Issy Wood Biography Writing Selected press
2019, Installation view, All The Rage, Goldsmith's Centre for Contemporary Art (CCA), London
2019, Installation view, All The Rage, Goldsmith's Centre for Contemporary Art (CCA), London
All the Rage 2
2019, oil on linen, 100 x 140 cm
E.N.D. (ear, nose, dignity)
2019, oil on linen, 24 x 18 cm
2019, Installation view, All The Rage, Goldsmith's Centre for Contemporary Art (CCA), London
Mother as docked idol with move-in date
2019, oil on linen, 220 x 165.5 cm
2019, Installation view, All The Rage, Goldsmith's Centre for Contemporary Art (CCA), London
Mother as space-age mannequin
2019, oil on linen, 29.5 x 23.5 cm
Alien / Worry
2019, oil on linen, 30 x 19.5 cm
2019, Installation view, All The Rage, Goldsmith's Centre for Contemporary Art (CCA), London
Will he
2019, oil on linen, 225 x 150 cm
2019, Installation view, All The Rage, Goldsmith's Centre for Contemporary Art (CCA), London
Kettle (By which I mean you die in a fire)
2018, oil on linen, 24 x 30 cm
JW! KS! IW!
2019, oil on linen, 24 x 30 cm
Will she?
2019, oil on linen, 19.5 x 30 cm
2019, Installation view, All The Rage, Goldsmith's Centre for Contemporary Art (CCA), London
The underdose
2019, oil on linen, 162 x 208 cm
2019, Installation view, All The Rage, Goldsmith's Centre for Contemporary Art (CCA), London
All the rage 1
2019, oil on linen, 100 x 140 cm
Idea for responsibility (dog)
2019, oil on linen, 30 x 23.5 cm
The invoice
2019, oil on linen, 18 x 24 cm
The art of divorce (Russell Crowe, his belongings)
2019, oil on linen, 29.5 x 20.5 cm
Light layers / go, Daddy 3
oil on velvet, 170 x 290 cm 2019, Installation view, All The Rage, Goldsmith's Centre for Contemporary Art (CCA), London
2019, Installation view, All The Rage, Goldsmith's Centre for Contemporary Art (CCA), London
detail view, Car interior / go, Daddy 2
2019, oil on linen, 170 x 290 cm
detail view, Car interior / go, Daddy 1
2019, oil on linen, 170 x 290 cm
2019, Installation view, All The Rage, Goldsmith's Centre for Contemporary Art (CCA), London
Study for good will
mixed media installation (oil on clothing)
2019, Installation view, All The Rage, Goldsmith's Centre for Contemporary Art (CCA), London
Study for good will
mixed media installation (oil on clothing)
2019, Installation view, All The Rage, Goldsmith's Centre for Contemporary Art (CCA), London
Study for good will
mixed media installation (oil on clothing)
2019, Installation view, All The Rage, Goldsmith's Centre for Contemporary Art (CCA), London
Study for good will
mixed media installation (oil on clothing)
2019, Installation view, All The Rage, Goldsmith's Centre for Contemporary Art (CCA), London
Study for good will
mixed media installation (oil on clothing)
2019, Installation view, All The Rage, Goldsmith's Centre for Contemporary Art (CCA), London
Study for good will
mixed media installation (oil on clothing)
2019, Installation view, All The Rage, Goldsmith's Centre for Contemporary Art (CCA), London
Study for good will
mixed media installation (oil on clothing)
2019, Installation view, All The Rage, Goldsmith's Centre for Contemporary Art (CCA), London
ARIES, TAURUS, GEMINI, CANCER, LEO, VIRGO, LIBRA, SCORPIO, SAGITTARIUS, CAPRICORN, AQUARIUS OR PISCES
2019, oil on clothing
Limited edition of 12 (each a unique painted sign of the Zodiac)
2019, Installation view, Paint also known as blood, MoMA Warsaw
Grandmother in full flow
2018, oil on canvas, 29.5 x 29.5cm
2019, Installation view, Paint also known as blood, MoMA Warsaw
It All / study for bestiality
2019, oil on linen, 24.5 x 30cm
2019, Installation view, Paint also known as blood, MoMA Warsaw
The heartburn before Christmas
2018, oil on canvas, 30 x 40 cm
2019, Installation view, Paint also known as blood, MoMA Warsaw
Mad at me
2018, oil on canvas, 218 x 269 cm
2019, Installation view, World Receivers, Zabludowicz Collection, London
JOAN CIRCA 2002
2017, oil on canvas, 10 x 7 cm
2019, Installation view, World Receivers, Zabludowicz Collection, London
2019, Installation view, World Receivers, Zabludowicz Collection, London
When You I Feel
2017, Installation view, Carlos/Ishikawa, London
When You I Feel
2017, Installation view, Carlos/Ishikawa, London
When You I Feel
2017, Installation view, Carlos/Ishikawa, London
When You I Feel
2017, Installation view, Carlos/Ishikawa, London
When You I Feel
2017, Installation view, Carlos/Ishikawa, London
Study for a Tureen
2017, oil on canvas, 165 x 285 cm
The Supervision
2017, oil on canvas, 165 x 285 cm
When You I Feel
2017, oil on canvas, 165 x 285 cm
When You I Feel
2017, Installation view, Carlos/Ishikawa, London
When You I Feel
2017, Installation view, Carlos/Ishikawa, London
When You I Feel
2017, Installation view, Carlos/Ishikawa, London
When You I Feel
2017, Installation view, Carlos/Ishikawa, London
When You I Feel
2017, Installation view, Carlos/Ishikawa, London
When You I Feel
2017, Installation view, Carlos/Ishikawa, London
IW
2017, oil on linen, 20 x 30 cm
Untitled (dog)
2017, oil on linen, 30 x 21 cm
Night Schvitz
2017, oil on canvas, 24 x 30 cm
Personal Hotspot
2017, oil on canvas, 24 x 18 cm
Expensive Minaudière 2
2017, oil on canvas, 18 x 24 cm
2017, Installation view, Independent Régence Brussels

2017, Installation view, Independent Régence Brussels

2017, Installation view, Independent Régence Brussels

2017, Installation view, Independent Régence Brussels

2017, Installation view, Independent Régence Brussels

2017, Installation view, Independent Régence Brussels

2017, Installation view, Independent Régence Brussels

the call
2017, Oil on canvas, 183 x 150 cm
shine bright!
2017, Oil on velvet<, 181 x 100 cm
mother as young joan rivers
2016, Oil on canvas, 113 x 104.5 cm
shit loved ones say
2017, Oil on canvas, 168 x 132 cm
expensive minaudière
2017, Oil on canvas, 183 x 150 cm
Selected Works
Shit loved ones say 2
2019, oil on linen, 161 x 220 cm
The dream / I came as soon as I heard
2019, oil on canvas, 100 x 145 cm
JOAN CIRCA 1969; 1988; 1983; 1979; 1980;
1998, 1982; 1986; 1970; 1991;
1978; 1987; 1985; 1972, 1967

Examples from an ongoing series, 2017-present
Oil on canvas, 10 x 7 cm (each)
Oak! Bluff! Plural!
2019, oil on linen, 24 x 30 cm
MTness
2018, oil on linen, 220 x 165.5 cm
Dandelion
2018, oil on linen, 90 x 118 cm
The wrapper (large)
2018, oil on velvet, 195 x 140 cm
Publications




When You I Feel
2017, A compilation of the artist's writing, first published on her blog Chew and Swallow, from 2007-2017
ISBN: 978-1-78808-398-8






Sml Ptngs, Vol. 1
2018, A record of the artist's daily exercises in small format oil painting
ISBN: 978-1-78926-862-1






All the Rage
2019, A compilation of the artist's writing, first published on her blog Commit to the Dish, from 2017-2019
ISBN: 978-1-78972-302-1
Biography

Issy Wood; (b. 1993, USA)
Lives and works in London

2018 MA, RA Schools, London
2015 BA, Fine Art & History of Art, Goldsmiths, London


Solo Exhibitions and Projects

2019
All The Rage, Goldsmiths CCA, London
I came as soon as I heard, JTT, New York (two-person show with Margaret Wharton)

2018
Joan, D.E.L.F., Vienna

2017
When You I Feel, Carlos/Ishikawa, London

2015
Rosetta Stone, Triumph, Moscow


Selected Group Exhibitions

2019
Claude Mirrors, three person show (with Victor Mann and Jill Mulleady), Schinkel Pavillon, Berlin (forthcoming)
Arte contemporanea in Gran Bretagna, International Gallery of Modern Art, Ca' Pesaro, Venice (forthcoming)
Cursed Images, curated by Ed Fornieles (as part of curated by 2019 – Circulation), Galerie Lisa Kandlhoffer, Vienna, Austria (forthcoming)
A Cloth Over a Birdcage, Chateau Shatto, Los Angeles, USA
Okey Dokey III – Fenster, Multple Venues, Cologne & Düsseldorf, Germany
Paint Also Known as Blood, MoMA, Warsaw
World Receivers, Zabludowicz Collection, London
The Rest, Lisson Gallery, New York
House of the Sleeping Beauties, S|2, London

2018
Nightfall, (curated by Fernanda Brenner, Erika Verzutti, Milovan Farronato), Mendes Wood DM, Brussels
Darren Bader: I don't know, Société, Berlin
Virginia Woolf, An Exhibition Inspired by Her Writings, Tate St Ives, UK

2017
Dreamers Awake, White Cube, London
Issy Wood & Darja Bajagić, Carlos/Ishikawa at Independent Régence Brussels
All Day Breakfast, curated by Alastair Mackinven, Reading International, UK

2016
Winter Show, Union Pacific, London
NEO-PAGAN-BITCH-WITCH!, Evelyn Yard, London
Streams of Warm Impermanence, DRAF, London
Chatsubo, Kraupa Tuskany Zeidler, Berlin
Sufficient Joy - Issy Wood / Gina Fischli, Greatorex, London
FOLLY, Emalin, Dunmore Pineapple, Airth, Scotland

2014
mini-cooperation, PLAZAPLAZA, London