Small Factories, 2011
Acrylic on polyester, wood, metal in wood and metallic frame
41.75 x 34.5 inches
106 x 87.6 cm
Night, 2011
Acrylic on polyester, wood, metal in wood frame
20.5 x 26.5 inches
52.1 x 67.3 cm
Two Poplar Trees, 2009-11
Acrylic on canvas
22.625 x 35.625 inches
57.5 x 90.5 cm
Green, Blue and Grey Composition, 2009
Acrylic and sawdust on canvas
15.5 x 18 inches
39.4 x 45.7 cm
House and Tree, 2007
Acrylic on canvas
25.875 x 26 inches
65.7 x 66 cm
Doorway Figure, 2007
Acrylic on canvas
19.75 x 30.75 inches
50.2 x 78.1 cm
Tree by Wall, 2006-8
Acrylic on canvas
24 x 24 inches
61 x 61 cm
Viaduct, 2006-07
Acrylic on canvas
15.125 x 23.125 inches
38.4 x 58.7 cm
Veduto (Venice), 2002
Acrylic on canvas
22.375 x 30.125 inches
56.8 x 76.5 cm
Torso (Back), 2001
Acrylic and sawdust on canvas
26 x 19 inches
66 x 48.3 cm
Sower, 2001
Acrylic on canvas
13.25 x 10 inches
33.7 x 25.4 cm
Blue Room, 1990
Acrylic and mixed media on canvas
28 x 50 inches
71.1 x 127 cm
Merlin James
B.1960
Biography
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Born in Cardiff, Wales, in 1960, Merlin James studied in London at the Central School of Art and the Royal College of Art. He currently lives and works in Glasgow, Scotland.
 
James’ work has been exhibited widely, including in recent solo shows at CCA Glasgow (2016); Kunstverein Freiburg (2014); Parasol Unit, London; KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin (2013). In 2007 James represented Wales at the 52nd Venice Biennale.
Exhibitions
Merlin James
Paintings for Persons
October 13 - November 12, 2016
Merlin James
Genre Paintings
January 28 - March 7, 2015
Ann Pibal, David Schutter, Jeronimo Elespe, John Dilg, Josephine Halvorson, Merlin James, Robert Bordo, Ryan McLaughlin
The Big Picture
June 8 - July 25, 2012
Selected Press
Merlin James
Artforum
April 2013
Hoberman, Mara. Merlin James - Galerie les Filles du Calvaire
Publications
Merlin James
Merlin James
2013
Texts by David Cohen, Aidan Dunne, Suzanne Hudson, Ara Merjian,  Barray Schwabsky, Roger White, John Yau Interview with the artist by
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