15 September 2021


27 April 2021


12 July 2019


Cornwall’s Eden Project: A Little-Known Art Collection – Paul Carter Robinson

This Summer Cornwall’s Eden Project has unveiled new permanent sculptural works by Julian Opie and Ryan Gander installed in the grounds. This tops up the collection which already includes works by Tim Shaw, El Anatsui, Studio Swine and Peter Randall-Page.

23 April 2018


9 October 2017

Julian Opie Debuts At The National Portrait Gallery

Julian Opie makes his debut at the National Portrait Gallery with a selection of new works. It will accompany the Gallery’s self-portrait by Sir Anthony van Dyck (1599-1641)

2 August 2017

Julian Opie Creates Dialogue with Van Dyck’s Self-portrait At The NPG

Julian Opie has unveiled a new work to display alongside the National Portrait Gallery’s self-portrait of Sir Anthony van Dyck (1599-1641), acquired in 2014 after a major public fundraising appeal, as it returns to the Gallery following a three-year nationwide tour.

26 December 2016


Julian Opie To Hold First Major Chinese Solo Exhibition In Shanghai

The first major Chinese solo exhibition by British artist Julian Opie in collaboration with Fosun Foundation is to be presented in March 2017.

28 July 2015


Grayson Perry, Julian Opie Respond To The Idea Of Portraiture At V&A

This summer the V&A presents Facing History: Contemporary Portraiture, a display of 80 prints and photographs drawn from the V&A’s collection that explores the variety of artists’ responses to the idea of portraiture over the last 20 years. On display is the work by over 20 artists including Julian Opie, Grayson Perry, Thomas Ruff, Maud […]

17 June 2015


Artlyst Photo Special: Julian Opie’s Lenticular Editions At Alan Cristea Gallery

Alan Cristea Gallery presents new editions by Julian Opie alongside the most innovative and exciting prints and animations Opie has made in the past three years. Opie’s recent editions, produced in a variety of media, have been inspired by different views of the town and countryside. In London, Opie presents us with figures walking in […]

3 November 2014


Julian Opie Juxtaposes Work With Traditional British Portraiture In New Exhibition

Julian Opie: Collected Works is a new exhibition at the The Bowes Museum which juxtaposes Opie’s contemporary work with his rather impressive collection of British portraiture. As one of the UK’s leading contemporary artists, Opie exploded onto the British art scene in the 1980s; his easily recognisable style characterised by minimalist line portraits and animated […]

1 February 2014


Julian Opie’s Running Horse Unveiled At The Yorkshire Sculpture Park

The Yorkshire Sculpture Park (YSP) has installed a new sculpture of a galloping equestrian by the highly regarded artist Julian Opie. Galloping horse. 2012, is formed from LEDs which animates the sculpture, making the horse appear to run through the historic landscape and among neighbouring sculptures by Anthony Caro, Dennis Oppenheim and Peter Liversidge. Placed […]

24 October 2013


Major Artists Auction Work For Freedom from Torture Charity

Artists Draw A Line Under Torture: has gathered together leading artists uniting to fundraise by selling their work at Freedom from Torture: The Art Auction. Edmund de Waal (Top Photo) is the latest big name to join top contemporary artists including Jake and Dinos Chapman, Michael Craig-Martin, Antony Gormley, Julian Opie, Cornelia Parker, Paula Rego […]

26 March 2013


RCA Secret Postcard Sale Nets £111,000 For College Bursary Fund

This year’s RCA post card sale has netted a grand total of £111,000 for the college’s hardship and bursary fund. This year’s event  saw people queuing for days with an encampment of over 50 tents which provided shelter for the unprecedented cold March weather. Postcards by well known artists such as, Paula Rego, Julian Opie […]

27 February 2013


A List Artists Donate Postcards To 2013 RCA Secret Sale

This year works of by well known artists such as, Paula Rego, Julian Opie and David Bailey are going on sale for just £45, at the RCA Secret postcard event. But you’ll have to spot them amongst the other 2,700 postcards on display! All of the postcards are displayed anonymously for a week in the […]

11 July 2012


Julian Opie Artists vs Artisans In The Post-Industrial Age – Review

In his seminal article on the relationship between artists and artisans in the postindustrial era, John Roberts wrote; ” The artist is no longer beholden to actually physically produce work at all, indeed, in moving from the artisanal to the machino-technical, the artist is able to devolve the work to others, perhaps submitting plans or […]

10 July 2012


Julian Opie Reinterprets The Vocabulary Of Everyday Life

Julian Opie’s new exhibition which opened at the Lisson Gallery tonight (10 July) promises to be one of the highlights of the summer Olympic season. The exhibition is the broadest single display of his practice to-date, Opie employs the concise vernacular of modern media, depicting new subjects in previously unexplored mediums as well as self […]

20 June 2012


Tracey Emin Unveils Seven Sculptures In London’s Square Mile

The City of London Corporation has announced the unveiling of seven sculptures in London’s Square Mile by internationally renowned artists Michael Craig-Martin, Tracey Emin, Angus Fairhurst, Dan Graham, Thomas Houseago, Julian Opie and Yayoi Kusama transforming Great St Helen’s in the City of London. Great St Helen’s: Sculpture Space, is a free open-air curated exhibition […]

21 May 2012


Major Julian Opie Exhibition For Summer 2012

The Lisson Gallery has announced a new exhibition of the work of  Julian Opie. In the broadest single display of his practice to-date, Opie employs the concise vernacular of modern media, depicting new subjects in previously unexplored mediums as well as self referentially developing ideas from his early works. Opie is an artist of international significance […]

10 May 2012


Yayoi Kusama To Grace New London Sculpture Space

The City of London Corporation is installing up to seven works by internationally renowned artists including Michael Craig-Martin, Julian Opie, Thomas Houseago, Yayoi Kusama and Dan Graham, transforming Great St Helen’s in the City of London. Great St Helen’s: Sculpture Space will launch on 18th June, with works on show until January 2013. In addition, a […]

22 November 2011


Julian Opie In Milan Botticelli Made Simple

New Italian Show A Hit With Public And Critics The Lisson Gallery’s Milan branch is currently mounting an exhibition of recent work by the highly regarded British artist, Julian Opie. It opened on 18th of November and has already made a splash with the public and critics.  Julian Opie is one of the most significant […]

25 September 2011


Made In The UK Exhibition Opens At RISD

Contemporary Art from the UK Richard Brown Baker Collection in Rhode Island A new exhibition of British art has opened at the RISD Museum, highlighting its extraordinary collection of contemporary British art in a major show this fall. Made in the UK: Contemporary Art from the Richard Brown Baker Collection richly captures Britain’s contemporary art […]