- About the work
About the artist
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. Major retrospectives of his work have been held at the Whitechapel Art Gallery (1989), the Serpentine Gallery (2015), and the Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin (2016). 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 taught from the early 1970s and remains Professor Emeritus of Fine Art. Young British Artists’ Damien Hirst and Sarah Lucas number among his former pupils. Craig-Martin was a Trustee of the Tate between 1989-1999 and was made a CBE in 2001.
- height: 65.70 cm, width: 100.80 cm
- Purchased from Oxford Radcliffe Hospitals NHS Trust (in aid of The Children's Hospital, Oxford), April 2010
- below image bl: 39/40 ; below image br: Michael Craig-Martin 2010
- Oxford Radcliffe Hospitals NHS Trust in aid of The Children's Hospital, Oxford
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