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The Aerodrome – An exhibition dedicated to the memory of Michael Stanley (2019)

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.