Keith Coventry

Keith Coventry

Keith Coventry (b. 1958, Burnley, United Kingdom) was born in Burnley in 1958 and lives and works in London. He attended Brighton Polytechnic 1978– 81 and Chelsea School of Art London 1981– 82. He was featured in the seminal exhibition Sensation at the Royal Academy of Arts, London, in 1997 and in 2006, he received a mid-career retrospective at Glasgow's Tramway (Art Centre). He was also a co-founder and curator of City Racing, an influential not-for-profit gallery in Kennington, South London from 1988-98.

His work has been exhibited widely in the UK and Europe and is included in collections worldwide, including the British Council; Tate Modern; Arts Council of England; Walker Art Center, Minneapolis;, and The Museum of Modern Art, New York. In 2010 Coventry was awarded the John Moores Painting Prize.

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, 2015. carved wood, muslin, beeswax, gesso, glass and wood, 173.2 cm x 135.5 cm (68-3/16" x 53-3/8").
Pure Junk I, 2015. carved wood, muslin, beeswax, gesso, glass and wood, 173.2 cm x 135.5 cm (68-3/16" x 53-3/8").
, 2012. oil on linen, glass and wood, 177.5 x 146.5 x 8 cm (69-7/8 x 57-11/16 x 3-1/8").
Untitled (Junk Painting XVI), 2012. oil on linen, glass and wood, 177.5 x 146.5 x 8 cm (69-7/8 x 57-11/16 x 3-1/8").
, 1998. oil on linen, glass and wood, 84 cm x 69 cm x 5.5 cm (33-1/16" x 27-3/16" x 2-3/16").
Aspen Estate, 1998. oil on linen, glass and wood, 84 cm x 69 cm x 5.5 cm (33-1/16" x 27-3/16" x 2-3/16").
, 1995. Bronze, 257 x 362 x 13 cm (101-3/16 x 142-1/2 x 5-1/8").
Looted Shop Front, 1995. Bronze, 257 x 362 x 13 cm (101-3/16 x 142-1/2 x 5-1/8").

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Pure Junk I , 2015. carved wood, muslin, beeswax, gesso, glass and wood, 173.2 cm x 135.5 cm (68-3/16" x 53-3/8").