Gavin Turk

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Gavin Turk has pioneered many forms of contemporary British sculpture, including the painted bronze, the waxwork, the recycled art-historical icon and the use of rubbish in art. Turk's installations and sculptures deal with issues of authorship, authenticity and identity. Concerned with the 'myth' of the artist and the 'authorship' of a work, Turk's engagement with this modernist, avant-garde debate stretches back to the ready-mades of Marcel Duchamp.

Selected Works

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In conversation with Gavin Turk




Selected Solo Exhibitions

Selected Group Exhibition

Awards and Grants

Selected Publications

Press Features

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    Gavin Turk: art's king of trash on plastic, protest, prison and canning his pee | The Guardian

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    10 October 2019 on

    Gavin Turk: “We are what we throw away” | Financial Times

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    23 October 2019 on

    Gavin Turk: ‘Ik wil dat je langer stilstaat bij troep’ | NRC

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    22 October 2019 on

    Kunstenaar Gavin Turk: ‘Ik ben geobsedeerd door afval’ | Het Parool

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    16 October 2019 on

    Plastic bottle peril: Gavin Turk's environmental crusade marches on in new show inspired by Extinction Rebellion | The Art Newspaper

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    16 October 2019 on

    Art Inspired by Climate Change - An Interview with Gavin Turk | Widewalls

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    25 July 2018

    Trofeeën van onze consumptie | in Het Parool