Hugo Wilson (b.1982). From 2000-04 Wilson received classical training in fine art at the renowned Charles H. Cecil Studio in Florence. He went on to study at City and Guilds London, where he received his MA in 2008. In 2013 he was noted by the Wall Street Journal as one of six ‘rising stars’ in European art. He currently lives and works in London.
Recent Solo Exhibitions include
Nicodim Gallery, Los Angeles (Painting and Sculpture) – to 22 December
Panacea, ProjectB Gallery, Milan
Thierleben, Galerie Judin, Berlin
Rape of Europa, Parafin, London
Principia Discordia, Project B Gallery, Milan
Ideal Hauntology, Nicodim Gallery, Los Angeles
Ad Pondus Omnium, ProjectB Gallery, Milan
Public Collections include
New York Public Library, New York
Deutsche Bank Collection, London
The Library of Congress Collection, Washington DC
Olbricht Collection, Berlin
Fondazione Memmo, Rome
Group Exhibitions include
Dialogues, New Painting from London (curated by Ben Tufnell), GASK, Kutná Hora, Czech Republic – to 3 February 2019.
Frieze Sculpture, Regent’s Park, London (Pact, 2018, bronze).
The Nude in the XX and XXI Century, S/2, London (curated by Jane Neal).
De Pictura: Keith Tyson and Hugo Wilson, Project B, Milan.
alles was ich mag,fast, curated by Philip Grozinger and Andre Odier, Schau Fenster, Berlin
Here Today, The Old Sorting Office, London
Project Honoré, a project by Laure Flammarion and Pauline Léveque, Paris
Out of Our Heads, curated by James Putnam and Vassiliki Tzanakou, Shoreditch Town Hall, London
Near Narrative (Eric Van Hove and Hugo Wilson), Bjorn Stern Gallery, London, curated by Jean Phillip Verne
Between the Lines, All Visual Arts, London
Beastly Hall, Bexley House, London
Pertaining to Things Natural, Chelsea Physic Garden, London
A Century of Art: Works from the Collection, New York Public Library
Nightfall: New Tendencies in Figurative Painting (curated by Jane Neal), MODEM Centre for Modern and Contemporary Art, Debrecen, Hungary
The Bones of My Hand, Viktor Wynd Fine Art, London
The Armory Show, Mihai Nicodim Gallery, New York
Through a Glass Darkly, Mihai Nicodim Gallery, Los Angeles
(IN)VISIBLE, Edel Assanti, London
House of Beasts, Attingham Park, Shrewsbury
Cabinet Group Exhibition, John Martin Gallery, London
Artissima Art Fair, ProjectB, Turin
Busan Biennale, Busan Metropolitan Art Museum, South Korea
Wonderland (curated by James Putnam), Assab One , Milan
East Wing Nine Collection, Courtauld Institute of Art, London
Small is Beautiful, Flowers Gallery, London
Age of the Marvellous, All Visual Arts, London
The Embassy, 20 Hoxton Square Projects 2, London
Terra Nihilus, Maddox Gallery, London
Top Emerging Artists, Flora Fairburn Project, Selfridges, London
Up and Coming Printmakers, Curwen and New Academy, London
The Anomie Review Of Contemporary British Painting, 2018.
Compiled and written by Matt Price, this new publication features the work of forty artists at various stages of their career, including the work of Hugo Wilson.
Vitamin D2: New Perspectives in Drawing, 2013
Phaidon’s major survey of contemporary drawing focusing on 115 artists, (including Hugo Wilson) nominated by critics and curators from around the world. A 500-word text accompanies each artist.