Catherine Yass is contactable through asprey jacques 020 7287 7675
Born 1963
Lives and works in London.
1988-90 Goldsmiths College, London (MA degree)
1986-87 Boise travelling scholarship
1984-85 Hochschule der Kunst, Berlin
1982-86 Slade School of Art (BA degree)

Solo Exhibitions

2002 asprey jacques, London
  Cinema India: The Art of Bollywood, Victoria & Albert Museum, London
2001 'Star', British Council exhibition touring to Jaipur, Mumbai, Chennai and Calcutta
  Jerwood Gallery, London
2000 New Art Gallery, Walsall
  'Synagogue', (Art in Sacred Spaces), The Congregation of Jacob, London
  i 8 Gallery, Reykjavik
1999 British Council Exhibition Space, Prague
  'Baths' at The Pool, Central Club Hotel, London
  Project Space, Galerie Wang, Oslo
1998 UGaleria dels Angels, Barcelona
  'Baths', Sabine Schmidt, Cologne
  'Invisible City', Mizuma Gallery, Tokyo
1997 'Graves', Portfolio Gallery, Edinburgh
1996 'Stall', Laure Genillard Gallery, London
  'Steel', Ffoto Gallery, Cardiff, Wales
  'Stage', Cell Space, Barbican Centre, London
1995 'Spectators', Aspex Gallery, Portsmouth
1994 'Chair', Viewpoint Photography Gallery, Salford
  'Guy's Cliffe', Herber Percy Gallery, Warwickshire
1992 Laure Genillard Gallery, London
1991 The Tavistock Centre for Psychotherapy, London
Selected Group Exhibitions
Glass Box Project: Catherine Yass, ARTLAB 16 at Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medecine
  Wetterling Gallery, Sweden
  SHINE, St. Pancras Chambers, London (forthcoming)

'Multiplication: Artistsí Multiples, Artists Multiplied', touring exhibition organised by The British Council commencing at the National Museum of Art, Bucharest;Muzeul de Arta, Brazov; Muzeul Brukenthal, Sibu (Romania)
  'Double Agent. Catherine Yass', Sir William Dunn School of Pathology, Oxford
  'Read Only Memory', Mead Gallery, Warwick Arts Centre
  'No World Without You. Reflections of Identity in New British Art', Herzliya Museum, Tel Aviv
  'The gallery: UNCOVERED', University of Essex
  10th Indian Triennale, Dehli
2000 Eat, Fuck, Die, Platform, London
  Light x 8, The Jewish Museum, New York
  Explorations of the Environment: Landscape Redefined, Barbara Gillman Gallery, Miami
1999 National Gallery of Art, Tirana
  'This Other World of Ours', curated by Francesca Piovano, Gianmarco del Re Art Media Centre "TV Gallery" Moscow
  'Officina Europa', Bologna, curated by Renato Barilli (forthcoming) Glen Dimplex Award, Dublin
  'Prime', Dundee Contemporary Arts, Dundee, Scotland
1998 'Performing Buildings', Tate Gallery, Bankside, London
  'Modern British Art', Tate Gallery, Liverpool
  'New Art From Britain', Kunstraum, Innsbruck (Austria)
  'Screen', Anne Faggionato Gallery, London
  'London Screen', Edicions T Galleria d'Art, Barcelona
1997 'Dimensions Variable: Works from the British Council Collection', (European touring exhibition)
  'Light', Richard Salmon Gallery, London
'Citibank Photography Prize', RCA, London
'False Impressions', British School, Rome
'Six Unrelated Projects', The Tannery, London
  'Urban Legends', Kunsthalle Baden Baden, Germany Green on Red Gallery, Dublin
  'Pictura Britannica', Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney Australia
  'Private Face/Urban Space', The Gasworks, Athens
1996 'Inner London', Delfina Gallery, London
  'ACE Arts Council New Purchases', Hayward Gallery touring throughout U.K.
  'Private View', Bowes Museum, Darlington zburg
  'Manifesta 1', Rotterdam Holland
  'Inside Bankside', South London Gallery, London
  'Join the Dots', Galerie 5020, Salzburg
1995 'Institute of Cultural Anxiety', ICA, London
  'British Art Show', Manchester (various sites around the city)
  'Gang Warfare', Independent Art Space, London
  'Care and Control Rear Window', Hackney Hospital, London
  'Melange d'Aout', Laure Genillard Gallery, London
  'Whistling Women', Royal Festival Hall, London
  'Open House', Kettle's Yard, Cambridge
1994 'Whitechapel Open', Whitechapel Gallery, London n
  'Miniatures', The Agency, London
  Martina Detterer Gallery, Frankfurt
1993 'Inner Side', Architectural Association, London
  'Vox Pop', Laure Genillard Gallery, London
1992 'Discretion', Canary Wharf, London
  'Brit Art', Kunsthaus Glarus, Switzerland
  'Exhibit A', Serpentine Gallery, London
1991 'Sign of the Times', Camerawork, London
  'Brit Art 1', Galerie Senger, Zurich
  'The Clove Building', Butler's Wharf, London
1990 'Countdown', Chisenhale Gallery, London
  'Post-Morality', Cambridge Darkroom, Cambridge
1989 'Suppose It's True After All?', Crypt Gallery, London
1985 Ackerstrasse Gallery, Berlin
1984 'New Contemporaries', ICA, London
Commissions & Awards
2000 SciçArt, The Wellcome Trust, London
1999 Glen Dimplex Award, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin
Public Collections
  Arts Council of England
  Biblioteca Albertina, Leipzig
  The British Council Collection, London
  Delfina Entrecanales, London
  Dundee City Council, Dundee
  Government Art Collection, London
  The Jewish Museum, New York
  Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle
  National Museum and Galleries of Wales, Cardiff
  New Art Gallery, Wallsall
  Public Art Development Trust, London
  Royal Mail, London
  Royal Pump Rooms, Royal Leamington Spa
  Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh
  Tate, London
2002 Helen Sumptror, Big Issue

2001 Jean Wainwright, Catherine Yass. Seeing Stars, Portfolio, vol 34, December
  Catherine Yass, ZOO, December, pp. 208-209
  Andrew Mead, Seeking synergy, Architects Journal, November
  Oxford artists study science, Blueprint, November
  Justin Mullins, Inspired by science, Oxford Today, Trinity Issue, vol 13
  Tim Radford, A meeting of minds, The Guardian, October 11
  Gary Burd, Art school. Science and art collide, The Biochemist, October, vol 23
  Jean Wainwright, High (Art) Light, PLUK, Summer
  Jessica Lack, Light source, tate magazine, Spring
  Chiara Zampetti; Catherine Yass Jerwood Gallery London, Tema Celeste, March April, no. 84
  Claire Bishop, Playing tricks with time, Evening Standard, 7 February
  Richard Cork; The only way is up... maybe, The Times, 7 February
  Mark Currah; Time Out, 31 January 7 February
  Eyestorm gallery round up,, 25 January
  Eastend & South London, The Art Magazine Wolgan Misool, January
  Richard Cork, Best London Exhibitions The Times, 20 January
  Lara Grieve, Layers of Light,, 17 January
  Fiona Morrow, Metro, ART Catherine Yass, Wednesday, 17 January
  Paul Clark, Going Out, Evening Standard, 16 January
  Helen Sumpter, Galleries Choice, Hot Tickets, 12 18 January
  Space, The Guardian, 11 January
2000 John Voos, The Independent, Wednesday 13 December (illus)
  Michael Walter, The Guardian, Wednesday 13 December (illus)
  Nigel Reynolds, Tates traditional Christmas tree is bolt from the blue, Daily Telegraph, Wednesday 13 December (illus)
  Nupur Mahajan, British photographer to capture Bollywood, Bombay Times, The Times of India, 16 November
  Abhljit Majumder, Shooting Stars, empty theatres with the flash gun, The Sunday Times of India, 12 November
  The Camera can be inhuman and controlling, The Free Press Journal, Mumbai, 12 November
  Celia Lyttleton, Now Tracey can be seen in church, Evening Standard, 31 May
  Jonathon Jones, Let there be light..., The Guardian, 30 May
  Julia Weiner, Judaism in Focus, Jewish Chronicle, 26 May
  Gilda Williams, Konfrontace, The Czech Centre London, Time Out, no.1549
  Mark Godfrey, A View From Above, The Jewish Quarterly, Spring, no. 177
  Fókus, Iceland, 7 13 April
  Frída Björk Ingvarsdóttir, Lesbók Morgunbladsins, 8 April
  Karel Císar, Modré Svetto / Blue Light, Umelec, Contemporary Art and Culture
  Charles Darwent, Window-shopping, New Statesman, 13 March, pp. 4346
1999 Markéta Uhlirova, V odhadu se lepsím, Detail, August
  Jason Oddy, Focus on a double life, The Independent, 30 July
  Interview with Catherine Yass, Detail, August
  Mark Gisbourne, From Domestic Bliss to Dereliction Chic, Contemporary Visual Arts, (illus.), issue 24, pp. 3035
  Cherry Smyth, Glen Dimplex Award, Art Monthly, July / August, no. 228
  Ciaran Carty, Glen Dimplex Awards 99, The Sunday Tribune, 18 July
  Edward Power, Oh, so smart is modern art..., The Irish Times, 17 July
  Aidan Dunne, Glen Dimplex Award, The Irish Times, 15 July
  Good conversation is an art in itself, The Evening Herald, 15 July
  Aidan Dunne, Make-their-minds-up time, The Irish Times, 14 July
  Aidan Dunne, Glen Dimplex Award, The Irish Times, 7 January
  Prime, Dundee Contemporary Arts, Contemporary Visual Arts, (illus.),issue 22, p. 88
  Richard Ingleby, The realisation of dreams, Tate Magazine, Spring, issue 17
  Brave Art for Scotland, Blueprint, March
  Sarah Kent, Catherine Yass: The Pool, Time Out, 17 February, #1487
  Jonathan Jones, Unmoving Pictures, Observer, 14 February
  Simon Grant, Exhibitions: Catherine Yass, Guardian Guide, 30 January
  HotShoe International, March / April, issue no.101, pp.1418 (cover illus.
  James Hall, Catherine Yass, Central Club Hotel, The Independent, 6 February
1998 Roy Exley, Sites of Absence, Contemporary Visual Arts, issue 20, pp. 6268
  Ryuko Tsushin, (illus.), October, no. 423
  Whats New, Brutus, Autumn, vol. 11
  News, Frau, 13 October, no. 174
  Whats New Art & Design, (illus.), Elle Deco, October, no. 38
  Barrieren im Bad, Kölner Stadt Anzeiger, 11 / 12 July, no. 158
  Trend: Junge Leute stehen auf Kunst, Seite Express, 18 June
1997 Robin Muir, Photo finish, Vogue, January
  Ian Gale, Deep, dark vision of mortality, Scotland on Sunday, 9 March
  Duncan Macmillan, Exits to eternity, The Scotsman, 10 March
  Dan Glaister, Labour vows to support artistic talent, The Guardian, 4 February
  Ralph Hughes, catherine yass, Galleries, March
  Melissa Feldmann, Six Projects, Art Monthly, April, no. 205
  Katja Blomberg, Die Wuerde des Lichtschalters, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, 17 June, no. 137, p. 39
  Parveen Adams & David Ward, The Light and the Blue, Portfolio, June
  Angela Levine, Adamis Puzzles, The Jerusalem Post, October
1996 James Hall, The British Art Show 4, Artforum, March
  Sarah Kent, Inner London, Time Out, 13 20 March, no. 1334
  Tania Guha, Catherine Yass, Time Out, 10 17 July
  Tania Guha, Corridors, Portfolio (Catalogue of Contemporary Photography in Britain), no. 21
  Libby Anson, Luscious, Flayed and Brutal, Make, August / September Martin
  Herbert, Catherine Yass, Dazed & Confused, November, no. 25
  Edward Platt, Faces for 96, Big Issue, 4 10 November, no. 206
  David Bate, Korridorer av Catherine Yass, Hyperfoto, no. 2, p. 47
1995 Adrian Searle, Tense? Nervous? It might be art, The Independent, 3 January
  Jane Richards, Tunnel Visions, The Independent, 12 January
  Mark Currah, Catherine Yass, Craig Wood & Alessandra Rossi, 152c Brick Lane, Time Out, 12 19 April
  Adrian Searle, Faces to watch in the art world: Catherine Yass, The Independent, 4 July
  Richard Cork, At Home with the Modern, The Times
  Martin Maloney, Catherine Yass, Flash Art, October, no. 184 James Hall, Through the minds eye, The Guardian, 4 July
  Adrian Dannatt, They buy it, but do they get it?, The Independent , 14 November
  Waldemar Januszczak, Absent Trends, The Sunday Times, 19 November
  John Stathatos, Away from the Pack?: British Art Show 4, Untitled, Winter
  Robert Garnett, The British Art Show 4, Art Monthly, December / January
  Martin Maloney, Glitz and Thrift, Blueprint, December, no. 123
  Nick Hallam, Springfield Hospital Corridors, Art & Design, no. 44
  Dean Hawkes, The juxtaposition of life, art and setting, The Architects Journal, 30 March, p. 30
1994 Simon Grant, Ready for my close up, Art Review, December / January
  Richard Dorment, East End masters of projection, Daily Telegraph, 25 May
1993 Michael Archer, Catherine Yass, Artforum, January
  Althea Greenan, Risky Business, Womans Art, January / February, no. 50
1992 Caryn Faure Walker, Discretion, Time Out, 8-15 April
  William Feaver, Maid Eternal (Discretion), The Observer, 17 May
  James Hall, Art is the loser in a photo-finish, The Guardian, 13 May
  William Feaver, Art (Exhibit A), The Observer, 17 May
  Sarah Kent, Photo copies
  C (Exhibit A), Time Out, 20-27 May
  Michael Archer, Anomie, Art Monthly
  Greg Hilty, On the Brink, Frieze, June-August, issue 5
  David Lillington, Catherine Yass, Time Out, 4-11 November
1991 John Russell Taylor, Conceivably, Theyre Masterpieces, The Times, 16 April
  David Lillington, Ace of Arts, Time Out, 17-24 April
  Andrew Renton, A New Internationalism, Frieze, pilot issue
  Mary Anne Francis, London Summer Round-up, Art Monthly, September
  Ruth Barter, England in Review, Arts Magazine, November, vol. 66, no. 3
1990 Andrew Graham-Dixon Join the Professionals, The Independent, February
Double Agent, pamphlet published by the University of Oxford; edited by Paul Bonaventura, text by Janna Levin
  Multiplication, exhibition catalogue edited by The British Council, London; essay by Stephen Bury

Catherine Yass. Star, published by The British Council for the 10th Indian Biennale; text by Vikram Chandra
2000 Catherine Yass, published by asprey jacques, London; texts by Greg Hilty and Parveen Adams
  Looking at the Overlooked, published by i8 Gallery, Reykjavik; text by Caryn Faure Walker
  Synagogue, pamphlet to accompany Synagogue, (Art in Sacred Spaces), London, 21 May - 11 June; texts by Mark Godfrey and Juliet Steyn
  Cell, published by i8 Gallery, Reykjavik; text by Caryn Faure Walker

Prime, published by Dundee Contemporary Arts, Dundee; text by Andrew NairneOfficina Europa, published by Mazzotta, Milan; text by Renato Barilli
  The Glen Dimplex Artists Award 1999, published by Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin; texts by Brenda Mc Parland and Sarah Glennie
1998 Primavera fotografica, published by Cultura Arts Plastiques, Barcelona; text by Gabriela Salgado
  New Art From Britain, published by the Kunstraum Innsbruck, Austria; text by Richard Cork
  Catherine Yass: Invisible City, pamphlet to accompany the exhibition at Mizuma Art Gallery, Toyko, 4 September 17 October; text by Yumi Umemura
  Feeringbury VIII Cultivated, published by Firstsite in association with Curtain Road Arts, Colchester; texts by Stephen Hepworth, Katherine Wood and Sonia Coode-Adams
  United in Death, published by Cambridge Darkroom, Cambridge, UK
  Officina Europa, published by Gabriele Mazzotta, Milan; texts by Renato Barilli

Private Face Urban Space, published by Hellenic Art Galleries Association, Crete; texts by Katerina Gregos and Henry Meyric Hughes
  The Citibank Private Bank Photography Prize, published by the Citibank, London; texts by Paul Wombell, Tessa Traeger and Richard Cork
  Urbane Legenden, published by the Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden; texts by Margrit Brehm, Birgit Moeckel, and Jochen Poetter
  False Impressions, published by the British School at Rome; text by Alison Jacques
  Strange Days British Contemporary Photography, published by Claudia Gian Ferrari Arte Contemporanea, Milan; text by Gilda Williams
  Documentary Notes, published by the Public Art Development Trust, London; text by Tania Guha
  Surroundings, published by the Museum of Modern Art, Tel Aviv; text byFrancis MacKee
  Urban Space Private Face, published by the Hellenic Art Galleries Association; texts by Katerina Gregos and Henry Meyric Hughes
  Pictura Britannica Art from Britain, published by the Museum of Contemporary Art,Sydney; texts by Bernice Murphy, Patricia Bickers, Stephen Snoddy, John A. Walker, Tony Bennett, Kobena Mercer, David Barrett, Nikos Papastergiadis and Patrick J. Boylan
  Dimensions Variable, Works from the British Council Collection, published by theBritish Council, London

Catherine Yass: Portraits, published by the Aspex Visual Arts Trust in collaborcation with the Laure Genillard, London and the University of Portsmouth; texts byLisa Moran, Valerie Swates, Marc Pimlott and Olivier RichonManifesta 1, published by various sponsors, Rotterdam
1995 Open House, published by Kettles Yard, Cambridge; introductory text byMichael Harris
  The Photographic Image, published by Art & Design; text by Nick Hallam
  The British Art Show 4, published by the South Bank Centre (National TouringExhibitions), London
1992 Discretion, London: Canary Wharf, published by Arts & Events, texts byDavid Batchelor and Mary Anne Francis
  Brit Art, published by Kunsthaus Glarus; texts by Paolo Bianchi and Christopher Bledowski
  Exhibit A, published by the Serpentine Gallery, London; text by Liam Gillick
1990 Swimming Underwater, published by Imagination; texts by Dick Hebdige and Nicholas De Ville
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