Galleria Franco Noero

10154, TORINO

Simon Starling



Born in 1967 in Epsom, United Kingdom

Lives and works in Copenhagen, Denmark



1990-1992 MFA Glasgow School of Art

1987-1990 BA (Hons) Photography Nottingham Polytechnic

1986-87 Maidstone College of Art




Turner Prize, Tate Britain, London, United Kingdom


Nominee for The Hugo Boss Prize, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, USA


Blinky Palermo Prize, Galerie Fur Zeitgenossiche Kunst, Leipzig, Germany

Henry Moore Sculpture Fellowship, Duncan and Jordanstone College of Art, Dundee, United Kingdom

Paul Hamlyn Foundation Award for Artists, London, United Kingdom




‘A-A’, B-B’’, Galleria Franco Noero, Turin, Italy
‘A-A’, B-B’’, The Modern Institute, Glasgow, United Kingdom

‘Catherine, Masahiko, Rex and the Others’, Le Plateau, Paris, France

‘Video of the Month’, Hessisches Landesmuseum , Darmstadt, Germany


‘General Rehearsal’, Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Moscow
Kanal-Centre Pompidou, Brussels, Belgium

‘Thrill of Heights’, OK Offenes Kulturhaus, Linz, Austria

‘5x5x5 Programme’, Manifesta 12, Palermo, Italy

‘Double Take’, Last Tango, Zurich, Switzerland

‘Parcours’, Museum der Kulturen, Basel (As part of Art Basel 2018), Switzerland


‘Stitched, Stretched, Cut, Carved, etc.’, neugerriemschneider, Berlin, Germany

‘The Liminal Trio plays the Golden Door’, Casey Kaplan, New York, USA

‘Contemporary Art in Hospitals’, KØS, Køge, Denmark

‘A Synchronology: the contemporary and other times’, Hunterian Art Gallery, Glasgow, United Kingdom

‘A l’ombre du pin tordu’, Musée Régional d’Art Contemporain Occitanie / Pyrénées-Méditerranée – Sérignan, France


‘Simon Starling: Collected Works’, Rennie Collection, Vancouver, Canada

‘Simon Starling: At Twilight’, Japan Society, New York, USA

‘At Twilight’, The Common Guild, Glasgow, United Kingdom

‘Red, Green, Blue, Loom Music’, Galleria Franco Noero, Turin, Italy

‘Zum Brunnen’, Kunstmuseum St. Gallen, St. Gallen, Switzerland

‘Simon Starling’, Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham, United Kingdom

‘Simon Starling’, Backlit, Nottingham, United Kingdom


‘Nine Feet Later’, The Modern Institute, Glasgow, United Kingdom

‘Kunstpark’, Ordrupgaard, Charlottenlund, Denmark

‘Metamorphology’, MAC Montréal, Canada

‘Bowls, Plates’, Casa Luis Barragán, Mexico City, Mexico

‘El Eco’ (In collaboration with Pilar Pellicer and Yasuo Miichi), Museo Experimental el Eco, Mexico City, Mexico




‘Moment.Monument. Aspects of Contemporary Sculpture’, Kunst Museum Winterthur, Winterthur, Switzerland


‘out of order part 1’, Sammlung Haubrok, Berlin, Germany
‘The TURNER’, The Royal Glasgow Institute of Fine Arts, Glasgow, United Kingdom
‘The Seventh Continent’, 16th Istanbul Biennial, Istanbul, Turkey
‘MASK in Present-Day Art’, Aargauer Kunsthaus, Aarau, Switzerland

‘Viagem ao Princípio: Ida e Volta. 30 anos da Coleção de Serralves’, Serralves Museum, Porto, Portugal
‘Video of the Month’, Hessisches Landesmuseum, Darmstadt, Germany

‘Thrill of Heights’, OK Offenes Kulturhaus, Linz, Austria
’In The Hotseat’, KMAC Museum, Louisville, USA


’Dig Drill Dump Fill Push Pull Empty Full’, Kunsthaus Langenthal, Langenthal, Switzerland


‘General Rehearsal’, Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Moscow & V-A-C 

Foundation, Russia   

‘Proregress. Art in an Age of Historical Ambivalence’, 12th Shanghai Biennale, Shanghai, China

‘Thrill of Heighs’, OK Offenes Kulturhaus, Linz, Austria

‘Ecologies of Landscape’, Barbara Edwards Contemporary, Toronto, Canada
‘Double Take’, Last Tango, Zurich, Switzerland

‘Thrill of Heights’, OK Offenes Kulturhaus, Linz, Austria

‘Den Frie Udstilling 2018’, Den Frie Centre of Contemporary Art, Copenhagen, Denmark

‘Groundwork’, Goonhilly Earth Station, Cornwall, United Kingdom

‘n.c.n.d.n.t.’, neugerriemschneider, Berlin, Germany

‘Chair, Chair, Chair, Lamp, Table, Bed, Sofa’ – Furniture by Artists, David Risley Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark

‘Darbyshire, Gander, Pica, Starling’, Hayward Gallery – HENI Project Space Southbank Centre, London, United Kingdom

‘Artists who make music Musicians who make art’, Queens Park Railway Club, Glasgow, United Kingdom

‘Den Frie Udstilling 2018’, Den Frie, Copenhagen, Denmark

‘Groundwork’, Goonhilly Earth Station, Cornwall, United Kingdom


‘While I was also listening to David, Eleanor, Mariana, Genk, David, Jean, Mark, Daphne, Pierre, Shima, Simon, Zin, Christian and Virginie’, LA CRIÉE – Centre d’Art Contemporain, Rennes, France

‘L’emozione dei COLORI nell’arte’, Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Turin, Italy

‘Cosmic Spring’, Centre Pompidou Metz, Metz, France

‘Les objets domestiquent’, FRAC Nord-Pas-de-Calais, Dunkerque, France

‘Alors que j’écoutais moi aussi…’, La Criée centre d’art contemporain, Renne, France

‘Like a Moth to a Flame’, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin, Italy

‘A Synchronology: The Contemporary and Other Times’, Hunterian Art Gallery, Glasgow, Scotland

Contemporary Art in Hospitals’, KØS, Køge, Denmark

‘little lower layer’, MCA, Chicago, USA

‘The Garden – End of Times, Beginning of Times. The Present and The Future’, Aaros Triennial, Aarhus, Denmark


‘The Liquid Mountain’, Museum Valkhof, Nijmegen, The Netherlands

‘L’esprit du Bauhaus’, Musée des arts décoratifs, Paris, France

‘The Sun Placed in the Abyss’, Columbus Museum, USA

‘Das Loch’, Künstlerhaus Bremen, Bremen, Germany

‘Plant Culture’, Attenborough Arts Centre, Leicester, United Kingdom

‘As with all bright constellations’, Lothringer 13 Halle, Munich, Germany

‘The Scottish Endarkenment’, Dovecot Gallery, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

‘Radical Seafaring’, Parrish Art Museum, New York, USA

‘Reset Modernity!’, ZMK, Karlsruhe, Germany

‘Surrogates’, Griffin Art Projects, North Vancouver, Canada

‘Légende’, FRAC Franche-Comté, Besançon, France

‘La Camera. Sulla Materialità della fotografia’, Palazzo de’Toschi, Bologna, Italy

‘Habile beauté – L’Art comme processus’, Frac Occitanie, Montpellier, France


Collected by Thea Westreich Wagner and Ethan Wagner’, The Whitney, New York, USA

‘Camera of Wonders’, Centro de la Imagen, Mexico City, Mexico (travelling to Museo de arte modern Medellín and Casa França-Brasil 2016/2017)

‘A story within a story…’, Göteborg International Biennial for Contemporary Art, Gothenburg, Sweden

‘Making It’, The Space, Sevenoaks, United Kingdom

‘RAY 2015 Fotografieprojekte – Imagine Reality’, MMK, Museum für moderne Kunst, Frankfurt, Germany

‘Station to Station’, Barbican, London, United Kingdom

‘Eppur si muove – Art and technic, a shared space’, Mudam, Luxembourg City, Luxembourg

‘Tesla’, VITRARIA Glass Museum, Venice, Italy

‘Traces and Remains: Inquiries into the Present’, The Coppel Collection, Mexico City, Mexico (travelling to Hospicio Cabañas, Guadalajara; Museo Amparo, Puebla; Antiguo Colegio de San Ildefonso, Mexico City)

‘Re-Corbusier, Maison La Roche – Foundation Le Corbusier, Paris, France

‘MetaModern’, Krannert Art Museum, USA (travelling to Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Palm Springs Museum of Art, Cincinnati Art Museum, Orlando Museum of Art and DeVos Museum in Michigan)



Aarhus Kunstmseum, Denmark

Akzo Nobel Art Foundation, Arnhem, The Netherlands

Astrup Fearnley Collection, Museet for Moderne Kunst, Oslo, Norway

Arts Council of Great Britain

British Council Collection, United Kingdom

Caldic Collection, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Castello di Rivoli, Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Rivoli, Italy

Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin, Italy

Fons National d’Art Contemporain, Paris, France

FRAC Languedoc – Roussillon, Montpellier, France

FRAC Nord-Pas de Calais, France

FRAC des Pays de la Loire, France

Gallery of Modern Art, Glasglow, United Kingdom

GAM, Galleria d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Turin, Italy

Harvard University Art Museum, Cambridge, USA

Henry Moore Foundation, United Kingdom

KIASMA, Helsinki, Finland

Kroller Muller Museum, The Netherlands

Kunst Museum, Basel, Switzerland

Länsmuseet Gävleborg, Gävle, Sweden

Magasin 3 Konsthall, Stockholm, Sweden

Malmö Konstmuseum, Malmö, Sweden

Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Switzerland

Museo Tamayo, Mexico City, Mexico

Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, USA

Norrköpings Konstmuseum, Norrköpings, Sweden

Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, USA

SFMOMA, San Francisco, USA

Skövde Konstmuseum, Sweden

Statens Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen, Denmark

Scottish Arts Council, United Kingdom

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, USA

TATE Modern, London, United Kingdom

Västeras Konstmuseum, Västeras, Sweden

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Selected Works