Lucy Skaer: Day Division

Press release

GRIMM is pleased to present a solo exhibition of new and recent works by the British artist Lucy Skaer. This is the Glasgow and London-based artist’s fourth solo presentation with GRIMM. The exhibition will inaugurate the gallery’s new London location at 2 Bourdon Street, opening from September 14 and on view until October 29.

Lucy Skaer (b. 1975 in Cambridge, UK) lives and works in London (UK ) and Glasgow (UK). She graduated from the Glasgow School of Art with Bachelor’s degree in Fine Art in 1997. In 2009, Skaer was a Turner Prize finalist, and in 2007 she represented Scotland at the 52nd Venice Biennale. She was a resident at the Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA (US) in 2016 and at the Emily Carr University of Art and Design in Vancouver (CA) in 2015. 

Her recent solo exhibitions include: Rural Works, GRIMM, Amsterdam (NL); Forest on Fire, Bloomberg SPACE, London (UK); Future Sun, S.M.A.K., Ghent (BE); Day Divider, Meessen De Clerq, Brussels (BE); Heavy Weather, with works by Carol Rhodes & Hanneline Visnes, GRIMM, Amsterdam (NL); The Green Man, Talbot Rice Gallery, Edinburgh (UK); Sentiment, Peter Freeman Inc., New York, NY (US); Available Fonts, Kunsthalle, Salzburg (AT); La Chasse, Kunstverein, Salzburg (AT); Available Fonts, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin (DE); Una Casa Más Pequeña (The Smaller House), Museo Tamayo, Mexico City (MX); La Chasse, Musée, Régional d’Art Contemporain, Serignan (FR); Past Shows, GRIMM, Amsterdam (NL); Leonora, Sidney Cooper Gallery, Canterbury (UK); One Remove, Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam (NL); Sticks & Stones, Murray Guy, New York, NY (US); and Random House, Peter Freeman, New York, NY (US). 

Lucy Skaer’s work is inclused in the collections of Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris (FR); THE EKARD COLLECTION; FRAC, Marseille (FR); Glasgow Women’s Library, Glasgow (UK); Government Art Collection, British Consulate General, New York (US); Musée Régional d’Art Contemporain Occitanie / Pyrénées-Méditerranée, Sérignan (FR); Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY (US); S.M.A.K., Ghent (BE); Tate, London (UK); The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY (US); UBS Art Collection, Zürich (CH) and many private collections.