Using film, photography and sculpture, Jane and Louise Wilson have created a series of highly theatrical and atmospheric installations that investigate the darker side of human experience. They first began working together in 1989, and have since been fascinated by the power of the unconscious mind, creating a body of work which probes collective anxieties and phobias, arouses unwanted memories, and reveals things which are usually repressed.

 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

 

2017     In Focus: Jane and Louise Wilson's Sealander, Getty Center, Los Angeles, CA

2016     Undead Sun: We Put the World Before You, Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art, Middlesbrough, UK

2015     History is Now: 7 Artists Take on Britain, Southbank Centre, London, UK

             Conflict, Time, Photography, Museum Folkwang, Essen, Germany

             BP Walk Through British Art, Tate Britain, UK

2014     Undead Sun, Imperial War Museum Contemporary, London, UK

2014     Ruin/Lust, Tate Modern, London, UK

2013     International Film Festival Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

2012     Stanley Kubrick retrospective exhibition, LACMA, Los Angeles, CA

2011      Sharjah Biennial 10, United Arab Emirates

2009      Musée d’Art Contemporain de Montreal, Montreal, Canada

2006      Out of Time, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY

2004      Shhh…., Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK

2003      Here is Elsewhere, MOMA, Queens, NY

2002      Screen Memories, Contemporary Art Center, Art Tower Mito, Japan

2001      W, Musée des Beaux-Arts, Paris, France

              Public Offerings, MOCA, Los Angeles, CA

1999      Turner Prize Exhibition, Tate, Britain, London, UK

1998       Hamburg Kunsthalle, Hamburg, Germany                

1997      Pictura Britannica, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia

 

SELECTED PUBLIC AND MUSEUM COLLECTIONS

 

British Council, London, UK

Dallas Museum of Art, Houston, TX

Guggenheim Museum of Art, New York, NY

Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA

Kunsthalle Hamburg, Germany

Kunsthaus Zurich, Switzerland

Kunstmuseum Basel, Switzerland

Metropolitan Museum, New York, NY

MIT / LIST Visual Arts, Cambridge, MA

Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY

National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

National Gallery, London, UK

Tate, London, UK