23 September 2016

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Major Steve McQueen Video Installation Work Acquired By The Whitworth

An important video installation by the acclaimed British artist and Oscar-winning film director Steve McQueen has been acquired by The Whitworth in Manchester.  The gallery will become the first UK institution outside of London to acquire a work by the artist. It will be added to the galleries internationally significant contemporary art collection. The acquisition has […]

28 February 2015

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Steve McQueen: Turner Prize Winning Filmmaker Set To Direct Paul Robeson Biopic

Turner Prize-winning artist and filmmaker Steve McQueen’s next big project will be to direct a biopic on American actor, singer, and activist Paul Robeson, reports the Guardian. “His life and legacy was the film I wanted to make the second after Hunger,” McQueen said, referring to his first film, about IRA hunger striker Bobby Sands. […]

15 December 2014

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Steve McQueen Makes Statement On US Racial Tensions

The British filmmaker and artist Steve McQueen, the Oscar-winning director of 12 Years A Slave, says he is “very, very sad, but not surprised” by recent racial tensions in the USA. The video artist was speaking at the European Film Awards in Latvia, where he was receiving an European Achievement prize for World Cinema. McQueen […]

21 October 2014

Steve McQueen At Thomas Dane – With Clarity And Heartbreak

The Thomas Dane Gallery presents a poignant and heartbreaking film by acclaimed artist and film-maker Steve McQueen. ‘Ashes’ is a two-part exhibition; the darkened gallery at 3 Duke Street, is filled with McQueen’s short film; the on-screen image of a young black man sitting on the prow of a small boat, basking in the glory […]

14 October 2014

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Steve McQueen Unveils New Immersive Projection Sculpture For Frieze Week

As a highlight of Frieze week,  the Turner Prize and Oscar winning artist Steve McQueen will present two new works at the Thomas Dane Gallery. This will be their third solo exhibition of work marking the tenth anniversary of the gallery. The first, entitled Ashes, 2014, is installed as an immersive projection with sound.  It […]

11 September 2014

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Turner Prize’s 30th Anniversary Looking back – Steve McQueen

In the lead up to the 30th Anniversary of the Turner Prize, presented at Tate Britain from 30th September to 4th January – with its long history, and many media controversies – we take a look at some of the winners of the prize of times past. Having previously looked back at the first winner, […]

22 April 2014

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Steve McQueen New Works: Exhibition Announced By Thomas Dane For Autumn

An exhibition of new works by Steve McQueen has been announced for the Thomas Dane Gallery, London. This will open on 14 October and will occupy both Duke Street spaces. The exhibition will celebrate the tenth anniversary of McQueen’s Into This World, which was the gallery’s inaugural show in 2004. In the ensuing decade, Steve […]

5 March 2014

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Steve McQueen: Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam Acquires Two Important works

The Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam has purchased two important works by the Turner Prize winning, British artist and filmmaker Steve McQueen, who yesterday was awarded the Oscar for Best Film for 12 Years a Slave. The purchase of McQueen’s Mees, After Evening Dip, New Year’s Day, 2002 from 2005 and Running Thunder from 2007 was […]

3 March 2014

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Steve McQueen Pulls Out Of The 2014 Hugo Boss Prize Competition

Steve McQueen, the Turner Prize winning director of 12 Years a Slave, which was awarded the Oscar for best picture at last night’s ceremony, has removed his name for consideration at the 2014 Hugo Boss Art Prize. Does this mean that he is putting art on the back burner, as he has clearly established himself […]

15 December 2013

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Steve McQueen and Hassan Khan Nominated For Hugo Boss Art Prize

The shortlist has now been announced for the 2014 Hugo Boss Prize. The biennial award was established in 1996 to recognise significant achievement in contemporary art. Two Londoners have been nominated this year including Steve McQueen who is also tipped to win an Oscar at this years Academy Awards. The prize is administered by the […]

16 September 2013

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Artist Steve McQueen Takes Top Award At Toronto Film Festival

The Turner Prize winning artist Steve McQueen’s has won the People’s Choice award for his film 12 Years a Slave, at the Toronto International Film Festival. This paves the way to a sure fire Oscar nomination which will take place on 2 March 2014. The film is an historical drama,which follows the life of a […]

14 July 2013

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Turner Prize Winning Video Artist Steve McQueen Celebrated In Swiss Exhibition

The first comprehensive exhibition of work by the Turner Prize winning British video artist and filmmaker Steve McQueen is presented at Schaulager in Basel Switzerland. For the first time, more than twenty video and film installations, photographs and other selected work will be on view in a larger context. For this unprecedented show, two floors […]

7 March 2012

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Steve McQueen Unveils Installation In Amsterdam Park

The Stedelijk Museum is mounting “Blues Before Sunrise”, a project by artist and filmmaker Steve McQueen The installation will take place in Amsterdam’s largest public park, the Vondelpark. All 275 streetlamps in the park will emit blue light instead of white, vividly transforming the nighttime experience of Amsterdam’s most well known urban “green space.” It […]

15 January 2012

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Steve McQueen Shame Hunger And Addiction

Big Year For Turner Prize Winner As Golden Globes And Oscars Approach, Not to mention his CBE In the last decade Steve McQueen has achieved more than most other Turner Prize winners. His work has been shown extensively in museums around the world, major institutions have acquired his art, including the Guggenheim, MOCA, Tate and […]

16 December 2011

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Tate Gallery Journeys Into British Art

“Migrations” A New Exhibition Explores Artists Van Dyck To Steve McQueen In January 2012 Tate Britain presents an exhibition exploring how British art has been shaped by migration. Featuring artists from Van Dyck, Whistler and Mondrian to Steve McQueen and Francis Alÿs, Migrations traces not only the movement of artists, but the circulation of art […]

30 September 2011

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3 New articles: iPad App for Contemporary video art, Sound Artist, and Stars and Cars paintings

  Art and Technology Intersect in New iPad App That Streams Contemporary Video Art onto Home and Public Space TV Screens http://technorati.com/technology/article/art-and-technology-intersect-in-new/   Sound Artist R. Weis Makes Music From Everyday Objects On New  EXCITABLE AUDIBLE CD http://technorati.com/entertainment/music/article/sound-artist-r-weis-makes-music/ Stars and Cars: Jimi Hendrix with His Corvette Stingray, Paul Newman with His Racing Datsun, Steve McQueen and […]