Tania Kovats is contactable through asprey jacques 020 7287 7675
Born 1966
Lives and works in London.
1988-90 M.A. Royal College of Art, London
1985-88 B.A. Newcastle Polytechnic, Newcastle -upon-Tyne (Great Britain)

Solo Exhibitions

2001 Schist, asprey jacques, London
1999 New Art Centre, Sculpture Park and Gallery, Salisbury (Great Britain)
1998 asprey jacques Contemporary Art Exhibitions, London
Galleria Marabini, Bologna (Italy)
1997 'Erosion' (with Carlo Guaita), British School at Rome
1995 Laure Genillard Gallery, London
1994 Philippe Rizzo Gallery, Paris Staten Galerie, Den Haag (Netherlands)
1993 Laure Genillard Gallery, London
1992 Lokaal 01, Breda (Netherlands)
1991 Riverside Studios, London
Group Exhibitions
2001 Landscape, British Council touring exhibition curated by Ann Gallagher; Centro Cultural del Conde Duque, Madrid, Spain; Sofia
Municipal Gallery of Art, Bulgaria; Museu de Arte Contemporanea de Niteroi, Rio de Janeiro and Museu de Arte de Sao Paulo, Brazil
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)
Close Encounters of the Art Kind, Victoria and Albert Museum, London At Sea, Tate Liverpool
Unseen Landscapes. Artist and Wilderness, The Lowry, Salford, UK
2000 Explorations of the Environment: Landscape Redefined, Barbara Gillman Gallery, Miami
Lemon Tree Hill, asprey jacques London
real places?, Westfälischer Kunsterverin, Münster, curated by
Andrew Cross and Suzanne Gaenscheimer
Landscape, British Council Touring Exhibition curated by
Ann Gallagher, ACC Galerie, Wiemar; Union of Artists, Moscow;
Peter + Paul Fortress, St. Petersberg; Museum of Modern Art, Rome; Centro Cultural Del Conde Duque, Madrid; Espace Electra, Paris
'Lost', IKON Gallery, curated by Tania Kovats, Birmingham
1999 'Officina Europa', Bologna, curated by Renato Barilli
'Shopping', F.A.T. Production, Carnaby Street, London
'The Poster Show' Gavin Brown's Enterprise, New York
'Cognitive Landscapes', Dorothee De Pauw Galerie, Brussels
1998 'Thinking Aloud', Kettle's Yard, Cambridge touring to Cornerhouse, Manchester and Camden Arts Centre, London
'Il Passato nel Presente', The Tannery, London touring to Turin in 1999
'New Art From Britain', Kunstraum Innsbruck, Austria
1997 'Belladonna', ICA, London 'Pictura Britannica', Museum of Modern Art, Sydney, Australia travelling to Te Papa Museum, New Zealand
1996 'Happy Squirrel Club' Bank, Eindhoven Galerie Ursula Walbrol, Dusseldorf
'Station Transformation', Tel Aviv 'ACE!', Arts Council Touring Exhibition inc. Hayward Gallery, London and Arnolfini Gallery, Bristol (Great Britain)
'Sculptor's Drawings', Newlyn Art Gallery, Penzance (Great Britain)
1995 'Fuori Fase', Viafarini, Milan (with Martin Creed and Gillian Wearing)
'Fetishism', Brighton Museum and Art Gallery, London
'Melange d'Aout', Laure Genillard Gallery, London
'Automne-Herst 95', Staten Galerie, Den Haag (Netherlands)
'Elemental;', Newlyn Art Gallery, Penzance (Great Britain)
1994 'Appearances', Massimo Minini Gallery, Brescia (Italy)
'Drawings', Laure Genillard Gallery, London
'Art Unlimited', CCA, Glasgow (touring)
1993 'Escale-Stopover-Tussenstop', Musee d'Art Moderne, Villneuve d'Ascq (France)
1992 'Discretion', Canary Wharf, London 'Twist', Laure Genillard Gallery, London
1991 'Barclays Young Artist Award', Serpentine Gallery, London
'Salon de Debutanten', Slagharen (Netherlands) '1001', Lokaal 01, Breda (Netherlands)
Publc Art Works
2000 'Sitooteries' Belsey Hall, Northumberland, English Heritage (forthcoming)
1999 'Contour', in 'Secret Gardens - A series of works in gardens and the landscape', Salisbury
1998 'Viewpoint' - Ongoing public art commission at Kielder Water, Northumbria (Great Britain)
1996 'Roadworks', F.A.T. Public Art Project, Centrepoint, London
1995 'Garden' commissioned by the Public Art Development Trust, London
Architectural Projects
1998 'Plinth', permanent architectural public art work for IKON Gallery, Birmingham (Great Britain)
1997 Collaboration with landscape architect Peter Etches for landscape scheme for Thornton Research Centre and Science Park
Artist on the design team for a new sustainable primary school, Essex. Architects: Alford Hall Monoghan Mo §rris
1996-97 Artist on the design team for bus station in Walsall (Great Britain)
Architect: Alford Hall Monoghan Morris
1995-97 Artist on the design team for the Ikon Gallery's relocation in Birmingham. Architects: Levitt Bernstein

Civic Trust Award (for outstanding contribution to the quality
and appearance of the environment)
1997 British School at Rome Scholarship
Royal Society of Arts, Art for Architecture Award
1996 Royal Society of Arts, Art for Architecture Award
1991 Barclays Young Artist of the Year Award
Catalogues/ Publications
2001 Unseen Landscapes, published by The Lowry, Salford
Multiplication, exhibition catalogue edited by The British Council, London; essay by Stephen Bury
2000 Landscape, published by The British Council, London

Lost, published by Ikon Gallery, Birmingham; with a preface by Jonathan Watkins, an essay by Irit Rogoff and notes by Tania Kovats
1998 'New Art From Britain', Kunstraum Innsbruck, Austria - essay by Claire Glossop
'Tania Kovats', The British School at Rome, Italy, essay by Augusto Pieroni
1997 'AD Frontiers: Artists and Architects', Architecural Design, London
'P.A.D.T. Publication for the Art in Hospitals Project, essay by Jeremy Millar
'Arcadia Revisited', Black Dog Publishing, essay by Victoria Walsh
1996 'Roadworks', F.A.T. Production, London
1995 'Fetishism:Visualising Power and Desire', The South Bank Centre / Lund Humphries, London
1994 'Art Unlimited, Multiples of the 1960s and 1990s', Arts Council Collection, South Bank Centre, London, essay by Hillary Lane and Andrew Patrizio.
'Elemental', Newlyn Art ¥Gallery, Penzance, interview with Laure Genillard
1993 'Escale-Stopover-Tussenstop', Musee d'Art Moderne, Villneuve d'Ascq Lille, France, essay by Joelle Pijaudier
1992 'Discretion', London, Canary Wharf, Art and Events, essays by David Batchelor and Mary Anne Francis.
1991 'The Missing Text', London: Chance Books, ed. Marysia Lewandowska
'Barclays Young Artist Award 1991', Serpentine Gallery, London
2001 Mark Irving, ëNorthern exposureí, RA Magazine, Summer issue 71
  Rachel Withers, Tania Kovats, ArtForum, Summer 2001
Dan Smith, Tania Kovats, Art Monthly, June
Louisa Buck, Luisa Bucks choice of Contemporary Galleries, The Art Newspaper, June
Richard Cork, Tania Kovats, Play. The Times, 12-18 May
Sarah Kent, Tania Kovats, Time out, 23-30 May
Morgan Falconer, Whats On In London Magazine, 30 May
Thats no ordinary loo in our living room. Thats a Sarah Lucas. The Observer Magazine, 20 May
FAT presents Roadworks: Tania Kovats, Saturday 19 May
Unseen Landscapes, The Guide, The Guardian, 12-18 May
The land strikes back, The Independent on Sunday, 13 May
Charles Darwent; 'Rocky Road to Success', Art Review, July / August
Izi Glover; 'Lost, Ikon Gallery, Birmingham', Frieze
Ian Winterton; 'You! Outside Now!', The North Guide, May, p. 8 & 9
'figleaf', Eden, May / June, p. 14
Dominic Murphy; 'Far-Out Pavilion', Guardian Weekend, 13 May
David Taylor; 'Contemporary pavilions land at Belsay Hall', The Architects' Journal, 4 May, p. 16
Tony Henderson; 'Hall showtime for Sitooteries', The Journal, 3 May
Mary Lockhart; 'Arts & Entertainment', The Scotsman, 2 May
Peter Young; Evening Chronicle, 2 May
Catherine Barnes; 'Where the art of sitooterie transforms the landscape', Sunday Express, (illus.) 30 April
Stephen Anderton; 'Come and sit on my sitooterie', 29 April
Giles Worsley; 'Creativity flowers in a British gardens', The Daily Telegraph, 27 April, p. 29
'Scottish influence to the fore as designers brave world of 'Esitooteries', The Journal, April 26
Alex Farquharson; 'Lost', Art Monthly, April
Jay Merrick; 'Yes, you can sit on them...', The Independent, 24 April
Jeremy Deller; 'Tania Kovats', Artists Newsletter, April
'When art can be a prickley subject..., Echo, 3 April
Jeremy Ackerman; 'Lost: an interview with Tania Kovats', londonart.co.uk, 29 March
Adrian Searle; 'Frantic Assembly', The Guardian
Kate Worsley; 'Far out pavilions', The Independent on Sunday, (illus.),
12 March
'Fragrance of Culture', Noblesse Magazine, March
CK; 'Lost Highway', Tate Magazine, Spring
Nicole Haroutunian; 'Lost Found', Redbrick, March
SS; 'Abandoned In Brum With Giant Genitials', Sleazenation, March
'Lost at Ikon', Citywide, February March
Terry Grimley; 'Lost in this dispiriting line-up', Birmingham Post, February
RC; 'Getting Lost', Guardian Guide, 12 Februery
Simon Webb; 'Art Review Lost', Metro, 21 February
TB; 'Art Ceremonial Burning', Metro, 1 February
1999 'How green is your valley ?', Blueprint, (illus.) June
Gianmarco del Re, 'Tania Kovats at Asprey Jacques', Flash Art, (illus.) March/April
Keith Patrick, 'Tania Kovats and Veronica Ryan', Contemporary Visual Arts, (illus.), issue 22, p.63
1998 David Barrett, 'No Damien, No Gary, No Tracey', Art Monthly, September
Paul Usherwood, 'Park Life', Art Monthly, September
William Feaver, 'Nice sculptures, but just look at those telegraph poles' The Observer Review, Sunday September 6
Jonathan Glancey, 'Great glass elevator', The Guardian, 16 March
1997 Greg Hilty, 'Art for Architecture', RSA journal, vol CXVL N0.5476, January/ February
Jenny Walwin, 'Art in Public', Artist's Newsletter, March
1996 Simon Morrissey, 'Design for the Cultural Sector', Architect's Journal, October
1995 Emmanuela De Cecco, 'Fuori Fase', Flash Art (Italian) No. 191
'Il Disagio Metropolitano', L'Arca 91, March
William Feaver, 'Obscure Objects of Desire', The Observer, 14
May Robin Dutt, 'What's Your Fetish?', Attitude, April
James Hall, 'Tania Kovats', The Guardian Guide, 1 July
Sarah Kent, 'Tania Kovats', Time Out, 12-19 July
Libby Anson, 'Profile: Virgin Territory', Art Monthly, No. 190
Nadine Gayet-Descendre, 'Ui Fait La Scene Anglais? Beaux-Arts, No. 138
Juan Cruz, 'Elemental', Art Monthly, No.192
Fiona Murphy, Minumental Art, Monumental Rubbish? The Guardian Weekend, 13 January
1994 Sarah Kent, 'Drawings', Time Out, 25 May - 1June
Catherine Milner, 'Ping- Pong Art For Around £700', Sunday Telegraph, 27 November
Damian Thompson, 'Offensive Madonna Sculpture Withdrawn', Daily Telegraph 13 December
1993 Feaver, William. 'No Paint Please We're Artists, The Observer, 31 Jan
David Lillington, 'Tania Kovats', Time Out, 3-10 February
James Roberts, 'Tania Kovats', Frieze, Issue 9
Sachiko Tamashige, 'Tania Kovats', Nikkei Art, No.5
William Jeffett, 'Tania Kovats', Artefactum, Vol 10, No.4
1992 Caryn Faure Walker, 'Discretion', Time Out, 8 - 15 April
William Feaver, 'Maid Eternal (Discretion)' The Observer, 19 April
David Batchelor, Under the Canary, Frieze, Issue 5
1991 Sarah Kent, 'Tania Kovats', Time Out, July
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