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

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Gavin Turk’s MA show - an empty studio containing nothing but an English Heritage-style blue plaque commemorating his occupancy - launched a critique of myths of authorship, creativity and genius that the artist is still concerned with today. Subsequent works have included re-runs of iconic works by artists such as Duchamp, Manzoni and Christo, and life-size wax-work sculptures of the artist in the guise of Sid Vicious and Che Guevara, which are striking comments on how our culture both reveres and neutralises expressions of rebellion. He talked to the broadcaster and critic Tim Marlow about recent work. Gavin Turk’s work features in Tate’s collection. Visit the Tate Collection website, and searh for Gavin Turk, to find out more about his work.