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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In Tate Britain
In Tate Liverpool

Biography

Gillian Wearing OBE 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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