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Colin Self POST 1990 WORKS | 16 June - 17 July 2004
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As an Internationalist and Localist, this is Colin Self's 20th one-man exhibition. His first was in November 1965 at Godfrey Pilkington's Piccadilly Gallery. Among the guests at the private view were Lucien Freud and David Hockney, Ron Kitaj, Norman Stevens, Bruer Tidman, Michael White, June and Mike Andrews. At the end of the evening Mike Andrews said, "Well Colin, you have certainly made a mark!"

1965 Joined the Robert Fraser Gallery. In every Group Show until its closure. Colin Self has exhibited in well over 200 group exhibitions worldwide. 11 of these in the Museum of Modern Art New York, (inc).
1967-69 Four-man show 'British Drawings: New Generation.' 1999 'Pop Impressions: Prints and Multiples Europe/USA.' In over 20 Tate Gallery London exhibitions (inc.) 1984 'The Hard Won Image,' 1986/87 'British/American Pop Art Graphics,' and 2 sculptures in Tate Modern's inaugural exhibition. Exhibited at Musee d'Art Moderne, Paris (inc.) 'Salon de Jeune Peinture,'

1967 '3 eme. Biennale de Paris,' 1968 'Le Monde en Question,' 1970 'Image/Dessin'
1977 'Une Anthologie 1959/67.'
1969 New York, The Jewish Museum, 'Israel/The Reality'.
1971 First exhibited with British Council, (inc.) Oslo, Henie/Onstadt Kunst Museum, 'The "British Thing."' touring Germany, '11 Englisches Zeichner'. Peking, travelling to Shenyang, Hong Kong and the Edinburgh Festival, 'British Drawings & Watercolours from 1750 to the Present.'

1969 London, Haywood Gallery, Colin Self had Cinema series drawings and sculpture in the seminal Pop Art exhibition 'Pop Art Redefined.' 1984 was represented in the following. The first comeback Pop exhibition 'British Pop Art' at the Robert Fraser Gallery, Cork Street. In 1987, in 3 exhibitions on Pop Art, Tate Gallery, 'British/American Pop Art Graphics,' James Birch, 'British Pop Art,' Lawrence Alloway and Marco Livingstone, 'Pop Art: British & USA Pop Artists of the 60s, in the 1980s' in Japan and touring. 1991, Marco Livingstone co-curated 'The Pop Art Show' at The Royal Academy, London - touring Cologne, Madrid, and Montreal. 1997 'Pop 60s: Transatlantic Crossing' Belem, Lisbon, Portugal. 2004, Modena, Italy 'Pop Art UK.' 2005, Bilbao, Spain a British Pop Art exhibition.
In 1969 touring until 1973, Self exhibited in a Victoria & Albert Museum two-man exhibition of drawings with Sir Peter Blake.
1997 Joined the Alan Cristea Gallery, Cork Street, with his graphic works.

Current exhibitions
Modena, Italy, Galleria Civica, 'Pop Art UK' London: The Imperial War Museum, 'Open Secret.' Tate Britain, 'The 1960s: This Was Tomorrow,' (in BBC TV 3's three part series on the Tate exhibition.) The Royal Academy, 'Summer Exhibition' with 2 large 9 panel drawings, 'The Tourist' and 'The Circus on Cartons'.

Selected one man shows
1965
 London: Piccadilly Gallery
'Drawings by Colin Self'
1966 Paris: Gallerie Yvon Lambert 'Colin Self'
1968 Hamburg: Gallerie Hans Neuendorf 'Colin Self'
1968 Cologne: Gallerie Rudolf Zwirner 'Colin Self'
1986 London: ICA Gallery
'Colin Self's Colin Selfs'
1995/6 London: The Tate Gallery (Britain) 'Colin Self: 60 works in the Tate collection.'
2002/3 Norwich: Castle Museum 'Colin Self'

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