Gilbert & George have quit the Royal Academy over an alleged dispute involving a cancelled show promised before the change over of Administration, last winter. This included the departure of their friend Artistic Director Tim Marlow and the election of Rebecca Salter as new President (PRA).
The Royal Academy of Arts has announced the election of the internationally renowned architect Sir David Adjaye and artist Gilbert & George as new Royal Academicians.
The Turner Prize winning artist duo Gilbert & George are planning to open a new museum near their home in Spittalfields, East London. They have put in planning for converting a local house into a non-profit gallery and foundation for contemporary arts. The building on Heneage Street was purchased last year by the artists, who have lived and worked in […]
A new body of works by by Gilbert & George will be exhibited for the first time, at White Cube. ‘THE BANNERS’ comprises three unique copies of each of the ten ‘BANNERS’, making thirty in total. Each ‘BANNER’ is therefore individual, singular, itself. Yet collectively and graphically the ‘BANNERS’ share a defiant or controversial mood and a feeling of […]
The legendary artist duo Gilbert & George have announced their first ever exhibition in Australasia, Gilbert & George: The Art Exhibition, opens at the Museum of Old and New Art on 28 November 2015. This will be a major retrospective, including pictures spanning five decades; dating from 1970 to most recent pictures of 2014. Curated by Mona’s […]
MoMa have launched the first exhibition of early works by the British artists Gilbert & George. Since the beginning of their collaboration, in the late 1960s, the sculptors have aimed to become the work of art—elevating their daily activities to expressions of creativity and casting themselves as “living sculptures.” The exhibition Gilbert & George: The Early Years builds upon […]
Sixty new works by Gilbert & George have gone on exhibit at White Cube Bermondsey. For nearly five decades the art of Gilbert & George has created a visceral and epic depiction of modern urban existence. For the first time, the artists feature women wearing full face veils. At its centre are always the artists […]
A major exhibition of the art of Gilbert & George has opened at the Nouveau Musée National de Monaco. Over 45 early and more recent pictures tracing more than 40 years of their careers will be shown in a presentation designed by the artists on the three floors of Villa Paloma. The exhibition of pictures […]
The pioneering artist duo Gilbert & George have received Honorary Doctorates of Art, in recognition of their contribution to the visual arts both in the UK and internationally.Respect, hard-work, dedication and a sense fun reign as Gilbert & George offer guidance to the next generation of artists at Plymouth University. Receiving their Doctorates, which were […]
British artists Gilbert & George open an exhibition of “London Pictures” a series completed in 2011 at the MKM from March 20, 2013. Taking as their theme the countless newsagent posters collected by the artists themselves over a period of six years, the artists compile a detailed inventory of quotidian human behaviour, which they then […]
Top New York dealers, Lehmann Maupin Gallery will open their first exhibition space outside New York, on Thursday, 14 March 2013, in the historic Pedder Building in Hong Kong. One of the city’s most iconic buildings, located in the heart of Central, the neo-classical building was constructed in 1923 and is the last surviving pre-war […]
Artists across the centuries have depicted the landscape around them in a multitude of ways, from detailed close ups of nature to distant views framed by trees or soaring bird’s-eye perspectives. In early 2013 Tate Britain presents Looking at the View, a new British Art display display exploring the ways British artists have framed the […]
A new exhibition exploring the ‘Glam era’ of the early 1970s is to be critically evaluated for the first time in an ambitious new exhibition at Tate Liverpool. Glam, the extravagant pop style and sensibility which emerged during the period 1971-5, embraced high and low culture and played with identity and gender definitions. The exhibition […]
Gilbert & George court controversy in statement that Thatcherism is responsible for present-day art boom Speaking to the New Statesman about the current artistic climate, they declared the artworld ‘fantastic – never were there so many living artists making a living, thanks to the free- market economy.’ They detect an irony in the centre-left leanings […]
Gilbert & George inaugural Hong Kong exhibition for London Gallery White Cube has announced that its new gallery at 50 Connaught Road, Central in Hong Kong will open to the public on Friday 2nd March. The inaugural show will be the world premier of Gilbert & George’s ‘London Pictures’, the largest series of work by […]
‘Warhol is Here’, a new exhibition which is part of the Artists Rooms series sponsored by Tate Modern and The National Galleries Of Scotland is a legacy of the remarkable donation of hundreds of contemporary masterpieces by collector/dealer Anthony d’offay. The exhibition explores the work of Andy Warhol in the context of his beliefs, lifestyle […]