• Born 23 November 1969, Goole, East Yorkshire, England
  • Lives and works in London
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  • Art Direction / Design (Past & Current):
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  • EARL BRUTUS (Island Records)
  • i-D MAGAZINE
  • KUNSTVEREIN MUNICH
  • MALCOLM MCLAREN
  • MICHAEL CLARK DANCE COMPANY
  • MORRISSEY (Sanctuary)
  • PET SHOP BOYS (Parlophone)
  • POP-KULTUR (Musicboard Berlin)
  • ROISIN MURPHY (EMI)
  • SLEAZENATION MAGAZINE
  • SUICIDE (Blast First)
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  • Solo / Duo Exhibitions and Projects:
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  • (2015)
  • ANISH AND ANTONY TAKE AFGHANISTAN (illus. by Will Henry), Herald St-Golden Square, London, UK
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  • (2014)
  • TOTEM MOTIF, Bortolami, New York, USA
  • HOW I’D SINK AMERICAN VOGUE, Merchant City Festival, Glasgow, UK
  • DE-REGENERATION, Spacex, Exeter, UK
  • THE FESTIVAL OF STUFF (performance), Berliner Festspiele, Berlin, Germany
  • TOTEM MOTIF, Between Bridges, Berlin, Germany
  • SCOTT KING / DAVID L. HAYLES, TG, Nottingham, UK
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  • (2013)
  • A ROOM FOR NICK, curated by Jonathan Monk and Sonia Rosso, Lira Hotel, Turin, Italy
  • L’ART EST SIMPLEMENT …, permanent installation, facade of FRAC Nord Pas-des-Calais, France
  • A BRIEF HISTORY OF TERROR, Ace Hotel, London, UK
  • THE THUG FROM ACCOUNTS, White Cubicle, The George & Dragon, London, UK
  • A BALLOON FOR AMERICA, Bortolami, New York, USA
  • KURT COBAIN’S LIGHTER, Hotel Salomon de Rothschild, Paris, France
  • YOU’RE MY FAVOURITE ARTIST, Jack Chiles’ 208 Bowery Public Sign Residency, New York, USA
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  • (2012)
  • FINISH THE WORK THAT YOU’VE STARTED, Herald St, London, UK
  • EUROPE: THE FINAL COUNTDOWN, Zabriskie Point, Geneva, Switzerland
  • CRASH! A BETTER BRITAIN, Repositioned, Glasgow, UK
  • TUBULAR BELLS, Au 8 rue saint bon, Paris, France
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  • (2011)
  • SCOTT KING / RICHARD SERRA, The Front Room, Contemporary Arts Museum, St Louis, USA
  • SCOTT KING / MATTHEW DARBYSHIRE, Herald St, London, UK
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  • (2010)
  • TALIBAN, WHITSTABLE, billboard commission, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, UK
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  • (2008)
  • MARXIST DISCO! CANCELLED, Kunstverein Munich, Germany
  • THE TRIAL CONTINUES, Bortolami, New York, USA
  • TEMPORARY EYESORE, Bankside, London, UK (commissioned by the Architecture Foundation)
  • THE PENULTIMATE STRAW, Herald St, London, UK
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  • (2006)
  • OH! PYLON HEAVEN, Galleria Sonia Rosso, Turin, Italy
  • INFORMATION, Bortolami Dayan, New York, USA
  • AND THE PYLONS STRETCHED FOR MILES, Herald St, London, UK
  • SCOTT KING, Frac Nord-Pas de Calais, Dunkirk, France
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  • (2005)
  • ART STATEMENTS, Galleria Sonia Rosso , Art Basel 36, Basel, Switzerland
  • LEE BRILLEAUX MEMORIAL BENCH, White Columns, New York, USA
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  • (2004)
  • SCOTT KING, Miller’s Terrace, London, UK
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  • (2003)
  • SCOTT KING, Galleria Sonia Rosso, Turin, Italy
  • I’M WORRIED ABOUT CLIFF…, Supportico Lopez, Naples, Italy
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  • (2002)
  • SCOTT KING, Magnani, London, UK
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  • (2000)
  • CRASH! THE ROBIN HOOD COMPLEX, Forde, Geneva, Switzerland
  • FLATPLAN, Magnani, London, UK
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  • (1999)
  • CRASH!, billboard, the Westway, London (commissioned by the ICA, UK)
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  • (1998)
  • CRASH! LONDON’S BURNING WITH BOREDOM NOW, billboard commission, Cubitt, London, UK
  • SCOTT KING, Sho Gallery, Shoreditch, London, UK
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  • (1997)
  • CRASH! THE PROBLEM IS YOU, ICA, London, UK
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  • Group Exhibitions:
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  • (2015)
  • MoRE: UNCOMPLETED ARTWORKS, Palazzo Pigorini, Parma, Italy
  • UGO RONDINONE: “I LOVE JOHN GIORNO”, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France
  • STATION TO STATION, curated by Doug Aitken, The Barbican, London, UK
  • BEYOND BORDERS: 5TH BEAUFORT TRIENNIAL, Ostend, Belgium
  • X, curated by Sarah McCrory, Herald St, London, UK
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  • (2014)
  • PANDA SEX, curated by Tom Morton, State of Concept, Athens, Greece
  • REGENERATE ART, Kunstverein Munchen, Munich, Germany
  • ITS NOT VERY NICE THAT: POLITICS IN CONTEMPORARY GRAPHIC DESIGN, The Lighthouse Gallery, Glasgow, UK
  • THIS IS OUR MUSIC, THIS IS OUR ART, David Risley Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • WE FRAGMENT, COLLECT AND NARRATE, Kunstmuseum Thun, CH / Galarie Robespierre, FR / Leopold-Hoesch-Museum Düren, Germany
  • ‘PRINTMAKING BY ECAL’, Musée Jenisch, Vevey, Switzerland
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  • (2013)
  • A JOURNEY THROUGH LONDON SUBCULTURE: 1980S TO NOW, ICA Off-Site/The Old Selfridges Hotel, London, UK & Cultuurcentrum Mechelen, Belgium
  • BIENNALE D’ART CONTEMPORAIN DE SÉLESTAT, curated by Marc Bembekoff and Julien Fronsacq, Sélestat, France
  • COMMERCIAL BREAK, Zona Maco Mexico Arte Contemporaneo, Mexico City, Mexico
  • MERCY MERCI, curated by Christine Messineo and Vladimir Roitfeld, 980 Madison Ave, New York, USA
  • LOVE IN A COLD CLIMATE, S1 Artspace, Sheffield, UK
  • ENGLISH MAGIC / JEREMY DELLER, The British Pavillion, 55th Venice Biennale, Italy
  • SNAP! ALDEBURGH FESTIVAL, Snape Maltings, Suffolk, UK
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  • (2012)
  • DOT.SYSTEMS, Wilhelm-Hack-Museum, Ludwigshafen, Germany
  • SNAP! ALDEBURGH FESTIVAL, Snape Maltings, Suffolk, UK
  • POWER OF CONSUMPTION, Club Midnight, Berlin, Germany
  • BULLETIN BOARDS, Venus Over Manhattan, New York, USA
  • INTOLERANCE / NORMALITY, Grazer Kunstverein, Austria
  • MARRAKESCH PRESS, Less Halles, Porrentuy, Switzerland
  • ARTIST’S POSTCARDS, Spike Island, Britstol, UK
  • MARBLE DREAMS, The Modern Institute, Glasgow, UK (curated by Tom Godfrey)
  • THAMES DELTA, Focal Point, Southend-on-Sea, Essex, UK
  • INTOLERANCE / NORMALITY, Grazer Kunstverein, Austria (curated by Daniel Pies)
  • BULLETIN BOARDS, Venus Over Manhattan, New York, USA (curated by White Columns)
  • MARRAKECH PRESS, Les Halles, Porrentuy, Switzerland (curated by Mathieu Copeland and Philippe Decrauzat)
  • T ROOMS / MATTHEW DARBYSHIRE, Zabludowicz Collection, London, UK
  • ADVERT, INSERT, COVER, HEADLINE, Bischoff-Weiss, London, UK (curated by Julien Fronsacq)
  • COLLAGE, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris, France
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  • (2011)
  • EUROPUNK, Villa Medici, Rome, Italy (curated by Eric de Chassey & Fabrice Stroun)
  • KEEP FLOORS AND PASSAGES CLEAR, White Columns, New York, USA
  • SAVAGE MESSIAH, Rob Tufnell / Sutton Lane, London, UK
  • COMMERCIAL BREAK, 54th Venice Biennale (curated by Neville Wakefield)
  • OUTRAGEOUS FORTUNE, Focal Point, Southend-on-Sea, Essex, UK
  • BRIT ART NOW, The Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia
  • BACKSTAGE RIDERS, Halle am Wasser, Berlin, Germany
  • GRAPHIC DESIGN: NOW IN PRODUCTION, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, USA
  • ALL OF THE ABOVE / JOHN ARMLEDER, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France
  • OUT OF STORAGE, MARRES, Maastericht, Netherlands
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  • (2010)
  • NEWSPEAK: BRITISH ART NOW, Saatchi Gallery, London, UK
  • DESTROY DESIGN, MUDAC, Lausanne, Switzerland
  • SO BE IT: INTERVENTIONS IN PRINTED MATTER, Roth, New York, USA
  • INTERNATIONAL POSTER FESTIVAL, Chaumont, France (curated by Adrian Shaughnessy)
  • WHITE COLUMNS BENEFIT, White Columns, New York, USA
  • ACRIA: BENEFIT SHOW, The Iconic Manhattan House, New York, USA (curated by Neville Wakefield)
  • AVANT IL N’Y AVIAT RIEN…, Circuit, Lausanne, Switzerland (curated by Mathieu Copeland)
  • A.D.D, Centro d’Arte Contemporanea Palazzo Lucarini Contemporary, Trevi, Italy
  • RE-DRESSING, Bortolami, New York, USA
  • SERPENTINE GALLERY: MAPS MARATHON, Serpentine Gallery, London, UK
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  • (2009)
  • COPY, White Columns, New York, USA
  • SOUND OF MUSIC, Turner Contemporary, Margate, UK
  • NEWSPEAK: BRITISH ART NOW, The State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia
  • XEROX PRINTS, Shane Campbell Gallery, Oak Park, USA (in association with White Columns)
  • SERPENTINE GALLERY: POETRY MARATHON, Serpentine Gallery, London, UK
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  • (2008)
  • POP GOES THE WEASEL!, Badischer-Kunstverein, Karlsrhue, Germany
  • PUBLISH & BE DAMNED, Ludlow 38, New York, USA
  • SOUND OF MUSIC, Marres CCC, Maastricht, Netherlands
  • MARTIAN MUSEUM OF TERRESTRIAL ART, Barbican Art Gallery, London
  • EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIPS OF GRAPHIC DESIGN, Museum of Graphic Design, Breda, Netherlands
  • SYMPATHY FOR THE DEVIL: THE CONVERGENCE OF ART AND POPULAR MUSIC, Museum of Contemporary Art, Miami, USA
  • THAT WAS THEN … THIS IS NOW, PS1 Contemporary Art Centre, New York, USA
  • ART & LANGUAGE, SCOTT KING, LA MONTE YOUNG, (selection from Sound of Music), Espace 36, Saint-Omer, France
  • I HAVE (NO) ISSUES, Lawrence Eng Gallery, Vancouver, Canada
  • AURUM GOLD, Centre PasquArt, Biel, Switzerland
  • SYMPATHY FOR THE DEVIL: THE CONVERGENCE OF ART AND POPULAR MUSIC, Museum of Contemporary Art, Montreal, Canada
  • ALL THAT IS SOLID MELTS INTO AIR, Jeremy Deller and Scott King, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France
  • SOUND OF MUSIC, Tri Postal, Lille, France
  • 100 YEARS, 100 ARTISTS, 100 WORKS OF ART, Rochelle School, London, UK
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  • (2007)
  • LEFT POP, Moscow Museum of Modern Art (2nd Moscow Biennale), Russia
  • GRAPHIC SEMANTICS, Il Ju Art Space, Seoul, Korea
  • SYMPATHY FOR THE DEVIL: THE CONVERGENCE OF ART AND POPULAR MUSIC, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, USA
  • TALK/SHOW, Tranzit, Bratislava, Slovakia (curated by Stefan Kalmar/Daniel Pies)
  • SOUND OF MUSIC, Kortrijk Museum, Belgium
  • DEAF 2, Galerie Frank Elbaz, Paris, France (curated by Peter Coffin)
  • THE WORD IN ART: FROM FUTURISM TO THE PRESENT DAY, MART (Museo d’arte di Trento e RoveretoMuseo d’arte di Trento e Rovereto), Italy
  • MULTIPLEX: DIRECTIONS IN ART, 1970 TO NOW, Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA
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  • (2006)
  • OBJECTS OF YESTERDAY AND TODAY, Gallery Edouard Manet, Gennevilliers, France
  • CHE GUEVARA: REVOLUTIONARY AND ICON, Victoria & Albert Museum, London, UK
  • CONVERSATION PIECES, Centre D’art Contemporain Geneve, Geneva, Switzerland
  • PEOPLE: CONTEMPORARY FACES, BODIES AND SIGNS FROM THE COLLECTION OF ERNESTO ESPOSITO, Museo d’Arte Contemporanea Donna Regina, Naples, Italy
  • 25X25, Cerealart, Philadelphia, PA, USA, (curated by Matthew Higgs & Amie Scally)
  • AMAZING FRIENDS, Maze Gallery, Turin, Italy
  • SOUND + VISION, Museo Della Citta, Perugia, Italy
  • DEFAMATION OF CHARACTER, PS1 Contemporary Art Centre, New York, USA (curated by Neville Wakefield)
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  • (2005)
  • REGARDING TERROR: THE RAF EXHIBITION, Neue Galerie, Graz, Austria
  • HERALD ST & THE MODERN INSTITUTE, Gavin Brown’s Enterprise, New York, USA
  • INAUGURAL, Herald St, London, UK
  • BRIDGE FREEZES BEFORE ROAD, Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York, USA (curated by Neville Wakefield)
  • SO KLAPPTS, Mouson, Frankfurt, Germany
  • POST NO BILLS, White Columns, New York, USA (curated by Matthew Higgs)
  • WHAT NOW?/ET MAINTENANT, CRAC Alsace, Altkirch, France
  • AND ON TO THE DISCOTHEQUE COMRADE?, Centre d’Art Contemporain, Fribourg, Switzerland (with Philippe Decrauzat and James Fry)
  • OTHER PEOPLE’S PROJECTS, White Columns, New York, USA
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  • (2004)
  • INVENTORY/SCOTT KING/DONALD URQUHART, Portikus, Frankfurt, Germany (curated by Wolfgang Tillmans)
  • POWER, CORRUPTION & LIES, Roth Horowitz, New York, USA (curated by Neville Wakefield)
  • LOUDER THIS TIME (CITYLOOP 2004), Pordenone, Italy (curated by Sonia Rosso)
  • THE BLACK ALBUM, Antonio Columbus Contemporary Art, Milan, Italy
  • FOR LOVE…, Civic Gallery of Contemporary Art Montevergini, Sicily
  • COMMUNICATE: BRITISH GRAPHIC DESIGN SINCE THE SIXTIES, Barbican, London, UK
  • THE AGE OF OPTIMISM, Kilchmann Plus, Zurich, Switzerland
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  • (2003)
  • PENELOPE ATTEND ULYSSE, Centre d’Art Georges Pompidou, Paris, France
  • THE UNIQUE PHENOMENON OF A DISTANCE, Magnani, London, UK
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  • (2002)
  • AIR GUITAR, Milton Keynes Gallery, UK
  • FACE/OFF, Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge, UK
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  • (2001)
  • CRASH! & EARL BRUTUS, Austrian Cultural Institute, Knightsbridge, London
  • PART FALSE PART TRUE LIKE EVERYTHING, San Filippo Neri, Turin, Italy
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  • (2000)
  • ETAT DES LIEUX #2, Centre d’Art Contemporain, Fribourg, Switzerland
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  • (1999)
  • URBAN ISLANDS, Cubitt, London, UK
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  • (1998)
  • SIGNS, Truman Brewery, London
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  • (1993)
  • CREATIVE FUTURES, Creative Review, Knightsbridge, London, UK
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  • Public Collections:
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  • The Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA
  • The Saatchi Gallery, London, UK
  • Tate, London, UK
  • Burger Collection, Hong Kong
  • FRAC – Nord-Pas de Calais, Dunkerque, France
  • Centre National des Arts Plastiques, France