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Description - Michael Craig-Martin: Present Sense by Ben Luke

Born in Ireland, the artist Michael Craig-Martin studied in America. On returning to the UK, he became a key figure in British conceptual art and an influential educator, linked in particular to the YBAs including Damien Hirst and Gary Hume. Craig-Martin's works transform recognisable objects - such as sneakers, headphones, watches and, most recently, Modernist buildings - with bold colour and simplified lines. He cites his 'rationalism' as the root of his practice. Craig-Martin is the latest subject of a three-year curatorial partnership between The Gallery at Windsor, Florida, and the Royal Academy of Arts, London, initiated to celebrate the Academy's 250th anniversary. This lively book reproduces a selection of his paintings, prints and sculptures, with an insightful essay by the art critic Ben Luke and an interview between Tim Marlow and the artist. Published to accompany an exhibition at the Gallery at Windsor, Florida, 26 January - 26 April 2019. AUTHORS: Ben Luke is the art critic at the London Evening Standard. Tim Marlow is artistic director at the Royal Academy of Arts, London. SELLING POINTS: A selection of Michael Craig-Martin's paintings, prints and sculptures, with an interview This book is the result of a collaboration between The Gallery at Windsor, Florida, and the Royal Academy of Arts, London 45 colour images

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781912520152
Format: Paperback / softback
(305mm x 245mm x mm)
Pages: 96
Imprint: Royal Academy of Arts
Publisher: Royal Academy of Arts
Publish Date: 27-Feb-2019
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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