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German, 20th – 21st century, male.

Active in London.

Born 1976, in Hamburg.

Video artist.

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 ...

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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 ...

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British, 20th – 21st century, male.

Born 1966, in Nottingham.

Installation artist, video artist, photographer, sculptor. Multimedia.

Young British Artists.

Mat Collishaw studied at Nottingham Trent Polytechnic from 1985 to 1986, and at Goldsmiths College, London from 1986 to 1989. He held a residency at the Camden Arts Centre ...

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John-Paul Stonard

English photographer, sculptor and film maker. He studied at Trent Polytechnic (1985–6), and then at Goldsmiths’ College, London (1986–9), at which time he was included in the exhibition Freeze (London, Surrey Docks, 1988). For his first solo exhibition in 1990...

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John-Paul Stonard

German photographer and film maker. He studied at the Akademie der Bildenden Künste, Munich (1987–9), the Kunstakademie Düsseldorf (1989–92), Cité des Arts, Paris (1992), Goldsmiths’ College, London (1993–4), and the Rijksakademie, Amsterdam (1995). Demand’s large photographs of generic interior and exterior views are of imaginary places that he constructs himself from paper and cardboard. Works such as ...

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South African, 20th century, female.

Active in Canada from 1969.

Born 17 September 1936, in Piet Retief, South Africa.

Engraver (etching/aquatint), screen printer, watercolourist, photographer.

Jennifer Dickson studied at Goldsmiths in London and from 1961 to 1965 at the Atelier 17 engraving studio in Paris run by S.W. Hayter. She later spent time in Jamaica and the USA. In Canada she worked both as an artist and teacher. She was elected a member of the Royal Academy in London in ...

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Zachary Baker

English conceptual artist, photographer, painter and installation artist. He is associated primarily with the Goldsmiths’ College group, sometimes known as the ‘Freeze Generation’, which emerged in the late 1980s during Michael Craig-Martin’s period of teaching there. In February 1988, as a second year student, Fairhurst organized a small group exhibition at the Bloomsbury Gallery of the University of London Institute of Education; it included, alongside his own work, art by fellow students Mat Collishaw, Abigail Lane and Damien Hirst. This was a kind of precursory event for the more dynamic and famous ...

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Charles Green

Australian photographer and video artist. Gladwell graduated in 1996 from the Sydney College of the Arts with a BFA and then from the College of Fine Arts, University of NSW, with an MFA in 2001. He then studied at Goldsmiths College, University of London, between ...

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British, 20th – 21st century, female.

Born 1967, in Penzance.

Installation artist, photographer, printmaker.

Young British Artists.

Abigail Lane studied at Bristol Polytechnic (1985-1986), and at Goldsmiths College, London (1986-1989). She co-curated the seminal Freeze exhibition with Damien Hirst and became one of the group of artists that came to be known as the Young British Artists....

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John-Paul Stonard

English sculptor, installation artist and photographer. She studied in London at the Working Men’s College (1982–3), London College of Printing (1983–4), and Goldsmiths’ College (1984–7) and emerged as one of the major Young British Artists during the 1990s, with a body of highly provocative work. In the early 1990s she began using furniture as a substitute for the human body, usually with crude genital punning. In works such as ...

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British, 20th – 21st century, male.

Born 1959, in London.

Painter, installation artist, video artist, curator, writer.

David Mabb was educated at Hastings College (1976-1977), and in London at Goldsmiths College (1977-1980) and Chelsea School of Art (1980-1981). He teaches fine art at Goldsmiths College....

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British, 20th – 21st century, male.

Active in Amsterdam.

Born 1969, in London.

Installation artist, video artist, film producer.

Steve McQueen studied art at the Chelsea School of Art in London and graduated from Goldsmith's College at the university of London in 1993. In 1993-1994 he studied cinema at the Tish School of Arts in New York. He lived in Berlin in ...

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British, 20th –21st century, female.

Born 1967, in London.

Photographer, curator, writer. Artists’ books.

Black British artists.

Nimarkoh studied fine arts at Goldsmith’s College, University of London, graduating in 1989 and completed a practice-based PhD there in 2002. She curated the exhibition Breathing Space at Holly Street Public Art, London in ...

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Italo Zannier

English photographer and medallist. He was active from about 1850 in Malta, where he met the Beato family brothers, whose sister, Maria Matilde, became Robertson’s wife. Together with the Beato brothers, Robertson travelled to Athens in 1852, and then c. 1853 to Constantinople, where he was appointed chief engraver of the Imperial Mint of Turkey. With the help of the ...

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American, 19th century, male.

Born 22 March 1799, in Huntington, Pennsylvania; died 26 October 1873, in Washington, DC.

Instrument-maker (medal rulings), civil servant, amateur daguerreotypist.

Joseph Saxton trained as a clockmaker and was a gifted inventor of machines deriving weights and measurements. He worked as curator and supervisor of balances, weights and measures for the US Mint in Philadelphia (...

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Andrew Cross and Mary Chou

British sculptor, painter and installation artist. Born to Nigerian parents, he grew up in Nigeria before returning to England to study Fine Art in London at Byam Shaw School of Art and Goldsmiths’ College where he completed his MFA. Shonibare’s West African heritage has been at the heart of his work since he started exhibiting in ...

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Catherine M. Grant

English photographer. She studied Fine Art at Goldsmiths’ College, London, graduating with a BFA in 1984 and an MFA in 1991. Her sculptures in the early 1990s featured domestic objects either cast in wax or knitted in wool. She began to use herself as model in ...

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John-Paul Stonard

English photographer, film and video artist. On graduating from Goldsmiths’ College, London, in 1990, Taylor-Wood worked predominantly as a photographer, often showing herself in sexually confrontational and challenging roles. In Fuck, Suck, Wank, Spank (C-type print, 1993; see 1997 exh. cat., p. 41) she poses with classical contrapposto, her trousers around her ankles, wearing a T-shirt printed with the title of the work. In ...

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British, 20th – 21st century, female.

Active in London.

Born 1963, in Birmingham.

Installation artist, video artist, photographer.

Neo-Conceptual Art, Young British Artists.

Gillian Wearing left school at 16 and moved to London, joining Goldsmith's College in 1987. She was awarded the Turner Prize in 1997...

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Catherine M. Grant

English photographer. She studied in London at the Slade School of Fine Art (1982–6) and at Goldsmiths’ College (1988–90), graduating with an MFA. In her early photographs she turned the camera on the institutions that support the visual arts, making portraits of the people who commissioned or curated her work in the period from ...