Robert Gober

born 1954

Robert Gober, ‘Drains’ 1990
Drains 1990
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  • Tate Etc

    More to meet the eye: Contemporary drawings at Tate

    Katharine Stout

    Until the 1960s it was seen as a secondary act in the process of art making. Now a new generation …
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    The term hyper-realism appeared in the early 1970s to describe a resurgence of particularly high fidelity realism in sculpture and …
  • Art Term

    Abject art

    Abject art is used to describe artworks which explore themes that transgress and threaten our sense of cleanliness and propriety …
  • Tate Papers

    David Musgrave: Faulty Images

    Kate Macfarlane

    This paper takes as its starting point two drawings by David Musgrave in Tate’s collection, Plane with inverted figure 2007 …
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    Gregory Crewdson

    Edward Hopper used to compare his paintings with cinematic frames. In turn, his scenes have inspired generations of filmmakers – from …

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