11 June 2016

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Michael Craig-Martin Awarded Knighthood In Queen’s Birthday Honours List

Michael Craig-Martin, a truly influential artist, has been awarded a Knighthood, in the Queen’s birthday honours list. As the ultimate catalyst of creativity and innovation, Craig-Martin received a CBE for his services to art in 2001 and is well known for his use of intense and vivid colour  Mr Craig-Martin was born in Dublin Ireland in 1941. […]

31 December 2013

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Antony Gormley Angel Of The North Sculptor Receives Knighthood

Arise Sir Antony Gormley! The Turner Prize winning Angel of the North sculptor has been awarded a Knighthood for services to the Arts, in the 2014 Queen’s New Years honours list. The 63 year old said he was “very humbled, but also delighted,” and accepted his honour as “a recognition” for the art form. An […]

29 December 2012

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Tracey Emin and Quentin Blake Receive New Years Honours

The YBA artist Tracey Emin becomes a CBE, Quentin Blake Receives a Knighthood and the Sculptor Richard Long an OBE in this years New Years Honours list. Ms Emin is best known for, ‘not winning the Turner Prize’ for her unmade bed installation. There is no doubt that she has had a busy year. May […]