CV
Born in Liverpool, 1954
Lives and works in Heysham, Lancashire


Solo Exhibitions

2018
Art on the Underground commission, London (forthcoming)
Bower of Bliss, Glasgow Women’s Library, Glasgow
The House of Fame, Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham
Her Grace Land, Chatsworth House, Derbyshire

2017
Andréhn-Schiptjenko, Stockholm, Sweden

2015
An Absence, A Presence, A Mood, A Mantle, dépendance, Brussels, Belgium

2013
Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, LA, USA
The Hepworth Wakefield, Wakefield
Tate St Ives, Cornwall
Femme/Objet, Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris, France; travelling to Kestner Gesellschaft, Hanover, Germany

2012
Daughters of the Promised Land, The Goss-Michael Foundation, Dallas, TX, USA

2011
Stuart Shave/Modern Art, London
dépendance, Brussels, Belgium

2010
King’s Ransom (Hybrid Tea), Sorcha Dallas, Glasgow, Scotland
The Darktown Cakewalk, Celebrated House of Fame, The Arches, Glasgow, Scotland
The Darktown Cakewalk, Celebrated House of Fame. Chisenhale Gallery, London

2008
Linn Lühn, Cologne, Germany

2007
Pretty Girl. No.1, Baltic, Gateshead
PS1/Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, USA
Stuart Shave/Modern Art, London

2006
We Who Are Her Hero, Galerie LH, Paris, France
Let Me Go Where My Pictures Go, dépendance, Brussels, Belgium

2004
The Lives of Women Dreaming, Futura Gallery, British Council, Prague, Czech Republic

2000
The Return of Linderland, Cornerhouse, Manchester

1997
What Did You Do in the Punk War, Mummy?, Cleveland Gallery, London
England is Mine, Windows Gallery, British Council, Prague, Czech Republic


Selected Group Exhibitions

2018
Home Futures, Design Museum, London (forthcoming)
Exploding Collage, Hatton Gallery, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne
Vêtements Illicites, Freedman Fitzpatrick, Paris, France
Actions. The image of the world can be different (part 1), Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge
Virginia Woolf: An Exhibition Inspired by Her Writings, Tate St Ives, Cornwall; travelling to: Pallant House Gallery, Chichester; Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge

2017
Queer Art(ists) Now, Archive Gallery, London
The Critic as Artist, Reading International, Reading Museum, Reading
Dreamers Awake, White Cube, London
Coming Out: Sexuality, Gender, and Identity, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool
Nude: Art from the Tate Collection, SOMA Museum, Seoul, Korea
Daughters of Penelope, Dovecot Studios, Edinburgh, Scotland
As Above, So Below, Portals, Visions, Spirits & Mystics, IMMA, Dublin, Ireland
La Modiva, part of ¡Viva! Spanish & Latin American Festival 2017, Home, Manchester
Surreal House, The Pill, Istanbul, Turkey

2016
Of Other Spaces: Where Does Gesture Become an Event?, Cooper Gallery, Dundee
Le retour des ténèbres’ /Return of Darkness, Musée Rath in Geneva, Switzerland
Artistic Differences, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London
Nude: Art from the Tate collection, The Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
Theories of Modern Art, Stuart Shave/Modern Art, London
British Art Show 8, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh, Scotland
Performing for the Camera, Tate Modern, London
Pure Romance, The Redfern Gallery, London

2015
British Art Show 8, Leeds Art Gallery, Leeds
LINO|CUT, Paul Stolper, London
Soft Core, Invisible Exports, New York, NY, USA

2014
Primal Architecture, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin
Post Pop: East Meets West, Saatchi Gallery, London
Play What’s Not There, Raven Row, London
The Hawker, Gallery Carlos Ishikawa, London

2013
The Age of Collage, Gestalten Space, Berlin, Germany
Designing Modern Women 1890-1990, MoMA, New York, NY, USA
Flowers&Mushrooms, Museum der Moderne Mönchsberg, Salzburg, Germany
The System of Objects, Deste Foundation, Athens, Greece
Tom Burr & Linder, Stuart Shave/Modern Art, London
Coconut Water, White Flag Projects, Saint Louis, MO, USA
IN THE CUT: COLLAGE AS IDEA, Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Southbank, Australia

2012
Only parts of us will ever touch parts of others, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris, France
Mash-up: Collage from the 1930’s to the present, L&M Arts, Los Angeles, CA, USA

2011
Transmitter/Receiver. The persistence of collage from the Arts Council Collection, MIMA, Middlesbrough
LIVE! Art&Rock that Changed the History, Centro Per L'arte Contemporanea Luigi Pecci, Prato, Italy
Les Paris Sont Ouverts, Freud Museum, London
Madame Realism, Marres Centre for Contemporary Culture, Maastricht, Netherlands

2010
Art For Whom?, Tate Britain, London
Another Music, Kunsthall Oslo, Oslo, Norway
Room Divider, Wilkinson Gallery, London
Rencontres d'Arles Photographie, Arles, France
The Dark Monarch, Towner Contemporary Art Museum, Eastbourne
Mixtapes: Popular Music in Contemporary Art, Lewis Glucksman Gallery, Cork, Ireland
Linder Sterling and Jon Savage: The Secret Public / Punk Montages, Photography and Collages 1976 – 1981, Boo – Hooray, New York, NY, USA
Misty Boundaries Fades and Dissolves, FormContent, London (curated by Daniella Saul with Linder, George Barber, Stewart Home, Linder, Clunie Reid, James Richards, Eva Weinmayr)
SUPERNATURE: an exercise in loads, AMP, Athens, Greece

2009
The Dark Monarch, Tate St Ives, St Ives
After Twilight, Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne, Germany

2008
Crossroads. DA2, Salamanca Institute of Culture, Salamanca, Spain
Cohabitation, Galleria Francesca Kaufmann, Milan, Italy
Punk. No One is Innocent, Kunsthalle Vienna, Vienna, Austria
doArt, Beijing, China

2007
Re-Make/Re-Model, Sorcha Dallas, Glasgow, Scotland
Neolithic Porns, Isabella Bortolozzi Galerie, Berlin, Germany
Love Me Tender: Works from the Tate collection, Tate Britain, London
Linn Lühn, Cologne, Germany
Harry Smith Anthology Remixed, Alt.Gallery, Newcastle
Sympathy for the Devil: Art and Rock and Roll since 1967, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, IL, USA
What We Do Is Secret, Blancpain Art Contemporain, Geneva, Switzerland
The Secret Public: The last days of the British Underground 1978 - 1988, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London
Panic Attack! Art in the Punk Years, Barbican, London, touring to the Maison des Arts in Créteil, France

2006
Deconstruction, Barbara Gladstone, New York, NY, USA
Audio, Cabinet des Estampes, Geneva, Switzerland
Le Sphere Punk, Le Magasin, Grenoble, France
The Secret Public: The last days of the British Underground 1978 - 1988, Kunstverein Munich, Germany

2004
Collage, Bloomberg space, London

2003
Glamour, Windows Gallery, British Council, Prague, Czech Republic
Plunder, Dundee Contemporary Arts, Scotland

2001
DEAD, The Roundhouse, London

1998
Destroy: Punk Graphic Design in Britain, Royal Festival Hall, London


Selected Performances

2018
Art on the Underground, London (forthcoming)

2016
Children of the Mantic Stain, Southbank Center, London

2015
Children of the Mantic Stain, Leeds Art Gallery, Leeds

2012
The Ultimate Form, The Hepworth Wakefield, Wakefield

2007
Le Magasin, Grenoble, France

2006
The Working Class Goes To Paradise, Tate Triennial, Tate Britain, London

2004
Meltdown, Royal Festival Hall, London

2000
The Working Class Goes To Paradise, Manchester, England
Linder