Gillian Wearing CBE

born 1963

Gillian Wearing CBE, ‘‘I’m desperate’’ 1992–3
‘I’m desperate’ 1992–3
© Gillian Wearing, courtesy Maureen Paley/ Interim Art, London
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Biography

Gillian Wearing CBE, RA (born 1963) is an English conceptual artist, one of the Young British Artists, and winner of the 1997 Turner Prize. In 2007 Wearing was elected as lifetime member of the Royal Academy of Arts in London. Her statue of the suffragist Millicent Fawcett stands in London's Parliament Square.

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Gillian Wearing CBE The Garden

1997

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