Ghanaian sculptor, active in Nigeria. He earned a bachelor’s degree in sculpture (1968) and a postgraduate diploma in art education from the University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana (1969). After graduation he taught at the Specialist Training College (now University of Winneba), Ghana, in a position vacated by the eminent sculptor Vincent Kofi. From ...
Lisa M. Binder
Togolese, 20th – 21st century, male.
Born 11 November 1968, in Lomé.
Painter (mixed media).
A self-taught artist, Tetevi Azankpo works with recycled materials such as rusting receptacles, lengths of metal wire and rubber to produce fantasy figurines.
He has exhibited at group exhibitions, among them ...
English sculptor and conceptual artist. She studied at Kingston Polytechnic, Surrey (1986–9), and at Goldsmiths’ College of Art in London (1992–3). She had her first solo exhibition at City Racing, London, in 1994, and in the following year was included in ...
Argentinian, 20th century, male.
Painter, sculptor, mixed media, architect.
Bedel's works are metaphorical. In relief to varying degrees, he combines shiny metal with dull organic materials to create models that resemble towns, while privileging the evocation of the book form. He gives poetic expression to his pessimistic preoccupations concerning the future of humanity....
German, 20th – 21st century, male.
Active in London.
Born 1976, in Hamburg.
Bernd Behr is a graduate of Goldsmiths College in London in the arts. His most notable creation is a film on DVD, Theatre of Emptiness ( Théâtre du Vide), which consists of a loop of film of a man climbing a high gateway. This film was shot at the exact spot where Yves Klein took his famous photograph ...
Canadian, 20th – 21st century, female.
Active in England.
Born 1966, in Fort Frances (Ontario).
Angela Bulloch studied at Goldsmith's College in London, where she lives and works. She was awarded the Whitechapel Artists Award in 1989, and was shortlisted for the Turner Prize in ...
Catherine M. Grant and Courtney Gerber
Canadian installation artist active in England. She studied at Goldsmiths’ College, London, graduating in 1988. In the same year she exhibited alongside artists such as Damien Hirst in the influential exhibition Freeze, curated by Hirst. Critics quickly identified the artists in this exhibition, including Bulloch, as the ...
British sculptor of Pakistani birth. He studied at Goldsmiths College, London (1987–90). After initially working in a wide variety of media, Butt settled exclusively on installations in the late 1980s. Because of his early death little of his work has become widely known, but that which has demonstrates by an interest in alchemy and a thematic preoccupation with seduction, pleasure and danger. ...
British, 20th century, male.
Born 1962, in Lahore, Pakistan; died 1994.
Hamad Butt graduated from Goldsmiths College in London in 1990. In his installations he explored scientific phenomena and in particular the experience of viral invasion. Butt died from AIDS in 1994.
Catherine M. Grant
English conceptual artist, photographer and film maker. He studied History of Art at Manchester University (1985–8) and Fine Art at Goldsmiths’ College, London (MFA, 1992–4). In 1990 he began a series of works by placing advertisements in the London magazine Loot and various newspapers, inviting people who thought they looked like God to send in their picture; this evolved into ...