Tony Cragg was born in Liverpool, England, 1949. He is based in Wuppertal, Germany, with an additional studio at Tjörn, Sweden. After receiving his MA at the Royal College of Art, he has since 1979 had a vast career. A selection of his achievements includes representing the UK at several editions of the Venice biennale and Documenta, and being the first contemporary sculptor to exhibit in the Louvre glass pyramid. He has been widely awarded for his oeuvre, notably with the Praemium Imperiale Prize for Sculpture, the First Class Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany, the Order of Arts and Letters in France, an Honorary Doctorate of the Royal College of Arts and the Artist’s Medal of Honor of the Hermitage in St Petersburg. In June 2016 Tony Cragg was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II on the occasion of Her Majesty´s Birthday. Galleri Andersson/Sandström has collaborated with Tony Cragg since 1998. This is his seventh solo exhibition together with the gallery.
Ongoing solo exhibitions
Center of Polish Sculpture
Tony Cragg Sculpture, 11.6 – 30.10 2016
Tony Cragg, 1.10 – 5.11, 2016