Mark Wallinger

born 1959

In Tate Britain


Mark Wallinger (born 1959) is a British artist, best known for his sculpture for the empty fourth plinth in Trafalgar Square, Ecce Homo (1999), and State Britain (2007), a recreation at Tate Britain of Brian Haw's protest display outside parliament. He won the Turner Prize in 2007. He is a studio holder at The Bomb Factory Art Foundation in Archway, North London.

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Artist as subject

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Film and audio


Can you believe it?

Michael Diers

Trompe l’œil celebrated as the art of illusion in antiquity.

Captive audience: Mark Wallinger

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A celestial journey: Clouds

Richard Hamblyn

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