Cornelia PARKER

Biographie
1956 
Née à Cheshire, Angleterre
1975 
Gloucestershire College of Art & Design, Gloucestershire, Angleterre
1978 
University of Wolverhampton- BA Hons, Wolverhampton, Angleterre
1982 
Reading University - Master of Fine Arts, Reading, Angleterre
2000 
Doctorat Honoris Causa, University of Wolverhampton, Angleterre
2005 
Doctorat Honoris Causa, University of Birmingham, Angleterrre
2008 
Doctorat Honoris Causa, University of Gloucestershire, Angleterre
Vit et travaille à Londres, Angleterre

Expositions personnelles
2014 
Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester, Angleterre
Cornelia Parker: Ikon Icons, Ikon 50, Ikon Gallery, Birmingham, Angleterre
Truth to Materials, Galerie Guy Bärtschi, Genève, Suisse
2013 
Frith Street Gallery, Londres, Angleterre
Galeria Carles Taché, Barcelone, Espagne
2011 
Thirty Pieces of Silver, York St Mary's (en association avec la Tate), Angleterre
Richard of York Gave Battle in Vain, Whitechapel Gallery, Londres, Angleterre
(Curation for Collections Gallery of the UK Government Art Collection)
Rorschach (Accident III), D'Amelio Terras, New York, Etats-Unis
2010 
Doubtful Sound, Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead, Angleterre
D'Amelio Terras, New York, Etats-Unis
No Mans Land, Two Rooms Gallery, Auckland, Nouvelle Zélande
2009 
Nocturne: A Moon Landing, Feu d'artifice et installation pour l'ouverture de Jupiter Artland, Edinburgh, Ecosse
2008 
Galerie Guy Bärtschi, Genève, Suisse
Frith Street Galllery, Londres, Angleterre
Galeria Carles Taché, Barcelone, Espagne
Never Endings, Museo De Arte de Lima, Lima, Peru (exposition de la galerie IKON)
Frith Street Gallery, Londres, Angleterre
Chomskian Abstract, Whitechapel Laboratory, Whitechapel Gallery, Londres, Angleterre
2007 
IKON, Birmingham, Angleterre
2006 
Brontean Abstracts, Bronte Parsonage Museum, Haworth, West Yorkshire, Angleterre
2005 
Focus: Cornelia Parker, The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Fort Worth, Texas, Etats-Unis
New Work by Cornelia Parker, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, California, Etats-Unis
Subconscious of a Monument, Royal Institute of British Architects, Frith Street Gallery, Londres, Angleterre, et D'Amelio Terras, New York, Etats-Unis
Wurttembergischer Kunstverein Stuttgart, Allemagne
2004 
Cornelia Parker: Installations from the Tate Collection, Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery, Norwich, Angleterre
Galeria Carles Tache, Barcelone, Espagne
Finesilver Gallery, Project Space, San Antonio, Texas, Etats-Unis
2003 
D'Amelio Terras, New York, Etats-Unis
Galerie Guy Bärtschi, Genève, Suisse
2002 
Frith Street Gallery, Londres, Angleterre
2001 
GAM, Galleria Civica D'Arte Moderna, Turin, Italie
2000 
Boston ICA, Boston, Etats-Unis
Chicago Arts Club, Chicago, Etats-Unis
Aspen Museum of Art, Aspen, Etats-Unis
Philadelphia ICA, Philadelphie, Etats-Unis
1999 
Frith Street Gallery, Londres, Angleterre
Warburg Institute, Londres, Angleterre
Science Museum, Londres, Angleterre
1998 
Serpentine Gallery, Londres, Angleterre
Deitch Projects, New York, Etats-Unis
1997 
ArtPace, San Antonio, Texas, USA, Etats-Unis
Casa Masaccio, San Giovanni, Italie
Valdarno, Italie
1996 
Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff, Angleterre
1995 
The Maybe (collaboration avec Tilda Swinton), Serpentine Gallery, Londres, Angleterre
Gallery 102, Dusseldorf, Allemagne
1992 
Eigen+Art, Leipzig, Allemagne
Vitrine Hortense Stael, Paris, France
1991 
Chisenhale Gallery, Londres, Angleterre
Vitrine Hortense Stael, Paris, France
Spitalfields Heritage Centre, presented by the Whitechapel Gallery, Londres, Angleterre
1989 
Cornerhouse, Manchester, Angleterre
Aspects Gallery, Portsmouth, Angleterre
1988 
Ikon Gallery, Birmingham, Angleterre
1987 
Actualities, Londres, Angleterre
1980 
Stoke City Art Gallery & Museum, Angleterre

Expositions collectives
2014 
Collective III, Galerie Guy Bärtschi, Genève, Suisse
Festival of Imagination, Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester, Angleterre
2008 
Concrete Dreams, APT Gallery, Londres, Angleterre
Second Lives, The Museum of Arts & Design, New York, Etats-Unis
Prophet, Spike Island, Bristol, Angleterre
2nd Lives: Remixing the Ordinary, The Museum of Art and Design, New York, Etats-Unis
16th Biennale of Sydney: Revolutions - Forms That Turn, Sydney, Australie
Intervention/Decoration, Multiple Sites, Frome, Angleterre
Martian Museum of Terrestrial, Barbican Art Gallery, Londres, Angleterre
Print the Legend: The Myth of the West Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh, Ecosse
Marcel Broodthaers and Cornelia Parker, Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh, Ecosse
Three Rooms, D'Amelio Terras, New York, Etats-Unis
Greenwashing, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin, Italie
Blown Away - The Artful Explosion, Krannert Art Museum, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Etats-Unis
Conversations, Kettle's Yard, Londres, Angleterre
2007 
Projektion, Lenos Kunstmuseum, Linz, Autriche
Says the junk in the yard, Flowers East, Londres, Angleterre
8th Sharjah Biennial, Emirats arabes unis
Collective One, Galerie Guy Bärtschi, Genève, Suisse
Living in the Material World, National Art Center,Tokyo, Japon
The Shadow,MAN Museo d'Arte Provincia di Nuoro, Nuoro, Italie
2006-07 
The Shadow, Palazzo delle Papesse Centro Arte Contemporanea, Sienne, Italie
You'll Never Know, Hayward Gallery National exposition itinérante
2006 
Resonance, Firth Street Gallery, Londres, Angleterre
Thread, Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh, Ecosse
Projektion, Museum of Art, Lucerne, Suisse
Femme d'Europe, Saint Tropez, France
Irritation Des Gleischgewichs, Zentrum Paul Klee, Berne, Suisse
Cornelia Parker & Rob Smith, Royal Academy Schools Gallery, Hornsey, Londres, Angleterre
2005-07 
Body: New Art from the UK, British Council exposition itinérante
2005 
Water, Air, Earth, Ice. At the origins of life between Art and Science, Villa Croce Museum of Contemporary Art, Gênes, Italie
The Real Ideal, Sheffield Galleries, Sheffield, Angleterre
Presence, Gimpel Fils, Londres, Angleterre
Bye-Bye blackboard...from Einstien and others, Museum of History of Science, Oxford, Angleterre
Think & Wonder, Wonder & Think, Museum of Childhood, Londres, Angleterre
In the Neighborhood of Infinity, Sixteen:one Gallery, Santa Monica, California, Etats-Unis
2004 
The West Wing, St. Barts and The London Breast Cancer Centre, Londres, Angleterre
Speaking with Hands: Photographs from The Buhl Collection, Guggenheim Museum, New York, Etats-Unis
City Art Gallery, Prague, République Tchèque
After Life, curation Simon Morrissey, The Bowes Museum, Newgate, Angleterre
The Disembodied Spirit, Contemporary Art in Kansas City, Kansas, Etats-Unis
2003 
Dust Memories, Swiss Institute-Contemporary Art, New-York, Etats-Unis
Days like These, Tate Triennial, Tate Britain, Londres, Angleterre
Stacked, D'Amelio Terras, New York, Etats-Unis
The Disembodied Spirit, Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Maine - On tour: Contemporary Art in Kansas City et Austin Museum of Art, Etats-Unis
Independence, South London Gallery, Londres, Angleterre
Doublures, Musée Du Québec, Québec, Canada
From Dust to Dusk, Den Frie Udstillingsbygning, Copenhague, Danemark
2002 
To Eat or not to Eat, Centro de Arte de Salamanca, Salamanque, Espagne
Continuitá: Arte in Toscana 1945-2000, Fattoria di Celle, Santomato di Pistoia, Pistoia, Italie
Summer Palace, A Garden for Artists, Duesseldorf, Allemagne
Life is Beautiful, Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle, Angleterre
Pure Containment, Sculptures in the Collection, Arts Council of England, Orleans House Gallery, Londres, Angleterre
Summer Exhibition, Frith Street Gallery, Londres, Angleterre
2001 
Summer Exhibition, Frith Street Gallery, Londres, Angleterre
Solid State: Reflections upon the Real, Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge, Angleterre
2000: the end of century. The seeds of the future Comune di Milano, Milan, Italie
The Silk Purse Procedure, Spike Island and Arnolfini Gallery, Bristol, Angleterre
Paper Assets British Museum, Londres, Angleterre
2000 
British Art (part 1), Diehl Vorderwuelbecke, Berlin, Allemagne
Studio Stefania Miscetti, Rome, Italie
Between Cinema and a Hard Place, Tate Modern, Londres, Angleterre
Interventions, Milwaukee Art Museum, Wisconsin, Etats-Unis
1999-2000 
1999 Drawings, Alexander and Bonin, New York, Etats-Unis
1999 
Porcupines, 291 Gallery, Londres, Angleterre
Disaster, Harris Museum, Preston, Angleterre
Documents and Lies, Optica, A Centre For Contemporary Art, Montréal, Canada
Dards D’art, Mouches, Moustiques...Modernite, Arles Museum, Arles, France
0 to 60 in Ten Years, Frith Street Gallery, Londres, Angleterre
Melbourne 1st International Biennial, Melbourne, Australie
Postmark: An Abstract Effect, Santa Fe, Etats-Unis
Violent Incident, Tate Gallery, Liverpool, Angleterre
Powder, Aspen Museum of Art, Aspen, Etats-Unis
Appliance of Science, Frith Street Gallery, Londres, Angleterre
Avoiding Objects, Apex Art, New York, Etats-Unis
1998-99 
Silver and Syrup: Selections from the History of Photography, Canon Photography Gallery at the V&A, Londres, Angleterre
Fun de Siecle: Irony, Parody and Humour in Contemporary Art, Walsall City Art Gallery et exposition itinérante, Angleterre
Contemporary British Artists, Denver Art Museum, Denver, Etats-Unis
Thinking Aloud, Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge, Cornerhouse, Manchester et Camden Arts Centre, Londres, Angleterre
1998 
Yoko Ono's Water Piece, Ormeau Bath Gallery, Belfast, Irlande
Sarajevo 2000, Museum Moderner Kunst Stiflung Ludwig, Vienne, Autriche
New Art from Britain, Kunstraum Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Autriche
Video/Projection/Film, Frith Street Gallery, Londres, Angleterre
Destroyer, Creator, John Weber Gallery, New York, Etats-Unis
Drawing Itself, The London Institute, Londres, Angleterre
Soon, Het Consortium, Amsterdam, Pays-Bas
Drawing Show, Glasgow Print Studio, Glasgow, Ecosse
The MGA Collection The Fruit Market Gallery, Edimbourg, Ecosse
Natural Science, Stills Gallery, Edimbourg, Ecosse
1997 
The Turner Prize, Tate Gallery, Londres, Angleterre
Material Culture, Hayward Gallery, Londres, Angleterre
Night Shift, Schloss Plüschow, Plüschow, Allemagne
Building Site, Architectural Association, Londres, Angleterre
Critical Intervention, Jose Loff Gallery, Hartford Art School,West Hartford, Etats-Unis
1996 
Matter of Facts, Hawerkamp, Münster, Allemagne
City Space, Tivoli Gardens, Copenhague, Danemark
Some Drawings from London, 20 Princelet Street, Londres, Angleterre
Good News, Galerie 102, Düsseldorf, Allemagne
1995 
Something The Matter: Helen Chadwick, Cathy de Monchaux, Cornelia Parker, Museo Municipal de Bellas Artes, Rosario, Argentine et exposition itinérante Centro Cultural Recoleta, Buenos Aires, Argentine, Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Rio de Janeiro, Brésil et Galeria Athos Bulcao, Brasilia, Brésil
A House in Time, Moderna Galerija Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovénie
Eigen+Art, Londres, Angleterre
The Edge of Town, Jose Loff Gallery, Connecticut, Etats-Unis
Five Artists, Frith Street Gallery, Londres, Angleterre
1994 
XXII Bienal de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brésil
1994-95 
Art Unlimited, Royal Festival Hall, exposition itinérante
1993-95 
Recent British Sculpture, Arts Council exposition itinérante
1993 
Eigen+Art, New York, Etats-Unis
Ha-Ha, Killerton Park, Devon, Angleterre
Topos, Grassimuseum, Leipzig, Allemagne
1992 
Nigel Greenwood, Londres, Angleterre
Eigen+Art, Berlin, Allemagne
Whitechapel Open, Londres, Angleterre
Northern Adventures, Camden Arts Centre & St. Pancras Station, Londres, Angleterre
Through the Viewfinder, Stitching De Appel, Amsterdam, Pays-Bas
1991 
Excavating the Present, Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge, Angleterre
Tous Azimuts, Vitrine Hortense Stael, Paris, France
1990 
The British Art Show, McLellan Galleries, Glasgow, Leeds City Art Gallery, Leeds et Hayward Gallery, Londres, Angleterre
Mostra, British School, Rome, Italie
Rome Scholars 1980-90, Royal College of Art, Londres, Angleterre
Edge 90, Newcastle, Glasgow, Ecosse
Whitechapel Open, Whitechapel Gallery, Londres, Angleterre
River, Goldsmiths, University of London, Londres, Angleterre
1987 
Systems of Support, Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge, Angleterre
1986 
Surveying the Scene, South Hill Park, Bracknell, Aspects Gallery, Portsmouth, Angleterre
National Garden Festival, Stoke-on-Trent, Angleterre
New British Sculpture, Air Gallery, Londres, Angleterre
No Place Like Home, Cornerhouse, Manchester, Angleterre
1985 
Whitechapel Open, Whitechapel Gallery, Londres, Angleterre
1983 
Sculpture by Women, Ikon Gallery, Birmingham, Angleterre
Ikon exposition itinérante de dessins
1980 
Midland View, Stoke City Art Gallery & Museum, exposition itinérante

Prix, commandes publiques, projets et résidence
2010 
Elue à la Royal Academy of Arts, Londres et nommée Officier de l'Ordre de l'Empire britannique
2002 
Artiste en résidence, Crewe & Alsager College, Cheshire, Angleterre
2001 
Commande d'une sculpture pour les nouvelles galeries britanniques (Breathless), Victoria & Albert Museum, Londres, Angleterre
2000 
Meteorite Lands in Birmingham Bullring. Happening et installation organisée par l'Ikon Gallery, Birmingham, Angleterre
1998-99 
Artiste en résidence, Science Museum, Londres, Angleterre
1998 
Prix de l'International Association of Art Critics (US),meilleure exposition d'un artiste émergent pour Mass: Colder Darker Matter, Deitch Projects, New York, Etats-Unis
1997 
Nominée pour le Turner Prize, Tate Gallery
London International artiste en résidence, ArtPace Foundation for Contemporary Art, San Antonio, Texas, Etats-Unis
Koopman Chair, Jose Loff Gallery, Hartford Art School, Connecticut, Etats-Unis
Cassette Brushes with fame, seven little frictions Audio Arts, Londres, Angleterre
Avoided Object, 5 Artist’s Inserts, Nature - International weekly journal of science, Volume 389, Issues 6648-6652
1996 
City Space, commande de l'European City of Culture, Copenhagen, Danemark
1995 
Tate Gallery Christmas Tree, Tate Gallery, Londres, Angleterre
1992-95 
Senior Fellow in Fine Art, Cardiff Institute, Pays de Galles
1992 
Installation à l'Union Station, Los Angeles. Organised by Wise/Taylor
Lost Volume: A Catalogue of Disasters, published by Bookworks, launched with commissioned installation
Reading Matter, V&A Museum, Londres, Angleterre
1991-92 
Bourse Henry Moore, Wimbledon School of Art, Angleterre
1990 
Edge 90, commande Inhaled Roof, Newcastle, Angleterre
Edge 90, commande Exhaled Schoolhouse, Glasgow, Ecosse
1989 
British School at Rome Award Edge 90, commande Left Luggage, St. Pancras Station, Londres, Angleterre
1988 
Installation pour la St. Peters Church, Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge, Angleterre
The Drop organisé par Dean Clough, Halifax, exposition itinérante
Sculpture résidence et commande, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, Angleterre
1986 
National Garden Festival, Stoke, Sculpture Commission Siteworks Project, Southwark, Londres, Angleterre
1985 
Artist-in-School Project, Rugby, West Midlands Greater London Arts Award
1984 
Artist-in-School Project, Walsall, West Midlands 1984
1983 
Southern Arts Award
1980 
First Prize Midland View Stoke City Art Gallery

Bibliographie (sélection)
Cornelia Parker, Iwona Blazwick,Thames and Hudson Ltd, London, 2013
Cornelia Parker: L'infime intimité, Klara Tuszynski, published by Galerie Guy Bärtschi, Genève, 2008
The Contingent Object of Contemporary Art, Martha Buskirk, MIT press, 2003
A Meteorite Landsessay by Jessica Morgan, IKON Gallery, 2002
Milano Europa 2000: the end of century. The seeds of the future, Exh. Cat., Electa, 2001
The Silk Purse Procedure, exh. Cat., curated by Claire Doherty and Catsou Roberts, Arnolfini and Sike Island, Bristol, 2001
Iwona Blazwick, Ewa Lajer-Buchart Sightings, Cornelia Parker published by Galeria Civica d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Torino, 2001
Adams Tim Ed., City Secrets Published by Granta
Putnam, James Art & Artifact Published by Thames & Hudson, London
Entry in Debrett's People of Today, 2000,2001
Kemp, Martin The Oxford History of Western Art Published by Oxford University Press 2000
Ferguson, Bruce, Morgan Jessica, Cornelia Parker Cornelia Parker Published by The Institute of Contemporary Art Boston, USA 2000 Republished by Art Data, UK 2000
Grachos, Louis; Ferguson, Bruce; Moos, David Postmark An Abstract Effect Published by SITE Santa Fe 1999 for exhibition March 27-June 14 1999
Bonami, Francesco Powde>r, catalogue published by Aspen Museum to accompany the exhibition Powder 25.2.99 - 11.4.99
Robinson, Deborah; Shaul, Mathew, Guide Published by Wasall Museum and Art Gallery for their exhibition Fun de Siecle: Parody and Humour in Contemporary Art 1998
Corrin, Lisa G Cornelia Parker, guide published by the Serpentine Gallery, London, to accompany one person exhibition 1998
Wilson, Gerard; Hart, Janice Drawing Itself, published by Sunbather Ltd., London, 1998, to coincide with an exhibition of artists’ drawings at the London Institute Gallery 1998
Bann, Stephen; Hopkins, David Natural Science, guide published to coincide with the group exhibition at Stills Gallery, Edinburgh 1998
Buck, Louisa Moving Targets: A User's Guide to British Art Now, published by Tate Gallery Publishing Ltd., London, 1997 reprinted 2000
Button, Virginia The Turner Prize 1997, guide published by Tate Gallery Publishing, London, 1997, to accompany an exhibition of works by the short listed artists Christine Borland, Angela Bulloch, Cornelia Parker, Gillian Wearing 1997
Button, Virginia The Turner Prize, published by Tate Gallery Publishing, London, 1997
Glinkowski, Paul Date with an Artist, catalogue published to accompany the BBC television series of the same name aired Autumn 1997 and the exhibition "Date with an Artist" at the Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art, Sunderland, 1997
Archer,Michael; Hilty, Greg Material Culture, catalogue to accompany group exhibition at Hayward Gallery, London, 1997
Brett, Guy; Cameron, Stuart; Parker, Cornelia; Payne, Antonia; Watkins, Jonathon Avoided Object, catalogue to accompany one person exhibition at Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff, 1996, Reprinted 1998
Bingham, Juliet; Masterson, Piers; Maynard, Sara You Are Here: re-siting installation, catalogue to accompany exhibition curated by Royal College of Art MA students, includes "From Presence to Absence: round table discussion between Cornelia Parker, Richard Wentworth and Richard Wilson"
Hello: Artists in Conversation, publication produced by Royal College of Art, London, includes "Neither From Nor Towards: Cornelia Parker talks with Alexandra Bradley", 1996
Archer, Michael; De Oliveira, Nicolas; Petry, Michael; Oxley, Nicola Installation Art, published by Thames and Hudson, Ltd., London, 1994
Buck, Louisa Something the Matter, catalogue published by the British Council for the XXII Bienal de Sao Paulo, Helen Chadwick, Cathy de Monchaux and Cornelia Parker, 1994

Collections, musées
Arts Council of Great Britain
British Council
British Museum
Contemporary Arts Society
Deutsche Bank
Glaxo Wellcome Collection
Government Art Collection
Henry Moore Foundation
ICA Boston
Leicestershire Council
MAG Collection, UK
Milwaukee Arts Museum,Wisconsin
MOMA, New York
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Tate Gallery
Victoria & Albert Museum, London
Yale Center for British Art, USA
Various Private Collections in Europe and the USA