Artists

Ian Monroe

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Ian Monroe

Violet/Noir

2016

Powder Coated Aluminium, Anodised Aluminium, Map Pins, Vinyl, Dibond, Perspex.

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Focus Group (Horatio Junior Show)

2015

Carpet, powder coated aluminium, Perspex, glass, vinyl, Dibond and MDF

100.5 x 94 x 75.5 cm

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Sentinel (engaged)

2015

powder coated aluminium, vinyl, Perspex

powder coated aluminium, vinyl, Perspex

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Sentinel (inverse)

2015

powder coated aluminium, vinyl, Perspex

powder coated aluminium, vinyl, Perspex

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Sentinel (calibrated)

2015

owder coated aluminium, vinyl, Perspex.

H = 148.5 cm W = 105 cm D = 10 cm,

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Remainder

2015

powder coated aluminium, anodised aluminium, map pins, vinyl, Dibond, Perspex.

H = 95 cm W = 59 cm D = 23 cm.

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ZigZag

2015

powder coated aluminium, vinyl, wood, Perspex.

H = 102 cm W = 84 cm D = 28 cm

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Glyph Graph

2015

carpet, powder coated aluminium, map pins, vinyl, Dibond, Perspex

H = 92 cm W = 41.5 cm D = 42 cm

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Outbox

2015

carpet, powder coated aluminium, anodised aluminium, brass, map pins, Dibond, Foamex

H = 50 cm W = 50 cm D = 16 cm.

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SignalGrau

2015

carpet, powder coated, aluminium, vinyl, Dibond, Perspex

H = 54.5 cm W = 36 cm D = 11.5 cm.

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Ian Monroe

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Vinyl on Aluminium

200 x 400 cm

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Ian Monroe

The Instantaneous Everything II

2008

steel, lacquer, mixed media

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The Instantaneous Everything I

2008

steel, lacquer, mixed media

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Lexiterrica

2007

Vinyl on aluminium

201 x 301 cm / 79.19 x 118.59 inches

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Installation shot from the solo show 'NO-STOP-CITY' at the gallery (II)

2010

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Installation shot from the solo show 'NO-STOP-CITY' at the gallery (I)

2010

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Installation view of 'Currents 105', Saint Louis Art Museum.

2011

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The Instantaneous Everything

2008

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Installation shot of "The Instantaneous Everything"

2008

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Ian Monroe

No mistake

2010

vinyl and perspex on aluminium

147 x 147 cms

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The Abstract Machine

2006

Vinyl on Aluminium

181cm x 181cm

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Ian Monroe

Let this be known

2011

vinyl on alumnium

81 x 81 cms

Born

1972, Cooperstown, New York, USA
Lives and works in London

Education
2002
M.A. Goldsmiths College, University of London, UK
1995
B.A. Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, USA

Residencies
‘Pavilion for the Restless Industrialist’
the Ses Dotze Naus artist residence program in September 2016, in Ibiza, Spain.

Solo Exhibitions
2017
S.I.M. Fold gallery, London.

2015
Glyph Graph. Horatio Junior, London.
2014
63mm Punk and Sheep, London
2012
“And Also The View” Casado Santapau Gallery ,Madrid
2011
St Louis Art Museum, Missouri, as part of the ‘Currents’ program featuring emerging artists
2010
“No Stop City” Galeria Casado Santa Pau, Madrid, Spain.
“The Marienbad Palace” at Highlanes Municipal Gallery and Droichead Arts Centre, Dublin.
“Dawnbreakers” at the John Hansard Gallery, University of Southampton www.hansardgallery.org.uk
“Terminator” at Camberwell Space, Camberwell College of Art, London
2008
“The Instantaneous Everything” Haunch of Venison, Berlin
2007
“Planit” Haunch of Venison, London
2006
“All Possibilities Are Visible But Unknown”, Upstairs Berlin, Berlin (catalogue available)
2005
“They Built Upon It” Haunch of Venison, London (catalogue available)
“Ian Monroe” Haunch of Venison, Zurich (catalogue available)
2003
“Ian Monroe” Hammer Sidi Gallery, London

Selected Group Exhibitions
2016
Either Those Curtains, Fold Gallery, London .
2015
“Out of Darkness” , the Aarhus Kunstmuseum in Aarhus, Denmark
Between Thought and Space. Dilston Grove, London
2014
Between Thought and Space. Camberwell College of Arts, London
2013
With Torch and Spear.WinchesterCollege of Art, Winchester.
Image/Object Furini Arte Contemporanea, Rome.
2011
The Anna Schwartz Gallery in Sydney, Australia is currently showing ‘As The World Turns, New Art From London’, Curated by Nina Miall including Charles Avery, Katie Patterson, Shezad Dawood, and Jamie Shovlin.
2010
“Dawnbreakers”, John Hansard Gallery, University of Southampton, UK
“Terminator”, Camberwell College of Art, London
2009
“On The Line” Crimes Town Contemporary Art, London
“Metro-Land, 50 London Artists” Merriscourt, Oxfordshire, UK
“Straylight Cavern” Cell Projects, London
“Hypersurface FX” Margini Arte Contemporanea, Massa, Italy.
2008
“Straylight Cavern” Cooper Gallery, Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design Dundee, curated by Cell Projects
“Take Me There – Show Me The Way” Haunch of Venison, New York. Curated by Michael Rooks
“Teaching an Old Dog New Tricks; Recent Developments in Painting” Den Frie Udstillingsbygning, Copenhagen, Denmark
“HyperSurface”, OVADA, Oxford, UK
“Schil/Ders”, De Constant Rebecqueplein (DCR), The Hague, Netherlands
“HyperSurface”, Rod Barton Invites, London
“Parallax”, Fieldgate Gallery, London
2007
“Existencias”, Museo De Arte Contemporaneo De Castilla Y Leon, Leon, Spain
“Design for Living”, Initial Access, Wolverhampton, England
“Raumwelten", Kunsthalle Arnstadt, Arnstadt, Germany
“Odd Spaces”, Galerie Møller Witt, Aarhus, Denmark
Artist Intervention, Commissioned by Vienna Art Week and the City of Vienna, Austria
2006
Recent Acquisitions, Hamburger Banhof, Berlin, Germany
“The City is Not a Tree” Alon Segev Gallery, Tel-Aviv, Israel
“Slider” Cell Projects, London
2005
“Ian Monroe and Emma Stibbon: Utopian Architecture”, Upstairs Berlin, Germany
“Infrastructure” Studio Voltaire, London
“Winterzauber” Upstairs Berlin, Germany
2004
“Edge of the Real”, The Whitechapel, London
“Selected Sculpture” MW Projects, London
“Cinderella” Trailer Projects, London
“Contra Pop” Vamiali’s Gallery, Athens, Greece
2003
“Bag Lady” Cell Projects, London
“Reduced” Century Gallery, London
“Debris” Martinez Gallery, Brooklyn
“Godzilla” Trailer Projects, London
Saatchi Gallery, County Hall, London
“The Queen Mum Show” One in the Other Gallery, London
“Chockerfuckinblocked” Jeffery Charles Gallery, London
“RSVP” 5 Cork Street, London
2002
“Present” Hammer Sidi Gallery, London
“The Way to Happiness” VTO Gallery, London
“Trailer Presents” Trailer Projects, London
“Lend us £100m” 21 Dingley Road, London

Public Commissions

The Kendrew Quadrangle, St Johns College, Oxford
Published Writing
2008
“Where Does One Thing End And The Next Begin?” a commissioned essay for Collage: Assembling Contemporary Art, by Black Dog Publishing
2006
“The Infinity Pool Contradiction” A conversation between Ian Monroe and Suhail Malik September, 2006. Published in the catalog to accompany the show “All Possibilities Are Visible But Unknown”, Upstairs Berlin Gallery

Teaching, Lectures and Symposiums

2010-11
Henry L. and Natalie E. Freund Teaching Fellowship and Exhibition, in partnership with Washington University in St. Louis and the St. Louis Art Museum, St Louis, USA
2009
Visiting Artist, Oxford University, The Ruskin School of Drawing and Fine Art, Oxford
Associate Lecturer, Camberwell College of Arts, University of the Arts, London
Visiting Artist, University of Kent, Canterbury, UK
Visiting Artist, Wimbledon College of Art, University of the Arts, London
Visiting Artist, West Kent College, School of Art and Design, Tonbridge, UK
2007
Lecture; “Anxious Landscapes: Spaces of Abandonment and Decay” The Royal Academy of Arts Architecture Programme: RA Forum
Visiting Artist, Camberwell College of Arts

Selected Reviews

2008
Turps Banana, “Hypersurface”, Sarah Douglas, Issue 4, October, 2008
2007
The Independent on Sunday, “The Conquest of Space”, Charles Darwent, March 11 2007
ArtUS. “Ian Monroe”, Maria Zimmermann Brendel, May/June 2007
Lowdown Magazine, “Ian Monroe, The Infinity of the Moment as Space”, Thomas Marecki, Nr. 55 February-March 2007
Allegemeiner Anzeiger, “Podium fur Junge Kunstler”, January 2007
2006
Modern Painters, “A Walk on The Wild Side”, Roger Tatley, February, 2006
Lapiz. Revista Internacional de Arte, “Ian Monroe”, David Ulrichs, December 2006
2005
Art Review. “Future Greats”, December 2005
“Twelve Footnotes for Ian Monroe”, Tom Morton, Show Catalog, Haunch of Venison, Zurich
Art Review, “The Walls Came Down” Jay Merrick, July 2005
“Ian Monroe’s Architecture”, Barry Schwabsky, Show Catalog “They Built Upon It”, Haunch of Venison, London
2004
Modern Painters, “All in the Best Bad Taste” Sally O’reilly, Dec 2004-Jan 2005
2003
Art Monthly, “Anyway”, Bruce Haines, May 2004, number 276
Contemporary, “The Queen Mum Show” Jamie Lau, issue 53/54
The Times, “New Blood at RA Summer Show Gets Old Blood Boiling” Dalya Alberge, May 29
The Royal Academy of Arts Magazine, “Summer Exhibition” Sebastian Smee, Summer 2003, number 79
Arena, “The Boom”, Tom Morton, July, number 136
The Spectator, “Formidable Power”, Andrew Lambirth, May 17
Art Review, “Saatchi’s New Sensation”, Meredith Etherinton-Smith, May
Evening Standard, Metro Life, “The Saatchi Effect” Hephzibah Anderson, April 18
The Observer, “Space Traveller”, Alison Roberts, April 20
Telegraph Magazine, “Adventures in Saatchiland”, Colin Gleadell, March 29
2002
The Sunday Times, “Saatchi’s Rival to the Tate Takes Shape” Richard Brooks, September 8
Time Out London. “Present, Hammer Sidi” Martin Herbert, October 23
Art Review, “Art Graduate, Class of 2002”, June

Honors/Awards

2010-2011
Henry L. and Natalie E. Freund Teaching Fellowship and Exhibition, in partnership with Washington University in St. Louis and the St. Louis Art Museum.
In 2010-2011 Ian Monroe had been awarded the prestigious Freund Fellowship Artists Residency and Exhibition. The fellowship involves teaching and a lecture series at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, USA on the Masters of Fine Art course for one month of each academic year (autumn of 2010 and spring of 2011) and is followed by a solo show at the St. Louis Art Museum under the “Currents” program of the museum. Previous Fellows include Sarah Oppenheimer and Claudia Schmacke
1999
Resident Artist, Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha, Nebraska
1991-95
Eliot Scholar, Washington University in St. Louis

Collections

Saint Louis Art Museum, Saint Louis, USA
Aarhus Kunstmuseum, Aarhus, Denmark
Hamburger Banhof, Marx Collection, Berlin, Germany
Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Castilla y Leon, Leon, Spain
Saatchi Collection
Colección Bergé , Spain.
Various private collections in UK, Europe, Asia, and North America