About the artist

Henry Krokatsis CV




1988-1990 Royal College of Art, London M.A Painting

1985-1988 Liverpool Polytechnic  BA (Hons) Fine Art


Solo Exhibitions


2018 Household Faith, Vigo Gallery, London

2015 Henry Krokatsis with Vilhelm Hammershøi, Ordrupgaard Museum, Copenhagen           

2013 Origin of the Black Rainbow, Galeria Leme, Sao Paulo Brazil

2012 Part Time Paradise, David Risley Gallery, Copenhagen

2010 Like a Gang of Virtue, Fine Art Society, London

2010 1-60, 60/1 Galeria Leme, Sao Paulo Brazil

2008 Henry Krokatsis, Galeria Leme, Sao Paulo Brazil 

2008 See Better Daze, David Risley Gallery, London 

2006 Cure, Goff+Rosenthal, New York 

2006 New Acquisition, New Art Gallery, Walsall UK

2005 Pray For My Beautiful Lost Cause, David Risley Gallery, London 

2003 Hard Pressed Heaven, Union Gallery, London 

2002 Angelcote, Issey Miyake, London 

2001 Better Lies, Nils Staerk Gallery, Copenhagen 

2000 Good Hiding, Zwemmer Gallery, London 

1999 Cabin Fever, VTO Gallery, London 


Public Commissions


2015 Confiteor, permanent commission, Ordrupgaard Art Park, Copenhagen 

2015 Turning Tree, permanent commission, Arts Council /Lewisham Council, Ladywell Fields London       

2010 permanent memorial for Joseph Grimaldi, Grimaldi Park, London, UK                     

2009 Helter Skelter, Eastnor Castle, Herefordshire UK

2008 Cellakabin, Attingham Park, Shropshire UK


Selected Group Exhibitions



Kabin, Frieze Masters, Regents Park, London

Continuum, Vigo Gallery, London

Uncommon Chemistry, Observer Building, Hastings, UK



Brand New Second Hand, Vigo, London

Warp and Woof, The Hole NY, New York

I Cheer a Dead Man’s Sweetheart, De La Warr Pavilion, UK



Painting Without Paint, David Risley Gallery, Copenhagen

Viewing Room, AVA, The Crypt, London



London 12, Prague City Museum, Czechoslovakia

Ululation, Vigo Gallery, London

Let There Be Light, Gazelli Art House London

Grid, Vigo Gallery, London



Themes and Variations, Guggenheim Collection, Venice

Tape 23, Tape, Berlin

British, Vigo Gallery, London

Sometimes I wish I Could Just Disappear, David Risley Gallery, Copenhagen

House of the Nobleman, Boswall House, London

A Fire in the Master’s House is Set, Chapter, Cardiff

House of Beasts, Attingham Park, Shropshire, UK

Practice to Deceive, ShowStudio, London



Fast Forward, Cultura Ingles, Sao Paulo, Brazil

The House of the Nobleman, Boswall House, London

Swan Song, St. Anne’s House, London 



Rob Pruitt’s Flea Market Tate Modern, London

Vorspiel, Maud Piquion, Berlin

In Two Minds, 11 Spitalfields, London

Paper Work, David Risley Gallery, Copenhagen 

Time is a Sausage, Domo Baal, London

Encomium, Fine Art Society,  London

Breakfast of Champions Yinka Shonibare Space London

Metro-land Merriscourt, Oxfordshire UK



Grotto, Museum 52, london

Smoke, Pump House Gallery, London

Do Outro Lado Do Muro, Volume B, Sao Paolo, Brazil

Heart of Glass, Shoreditch Town Hall, London 

Give Me Shelter, Attingham Park, Shropshire

Death, Take Courage, London

Birds, Bats, Bees, Phillips De Pury, London       

Artists’ Playground, Reconstruction, Sudeley Castle UK

King Fisher’s Tales, Union Gallery London



Interiors, Imoderni, Miami 

Neighbourhood Watch, Nettie Horn, London 

Rummage, Sculptors’ Drawings, Winchester Gallery, Southampton, UK                                                                         

Citadel 1, David Risley Gallery, London 

Distinctive Messengers, House of Campari, New York                         . 



You’ll Never Know, Hayward Gallery National Touring Show, curated by Henry Krokatsis and Jeni Walwin 

Scarecrow, Averoff Foundation, Metsovo Greece 


2005 To Be Continued…, Nils Staerk Gallery Copenhagen 

2005 Accidental Death, David Risley Gallery, London 

2004 Showcase, South London Gallery. 


2004 Showcase, City Art Gallery, Edinburgh 

Jerwood Drawing Prize, Jerwood Space, London and touring 



Through a Sequence of Space, Nordenhake Gallery, Berlin 

Bad Touch, Keith Talent Gallery, London 

Love, 14 Wharf Road, London 

Conquistadors, Alpine Club, London 



Sculpture in the Park, Mile End Sculpture Park 



Waddington Style, Zwemmer Gallery, London 



Someone, Somewhere, VTO Gallery, London 



River Deep, Mountain High, Gallery Westland Place, London and Cooper Gallery Dundee. 



Victoria, Laurent Delaye Gallery, London 

Jam in the Park, Laurent Delaye Gallery, London 



Outliers 1-3, 3 Billboards sites, London 



Mad Frankie Fraser Presents, Pierpont Row, London 



Henry Krokatsis & David Brock, British Council, Barcelona 



Over There, Dexter Dalwood & Henry Krokatsis, Salama-Caro, London 

No Man’s Land, Fountain Square, London



Published Books 


2006 You’ll Never Know: drawing and random interference Henry Krokatsis and Jeni Walwin, Hayward Gallery Publications 

1996 Henry Krokatsis-Outlier’s Antidote published by Gang of Virtue Ltd. Text by John Stezaker



Public Collections


New Art Gallery, Walsall

Government Art Collection UK

Zabludowicz Collection

David Roberts Foundation

Ordrupgaard Museum Denmark



selected works

Helter Skelter
Untitled (window)
Floor piece
Double Kudu
Turning Tree

current exhibitions

27 January – 16 September 2018

Henry Krokatsis


past exhibitions

12 January – 10 February 2018

Henry Krokatsis

Household Faith

Vigo Gallery
5 October 2016 – 8 January 2017

Henry Krokatsis


28 June – 17 August 2016


Summer Show

Vigo Gallery
14 October – 10 November 2014

Brand New Second Hand

Vigo Gallery
8 October – 9 November 2012


Vigo Gallery
29 June – 23 September 2012

London Twelve

City Gallery of Prague
23 May – 15 June 2012


Gallery artists

Vigo Gallery
17 April – 11 May 2012


An exploration of Britain's cultural identity

Vigo Gallery
15 October 2011 – 1 January 2012

Henry Krokatsis

Peggy Guggenheim Gallery


2016Wood380 x 280 cm / 149 5/8 x 110 1/4 in

Helter Skelter

2009Wood with electric lights and poly barrels 330 x 1020 cm / 129 7/8 x 401 5/8 in

Untitled (window)

found glass, lead, steel160 x 90 x 1 cm / 63 x 35 3/8 x  3/8 in


2011Mirror on coloured board70 x 76 cm / 27 1/2 x 29 7/8 in

Floor piece

Rubber505 x 252 cm / 198 7/8 x 99 1/4 in


87  x 102 cm / 34 1/4 x 40 1/8 in

Double Kudu

Solid cast aluminium on oak91 x 94 x 48 cm / 35 7/8 x 37 x 18 7/8 in

Turning Tree