Richard Caldicott


Born 1962 in Leicester, England 

Lives and works in London

Royal College of Art, Research Fellow

Royal College of Art, MA

Middlesex Polytechnic, BA

Loughborough College of Art & Design

Solo Exhibitions


Richard Caldicott Recent Work 2010-2013, Sous Les Etoiles Gallery, New York (catalogue)


Richard Caldicott: Photographs and Drawings 
A|B|C ontemporary| Armin Berger Gallery Zurich 

Hamiltons, London

Galerie f5,6 Munich (catalogue)

Blocker, Hamiltons, London
Casa Tua, Miami

Loop, Goss Gallery, Dallas, Texas (catalogue)

Hamiltons, London (catalogue)
Ariel Meyerowitz Gallery, New York

Hamiltons, London (catalogue)
Ariel Meyerowitz Gallery, New York

Finesilver Gallery, San Antonio, Texas
Hamiltons, London
Camera Work, Berlin

Hamiltons, London
Succession, London

Dorothée De Pauw Gallery, Brussels

On the Entity of Objects/Vom Dasein der Gegenstände (with
Christopher Muller), Kunstmuseum Bonn (catalogue) Curated by Stefan Gronert

Group Exhibitions (Selected)


Restatement, 16 International Artists, Curated by Nina Brauhauser and Jan Holthoff, Kunstverein Brackenheim


CENT PAPIERS, Musée Géo-Charles, Echirolles - France

Art Basel Hong Kong, ATLAS Gallery


Art on Paper Fair, New York, Sous Les Etoiles Gallery

Modest Masters 2, ARTES Foundation, Amsterdam

ART NEW YORK, Pier 94, Sous Les Etoiles Gallery

PRIME TIME, Archetypes of Abstraction in Photography. Curated by Stefan Heyne. Diehl Cube, Berlin

Photo Summer: Group Photogram Exhibition, Richard Levy Gallery, Albuquerque, New Mexico

Restatement, 16 International Artists, Curated by Nina Brauhauser and Jan Holthoff, Schmidt Contemporary Gallery, Koln

COLOURFORM, Cedric Christie, Richard Caldicott and Carol Robinson. Candida Stevens Fine Art, Chichester

Imperfect reverse, Curated by Laurence Noga in conjunction with Saturation Point, Camberwell College of Art Project Space, London


ART MIAMI, The Art Miami Pavilion, Sous Les Etoiles Gallery

LIGHT WORKS, The Art of the Photogram, ATLAS Gallery, London

Paris Photo, Grand Palais Paris, ATLAS Gallery

Kind of Blue, 20+ British Artists, Candida Stevens Fine Art, Chichester (catalogue)

The Seed of its Opposite, Contemporary British Abstract Painting,    Curated by Jai Llewellyn, Gallery North, Glasgow Kelvin College (catalogue)

ART MIAMI New York, Sous Les Etoiles Gallery

Modest Masters 1, ARTES Foundation, Het Hof, Bergen, NL

Paris Photo Los Angeles, Sous Les Etoiles Gallery

art on paper, Art Fair, New York, Sous Les Etoiles Gallery

Shapeshifters&Sharpshooters, Curated by Sven Davis, 886 Geary Gallery, San Francisco, CA

BAMEQUINOX 2015, Museum Ixchel, Guatemala City, Guatemala (catalogue)

Light Image and Data Image - Traces of Concrete Photography, Museum im Kulturspeicher Würzburg (catalogue)

THINK FAST, Co-Curated by Simon Bussiere, Quilian Riano, Dustin Headley: College of Architecture and Planning Gallery, Ball State University, Muncie, IN Touring to: College of Architecture, Planning and Design, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS (catalogue)

Clarks: Rebooted, International Touring Exhibition: Design Shanghai, Salone Internazionale del Moble Milan, Frieze New York, London Design Festival, Frieze London (catalogue)

GRAND FORMAT FROM THE COLLECTION, Sous Les Etoiles Gallery, New York

LAS GEOMETRIAS POSIBLES / POSSIBLE GEOMETRIES, Odalys Gallery, Madrid. Curated by Enrique Juncosa (catalogue)


CONTEXT ART MIAMI, Sous Les Etoiles Gallery

MIAMI PROJECT art fair, Joshua Liner Gallery

KONSTELLATIONEN, Galerie f5,6 Munich

Second Sight:The David Kronn Collection, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin 

Soft Target, Organized by Phil Chang and Matthew Porter, M+B Gallery, Los Angeles

Color as Structure, McKenzie Fine Art, New York 

Revelation And Enchantment: Acquisitions and Donations from the Photography Collection, Kunstmuseum Bonn, Germany

Reality Loop, VEST, Aarhus 

Downtown Fair 2014, New York, Sous Les Etoiles Gallery

#spring, Less is More Projects, Paris (with Brian Hubble, Paolo Giardi)

DDESSIN {14} Paris Contemporary Drawing Fair, Less is More Projects

Art Paris Art Fair, 2014, Laurent Delaye Gallery


CORE PURPOSE, Laurent Delaye Gallery, London (with Bill Culbert, Peter Lamb, Andrea Medjesi-Jones, Peter Lowe, Peter Sedgley, Michael Stubbs)

Adapt-erase, & Model, Leeds. Curated by Derek Horton (with Emma Alonze, Joseph Buckley, information as material, Emily Musgrave)

Art Paris Art Fair 2013, Laurent Delaye Gallery

London Art Fair, Wilson Stephens Fine Art


Harts Lane Studios, London

Serial Instinct, Give Art Space | Tolla Duke Contemporary, Singapore (with Michael Lee)

Gallery FUMI, Porto Cervo, Sardinia, Italy (with Adam Ball, Paul Hosking, Max Lamb)

VIP PHOTO FAIR, A|B|C ontemporary | Armin Berger Gallery Zurich

ART Bodensee 2012, A|B|C ontemporary | Armin Berger Gallery Zurich

Cutlog Art Fair Paris 2012, A|B|C ontemporary | Armin Berger Gallery Zurich

London Art Fair, Wilson Stephens Fine Art

SUPERMARKET:Independent Art Fair:Stockholm, ParisCONCRET

FILED UNDER/Roma:Roman Issue for AltaRoma curated by Emanuela Nobile Mino, Galleria Ugo Ferranti, Rome


Kunst 11 Zurich Art Fair, A|B|C ontemporary| Armin Berger Gallery Zurich 

London Art Fair, Wilson Stephens Fine Art

Painting and the Like, ParisCONCRET, Paris (with Dennis Meier, Richard van der Aa)

FILED UNDER/Launch, Galerie f5,6 Munich


Abstract, Galerie f5,6, Munich (with Antonio Azuaga, John Goto, Edward Mapplethorpe, Silvio Wolf)

London Art Fair, Art Projects, Galerie f5,6 (catalogue)

Art + Design Fair London, Hamiltons

Uno de Uno Gallery, Monterrey

The Edge of Vision: The Rise of Abstraction in Photography – The Sixth Pingyao International Phptography Festivel, Pingyao, Shanxi Province, China
B-Sides, Galerie f5,6, Munich
Beyond the Document: Color Field Photography. Peg and Frank Taplin Gallery, The Paul Robeson Center for the Arts, Princeton
Time and Being, Bowe Ashotn Gallery, University of West England, Bristol School of Creatve Arts
The Christopher Hyland Collection of Photography, By Way of These Eyes: The Sublime, Exotic and Familiar, New British Museum of American Art


Something for Everyone, Hamiltons, London

Paris Photo ’08, Hamiltons

Art Koln, Galerie f5,6

Photo Miami '07, HackleBury Fine Art

Modern fair, Galerie f5,6/Goss Gallery, Munich

Miami – London Preview, HackleBury Fine Art, London

Photo Miami '06, Galerie f5,6

Paris Photo '06, Hamiltons

Seeing the Light, Carl Solway Gallery, Cincinnati
ART ANON, in aid of Terrance Higgins Trust, London Art Fair, London
If it didn’t exist you’d have to invent it: a partial Showroom history, The Showroom, London

Paris Photo '05, Hamiltons

2×2, Rachofsky House, Dallas (catalogue)
Concrete Photography, Museum im Kulturspeicher Würzburg (catalogue)
Still Life and Stilled Lives, Ariel Meyerowitz Gallery, New York

Paris Photo '04, Hamiltons

Photo London '04, Hamiltons

Cleanliness, Sara Meltzer Gallery, New York

Group show, Hamiltons, London

The Photography show, AIPAD/Ariel Mayerowitz Gallery, New York
Optic Nerve-Abstract Colour Photography, Photofusion Gallery, London

Optic Nerve-Abstract Colour Photography, curated by Roderick Packe, Wolsey Art Gallery, Ipswich

Fresh Art Auction, Santa Monica Museum of Modern Art, Santa Monica, CA

Prima Facie, curated by Ellen Carey, Nina Freudenheim Fine Art, Buffalo, New York

Paris Photo '03, Hamiltons

Lichtzeichnungen, Galerie f5,6, Munich 

Abstract Photography, Hunterdon Museum of Art, New Jersey, New York
Supercellular! Galerie Valerie Cueto, Paris

The Armoury Photography Fair, Ariel Meyerowitz Gallery, New York

Paris Photo '02, Hamiltons

Paris Photo ’01, Hamiltons
Fresh, Jane Jackson Fine Art, Atlanta, Georgia
Art Brussels 2001, Hamiltons /Dorothée De Pauw Gallery
Art Chicago 2001, Finesilver Gallery

Art Basel 31. Hamiltons
Art Brussels 2000, Hamiltons /Dorothée De Pauw Gallery
ART2000, 12th London Contemporary Art Fair. Houldsworth Fine Art
The Photography Show, AIPAD/Hamiltons, New York

Still, Houldsworth Fine Art, London
Vintage Show, Hamiltons, London
Art Brussels ’99. Dorothée De Pauw Gallery/Hamiltons (catalogue)
Art Basel 30. Hamiltons (catalogue)
Silent Presence: Contemporary Still-Life Photography, Staatliche KunsthalleBaden-Baden
Travelling to Kunstverein Bielefeld, March-April 2000 (catalogue)
FIAC, Paris. Hamiltons/Dorothée De Pauw Gallery (catalogue)
Paris Photo ’99, Hamiltons
The Photography Show, AIPAD/Hamiltons, New York

Art Brussels ’98, Hamiltons, (catalogue)
Out of Frame, curated by Paul Hedge, Hamiltons, London
Under/Exposed, XpoSeptember Stockholm Fotofestival, (catalogue)
The Discerning Eye, Mall Galleries, London
Paris Photo ’98. Hamiltons (catalogue)

Ordinaire/Ordinary, Miller et Bertaux, Paris
Art Frankfurt, Almut Gerber Gallery, Köln

A Glass of Water, Chelsea Arts Center, New York
The Art Exchange, Kagan Martos Gallery, 60 Broad St, New York

Caldicott, Clegg & Guttmann, Gussin, McDonough, Muller, Smith, Räume
für neue Kunst- Rolf Hengesbach, Wuppertal
Art Basel 26. Räume für neue Kunst- Rolf Hengesbach
Art Köln. Räume für neue Kunst- Rolf Hengesbach

Gol!, Mark Boote Gallery, New York
Close Encounters, Ikon Gallery, Birmingham
Foto 1, curated by Christian Anstice, 152c Brick Lane, London

Xenografia Nomadic Wall, (Video Installation Project) curated by
Umberto Scrocca, 45th Venice Biennale

Seventeen, British and American Artists, Greenwich St, New York(catalogue)
Love at First Sight, curated by Graham Gussin, The Showroom, London
In and Out, Back and Forth, 578 Broadway, New York (catalogue)
How Noisy Everything Grows, curated by Marigold, Royal College of Art, London (catalogue)
7th Australian International Video Festival (catalogue)
15th Tokyo Video Festival

Five British Artists / Fünf Britische Künstler, curated by Christa Gather,Thomas Backhaus Galerie, Düsseldorf (catalogue)

From a Position of Safety, Citicorp, London
Harvest Beige, Citicorp, London
Original Copies, Royal College of Art, London.Travelled:
National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto. Axis Gallery, Tokyo,Century Plaza,
Nagoya (catalogue)

Project Title, Chrome Factory, London

Whitworth Young Contemporaries, Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester

1984 Stowells Trophy, The Royal Academy, London (catalogue)
New Contemporaries, ICA, London (catalogue)

1983 Stowells Trophy, The Royal Academy, London (catalogue)


Grants to Artists, British Council


RCA - Venice Studio Award

Cité International des Arts, RCA - Paris Studio Award


Art Lab, Tokyo
BP Amoco, London
Christopher Hyland Collection, New York
Clarks, UK

Dorothée De Pauw, Brussels
Electronic Media Arts, Glebe, Australia
Gert Elfering, Miami
Goldman Sachs International, London
Karl Blossfeldt /Albert Renger-Patzch,
Archiv Ann und Jürgen Wilde, Köln
Goss - Michael Foundation, Dallas
Kunstmuseum Bonn
Leon Constantiner, New York
Merrill Lynch International Bank, London

Miller et Bertaux, Paris
Museo of Electrographie, Cuenca, Spain
Museum im Kulturspeicher, Würzburg
Peter Svennilson, Stockholm
The Peter C. Ruppert Collection
Richard James, London
Simon and Yasmin Le Bon, London
Sir Elton John, London
SONS - Shoes Or No Shoes Museum, Kruishoutem, Belguim

Mr and Mrs Vernon Faulconer, Dallas TX

Tara Bernerd, London

Middleditch Family Collection, Australia

Davis Museum, The Davis Lisboa Mini-Museum of Contemporary Art in Barcelona

Fidelity Worldwide Investment

The David Kronn Collection


CLARKS International

BP Amoco, London


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Aletti, Vince. Richard Caldicott, Sous les Etoiles Gallery, New Yorker, March 17, 2014, p.13
Aletti, Vince. ‘Richard Caldicott, Ariel Meyerowitz Gallery’, The Village Voice, 22.1.02, Vol.XLV11, No.3 
Althoff, Bernhard. ‘Verwirrspiel mit den Dingen des Alltags’, BonnRundschau, 17.1.97 
Bauermeister, Volker. ‘Wo sich Dinge zum Reim zusammenfinden’, Badische Zeitung, 16.9.99 
Bell, Jonathan. ‘Fragmentation, Abstraction, Post- abstraction and De-abstraction’, Exh. cat. Goss Gallery, Dallas, 2005 
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Dannatt, Adrian. ’Seventeen’, Exh. Cat. Seventeen, 500 Greenwich Street, New York 1992 
Dannatt, Adrian. ‘Soccer sideline’, The Daily Telegraph, 2.2.94 
Dannatt, Adrian. ‘Richard Caldicott-On a Series of Solid Physical Articles in the Shape of Ten Ordinary White Pages Marked by Black Print Text’, Exh. Cat. Kunstmuseum Bonn, 1997 
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Gernsbeck, Karl. ‘Kompositionen und zufallige “Schusse”’, Badisches Tagblatt, 13.9.99 
Gronert, Stefan. ‘On the Entity of Objects, The Context of the Works of Richard Caldicott and Christopher Muller’, Exh. Cat. Kunstmuseum Bonn, 1997 
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