Matthew Higgs

born 1964

Matthew Higgs, ‘Despair’ 2000
Despair 2000
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Matthew Higgs (born 1964) is an English artist, curator, writer and publisher. His contribution to UK contemporary art has included the creation of Imprint 93, a series of artists’ editions featuring the work of artists such as Martin Creed and Jeremy Deller. During the 1990s he promoted artists outside the Young British Artists mainstream of the period.

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A curator is someone employed by a museum or gallery to manage a collection of artworks or artefacts

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