Gavin Turk

born 1967

Gavin Turk, ‘Font’ 2006
Font 2006
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Biography

Gavin Turk (born 1967) is a British artist, and is considered to be one of the Young British Artists. Turk's oeuvre deals with issues of authenticity and identity, engaged with modernist and avant-garde debates surrounding the 'myth' of the artist and the 'authorship' of a work of art.

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Artworks

Artist as subject

Film and audio

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Lichtenstein and Pop Study Day: Other Worlds of British Pop – Part 1

Audio recording. This study day in March 2013 explored issues raised by the major Roy Lichtenstein retrospective at Tate Modern
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Gavin Turk: Authorship and identity

Turk's artworks include images of himself disguised as Sid Vicious, Che Guevara and Andy Warhol

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Rob Pruitt's Christmas Flea Market

TateShots explores Rob Pruitt's Flea Market, Tate Modern, 12-13 December 2009

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Long Weekend 2009: House of Fairy Tales

TateShots brings you highlights of the House of Fairy Tales at Tate Modern's Long Weekend, Summer 2009

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Gavin Turk: Artist’s Talk

Gavin Turk talked to the broadcaster and critic Tim Marlow about recent work.

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