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French, 20th – 21st century, male.

Born 20 January 1951, in Paris.

Painter, sculptor, draughtsman, illustrator.

Agid began his studies in 1970-1971 by taking one course of teaching and research on the environment. He studied architecture between 1971 and 1976, before registering in fine arts at the Université de Paris VIII....

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British, 20th–21st century, male.

Born 1963, in England.

Book artist, printmaker, graphic designer, installation artist, art director, writer, educator. Community art, environmental art.

After a Foundation course at Lanchester Polytechnic, Lanchester (1981–1982), Les Bicknell studied graphic design at the London College of Printing (...

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Portuguese, 20th century, female.

Active in France from 1958.

Born 1930, in Funchal (Madeira).

Painter, installation artist, environmental artist, illustrator. Multimedia.

Lourdes Castro studied at the school of art in Lisbon for ten years. Following a stay in Munich, she went to Paris in 1958...

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British, 20th – 21st century, male.

Born 1946, in London.

Painter (mixed media), sculptor, photographer. Artists' books.

Conceptual Art, Land Art.

After studying in London at St Martin's from 1966 to 1968, Hamish Fulton went on to study photography in 1969. Fulton is interested in landscape and has much in common with Land Art, although his approach is quite different. Unlike Richard Long - with whom he travelled in South America - Fulton does not intervene on site. He builds his work around the physical impression that a space leaves on the body when walking, first in timeless photographs with brief captions and then, from ...

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British, 20th century, female.

Born 1974, in Crawley, England.

Book artist, printmaker, graphic arts, public art.

Lucy Harrison received her BFA in graphic arts from the Kent Institute of Art & Design in 1997. She began producing artists’ books and multiples while studying printmaking at the Royal College (...

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German, 20th century, male.

Born 1941, in Fürstenwalde an der Spree.

Assemblage artist, environmental artist, sculptor, photographer, mixed media. Artists' books.

During the 1960s, Dietmar Kirves worked with artists such as Joseph Beuys, Jochen Gerz and Terry Fox. He has lived in Berlin and Antwerp. He featured in the exhibition ...

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American, 20th century, male.

Born 9 August 1939, in Beaumont (Texas).

Draughtsman, environmental artist. Artists' books.

Max Neuhaus initially studied music and worked as a solo percussion player for Pierre Boulez (1962-1963) and Stockhausen (1963-1964). In 1973 and 1977 he won a scholarship from the National Endowment for the Arts for his musical experiments. In the late 1960s he began to create sound installations for public places - in New York ( ...

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Bailey Van Hook

American painter, illustrator, stained-glass artist and author. Although she worked as an illustrator early on, Oakley is remembered as a muralist. Oakley attended the Art Students League, New York, Académie Montparnasse, Paris, and the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, but, most importantly, a class in illustration with Howard Pyle at the Drexel Institute, Philadelphia. Pyle teamed her together with Jessie Willcox Smith (...

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British, 20th – 21st century, male.

Born 17 September 1968, in Macclesfield.

Draughtsman, humorist, sculptor, photographer. Artists' books.

David Shrigley studied at Leicester Polytechnic (1987-1988), and at the Environmental Art Department of Glasgow School of Art (1988-1991). He lives in Glasgow. He has taught as part-time lecturer at Glasgow School of Art (...

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German, 20th – 21st century, male.

Born 13 March 1930, in Wendorf (Mecklenburg), Germany.

Painter, sculptor, engraver, illustrator.

Op Art, Kinetic Art, Land Art.

Zero Group.

Günther Uecker studied at the academy in Weissensee, Berlin, then from 1953 at the academy in Düsseldorf. In 1962, he co-founded the ...