Attila Richard Lukacs | Biography

1985 Graduated (Honours) Emily Carr College of Art and Design, Vancouver, BC
1997 Elected Member of Royal Canadian Academy of Arts

2011 Polaroids, Johnen Galerie, Berlin, Germany
2011 Attila Richard Lukacs, Windsor Gallery, Vancouver, BC
2011 UNREAL, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia. Curated by Daina Augaitis.
2010 MALE, Maureen Paley Gallery, London, England. Curated by Vince Aletti
2010 Cinema Verite Redux, Gallery Sumukha, Bengalore, India. Curated by Shaheen Merali
2009 Polaroid Studies for Paintings, The Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta, Conceptualized and Curated by Michael Morris
2008 Attila Richard Lukacs / Polaroids / Michael Morris, Presentation House Gallery, North Vancouver, BC
2008 Lily of the Vallery: Attila Richard Lukacs, Still Life Paintings Helen Lukacs, Garden, curated by Katherine Ylitalo, The Walter Phillips Gallery, Banff AB
2007 Attila Richard Lukacs Exhibition, Hamilton Artists Inc. Headquarters, Hamilton, ON
2006 Paint, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, BC
2006 Museum Ludwig, Das achte Feld, Koln, Germany
2006 Antisocial Gallery (solo), Vancouver, BC
2006 L’Ecomusee du fier monde, Le Corps Gay, Montreal, QC
2006 Vancouver School, Leo Marshall Center, North Vancouver, BC
2005 Beyond Redemption, Belkin Satellite, Vancouver, BC
2004 Basement Show, Art Gallery of Calgary, Calgary, AB
2004 National Gallery Canada, works from the permanent collection, Ottawa, ON
2003 Basement Show, Vancouver, BC
2003 worx I and II, Lehmann Leskiw + Schedler Fine Arts, Toronto, ON (solo)
2003 Of Monkeys and Men, Diane Farris Gallery, Vancouver BC (solo)
2003 New Works, Belkin Sattelite, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC (solo)
2002 Le Corps Gay, Centre d’exposition du Vieux-Palais a Saint-Jerome, Saint-Jerome, QC
2001 Xeno at Dadabase, Jake, Vancouver, BC
2000 paperworx, Galerie Schedler, Zurich, Switzerland (solo)
1999 Arbor Vitae, Diane Farris Gallery, Vancouver, BC (solo)
1999 Fresh Flowers, Bellevue Art Museum, Bellevue, WA (solo)
1999 Heads, Galerie Schedler, Zurich, Switzerland (solo)
1999 Myths about my Garden, Phyllis Kind Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1998 Galerie OZ, Paris, France (solo)
1998 Galerie Schedler, Zurich, Switzerland (solo)
1992 Documenta IX, Kassel, Germany

2002 Alberta College of Art and Design, Calgary, AB (performance)
2000 ‘Berlin,Ich hole meinen Koffer ab’ Club Spyder Galaxy, 6.10.2000 (performance)
2000 National Ballet of Canada, ‘Glen Gould’ – 3 short works, Costumes and design
1997 Harvard Graduate School of Architecture, Lecture Series

2004 Drawing Out the Demons: A Film About the Artist Attila Richard Lukacs, 78 min.

1997 Royal Canadian Academy of Arts
95/97/98/03/05 Canada Council, Arts Grant “A”
86/87/89/91 Canada Council, Arts Grant “B”
1986-88 Studio Residency Program, Kunstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, Germany

2004 School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
2002 Alberta College of Art and Design, Visiting artists program & lecture series
1989 Banff Centre, Banff, AB
1986-88 Studio Residency Program, Kuenstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, Germany

Beaverbrook Art Gallery, Fredericton, NB
Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, BC
Victoria Art Gallery, Victoria, BC
Rideau Hall, Ottawa, ON
Nickle Arts Museum, Calgary, AB
Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton, AB
Oakville Galleries, Oakville, ON
Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, ON
National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, ON
Canada Council Art Bank,Ottawa
Canadian Embassy, Saudi Arabia
London Regional Art Gallery, London, ON
Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst, Gent, Belgium
Musee d’Arts Contemporain, Montreal, QC
Froahlich Collection, Germany
Rudolf Zwirner, Cologne, Germany
Phyllis Kind, NY
John Stewart Collection, NY
Salah Bachir, Toronto, ON
Dietmar Werle, Cologne, Germany

Baerwaldt, Wayne. Attila Richard Lukacs: Between Tradition and Desire. Winnepeg, Plug-In Gallery, 1988.
Bourdon, David. Seoul International Art Festival: Works on Mulberry Paper. Seoul, Korea: The National Museum of Contemporary Art,1991.
Cervantes, Miguel. Myth and Magic in America; The Eighties. Monterrey, Mexico: Museo de Arte Contemporaneo, Monterrey, 1991.
Danzker, Jo-Anne Birnie. Toyama Now. Toyama, Japan: The Museum of Modern Art, 1987
Dompierre, Louise. Attila Richard Lukacs. Toronto: The Power Plant, 1989
Gagnon, Paulette. Attila Richard Lukacs. Montreal: Le Musee d’art contemporain de Montreal, 1994.
Kroker, Arthur. Attila Richard Lukacs: Painting the Hysterical Male. Vancouver: Diane Farris Gallery, 1990.
Mayor, Robin. Attila Richard Lukacs:Recent Works 1990. Calgary, Alberta: Illingworth Kerr Gallery 1990.
Osterwold, Tilman. Das Goldene Zeitalter. Stuttgart, Germany: Wurttenbergischer Kunstverein Stuttgart, Edition Cantz, 1991.
Sololowski, Thomas. Attila Richard Lukacs. Vancouver: Diane Farris Gallery, 1990
Sokolowski, Thomas. Attila Richard Lukacs. New York:49th Parallel, 1989.
Sololowski, Thomas. Morality Tales: History Painting in the 1980’s. New York: Independent Curators Inc., 1987.
Wagner, Frank. Vollbild. West Berlin: Neue Gesellschaft fur bildene Kunst, 1988.
Watson, Scott. Adoration and Denial: Attila Richard Lukacs. Berlin:Kunstlerhaus Bethanien,1988
Watson, Scott. Young Romantics. Vancouver: Vancouver Art Gallery, 1985. Inserted Vanguard 14 (Summer 1985).

2011 Lukasik-Foss, Tor, “Creative Muscle“, Hamilton Magazine, Fall 2011.
2008 Starke, Sean, “Attila Richard Lukacs”, hobo magazine, Issue No. 9, Spring/ Summer 2008
2003 Scott, Michael. “The Basement Reveals Artistic Genius” Vancouver Sun, October 29, 2003
2000 Goldstien, Richard. “Skin Deep” Village Voice, New York, Feb 9 – 15, 2000
1999 Frances Hill, Mary, “From college to the world limelight, artists step forward in Futura Bold”, May 6-12
1999 Gustafson, Paula, “Futura Bold Hits Its Stride After 15 Years”, The Georgia Straight, May
1999 MacDonnell Eichhorn, Virginia, “Created in Our Own Image”, Artfocus, Winter/ Spring 1999: 18-20
1999 Milroy, Sarah, “Vancouver painters reach critical mass”, The Globe and Mail, May 15
1999 Thompson, Jane L., “Mooning the mayor”, The National Post, January 23
1999 Tousley, Nancy, “Fast Forward”, Canadian Art: Fall 1990
1998 Bowness, Gordon, “Get the Ruler”,XTRA! October 8, 1998: 33
1998 Alexander, Dagmar. “Half Empty” ART, December 13, 1998
1998 Cronin, Ray, “Beaverbrook Art Gallery in tune with the times”, The Daily Gleamer, May 23
1998 Goodman, Jonathan. Parachute: Contemporary Art Magazine, July 1998