Rugby ball

Michael Craig-Martin (1941 - )

screenprint on paper

2019
  • About the work
    Location
    Country: UK
    City: London
    Place: Downing Street
  • 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.
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  • Details
    Title
    Rugby ball
    Portfolio Title
    Sports Balls
    Edition
    One in an edition of 15
    Date
    2019
    Medium
    screenprint on paper
    Dimensions
    height: 40 cm; width: 40 cm
    Acquisition
    Purchased from Cristea Roberts Gallery, May 2020
    Provenance
    Cristea Roberts Gallery, London, UK; from whom purchased by UK Government Art Collection, 28 May 2020
    GAC number
    18862/7