Simon Morley  


Solo Exhibitions

2020 Ex Libris, 21 May - 28 June 2020, Turn Raum, Kunst, Cologne
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2019 Ex Libris, 15 November 2019 – 15 March 2020, Bibliothek Sankt Georgen, Frankfurt/M, Philosophie-Theologische Hochschule Sanct Georgen, Frankfurt/M
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2017 Invisible, The Courtauld Institute Library, London
2014 Lost Horizon, Art First, London
2012 Monograph, Taguchi Fine Art, Tokyo
2011 A Short History of The Twentieth Century
2010 Messagerie, Musée Des Beaux Arts, Dijon
  From The Studio III: Book Works, Art First, London
2009 Hitchcock's Blondes, Taguchi Fine Art, Tokyo
  The Rose Annual, 1924, Art First, London
2008 Cine Italia, Zonca & Zonca, Milan
  Moon Place, Paik Hae Young Gallery, Seoul


The English Series, Art First, London


A Short History of Dutch Painting, Part II, Metis-NL, Amsterdam


Classic Japanese Movies, Taguchi Fine Art, Tokyo


Bookpainting, Fiera del Libro dArte, Palazzo del Re, Bologna


VIRUS, Taguchi Fine Art, Tokyo


A Short History of Dutch Art, Metis_NL, Amsterdam


Rossa, Spazia, Bologna


Reading Room,with Maria Chevska, MOCA Peckham and Peckham Library, London


A Short History of Modern Japanese Fiction (in translation), Taguchi Fine Art, Tokyo


Solo Presentation, MiArt, Milan (Percy Miller Gallery)


Post Card, Percy Miller Gallery, London


The Life of Things, 3 Degrees West Gallery, Wordsworth Trust, Grasmere (Artist-in-Residence exhibition)


The Unfortunate Tourist of Helvellyn and his Faithful Dog, 3 Degrees West Gallery, Wordsworth Trust


Italian Holiday, Zero arte contemporanea, Piacenza, Italy


The Collected Works of George Orwell, and Other Paintings, Percy Miller Gallery, London

Selected Group Exhibitions

2016 Writing on the Wall, Art First, London

Bookish, Thomas Park Gallery, Seoul, South Korea, 17 March – 16 April 2016. Curated by Simon Morley.

Jonathan Callan, Simon Lewty, Simon Morley, Walker & Walker.



Universal Studios, Seoul Museum of Art, Korea
17 June – 10 August, 2014

Thirteen artists from ten countries address issues of assimilation and dissimilation.

> Seoul Museum of Art (Korean language)

Simon Morley, Korea Land of the Dawn

Simon Morley In 1914-2014, Anniversary of the Great War Exhibition
Musee Romain Rolland, Clamecy, France
28 June – 15 November, 2014

> Musée d'Art et d'Histoire Romain Rolland

Simon Morley
2013 Natural History, Art First

Poznan Mediations Biennale, selected by Friedhelm Mennekes

2009 Art & Text – a study exhibition, Art First at Harrison Street, London
  ZOOM – Looking Back/Looking Forward, Art First, London


Les Mots pour le faire, with Yves Chaudouet and Maria Chevska, Musée Romain Rolland, Clamecy, France


A Picture of Britain, Tate Britain, London


Ex Roma, Abbey Award Winners’ Exhibition, APT Gallery, London


Lost and Found in Translation, Newlyn Art Gallery, Newlyn, Cornwall


Art is a Word, Benefit exhibition for the Museums of Israel, Christies, London


Melt, British School in Rome


Gallery Artists, Taguchi Fine Art, Tokyo Compass, Sala 1, Rome


Ancoats Hospital: After L. S. Lowry, Nunnery Gallery, London


The Book Show, The Wordsworth Trust, Grasmere, Cumbria


The Book Show, curator/exhibitor, Nunnery Gallery, London


A . . . parole, Cortili di Casa Sanna-Meloni, Berchidda, Sardinia, as part of Del Segno, Del Suona e della Parola, PAV


The Unfortunate Tourist of Helvellyn and his Faithful Dog, (exhibition conception, design, and contribution) The Wordsworth Trust, Grasmere, Cumbria


The Cover Theory, Ex-Centrale Electrica, Piacenza, Italy (curated by Mario Sinaldi)


Sumptuous, Ex Macelli Pubblici, Prato, Italy (curated by Palazzo delle Papesse Centro dArte Contemporanea, Siena)


LUltima Cena, Castello delOvo, Napoli, Italy (curated by Massimo Sgroi)


Fluent: Painting and Words, Camberwell Art School Gallery, London


Red Spy, Fortezza della Brunella, Aulla, Italy


La Forma delle Forme, Villa Braghieri-Castel, Modena, Italy


New Religious Art, Henry Peacock Gallery, London


The Open, Liverpool Biennial, Liverpool


Bibliomania, edited by Simon Morris, Printed Matter, New York


Fabric, Abbott Hall, Kendal


Private Views, London Print Studio, Herbert Read Gallery, KIAD, Canterbury


showhouse, PM House and Gallery, London


East Wing No. 5, Courtauld Institute, London


Artmart, 291 Gallery, London


EAST International, Norwich (selected by Mary Kelly and Peter Wollen)


Wax, auction in aid of Cancer Research


Closer Still, Southern Arts Touring Show: Winchester School of Art and Artsway, Sway


9,8m/s2, Zero arte contemporanea, Piacenza, Italy


Art Futures, Contemporary Art Society, Barbican, London


Occupation Studios Fund Raiser, Platform Gallery, London


The Wreck of Hope, The Nunnery Gallery, London, (artist/co-curator)


Chora, Abbot Hall, Kendal, South Hill Park, Bracknell; Hotbath Gallery, Bath


Chora, 30 Underwood Street Gallery, London (artist/co-curator)


Six Young British Artists, Gallerie Axel Thieme, Darmstadt, Germany


The Discerning Eye, invited by Charlotte Mullins, Mall Gallery, London


Hub, curated by Above/Below, Bishopsgate, London


Ninenineninetynine, Anthony Wilkinson Gallery, London


Wunderkammer, 13 Laburnum Lodge, London


After Jackson Pollock, Sali Gia Gallery, London (artist/curator)


Networking, P-House, Tokyo, Japan


A State of Affairs, Arthur R. Rose, London


Cluster Bomb, Morrison-Judd Gallery, London


The Bible of Networking, Sali Gia Gallery, London


Souvenirs, curated by Above/Below, Museum Street, London