Julian Opie

United Kingdom 1958

Sculpture, Digital Art, Painting


Julian Opie
Julian Opie
United Kingdom
December 18, 2014
Ok, I know it's so damn corny to quote somebody just to describe yourself, let alone Confucius, but this quote says all about my relationship with Widewalls, so forgive me for doing this: Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life. Am I forgiven?

The work of influential British artist Julian Opie has been consistent for several decades largely due to establishing the recognizable style. Minimal and linear, those compositions usually represent everyday sights – humans or animals in movement or their portraits, billboard or pub signs, buildings, etc. By examining his personal experience, Opie is dealing not only with the transience of the moment or its meaning, more importantly, the artist is critically dissecting socially moderated patterns of behavior and thinking. In addition to that, an oeuvre of his represents a fine example of art practice which tries still to stay visually daring by encompassing contemporary moment with popular culture and traditional art.

At home in Britain Opie realized several important retrospective exhibitions in between 2011 and 2013
Julian Opie – Behind every successful man is a surprised woman, 1998, image via lissongallery.com

Building New Sculptures

Julian Opie was born in London in 1958 and raised in Oxford. He graduated in 1983 from Goldsmiths, University of London, where he was taught by conceptual artist and painter Michael Craig-Martin. After the end of studies, he started exhibiting with artists like Tony Cragg, Richard Deacon and Anish Kapoor. Mainly they, as well as a couple of other artists, were gathered around the Lisson Gallery, and their work became known as New British Sculpture. A synthesis of pop and kitsch, focus on producing bricolages out of objects from an urban environment and waste, humor and wit were some of the main subjects prevailing in their works.

Julian Opie - Christine swimming. 01, 2008
Julian Opie – Christine swimming. 01, 2008, image via lissongallery.com

Working With Different Medias

In his early works, Opie was focused on steel sculptures, almost architectural structures, and abstract, geometrical shapes. Obviously influenced, on one side, by the Minimal and on the other by Pop art, he started to shape his distinct aesthetics by purifying the compositions, cleaning them from any sufficient detail and realizing them through installations, prints, and sculpture in the extended field. That is how Opie developed simple linear comic book look like forms and reduced colored areas, which then became his signifier. Fixation with portraits remained present until nowadays, as well as before mentioned references to art history, only the technological process has changed. Through the years the artist has become active with other media, especially in graphic art and digital art, respectively LED projections and animations.[1]

His art is related and in contact with everyday observations from his home to the outside
Julian Opie-Galloping Horse, 2012, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, image via datnarrow.co.uk

Blurred Line Between Popular And High Art

Public art of Julian Opie is spread around the globe, from continuous animations on LCD screens such as Suzanne Walking (2002) in Dublin or Galloping Horse (2012) in Yorkshire Park, or installation Public collections, including the Tate Gallery in London, the National Museum of Art in Osaka, and the Museum of Modern Art in New York poses Opie’s works from different periods.Besides the institutional frame, he has been collaborating with the famous pop band Blur, creating the cover for their Best of the album, and with a rock star Bryan Adams. Nevertheless, Opie’s art does not suffer from agenda of obtaining successful career by pure mechanical production, yet the works he produces are full of wit, humor and innovation.

Julian Opie lives and works in London.


  1. Jones.J, (2015): Julian Opie’s portraits in motion: this is what genius looks like, The Guardian [November 21, 2016]

Featured image: Julian Opie in front of his works, image via TateYoutube
All other images for illustrative purposes only

YearExhibition TitleGallery/MuseumSolo/Group
2016Julian OpieArt Geneve, Geneva, SwitzerlandSolo
2016Julian OpieGerhardsen Gerner. Berlin, GermanySolo
2016Julian OpieKrobath - Wien, ViennaSolo
2016Julian OpieMaho Kubota Gallery, Tokio, JapanSolo
2015Julian OpieARCO, Madrid, SpainSolo
2015Julian OpieMario Sequeira, Braga, PortugalSolo
2015Julian Opie - Recent WorksKunsthalle HelsinkiSolo
2015Julian OpieAlan Cristea Gallery, London, UKSolo
2015Julian OpieGerhardsen Gerner, Oslo, NorwaySolo
2015ModelGalerie Rudolfinum, PragueGroup
2015Klaas Kloosterboer: Face to FaceGalerie bob van orsouw, ZurichGroup
2015Post Pop: East Meets WestThe Saatchi Gallery, LondonGroup
2015Watch Me Move. Un viaje por la animaciónMuseo de Arte Contemporáneo de Monterrey MARCO, Monterrey, NLGroup
2015What is contemporary in contemporay art?Galeria Mário Sequeira, BragaGroup
2014Julian OpieSCAI The Bathhouse, Tokyo, JapanSolo
2014Julian Opie - Ikon Icon 2000sIkon Gallery, BirminghamSolo
2014Julian Opie - Street PortraitsSCAI the Bathhouse, TokyoSolo
2014Julian Opie - Collected WorksThe Holburne Museum, Bath, SomersetSolo
2014Channing School for GirlsARK Gallery, London, UKSolo
2014Winter and other Seasons: Landscapes by Julian OpieBritish Council, London, UKSolo
2014Shoot! - Guidi&SchoenArte Contemporanea, GenoaGroup
2014PopoloThe Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston, MAGroup
2014Summer Group Show  Galerie Fluegel-Roncak, NurembergGroup
2014Knock! Knock!Galeria Javier López, MadridGroup
2014AccrochageGalerie Boisserée,Cologne Group
2014Modern and Contemporary Prints and EditionsMcClain Gallery, Houston, TXGroup
2014Genius Loci – Spirit of PlacePalazzo Cavalli Franchetti, VeniceGroup
2014Against NatureCamberwell Space, LondonGroup
2014Capita SelectaBroelmuseum, KortrijkGroup
2014Primary ElementsMarc Jancou Contemporary, New York City, NYGroup
2014Walk On - 40 years of art walking from Richard Long to Janet CardiffThe Atkinson, SouthportGroup
2014Portrait: A Group ExhibitionTrépanier Baer, Calgary, ABGroup
2014Fläche und Form Galerie Supper, Baden-BadenGroup
2014Syriart - PhillipsDe Pury & Company, LondonGroup
2014Making Links: 25 yearsSCAI the Bathhouse, TokyoGroup
2013Julian OpieThe Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston, MASolo
2013Julian Opie One person showGalleria Valentina Bonomo, RomeSolo
2013Julian Opie - KrobathWien, ViennaSolo
2013Julian OpieGerhardsen Gerner, OsloSolo
201393CGAC - Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea, Santiago de CompostelaGroup
2013Nostalgic for the Future27-29 Bell Street - Lisson Gallery, London Group
2013Fading Nights - feat. Parra for CuvaGerhardsen Gerner, BerlinGroup
2013Michael Craig-Martin Langlands & Bell Julian Opie Bridget RileyGaleria Pilar Serra (former Estiarte), MadridGroup
2013 SIGNS ON THE ROAD A GROUP EXHIBITION AT THE CAC MÁLAGACAC Centro de Arte Contemporáneo Málaga, Málaga Group
2013Goho - 9. Gostenhofer Atelier- Und Werkstatttage Galerie Hafenrichter, Nuremberg Group
2013Modern Japanese Art from the Museum CollectionNational Museum of Modern Art Tokyo (MOMAT), TokyoGroup
2013Great Men Die TwiceGaleria Mário Sequeira, BragaGroup
2013Colección Juan Yarur: Un Relato PersonalMAC Museo de Arte Contemporáneo. Universidad de Chile, SantiagoGroup
2013Re-Viewing the Landscape: A Contemporary ResponseCompton Verney, Compton Verney, WarwickshireGroup
2013Summer Views Galerie Hafenrichter, Nuremberg Group
2013175 Jahre Galerie BoisseréeGalerie Boisserée, Cologne Group
201325 Jahre für die Kunst Galerie Judith Walker, WeizelsdorfGroup
2013StrangerFlowers Gallery, Emsworth, HampshireGroup
2013Summer Group ShowGalerie Fluegel-Roncak, Nuremberg Group
2013Die Leinwand des Leibes – Körperkult als neue Soziale PlastikKünstlerverein Walkmühle e.V.,WiesbadenGroup
2013Momat CollectionNational Museum of Modern Art Tokyo (MOMAT), TokyoGroup
2013Walk On - 40 years of art walking from Richard Long to Janet CardiffNorthern Gallery for Contemporary Art, SunderlandGroup
2013Stadt in Sicht - Werke aus der Sammlung Deutsche Bank. Von Feininger bis Gursky Museum Ostwall im Dortmunder U, DortmundGroup
2013Neu im ViertelDavisKlemmGallery, MunichGroup
2013Looking at the ViewTate Britain, LondonGroup
2013INSTRUCTIONS - TILT TO AND FROPaul Stolper Gallery, LondonGroup
2012Julian Opie Solo ShowSakshi Gallery, MumbaiSolo
2012Julian Opie29 Bell Street - Lisson Gallery, London Solo
2012Julian OpieThe John Jones Project Space, LondonSolo
2012ACCROCHAGE Galerie Boisserée, Cologne Group
2012A Selection of Pop ArtGalerie Leu, MunichGroup
2012Expanded Drawing 012Casal Solleric, Palma de MallorcaGroup
2012Amathing - Amathink - AmazingGaleria Xavier Fiol Arte Contemporáneo, Palma de MallorcaGroup
2012Accrochage der Pop ArtKünstler Der Galerie - Galerie Fluegel-Roncak, Nuremberg Group
2012Made In Britain - Contemporary Art From The British Council Collection 1980 - 2010National Gallery of Arts, TiranaGroup
2012Dancing towards the EssenceKunsthaus Grenchen, GrenchenGroup
2012AccrochageGalerie Boisserée, Cologne Group
2012WomenKimhyunjoo Gallery, SeoulGroup
2012The Artists’ Postcard ShowSpike Island, BristolGroup
2012ContemporarySakshi Gallery, MumbaiGroup
2012Inauguration - 2 Avenue MatignonGalerie Laurent Strouk, ParisGroup
2012Spotlights - Video • KunstEssl Museum - Kunst der Gegenwart, KlosterneuburgGroup
2012LandscapePace Prints, New York City, NYGroup
2012MontageGaain Gallery, SeoulGroup
2012Il Fuoco della Natura - Salone Degli IncantiEx Pescheria Centrale, TriesteGroup
2012The Gallery CollectionGalerie bob van orsouw, ZurichGroup
2012Winter SalonJenkins Johnson Gallery, San Francisco, CAGroup
2012Pop Art KUNSTKABINETT, Regensburg Group
2012SightingsSakshi Gallery, MumbaiGroup
2011Julian Opie - Paintings - LCDs - Editions Galerie Hafenrichter, Nuremberg Solo
2011JULIAN OPIE – PortraitsGalerie Fluegel-Roncak, Nuremberg Solo
2011Julian Opie: Editions 1984-2011Alan Cristea Gallery, LondonSolo
2011Julian OpieGalerie bob van orsouw, ZurichSolo
2011Very BritishEastmen Gallery, HasseltGroup
2011Accrochage Galerie Boisserée, CologneGroup
2011Multiples & co - Villa du ParcCentre d'Art Contemporain, AnnemasseGroup
2011Uk & Us Contemporary ArtistsGaleria Pilar Serra (former Estiarte), MadridGroup
2011Notes Towards a Supreme FictionCeri Hand Gallery, LondonGroup
2011CollectionHakgojae - Sokyuk, SeoulGroup
2011Schau mir in die AugenKunstmuseum Liechtenstein, VaduzGroup
2011Modern and Contemporary MastersGlasgow Print Studio, Glasgow, ScotlandGroup
2011Small Medium LargeDonjon de Vez, VezGroup
2011High-Rise – Idea and RealityMuseum für Gestaltung Zürich, ZurichGroup
2011LineageEdinburgh Printmakers, Edinburgh, ScotlandGroup
2011Bodies of DesireMatthias Küper Galleries, StuttgartGroup
2011Taguchi Art Collection - Global New ArtSompo Japan Museum of Art, TokyoGroup
2011The Enchanted MountainGaleria Mário Sequeira, BragaGroup
2011Videosphere: A New GenerationAlbright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NYGroup
2011Made in Britain: Contemporary Art from the British Council Collection 1980–2010Hong Kong Heritage Museum, Hong KongGroup
2011Artist of the Day 2011Flowers Gallery, Emsworth, HampshireGroup
2011Numerator and DenominatorHerzliya Museum of Contemporary Art, HerzliyaGroup
2011Digital Transitions VGallery Simon, SeoulGroup
2011Car Fetish. I drive, therefore I amMuseum Tinguely, BaselGroup
2011Celebrate SummerJenkins Johnson Gallery, San Francisco, CAGroup
2011Accrochage, im Studio DubuffetGalerie Boisserée, Cologne Group
2011Diane Von Furstenberg: Journey of a DressPace Beijing, BeijingGroup
2011Apopcalypse NowNieuw Dakota, AmsterdamGroup
2011Scream Collection Part IIScream London, LondonGroup
2011Julian Opie & Sheri Warshauer - Home, Sweet HomeGalerie Supper, Baden Group
2011Camera VivantCentral Utah Art Center, Ephraim, UTGroup
2011Moving PortraitsDe La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill on SeaGroup
2011Modern British SculptureRoyal Academy of Arts, LondonGroup
2011Rhythm in ArtGaain Gallery, SeoulGroup
201021st Century: Art in the First DecadeQueensland Art Gallery, Gallery of Modern Art,Brisbane, QLDGroup
2010On ViewSakshi Gallery, MumbaiGroup
2010Group exhibitionAlan Cristea Gallery, LondonGroup
2010The CollectionUnc Gallery, SeoulGroup
2010ElevenAlan Cristea Gallery, LondonGroup
2010Pop ArtTroner Art Consulting, DusseldorfGroup
2010Look Up! Natural Porto Art ShowLook Up! Natural Porto Art Show, PortoGroup
2010The Adventure of Reality International RealismKunsthal Rotterdam, RotterdamGroup
2010The Rhythm of IstanbulAkbank Art Center, IstanbulGroup
2010Young British ArtJohyun Gallery, BusanGroup
2010Cream - KiasmaMuseum of Contemporary Art, HelsinkiGroup
2010Summer ShowAndipa Gallery, LondonGroup
2010Julian Opie, Erwin WurmGalerie Judith Walker, WeizelsdorfGroup
2010Heads Or TailsMary Ryan Gallery, New York City, NYGroup
2010Summertime…Jenkins Johnson Gallery, San Francisco, CAGroup
2010Realismus - Das Abenteuer der WirklichkeitKunsthalle der Hypo-Kulturstiftung, MunichGroup
2010Present Tense: An imagined grammar of portraiture in the digital ageNational Portrait Gallery, Canberra, ACTGroup
2010Pop Art Never DieTezukayama Gallery, OsakaGroup
2010Art (Magenta)Galerie Haas & Fuchs, BerlinGroup
2010Art of Modern JapanNational Museum of Modern Art Tokyo (MOMAT), TokyoGroup
2010WAS IST SCHÖN? Deutsches Hygiene Museum, DresdenGroup
2010Bilder über BilderMuseum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig - MUMOK , ViennaGroup
2010Gallery CollectionSakshi Gallery, MumbaiGroup
2010Real And Abstract: Contemporary Art From The FarnsworthFarnsworth Art Museum,Rockland, MEGroup
2010Realismus - das Abenteuer der Wirklichkeit. Courbet - Hopper - GurskyKunsthalle in Emden,EmdenGroup
2010Choices VII Galerie Rigassi, BernGroup
2009Calendrier de l’Avent : Julian Opie - Abbaye St AndréCentre d'art contemporain Meymac,MeymacSolo
2009Julian Opie - DancersPatrick de Brock Gallery, Knokke-HeistSolo
2009Julian Opie: This is ShahnozaDavisKlemmGallery, FrankfurtSolo
2009MúltipleGaleria Pilar Serra (former Estiarte), MadridGroup
2009LIGHTS! CAMERA! TRASH! Galerie Fluegel-Roncak, Nuremberg Group
2009Chapter 10.Charles de Jonghe Contemporary gallery, BrusselsGroup
2009ACCROCHAGE - Neuankäufe und ausgewählte Exponate aus den Beständen Galerie Boisserée, Cologne Group
2009Mirror Mirror: Contemporary Portraits and the Fugitive SelfBrigham Young University Museum of Art, Provo, UTGroup
2009Contemporary PrintsAlan Cristea Gallery, LondonGroup
2009Auto. Sueño y materiaCA2M - Centro de Arte Dos de Mayo, MadridGroup
2009Huésped. Colección MUSAC en RosarioMuseo de Arte Contemporáneo de Rosario (MACRo),RosarioGroup
2009Gallery ArtistsAlan Cristea Gallery, LondonGroup
2009First AnniversaryOblong Gallery, LondonGroup
2009Contemporary art is just easy as pieArt Tower Mito ATM, MitoGroup
2009Sehnsucht nach dem Abbild. Das Porträt im Wandel der ZeitKunsthalle Krems, KremsGroup
2009Huésped. Colección Musac en el MNBAMuseo Nacional de Bellas Artes, MNBA, Buenos AiresGroup
2009Summertime…Jenkins Johnson Gallery, San Francisco, CAGroup
2009Boule to Braid   Lisson Gallery, LondonGroup
2009DESNUDOSGaleria Javier López, MadridGroup
2009Close EncountersVHDG - Stichting Voorheen De Gemeente, LeeuwardenGroup
2009WHAM - painting & beyondDen Frie Centre of Contemporary Art, CopenhagenGroup
2009FotoRio – Vídeo Short List Dream MachineMuseu de Arte Contemporanea de Niterói, Niterói, RJGroup
2009HeadsRex Irwin Art Dealer, Woollahra, NSWGroup
2009Mi Vida – From Heaven to HellMucsarnok Kunsthalle, BudapestGroup
2009Hängung #4 - QuerschnittSammlung Alison & Peter W. Klein, Eberdingen-NussdorfGroup
2009Far From the Madding CrowdRoad Agent Gallery, Dallas, TXGroup
2009Der Blick. Works from our collectionKunstmuseum Liechtenstein, VaduzGroup
2009Der BlickKunstmuseum Liechtenstein, VaduzGroup
2009Lisson Presents 229 Bell Street - Lisson Gallery, London Group
2009Spazio Libro d’ArtistaPalazzo Manganelli , Catania, CTGroup
2009Self And Other - Portraits From Asia And EuropeThe Museum of Modern Art, Hayama,HayamaGroup
2009Animated PaintingFaulconer Gallery, Grinnell, IAGroup
2008This is Shahnoza in 3 partsAlan Cristea Gallery, LondonSolo
2008Julian Opie - Recent WorksMAK - Museum für Angewandte Kunst, ViennaSolo
2008Project Room: Julian Opie: View from my bedroom windowRichard Levy Gallery, Albuquerque, NMSolo
2008Julian Opie: Walking on O’Connell StreetDublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane, DublinSolo
2008Winter HaikuJenkins Johnson Gallery, San Francisco, CAGroup
2008KünstlerTroner Art Consulting, DusseldorfGroup
2008Editions and Acquisitions 2008Alan Cristea Gallery, LondonGroup
2008Machines à Rêve (Video short list)Passage de Retz, ParisGroup
2008Galleria Grafica Collection No.16Galleria Grafica Tokyo, TokyoGroup
2008The 30th Anniversary – Part IIWetterling Gallery, StockholmGroup
2008Shaping a Space IIGaleria Mário Sequeira, BragaGroup
2008Digital Transitions IIIGallery Simon, SeoulGroup
2008The Figure TodayJenkins Johnson Gallery , San Francisco, CAGroup
2008NOLEFTOVERSKunsthalle Bern, BernGroup
2008The Sum of Its PartsThe Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston, MAGroup
2008MasterworksThe Goodman Gallery, JohannesburgGroup
2008Crossing Borders, Confronting Artistic DiversityBkhfgallery, Miami, FLGroup
2008Pasións Privadas, Visións PúblicasMARCO Museo de Arte Contemporánea de Vigo, VigoGroup
2008TURNED ON - Films, Digital Animations and LightboxesAlan Cristea Gallery, LondonGroup
2008Modern and Contemporary PrintsOsborne Samuel, LondonGroup
2008Lo and BeholdPatrick de Brock Gallery, Knokke-HeistGroup
2008Still Motion - Liqiud Crystal PaintingNMAO National Museum of Art Osaka, OsakaGroup
2008Julian Opie meets Janos SchaabDavisKlemmGallery,FrankfurtGroup
2008Alex Katz and FriendsFarnsworth Art Museum, Rockland, MEGroup
2008ARTfuturesBloomberg Space, LondonGroup
2008OutlinesGimpel Fils, LondonGroup
2008Still Motion - Liquid-crystal PaintingMie Prefectural Art Museum, Tsu CityGroup
2008MAXIminFundación Juan March, MadridGroup
2008For the Spirit - From the UBS Art CollectionMori Art Museum, TokyoGroup
2008POP ARTKUNSTKABINETT, Regensburg Group
2008AutoreverseGalerie bob van orsouw, ZurichGroup
2008There is Desire Left (Knock, Knock). 40 Jahre Bildende Kunst aus der Sammlung Mond studioKunstmuseum Bern, BernGroup
2007Julian Opie - This is ShahnozaGalerie Barbara Thumm - Dircksenstraße, BerlinSolo
2007PhotopeintriesFRAC - Limousin, LimogesGroup
2007Between the LinesHakgojae - Sokyuk, SeoulGroup
2007Animated PaintingSan Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, CAGroup
2007Imagery PlayPKM GALLERY, BeijingGroup
2007ExistenciasMusac - Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Castilla y León, LéonGroup
2007Post-Stop - Damien Hirst & Julien OpiePark Ryu Sook Gallery, SeoulGroup
2007Sign LanguageDes Moines Art Center, Des Moines, IAGroup
2007The CollectionPark Ryu Sook Gallery, SeoulGroup
2007AccumulationsICA - Institute of Contemporary Art Boston, Boston, MAGroup
2007Gifts from the Alex Katz FoundationColby College Museum of Art, Waterville, MEGroup
2007SummerNeuhoff Edelman Gallery, New York City, NYGroup
2007Sculpture Grande 07Gallery Art Factory, PragueGroup
2007Mixed Summer ExhibitionAlan Cristea Gallery, LondonGroup
2007News on PaperBurkhard Eikelmann Com, DusseldorfGroup
2007Drawing 2007The Drawing Room, LondonGroup
2007Caulfield, Craig-Martin und Opie Galerie Boisserée, Cologne Group
2007New Arrivals and ClassixGalerie Hafenrichter & Flügel (ex Galeria2000), NurembergGroup
2007The Secret PublicICA - Institute of Contemporary Arts London, LondonGroup
2007Passion for Art35 Jahre Essl Museum - Essl Museum - Kunst der Gegenwart, KlosterneuburgGroup
2007ART FuturesBloomberg Space, LondonGroup
2007Figures in Dialogue: Marisol, Alex Katz, Julian OpieSenior & Shopmaker Gallery, New York City, NYGroup
2007Group Show IIThe Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston, MAGroup
2007Character ReferenceBryce Wolkowitz Gallery, New York City, NYGroup
2006Julian Opie - Show time  CAC Centro de Arte Contemporáneo Málaga, MálagaSolo
2006Julian Opie - PeopleGalerie Hafenrichter & Flügel (ex Galeria2000), NurembergSolo
2006Julian Opie - Walking Dancing Undressing SmokingAlan Cristea Gallery, LondonSolo
2006Julian Opie: PacingIndianapolis Museum of Art - IMA, Indianapolis, INSolo
2006Julian Opie - Sara dancing (sparkly top)The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, CTSolo
2006VACIVAM - Institut Valencià d'Art Modern, ValenciaGroup
2006Valencia Arte ContemporáneoIVAM - Institut Valencià d'Art Modern, ValenciaGroup
2006Winter Group ShowThe Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston, MAGroup
2006ACG PublicationsAlan Cristea Gallery, LondonGroup
2006MultiplicationMAC Museo de Arte Contemporáneo. Universidad de Chile, SantiagoGroup
2006Personal Views: Regarding Private Collections in San DiegoSan Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, CAGroup
2006Eye on Europe - Prints, Books & Multiples, 1960 to NowMoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NYGroup
2006The Wonderful Fund - Collecting Art for the New MilleniumPallant House Gallery, Chichester, West SussexGroup
2006The Secret PublivKunstverein München, MunichGroup
2006Young and BritishJGM. Galerie, ParisGroup
2006Letters own a book - Part 2Gallery HAM, NagoyaGroup
20066th Shanghai Biennale - Hyper DesignShanghai Biennale, ShanghaiGroup
2006Kvindens RumGalerie MøllerWitt, AarhusGroup
2006Urban Habitat - Cal CegoColleccion de Arte Contemporaneo, BarcelonaGroup
2006Summer Group ShowThe Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston, MAGroup
2006TransformationKunstmuseum Liechtenstein, VaduzGroup
2006Transformation; Aus eigener SammlungKunstmuseum Liechtenstein, VaduzGroup
2006LightboxesAlan Cristea Gallery, LondonGroup
2006SWITCHED ONAlan Cristea Gallery, LondonGroup
2006Painting CodesGalleria Comunale d'Arte Contemporanea di Monfalcone, MonfalconeGroup
2006Black & WhiteHellenic American Union Gallery, AthensGroup
2006SPEEDGalerie Barbara Thumm - Dircksenstraße, BerlinGroup
2004Animals, Buildings, Cars, and PeoplePublic Art Fund, New York City, NYSolo
2004Julian Opie - This is KieraKrobath - Wien, ViennaSolo
2004Julian Opie - Sara, Bryan & MoniqueLisson Gallery, LondonSolo
2003Julian Opie. Prints - Paintings - FilmsAlan Cristea Gallery, LondonSolo
2003Julian Opie - New Films and PaintingsGalerie bob van orsouw, ZurichSolo
2003Julian Opie - Bijou gets undressedK21 Ständehaus, DusseldorfSolo
2003Julian Opie - Neues MuseumStaatliches Museum für Kunst und Design in Nürnberg,NurembergSolo
2002Julian Opie - Berlin ClassicsGalerie Barbara Thumm - Dircksenstraße, BerlinSolo