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Gavin Turk (1967-), Artist

Sitter in 2 portraits
Turk studied at the Royal College of Art from 1989 to 1991. Collected by Charles Saatchi, Turk became part of the Young British Artists, featuring in the landmark exhibition Sensation at the Royal Academy of Arts in 1997. Turk's best known sculpture, a life-size waxwork depicting the artist as Sid Vicious, was recently shown in the 2009 exhibition Pop Life at Tate Modern.

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x87409

Curtis Turk; Frances Turk; Gavin Turk

by Johnnie Shand Kydd
bromide fibre print, 5 May 1997
NPG x87409

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Gavin Turk

by Jonathan Root
C-type colour print, 2002
NPG x133119