Mark Leckey

born 1964

Mark Leckey, ‘Made in ‘Eaven’ 2004
Made in ‘Eaven 2004
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Biography

Mark Leckey (born 1964) is a British contemporary artist, working with collage art, music and video. His found object art and found footage pieces span several videos, most notably Fiorucci Made Me Hardcore (1999) and Industrial Light and Magic (2008), for which he won the 2008 Turner Prize.

His work has been widely exhibited internationally, including solo exhibitions at Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne, in 2008 and at Le Consortium, Dijon, in 2007. His performances have been presented in New York City at the Museum of Modern Art, Abrons Arts Center; at the Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, both in 2009; and at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York City, in 2008. His works are held in the collections of the Tate and the Centre Pompidou.

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Artworks

Film and audio

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Objects That Speak for Themselves

Since the birth of humans as sentient beings, we have believed in the animistic nature of things – of plants ...

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Mark Leckey and Florian Hecker, Untitled 2011, later Hecker Leckey Sound Voice Chimera

Case study on Mark Leckey and Florian Hecker's Untitled 2011, later known as Hecker Leckey Sound Voice Chimera, part ...
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Why artists make good curators

How do artists approach the challenge of curation? As well as showing some of his recent large, highly coloured sculptures ...

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The luminous view: Recent Artists's Film and Video in Britain 2008-13

Tate Britain is staging an ambitious survey of artists' film and video which reflects the extraordinary blossoming and diversity of ...

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The art of noise

Almost 100 years ago, shortly before the outbreak of the First World War, the Italian Futurist Luigi Russolo proposed the ...

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