History 4

Michael Craig-Martin (1941 - )

Screenprint

2001

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    A hugely influential figure in the art world, Michael Craig-Martin was born in Dublin, grew up in the United States, and has lived in Britain since 1966. A major retrospective of his work was held at the Whitechapel Art Gallery in 1989. His exhibitions have included large-scale wall drawings in the Museum of Modern Art in New York and wall paintings at the Centre Pompidou in Paris. He is widely acknowledged for his influence as a teacher at Goldsmiths’ College in London, where he has taught since the early 1970s and where Young British Artists’ Damien Hirst and Sarah Lucas number among his former pupils. Craig-Martin is Professor Emeritus of Fine Art at Goldsmiths; has been a Trustee of the Tate since1989, and was made a CBE in 2001.
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    Title
    History 4
    Date
    2001
    Medium
    Screenprint
    Dimensions
    height: 57.40 cm, width: 75.30 cm
    Acquisition
    Purchased from Alan Cristea Gallery, June 2001
    Inscription
    below image, bl: 1/50 below image, br: Michael Craig Martin 2001
    Provenance
    Alan Cristea Gallery, London
    GAC number
    17606/4