History of the World

Jeremy Deller (1966 - )

Screenprint

1998

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  • About the work
    Location
    Country: Georgia
    City: Tbilisi
    Place: British Embassy
  • About the artist
    Jeremy Deller was born in London. He studied art history at the Courtauld Institute of Art before completing an MA at the University of Sussex. Solo projects include 'After The Goldrush', a guidebook and treasure hunt around California, commissioned by the Wattis Institute, San Francisco (2002); and 'This is US', a CD produced with the Centre for Curatorial Studies (2003). 'Folk Archive', a collaborative project with Alan Kane, was exhibited in Tate Britain’s touring exhibition 'Intelligence. Folk Archive: Contemporary Popular Art From The UK' (2000). Deller won the Turner Prize in 2007; and in 2013, represented Britain at the Venice Biennale with 'English Magic', a show that toured the UK in 2014. Recent projects include '24-Hour-Rockshow' at the Old Student House, Helsinki (2015); and 'Iggy Pop Life Class', a drawing class with the acclaimed American rock artist as model at the New York Academy of Art in early 2016, the results of which were exhibited at the Brooklyn Museum that autumn.
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  • Details
    Title
    History of the World
    Edition
    80/100
    Date
    1998
    Medium
    Screenprint
    Dimensions
    height: 66.00 cm, width: 111.50 cm
    Acquisition
    Purchased from Paul Stolper Limited, April 2009
    Inscription
    verso, tl: Jeremy Deller 80/100. 1998.
    Provenance
    Paul Stolper Limited, London
    GAC number
    18259