Angus Fairhurst

Conceptual artist, Angus Fairhurst, is best known for his association with the Young British Artists movement in the 1990s. Fairhurst’s conceptual work, which includes sculpture, painting, performance, photography, video, music, printmaking, drawing, and collage, is marked by an anti-establishment sense of humor. Fairhurst is known for the recurring motif of gorillas in his work across media. He studied at Goldsmiths College, London.

Selected Exhibitions

Angus Fairhurst: All Body and Text Removed, Meliksetian | Briggs, Los Angeles, CA

Angus Fairhurst, Unprinted: Graphic works from 1992 - 2006, Paul Stolper Gallery, London, England

Angus Fairhurst: A Couple of Differences Between Thinking and Feeling, Fort Worth Contemporary Arts, Fort Worth, TX

Brilliant! New Art From London, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN


Tate, Britain
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
Museum of Modern Art, New York City
British Council Collection