Richard Wright

born 1960

Richard Wright, ‘Untitled Figure 3’ 2002
Untitled Figure 3 2002
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Biography

Richard Wright (born London, 1960) is an English artist and musician. Wright was born in London. His family moved to Scotland when he was young. He attended Edinburgh College of Art from 1978 to 1982 and studied at Glasgow School of Art between 1993 and 1995 studying for a Master of Fine Art. He lives in Glasgow.

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Artworks

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Richard Wright: The Sleeping Congregation

'We speak about contemporary art as something that is sort of just not getting through, that is somehow boring'

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Richard Wright - Turner Prize 2009

Wright creates subtle and exquisite wall paintings that respond directly to the architecture in which they are created.

Features

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Artists, art, the media and the public: Turner Prize

Each year the Turner Prize generates media coverage which gives only a fleeting idea of the practice of the artists ...

Press Release

Turner Prize 2009 shortlist announced

28 Apr 2009
Turner Prize 2009 shortlist announced: Press related to past Turner Prize exhibition.

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