Cathy Wilkes

born 1966

In Tate Britain


Cathy Wilkes (born 1966) is a British artist from Northern Ireland, based in Glasgow. She makes sculpture, paintings and installations.

Wilkes is a 2008 Turner Prize nominee. She is to represent Great Britain at the 58th Venice Biennale in 2019, with a major solo exhibition of new work.

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