Gavin Turk

Birth placeGuilford, United Kingdom Birth date1967

Gavin Turk stands out in his installations and sculptures, for treating subjects such as authorship, authenticity or identity, subjects that go back to Marcel Duchamp’s readymades. At early 90’s, Turk explored such subjects by making a series of works based on its own signature, which talk about which value gives to a work the artist’s name. He has also done a series of self-portraits in sculpture and photography. His work has been shown in many exhibitions of the YBA’S and has also been shown in many galleries and museums worldwide.

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