Richard Forster. Notes on Architecture: Man, machine, 2017. Pencil and acrylic on bristol board, 8 x 11 1/4 inches (20 x 28.5 cm). Courtesy the artist. Photography: Jason Hynes.

Richard Forster: Notes on Architecture

June 6 - August 16, 2019

The FLAG Art Foundation is pleased to present Richard Forster: Notes on Architectures on view June 6-August 16, 2019, on its 10th floor. This is the first comprehensive presentation of a new body of Forster’s work in the U.S. since the artist’s 2012 solo exhibition at FLAG.


Richard Forster (b. 1970, Saltburn-by-the Sea, United Kingdom) is an artist living and working in northern England.  Recent solo exhibitions include Levittown, De la Warr Pavilion, United Kingdom (2016); Modern, Whitworth Gallery, Manchester, United Kingdom, (2015); Fast and Slow Time, Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art, Middlesbrough, United Kingdom (2011), which traveled to The FLAG Art Foundation, New York, NY (2012); among others. Forster’s works has been included in numerous group exhibitions, including Drawn Together Again, The FLAG Art Foundation, New York, NY (2019); Resistance and Persistence, Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh, United Kingdom (2015); personal, political, mysterious, Lora Reynolds Gallery, Austin, TX (2013); Drawn from Photography, The Drawing Center, New York, NY (2011); among others. His work is part of the permanent collections of include the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, and Tate Gallery, London.

Richard Forster: Notes on Architectures will travel to Timothy Taylor, London, from November 15-December 20, 2019.  A fully illustrated catalogue produced by the artist will accompany the exhibition.

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