issue 2, September October
    Long, Declan. Edge of Anxiety: Artists at the City Limits, ssi newsletter, September October
    Rodney, Lee. Nostalgia and Nationalism/Two London Surveys, C International Contemporary Art, Issue #70 Summer
    Gualdi, Stefano. Gillian Wearing, Fundacio “la Caixa”, Madrid, tema celeste, 85, May June
    Newman, Michael. The Demotic Art of Gillian Wearing, Parachute, 102
    Shreef, Zaria. Semi-detached, The Big Issue in the North, 05-11 March
    Howarth, Sophie. Pretty fascinating boredom, tate, Issue 24/Spring
    San Martin, Francisco Javier, Freedom under vigil. Artistic creation and criminal identity in 20th Century Art, Exit, January 2001.

  • 2000

    Myers, Holly. Beginnings and Endings, The Los Angeles Times, 29 December.
    Ramos, Steve. A Cinema of Loneliness, City Beat (Cincinnati, citibeat.com), 16-22 November
    Shone, Richard, London, Gillian Wearing, Burlington Magazine, November
    Gleeson, David, True confessions, britart.com, November
    Bishop, Claire. Uncomfortable Observations, Untitled, Nº 23
    Vogel, Carol. Inside Art: Beemer Shots, The New York Times, 13 October
    Gleeson, David. True Confessions, britart.com, October
    Buck, Louisa, Moving targets 2 – A user’s guide to British art now, Tate, pp 103-105.
    Kent, Sarah. Drunken exploits, (Critics Choice), Time Out, Nº1572, 04-11 October
    Brown, Neal. My name is Gillian. I can turn your sad life into art, The Independent on Sunday, 01 October
    Molon, Dominic. Framed: Gillian Wearing, Tate: The Art Magazine, August
    Cork, Richard. Unmasking mystery in the mundane, The Times, Times 2, 27 September
    Bishop, Claire. The pleasure in pain, The Evening Standard, 27 September
    Riding, Alan. Another Opening, Another Sensation, The New York Times, 25 September
    Cumming, Laura. A staggering work…, The Observer Review, 17 September
    Jones, Jonathan. Down and out, The Guardian Saturday Review, 16 September
    Sawyer, Miranda. Daring Wearing, Observer Life, 03 September, p10-15
    Sex & Porno, frame, 04 September/October
    Schwabsky, Barry. Gillian Wearing, Gorney Bravin + Lee, Artforum, XXXIX, Nº1, September
    Graham-Dixon, Andrew. Wearing Masks, Vogue, September
    Wearing, Gillian, How I want my clothes to be seen, Dazed & Confused, September 2000.
    Kent, Sarah. Brains of Britain, Time Out, Nº1560, 12-19 July
    Slyce, John & Collings, Matthew. Video Art A Top Twenty, Modern Painters, Summer
    K. Scott, Andrea. What They’re Wearing in Chelsea, edificerex.com, 03 May
    Viveros-Faune, Christian. Fall Down, Get Up, No Problem, New York Press (nypress.com), Vol 13, Nº 19
    Basilico, Stefano. Gillian Wearing, Drunk and A Woman Called Theresa, Time Out, 11-18 May
    Levin, Kim. Village Choice: Gillian Wearing, The Village Voice, 16 May
    Townsend, Chris. Gillian Wearing, Hotshoe International, March April
    I’OR, The new Brits on the block, Tate, March 2000.
    Bishop, Claire. being boring, Untitled, Nº 21
    Müller, Katrin Bettina. Die Lust der Maschinen, taz, 26 January
    Pilz, Michael. Frau Hase und der schreckliche Voyeur, Die Welt, 19 January
    Lützow, Gunnar. Zugriff von allen Seiten, Berliner Morgenpost, 15 January
    Mercer, Kobena. Ethnicity and Internationality, Third Text, Nº49
    Gorucheva, Tania. This Other World of Ours, Flash Art, January February

  • 1999

    Dreams, Foundazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Realised on the occasion of the 48º Esposizione Internationale d’Arte – The Venice Biennial of Visual Arts.
    The British Unveil Another World, The Russia Journal, 6-12 December
    Rushton, Steve and Tozer, John. Gillian Wearing, Camera Austria International, Nº 68
    Gallez, Florence. Nukes, Lovers Get Their 15 Minutes, The Moscow Times, 19 November
    Müller, Donka. Rewind to the Future, Bonner, November
    Previews: Rewind to the Future, Contemporary Visual Arts, Issue 26
    Thrift, Julia. Gillian Wearing, Interim Art, Time Out, Nº1525 November 10-17
    Cumming, Laura. Gillian Wearing, Interim Art, The Observer, 07 November
    Grant, Simon. All about love, The Guardian Guide, 16-22 October
    Jones, Jonathan. What a scream, The Guardian Guide, Saturday Review, 23 October
    Collings, Matthew. rabble rousing, Vogue, October
    Titz, Susanne. Gillian Wearing, Art at the End of the Millennium, publ. by Taschen, Cologne.
    Gladstone, Neil. Book Marks: Gillian Wearing, Nylon, Premier Issue
    Tone, Lillian. Gillian Wearing, The Museum as Muse: Artists Reflect
    publ. Museum of Modern Art, New York 1999, p. 168
    Polaroid Diary, The Observer Magazine, 02 May
    Bennett, Oliver. Exhibitionist, The Independent Magazine, 01 May
    wears well, i-D, Nº 186, May
    Greenberg, Sarah. Gillian Wearing v. Saatchi, The artist claims the ad man stole her idea, The Art Newspaper, Nº 91, April
    Takano, Yuko.‘99 What’s New?, Figaro, Japan, Nº 150

  • 1998

    Lillington, David, Voyeuristiche Pleziertjes – Interview Gillian Wearing, Metropolis M, Nº6, December/January 1997/1998, pp51-57.
    Sanger, Daniel. Declaration of Independents: Seven People who choose to be Different, Shift, December /January 1999 (cover portrait)
    Allen, Vaughn. Hide and seek, The Big Issue in the North, Nº 241, 28 December 1998 - January 3 1999
    DiPietro, Monty. Artist asks, ‘What’s your sign?’, The Japan Times, 24 October
    Kino, Carol. Cutting Edge, but comfy, The Atlantic Monthly, November
    Stern, Edward. Translating the Big Idea into Japanese, Asashi Evening News, 22 October
    Neumaier, Otto. Alles bekennen... Gespräch mit Gillian Wearing, noëma art journal, Nº 49, October/November
    Gillian Wearing, Habitat Art Broadsheet, October 1998.
    Picture, Frieze, Issue 42, September October
    Williams, Gilda. Wah-Wah: The Sound of Crying or the Sound of an Electric Guitar, Parkett, Nº 52, p146-149
    Buck, Louisa, VW bugs Wearing, The Art Newspaper, July - August
    Miles, Anna. Pictura Brittanica, Te Papa Museum, Tongewara, Artforum XXXVI Nº 10 Summer
    McGann, Paul. VW ad firm stole my ideas, claims artist, The Independent, 12 June
    Carol Midgley. VW ad rips of my work, says artist, The Times, 12 June
    Turner Prize Winner issues legal threat to BMP over VW ads, Campaign, 12 June
    Coleman, Sarah. Interview with Gillian Wearing, photo metro, volume 16, issue 149
    T. Turner, Grady. Gillian Wearing, BOMB, Spring
    Del Re, Gianmarco. Why would a businessman say “I’m deperate”? A-Z of Gillian Wearing, Flash Art, Vol. XXXI Nº 199, March - April
    Slyce, John. Wearing a Mask, Flash Art, Vol. XXXI Nº 199, March - April
    Smith, Roberta. Art of the Moment, Here to Stay, The New York Times, Arts and Leisure, 15 February
    Cork, Richard. Wearing her heart on the sleeve, The Times, 13 January
    Israel, Nico. Gillian Wearing, Artforum, January
    Princenthal, Nancy. Gillian Wearing, Art in America, January
    Campbell-Johnston, Rachel. Wearing: her heart on her sleeve, The Times/metro, Jan. 3 - Jan. 9
    Emin, Tracey, Freedman, Carl, Starr, Georgina, Wearing, Gillian, English Rose, Le Millenium, No 23 1998.

  • 1997

    Coleman, Sarah, London Rundown, Photo Metro, Vol15, Issue 143, 1997, p32-33.
    Shand Kydd, Johnnie, Spit Fire – Photographs from the art world London 1996/97, Thames & Hudson, p68, 74, 84, 91, 187.
    Riding, Alan. No Sexism, Please; They’re British, New York Times/The Arts, December 29
    Johnson, Boris. Portrait of the artist of silent nuances, The Daily Telegraph, December 8
    Fuller, Wendy. Modern art? This is worthy of Constable, The Express, December 3
    Thorncroft, Anthony. Artist brushes paint aside to win Turner Prize, The Financial Times, December 3
    Ginn, Kate. & Judd, Terri. Constable picture wins the Turner (no, not that Constable), Daily Mail, December 3
    Alberge, Dalya. Moving pictures take Turner Prize, The Times, December 3
    Lister, David. Uproar as video entry snaps up the Turner, The Independent, December 3
    Reynolds, Nigel. ‘Frozen Policemen’ video wins Turner Prize, The Telegraph, December 3
    Searle, Adrian and Serota, Nicholas, Turner Prize winner: Gillian Wearing’s arresting image, The Guardian, December 3
    Glaister, Dan. Silence is Golden for Turner winner, The Guardian, December 3.
    Wearing, Gillian, Kelly and Melanie, Elle, December 1997, p84-89.
    Lewis-Smith, Victor. Kylie at arm’s length as she hits topless C, The Evening Standard, 14 November
    Goldberg, Vicki. The Artist Becomes a Storyteller Again, The New York Times, 9 November
    Buck, Louisa. Life, Art and the Turner Women, The Evening Standard, 28 October
    Buck, Louisa, Moving targets: A users guide to Brittish art now, Tate, pp93-95.
    Kimmelman. Gillian Wearing, The New York Times, Art Guide, October 24
    Greene, David A. Kids, Village Voice, October 21
    Slyce, John. The Odds on the Turner Prize, Flash Art, October
    Jobey, Liz. A rat race?, The Guardian Weekend, 4 October
    Collings, Mathew, Blimey, 21, p126.
    Collings, Matthew. The New Establishment, The Independant Sunday Review, 31 August
    Murphy, Fiona. A shopping sensation, The Guardian Weekend, 27 September
    Wiener Secession 1997, Gillian Wearing , (catalogue)
    Kimmelman, Michael, Gillian Wearing at Jay Gorney, The New York Times, 26 September 1997
    MacMillan, Ian, Signs of the Times, Modern Painters. Autumn 1997
    Hoge, William, Arriving in New York After Taking Off in London / Video Maker with a Taste for Secrets. The New York Times, 14 Sept. 1997
    Ronson, Jon, ORDINARILY SO. Jon Ronson on documentary film-making and Gillian Wearing, frieze, Issue 36 September-October 1997
    Feldman, Melissa E., Gillian Wearing at Interim Art, Art in America, July 1997. p. 102
    Fiedler, Peter- Alexander. Diesen Sommer baden wir in der virtuellen welt, TLZ Treffpunkt, Nº 672, 26 July
    Schierz, Kai Uwe, Verführung der Kirschtorte, Thüringen, Nº 30 26 July
    Laws, Roz, The art of making a £10,000 video.
    The ‘failure’ from Brum who made it to the top. Sunday Mercury, Birmingham, July 13 1997 p. 13
    Dahan, Eric & Lefort, Gerard, Par dela le corps gay et lesbien, Liberation, 28-29 Juin Cahier Europride
    Buck, Louisa, Three cheers for art that shatters complacency. The Express, June 19 1997
    Alberge, Dalya, All-women shortlist takes Turner by suprise. The Times, June 18 1997
    Reynolds, Nigel, The Turner shortlist is for women only. Daily Telegraph, 18 June 1997
    Glaister, Dan, A woman’s place - in the gallery. The Guardian, 18 June 1996
    Stringer, Robin, The all woman Turner Prize and not a painting in sight. The Evening Standard, 17 June 1997
    Blazwick, Iwona, City nature, Art Monthly, No. 207, June 1997, P. 10 Dorment, Richard, Out of the mouths of babes, The Daily Telegraph, May 21 1997
    Coomer, Martin, Gillian Wearing, Time Out, Nº 1396, May 21-28 1997
    Wearing their heart on her sleeve, The Art Newspaper, Nº 70 May 1997
    Searle, Adrian, Bring on the naked dwarf, The Guardian, May 6, 1997, G2 P. 14
    Lyttelton, Celia, Indecent Exposures, Esquire, May 1997, P. 34
    Higgie, Jennifer, Gillian Wearing, Frieze, Issue 33, March - April 1997, P. 80
    Ebner, Jorn, Tramdeutung und Befragen, neue bildende kunst Februar - Marz 1997, P. 80
    Williams, Gilda, New Work, Art Monthly No. 203, Feb. 1997 P. 26 - 27
    Gibbs, Michael, ID - An International Survey on the notion of Identity in Contemporary Art, Art Monthly No. 203, Feb. 1997 P. 34 - 36
    Judd, Ben, Interview with Gillian Wearing, Untitled No. 12, Winter 1996/7, p4-5

  • 1996

    Lyttleton, Celia, The now art book, Korinsha Press, pp168-169.
    Wearing, Gillian, guest: Gillian Wearing, Documents sur l’art, Nº9, pp41-66.
    Muir, Gregor, Sign Language, Dazed & Confused Issue 25, P. 52 - 55
    Kent, Sarah, New Work, Interim Art, Time Out, Dec 11-18
    ID, 125 page catalogue with text on Gillian Wearing by Gregor Muir, published by Stedelijk Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, P. 95 - 97
    Muir, Gregor, Sign Language , Dazed and Confused, No. 25, P. 52 - 55
    Artisti britannici a Roma, 82 page catalogue, published by Umberto Allemandi & C, Torino , Italy
    The Henry Moore Institute, Leeds. The Cauldron (catalogue) published by The Henry Moore Institute, Leeds
    Private View - Contemporary Art at the Bowes Museum, (catalogue)
    Simmons & Simmons, London, Made in London, (catalogue)
    NowHere, 3-volume catalogue, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Denmark
    Garner, Lesley, Cops on top in Cauldron, Daily Express, August 2, P. 40
    Usherwood, Paul, The Cauldron, Art Monthly, July / Aug, Nº 198, P. 30 - 31
    Hall, James, Letter From London - Towers of London, Artforum, Summer issue, P. 31 - 33
    Buck, Louisa, Silver Scene, Artforum, Summer issue, P. 34 - 36
    Bang Larsen, Lars, Traffic, Flash Art, Summer issue, Nº 189, P. 126 -127
    Walters, Guy, State of the Art, The Times Magazine on Saturday, 20 July
    Bickers, Patricia, The Young Devils, Art Press, June, Nº 214, P. 34 - 35
    Traffic, catalogue by CAPC Musée D'Art Contemporain Bordeaux
    Le Shuttle, 150 page catalogue, published by Künstlerhaus Bethanien
    Imagined Communities (catalogue) National Touring Exhibitions, Hayward Gallery and Arts Council Collection.
    Photography and styling: Tillmans, Wolfgang, Traffic, Switch, Vol 14, No. 3, April 1996.
    Imagined Communities, Blueprint
    Masterson, Piers, Imagined Communities, Art Monthly, March, Nº 194

  • 1995

    Januzczak, Waldemar, Cool Britannia, The Sunday Times-Culture Section, 3 Dec
    These are the Rising Stars of 96', Independent-Weekend Section, 30 Dec
    Cork, Richard, Forthcoming Attractions, The Times Magazine, 18 Nov
    Corrigan, Susan, Get the Picture, British Art's Next Superstars, I-D Magazine, December
    Kastner, Jeffrey, Brilliant, Art Monthly, Dec / Jan 1996
    Garnett, Robert, The British Art Show, Art Monthly, Dec / Jan 1996
    Tomkins, Calvin, London Calling, The New Yorker, 11 December
    Smith , Roberta, Some British Moderns Seeking to Shock, New York Times, December
    MacRitchie, Lynn, Shock Artists, Financial Times,17 Nov
    Patrizio, Andrew, Hayward Shoot Out, Galleries Guide, September
    Hall, James, Butterfly Ball, Guardian, 14 Nov
    Searle, Adrian, British Art with Attitude, Independent, 14 Nov
    Feaver, William, Where Theres a Wilt…, Observer Review, 19 Nov
    Barratt, David, Hayward Gallery, Art Monthly, Nov
    Gayford, Martin, Youth, formaldehyde and the spirit of the age, The Telegraph Magazine, 11 Nov
    Currah, Mark, Group Show; Interim Art, Time Out, 11 Oct
    Morrish, John, Wildlife, Martyrs to their art, Telegraph Magazine, 7 Oct Searle, Adrian, Faces to Watch In The Art World, Independent, 26 Sept
    Hall, James, Western Security, Guardian, Sept Currah, Mark, Action Replayed, Time Out, 20 Sept
    Harvey, Will, Bodies of Work, Observer Life Magazine, 9 Sept
    Cavendish, Dominic, Gallery Gunslingers on a Shoot to Thrill, Independent,11 September, P. 6
    Wearing, Gillian, Homage to the Woman with the Bandaged Face who I saw Yesterday Down Walworth Road, Blocnotes, Numero 9, P. 18 - 19
    A Short Love Story by Gillian Wearing, Nummer 3, Sept, P. 81
    Bonaventura, Paul, Profile: Wearing Well, Art Monthly, March, Nº 184
    Faure Walker, Caryn, Signs of the Times, Creative Camera, Feb. / March
    Cosmo Landesman & Simon Rogers, Talking Pictures, The Big Issue, 6 - 12 Feb, Nº 116, P. 12 - 14
    Kent, Sarah, Make Believe, Time Out, 22 Feb - March, P. 46
    British Art: Don't Knock It, Independent Weekend, 24 June, P. 1 & 4

  • 1994

    Lillington, David, Real Life in London, Paletten, April, Nº 219, P. 12
    Searle, Adrian, Frieze Magazine, Sept / Oct, issue 18, P. 61 - 62
    Muir, Gregor, World Art Magazine, Inaugural U.S Edition, November, P. 117
    Jaio, Miren, Cinco Artistas Inglesas: Voces En El Espacio, Lapiz, Oct / Nov, Nº 106, P. 12 - 19
    Currah, Mark, Time Out, Nº 1245, 29 June - 6 July, P. 50
    Craddock, Sacha, The Times, 14 June
    Savage, Jon,Vital Signs, Artforum, March issue, P. 60 - 63,
    Bush, Kate, Vox Pop, Untitled, London
    Harpers Magazine, Vol. 288, Nº. 1728, P. 21
    Searle, Adrian,Vox Pop, Time Out, January 5 - 12, P. 42

  • 1993

    Feaver, William.Treasures in the Wendy House of the Lost Boys, The Observer, 4 July, Arts 4 / P. 59
    Guha,Tania.Time Out
    Archer, Michael. O Camera O Mores, Art Monthly
    Stallabass, Julian. Power to the People, Art Monthly
    Graham-Dixon, Andrew. That Way Madness Lies, The Independent
    Flash Art, Italy
    Milner, Catherine. Positive Exposure for New Talent, The Saturday Times

  • 1992

    Hype, The Face, No. 51, December
    The Independent on Sunday, 27 December

Selected Collections

Centre National des Arts Plastiques, France
Citibank, USA
Contemporary Art Society, London, UK
Dakis Joannou Collection Foundation, Athens, Greece
Deutsche Bank, Germany
Ellipse Foundation, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
FRAC, France
Frans Hals Museum De Hallen Haarlem, The Netherlands
Fundació "la Caixa", Barcelona, Spain
Fundacio Telefonica, Madrid, Spain
Hamburger Kunsthalle, Germany
Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland
Kunsthaus, Zürich, Switzerland
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, USA
MUSAC, Leon, France
Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA
National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens, Greece
Ophicus Collection, Greece
Rose Art Museum, Waltham, USA
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, USA
Southampton City Council, UK
South London Gallery, London, UK
Tate Gallery, London, UK
The Arts Council Collection, London, UK
The British Council, London, UK
The Cranford Collection, London, UK
The Government Art Collection, London, UK
Vancouver Art Gallery, Canada
Zabludowicz Collection, London, UK