Lot 387 - Liane Lang - Edith Cavell
Lot 387 - Liane Lang - Edith Cavell

Lot 387 - Liane Lang - Edith Cavell

Print on Paper
A6 (10x15cm) original artwork
Signed on verso

Liane Lang is a mixed media artist with a focus on memorialisation and the animacy of the figure in sculpture. 


Lang was educated at the National College of Art and Design in Dublin, took a BA in Fine Art at Goldsmiths College, London, and an MFA at the Royal Academy Schools, London graduating in 2006. 


She has exhibited widely both in the UK and internationally, including the Musée de Beaux Arts Calais, PS1 New York, Kunstwerke, Berlin and Kunstverein Heidelberg. She won the Photofusion Award, the Tooth Travel Award and the Selina Cheneviere Prize. In 2019 she completed a six-month fellowship at Fundacion BilbaoArte in Spain. 2018 has seen a solo show in London at James Freeman Gallery and her work was included in From Life at the Royal Academy of Arts. She presented a solo exhibition at Lian Zhou Foto Festival in 2018. In 2019 she exhibited a major installation at Kunsthalle Tübingen, Germany as part of Come Back and at the prestigious new James Simon Gallery, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, as part of Nah am Leben. Her work is held in numerous public and private collections, such as MoMA, V&A, The Art Institute of Chicago, Arts Council England, Royal Academy of Arts, the Saatchi Collection, Deutsche Bank, Kunstverein Bregenz, Ernst and Young and the Collection of the Kunstamt Spandau, Berlin.

Solo Shows 
2021 Wirksworth Residency Exhibition
2021 Glorious Oblivion, James Freeman Gallery
2018 Lian Zhou Festival of Photography, China, solo presentation by international artist
2018 Old School, James Freeman Gallery, London
2017 Old School, Eton College Gallery, solo exhibition, curated by Marcelle Joseph
2015 MEM Bilbao Photography Festival, Prize Winner Exhibition
2015 Saatchi Gallery, The Saints
2014 Kaleid 2014, Amnesiac Patina, photographic works
2014 An Idle Brain is Satan’s Shoppe, House of St Barnabas, solo presentation, 
curated by Marcelle Joseph Projects
2013 Monumental Misconceptions, Rosenberg Gallery, Hofstra University, New York, 
2013 Fallen, Art First Projects
2012 Permanent Commission The Long Way Home
2011 House Guests, WW Gallery, London
2010 Monumental Misconceptions, KvH Projects, London, 
2010 Shadows and Stowaways with Squid/Tabernacle, Dalston, London
2010 Mesmeric Monument at Supernova Gallery, Riga
Talks accompanying the exhibition at KIM Institute
supported by the British Council, catalogue
2009 La Muralla, Public Commission, Portobello Road, RBKC
2008 Artist at Apsley, Flora Fairbairn Projects
2007 Fondling Germanicus, Kunstverein Heidelberg 
Selected Group Shows
2019 Heterotopia, Sarean Artspace, Bilbao
2019 Royal Academy of Arts permanent collection display
2018 Ghost Tide curated by Sarah Sparkes and Monica Bobinska
2018 Kukuli Velarde and Liane Lang, James Freeman Gallery
2018 From Life, Royal Academy of Arts, Sackler Gallery
2018 Kunstverein Bregenz, Magazin 4, 
2017 Grisaille at Leila Heller Gallery, New York
2017 You see me like a UFO at Marcelle Joseph Projects, Ascot
2015-17 Enthüllt, Berlin and its Monuments, Museum Zitadelle Spandau, Berlin
2017 Der Zauberberg, Iavomirovic-Hughes Gallery, London
2016 Marion de Canniere Gallery, Antwerp, curated by Leigh Clarke
2016 Perfectionsim III, Griffin Gallery, curated by Becca Pelly-Fry
2016 Ikons, Candida Stephens Fine Art, West Sussex
2016 James Freeman Gallery, London, Intruder Alert with Nigel Grimmer
2016 Neo Realism, GiG Gallery, Munich
2016 Märkisches Museum Berlin, Adolph Menzel Ausstellung
2014 Sigmund Freud, 21er Haus Berlin, curated by Joseph Kosuth
2014 Monument, Musee de Beaux Arts, Calais
2014 Folkstone Triennial Fringe, curated by Sarah Gillham
2014 Royal Academy Summer Exhibition 
2014 curation, Froward, exhibition of women artists at Eton College, opens 22.11.
2014 Salon 67, new photographic works, SoHo, New York
2014 Onsite, TAP Southend, curated by Mike Nelson and Andrew Hunt
2013 Brighton Photo Fringe, Phoenix Gallery, curated by Daniel C Blight
2013 Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, runs until August 2013
2013 German Historic Museum Berlin, The Last Days, Project for Kulturthemenjahr ‘Loss of Diversity’, runs to 10 November 2013, Berlin Germany
2013 Leicester University Botanic Gardens, A Change of Heart, Sculpture Exhibition, curated by Almuth Tebbenhoff and Tom Flynn 
2013 Purdey Hicks Gallery, London, summer show
2013 RAC Club, Kiss Me Deadly, curated by Jessica Holmes
2012 Photofusion Gallery, AMPS Exhibition

Royal Academy of Arts 
Victoria and Albert Museum
Kunstamt Spandau
Deutsche Bank
Saatchi Collection
Ernst and Young
Jay Joplin
Artscouncil England
BilbaoArte Fundacion
Kunstverein Bregenz
Art Omi Collection
Numerous private collections
2019 AN Bursary Award Winner
2018 Julia Margaret Cameron Photo Award Finalist
2016 Cointreau Creative Crew Finalist
2015 MEM Photography Festival Bilbao 1st Prize
2014 Birgit Skiöld Memorial Award of Excellence
2012 Hotshoe Photography Award 2012
2010 British Council Award, Riga
2009 RBKC Artists Award, Budapest
2006 Selina Cheneviere Fellowship
2006 Hugh Merrell Dissertation Award
2005 Henry Moore Foundation Production Award

2020 Elephant Lab Residency, West London, January 2020
2020 The Lodge Project, Derby
2019 Fundacion BilbaoArte, Spain
2017 Espositivo Madrid
2015 Eton College Residency Fellowship
2015 Vermont Studio Centre Fellowship
2014 Bogliasco Foundation Artist Fellowship, Genoa
2014 Museum Zitadelle Spandau, Berlin
2013 Art Omi International residency program, Upstate New York
2012 Willums Foundation, Provence
2012 Heart House, residency at Westmoreland Heart Hospital
2011 Matthew Bown Gallery, Berlin
2010 Gallery Supernova Riga, Latvia
2009 Memento Sculpture Park, Budapest


About the postcard artworks
Cecilia and Edith are both images from my series Glorious Oblivion, for I which I have travelled around European Cities looking for statues to historic women.