Julian Opie, ‘Winter 15.’, 2012, Alan Cristea Gallery

About Julian Opie

Julian Opie's distinctive reductive style draws from diverse influences including billboards, classical portraiture and sculpture, dance, Japanese woodblocks, and cartoons. His work comprises silhouettes, animations, LED animations, and simplified portraits and landscapes (such as Landscape? from 1998-99, a screen print of trees, grass, and sky in a flat pictorial rendering that recalls a child's puzzle). Employing a variety of media and technologies to make "paintings" of his subjects, Opie distills everyday images and experiences into concise but evocative signs and pictograms.

British, b. 1958, London, United Kingdom

Exhibition Highlights On Artsy

2017
ONE WALL, ONE WORK: Julian Opie, Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston
2015
Cool Britannia, Opera Gallery, Seoul
2015
Summer Exhibition 2015, Royal Academy of Arts, London
2015
Julian Opie: Editions 2012 - 2015, Alan Cristea Gallery, London

Solo Shows on Artsy

2017
ONE WALL, ONE WORK: Julian Opie, Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston
2016
Julian Opie: Nature 1, Jonathan Novak Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
2015
Julian Opie: Editions 2012 - 2015, Alan Cristea Gallery, London

Group Shows on Artsy

2017
Summer-Accrochage July – August 2017, Aurifer AG, Schaan / Liechtenstein
2017
The Arrival of Spring in Aspen, Galerie Maximillian, Aspen
2017
5 British Artists, Galerie Maximillian, Aspen
2016
2016
Alex Katz and other Pop Art Masters, Aurifer AG, Schaan / Liechtenstein
2015
Cool Britannia, Opera Gallery, Seoul
2015
Autumn Mixed Show, Alan Cristea Gallery
2015
Summer Exhibition 2015, Royal Academy of Arts, London
2015
Summer 2015, Galerie Forsblom, Helsinki
2015
British Contemporary, Opera Gallery, Singapore
2013
Summer Exhibition, Alan Cristea Gallery, London
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