Douglas Gordon


Douglas Gordon born 1966, Glasgow, Scotland. Lives and works in Berlin, Glasgow and Paris. Gordon’s practice encompasses video, film, installation, sculpture, photography and text. Through his work, the artist investigates human conditions of memory, passage of time, ambiguity and the disruption of the normal as well as the binary nature and the tendency to split things into opposites: black / white, good / evil.
Gordon’s work has been exhibited globally, in major solo exhibitions including at ARoS Aarhus Art Museum, Aarhus, Denmark; Dunedin Public Art Gallery, New Zealand; Prisons of the Palazzo Ducale, Venice, Italy; K20, Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Düsseldorf, Germany; the Musée d’Art moderne de la Ville de Paris; the Tel Aviv Museum of Art; the TATE Britain in London; the Museum of Modern Art in New York; the National Gallery of Scotland; the Hayward Gallery in London; MOCA, Los Angeles; Neue Nationalgalerie Berlin. He has presented his work in group exhibitions including at Documenta 14, Athens and Kassel; Red Brick Art Museum, Beijing, China; Hamburger Bahnhof Museum of Contemporary Art, Berlin, Germany; Collection Lambert en Avignon, Avignon, France; Fondation Boghossian-Villa Empain, Brussels, Belgium; Museo Jumex, Mexico City; Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin, Italy; among many others. His film works have been invited to the Festival de Cannes, Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), Venice Film Festival, Edinburgh International Film Festival, BFI London Film Festival, Festival del Film Locarno, New York Film Festival, among many others. Gordon received the 1996 Turner Prize.

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