Gillian Wearing OBE

born 1963

Gillian Wearing OBE, '‘I’m desperate’' 1992–3
‘I’m desperate’ 1992–3
© Gillian Wearing, courtesy Maureen Paley/ Interim Art, London
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Gillian Wearing OBE, 'The Garden' 1997
Gillian Wearing OBE
The Garden 1997
© Gillian Wearing, courtesy Maureen Paley/ Interim Art, London

Gillian Wearing OBE RA (born 1963) is an English conceptual artist, one of the Young British Artists, and winner of the annual British fine arts award, the Turner Prize, in 1997. In 2007 Wearing was elected as lifetime member of the Royal Academy of Arts in London.

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