Gavin Turk | the artist




The artist Gavin Turk
Born 1967, Guildford, England.

Style and technique of the artist: BritArt, Sculpture Objects, Neo-Pop,


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From an English Heritage plaque memorializing his presence at art school to wry paintings of his own signature, Gavin Turk has made a career from exploring the idea of originality in art. Paradoxically, this questioning has made him one of the most original of young British artists, which has lead to his work being shown in such major public spaces as London’s Tate Modern and the Victoria and Albert Museum.
Gavin Turk continually investigates what it means to be an artist and many of his works deal with issues of authorship, authenticity and originality…
Metaphorically killed before his career began, Gavin Turk’s works explore what it’s like not to be him, and what identity really means…
4 Works online
Portrait of Something that I’ll Never Really See


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