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Gavin Turk

Turk, G and Barrett, B (2004) Gavin Turk. New art up-close . Royal Jelly Factory, London. ISBN 0954636511

Abstract

The book illustrates 25 carefully selected artworks spanning Turk's career, from his seminal blue-plaque work, 'Cave', through his many signature-based artworks, egg sculptures, and waxworks - including 'Pop', one of the truly iconic works of recent British art - to his more recent bronze casts of sleeping bags and bin bags. Also included are lesser-known works, some of which are reproduced for the first time, including documentation of performance and installation works. The interview with Turk focuses on the ideas behind his work: the nature of art itself, his use of popular celebrity and political imagery, and why it is that he makes art at all.

Item Type: Book
Subjects: N Fine Arts > N Visual arts (General) For photography, see TR
Divisions: Bath School of Art and Design
Date Deposited: 23 Jun 2014 09:02
Last Modified: 23 Jun 2014 09:02
URI: http://researchspace.bathspa.ac.uk/id/eprint/2288
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