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Basic Data

The artistic duo Gilbert & George are two british artists that work as one creative entity. They met during their studies at St. Martin’s School of Art in London. They first gained public attention with their happening “Living Sculptures”.

  • Born on: 1943 / 1942
  • Place of birth: Italy / Great Britian
  • Nationality: British
  • Studied at: St. Martin’s School of Art London
  • Similar Artists: Damien Hirst, Joseph Beuys, Marina Abramović
  • Era: Contemporary art

The duo works across different media while continiously persuing their goal to make anti-elitist art. They received several awards and were also given the prestigious Turner Prize.

Collections

Germany

 

France

 

England

 

Netherlands

 

Spain

 

Portugal

 

USA

 

Australia

 

Exhibitions

  • 18.01.19 – 09.05.19 FUCK YOUR FEAR - VAN HORN, Düsseldorf.
  • 07.09.18 – 31.10.18 Lebendige Skulpturen - Sies + Höke, Düsseldorf.
  • 02.07.18 – 23.09.18 Les Rencontres d´Arles 2018 - Les Rencontres d´Arles.
  • 02.07.18 – 06.01.19 Gilbert & George : The Great Exhibition (1971-2016) - LUMA Foundation, Arles.
  • 11.01.18 – 22.02.18 GILBERT & GEORGE. THE BEARD PICTURES - BERNIER/ELIADES GALLERY Athens °.

Awards

  • 1986: Turner Prize

Literature

  • Gespräche mit Gilbert & George, François Jonquet, Margret Millischer, Bern 2019.
  • Gilbert & George – Die große Ausstellung, Ostfildern 2007.
  • Gilbert & George, Hans-Ulrich Obrist, Cologne 2007.
  • The Words of Gilbert and George, Hans-Ulrich Obrist, Robert Violette (Publ.), London 1997.

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