1962 Born in London, England

Working Men's College, London, England

1983-84 London College of Printing, London, England
1984-87 Goldsmiths College, London, England

Solo Exhibitions


NOT NOW DARLING, Le Consortium, Dijon, France


HURRICANE DORIS, CFA Berlin, Berlin, Germany

HONEY PIE, Sadie Coles HQ, Kingly Street, London, England

HONEY PIE, Gladstone 64, Gladstone Gallery, New York NY, USA


Red Brick Art Museum, Beijing, China

Supersensible, Works 1991-2012, Jason Haam, Seoul, South Korea

Au Naturel, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles CA, USA (touring)


Au Naturel, New Museum, New York NY, USA (touring)

Dame Zero, kurimanzutto, Mexico City, Mexico

Familias Felices, Salón Silicón, Mexico City, Mexico


Good Muse, Legion of Honor, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, San Francisco CA, USA

FunQroc, CFA Contemporary Fine Arts, Berlin, Germany

POWER IN WOMAN, Humber Street Gallery, Hull, England


INNAMEMORABILIAMUMBUM, Fondazione Nicola Trussardi off-site: Albergo Diurno Venezia, Milan, Italy, curated by Massimiliano Gioni and Vincenzo de Bellis

Father Time, Sadie Coles HQ, Davies Street, London, England

POWER IN WOMAN, Sir John Soane’s Museum, London, England


I SCREAM DADDIO,The British Pavilion, 56th International Art Exhibition, Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy (cat.)

Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester, England


Florian and Kevin, Aspen Art Museum, Aspen CO, USA

Fried Egg, DRAF David Roberts Art Foundation, London, England (performance)

with Julian Simmons, CFA Contemporary Fine Arts, Berlin, Germany

Furniture, Sadie Coles HQ off-site: Salone Internazionale del Mobile di Milano, Milan, Italy

NUD NOB, Gladstone Gallery, New York NY, USA

Tramway, Glasgow, Scotland


NOB + Gelatin, Secession, Vienna, Austria

SITUATION Absolute Beach Man Rubble, Whitechapel Gallery, London, England (cat.)

Sarah Lucas Furniture, CFA Contemporary Fine Arts, Berlin, Germany

SITUATION ROMANS, Sadie Coles HQ, New Burlington Place, London, England


SITUATION CLASSIC PERVERY, Sadie Coles HQ, New Burlington Place, England

SITUATION FRANZ WEST, Sadie Coles HQ, New Burlington Place, England

Home Alone Gallery, New York NY, USA

with Rohan Wealleans, SITUATION WHITE HOLE, Sadie Coles HQ, New Burlington Place, London, England

Ordinary Things, Henry Moore Institute, Leeds, England (cat.)

SITUATION ROSE BUSH, Sadie Coles HQ, New Burlington Place, England

NUDS, Kurimanzutto off-site: Anahuacalli de Diego Rivera, Mexico City, Mexico (cat.)

SITUATION MAKE LOVE, Sadie Coles HQ, New Burlington Place, London, England

SITUATION MISS JUMBO SAVALOY,Sadie Coles HQ, New Burlington Place, London, England

2011 Lucas Bosch Gelatin, Kunsthalle Krems, Krems, Austria (cat.)

NUZ Spirit of Ewe, Two Rooms, Auckland, New Zealand; Dunedin Public Art Gallery, Dunedin, New Zealand


Penetralia,Gladstone Gallery, Brussels, Belgium

Nuds Cycladic, Museum of Cycladic Art, Athens, Greece

Perceval, Snape Maltings, Suffolk, England

2009 NUDS, Sadie Coles HQ off-site: 13 Dover Street, London, England 

Goss-Michael Foundation, Dallas TX, USA

Penetralia, Sadie Coles HQ, South Audley Street, London, England

Perceval, Waddesdon Manor, Buckinghamshire, England

Perceval, Doris C Freedman Plaza, Central Park, New York NY, USA


Sarah Lucas, Matthew Barney & Richard Prince, Sadie Coles HQ / Gladstone Gallery booth, Fiac!, Grand Palais, Paris, France

Tate Liverpool, Liverpool, England

Vanitas, Der Hallen, Frans Hals Museum, Haarlem, The Netherlands


Sadie Coles HQ booth, Art Basel Miami Beach, Miami FL, USA

GOD IS DAD, Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York NY, USA (cat.)

Kunsthalle Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland; Kunstverein Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany; Tate Liverpool, Liverpool, England (cat.)

2004 with Angus Fairhurst and Damien Hirst, In-A-Gadda-Da-Vidda, Tate Britain, London, England (cat.)

with Colin Lowe and Roddy Thomson, Temple of Bacchus, Milton Keynes Gallery, Milton Keynes, England (cat.)


room installation, Tate Modern, London, England

Charlie George, CFA Contemporary Fine Arts, Berlin, Germany

2001 CAKE, Counter Editions, London, England

The Fag Show, SadieColes HQ, Heddon Street, London, England

Beyond the Pleasure Principle, Freud Museum, London, England

Self Portraits and More Sex, Tecla Sala, Barcelona, Spain (cat.)

Self Portraits 1990-98, Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

Sadie Coles HQ booth, The Armory Show, New York NY, USA 


Beautiness, CFA Contemporary Fine Arts, Berlin, Germany

Sadie Coles HQ booth, Art Cologne, Cologne, Germany


with Angus Fairhurst, Odd-bod Photography, Sadie Coles HQ, London England; Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne, Germany

The Old In Out, Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York NY, USA


The Law, Sadie Coles HQ off-site: St Johns Lofts, London, England

Bunny Gets Snookered, SadieColes HQ, Heddon Street, London, England

Car Park, Ludwig Museum, Cologne, Germany (cat.)


Museum Boymans-van Beuningen, Rotterdam, The Netherlands (cat.)

Portikus, Frankfurt-am-Main, Germany

Is Suicide Genetic?, CFA Contemporary Fine Arts, Berlin, Germany

1995 Supersensible, Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York NY, USA

Got a Salmon On (Prawn), Anthony d'Offay Gallery, London, England

Where's My Moss, White Cube, London, England


with Tracey Emin, The Shop, 103 Bethnal Green Road, London, England

with Tracey Emin, From Army to Armani, Galerie Analix, Geneva, Switzerland


Penis Nailed to a Board, City Racing, London, England

The Whole Joke, 8 Kingly Street, London, England

Group Exhibitions


Breaking the Mould: Sculpture by Women since 1945, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Yorkshire, England (touring)


Der Goldene Reiter in Faustrecht der Freiheit aka Fox and His Friends, CFA Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Michael Clark: Cosmic Dancer, Art Gallery, Barbican Centre, London, England

SENORA!, an exhibition curated by Sarah Lucas and Kris Lemsalu, Galerie Meyer Kainer, Vienna

Der erschöpfte Mann (The exhausted man), Swiss National Museum, Landesmuseum Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland

New Images of Man, Blum & Poe, Los Angeles CA, USA

For a Dreamer of Houses, DMA Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas TX, USA


Feast for the Eyes: The Story of Food in Photography, The Photographers Gallery, London

Art & Porn, Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhagen (touring)

Gossamer, Carl Freedman Gallery, Margate, England

Reason Gives No Answers: Selected Works from the Collection, Newport Street Gallery, London

Maskulinitäten (On masculinity), Kunstverein, Bonn, Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne and Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Westfalen, Dusseldorf, Germany

New Order, Sprüth Magers, London

Criminal Ornamentation: Yinka Shonibare MBE curates the Art Council Collection, Southampton Art Gallery, Southampton, England, UK (touring)

Dry Land, Gladstone Gallery, Gladstone 64, New York

Alan Kane: 4 Bed Detached Home of Metal, The New Art Gallery Walsall, Walsall, England

Collective Exhibition for a Single Body – The Private Score – Vienna 2019, Kontakt Collection, Vienna

Perception by Collaborative Collections, Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki, Greek Macedonia, Greece (touring)

Delirious, Lustwarande – Platform for Contemporary Sculpture, Tilburg, The Netherlands

Untitled, Art Basel, Basel, Switzerland

Art & Porn, ARoS Aarhus Kunstmuseum, Aarhus, Denmark (touring)

Straying from the line, Schinkel Pavillon, Berlin

Criminal Ornamentation: Yinka Shonibare MBE curates the Art Council Collection, Longside Gallery, Arts Council Collection, Wakefield, England, UK (touring)

Perception by Collaborative Collections, Museum of Modern Art of Republika Srpska, Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina (touring)

People, Jeffrey Deitch, Los Angeles (CA), USA

Women in Photography: A History of British Trailblazers, The Lightbox, Woking, England, UK

Criminal Ornamentation: Yinka Shonibare MBE curates the Art Council Collection, Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter, England, UK (touring)

Perception by Collaborative Collections, Kosova National Art Gallery, Pristina (touring)


A Woman Looking at Men Looking at Women, Muzeum Susch, Susch, Switzerland

THE MATRIX, Spazio Maiocchi, Milan, Italy

Adam McEwen Selects:Exhibition and Sale to Benefit the Foundation for Contemporary Arts, Gladstone Gallery, New York (NY)

The Quick and the Dead: Hambling - Horsley - Lucas - Simmons – Teller, Jerwood Gallery, Hastings, England, UK

Perception by Collaborative Collections, Gallery of Matica srpska, Novi Sad, Serbia (touring until 2019)

Egon Schiele. Die Jubiläumsschau (The Jubilee Show) – RELOADED, Leopold Museum, Vienna

KNOCK KNOCK. Humour in Contemporary Art, South London Gallery, London

Criminal Ornamentation: Yinka Shonibare MBE curates the Art Council Collection, Attenborough Arts Centre, University of Leicester, Leicester, England, UK (touring until 2019)

In My Shoes, Attenborough Arts Centre, University of Leicester, Leicester, England, UK

Sculpture in the City 2018, Cullum Street, London

Perception by Collaborative Collections, Narodni muzej Crne Gore, Cetinje, Montenegro (touring)

Par amour du jeu, Magasins généraux, Paris

A TIME CAPSULE: Works Made by Women for Parkett, 1984 – 2017, Parkett Exhibition Space, Zurich, Switzerland

Nudes, Sadie Coles HQ, London

ISelf Collection: Bumped Bodies, Whitechapel Gallery, London

Five Plus Five: Sculptures from China and Great Britain in Hainan, Haiku the Sun and Moon Plaza, Hainan, China

In My Shoes, Longside Gallery, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Yorkshire, England, UK

Walking on the Fade Out Lines, Rockbund Art Museum, Shanghai

Like Life: Sculpture, Color, and the Body (1300–Now), The Met Breuer, New York (NY)


God Save the Queen: Damien Hirst & Sarah Lucas, Edward Ressle, New York (NY)

Coming Out: Sexuality, Gender and Identity, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool, UK

Social Photography V, Carriage Trade, New York (NY)

Pélamide, Gladstone Gallery, Brussels

Touchpiece, Hannah Hoffman Gallery, Los Angeles (CA), USA

The Body Laid Bare: Masterpieces From The Tate, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki, Auckland, New Zealand

Ark, Chester Cathedral, Chester, UK
Dreamers Awake, White Cube, London
EuroVisions: Contemporary Art from the Goldberg Collection, NAS gallery, Sydney, Australia (travelling to Heide Museum of Modern Art, Bulleen, Victoria, Australia, 2018)
Acting Out, Adam Art Gallery, Wellington, New Zealand
Room, Mead Gallery, Warwick Arts Centre, Coventry, UK
Midtown, Lever House, New York (NY)
If on Trondheim's Night a Traveler..., Trondheim Kunstmuseum, Norway
THE INNER SKIN, Marta Herford, Herford, Germany
Disobedient Bodies: J.W. Anderson at the Hepworth Wakefield, The Hepworth Wakefield, UK
Versus Rodin: Bodies across Space and Time, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia
No Place Like Home, Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Room, Sadie Coles HQ, London


Flesh, York Art Gallery, York, UK
Le Retour Des Ténèbres, Musée Rath, Geneva, Switzerland
New Past: Contemporary Art from Britain, Art Gallery of Uzbekistan, Tashkent
Nude: Art from the Tate Collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
Facing the World: Self Portraits from Rembrandt to Ai Wei Wei, The Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh
The Public Body, Artspace, Sydney, Australia
On Empathy, Bridget Donahue, New York (NY)
Invisible Adversaries: The Marieluise Hessel Collection, Center for Curatorial Studies, Hessel Museum of Art, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson (NY), USA
The Female Gaze, Part Two: Women Look at Men, Cheim & Read, New York, USA
Sculpture In The City, London

Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy of Arts, London
Daydreaming with Stanley Kubrick, Somerset House, London
Autoportraits: from Rembrandt To The Selfie, Musée des Beaux-Arts de Lyon, Lyon, France
Double Act: Art and Comedy, Bluecoat, Liverpool, UK
ME, Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt, Frankfurt, Germany THE PAGAD, Massimo De Carlo, Milan, Italy
Performing for the Camera, Tate Modern, London


NIRVANA – wundersame Formen der Lust, Winterthur, Switzerland
The Funnies, MOT International, Brussels
NO MAN’S LAND: Women Artists from the Rubell Family Collection, Rubell Family Collection/Contemporary Arts Foundation, Miami (FL), USA

Sculpture on the Move 1946–2016, Kunstmuseum Basel and Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Basel, Switzerland

Flirting with Strangers, 21er Haus, Vienna

Avatar und Atavismus: Outside der Avantgarde, Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf,


Going Public: International Art Collectors in Sheffield, Museum Sheffield, Sheffield, UK

Colección Jumex, In Girum Imus Nocte et Consumimur Igni, Museo Jumex, Mexico City

The Great Mother, Fondazione Nicola Trussardi, Milan, Italy (curated by Massimiliano Gioni)

Beyond Limits: The Landscape of British Sculpture 1950 – 2015, Chatsworth House, Derbyshire, UK

Arts & Foods. Rituals since 1851, Triennale in Milan, Milan, Italy

Shifting Subjects, Abbey Walk Gallery, North East Lincolnshire, UK

Going Public: International Art Collectors in Sheffield, Sheffield Cathedral, Sheffield, UK (from the Sandretto Re Rebaudengo Collection)

THEM, Schinkel Pavillon, Berlin

TERRAPOLIS, NEON and the Whitechapel Gallery, French School at Athens, Athens (curated by Iwona Blazwick)

Love For Three Oranges, Gladstone Gallery, Brussels

Zabludowicz Collection: 20 Years, Zabludowicz Collection, London

Self: Image and Identity, Turner Contemporary, Margate, UK

Private Utopia: Contemporary Works from the British Council Collection, Dunedin Public Art Gallery, Dunedin, New Zealand

The Noing Uv It, curated by Martin Clark and Steven Claydon, Bergen Kunsthall, Bergen, Norway

La Peregrina, curated by Jenny Saville, Rubens and His Legacy,Royal Academy of Arts, London

Sense (Un)Certainty: A Private Collection, Kunsthaus Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland  

Sleepless – The bed in history and contemporary art, 21er Haus, Österreichische

Galerie Belvedere, Vienna (curated by Mario Codognato)

2014 UNE HISTOIRE (art archi design, des années 80 à nos jours) / A HISTORY (art architecture design, from the 80s to now), Mnam Centre Pompidou, Paris
Crucible 2, Gloucester Cathedral (curated by Gallery Pangolin), Chalford, United Kingdom
Shit and Die – One Torino, organized by Maurizio Cattelan, Myriam Ben Salah and Marta Papini, Palazzo Cavour, Turin, Italy
Disturbing Innocence, curated by Eric Fischl, FLAG Art Foundation, New York (NY)
The Bad Shepherd: The Brueghel Dynasty in Conversation with Contemporary Art, Christie’s Mayfair, London
A Very Short History of Contemporary Sculpture, curated by Francesco Bonami, Phillips, London
Nirvana, mudac, Lausanne, Switzerland
Private Utopia: Contemporary Works from the British Council Collection, Tokyo Station Gallery, Tokyo; Itami City Museum of Art / The Museum of Arts & Crafts, Itami, Japan; The Museum of Art, Kochi, Japan; Okayama Prefectural Museum of Art, Okayama, Japan
La Gioia, Maison Particulière, Brussels
Danjuma Collection: One Man’s Trash (is Another Man’s Treasure), 33 Fitzroy Square, London
Corpus, Zacheta National Gallery of Art, Warsaw
Le musée d’une nuit (script for leaving traces), curated by Vincent Honoré, Fondation Hippocrène, Paris
Benglis 73 / 74, Neon Parc, Melbourne, Australia
Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester, UK
Today’s Specials, Pace London, London
Urs Fischer curated show, Sadie Coles HQ, London
Stanze/Rooms: Works from the Sandretto Re Rebaudengo Collection, Me Collectors Room Berlin, Olbricht Foundation, Berlin
Body & Void: Echoes of Moore in Contemporary Art, The Henry Moore Foundation, Perry Green, Hertfordshire, UK
The Anne and Wolfgang Titze Collection, Winter Palace and 21er Haus, Vienna
Private Utopia: Contemporary Works from the British Council Collection, Tokyo Station Gallery, Tokyo; Itami City Museum of Art, Itami, Japan and Kochi Museum of Art, Kochi, Japan
Front Row, CFA, Berlin
2013 1:1 Sets for Erwin Olaf & Bekleidung, Het Nieuwe Instituut, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
do it, Socrates Sculpture Park, New York (NY) (curated by Hans Ulrich Obrist, touring exhibition through to December 2018)
Regarding Warhol: Sixty Artists, Fifty Years, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York (NY) (cat.)
BRITISH BRITISH POLISH POLISH: Art from Europe's Edges in the Long '90s and Today, Centre of Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Zamek, Warsaw (cat.)
Lightness of Being, The Public Art Fund at City Hall Park, New York (NY)
Somos Libres, curated by Neville Wakefield, MATE, Lima
Mad, Bad and Sad: Women and the Mind Doctors, Freud Museum, London
Art, Club Culture, Fashion, ICA off-Site, Old Selfridges Hotel, London
Mostly West: Franz West and Artist Collaborations, Inverleith House, Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh, UK
SNAP: Art at the Aldeburgh Festival, Snape Maltings, Snape, UK
Il Palazzo Enciclopedico (The Encyclopedic Palace), 55th International Art Exhibition, Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy (cat.)
FLESH REALITY, Point Zero, London
Dreams of Reason: Highlights of the Sandretto Re Rebaudengo Collection, Centre of Contemporary Art, Torun, Poland (cat.)
Manchester International Festival, Manchester, UK
In the Heart of the Country, Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw (cat.)
2013 Carnegie International, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh (PA), USA (cat.)
The Weak Sex—How Art Pictures the New Male, Kunstmuseum Bern, Germany (cat.)
Looking at the View/em>, Tate Britain, London
Group Exhibition Curated By Clarissa Dalrymple, Xavier Hufkens, Brussels (cat.)
NYC 1993: Experimental, Jet, Set Trash and No Star, New Museum, New York (NY) (cat.)
2012 Gnadenlos: Künstlerinnen und das Komische, Kunsthalle Vogelman, Heilbronn, Germany (cat.)
Death to Death and other Small Tales: Masterpieces from the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art and the D. Daskalopoulos Collection, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh, UK (cat.)
Sex and Design, Triennale di Milano, Design Museum, Milan, Italy (cat.)
Freedom Not Genius, Works from Damien Hirst’s collection, Pinacoteca Giovanni e Marella Agnelli, Turin, Italy (cat.)
The Far and The Near, Tate St Ives, UK
Sculptural Matter, Australian Centre for Contemporary Art (ACCA), Melbourne, Australia (cat.)
Free: Art by offenders, secure patients and detainees, curated by Sarah Lucas, Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre, London
Pothole, Salon 94, New York (NY)
Disagreeable Object, SculptureCenter, Long Island City (NY), USA (cat.)
Self-Portrait, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Denmark (cat.)
Buy My Bananas, Kate Werble Gallery, New York (NY)
Portrait of the Artist As..., Courtauld Gallery, London
INPUT #4: Second Skin, VPL / Vara Art, New York (NY)
Print/Out, Museum of Modern Art, New York (NY)
Beautiful Penis, Palais de Tokyo, Paris
The Spirit Level (curated by Ugo Rondinone), Gladstone Gallery, New York (NY)
Art Exchange, Museum of Modern Art, Baku, Azerbaijan
Selling Sex, SHOWstudio, London
Made In Britain, Benaki Museum, Athens
Simon Fujiwara: Since 1982, Tate St Ives, UK (cat.)
2011 Diferencia y Acuerdo, ESPACIO MÍNIMO, Madrid
Home Alone, curated by Sarah Aibel, Sender Collection, Miami (FL), USA
Neon + Vinyl, Plus Art Projects, Londonewcastle Project Space, London
Nothing in the World but Youth, Turner Contemporary, Margate, UK (cat.)
Mindful, Imperial War Museum & Old Vic Tunnels, London
Camulodunum, Firstsite, Colchester, UK (cat.)
Snap: Art at the Aldeburgh Festival, Snape Maltings, Snape, UK
Forcemeat, Wallspace Gallery, New York (NY)
Women Make Sculpture, Pangolin London, London (cat.)
The Luminous Interval D.Daskalopoulos Collection, Museo Guggenheim Bilbao, Spain (cat.)
Destello, Foundacion/Coleccion Jumex, Mexico City (cat.)
THE LAST FIRST DECADE, Ellipse Foundation, Alcoitão, Portugal
X, Gio Marconi, Milan, Italy
L’art de Menjar / Eating Art, La Pedrera, Caixa Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain (cat.)
Dwelling, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York (NY) (cat.)
The Luxury of Dirt, Galerie Bob van Orsouw, Zürich, Switzerland
Modern British Sculpture, Royal Academy of Arts, London (cat.)
The Life of the Mind, The New Art Gallery, Walsall, UK
Le Paris Bar à Paris, Suzanne Tarasiève Galerie, Paris
2010 How Soon Now, Rubell Family Collection, Miami (FL), USA
Plus Ultra: Works from the Sandretto Re Rebaudengo Collection, Museo D’Arte Contemporanea, Rome (cat.)
Cosa fa la mia anima mentre sto lavorando?, Civica Galleria d’Arte Moderna, Gallarate, Italy (cat.)
Face Au Mur. Papiers Peints Contemporains / Covering the wall. Contemporary wallpapers, Musée de design es d`arts appliques contemporains (MUDAC), Lausanne, Switzerland (cat.)
Highlights from the Collection, Goss Michael Foundation, Dallas (TX), USA
CREAM – Damien Hirst & Contemporaries, Kiasma, Helsinki
The Last Newspaper, New Museum, New York (NY) (cat.)
Happy End, Kunsthalle Göppingen, Göppingen, Germany
Young British Art, Johyun Gallery
British Art Show 7: In the Days of the Comet, Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham Castle and New Art Exchange, Nottingham, UK
FRESH HELL: Carte Blanche à Adam McEwen, Palais de Tokyo, Paris
Crucible, Gloucester Cathedral, Gloucester, UK (cat.)
The Concrete Show, Galleria Franco Noero, Turin, Italy
The New Décor, Hayward Gallery, London, touring to Garage: Center for Contemporary Culture, Moscow (cat.)
Super Farmers’ Market, Handel Street Projects, London
Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy of Arts, London (cat.)
The Surreal House, Barbican Art Gallery, London (cat.)
Rude Britannia: British Comic Art, Tate Britain, London (cat.)
D. Daskalopoulos Collection, Whitechapel Gallery, London (cat.)
Sexuality and Transcendence, Pinchuck Art Foundation, Kiev, Ukraine (cat.)
Art, curated by Michael Craig-Martin, Galerie Haas & Fuchs, Berlin (cat.)
KNOCK KNOCK: Who's There? That Joke Isn’t Funny Anymore, Armand Bartos Fine Art, New York (NY)
Pop Life, Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg, Germany; Pop Life, National Gallery of Canada, Ontario (cat.)
Walls are Talking, Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester (cat.)
2009 Pop Life: Art in a Material World, Tate Modern, London (cat.)
Past Present: Where the modern and the historic meet, Nunnington Hall, York, UK
British Subjects: Identity and Self-Fashioning 1967-2009, Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase College, Purchase (NY), USA (cat.)
Precarious Form, Galerie Meyer Kainer, Vienna
Boule to Braid, Lisson Gallery, London
Andrea Rosen Gallery Summer Show, Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York (NY)
Passports. In Viaggio Con l'Arte, Padiglione D'Arte Contemporanea, Milan, Italy
The Female Gaze: Women Look At Women, Cheim & Read, New York (NY)
Gone to Earth, Isis Gallery, London
V22 PRESENTS: The Sculpture Show, Oysters Ain’t, The Almond Building, The Biscuit Factory, Bermondsey, London
Contemporary Eye: Material Matters, Pallant House Gallery, Chichester, UK
Yes or No and/or Yes and No, Western Bridge, Seattle (CA), USA
The Kaleidoscopic Eye: Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary, Mori Art Museum, Japan (cat.)
Subversive Spaces: Surrealism and Contemporary Art, The Whitworth Art Gallery, The University of Manchester; Compton Verney, Warwickshire; The Sainsbury Centre for the Visual Arts, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK (cat.)
2008 listen darling… the world is yours, Ellipse Foundation Contemporary Art Collection, Art Centre, Cascais, Portugal
Excerpt, Selections from the Jeanne Greenberg Rohatyn Collection, The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie (NY), USA (cat.)
On Shifting Ground In New York (Lecture), Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie (NY), USA
Cult of the Artist: “I can’t just slice off an ear every day”, Hamburger Bahnhof Museum für Gegenwart, Berlin (cat.)
Held Together with Water, Istanbul Museum of Modern Art, Turkey (cat.)
DARKSIDE, Photographic Desire and Sexuality Photographed, Fotomuseum Winterthur, Zürich, Switzerland (cat.)
Female Trouble, Die Kamera als Spiegel und Bühne weiblicher Inszenierungen, Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich, Germany (cat.)
The Hamsterwheel, Malmö Konsthall, Malmö, Sweden
Devastation and Depreciation, Gavin Brown Enterprise, New York (NY)
Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary. Collection as Aleph, Kunsthaus, Graz, Austria
Female Trouble, Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich, Germany (cat.)
Films, Sadie Coles HQ, London
GOD & GOODS: Spirituality and Mass Confusion, Villa Manin Centre for Contemporary Art, Codroipo, Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Italy (cat.)
(Auction) RED, Gagosian Gallery, New York (NY)
Blasted Allegories, Works from the Ringier Collection, Kunstmuseum Luzern, Lucerne, Switzerland (cat.)
Soufflé, eine Massenausstellungi, Kunstraum, Inssbruck, Germany (cat.)
2007 Unmonumental: The Object in the 21st Century, New Museum, New York (NY) (cat.)
Soufflé, eine Massenausstellung, Kunstraum Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
The Third Mind : Carte Blanche to Ugo Rondinone, Palais de Tokyo, Paris (cat.)
The Naked Portrait, 1900-2007, Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland (cat.)
Hamster Wheel, Venice Biennale, Venice (cat.), Traveling to Printemps de Septembre, Toulouse, France and Centre d’Art Santa Monica, Barcelona, Spain
Held Together With Water : Art from the Sammlung Verbund, MAK, Austria
Aftershock: Contemporary British Art 1990-2006, Guangdong Museum of Art, Beijing, China (cat.)
Back to Hackney, Hackney Arts Club, London
Global Feminisms, Brooklyn Museum, New York NY, Traveling to Davis Museum and Cultural Center, Wellesley (MA), USA (cat.)
FRANZ WEST Soufflé, eine Massenausstellung Kunstraum Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria (cat.)
2006 In the Darkest Hour there May be Light: Works from Damien Hirst’s Murderme Collection, Serpentine Gallery, London (cat.)
This is Not For You : Sculptural Discourses, Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary, Vienna
All Hawaii Entrées/Lunar Reggae, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin (cat.)
The Wonderful Fund: Art for the New Millenium 2000 – 2005, Pallant House Gallery, Chichester, UK
How to Improve the World, Hayward Gallery, London (cat.)
Printemps de Septembre à Toulouse, Toulouse, France
Prints, Sadie Coles HQ, London
Body Soul Face: The Position of Women from the 16th-21st Century, Leopold Museum, Vienna (cat.)
Art Car Boot Fair, The Old Truman Brewery, London
Il diavolo del focolare: The Devil of Hearth and Home, La Triennale di Milano, Milan, Italy (cat.)
Dada’s Boys, The Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland
Contemporary British Art for China, China Art Gallery, Beijing, China; Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou, China; Shanghai Art Musuem, Shanghai; The Three Gorges Museum, Chongqing, China
2005 Empreinte Moi, Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin, Paris
BritPrint, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia (cat.)
The Prop makers, MOT, London
The Wonderful Fund Collection, Arts in Marrakech Festival, Marrakech, Morocco
Rundlederwelten, Martin Gropius-Bau, Berlin
Light Art from Artificial Light, ZKM Museum, Karlsruhe, Germany (cat.)
Drunk vs. Stoned 2, Gavin Brown’s Enterprise, New York (NY)
Y[oung] B[ritish] A[rtists] Criss-Crossed, Galleri Kaare Bernsten, Oslo (cat.)
Julia Bornefeld Jimmie Durham Michael Kienzer Martin Kippenberger Sarah Lucas
Franz West Erwin Wurm Sculpture, Galerie Elisabeth & Klaus Thoman, Innsbruck, Austria (cat.)
Body: New Art from the UK, Vancouver Art Gallery, Canada; Ottawa Art Gallery, Ottawa, Canada; Oakville Art Galleries, Oakville, Canada; Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton, Canada; Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Nova Scotia, Canada (cat.)
Critics Choice, FACT, Liverpool, UK
2004 Works from the Boros collection (Werke aus der Sammlung Boros), Museum für Neue Kunst, Karlsruhe, Germany; ZKM, Karlsruhe, Germany (cat.)
Central Station: La collection Harald Falckenberg, la maison rouge, Paris (cat.)
Part I – LAT – Living: De Leegte (the Emptiness), Odapark, Venray, Netherlands
Gifted, The Arts Gallery, University of the Arts London, London
Drunk vs. Stoned, General Store in association with Gavin Brown’s enterprise, New York (NY)
Esprit/Spirit, Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Paris
Atomkrieg, Kunsthaus Dresden, Germany (cat.)
Man, Rubble, London
57th Aldeburgh Festival, Contemporary British Sculpture at Snape (Angus Fairhurst, Damien Hirst, Sarah Lucas), Snape, UK
Skulptur: Prekärer Realismus zwischen Melancholie und Komik / Sculpture
Precarious Realism between the Melancholy and the Comical, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna (cat.)
Central Station, collection Harald Falckenberg, La Maison Rouge – Foundation Antoine de Galbert, Paris (cat.)
From Above, Georg Kargl, Vienna
2003 Love Me. Post-Feminist Art of the 1990's from the Goetz Collection, Bergen Art
Museum, Bergen, Norway; Fries Museum, Leeuwarden, Netherlands (cat.)
Narcissus: New Visions of Self Representation, Crac Alsace, Altkirch, France
Viereeuwen roken in de kunst: Tabak en taboe – van Jan Steen tot Pablo Picasso, Kunsthal Rotterdam, Rotterdam, Netherlands (cat.)
Fourth Plinth Project, (Trafalgar Square), National Gallery, London
Cruel Fat, MOT, London
The Dead Bird Show, Whitechapel Project Space, London
Franz West and Friends, Austrian Cultural Institute, London
Plunder, Dundee Contemporary Art, Dundee, Scotland (cat.)
Breathing the Water, Galerie Hauser & Wirth & Presenhuber, Zurich, Switzerland
Sogni e Conflitti: La dittatura dello spettatore, 50. Esposizione Internazionale d'Arte della Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy (cat.)
Outlook: International Art Exhibition, Athens (cat.)
Bad Behaviour from the Arts Council Collection, Longside Gallery, Yorkshire, UK; Sculpture Park, Wakefield, UK; Aberystwyth Arts Centre, Aberrystwyth, Wales; Glynn Vivian Art Gallery, Swansea, Wales; The Hatton Gallery, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, UK; Tullie House, Carlisle, UK (cat.)
Flesh for Fantasy, Officina Giovani/Palazzo delle Papesse, Siena, Italy
A Bigger Splash: Uma Seleção de Arte Britânica da Coleção da Tate 1960-2003 / A Bigger Splash: A Selection of British Art from Tate Collection 1960-2003, Pavilhão Lucas Nogueria Garcez – Oca Parque Ibirapuera, São Paulo and Instituto Tomie Ohtake, São Paulo, Brazil (cat.)_
BIDA 2003 – Bienal Internacional del Deporte en el Arte, Salamanca, Spain
Contemporary British Art Exhibition, Mucsarnok Kunsthalle, Budapest, (Curated by the British Council)
2002 Face Off: A Portrait of the Artist, Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge, England, Touring to
Towner Art Gallery, Eastbourne, UK (cat.)
Location: UK, Gimpel Fils, London
COPY, Roth Horowitz, New York (NY)
Art Crazy Nation Show (Curated by Matthew Collings), Milton Keynes Gallery, Milton Keynes, UK (cat.)
Comer o no Comer/To Eat or Not to Eat, Centro De Arte Salamanca, Salamanca, Spain (cat.)
Campy Vampy Tacky, La Criée Centre d’Art Contemporain, Rennes, France (cat.)
Second Skin, Henry Moore Institute, Leeds, UK (cat.)
Common Days: Contemporary British Photography, American Federation Of Arts, New York (NY)
The Rowan Collection – Contemporary British and Irish Art, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin (cat.)
New – Recent Acquisitions of Contemporary British Art, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh, Scotland (cat.)
PoT: The Liverpool Biennial of Contemporary Art – The Independent, Liverpool, England (cat.), Travelling to Galeria Fortes Vilaca, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Archivio Pons Artxiboa, Koldo Mitxelena Kulturunea, Donostia – San Sebastían, Spain
Rapture: Art’s Seduction by Fashion since 1970, Barbican Centre Art Galleries, London (cat.)
2001 Neon, Inaugural Exhibition, Neon Gallery, London
The Colony Room Club – 2001 A Space Oddity, A22 Projects, London (cat.)
Close Encounters of the Art Kind, Victoria and Albert Museum, London
The Surreal Woman: Femaleness and the Uncanny in Surrealism, Kunsthalle
Bielefeld, Germany (cat.)
No World Without You – Reflections of Identity in New British Art, Herzliya Museum of Art, Israel (cat.)
Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy of Arts, London (cat.)
Field Day – Sculpture from Britain, Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taiwan, China (cat.)
Ohne Zögern – Without Hesitation: Views of the Olbricht Collection, Neues Museum Weserburg, Bremen, Germany (cat.)
Freestyle: Werke aus der Sammlung Boros, Museum Morsbroich, Leverkusen, Germany (cat.)
Breaking the Mould: 20th Century British Sculpture from Tate, Norwich Castle
Museum and Art Gallery, Norwich, UK (cat.)
Public Offerings, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (CA), USA (cat.)
Century City: Art and Culture in the Modern Metropolis, Tate Modern, London (cat.)
City Racing 1988-1998: a Partial Account, I.C.A., London (cat.)
Uniform: Order and Disorder, Stazione Leopolda, Florence, Italy (cat.)
Chairs, Castello di Udine, Udine, Italy
Die unheimliche Frau, Weiblichkeit im Surrealismus, Kunsthalle Bielefeld, Germany (cat.)
2000 Quotidiana: the Continuity of the Everyday, Castello di Rivoli, Turin, Italy (cat.)
Zona F, Espai d'Art Contemporain de Castello, Valencia, Spain (cat.)
DRIVE power, progress, desire, Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth, New Zealand (cat.)
Psycho (Curated by Danny Moynihan), Anne Faggianato Fine Art, London (cat.)
Human Being and Gender: 2000 Kwangju Biennale, Kwangju, Korea (cat.)
Sex and the British, Galerie Thaddeus Ropac, Salzburg and Galerie Thaddeus Ropac, Paris (cat.)
The British Art Show 5, Hayward Touring Exhibitions, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Royal Botanic Gardens et al, Edinburgh; Southampton Art Gallery, John Hansard Gallery and Millais Gallery, Southampton, UK; National Museum of Wales, Cardiff, Wales, Centre for Visual Arts and Chapter Arts, Cardiff, Wales; Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery and Ikon Gallery, Birmingham, UK (cat.)
About Collage (Curated by Peter Blake), Tate Liverpool, Liverpool, UK (cat.)
The Anagrammatical Body, ZKM Centre for Media Art and Technology, Karlsruhe, Germany
Puerile 69: Angus Fairhurst, Michael Landy, Sarah Lucas, Gillian Wearing, The Living Art Museum, Reykjavik (cat.)
Hoxton HQ, Sadie Coles HQ at Hoxton House, London
Intelligence: New British Art 2000, Tate Britain, London (cat.)
Body Beautiful, Galerie Jennifer Flay, Paris
Death Race 2000, Thread Waxing Space, New York (NY), UK
Hypermental, Kunsthaus, Zurich, Switzerland (cat.)
The Oldest Possible Memory, Sammlung Hauser und Wirth, St Gallen, Switzerland (cat.)
1999 Gallery Swap, Sadie Coles HQ at Contemporary Fine Arts, Berlin
This is Modern Art, Three billboards by Sarah Lucas, Gavin Turk and Martin Creed, commissioned by Channel 4 for the television series at sites across London in June, London
Art Lovers, Liverpool Biennial, Liverpool, UK
Me Myself I, Contemporary Self Images, Haags Historisch Museum, The Hague, Netherlands (cat.)
The Anagrammatical Body, Neu Galerie am Landesmuseum Joanneum, Graz, Austria (cat.) and touring to ZKM Centre for Media Art and Technology, Karlsruhe, Germany (cat.)
Sensation: Young British Artists in the Saatchi Collection, Brooklyn Museum, New York (NY)
1998 Artists from the UK II, Sammlung Goetz, Munich, Germany (cat.)
Die Rache der Veronika: Fotosammlung Lambert, Deichtorhallen, Hamburg,
Germany (cat.)
Real Life: New British Art, Tochigi Prefectural Museum of Fine Arts, Tochigi, Japan; Fukuoka City Art Museum, Fukuoka, Japan; Hiroshima City Museum of
Contemporary Art, Hiroshima, Japan; Tokyo Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo;
Ashiya City Museum of Art and History, Ashiya, Japan (cat.)
Photography As Concept - 4 Internationale Foto-Triennale Esslingen, Galerien der
Stadt Esslingen Villa Merkel, Esslingen, Germany (cat.)
Hungry Ghosts, Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin, Ireland (cat.)
New Art From Britain, Innsbruck Kunstraum, Innsbruck, Austria (cat.)
Maximum Diversity, Galerie Krinzinger in den Benger Fabrik, Bregenz and Academy of Arts, Vienna
Contemporary British Art, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Korea (cat.)
Sensation: Young British Artists in the Saatchi Collection, Hamburgerbahnhof, Berlin
Emotion: Young British and American Art from the Goetz Collection, Deichtorhallen, Hamburg, Germany (cat.)
Maximum Diversity, Atelierhaus der Akademie der Bildenden Kunste, Vienna (cat.)
No Sex Please We're British, Curated by Dazed and Confused, Shisedo Gallery, Tokyo
1997 Material Culture, Hayward Gallery, London (cat.)
Assuming Positions, ICA, London (cat.)
Peripheral Visionary, De Fabrik, Eindhoven, Netherlands
Treasure Island, Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian - Centro de Arte Moderna, Lisbon, Portugal
Package Holiday - Works from the Ophiuchus Collection, Hydra Workshop, Hydra, Greece (cat.)
Strange Days, Claudia Gian Ferrari Arte Contemporanea, Milan, Italy (cat.)
Sensation: Young British Artists in the Saatchi Collection, Royal Academy of Art, London (cat.)
Work in progress and or finished, Ubermain, Los Angeles (CA), USA
1996 Co-operators, Southampton City Art Gallery and Huddersfield Art Gallery, UK (cat.)
From Figure to Object: a Century of Sculptors' Drawings, Frith Street Gallery and Karsten Schubert Gallery, London (cat.)
Live/Life, ARC Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris; Belem Museum, Lisbon, Portugal (cat.)
Full House, Wolfsburg Kunstmuseum, Germany (CD-rom cat.)
Masculin/Feminine, Musée National d'Art Moderne, Centre Pompidou, Paris (cat.)
1995 Minky Manky, South London Gallery, London (cat.)
Corpus Delicti: London in the 1990s, Kunstforeningen, Copenhagen, Denmark (cat.)
ARS 95, Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki (cat.)
Brilliant! New Art From London, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis MI and Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (TX), USA (cat.)
1994 Watt, Witte de With and Kunsthal, Rotterdam, Netherlands (cat.)
Football Karaoke, Portikus, Frankfurt-am-Main, Germany (cat.)
Not Self Portrait, Karsten Schubert Gallery, London
1993 Sarah Lucas and Steven Pippin, Project Room, Museum of Modern Art, New York (NY) (cat.)
Young British Artists II, Saatchi Collection, London (cat.)
Monika Spruth, Cologne, Germany
1992 Karsten Schubert Gallery, London
Lea Andrews, Keith Coventry, Anya Gallaccio, Damien Hirst, Gary Hume, Abigail Lane, Sarah Lucas, Steven Pippin, Marc Quinn, Marcus Taylor, Rachel Whiteread, Stein Gladstone and Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York (NY)
1990 East Country Yard Show, Surrey Docks, London (cat.)
1988 Freeze, PLA Building, London
1986 Showroom, London



1000 Eggs: For Women (performance), Hammer Museum, Los Angeles (CA), USA

About Sarah (screening), Nottingham Trent University, Nottingham, England, UK


1000 Eggs: For Women (performance), New Museum, New York (NY)

About Sarah (screening), Cine Tonalá, Mexico City

2016 Artsnight: with Maria Balshaw, BBC 2. Director / Producer: Charlie Sever
2015 Sarah Lucas: I SCREAM DADDIO, filmed at the British Pavilion, Giardini Di Castello, Venice, April 2015. Director / Camera / Sound / Editor: Julian Simmons. Commissioned by the Visual Arts Department, British Council 
2014 About Sarah, Documentary Film by Elisa Miller, FILAF: Festival International Du Livre D’Art & Du Film, Perpignan, France
About Sarah, Documentary Film by Elisa Miller, IFFR: International Film Festival
Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
2013 About Sarah, Documentary Film by Elisa Miller, Curzon Soho, London
2012 Sarah Lucas: “Maybe I'm just an old hippie - video interview, Guardian online, 19 November
2011 Naughty but nice: In bed with Sarah Lucas at Frieze art fair - video interview, Guardian online, 13 October
2005 Self Portraits: The Me Generations, Channel 4 three part television series, written and presented by Mathew Collings
A Physical Dialogue, with Michael Clark & Dance Company, Pauline Daly and Olivier Garbay, Kunstverein Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
2001 The History of Britart, BBC Television, director Vanessa Engel
Before and After: The Fall, The Michael Clark Company: set design for a new work performed at the Hebbel Theatre, Berlin; Teatro Argentina, Rome; the Lyceum Sheffield, Sadler’s Wells London; Her Majesty’s Theatre, Aberdeen, Scotland; The Lowry Theatre, Salford, UK; Warwick University, Warwick, UK; Brighton Corn Exchange, Brighton, UK
The Shop (with Tracey Emin) film for Century City exhibition at Tate Modern, London
2000 Art Zone: Tate Modern, BBC2 Television, presented by Matthew Collings
Anatomy of Disgust, Optimen TV for Channel 4
Intelligence – Tate Britain, BBC Television
London Live BBC Radio, interview with Robert Elms, 13th March
BBC Radio 4, ‘Front Row’ with Mark Lawson 16th Febuary
1999 This Is Modern Art, Channel 4 six part television series, presented by Matthew Collings, June/July
1998 Gary Hume/Gillian Wearing, The South Bank Show, London Weekend TV
DAZED, for Renegade TV, Channel Four, 17 September
1997 Audio Arts, Vol.16 Nos. 3 & 4, Sarah Lucas interviewed by Jean Wainright
Sensation, Omnibus for BBC TV, September
The Car's the Star, Top Gear, BBC2, October
1996 Two Melons And A Stinking Fish, Illuminations for BBC TV/Arts Council, directed by Vanessa Engel

Public Collections

  Arts Council Collection, London
British Council, London
Museum Boymans-van Beuningen Museum, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Ellipse Foundation, Portugal
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago (IL), USA
Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (CA), USA
Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCAK), Kraków, Poland
Frans Hals Museum, Haarlem, The Netherlands
Fukuoka Art Museum, Japan
LACMA, Los Angeles (CA), USA
La Colección Jumex, Mexico City
Museum of Modern Art, New York
Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris
National Portrait Gallery, London
Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin, Italy
Portikus, Frankfurt, Germany
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh
Muzeum Sztuki Nowoczesnej, Warsaw
Statens Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen
Tate, London
Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary, Vienna
Museeum Van Loon, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Sammlung Verbund, Vienna
Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester, UK