Antony and the Johnsons, former artists in residence at Joe’s Pub at the Public Theater (NY), have performed at the Bloomsbury Theater in London, the Warhol Museum, the Wexner Center, and the Brooklyn Academy of Music. Antony has also worked extensively with Lou Reed and Björk and was featured in the 2004 Whitney Biennial with a Charles Atlas collaboration entitled TURNING. In 2005 Antony and the Johnsons won the UK’s Mercury Prize for the album I am a Bird Now. In January 2012, the Museum of Modern Art presented Antony and the Johnsons’ Swanlights to a sold out crowd at Radio City Music Hall in NYC.
Antony is also a visual artist and has exhibited his drawings at Palais Des Beaux Arts in Belgium, Isis Gallery in London, Accademia Albertina in Turin and the Triennale in Milan. In 2009 he curated a group show entitled Six Eyes at Agnès B. Galerie Du Jour in Paris, which included work by Peter Hujar, Kiki Smith, and William Basinski. In October of 2010, Antony released a book of collages and drawings, also called Swanlights, published by Abrams Image. Antony’s drawings were exhibited at the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles in Spring 2012, curated by James Elaine.