Monster Chetwynd

born 1973

In Tate Britain


Monster Chetwynd (born Alalia Chetwynd, 1973, best known as Spartacus Chetwynd and Marvin Gaye Chetwynd) is a British artist known for reworkings of iconic moments from cultural history in improvised performances. In 2012, she was nominated for the Turner Prize.

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Marvin Gaye Chetwynd: 'My work is about boosting moral'

The British artist introduces her work in sculpture, performance and film


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