Brian Griffiths

Folded and Packed (No No to Knock-Knocks)
Stone Face (Bear)
Work wear with orange Flag

Nascido em 1968, Stratford-Upon-Avon, Reino Unido.
Vive e trabalha em Londres, Reino Unido.



  • University of Humberside.
  • 1995-1996

  • Goldsmiths College, Londres.

Exposições Individuais


  • Galeria Luisa Strina, São Paulo, Brasil.
  • 2018

  • No No to Knock-Knocks, Blain|Southern, Londres, Inglaterra.
  • 2017

  • So he pulled the right levers and you did the asking, Artlink Hull, Hull, Inglaterra.
  • 2015

  • BILL MURRAY: a story of distance, size and sincerity, BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead, Inglaterra.
  • 2013

  • Brian Griffiths: Borrowed World, Borrowed Eyes,Tramway, Glasgow, Escócia.
  • 2012

  • The Invisible Show, Vilma Gold, Londres, Inglaterra.
  • Galeria Luisa Strina, São Paulo, Brasil.
  • 2011

  • Grimm Gallery, Asmterdam, Holanda.
  • 2008

  • Another End, Vilma Gold, Londres, Inglaterra.
  • 2007

  • Life is a Laugh, Platform For Art commission. London Underground, Inglaterra.
  • Gloucester Road, Londres, Inglaterra.
  • The Only Living (Or Your Lonely Saucer Eyes), Greenland Street, A Foundation, Liverpool, Inglaterra. The Furnace Commission.
  • The Man Who Loved Islands, Arnolfini, Londres, Inglaterra.
  • Brian Griffiths: Beneath the Stride of Giants, Fabrica, Brighton, Inglaterra.
  • 2006

  • Brian Griffiths & Sophie von Hellermann, Vilma Gold project space, Berlim, Alemanha.
  • 2005

  • My Beloved Traitor, Galeria Luisa Strina, São Paulo, Brasil.
  • 2004

  • Some Unaccountable Blindness, The Breeder, Atenas, Grecia.
  • Beneath the Stride of Giants, Camden Arts Centre, Londres, Inglaterra.
  • 2003

  • When the World Was Young, Vilma Gold, Londres, Inglaterra.
  • 2002

  • Brian Griffiths, Galeria Luisa Strina, São Paulo, Brasil.
  • Brian Griffiths, MCMagma, Milan, Italia.
  • 2001

  • When Few Were Charmed, Vilma Gold, Londres, Inglaterra.
  • 1999

  • Once Upon a Star, One in the Other, Londres, Inglaterra.
  • 1997

  • Brian Griffiths, Habitat, Londres, Inglaterra.

Exposições Coletivas


  • On Paper, from the Arts Council Collection, Thelma Hulbert Gallery, Devon, UK.
  • Image Drum, Royal Academy of Arts, Weston Studio, Londres, UK.
  • 2017

  • Voyage, Galeria Bergamin Gomide, São Paulo, Brasil.
  • I Want! I Want!: Art & Technology, Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery, Birmingham, Inglaterra.
  • 2015

  • Carnival Glass, Block 336, Londres, Inglaterra.
  • 2013

  • The World Turned Upside Down – Buster Keaton, Sculpture and the Absurd, Mead Gallery – Warwick Arts Centre, Coventry, Inglaterra.
  • 2012

  • The Curator’s Egg – Altera Pars, Anthony Reynolds Gallery, Londres, Inglaterra.
  • 2011

  • Tarot, Hayward Touring Exhibition, Focal Point Gallery.
  • Friendship of the Peoples, Simon Oldfield, Londres, Inglaterra.
  • Fountain Show, Dispari and Dispari Project, Itália.
  • The Extension, Vilma Gold, Londres, Inglaterra.
  • 2010

  • British Art Show 7: The Days of the Comet, Hayward Touring exhibition.
  • Recent British Sculpture, Grimm Gallery, Amsterdam, Holanda.
  • Rude Britannia: British Comic Art, Tate Britain, Londres, Inglaterra.
  • Nothing is Impossible, The Mattress Factory Museum, Pittsburgh, EUA.
  • Extra Ordinary, The Grundy Art Gallery, Blackpool, Inglaterra.
  • The Magic Show, Hayward Touring exhibition, Quad, Derby. The Grundy, Blackpool, Inglaterra.
  • Tulie House Museum, Carlisle. Chapter, Cardiff, Inglaterra.
  • The Library of Babel / In and Out of Place, 176 Zabludowicz Collection, Londres, Inglaterra. Curadoria de Anna-Catharina Gebbers.
  • The Big Rip Off! Camden Arts Centre, Londres, Inglaterra.
  • 2009

  • Beating the Bounds: Art Now, Tate Britain, Londres, Inglaterra.
  • Jean Luc, Opera Rock, CAPC, Musee D’Art Contemporain De Bordeaux, França.
  • The Magic Show, Hayward Touring Exhibition, Derby Quad, The Grundyn Blackpool, Tulie House Museumn Carlisle, Chaptern Cardiff, Inglaterra.
  • Nothing is Impossible, The Mattress Factory, Pittsburgh, EUA.
  • V22 Presents: The Sculpture Show, Londres, Inglaterra.
  • 2008

  • GSK Contemporary, Event Horizon, Royal Academy, Londres, Inglaterra.
  • Lustwarande 08 – Wanderland, Baroque forest De Oude Warande,Tilburg, Holanda. Organized by Fundament Foundation.
  • The Arrival: Brian Griffiths and Matthew Draper, Royal Academy Schools Gallery, Londres, Inglaterra.
  • The Brotherhood, Kunstbunker, Nuremberg, Alemanha.
  • The Krautcho Club/In and Out of Place, 176 Gallery, Londres, Inglaterra.
  • Forgotten Bar Project, Galerie im Regierungsviertel, Berlim, Alemanha.
  • 2007

  • Luke Gottelier, Kate Macgarry, London. Collaboration with Luke Gottelier and Tom McCarthy on ‘Jungle Shelf’.
  • Still Life, Still: Contemporary Variations, T1+2 Gallery, Londres, Inglaterra.
  • 2006

  • Metropolis Rise: New Art from London. Touring exhibition. Shanghai and Dashanzi International Art Festival (DIAF) Beijing, China.
  • ‘Norberg-Vastmanland-Bergslagen-Sweden-Scaninavia-27 July 2006 At Lunchtime’ Suécia.
  • 60th Anniversary Exhibition, Gimpel Fils, Londres, Inglaterra.
  • V22: Collection, New Acquisitions, V22, Londres, Inglaterra.
  • Hotspots, Kunst Der Gegenwart, Austria.
  • Our Marvellous Ambition, Vilma Gold, Londres, Inglaterra.
  • Mongrel, Gone Tomorrow Gallery, Londres, Inglaterra.
  • Scenery Presents: Picnic Area (Dumb interior), Room, Bristol, Inglaterra.
  • 2005

  • Showcase, South London Gallery, London and Talbolt Rice Gallery, Edinburgh, Escócia.
  • The Hardest Thing to Draw is a Kiss, The Gallery at Wimbledon School of Art, Wimbledon, Inglaterra.
  • Be Ready, Heart, for Parting, New Endeavour, Great Eastern Hotel, Londres, Inglaterra.
  • Think and Wonder, Museum of Childhood, Londres, Inglaterra.
  • Drawing Two Hundred. Drawing Room. Londres, Inglaterra.
  • 2004

  • Nocturnal Emissions, The Groninger Museum, Groninger, Holanda.
  • Shapeshifters, M-PROJECT, Paris, França.
  • Death and Magic, Keith Talent Gallery, Londres, Inglaterra.
  • Fluxo De Arte, Belem Museum of Modern Art, Belem, Brasil.
  • Galleon and Other Stories, The Saatchi Gallery, Londres, Inglaterra.
  • New Blood, The Saatchi Gallery, Londres, Inglaterra.
  • Tonight, Studio Voltaire, Londres, Inglaterra.
  • Moon Absinthe, Rotterdam, Holanda.
  • Collage, Bloomberg Space, Londres, Inglaterra.
  • Universal Outstretch, Flaca, Londres, Inglaterra.
  • 2003

  • Strange Messengers, The Breeder, Atenas, Grécia.
  • The Lost Collection of An Invisible Man, The Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle, Inglaterra.
  • 2002

  • The Necessary Enemy, Bart Wells Institute, Londres, Inglaterra.
  • 2001

  • OPEN PLAN P3–The Marathon, Alphadelta Gallery & Artio Gallery, Atenas, Grécia.
  • Tirana Biennale, Albania, UK Section.
  • Sages, Scientists and Madmen, One in the Other, Londres, Inglaterra.
  • Just History, Tal Esther Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel.
  • Hemorrhaging of States, Tent, Rotterdam, Holanda.
  • Beck’s Futures 2, (touring exhibition), Institute of Contemporary Art, Londres, Inglaterra.
  • The Fruitmarket, Edinburgh & Sothebys, New York, EUA.
  • City Racing 1988-98: A Partial Account, Institute of Contemporary Art, Londres, Inglaterra.
  • 2000

  • Brian Griffiths and Kenji Yanobe, Barbican Centre, Londres, Inglaterra.
  • We Live A Life Of Endless Pleasure, with David Thorpe, Film Club, Glasgow, Escócia.
  • Include me out, Unit 6 Provost Street, Londres, Inglaterra.
  • Heart and Soul, Sandoni Rey, Los Angeles, EUA.
  • London Orphan Asylum, Mostra D’Arte Contemporanea, Milan, Itália.
  • Don’t Worry, Chelsea & Westminster Hospital, Londres, Inglaterra.
  • These Epic Islands, Vilma Gold, Londres, Inglaterra.
  • 1999

  • Nice To Meet You, Kunstbunker, Nuremberg, Alemanha.
  • Heart & Soul, Long Lane, Londres, Inglaterra.
  • The Manchurian Candidate, Ciara Ennis and David Goldenberg, Londres, Inglaterra.
  • Neurotic Realism (Part 1), The Saatchi Gallery, Londres, Inglaterra.
  • 1998

  • Cluster Bomb, Morrison Judd Gallery, Londres, Inglaterra.
  • Kling Klang, Frigate HMS Plymouth in association with The Tate Gallery Liverpool, Liverpool, Inglaterra.
  • East International, Norwich School of Art, Norwich, Inglaterra.
  • Ultra Gnost, Sali Gia Gallery, Londres, Inglaterra.
  • Project V – “The Future is for the Young”, Galleri Axel Morner, Estocolmo, Suécia.
  • Hey, You Never Know, Kenny Schachter, New York, EUA.
  • 1997

  • New Contemporaries 97, Cornerhouse, Manchester; Camden Arts Centre, Londres; CCA, Glasgow. Seleção de Hans Ulrich Orbrist, Gillian Wearing e Sarat Maharaj.
  • Show 47, City Racing, Londres, Inglaterra.
  • Gonzo, Bethnal Green old Police Station, Londres, Inglaterra.
  • Transmat, One in the Other, Londres, Inglaterra.
  • Group Show, Deutsch Britische Freundschaft, Londres, Inglaterra.
  • Transatlantic, Incubator, London & Konstakuten, Estocolmo, Suécia.
  • Cardboard Box and Tape, Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art, Sunderland, curadoria de Kirsty Ogg.
  • Low Maintenance, Hales Gallery, Londres, Inglaterra.
  • Debonair Goofers, Conductors Hallway, Londres, Inglaterra.
  • Life/Live, Musee d’art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris, França.
  • 1996

  • The Dean Street Garage Sale, Soho, Londres, curadoria de Paul Morrison.
  • Angels, Standpoint Gallery. Shoreditch, Londres, Inglaterra.

Coleções Públicas


    JUMEX Collection. Mexico Cidade do México, México.

    MUSAC. Leon, Espanha.

    MAMM. Medellin, Colombia.

    BBVA Collection. Bogotá, Colombia.



  • Rude Britannia: British Comic Art. Tate Publishing.
  • 2009

  • Bert Wells Institue. Dent-De-Leone.
  • Mono. Issue 1. Curadoria de by Steve Bishop.
  • Magic Show. Hayward Publishing.
  • 2008

  • The Arrival: Brian Griffiths & Matthew Draper, Royal Academy Gallery Schools Publication.
  • 2007

  • Platform for Art: Art on the Underground, Black Dog Publishing.
  • 2006

  • Hotspots, Exhibition Catalogue, Kunst Der Gegenwart, Austria.
  • ‘Norgerg-Vastmanland-Bergslagen-Sweden-Scaninavia-27 July 2006 At Lunchtime’.
  • Publication for residency culminating in works cited in and around Norberg, Suécia.
  • 2005

  • Showcase, Contemporary Art Society Acquisitions.
  • The Hardest Thing to Draw is a Kiss, The Gallery at Wimbledon School of Art.
  • 2004

  • Brian Griffiths: Beneath the Stride of Giants, Camden Arts Centre publication, Londres.
  • 2002

  • Brian Griffiths & Alexandre De Cunha. Catálogo, Galeria Luisa Strina, Brasil.
  • 2001

  • Open Plan P3 – The Marathon. Catálogo.
  • Beck’s Futures 2, Catálogo, ICA, Londres.
  • City Racing: The Life and Times of an Artist-Run Gallery.
  • 2000

  • Don’t Worry, Catalogue for commissioned works for Chelsea and Westminster Hospital.
  • Young British Art: The Saatchi Decade, The Saatchi Gallery, Londres.
  • 1999

  • New Neurotic Realism, The Saatchi Gallery, Londres.
  • 1998

  • East International, Catálogo.
  • Connected, Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art.
  • 1997

  • New Contemporaries, Catálogo.



  • The Invisible Show (An Epilogue)
  • Lançamento do Livro


  • My Beloved Traitor [Meu Amado Traidor]


  • Alexandre da Cunha e Brian Griffiths
  • Image Drum. Notícia, 27 Março — 10 Maio 2019 Londres, GB.
  • On Paper, from the Arts Council Collection. 23 Março — 18 Maio 2019 Devon, GB.
  • So he pulled the right levers and you did the asking. 09 Outubro — 14 Dezembro 2017 Hull, GB.
  • I Want! I Want!: Art & Technology. 01 Abril — 01 Outubro 2017 Birmingham, GB.
  • Carnival Glass. 04 Dezembro 2015 — 23 Janeiro 2016 Londres, GB.
  • BILL MURRAY: a story of distance, size and sincerity. Sexta 20 Novembro 2015 Gateshead, GB.
  • Panda Sex. 01 Novembro 2014 — 31 Janeiro 2015 Atenas, GR.
  • Nuit Américaine Day-For-Night. Notícia, 12 — 28 Setembro 2014 Bruxelas, BE.
  • BP Walk through British Art. Notícia, Londres, GB.
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