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Calvin Holbrook


Calvin Holbrook

07.06.2017
New collages and interview published in the first issue of DREAM, a brand new magazine that observes objects from fixation and curiosity. Art direction by Folch studios.






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02.02.2016
Just confirmed an exhibit of new works from recent series to appear in the lobby of the rather gorgeously designed HOTEL BRUMMELL in Barcelona. Preview and party date: 17.03.16.
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04.12.2015
My online shop is now LIVE! Pick up limited edition giclée prints, copies of Hate, postcard packs, original works and some other bits and bobs here.

Pictured below, Tomato Titties print. Edition size: 35. Medium: Gicleé fine art print on Hahnemühle Photorag 308gsm. Dimensions: 30 x 40cm (standard frame size). Inscription: Signed, numbered and dated by the artist on the front. Price: 45 euro.


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02.12.2015
Install images from group show Queer: Post-sexual - The box re-examined, at Fringe! Queer Arts Fest, 27 - 29 November 2015, Rose Lipman Building, London N1.





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07.09.2015
Are your walls feeling sad and empty? Need something pretty and perverse to make them glow? I'm putting together an online shop where you'll soon be able to buy the first of some strictly limited edition prints and also original works. First up is a short run of 30 of Post Grad Pop Up (below), printed on archival paper. You want one, don't ya? More info soon my sweets...

And in other less exciting news, succumbing even more to the world of social media, you can now follow me on Instagram, too! @calvin.holbrook

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05.09.2015
Recent works to be included in group show
Queer: Post-sexual - The box re-examined
, part of this year's Fringe! Queer Arts Fest, running 24 - 29 November 2015 in London. The show will be held at The Rose Lipman Building.


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01.09.2015
New series Wanna Play? in progress. Here's the title piece. Wanna Play?, 2015. Collage, 20.5 x 28cm.


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14.04.2015
Copies of hate are included in Hexenmeister, a solo show by AA Bronson at Maureen Paley gallery London, running from 18 April to 31 May 2015.


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01.10.2014
Artworks commissioned for a beauty feature for the new issue of Ponystep magazine, a collaboration with
still-life photographers Metz + Racine.


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14.07.2014
You can now buy Hate: the Worst Of!, a compilation of my fanzine hate at the Tate Modern bookshop in London.

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08.01.2014
Photos from opening of new solo show Strange New Growths at Brain + Beast, Barcelona. Continues until 30 January. View the individual works from the exhibition here.








Strange New Growths
Brain + Beast, c/Canvis Nous 10, Barcelona 08003
Until 30 Jan 2014.
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02.12.2013


Issues of hate are included in AA Bronson's curatorial project Queer Zines, as part of The Temptation of AA Bronson at Witte de With, Rotterdam, until 05 Jan 2014.
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02.11.2013


Twelve works from Strange New Growths will feature in my second Spanish solo show at Brain + Beast.

Brain + Beast, c/Canvis Nous 10, Barcelona 08003
29 Nov 2013 - 30 Jan 2014.
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02.07.2013


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5.5.2013
An ongoing social art project in reaction to the current economic crisis, Gracias Por Su Vista, is hitting the streets and coffee shops of Barcelona. A comment on the state of Spain's politicians and la crisis, this work could be my chance to get arrested doing a spot of flyposting. Fingers crossed.


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20.4.2013
Two works from Strange New Growths - Natural Honey and Suck My Stem - are included in new show Cut 'n' Paste, a group exhibition of collage works from 13 artists.

Cut 'n' Paste
Dalston Superstore, 117 Kingsland High Street, London E8
30 May - 7 July 2013.

Calvin Holbrook


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20.3.2013

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10.2.2013
A recent trip to Lisbon and its excellent Museu Colecção Berardo in Bélem provided the material for this photocollage, I Love Multiple Boy Pleasure (homage to Holzer), 2013.


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1.2.2013
I Don't Know It's An Illusion I Don't Care
Preteen Gallery at Vamiali's, Athens
7 Feb - 9 March 2013.

Group show featuring Darja Bajagic, Luis Miguel Bendana, Jennifer Chan, Phoebe Collings-James, Petra Cortright, Radames “Juni” Figueroa, Rodrigo Hernandez, Calvin Holbrook, Donna Huanca, Emily Jones, Brian Kokoska, Kubiat Nnamdie, Carlos Laszlo, Angelo Plessas, Przemek Pyszczek, Abdul Vas, Lewis Teague Wright, Elliott Wright, Jeff Zilm, Mario Zoots.

To Bring You My Love: 2 from Strange New Growths is being shown as part of this group show curated by Gerardo Contreras from Preteen Gallery.

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02.01.2013
Beer Picnic (Stink Finger Clit)
Preteen Gallery, Mexico
17 - 31 January 2013.

Group show featuring Calvin Holbrook, Brian Kokoska, Carlos Laszlo, Abdul Vas and Jeff Zilm. Suck My Stem from Strange New Growths is being shown.


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02.06.2012
Illustration of professional Britney Spears lookalike and X-Factor reject Kimberley Dayle commissioned for a feature in issue 1 of Perdiz magazine.


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02.03.2012
Images from Tornography solo exhibition, Espacio Plano B, Madrid, January-February 2012.













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