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Gilbert & George (1943-; 1942-), Artists
Sitter in 12 portraits
Artist of 1 portrait
Operating as one artist, Gilbert Proesch (b.1943) and George Passmore (b.1942) have worked together as Gilbert & George since they met in the 1960s, when they were both studying at St Martin's School of Art, London. International exhibitors and winners of the Turner Prize in 1986, they are noted for their performance work and large photo-pieces. Solo exhibitions include those at the Pompidou Centre, Paris (1981), the Baltimore Museum of Art, (1984) and the Guggenheim (1985) and a major retrospective at Tate Modern (2007).
by Julian Germain
archival inkjet print, 21 October 2009