BANK was a collaborative art group from 1994 – 2003.

1998, ‘studio allegories’, photo print, dimensions variable
Left to right: Simon Bedwell/Milly Thompson/John Russell

1995, Zombie Golf invite, riso on fluorescent paper, A4

BANK invites, relics, catalogues, publications 1991-2003


1997/8, Recovering ourselves: group-empathy paintings (No: ?), oil on padded canvas


The BANK tabloid (#19 from 36), 1996 – 97, A4, photocopy
1999, The BANK Fax-bak service (London/NY)

2012, wall text from ‘In Numbers: Serial Publications by Artists Since 1955’, ICA, London
2012, SELF-PORTRAIT, Relics & Archives, Treize, Paris


2013, ‘The Banquet Years: Relics and Archives’, Mgk Elaine, Basel & Motinternational, London Left, ‘BANK TV’, 1996; right, BANK posters, 1997/8, A0, photocopy/screenprint


The Ambassador, 2002, acrylic on canvas, 2 x 3.3m
2002, John Moores 22, prizewinner
‘Stop short-changing us. Popular culture is for idiots. We believe in art’, 1998, Gallerie Poo Poo, London

Links to BANK’s work in Tate Collections:


The BANK archive and copies of The BANK ‘tabloid’ are held within the Tate Archive collections:

Copies of The BANK tabloid are additionally held in the Library Journals special collection

BANK, 2001

BANK charts the progress of BANK through a series of 27 shows, taking a journey through its obsession with the mechanics, politics and etiquette of making art, and of making art visible. BANK examines art as collective practice, and curation as art practice.

Paperback, 112 pages, by BANK, published by Black Dog Publishing, ISBN 9781901033427
1901033422 | 1-901033-42-2 | 978-1901033427 | 978-1-901033-42-7

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