Phyllida Barlow

born 1944

In Tate Liverpool

Biography

Phyllida Barlow (born 1944) is a British artist. Barlow studied at Chelsea College of Art (1960–63) and the Slade School of Art (1963–66). After joining the staff in the late 1960s, Barlow taught at the Slade School of Art for more than forty years before retiring in 2009 and is now Emerita Professor of Fine Art. Phyllida Barlow has had an important influence on younger generations of artists through her work and long teaching career in London art schools. At the Slade School of Fine Art, her students included Turner Prize-winning and nominated artists Rachel Whiteread and Angela de la Cruz. In 2011 Barlow became a Royal Academician and in 2015 she was made a CBE for her services to the arts in the Queen's New Year's Honours. In 2017, Barlow represented Great Britain at the Venice Biennale.

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Artworks

Features

Tate Etc

My Teacher: Phyllida Barlow on George Fullard

Phyllida Barlow

Phyllida Barlow, who represents Great Britain at the 2017 Venice Biennale, remembers her influential teacher, the sculptor George Fullard

Tate Etc

The fascinating absurdity of sculpture: In the studio: Phyllida Barlow

Lee Cheshire

On the eve of her forthcoming Tate Britain Commission to create a new work in response to the Tate collection ...

Tate Etc

Tate Etc. issue 30: Spring 2014

Online edition of Tate's magazine featuring Richard Deacon, Henri Matisse, Richard Hamilton and more, published 15 January 2014
Press Release

Phyllida Barlow to create the Tate Britain Commission 2014

19 Dec 2013
Press Release announcing the Tate Britain Commission 2014
Tate Etc

In the heat of the moment: Private View

Phyllida Barlow

‘I cannot work it out. I cannot resolve it. It is always different.’ An abstract sculpture of interlocking forged iron ...

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