- Known as: British Painter
- Born: 11 September 1917, Kettering, UK
Michael Kidner's work is in the Tate Gallery, London. He is that rare commodity: a self-taught artist.
In the 1940s, he was in the Canadian Army.
He was a pioneer in the Op Art movement.
Lived in Paris.
He had a solo exhibition at the Tate Gallery, London in 1995.
He is also well-known as a sculptor and printmaker.
1936-39: Reads History and Anthropology at Cambridge University
1940-41: Studies architecture at Ohio State University
1959: Solo exhibition at St Hilda’s College, Oxford
1977: Solo exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts, London
1984: Retrospective at The Serpentine Gallery, London
1986: Solo exhibition at the Tate Gallery, London
1990: Solo exhibition at the Centre for International Contemporary Arts, New York City
1991: Solo exhibition at the Galerie Bismark, Bremen
1992: Solo exhibition at the Galerie Hubert Winter, Vienna, Austria
1993: Solo exhibitions at the Oddziat Museum, Rezydeancji Ksiezymlyn, Museum Sztuki, Lodz, Poland and the Barbican Art Gallery, London
1994: Solo exhibition at the Centre for the Philosophy of the Natural and Social Sciences, London
1995: Solo exhibitions at the Tate Gallery, London and
Galerie Emilia Suciu, Ettlingen, Germany
1996: Solo exhibition at Flowers East, London
1997: Solo exhibitions at the Belgrave Gallery, London and
Emilia Slusis Gallery, Ettlingen, Germany
1999: Solo exhibition at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest
2001: Solo exhibitions at Flowers East, London and the
Hubert Winter Gallery, Vienna, Austria
2002: Solo exhibition at the Peggy Guggenheim Museum, Venice
2003: Solo exhibition at Flowers East, London
2004: Elected RA
Michael Kidner, RA
c/o Flowers East
82 Kingsland Road