blue, iron sculture MAURICE AGIS:  Born London, 1931
 

1958/1962

1967

Studies

St.Martin’s School of Art, London (painting & sculpture)
Postgraduate studies on De Stijl,   Ministry of Education, Holland

 

1962-64
1964-66



1967-73

Teaching

Bath Academy of Art
St.Martin’s School of Art
Nottingham College of Art
Winchester College of Art
London College of Design 
Goldsmith College of Art, London

 Wings, Bedford Park  

1960
1961
1967/68


1968,71-73
75,77-81
1981

Prizes, awards & commissions

Pratt Bequest of sculpture
Sainsbury of sculpture
The Ministery of Education Scholarship, Holland
Sikkens International Price, Amsterdam
Arts Council of Scotland

Arts Council of GB
Leyton House Hospital commission, London

Spaceplace (Agis & Jones)

1980,82,83
1983

1985
1987

GLC Arts and Recration Awards
The National Endowment for The Arts Commission, USA
City of Berlin Commission
International Contemporary Art Fair commission, Los Angeles, USA
Spaceplace (Agis&Jones)

1988
1989
1996

1997

World Fair of Brisbane commission, Australia
Arts Electronica International Festival
Copenhagen European city of Culture commission
RIBA (Royal Institute of Britih Architects) commission
Agis's Colourspace, 1980 Agis´s Colourspace, 1980  

1960-62
1961
1962



1968

Group Exhibitions

Young Contemporaries, London
London Group
Grabowski Gallery, London
Institute of Contemporary Art, London
Arts Council of Great Britain Travelling exhibition
Art&Architectura, Building Centre, London

Agis's Colouspce 1980

Insideout, with Gaby Agis&Company

Insideout with Gaby Agis&Company

1970


1993

Market 70, Central London Polythecnic
Blow up Travelling Exhibition, Arts Council of Great Britain
Sixties Scene, British Art 1958-70, Barbican Arts Centre, London
Sculptures in The Garden, Chelsea Arts Club, London
Combine-construct, with Gaby Agis & Company

1994
1995

1997

 


1980

Encounters, Atrium Gallery, London
Sculptures in the Garden, Chelsea Arts Club, London
Portable Architecture, RIBA, London

Solo Exhibitions, Permanent Sculptures & Mixed Events

Insideout, National Theatre, Oval Theatre, London

Air tube, Lake George, New York

1981




1983


Insideout, Battersea Arts Centre, Barbican Arts Centre, London
Bracknell Arts Centre
Combine-Construct, Barbican Arts Centre, London
Air tube, Ice and Air Show, Lake George, New York State, USA
Combine-Construct, National Theatre, London
Lincoln Centre, New York, USA
Clause 28, Glasgow

1988

1990

1991

1992

2001

Clause 28, water sculpture, Glasgow Garden Festival, Scotland
Forget-me-not, stone & iron sculpture, Bow, London
Wings, stone & iron sculpture, Bedford Park, England
Solo sculpture exhibition, Talberg Taylor Gallery, Greewnich, London
Solo painting and sculpture exhibition, MDMA Gallery, London
Spaceplace, Agis&Jones

Construction & exhibition of spaces 

1.-Agis and Jones

From mid 60s to late 70s Maurice Agis and Peter Jones colaborated in the creation of abstract walk through spaces 
1966 Spaceplace, Museum of Modern Art, Oxford
1967 Spaceplace, Museum Stedlijk, Amsterdan 

In 1967 they received the Sikkens International Prize for "their conception of spacial structures and for their significance of those concepts in the urban environment"

1972            

1973

1974
1975
1976
1977
1978

1979
Spaceplace towards Colourscape Village, Serpentine Gallery, Kensington Park, London; Sunderland Arts Center, Jarrow Arts Centre, Kendal Arts Centre, Nottingham Festival, Lancaster University, Exeter University Colourspace Village, Mapping Gallery, Shefield; Greenwich Festival, Kendal
Arts Centre, Stourbridge Arts Centre, Durham Arts Centre
Colourspace, Greenwich, Newcastle, Durham
Colourspace, Greenwich
Colourspace Travelling exhibition:
Aberdeen, Glasgow, Egin, Scotland
Colourscape, Battersea Park, London
Colourspace on The Thames, travelling exhibition:  Battersea Park, Blackheath Park and Bishops Park
Colourspace, National Theatre, South Bank, London

2.- Evolution of Colourspace 

In 1980 Agis presented his first solo pneumatic sculpture Colourspace/Coloursound with music by Robin Maconie and dance by Gaby Agis & Company at the South Bank, London
1981

1982
1985
1986
1987


1988
1989

1990
1991
South Bank, London; Commonwealth Institute, London; Mapping Art Gallery, Sheffield, England; Lincoln Centre, New York, USA
Battersea Park, London
Berlin
Cologne and Hamburg, Germany
Essen, Bonn and Franckfurt, Germany
Barbican Arts Centre, London
International Contemporary Art Fair of Los Angeles, USA
World Expo 88, Brisbane, Australia
Birmingham, UK
Ars Electronica Festival, Linz, Austria
Glasgow, European City of Culture
Derby, UK
Ballerup, Denmark
Colourspace, New York, 1981 Colourspace, Glasgow, 1990
Colourspace, Chelthnham, 1995 Colourspace, Stavanger, 1992 Colourspace, Berlin,1985.
1992


1993
1994
1995

Festival of Contemporary Music, Stravanger, Norway
Summer Festival, León, Spain
Museum of Contemporary Art, Malmö, Sweden
Copenhagen, Denmark
Randers, Denmark
Mayfest, Glasgow, UK; Merseyside, Liverpool, UK; International Festival of Contemporary Music, Cheltenham, UK; Bishop Park and Shephers Bush, London 

3.- Evolution of Dreamspace

Dreamspace I

1996


1997
K96 Travelling Exhibition: Copenhagen, Ihoj, Lyngby, Kolding, Horsens, Fredericia, Vejle and Evenbourgh, Denmark
Wenington Green, Tower Hamlets and Shepherds Bush Green, Hammersmith and Fulham, London


1998
1999





2000

2001

 

2002

Dreamspace II 

Mile End Park, Tower Hamlets, London
Weninton Green, Tower Hamlets, London
Tall Ships, Greenock, Scotland
Milton Keynes, England


Dreamspace III 

Centro Borgo, Bologna, Italy
Weninton Green, Tower Hamlets, London
Sailsbury Festival, England
The Mardi Gras, Finsbury Park, London
The Docklands and Greenwich Festival, London

Dreamspace IV

Pau Gumbau, Castellón, Spain
Mile End Park, London

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