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1954
Born, Hertfordshire
1972 - 76
Camberwell School of Art
2000 -
Visiting Professor, The University of Arts in London
2000 - 11
Visiting Research Fellow, Camberwell College of Arts
2014 - 17
Artist in Residence, School of International Relations, St Andrews University
John Keane in studio

John Keane in his Shoreditch studio, 2014. copyright: Lily Bertrand-Webb

2016
If You Knew Me. If You Knew Yourself. You Would Not Kill Me, Flowers Kingsland Road
2016
Fifty Seven Hours In the House of Culture, Byre Theatre, St Andrews, Scotland
2015
Speaking Power to Truth, Flowers Cork Street
The Wisdom of Hindsight, Flowers Kingsland Road
2013
Fear, Flowers East, London
2012
Scratching the Surface Joining the Dots, Flowers Central, London
2010
The Gulf War 1990 - 1991, Photographs, Imperial War Museum North, Manchester
Children in Conflict, Herbert Art Gallery Museum, Coventry
2009
Intelligent Design, Flowers East, London
2008
Angola, Flowers Central, London
2007
Guantanamerica, Flowers, New York
2006
24 Hours in the House of Culture, Flowers East, London
24 Hours in the House of Culture, Sakharov Museum, Moscow
2004
The Inconvenience of History, London Institute, London; The Naughton Gallery, Queens University of Belfast; Greenbelt Festival; Derby Museum and Art Gallery; Aberystwyth Arts Centre
Back To Fundamentals, Flowers East, London; Hull Museums and Art Gallery, Kingston upon Hull
2003
Events, Galerie Behemot, Prague
2002
Saving the Bloody Planet, Flowers West, Santa Monica
Recent Events, Flowers Central, London
2001
Saving the Bloody Planet, Flowers East, London
2000
Prints and Monoprints, Flowers Graphics, London
Making a Killing, Flowers East at London Fields, London
Gwenda Jay Addington Gallery, Chicago
1999
Trading Flaws and Sporting Mistakes, Flowers West, Santa Monica
1998
Truth, Lies & Super 8: The Polyprints, Riverside Studios, London
John Keane, a Painter in Focus, Ulster Museum, Belfast
Conflicts of Interests, Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle-upon-Tyne
1997
Truth, Lies & Super 8: The Polyprints, Flowers East at London Fields, London
John Keane, Wellington College
John Keane, a Painter in Focus, Wolverhampton Art Gallery
1995
Works on Paper, Flowers East at London Fields, London
Graham Greene and the Jungle of Human Dilemma, Flowers East at London Fields, London
1994
The Struggle for Control of the Television Station,Galerie Leuenberger, Zurich
Five and a Half Years of Screenprints, Flowers Graphics, London
Fear of God, Riverside Studios, London
1993
The Struggle for Control of the Television Station, Flowers East,
London; Terry Dintenfass Gallery, New York
Gulf, Norton Gallery, Palm Beach, Florida
1992
Gulf, Imperial War Museum, London; Northern Centre for Contemporary Art, Sunderland; Graves Art Gallery, Sheffield; Tullie House, Carlisle; Aberdeen Art Gallery, Aberdeen
Fairy Tales of London, Lannon Cole Gallery, Chicago
Burden of Paradise, Flowers East at London Fields, London
Not the Gulf, Watermans Art Centre, London
1991
Cloth Caps and Hang Gliding, Angel Row Gallery, Nottingham
The Other Cheek?, Arts Council Gallery, Belfast
Before The War, Kelvingrove Art Gallery, Glasgow
1990
The Other Cheek?, Flowers East, London
1989
Divided States, Terry Dintenfass Gallery, New York
Forum, Hamburg, Germany
1988
Bee-Keeping in the War Zone, Angela Flowers Gallery, London
Against the Wall, Turnpike Gallery, Leigh, Greater Manchester
The Accident, commissioned painting and screen-print for Greenpeace, Flowers East, London
1986
Work Ethics, Angela Flowers Gallery, London
1985
Conspiracy Theories, Angela Flowers Gallery, London
Perspective 1985, Basel Art Fair, Switzerland
1984
War Efforts, Pentonville Gallery, London
1982
Some of it Works on Paper, Centre 181, London
1980
Peking, Moscow, Milton Keynes, Minsky's Gallery, London
1978
JK:Modern Art French Writers Urban Guerrillas TV Sets Etc. The Zanzibar, London
John Keane in studio

John Keane in his Clerkenwell studio, 1978

2016 - 17
Chaos, Curated by Nicole Farhi, Hampstead School of Art
2015
Aesthetica Art Prize Shortlist, York Art Gallery
Caught in the Crossfire, Guildford House Gallery, Guildford
2014 - 15
The Sensory War 1914-2014, Manchester Art Gallery
Art of the Troubles, Ulster Museum, Belfast
Small is Beautiful, Flowers, New York
Reality, Modern and Contemporary Painting, Sainsbury Centre for Visual Art, Norwich, Walker art Gallery, Liverpool
Reflections of War, Flowers East, London
The London Original Print Fair, Royal Academy of Art, London
2013
Caught in the Crossfire, Herbert Art Gallery & Museum, Coventry
Cityscapes, Flowers Gallery, New York
Catalyst, Imperial War Museum North
Stranger, Flowers East, London
2012 - 13
Angela Flowers at 80, Flowers East, London
2012
100 Prints, Flowers East, London
12 British Artists, Flowers, New York
Heads, Flowers East, London
2011
The Art of War, Chelsea Arts Club, London
2010 - 11
Small is Beautiful, Flowers East, London
2010
40 Years On, Flowers East, London
Standing Room Only, Flowers East, London
2009
Small is Beautiful, Flowers, New York
Small is Beautiful: Love, Flowers East, London
Lower Gallery Hang, Flowers Central, London
Flowers at Palm Beach, Florida
Meltdown, Flowers East, London
2008 - 09
Children in Conflict, Touring exhibition, Wolverhampton, Aberdeen, Aberystwyth, Coventry
2007
Conflict, 20/21 Visual Arts Centre, Scunthorpe
Beyond the Narrative, PM Gallery, Ealing, London
2006
Heads, Flowers East, London
Occupied Space , Art for Palestine, Gallery 27, London
Icons and Idols, National Portrait Gallery, London
Discerning Eye, Mall Galleries, London
Royal Academy Summer Exhibition
2005
35th Anniversary Exhibition, Flowers East, London
Flowers West at Keller & Green, Los Angeles
Paintings from the Nineties, Flowers Central, London
Small is Beautiful, Flowers Central, London
2004
Six Real Painters, Flowers Central, London
Pax Britannica, The Aquarium Gallery, London
Small is Beautiful XXII - Here and Now, Flowers Central, London
2003
Post-Industrial Landscape, Museum of Fine Art, Prague
Events, Galerie Behemot
John Keane & Peter Howson, Rivington Gallery
Small is Beautiful XXI, War & Peace, Flowers Central, London
2002
32 Years of Angela Flowers, London
Art of the 20th Century, Flowers, New York
New British Art Part 1, Flowers, New York
Small is Beautiful XX, Voyage, Flowers East, London
2001
Small is Beautiful XIX, Still Life, Flowers East, London
2000
The Times of Our Lives: Endings, Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester
Milton Keynes Hospital
Sporting Pictures at the Virgin Lounge
30th Anniversary Exhibition, Flowers West, Santa Monica
Small is Beautiful: Self Portrait, Flowers East at London Fields, London
Flowers Three, Flowers Central, London
1998
Corps Ville Societe, La Glaciere, Brussels
1997
John Keane and Peter Howson, Galerie Piltzer, Paris
Prints, Riverside Studios, London
British Figurative Art, Part One: Painting, Flowers East, London
After the War was Over, Angela Flowers Gallery (Ireland), Cork
The Body Politic, Wolverhampton Art Gallery, Wolverhampton
Small is Beautiful Part XV: Death, Flowers East at London Fields, London
1996
Monoprints, Flowers Graphics, London
Small is Beautiful Part XIV: Sex, Flowers East at London Fields, London
The Print Show 1996, Flowers Graphics, London
1995
Twenty Fifth Anniversary Exhibition, Flowers East at London Fields, London
1994
Reflections of Conflict by 16 British and Irish Artists, Wolverhampton Art Gallery and Museums
An American Passion, McLellan Galleries, Glasgow
1993 - 95
Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, London
1993
But Big is Better, Flowers East, London
John Moores 18, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool
New Figurative Painting, Salander O'Reilly/Fred Hoffman Galleries, Los Angeles
Small is Beautiful: Part 9, Flowers East, London
1992
Artist's Choice, Flowers East, London
1991
Angela Flowers Gallery 1991, Flowers East, London
Inaugural Exhibition, Lannon Cole Gallery, Chicago
1990
Flowers at Moos, Gallery Moos, New York
Real Life Stories, Spacex Gallery, Exeter
Where There is Discord, Cleveland Gallery, Middlesbrough
Angela Flowers Gallery 1990, Barbican Concourse Gallery, London
1989
Big Paintings, Flowers East, London
Falklands Factor, Manchester City Art Gallery and touring exhibition Leicestershire Schools Exhibition
Confrontation - Three British Artists, Joy Emery Gallery, Michigan, USA
Fourth International Young Artists Competition, Union of Fine Artists, Sofia, Bulgaria
The Thatcher Years: An Artistic Retrospective, Flowers East at London Fields, London
Portfolio Two, Curwen Gallery, London
1988
New British Painting, Contemporary Arts Centre, Cincinnatti, Ohio, - touring exhibition
The Print Show, Angela Flowers Gallery, London
Contemporary Portrait, London
Royal Overseas League, London
Wall to Wall Print Show, Pomeroy Purdy Gallery, London
Nutidkunst, Silkesborg Kunstmuseum, Copenhagen
1987
Southbank Picture Show, (prizewinner), Royal Festival Hall, London
Athena Art Awards, Barbican Art Gallery, London
Art after Hours, Limelight Club, London
Self-Portrait, Artsite Gallery, Bath
Process and Product, Turnpike Gallery, Leigh, Greater Manchester
Critical Realism, Castle Museum, Nottingham, touring exhibition
State of the Nation, Herbert Art Gallery, Coventry
Heroes, Air Gallery, London
Art for the City, Lloyds Building, London
Which side of the fence?, Imperial War Museum, London
Small is Beautiful: Part 5, Angela Flowers Gallery, London
The Big Fight, Vanessa Devereux Gallery, London
The Other Landscape, Southampton City Art Gallery, Southampton
1986
Artists against Apartheid, Royal Festival Hall, London
Sixteen, Angela Flowers Gallery, London
Anti-thesis, Angela Flowers Gallery, London
Royal Overseas League, London
Critic's Space, selected by Fenella Crichton, Air Gallery, London
Small is Beautiful Part 4: Angela Flowers Gallery, London
1985
Contemporary Art Society Market, 5 Dials Gallery, London
1983 - 84
Leicestershire Exhibition for Schools
TWSA National Touring Exhibition
Whitechapel Open, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London
1983
Tolly Cobbold, Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge and nationwide tour
Art for Schools, Wells Centre, Norfolk
2014 - 17
Artist in residence, Department of International Relations, St Andrews University
2013 - 14
Commemorative First World War coin designs, commissioned by the Royal Mint
2013
Dallington School 35th anniversary commemorative mug
2013
Benjamin Britten: The Canticles. A Film for Canticle 3 (Still Falls the Rain) commissioned by Aldeburgh Music and the Brighton Festival, performed in Brighton , Snape Maltings and the Royal Opera House, Linbury Studio. Directed by Neil Bartlett, with Ian Bostridge
2012
Portraits of Lord Puttnam and Martin Bean for the Open University
2010
Portrait of Sir Victor Blank for Lloyds Banking Group
2009
Portrait of Jon Snow for Channel 4
Portrait of Kofi Annan for the United Nations
2007 - 10
57 hours in the House of Culture - An opera in development at the National Theatre Studio, London, with Pete Wyer, Phyllida Lloyd and Bryony Lavery.
2006
Project with Christian Aid in Angola
Portrait of Greg Dyke for the BBC
2005
Portrait of Sir Bill Morris for the National Portrait Gallery
2002
Project with Christian Aid in Israel and the Occupied Territories
2001
Portrait of Mo Mowlam for the National Portrait Gallery
2000 - 01
Artist in Residence, Independent on Sunday
2000
Project with Greenpeace UK in the Amazon forest
1998
Commissioned painting for The Lowry Centre Trust
1995
Commissioned poster for Channel Four Sitcom Festival
1994
Commissioned cover for The Big Issue
1993
Set Design for Salsa Celestina, Palace Theatre, Watford
The Lives behind the Lies, commissioned poster for Amnesty International
1992
Commissioned cover for City Limits magazine
1991
Official British War Artist, Gulf War, commissioned by Imperial War Museum
1988
Commissioned exhibition about Ollerton Mining Community, by Nottinghamshire County Council
1987
Commissioned poster for London International Mime Festival
1985 - 86
Artist in Residence, Whitefield School, London
Aberdeen Art Gallery
Arthur Anderson & Co.
Arts and Museum Section of Cleveland County Library and Leisure Department
BBC
Belfast City Council
British Coal
Chase Manhattan Bank, NA
Christie's Corporate Collection
Contemporary Art Society
Dain Rauscher Inc, USA
Detroit Institute of Fine Art, USA
Deutsche Bank
The Economist
The Financial Times
Glasgow Museums: Gallery of Modern Art
Harris Museum and Art Gallery, Preston
Hill Samuel Investment Services Group
Hull City Museums, Art Galleries and Archives
Leicestershire County Council
London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham
The National Army Museum
National Portrait Gallery, London
National Power
Paintings in Hospitals
The Open University
Queen's University, Belfast
Rugby Museum
Trustees of the Imperial War Museum, London
Unilever
Ulster Museum
United Nations
University College of Wales, Aberystwyth
Wolverhampton Museum and Art Gallery
Warwick University
Kent, Sarah; Time Out, 12-18 July 1984
Observer Colour Supplement, July 1984
Pollitt, Nigel; City Limits, 20-26 July 1984
Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff, Catalogue, 1985
Pollitt, Nigel; City Limits, 21 December 1985
Kent, Sarah; Time Out, 28 March-3 April 1985
Pollitt, Nigel; City Limits, 29 March-4 April 1985
Pollitt, Nigel; Riverside Studios Open Catalogue, December 1985
Hendon & Finchley Times, 5 December 1985
Crichton, Fenella; Critic's Space Catalogue, Air Gallery, February 1986
Spurling, John; New Statesman, 14 February 1986
Kent, Sarah; Time Out, 16 February 1986
Spurling, John; New Statesman, 9 May 1986
Imperial War Museum catalogue, 'Which Side of the Fence', January 1987
Currah, Mark; City Limits, 15-22 January 1987
Time Out, 4-11 February 1987
The Other Landscape catalogue, Southampton City Art Gallery
Kelly, Sean and Lucie-Smith, Edward; The Self Portrait - A Modern View, published by Sarema Press, 1987
Taylor, Brandon; Critical Realism exhibition catalogue, 1987
Vaizey, Marina; 'Zooming wins the glittering prize', The Sunday Times, 15 February 1987
Lee, David; 'Critical Realism', Art Review, August 1987
Hughes, Andrew; Art Review, August 1987
Kent, Sarah; Time Out, October 1987
Checkland, Sarah; The Times, 29 October 1987
Lucie-Smith, Edward, Beekeeping in the War Zone Exhibition Catalogue, Angela Flowers Gallery, 1988
Leighton, Nigel; Against the Wall Exhibition Catalogue, Turnpike Gallery, Leigh, 1988
Lucie-Smith, Edward; Cohen, Carolyn; and Higgins, Judith; New British Painting, published by Phaidon Press, 1988
The Face, March 1988
01 For London ITV, March 1988
Hilton, Tim; The Guardian, 2 March 1988
Review Special BBC 2 and Radio Times, 9 March 1988
Lee, David; Art Review, 11 March 1988
Vaizey, Marina; Sunday Times, 13 March 1988
Currah, Mark; City Limits, 17 March 1988
Nicaragua Today, No.30, Spring 1988
Bright, Julia; 'Artist's copies', Business Magazine, August 1988
Kent, Sarah; Time Out, 24-31 August 1988
'Forty Under Forty', Art and Design Magazine, 1989
Company, February 1989
MacDonald, Robert; Time Out, 8-15 March 1989
Currah, Mark; City Limits, 20-27 July 1989
Currah, Mark; City Limits, 3-10 August 1989
Sebestyen Amanda; 'Keep the beer mat flying', New Statesman, August 1989
Beckett, Alison; 'Blue Period', Punch, 11 August 1989
Vogue, August 1989
Jenkins, Peter; Modern Painters, Autumn 1989
Bennett, Oliver; 'Canvassing for new buyers', Sunday Express Magazine, 29 October 1989
Higgins, Judith; Sunday Times Magazine, 11 February 1990
Russell, John; 'The New British Painting', The New York Times, March 1990
Lee, David; 'Confronting the present', The Times, 26 March 1990
Currah, Mark; City Limits, 5-12 April 1990
'Peering behind the Northern blind', London Irish News, 13 April 1990
'UK artist on Gulf Mission', Bangkok Post, 20 August 1990
Tait, Simon; 'Keane gets contract to paint conflict', The Times, August 1990
Barker, Dennis; 'Keane to present his own viewpoint', The Guardian, 24 August 1990
'Keane to keep his cool', The Daily Telegraph, 24 August 1990
'Museum sends artist to war zone', Cork Examiner, 24 August 1990
'Painter on the frontline', Today, 24 August 1990
'Nervous war artist being sent to the Gulf', Evening Leader, 24 August 1990
Matthews, Delia; 'His only weapon a palette', Daily Post, 24 August 1990
'Desert mission makes war artist nervous', Yorkshire Post, 24 August 1990
The Scotsman, 24 August 1991
Hunt, Robin; 'The Art of War', The Sunday Correspondent, 26 August 1990
'Artist heads for Gulf War', Nottinghamshire Post, 30 August 1990
Bredin, Lucinda; 'A fighting chance', Evening Standard, 30 August 1990
Taverner, Michelle; 'Artist sets his sights on Gulf', East London Advertiser, 31 August 1990
Spark, David; 'An artist ready for war', Khaleej Times Lifestyle, 4 October 1990
'War artist stands at easel', The Times, 5 October 1990
Spark, David; 'When artists march off to war', Sunday Nation, 7 October 1990
Breskovski, Vassil; 'John Keane focuses on the object', Sofia News, 14-20 November 1990
'Artist's View of War: Britain commissions Persian Gulf Crisis Paintings', The Journal of Art, Volume 4, No.2
Bellamy, Christopher; 'Official recorder of Gulf build-up poised for action', The Independent, 29 November 1990
'A brush with the military', The Times, 5 December 1990
De Jongh, Nicholas; 'Artist after a piece of the action', The Guardian, 6 December 1990
'British artist waits, wonders', Trenton Times, 7 December 1990
'Gulfs Apart', The Times, 10 December 1990
Burdick, Larry; 'Style Makers', New York Times, 23 December 1990
'Artist heads for the Gulf', Evening Standard, 16 January 1991
'Out of the frame', The Times, 18 January 1991
Mackie, Jeannie; 'The art of waging war', The Guardian, 18 January 1991
'War artist's trip to Gulf secured', The Guardian, 19 January 1991
Greig, Geordie; 'Battling to keep in the picture', The Sunday Times, 20 January 1991
'John's on his way to paint war pictures', Islington Chronicle, 23 January 1991
'Arts of war', The Times, 23 January 1991
Porter, Henry; 'Anything but a watercolour war', Independent on Sunday, January 1991
'British Painter on the War Front', Eastern Art Report, February/March 1991
Lee, David; Arts Review, February 1991
Gayford, Martin; 'Into battle with an easel and paintbrush', Weekend Telegraph, 2 February 1991
Politiken, 3 February 1991
'Gas masks and sun lotion in a holiday village', The Guardian, 6 February 1991
'An artist in the wars', The Guardian, 14 February 1991
Daily Telegraph, 14 February 1991
Daily Telegraph, 23 February 1991
Daily Telegraph, 26 February 1991
The Times, 22 March 1991
'Brushed Aside', The Telegraph, 23 March 1991
Hall, Charles; 'Joining the battle home and away', The Guardian, 8 April 1991
'Still Life with Brush', The Times, 9 April 1991
The Evening Post, 12 April 1991
The Guardian, 12 April 1991
'Keane set for a killing', The Times, 17 April 1991
Vaizey, Marina; 'In the coal light of reality', The Sunday Times, 28 April 1991
'I Kuwait med uppdrag att mala', Svenska Dagbladet, 7 May 1991
Eastern Art Report, May/June 1991
Khairy, Amina; 'Taking an easel to war', New Arabia, 23 May-5 June 1991
Hunt, Robin; 'Brushes with death', Harpers and Queen, May 1991
'Official UK artist ready for war', Arab News
Schuller, Konrad; 'Peering into the abyss', The European, 6-8 September 1991
Fowler, John; 'Portrait of the artist at war', Glasgow Herald, 11 October 1991
Searle, Adrian; Time Out, 30 October - 6 November 1991
Hall, Charles; Art Review, November 1991
Murphy, Nicola; The Times, 6 December 1991
Daneff, Tiffany and Stringer, Robin; 'Mickey Mouse on the road to hell', Evening Standard, 13 January 1992
Thurlbeck, Neville; 'War is ... Mickey Mouse on a toilet', Today, 14 January 1992
Cork, Richard; The Times, 14 January 1992
'War artist denies taking Mickey out of Gulf troops', The Guardian, 15 January 1992
Cork, Richard; 'Artist defends Mickey Mouse in the Gulf', The Times, 15 January 1992
Gillie, Oliver; 'Gulf artist defends scene of war', The Telegraph, 16 January 1992
'Mickey's War', The Economist, 25 January 1992
Swatridge, Colin; 'War Paint', General Studies Review, Volume 1, No.3, February 1992
Foote, Jennifer; 'War and the British Artist', Newsweek, 'Going over the top with Mickey Mouse', The Guardian, 13 February 1992
Gillie, Oliver; The Independent, 15 March 1992
South London Press, 17 March 1992
O'Neill, Maggie; 'Art of War', Sidcup Times, 19 March 1992
Whittle, Lisa; 'Alien Landscapes', New Statesman and Society, 20 March 1992
'Mickey Mouse war protest', Eastern Daily Press, 25 March 1992
Financial Times, 25 March 1992
The Journal, 25 March 1992
Richmond Herald, 26 March 1992
Brown, Andrew; 'Gulf painting withdrawn by war museum', The Independent, 27 March 1992
Bussmann, Tom; 'Gallery that's tiptoeing over the top', The Guardian, 28 March 1992
'Mickey Mouse's Gulf War', Amateur Photographer, 28 March 1992
Collins, Ian; 'Artist's view of war', Eastern Daily Press, 30 March 1992
Loppert, Susan; 'Mickey Mouse and the Great Dictator', Galleries, April 1992
Dorment, Richard; 'Losing the war with a brush and palette', Daily Telegraph, 1 April 1992
Richmond Herald, 2 April 1992
Hilton, Tim; 'Putting on the war paint', The Guardian, 2 April 1992
City Limits, 2-9 April 1992
'Painting withdrawn', South London Press, 3 April 1992
Harris, Robert; Richmond and Twickenham Times, 3 April 1992
Russell Taylor, John; The Times, 3 April 1992
'The Gulf War', The News Line, 3 April 1992
The London Evening Standard, 3 April 1992
Shropshire Star, 4 April 1992
The Guardian, 4 April 1992
Lubbock, Tom; The Independent, 5 April 1992
Whitford, Frank; 'Scenes from a theatre of war', The Sunday Times, 5 April 1992
Feaver, William; 'Mickey gets in a mess of war', The Observer, 5 April 1992
McEwen, John; Sunday Telegraph, 5 April 1992
Kent, Sarah; 'A brush with war', Time Out, 8-15 April 1992
Countryweek, 9 April 1992
Sewell, Brian; 'Caught in the crossfire', Evening Standard, 9 April 1992
Morris, Rupert; The London Evening Standard, 9 April 1992
The Guardian, 11 April 1992
Packer, William; 'Gulf War Paintings', The Financial Times, 14 April 1992
Knight, Karl; The Times, 14 April 1992
Kent, Sarah; Time Out, 15 April 1992
Foots, Jennifer; 'War and the British Artist: Does 'Mickey Mouse at the Front' say it all?', Newsweek, 15 April 1992
The Guardian, 18 April 1992
'Krigsmaleren var bange', Politiken, 19 April 1992
The Independent, 21 April 1992
Artner, Alan G.; 'Keane visions focus on war, urban poor', Chicago Tribune, 24 April 1992
Lee, David; 'Profile', Art Review, May 1992
World of Interiors, May 1992
Buck, Louise; Vogue, May 1992
Socialist, May 1992
Buck, Louisa; 'Brushes with death', GQ Magazine, May 1992
Kodicek, Ann; 'Painting from the Front', Artists and Illustrators, May 1992
'Einmal Hoelle und Zurueck', Zeitmagazin, 1 May 1992
The Independent, 5 May 1992
The Times, 9 May 1992
Hilton, Tim; The Guardian, 9 May 1992
Henry, Clare; 'Images of gloom', The Herald, 15 May 1992
Namazie, Sana; 'Keane to oblige', Q News, 15 May 1992
Britten, Bob; 'Art of war in the Gulf', New Times, 16 May 1992
The Independent on Sunday, 24 May 1992
The Art Quarterly, No.10, Summer 1992
Sadler, Rosalin; 'Apocalypse all ways', Modern Painters, Summer 1992
Knowles, Hazel; 'Mickey war picture has northern debut', Sunderland Echo, 13 June 1992
Johnson, W.E; 'Visions of hell from the Gulf', Northern Echo, 3 July 1992
Tadman, Jane; 'An Emotional Conflict', Sheffield Telegraph, 14 August 1992
Sara, Mary; 'Battle lines drawn for the war artist', Yorkshire Post, 17 August 1992
'Dal nostro pittoro sul fronte dei massacri', Avvenimenti, 30 September 1992
Woods, Alan; 'Gulf War realities', The Herald, 24 November 1992
'Should we interfere with arms', The Independent, 16 December 1992
Kaufman, Gerald; 'The Gathering Storm', The Sunday Times, 24 January 1993
Davies, Russell; 'Cry Coal', Telegraph Weekend Magazine, 30 January 1993
Blick Feuilleton, 23 April 1993
White, Grelle; 'Carts for art's sake', West Herts and Watford Observer, 11 June 1993
White, Grelle; West Herts and Watford Observer, 2 July 1992
Daily Telegraph, 3 July 1993
Kent, Sarah; 'Keen and fable', Time Out, 14-21 July 1993
Sjostrom, Jan; 'The Art of War', Palm Beach Daily News, 18 July 1993
Corbin, Simon; What's On, 21 July 1993
The Independent on Sunday, 1 August 1993
Russell-Taylor, John; The Times, 13 August 1993
'Artist as Witness', Central America Report, Autumn 1992
Feaver, William; The Observer, 24 October 1993
The London Magazine, October 1993
Gale, Iain; 'War on the home front', The Independent, 9 November 1993
Lester, Anthony; 'The Art of War', The Big Issue, 9-15 November 1993
Grimley, Terry; The Birmingham Post, 12 March 1994
Delaney, Greg; 'Buddies', Arena, March 1994
Spindler, Charlotte; 'Am lebensnerv der TV-Gesellscaft', Kunst, 22 April 1994
Tagls Anzeiger, 22 April 1994
Neue Gewerkschaft, 26 April 1994
Bell, Romana; Zurcher Quartier-Zeitungen, 27 April 1994
Daz, April 1994
Tresch, Christine; Wochenzeitung WOZ, 6 May 1994
The Independent, 7 June 1994
The Independent, 14 June 1994
The Independent, 22 June 1994
The Independent, 24 June 1994
Gayford, Martin; 'Have they got a good deal', The Daily Telegraph, June 1994
Howe, Darcus; 'The new Union Jack', The Big Issue, 17-23 October 1994
Gough, Paul; 'The Tyranny of Seeing', Art Review, November 1994
Baddeley, Oriana; 'British Art - Defining the 90s', Art and Design, May 1995
'It's a jungle out there', The Guardian, 21 September 1995
Roberts, Alison; 'EastTrenders', Evening Standard, 30 January 1996
Art Review, Exhibition Guide, January 1996
'John Keane - The jungle book - plants and computers,' Cyberia; Issue 4, August 1996
Benjamin, Marina; 'A brush with life and death', Evening Standard, 15 January 1997
'An Artist at War', Dudley Express and Star, 12 December 1997
'War Zone Paintings on Show', Cannock Express and Star, Stafford Express and Star, 17 December 1997
'War Zone Paintings on Show', Sandwell Edition (W.Bromwich), 17 December 1997
'Getting the tax brush-off', Evening Standard, 9 April 1998
'A Painter of Modern Life', Art Review, 1 May 1998
Hill,Ian; 'Tough Assignments on Canvas', Ulster Newsletter (Belfast), 18 May 1998
'Menaces sur la convention de Lome', Le Monde Diplomatique, 7 June 1998
Harlow, John; 'Portrait Gallery to put Adams up with Mountbatten', The Sunday Times, July 1998
'Is he taking the Mickey?', Chiswick Gazette, Hammersmith, Fulham and Sheperds Bush Gazette, Greenford and Northolt Gazette, Southall Gazette, 15 May 1998
Boston, Virginia; 'If your ship went down off a desert island, which six items of your equipment would you rescue?', Artists and Illustrators, 1 June 1998
Murphy, Gavin; ''Keaning the North': The Paintings of John Keane and Political Conflict in Northen Ireland', Irish Studies Review; Vol.7, No.3, 1999
'Small is Beautiful at Flowers East', The Week, 9 January 1999
Butler, Robert; 'Oscar Wilde, the Burghers of Calais, and Tom Paine…….', Independent on Sunday, 31 January 1999
'Did you hear the one about the Kerry playwright?', Sunday Independent (Dublin), 4 April 1999
'Washington veut pouvoir', Le Monde Diplomatique, May 1999
'Nasty Brush for Rupert', Financial Times, 20 May 1999
'War Artists - Witness in paint', The Economist, 22 May 1999
'Artists', Museums Journal, June 1999
Vázquez Montalbán, Manuel; 'L'heure de la societe civile a sonne', Le Monde Diplomatique, 24 August 1999
'A picture of events',The Daily Telegraph, 7 October 1999
Davison, John; 'Leading artist stages voodoo protest at 'destabilising' influence of Saatchi', The Independent, 23 November 1999
Le Monde Diplomatique, 'Dans les soutes du blairism,' January 2000
Art Review, 'Is there life after Saatchi?', February 2000
'Painter john Keane wants you to nominate his current show at Flowers East for next year's Turner Prize: Here he explains why', Art Review, March 2000
Nisse, Jason; 'Portrait of a man under Pressure', The independent on Sunday, 5 March 2000
'Keeping it in the family', Daily Telegraph, 16 March 2000
The Questionnaire', The Guardian, 18 March 2000
Blakewell, Joan; New Statesman, 27 March 2000
'Jopling dahn the East End - John Keane puts the evil eye on Saatchi at Flowers East', Art Newspaper, April 2000
Thrift, Julia; 'John Keane at Flowers East', Time Out, 5 April 2000
Williams, Michael; 'Artist to record a year in the life of the Ios', The Independent on Sunday, 4 June 2000
Pearl, Daniel; 'Portraitist Takes on the Gulf War', Wall Street Journal ( Europe), 25 July 2000
'The Art of Party Conferences', The Independent on Sunday, 22 October 2000
Ria Higgins, 'Pay and Display', Sunday Times, 5 November 2000
John Keane, 'All that glisters is not gold in art world's top award', The Independent on Sunday, 26 November 2000
'Media Attention for Artists', Artists Newsletter, December 2000
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Gibbons, Fiachra, The Guardian, 'Holy Mo: Portrait of ex-minister as secular saint', 18 January 2002
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The Inconvenience of History 2004
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