1930 Born in London
1944-63 Studied architecture and building work (at Brixton Technical School, 1944-46)
1964 Included in 'Responsive Eye' at MoMA, New York
1965 Prizewinner at Tokyo Biennale; first solo exhibitions
1967 Began his 'Target' series of paintings
1968 Set up SPACE, with Peter Townsend and Bridget Riley
1970 Produced 'Colour Ballet', pairing music and pure colour
1971 Invited to Berlin by the DAAD, where he took up residence
1972 Made a sound piece for the Donaueschinger festival
1973 Collaborated with York Höller on ‘Light Ballet’ for the Bordeaux Festival
1974 Worked with the composer Mario Bertoncini in Haus am Waldsee
2009 Retrospective at the Redfern Gallery, London

Selected solo exhibitions

1965 McRoberts and Tunnard Gallery, London
1968 Redfern Gallery, London
1970 Trinity College, Dublin
1972 Arnolfini Gallery, Bristo
1978 Akademie der Künste, Berlin
1981 Galerie in Zentrum, Berlin
1983 Redfern Gallery, London
1987 Stadtmuseum Norrköping, Sweden
1990 Galerie Ann Westin, Stockholm
1994 Neuberger Museum of Art, New York
1997 The Czech Museum of Fine Arts, Prague
2004 Austin/Desmond Fine Art, London
2008 Kelly Ross Fine Art, Blandford Forum, Dorset
2009 Redfern Gallery, London

Selected group exhibitions

1964 McRoberts and Tunnard Gallery, London, ‘Seven 64’
1965 Musée de la Ville de Paris, ‘Le Salon de Realités Nouvelles’
1969 Nantenshi Gallery, Tokyo
1970 The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo
1975 Helsinki Taidenhalli, Alvar Aalto Museo, Tampere, ‘Britanniasta 75’
1982 Alte Oper, Frankfurt, ‘Spielraum-Raumspiel Exhibition’
1987 Copenhagen, Gronningen Group, ‘Annual Exhibition’
1993 Barbican Arts Centre, London, ‘The Sixties Art Scene in London’
1998 Royal Academy, Stockholm, ‘Charged Light’
2003 City Arts Centre Edinburgh
2005 Tate Liverpool touring exhibition, ‘Summer of Love: Art of the Psychedelic Era’
2008 Centre Pompidou, Paris, ‘Traces du Sacré’


Arts Council Collection, London
Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery
Bristol Museum and Art Gallery
British Council Collection
Government Art Collection
Tate, London
University of Warwick Art Collection, Warwick
Victoria and Albert Museum, London

Peter Sedgley

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