Hayward Gallery presents first major United Kingdom survey of works by David Shrigley


LONDON.- This Hayward Gallery exhibition is the first major survey in the UK of works by David Shrigley. Spanning the upper galleries, David Shrigley: Brain Activity, covers the full range of Shrigley’s diverse practice from the past two decades of the artist’s career, including drawing, animation, painting, photography, taxidermy and sculpture. The exhibition features some 240 works, the majority of which are new or never before shown in the UK. David Shrigley is best known for his pared down drawings and animations that make witty and wry observations on a range of familiar social subjects and everyday situations. Deliberately amateurish and crude, they have an immediate and accessible appeal, while offering insightful commentary on the absurdities of life, death and everything in between. Since graduating from the Glasgow School of Art in 1991, Shrigley has produced more than 7000 works on pape