Tim Head is a British artist from London. After graduating from the University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, where his teachers included Richard Hamilton and Ian Stephenson, he went to New York where he worked as an assistant to Claes Oldenburg, and met Robert Smithson, Richard Serra, Eva Hesse, Sol LeWitt, John Cale and others. He studied on the Advanced Sculpture Course run by Barry Flanagan at St Martin's School of Art, London, in 1969. In 1971 he worked as an assistant to Robert Morris on his Tate Gallery show. From 1971 to 1979 he taught at Goldsmiths College, London. In 1987 Head was awarded First Prize in the 15th John Moores Exhibition.
Head has exhibited widely internationally. His solo shows have included MoMA, the Whitechapel Art Gallery, the British Pavilion at the Venice Biennale and the ICA.
HiBROW's team spoke to Tim at Tate St Ives on the opening night of the Indiscipline of Painting exhibition, currently on show at the Mead Gallery, Warwick.