Hanging Standard # 4 (Green Gold), 2006, acrylic on cotton, 122 x 154 cm

Alan Uglow

Alan Uglow was born in 1941 in Luton, England, and died in Manhattan in 2011. After earning his degree in painting and printmaking at the Central School of Art in London, Uglow relocated to New York City in the late 1960’s. Throughout the decades that followed he frequently exhibited at, among others, Mary Boone Gallery in New York, Günther Umberg’s Raum für Malerei in Cologne and Galerie Nordenhake in Malmö, Stockholm and Berlin. In 2013 a solo exhibition of his work was on view at MIT List Visual Arts Center in Cambridge, MA. In 2010, he had two large-scale surveys, concurrently on view in Germany at the Museum Haus Esters in Krefeld and at the Museum Wiesbaden. Other recent solo exhibitions include the CCNOA–Center for Contemporary NonObjective Art, Brussels (2006) and the Gemeentemuseum, The Hague (2004). His first museum solo exhibition was held in 1992 at the Kölnischer Kunstverein in Cologne.
Uglow’s work is represented in private and public collections internationally, including the Cincinnati Art Museum; Gemeentemuseum, The Hague; High Museum, Atlanta; Le Consortium, Dijon, France; Musée des Beaux-Arts, La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland; Museum Haus Esters, Krefeld, Germany; Museum Wiesbaden, Germany; National Gallery of Iceland, Reykjavik; Sammlung Goetz, Munich; Sammlung Lafrenz, Hamburg; Staatliche Museen zu Berlin; and the Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam.

Standard # 2 (Red Oxide), 2002, acrylic on cotton, 214 x 183 cm

Installation view "Alan Uglow", Galerie Nordenhake Berlin

Untitled (White and Black), 1986, oil on linen, 214 x 183 cm

Barcode # 18, 2005, acrylic on wood panel, 30 x 60 cm

Standard # 1 (Grey), 1992, acrylic on canvas, 214 x 183 cm

Installation view

A.R., 1995, acrylic on galvanised metal, 40.5 x 38 cm

Standard III, 1993, acrylic on canvas, 214 x 183 cm

M.P. / Mass Production, 1991, acrylic on canvas, 53.5 x 46 cm

Installtion view "Alan Uglow", Gallery David Zwirner, New York 2013