Ian Wallace

Ian Wallace (b. 1943, Shoreham, UK) lives and works in Vancouver. Selected solo exhibitions include Ian Wallace: Collected Works, Rennie Collection at Wing Sang, Vancouver (2017); Abstract Paintings I-XII (The Financial District), National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa (2015); Ian Wallace: At the Intersection of Painting and Photography, Vancouver Art Gallery (2012); The Economy of the Image, The Power Plant, Toronto (2010); A Literature of Images, Kunsthalle Zurich, Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam, and Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Westfalen, Dusseldorf (2008); The Clayoquot Protest (August 9, 1993), Presentation House Gallery, North Vancouver, Sprengel Museum, Hannover, and Staatliche Kunstsammlungen, Dresden (1995-1998); Ian Wallace: Selected Works, 1970-1987, Vancouver Art Gallery (touring Canada and New York, 1988–1989); and Work 1979, Vancouver Art Gallery (1979). Group exhibitions include Recto Verso, Fondazione Prada, Milan (2015); Many Places at Once, CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco (2014); Traffic: Conceptual Art in Canada 1965–1980, Vancouver Art Gallery (2012); Exhibition, Exhibition, Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Turin (2010); UN COUP DE DÉS: Writing Turned Image. An Alphabet of Pensive Language, Generali Foundation, Vienna (2008); Les Peintres de la vie moderne, Musée national d’art moderne, Paris (2006); Intertidal: Vancouver Art and Artists, Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst Antwerpen (2005); Jede Fotografie ein Bild, Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich (2004); Oh cet écho! (Duchampiana) 2, Musée d’art moderne et contemporain, Geneva; Notion of Conflict, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam (1995); Recent Acquisitions, Museum of Modern Art, New York (1995); Recent Acquisitions, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (1991). Wallace has been honoured with the Chevalier de l’Ordre des Artes et des Lettres (2014); Officer of the Order of Canada (2013); the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal (2013); and the Governor General’s Award for the Visual Arts (2004). He is represented by Catriona Jeffries, Vancouver; Jessica Silverman, San Francisco; Galerie Greta Meert, Brussels; and Hauser & Wirth, London, New York, and Zurich.