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Liverpool, 1949
1970 Gloucestershire College of Art, Cheltenham
1973 Wimbledon School of Art (BA), 1977 Royal College of Art (MA)
Lives and Works in Wuppertal, Germany.

The sculptor Tony Cragg has emerged in late 1970 with a bold practice that questioned and tested the limits of a range of traditional sculptural materials such as bronze, steel, glass, wood and stone. Avoiding the manufacture of his works, Cragg has been known to combine contemporary industrial materials with the suggestion of the functional forms of trivial and antiques reaching sublime forms, sinuous, and torsion.


Large Head, 2014
Statuario Marble
120x40x40 cm

Featured Exhibitions:

Anthony Cragg: Human Nature at Istanbul Modern

TONY CRAGG: SIX SCULPTURES at Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias, Valencia

„Tony Cragg – Roots and Stones“ im Isfahan Museum of Contemporary Art

Awarded the Order of Merit of North Rhine-Westphalia

‘Tony Cragg: Roots & Stones’ at Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art

Tony Cragg, “Sculptures” – Galleri Andersson/Sandström, Stockholm

Tony Cragg. Sculptures and Works on Paper – Ludwig Museum, Koblenz

Tony Cragg: Recent Sculptures at Marian Goodman Gallery, New York

Tony Cragg: A Rare Category of Objects at Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Yorkshire

Tony Cragg in der Villa Schöningen, Berlin

Tony Cragg at Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Havanna, Kuba

Tony Cragg. Sculpture 3.2.17–8.5.17 at Wrocław Contemporary Museum

Tony Cragg. Unnatural Selection. Hessisches Landesmuseum Darmstadt.02.12.2016 – 26.03.2017

Tony Cragg at MUDAM, Luxembourg

Tony Cragg at Lisson Gallery, 1 October – 5 November 2016

Tony Cragg, “Tony Cragg at Djurgården” Stockholm, June 5 – October 28, 2016

Tony Cragg Restrospective: Parts of the World at Von der Heydt-Museum, Wuppertal -19.04.2016-14.08.2016

Tony Cragg SCULPTURE – Centre of Polish Sculpture in Orońsko

Tony Cragg. Sculptures and Drawings – Hermitage St. Petersburg; 02.03.2016 – 15.05.2016

Galerie Thaddeus Ropac, Pantin Paris

Glasstress 2015/Gotika. Collateral event of the 56th International Art exhibition/Biennale Art 2015 Galerie Buchmann, Berlin, 21.3. – 25.4.2015

Walks of Life 25. April 2015 – 25. Oktober 2015

Tony Cragg’s Skulptur “Runner” im Düsseldorfer Dreischeibenhaus

Kunstprojekt Krauthügel – Drei neue Skulpturen von Tony Cragg

Tony Cragg, dialogue with the Duomo

Tony Cragg – Projekt für die Synagoge Stommeln

Tony Cragg at Benaki Museum in Athens – 10/09/2015 – 08/11/2015

Tony Cragg World Economic Forum Davos

Tony Cragg Solo Show ADAA, New York

Sculpture, Pilane, Gothenburg International Sculpture Exhibition

Benaki Museum, Athens

Dialogo con il Duomo TONY CRAGG, Expo Milan 2015

Synagoge Stommeln, Pulheim

Honorary professorship Kunstakademie Düsseldorf

Tony Cragg Heydar Aliyev Art Centre in Baku, Azerbaijan

Tony Cragg Ravello, Italy

TONY CRAGG Walks of Life MAD. SQ. ART 2014, New York

Honorary doctor of Azerbaijan

Citizen of Honor of the City of Wuppertal

Tony Cragg: Sculptures and Drawings, National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts

La Llotja Palma de Mallorca

Musée d’Art Moderne St. Etienne

Großer Kulturpreis der Sparkassen-Kulturstiftung Rheinland 2013

Chaire de Création Artistique, Collège de France

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