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Turk, Gavin

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/benz/9780199773787.article.B00300072
Turk, Gavin

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British, 20th – 21st century, male.

Born 7 June 1967, in Guilford.

Sculptor, installation artist.

Conceptual Art.

Young British Artists.

Gavin Turk came to prominence in the 1990s as part of the Young British Artists movement, whose work was promoted by the collector Charles Saatchi. For his MA show at the Royal College of Art, Turk exhibited ...

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Subjects: Installation Art, Mixed-Media, Assemblage, and Collage ; Sculpture and Carving ; Contemporary Art ; 20th-Century Art

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