Born 1954, Liverpool, England
Lives and works in England

Solo Exhibitions

The Groom
, Andréhn-Schiptjenko Paris, Paris, France

, Blum and Poe, Los Angeles, USA
A Dream Between Sleeping and Waking, Charleston, Firle, UK
HOUSE FOR A SPORTSWOMAN, Linder - Megan Marrin, dépendance, Brussels, Belgium

Someone Like You
, Andréhn-Schiptjenko, Stockholm, Sweden

Linderism, Hatton Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
Linderism, Kettle’s Yard, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK curated by Amy Tobin

Origin of the World, Andréhn-Schiptjenko Project Space, Paris, France
Ever Standing Apart From Everything, Stuart Shave/Modern Art, London, UK

Her Grace Land, Chatsworth House, Derbyshire, UK
The House of Fame, Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham, UK
Bower of Bliss, Glasgow Women’s Library, Glasgow, Scotland
The Bower of Bliss, Art on the Underground, Southwark Station, London, UK

Andréhn-Schiptjenko, Stockholm, Sweden

dépendance, Brussels, Belgium


Blum & Poe, Los Angeles
Linder: femme/objet, Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris, France;
traveled to Kestnergesellschaft, Hannover, Germany
Hepworth Wakefield, Wakefield, USA
Tate St. Ives, St. Ives, Cornwall, UK

The Goss Michael Foundation, Dallas, USA

Stuart Shave/Modern Art, London, UK
dépendance, Brussels, Belgium

King’s Ransom (Hybrid Tea), Sorcha Dallas, Glasgow, Scotland
The Darktown Cakewalk, Celebrated House of Fame, The Arches, Glasgow, Scotland
The Darktown Cakewalk, Celebrated House of Fame, Chisenhale Gallery, London, UK

Linn Luhn, Cologne, Germany

Pretty Girl. No.1, Baltic, Gateshead, UK
PS1/Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Stuart Shave/Modern Art, London, UK

We Who Are Her Hero, Galerie LH, Paris, France
Let Me Go Where My Pictures Go, dépendance, Brussels, Belgium

The Lives of Women Dreaming, Futura Gallery, British Council, Prague, Czech Republic

The Return of Linderland, Cornerhouse, Manchester, UK

What Did You Do in the Punk War, Mummy?, Cleveland Gallery, London, UK
England is Mine, Windows Gallery, British Council, Prague, Czech Republic

Group Exhibitions

Cadavre Exquis Or the Voluptuous Decay of the Shivering Veil, Braunsfelder, Cologne, Germany
Women In Revolt!
, Tate Britain, London, UK
On Living - With Taste, dépendance, Brussels, Belgium

A Gateway to possible worlds. Art & science fiction, Centre Pompidou Metz, Metz, France
The Horror Show! A Twisted Tale of Modern Britain,
Somerset House, London, UK
L’évidence éternelle, dépendance, Brussels, Belgium

Crocodile Cradle, PEER, London, UK
The Stomach and the Port, Liverpool Biennial, Liverpool, UK

Heaven and Hell, curated by Seth Bogart and Jess Scott, The TOM House, Tom of Finland Foundation, Los Angeles, USA
dépendance at Alice Folker, Alice Folker Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark

The Lie of the Land, MK Gallery, Milton Keynes, UK
Too Fast to Live, Too Young to Die: Punk Graphics, 1976-1986, Museum of Arts and Design, New York, USA
A Flower in My Mouth, Salzburger Kunstverein, Salzburg, Austria
Cut and Paste | 400 Years of Collage, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh, Scotland
The Aerodrome, Ikon Gallery, Birmingham, UK
Art & Porn, ARoS Aarhus Kunstmuseum, Aarhus; traveling to Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhagen, Denmark

Home Futures, Design Museum, London, UK
Exploding Collage, Hatton Gallery at Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
Virginia Woolf: An Exhibition Inspired by Her Writings, Tate St Ives, Cornwall; traveled to Pallant house Gallery, Chichester; and Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, UK
Vêtements Illicites, Freedman Fitzpatrick, Paris, France
Linder: The House of Fame, Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham, UK
Actions. The image of the worlds can be different – Kettle’s Yard, University of Cambridge, UK

On Bodies: GMF x UNT, The Goss-Michael Foundation, Dallas, USA
‘The Critic as Artist’ curated by Michael Bracewell and Andrew Hunt, Reading Museum, London, UK
ISelf Collection, Self-Portrait as the Billy Goat, Whitechapel Gallery, London, UK
Dreamers Awake, curated by Susanna Greeves, White Cube, London, UK
As Above, So Below: Portals, Vision, Spirits & Mystics, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland
The Ends of Collage: New York, Luxembourg & Dayan, New York, USA
The Ends of Collage: London, Luxembourg & Dayan, London, UK
La Movida, HOME, Manchester,UK
Coming Out: Sexuality, Gender and Identity, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool, UK
Daughters of Penelope, Dovecot Studios, Edinburgh, Scotland

Le retour des ténèbres’ /Return of Darkness, Musée Rath in Geneva, Switzerland
Artistic Differences, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, UK
Nude: art from the Tate collection, The Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
Theories of Modern Art, Stuart Shave/Modern Art, London, UK
British Art Show 8, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh, Scotland
Performing for the Camera, Tate Modern, London, UK
Pure Romance, The Redfern Gallery, London, UK

British Art Show 8, Leeds Art Gallery, Leeds, England
LINO|CUT, Paul Stolper, London, UK
Soft Core, Invisible Exports, New York, NY, USA

Primal Architecture, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland
Post Pop: East Meets West, Saatchi Gallery, London, UK
Play What’s Not There, Raven Row, London, UK
The Hawker, Gallery Carlos Ishikawa, London, UK

The Age of Collage, Gestalten Space, Berlin, Germany
In The Cut, Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Southbank, Victoria, Australia
Designing Modern Women 1890-1990, MoMA, New York, USA
Europunk: une révolution artistique, Musée de la musique, Paris, France
Flowers&Mushrooms, Museum der Moderne Mönchsberg, Salzburg, Austria
The System of Objects, Deste Foundation, Athens, greece
Tom Burr & Linder, Stuart Shave/Modern Art, London, UK
Coconut Water, White Flag Projects, Saint Louis, USA

Transmitter/Receiver, Aberystwyth Arts Centre, Aberystwyth, UK
Only parts of us will ever touch parts of others, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris, France
Mash-up: Collage from the 1930’s to the present, L&M Arts, Los Angeles, USA

Transmitter/Receiver. The persistence of collage from the Arts Council Collection, MIMA, Middlesbrough, UK
LIVE! Art&Rock that Changed the History, Centro Per L’arte Contemporanea Luigi Pecci, Prato, Italy
The Paris Sont Ouverts, Freud Museum, London, UK
Madame Realism, Marres Centre for Contemporary Culture, Maastricht, Netherlands

Art For Whom?, Tate Britain, London, UK
Another Music, Kunsthall Oslo, Oslo, Norway
Room Divider, Wilkinson Gallery, London, UK
Rencontres d’Arles Photographie, Arles, France
The Dark Monarch/, Towner Contemporary Art Museum, Eastbourne, UK
Mixtapes: Popular Music in Contemporary Art, Lewis Glucksman Gallery, Cork, Ireland
Linder, Sterling and Jon Savage: The Secret Public / Punk Montages, Photography and Collages 1976 – 1981, Boo – Hooray, New York, USA
Misty Boundaries Fades and Dissolves, FormContent, London, UK(Curated by Daniella Saul with Linder, George Barber, Stewart Home, Linder, Clunie Reid, James Richards, Eva Weinmayr)
SUPERNATURE, an exercise in loads, AMP, Athens, Greece

The Dark Monarch, Tate St Ives, St. Ives, England
After Twilight, Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne, Germany

Crossroads. DA2, Salamanca Institute of Culture, Salamanca, Spain
Cohabitation, Galleria Francesca Kaufmann, Milan, Italy
Punk. No One is Innocent, Kunsthalle Vienna, Vienna, Austria
doArt, Beijing, China

Re-Make/Re-Model, Sorcha Dallas, Glasgow, Scotland
Issabella Bortolozzi, Berlin, Germany
Love Me Tender, Works from the Tate collection, Tate Britain, London, UK
Linn Luhn, Cologne, Germany
Harry Smith Anthology Remixed, Alt.Gallery, Newcastle, UK
Sympathy for the Devil: Art and Rock and Roll since 1967, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, USA
What We Do Is Secret, Blancpain Art Contemporain, Geneva, Switzerland
The Secret Public: The last days of the British Underground 1978 – 1988, ICA, London, UK
Panic Attack! Art in the Punk Years, Barbican, London, UK touring to the Maison des Arts in Créteil

Deconstruction, Barbara Gladstone, New York, USA
Audio, Cabinet des Estampes, Geneva, Switzerland
Le Sphere Punk, Le Magasin, Grenoble, France
The Secret Public: The last days of the British Underground 1978 – 1988, Kunstverein Munich, Germany

Collage, Bloomberg space, London, UK

Glamour, Windows Gallery, British Council, Prague, Czech Republic
Plunder, Dundee Contemporary Arts, Dundee, Scotland

DEAD, The Roundhouse, London, UK

Destroy: Punk Graphic Design in Britain, Royal Festival Hall, London, UK

Selected Public Collections

Arts Council Collection, London, UK
Deste Foundation, Athens, Greece
Devonshire Collection, Chatsworth House, Derbyshire, UK
Hatton Gallery, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland
Kadist Art Foundation, Paris, France
Musée d’art Moderne de la ville de Paris, Paris, France
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA
The SYZ Collection, Geneva, Switzerland
Tate, London, UK
Zabludowicz Collection, London, UK
Goss-Michael Foundation, Dallas, Texas, USA
Lambert Collection, Geneva, Switzerland

Bibliography: catalogues

. Texts by James Boaden, Alyce Mahon, Amy Tobin, and Sarah Victoria Turner. Cologne, Germany: Walther König, 2020.

Linder: The House of Fame. Nottingham, UK: Nottingham Contemporary, 2018.

Linder. London: Ridinghouse, 2015.

Banash, David. Collage Culture: Readymades, Meaning, and the Age of Consumption. Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2013.
Battista, Kathy. Renegotiating the Body: Feminist Art in 1970s London. London: I.B. Tauris, 2013.
Linder: Object/Woman. Cologne: Walther König, 2013.

Matt, Gerald. Interviews 2. Vienna: Kunsthalle Wien; Cologne: Walther König, 2008.
What Linder Saw. Cologne: Walther König, 2008.

Linder: Works 1976-2006. Texts by Phillip Hoare, Morrissey, Jon Savage, Andrew Renton, and Lynne Tillman. Zurich: JRP|Ringier, 2006.

Bracewell, Michael and Linder. I Know Where I’m Going: A Guide to Morecambe & Heysham. London: Book Works, 2003.

Sterling, Linder. Morrissey Shot. London: Secker & Warburg, 1992.

Awards, Grants, and Residencies

Residency at Chatsworth House, Derbyshire, UK

Residency at The Work Room, Tramway, Glasgow, Scotland


Herland: Readings from the Bower of Bliss, Glasgow Women’s Library, Glasgow, Scotland
Performance: Bower of Bliss: An Improper Architecture, Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge, UK

Another Music in a Different Arcadia, Design Museum, London, UK

The Bower of Bliss, Art on the Underground, London, UK

Children of the Mantic Stain, Southbank Center, London, UK

Children of the Mantic Stain, Leeds Art Gallery, Leeds, UK

The Ultimate Form, The Hepworth Wakefield, Wakefield, USA

Le Magasin, Grenoble, France

The Working Class Goes To Paradise, Tate Triennial, Tate Britain, London, UK

Meltdown, Royal Festival Hall, London, UK

The Working Class Goes To Paradise, Manchester, UK