Jake & Dinos Chapman
Jake and Dinos Chapman


Jake Chapman was born in 1966 in Cheltenham, Dinos Chapman in 1962 in London. They live and work in London. Jake and Dinos Chapman make iconoclastic sculpture, prints and installations that examine, with searing wit and energy, contemporary politics, religion and morality.

Selected group exhibitions


Jake & Dinos Chapman & Tony Oursler, PinchukArtCentre, Kiev, UA
Große Gefühle. Von der Antike bis zur Gegenwart, Kunsthalle Krems, Krems, AT
Play – The Frivolious and the Serious, Me Collectors Room Berlin, Berlin, DE
British British Polish Polish, Centre for Contemporary Art, Warsaw, PL
Theatre of the World, Mona – Museum of Old and New Art, Hobart, AUS


Von Kopf bis Fuß. Porträts und Menschenbilder in der Sammlung Würth, Kunsthalle Würth, Schwäbisch Hall, DE
Goyas Erben, Opelvillen Rüsselsheim, Rüsselsheim, DE
Wonderful – Humboldt, Krokodil & Polke, Me Collectors Room Berlin, Berlin, DE
Exquisite Corpses. Drawing and Disfiguration, Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA


Arsenale 2012 – 1st Kyiv Biennial, Kyiv Biennial, Kiev, UA
Metamorphosis. The Transformation of Being, All Visual Arts, London, GB
DEAD Lines. Der Tod der Kunst, Medien, Alltag; Von der Heydt-Kunsthalle, Wuppertal, DE


4th Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art


17th Biennale of Sydney
Meadows Museum, Texas
Rude Britannia. Tate Britain
Bundeskunsthalle, Bonn
Hareng Saur: Ensor and Contemporary Art, S.M.A.K, Ghent


National Center of Contemporary Art, Moscow
Kunstverein Hamburg
British Museum, London


Palais des Beaux Arts de Lille
Haus der Kunst, Munich
ICA, London


Summer Exhibition. Annenberg Courtyard, Royal Academy of Arts, London


ARS 06, Museum of Contemporary Art KIASMA, Helsinki


Turner Prize, Tate Britain

Selected solo exhibitions


Jake & Dinos Chapman – Ruminations On Cosmic Insignificance – BRANDTS, Odense


Jake & Dinos Chapman – Come, Hell or High Water – David Risley Gallery, Copenhagen
Come and See – DHC/ART Foundation for Contemporary Art, Montreal, QC
Etchasketchathon – Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, IA


Jake and Dinos Chapman. The End of Fun. The State Hermitage museum, St Petersburg, Russia. 20 October 2012 – 13 January 2013


Jake Or Dinos Chapman. White Cube Mason’s Yard And Hoxton Square, London


In The Realm Of The Senseless. Ars Cameralis Culture Instituion, Katowice
Gained And Disabled, The Next Chapter. Galerie Daniel Blau, Munich
The Children’s Art Commission. Whitechapel Gallery, London
Die Dada Die. Cabaret Voltaire, Zurich
Pino Pascali Award And Exhibition. Museo Pino Pascali, Bari
The Sun Will Shine Brightly On Your Rotting Corpse Whilst Your Bones Glimmer In The Moonlight. Project B Contemporary Art, Milan


Once Upon A Time… Hastings Museum & Art Gallery, Hastings
Shitrospective. Contemporary Fine Arts, Berlin


Memento Moronika. Kestnergesellschaft, Hanover
If Hitler Had Been A Hippy, How Happy Would We Be. White Cube, London


Your Mind Is A Nightmare That Has Been Eating You: Now Eat Your Mind. Triumph Gallery, Moscow
Two Legs Bad, Four Legs Good. Paradise Row, London
When Humans Walked The Earth. Tate Britain. London


Bad Art For Bad People. Tate Liverpool, Liverpool
We Are Artists. Rs & A, London


Like A Dog Returns To It’s Vomit. White Cube, London
Explaining Christians To Dinosaurs. Kunsthaus Bregen2, Bregen2


Insult To Injury. Kunstsammlungen Veste Coburg, Coburg
The Marriage Of Reason And Soualor. Centro De Arte Contemporaneo De Malaga, Malaga


The Rape Of Creativity. Modern Art Oxford, Oxford


Works From The Chapman Family Collection. White Cube, London


Jake & Dinos Chapman. Gio Marconi, Milan
Disasters Of War. White Cube, London


Six Feet Under. Gagosian Gallery, New York