Geboren 1949 in Stockport, United Kingdom. 1965-70 Berkshire College of Art und St Martin's School of Art. 1970 BA Hons in Fine Art (Malerei). 1972-74 Assistant Advertising Photographer (John S Clarke Studio, London). 1974-77 Photographer, British Museum. Seit 1979 Lehraufträge an verschiedenen Universitäten und Schulen in Großbritannien, Finnland, Israel und Russland. Lebt in Oxford.
Born in 1949 in Stockport, United Kingdom. 1965-70 Berkshire College of Art and St Martin's School of Art. 1970 BA Hons in Fine Art (Painting). 1972-74 Assistant Advertising Photographer (John S Clarke Studio, London). 1974-77 Photographer, British Museum. Since 1979 Lecturer at different universities and schools in Great Britain, Finland, Israel and Russia. Lives in Oxford.
AUSWAHL / SELECTION
Einzelausstellungen / Solo Exhibitions
2002/02 Loss of Face, Tate Britain, London; 2002 High Summer, Holburne Museum, Bath, Meadow Gallery, Burford Hs, Tenbury Wells; Loss of face, Norwich Gallery, Wolsey Gallery, Christchurch Mansions, Ipswich, Hartlepool Art Gallery; 2001 High Summer, Andrew Mummery Gallery, London, Portfolio Gallery, Edinburgh, Gallery De Pijp, Photofestival Noorderlicht, Groningen, Niederlande; ImagoLucis Galeria, Oporto, Portugal, Art Centre of São João da Madeira, Portugal, Wolverhampton Art Gallery; 2000 Capital Arcade, Andrew Mummery Gallery, London, Howard Gardens Gallery, Cardiff; 1999/2000 NPG 2000, photoworks, National Portrait Gallery, London; 1999 Capital Arcade, Seonam Arts Centre, Seoul, Aspex Gallery, Portsmouth; 1998 The Commissar of Space, Museum of Modern Art, Oxford, Herbert Read Gallery, KIAD, Canterbury; Early Works, Andrew Mummery Gallery, London; 1997 The Framers Collection, Portfolio Gallery, Edinburgh, Andrew Mummery Gallery, London; 1995 Recent Works, Angel Row Gallery, Nottingham; 1994-95 John Goto 94', Touring Exhibition of Russia, including Perm, Kazan, Osa and Chelyabinsk; 1994 Recent Histories, John Hansard Gallery, University of Southampton; 1993 The Scar, Benjamin Rhodes Gallery, London, Manchester City Art Museum and Gallery; 1991 The Atomic Yard, Raab Gallery at Millbank, London; 1990 Atomic Yard The Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge, Portsmouth City Museum and Art Gallery; 1989 Terezin, John Hansard Gallery, Southampton, Cornerhouse, Manchester, Raab Gallery, Berlin; 1988 Sites of Passage, Goto/Eachus, Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, Cambridge Darkroom; Terezin, Wadham College Ante Chapel, Oxford; Remembering for the Future; 1986 Goto. Goto/Eachus, Portfolio Gallery, Antwerpen; Sites of passage, Goto/Eachus, Fischer Fine Art, London; 1984/85 Goto. Photographs 1975-83, Prima Vera, Barcelona and tour of Spain; 1983 Goto. Photographs 1975-83, PPS Galerie Gundlac, Hamburg, ULUV Gallery, Praha, and tour of Czech Republic; 1981 Goto. Photographs 1971-81, The Photographers' Gallery, London;
Ausstellungsbeteiligungen / Group Exhibitions
2002 The Embarcation for Cythera, Andrew Mummery Gallery, London; 2001 Trade, Fotomuseum Winterthur, Schweiz, Fotoinstituut, Rotterdam; 2000 Capital Arcade at The Hasselblad Center, Göteborg, in the exhibition Modern Times 3 curated by Val Williams; 1999 Architects & Architecture, John Goto & John Lessore, National Portrait Gallery, London; 1996 Circumstantial Evidence, Atkinson/Doherty/Goto, University of Brighton; 1995 After Auschwitz, Royal Festival Hall, Manchester City Art Gallery, Northern Centre for Contemporary Art, Sunderland; Pretext: Heteronyms, Rear Window, London; 1994 Siege, Impressions Gallery, York; 1993 John Moores exhibition 18, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool (prizewinner); 1992 The Figure Laid Bare, Pomroy Purdy Gallery, London; 1990 Nature after nature, John Hansard Gallery, Southampton; 1989 Blasphemies, Ecstasies, Cries, Serpentine Gallery, London; Photographic Art in Britain 1945-1989, The Barbican Gallery, London, Manchester City Art Gallery; Metamorphosis, Raab Gallery, London; 1988 Romantic Visions, Camden Arts Centre; 1986 Painting/Photography, Richard de Marco Gallery, Edinburgh; Next/Tomorrow, Kettle's Yard, Cambridge; Fifteen studios, Museum of Modern Art, Oxford; 1985 The Albufera project, Valencia; 1984 Still life photography, Lijnbaancentrum, Rotterdam; Contemporary European Photography, Benteler Galleries, Houston; 1982 The third meaning, Museum of Modern Art, Oxford; Beneath the Arch, Stedelijk de Lakenhal, Leiden; 1977 Summer show 4, Serpentine Gallery, London;
Preise, Residencies und Kommissionen/ Awards, Residencies and Commissions
2002 Nominee for No Limits Award at Recontres d´Arles; 2001 Portrait commission of the Vice-Presidents of The British Academy; 1999-2000 Artist in Residence, National Portrait Gallery, London; Year of the Artist bursary;
Bibliografie / Bibliography
The National Portrait Gallery: An Architectural History, texts by Graham Hulme, Brian Buchanan and Kenneth Powell, photographs by John Goto, pub. NPG, London 2000; Images included in: Dreamworld and Catastrophe. The Passing of Mass Utopia in East and West, by Prof. Susan Buck-Morss, MIT Press, USA 2000; Portrait of Isaac Julien Beside an Effigy of T.E. Lawrence, image in: Isaac Julien (K/c), Bard College, USA and Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, 2000; Review of "Capital Arcade" by Paul Anthony Black, in: Flux, Apr/May 2000; Review of' "Capital Arcade" by James Lawrence, in: Contemporary Visual Arts (28), 2000; Capital Arcade(K/c), presentation postcard set, pub. Korea/British Council, 1999; Review of "The Commissar of Space" by John Slyce, in: Creative Camera, Jan 1999; Review of "Capital Arcade" by John Slyce, in: Creative Camera, Oct. 1999; The Commissar of Space (K/c), texts by Professor Brandon Taylor and John Goto, 1998; The Framer´s Collection (K/c), limited edition H/B artists book, 1997; Circumstantial Evidence (K/c), texts by David Green and Peter Sedon, pub. University of Brighton, 1996; Review of Angel Row Gallery exhibition by David Green, in: Creative Camera, June 1995; Review of "Pretext: Heteronyms" by Mark Durden, in: Art Monthly, Dec 1995; John Goto 94 (K/c), text by Natasha Dubrovina, pub. Artist Union, Perm, Russia 1994; Review by Brandon Taylor, in: Contemporary Art, Mar. 1994; Review by David Green, in: Creative Camera, Spring 1994; The Scar (K/c), including three fictions by Durda Otrzan, Benjamin Rhodes Gallery, London 1993; Review by Mary Rose Beaumont, in: Arts Review, Sept. 1993; The Atomic Yard (K/c), published by Kettle's Yard with articles by Juliet Steyn, Andrew Brighton, Stuart Laing, Nick Bullock, John Caughie and Jim Ede in conversation with John Goto, 1990; The Atomic Yard (K/c), text by Craigie Horsfield, Raab, Millbank, 1990; Review by David Lee, in: Arts Review, 15 June 1990; Review by Margaret Garlake, in: Artscribe, Sept/Oct 1990; Review by Villém Flusser, in: European Photography, Apr. 1989; Terezin (K/c), published by ‘Remembering for the Future' with articles by Dr. D. Muhlberger and Craigie Horsfield, 1988; Review by David Lee, in Arts Review, 29 July 1988; Review by Brandon Taylor, in: Art Monthly, Oct. 1988; Review by Ivan Gaskell, in: Creative Camera, Nov. 1988; Multiple Originals (K/c), introduction by John Stathotos, 1987; Review by Craigie Horsfield, in: Creative Camera, Feb. 1987; Land Matters (K/c), introduction by Chris Titterington, 1986; Boundaries (K/c), published by Cambridge Darkroom with introductions by Pavel Buchler and John X Berger, 1986; Boundaries, Sites of Passage, Goto/Eachus, introduction by Andrew Brighton, 1986; Review by Nanette Aldred, in: Creative Camera, Feb. 1986; European Photography March/April 1986; Review by John Stathatos, in: Creative Camera 7, 1986; Review by Brian Human, in: Creative Camera 9, 1986; Arts Review by Jane Norrie, 1986; Review by John Morrison, in: British Journal of Photography, 6 Jun. 1986; Review by Michael Archer, in: Artscribe, Dec. 1986; Painting/Photography (K/c), introduction by Mathew Collins, 1985; The Now and Here, introduction by Andrew Brighton, 1985; Art Monthly, Review by Margaret Garlake, in Art Monthly, 1985; Review by Richard Leachman, in: Artscribe, 1985; Occupied Zones, Axiom, Cheltenham, 1984; Interview with Craigie Horsfield, in: Aspects, Nov. 1984; Artscribe No. 14, 1984; Shotover (K/c), published by Oxford Polytechnic Press, 1984; John Goto (K/c), Moravian Gallery, introduction by Dr. A. Dufek, 1983; Svobodne Slovo, 1983; Art Line No. 8, 1983; British Journal of Photography No. 45, 1983; Creative Camera No. 228, 1983; Goto. Photographs 1971-81, introduction by Craigie Horsfield, 1981;
1992 High Summer, European Photography, 2002; High Summer, Portfolio No. 33, June, with essay by Robert Clark, 2001; Point (Art & Design Research Journal) Number 4. The Framer's Collection, 1997; Portfolio, Dec. 1996; Creative Camera, Dec. 1992; Creative Camera, April 1990; Creative Camera, Jan. 1989; Bildgebende Fotografie by Gottfried Jager, 1988; Creative Camera, Mar. 1986; European Photography, Autumn, Text by Joan Fontcuberta, 1986; European Photography No 14 Still Life Issue, 1983; Creative Camera, May 1983; Fotograpohie (Czechoslovakia) No 4, 1983; Projekt (Poland) No 2, 1983; British Journal of Photography, 24 April 1981; British Journal of Photography Annual, 1981; British Journal of Photography, Nov. 1978; Creative Camera No 5, 1977; Nye Photo 2, 1977; British Journal of Photography Annual, 1977; Creative Camera, Dec. 1975; British Journal of Photography, 3 Jan. 1975;
*Die biografischen Daten beruhen auf Angaben der KünstlerInnen.
*The biographies are based on information of the artists.
*Abkürzungen / abbreviations:
K/c: Katalog / catalogue