biography

1966 Born in Horsham, UK

EDUCATION

1996 BFA, Ruskin School of Drawing and Fine Art, Oxford, UK

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016

Mark Alexander Wrestling with Angels, Gemäldegalerie, Berlin, Germany.

2015

Credo, Beethoven-Haus, Bonn, Germany.

2014 – 2015

Mark Alexander Red and White Mannheim, Bode Museum, Berlin, Germany.

Mannheim Paintings, Galerie Bastian, Berlin, Germany.

2013

American Bog, Broadway 1602 Gallery, New York, U.S.A.

Play – The Frivolous and the Serious, Me Collectors Room, Berlin, Germany

2012

Ground and Unground, Wilkinson Gallery, London, UK

2010

Red Mannheim: St.Paul’s Cathedral Arts Project, St. Paul’s Cathedral, London, UK

2009

A Blacker Gold, Haunch of Venison, Berlin, Germany

2005

The Bigger Victory, Haunch of Venison, London, UK

2001

The Abhorrence of Virtue and the Love of Vice, Anthony Reynolds Gallery, London, UK

1999

Ozymandias, Anthony Reynolds Gallery, London, UK

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018

THE TIMES THEY ARE A-CHANGIN’, Galerie Bastian, Berlin, Germany

The Summer Exhibition, curated by Humphrey Ocean RA, Royal Academy, London, UK

2016

LUDWIG VAN : Le Mythe Beethoven, Philharmonie de Paris, Paris, France

Collection of Thea Westreich Wagner and Ethan Wagner, The Centre Pompidou, Paris, France

At The Still Point, Gallerie Bastian, Berlin, Germany

Herd of Sheffield, The Children’s Hospital Charity, Sheffield, UK

One Egg a Day, PantaleonsMuehlengasse, Köln, Germany

2015

Beethoven im Blick moderner und historischer Kunst, Kulturhaus Zanders Bergisch Gladbach, Germany.

Das Verschwundene Museum, curated by Dr. Julien Chapuis , Bode Museum, Berlin, Germany

2013

Green Flower Street, curated by Ariel Roger-Paris, Tatiana Kourochkina Galleria D’Art, Istanbul, Turkey

2012

power FLOWER: Blüten Zauber in der Zeitgenössischen Kunst, Galerie ABTART, Stuttgart, Germany

2011

Ars Apocalipsis, Kunst und Kollaps, Kunstverein Kreis, Veerhoffhaus, Gütersloh, Germany

2010

The Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy, London, UK

The Library of Babel – In and Out of Place, 176 Zabludowicz Collection, London, UK

Flowers, Death And Butterflies, Ausstellungsraum Céline und Heiner Bastian, Berlin Germany

Poetic Justice, Moss Gallery, New York, USA

2008

The Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy, London, UK

2002

Painting on the Move, Kunsthalle Basel, Basel, Switzerland

The Galleries Show, Royal Academy, London, UK

2001

I am a Camera, Saatchi Gallery, London, UK

1998

Black (with Lucia Nogueira), Anthony Reynolds Gallery, London, UK

SELECTED Literature

2018

A New Way of Seeing: The History of Art in 57 works, Dr. Kelly Grovier, Thames & Hudson

Controversial depictions of the US flag in art, Dr. Kelly Grovier, BBC Culture 31 August

Wrestling with edges: an interview with Mark Alexander, Jack Wakefield, The Frame Blog, 6 July

Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, BBC two, 16 June

Only Artists (with Humphrey Ocean RA),BBC Radio 4 14 March

The Racist message hidden in a masterpiece, Dr. Kelly Grovier, BBC Culture 12 March

2016

In Conversation with Dr. Bernd Lindemann(Dir. Gemäldegalerie, Berlin),16 June

2015

Picturing People:The New State of the Art, Charlotte Mullins

Art since 1989 (World of Art), Dr. Kelly Grovier, Thames & Hudson

2013

In Conversation with Anke Kempkes, Broadway 1620

100 Works of Art That Will Define Our Age, Dr. Kelly Grovier, Thames & Hudson

2011

1001 Paintings you must see before you die, Steohen Farthing

2009

Reflections on The Shield of Achilles, Andrew Graham-Dixon

2005

Lives of the artist: Interview with Areté Magazine no.17, Areté