KEITH FARQUHAR
1969, Edinburgh. Lives and works in Edinburgh

It’s about dragging the stuff that surrounds you into a place that you find beautiful.
— Tom Morton and Keith Farquhar in Frieze, 2002.


Selected solo exhibitions: 2002: Doggerfisher, Edinburgh; Neu, Berlin; 2001: Anthony Reynolds, London; 1998: Anthony Reynolds, London. Bkltyyklrtymtyj; Raster, Warsaw.
Selected group exhibitions: 2003: Malerei II, Christian Nagel, Cologne; Nation, Frankfurter Kunstverein; 2002: Transmission at Maschenmode, Berlin; The Best Book about Pessimism I Ever Read, Kunstverein Braunschweig; Ladies’ Rock, The Changing Room, Stirling; Milligan’s Island, International 3, Manchester; 2001: Penache, Flourish Studio, Glasgow; Here and Now: Scottish Art 1900-2000, Aberdeen Art Gallery/ Dundee Contemporary Arts/ Generator Projects/ McManus, Scotland; The Soft Parade, Windows, Prague; 2000: Abstract Art, Delfina, London; Die Gefahr Im Jazz, deutsh Britische Freundscharft, Berlin; Nouveau Riche, The Approach, London; It May Be a Year of Thirteen Moons But It’s Still the Year, Transmission, Glasgow; 1999: Casey Kaplan, New York; Painting Lab, Entwistle, London.




Folded Jumper Sculpture, 2002. Found shelving, knitwear, pen. Courtesy Reynolds Gallery, London.


This Snake Has Swallowed a Woman Whole, 2001. Corduroy, stuffing, and glass display cabinet, 90 x 180 x 57 cm.