Annette Messager

born 1943

Annette Messager, ‘The Pikes’ 1992–3
The Pikes 1992–3
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Biography

Annette Messager (born 30 November 1943 in Berck, France) is a French visual artist. In 2005 she won the Golden Lion Award at the Venice Biennale for her artwork at the French Pavilion. In 2016, she won the prestigious Praemium Imperiale International Arts Award. She currently lives and works in Malakoff, France.

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TateShots: Annette Messager

'I work by intuition' says Annette Messager 'So each time I create, it is as if it is my first ...

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Annette Messager: 'I work by intuition'

The French artist uses everyday objects, often found on the streets around her Paris studio, to create artworks that deal ...

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