Chronik

1977
Born in Noda, Japan
1996 – 1999
BA Fine Art, Winchester School of Arts, Winchester, UK
1996 – 1999
Undergraduate Fine art, Parsons College, New York, USA
1999 – 2002
MA Fine Art, Royal Academy Schools, London
2002
St. James’ Fellowship, Royal Academy Schools, London, UK
2003
The Lexmark European Art Prize, UK (winner)
Lives and works in London, UK

Ausstellungen

2013
The Stairs, group show, (cur. Sebastian Black & Mathew Cerletty), Algus Greenspon Gallery, New York City, USA
2012 – 2013
Souvenir, Galerie Michel Rein, Paris, France (solo)
2011
Red Desert, Galerie Michel Rein, Paris, France (solo)
2011
Waterfall At The Top Of The River, Max Wigram Gallery, London, UK (solo)
2011
Utopian slumps, Melbourne, Australia
2011
Walking Though, MUDAM, Luxembourg
2011
The Future Can Wait presents: Polemically Small (cur. Zavier Ellis, Edward Lucie-Smith, Max Presneill, Simon Rumley, Torrance Art Musem, California, USA
2010
The Library of Babel - In and Out of Place, 176, London, UK
2010
Michel Rein, Paris, France (solo)
2009
Elements of Nature, The Weisman Art Museum, California, USA
2009
Eat Me-Drink Me, The Goss-Michael Foundation, Dallas, Texas, USA
2008
Foothills, Max Wigram Gallery, London (solo)
2008
Park Avenue, Southampton City Art Gallery, Southampton, UK
2008
Imaginary Realities, Max Wigram Gallery, London, UK
2008
INSIDEOUT, Gallery Moriarty, Madrid, Spain
2008
UK pavilion, 2008 Beijing Biennale, Beijing, China
2007
Off the Wall, Rental Gallery, New York, USA
2007
Patricia Low Contemporary, Gstaad, Switzerland (solo)
2006
Récurrences Dérobées, Bétonsalon, Paris, France
2005
Black Sun, Max Wigram Gallery, London, UK (cat.) (solo)
2005
Fuckin' brilliant!! Maji-yabai!, Tokyo Wonder Site Shibuya, Tokyo
2005
The Tower of Babel, Limehouse Arts Foundation, London
2005
The Future Lasts a Long Time, Le Consortium, Dijon, France
2005
Curvaceous, Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, NY
2005
Future Primitive, One in the Other, London
2005
Faux Realism, Rockwell Gallery, London
2005
Ideal Worlds, Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt (cat.)
2005
Faltering Flames, Graves Gallery, Sheffield, UK (cat.)
2005
Yabadabadoo, Cell Project, London, UK
2004
Expander, Royal Academy of Arts, London, UK (cat.)
2004
Secrets – The Spectacle Within, Queens Gallery, New Delhi, India
2004
The New Romantics, Greene Naftali Gallery, New York, USA
2004
WORLD.B, Flaca gallery, London
2003
Inside the Island, MWprojects, London, UK (solo)
2003
Three London Painters, millefioriARTspace, Athens, Greece
2003
Selected Paintings, MWprojects, London
2003
The Boiler Room, Saatchi Gallery, London
2003
Rockwell Project, Rockwell Gallery, London
2003
Good Bad Taste, Keith Talent Gallery, London
2003
Friction, London Print Studio, London
2003
Otaku, Michael Goedhuis, London
1999
Pilgrimage, The Small Mansion, London (solo)

Öffentliche Sammlungen

Collection Honart Museum, Tehran, Iran
MUDAM Collection, Luxembourg
Zoe and Joel Dictrow Collection
The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel
The Frederick R. Weisman Collection, Los Angeles, USA
The Saatchi Gallery, London, UK
Simmons and Simmons, London, UK
Scorpio Trust, Geneva, Switzerland
Cranford Collection, London, UK
Zabludowicz Trust, London, UK
UBS Collection, London, UK

Literatur

2009
‘How I Paint’: Christian Ward, edited by Perri Lewis, The Guardian Guide to painting, 2009, p.27
2008
Neal Brown, Psychedelic Landscapes, The First Post, March 2008, http://www.thefirstpost.co.uk/22375, arts, psychedlic-lanscapes
2007
Adam Ganderson, Critic’s Picks: Off the Wall, Artforum, November 2007, www.artforum.com/picks
2006
Wonderland: Christian Ward, FRAME Magazine, Issue 18/19, Summer 06, p.90
2006
The Banana/ Christian Ward, Turps Banana, Issue two, pp.54 - 55
2005
Randall Anderson, Ideal Worlds: New Romanticism in Contemporary Art, Flash Art International, July-September, p. 66
2005
Charles Danby, Cave Painting,, I-D Magazine, London, July 2005, p. 48
2005
Colin Gleadell, Market News, The Daily Telegraph, London, 6 June, p. 18
2005
Helen Sumpter, Christian Ward MWProjects, Time Out, 15 – 22 June, p. 64
2005
Neil Mulholland, Expander, Frieze, Issue 88, January/February, p. 125
2004
JJ Charlesworth, Fever, Flash Art International, November/December, Issue 239
2003
Martin Herbert, Christian Ward: Inside the Island, Modern Painters, Summer issue, pp. 116-117
2003
Jessica Lack, Friends In High Places, Art Review, London, July/August, pp. 66-69
2003
Painters, London, Summer Issue, pp. 116-117
2003
Sally O’Reilly, Selected Paintings, Frieze, Issue 79, November
2003
John Ezard, Overturner: Young Briton lands new European Painter’s Prize, The Guardian, London, 26 September, p. 11
2003
Louisa Buck, The Art of Zen, The Observer Magazine, London, May, p. 17
2003
John Ezard, Eyes Have It, Painters Target the Turner, The Guardian, London, 21 April, p. 7
2003
Martin Coomer, Good Bad Taste, Time Out, London, 7-14 May, p. 6
2003
Valentina Agostinis, The New Saatchi, Carnet, April, pp. 74-78
2003
Colin Gleadell, Adventures in Saatchiland, Telegraph Magazine, 29 March, pp. 46-53
2003
Sarah Kent, Inside the Island, Time Out, 19-26 March, p. 49
2003
Ned Denny, Infinitely Fabulous, New Statesman, 10 March, pp. 43-44
2003
Skye Sherwin, One Big Trip, Dazed and Confused, Issue 99, March, pp. 62-63
2003
Andrew Renton, Escape From Britart, Evening Standard, 4 February, p. 41
2003
Art Graduate Class of 2002 - the best of graduate shows, Art Review, July
2003
Andrew Renton, Success by Degrees, Evening Standard, 2 July, p. 54
2002
Charlotte Mullins, A Royal Revolt, The Independent on Sunday, ArtsEtc (supplement), June, p. 6
2002
Jeremy Musson, How we were 1952, How we are 2002, Country Life, 30 May, p. 168
2002
Morgan Falconer, Grasping at Glory, RA Magazine, Autumn Issue, pp. 55-57
2001
Lucy Spriggs, Our Pick of the RA Schools, Art Review, September, p. 57