The Aerodrome – An exhibition dedicated to the memory of Michael Stanley

The Aerodrome
An exhibition dedicated to the memory of Michael Stanley

IKON Gallery

1 Oozells Square, Brindleyplace

Birmingham, B1 2HS

12 June — 8 September 2019

The Aerodrome, an exhibition dedicated to the memory of Michael Stanley, who was a curator at Ikon before becoming Director of Milton Keynes Gallery and then Modern Art Oxford before his tragic death in 2012. Co-curated with David Austen and George Shaw and structured loosely on Rex Warner’s 1941 war-time novel The Aerodrome, a book that made a great impression on Stanley, it will include many of the artists he worked with, as follows:

Phillip Allen | Polly Apfelbaum | David Austen | Karla Black | Simon & Tom Bloor | Boyd & Evans | Marcel Broodthaers | Marcus Coates | Nathan Coley | Phil Collins | John Constable | Michael Craig-Martin | Abraham Cruzvillegas | Shezad Dawood | Jeremy Deller and Alan Kane | DRMM Architects | Alec Finlay | Anya Gallaccio | John Gerrard | Siobhan Hapaska | Roger Hiorns | Lonnie Holley | Thomas Houseago | Langlands & Bell | Elizabeth Magill | Aleksandra Mir | Jean-Luc Moulène | Paul Nash | Hayley Newman | Adrian Paci | Susan Philipsz | Paul Ramirez Jonas | Kristian Ryokan | Michael Sailstorfer | Jenny Saville | George Shaw | Michael Stanley | Linder Sterling | Graham Sutherland | Phoebe Unwin | Wolfgang Weileder | Cathy Wilkes | Stephen Willats | Keith Wilson | Richard Woods | Gilberto Zorio


The Aerodrome is accompanied by a fully illustrated catalogue published by Ikon and Modern Art Oxford, featuring essays by artists David Austen, George Shaw, Carrie Stanley and Ikon’s Director Jonathan Watkins.


For more information please visit IKON Gallery's website below.


May 22, 2019