Jim Lambie

born 1964

Jim Lambie, ‘Zobop’ 1999, remade on installation
Zobop 1999, remade on installation
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In Tate Liverpool
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Biography

James Lambie (born 1964 in Glasgow, Scotland) is a contemporary visual artist, and was shortlisted for the 2005 Turner Prize with an installation called Mental Oyster.

Jim Lambie graduated from the Glasgow School of Art (1990-1994) with a Honors Bachelor of Arts degree. He lives and works in Glasgow, and also operates as a musician and DJ. He once played in the popular Glaswegian band The Boy Hairdressers, which went on to become Teenage Fanclub.

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Artworks

Film and audio

TateShots

Jim Lambie: Studio visit

We met the artist in his Glasgow studio

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Jim Lambie: Turner Prize Artist's Talk

Jim Lambie discusses his work with curator Rob Tufnell of the Turner Contemporary gallery in Margate.

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