The work of Gerard Byrne (b.1969) has been shown at international exhibitions including Skulptur Projekte Muenster (2017), Documenta 13 (2012), the Venice Biennale (2011), the Sydney Biennale (2008), Gwangju Biennale (2008), and the 8th Istanbul Biennial (2003) as well as in major museums in Europe and the US. Museum solo exhibitions include Moderna Museet, Stockholm (2017), ACCA, Melbourne (2016), Kunstmuseum St. Gallen (2015), FRAC Pays de la Loire (2014), Whitechapel Gallery (2013), IMMA (2011), Renaissance Society, Chicago (2011), and ICA, Boston (2008). In 2007 he represented Ireland at the Venice Biennale. In 2006 he was a recipient of the Paul Hamlyn award. His major works feature in the collections of San Francisco MOMA, Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Tate Britain, London, Kroller-Muller Museum, Otterlo, Hirschhorn Museum, Washington, MUDUM, Luxembourg, Museion, Bolzano, GAM, Torino, IMMA, Dublin, Lenbachhaus, Munich, Hugh Lane Gallery, Dublin, Kunsthalle Bern Foundation (CH), Kunstmuseum St. Gallen (CH), and the FRAC collections of Nord Pas-de-Calais and Pays de la Loire amongst others.
He is represented by the Lisson Gallery in London, Kerlin Gallery in Dublin, and Nordenhake Gallery, Stockholm. He was Professor of Time Based Media at the Royal Danish Academy for Fine Art from 2007 – 2016.