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Michael Craig-Martin (1941 - )

Screenprint

2011

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  • About the work
    Location
    Country: Japan
    City: Tokyo
    Place: British Embassy
  • 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. 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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    olympic games
    Materials & Techniques
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  • Details
    Title
    GO
    Date
    2011
    Medium
    Screenprint
    Dimensions
    height: 76.00 cm, width: 60.00 cm
    Acquisition
    Presented by the London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games, October 2011
    Inscription
    verso, bc: HC 2/10 MC-M 2011
    Provenance
    London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (gift)
    GAC number
    18422/8