Artist Gavin Turk is calling on the public to send him pictures of eggs for a huge montage. See the piece in the Evening Standard here.
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GT on Talk Art
Robert & Russell meet leading artist Gavin Turk. They discuss tailored suits, artist persona, veganism and a lifetime interest in the surreal form of an egg. We explore Turk’s iconic early works including four antiqued mirror cubes in ‘Robert Morris Untitled 1965-72’ (1990) and the iconic ‘Cave’ (1991) an ‘historical blue plaque’ to commemorate work done by […]
Gavin Turk takes his eggs giant and bronze at Somerset House ovular unveiling
Easter came early to Somerset House as Gavin Turk unveiled a giant bronze egg on the building’s River Terrace yesterday morning. Oeuvre (Verdrigris)(2018) was wrapped up—Christo style—in white canvas and bound with rope and as Turk slipped the first knot and proceeded to unravel its lengths, he confided that his egg obsession stretched back to 1992. […]
Jo Good and Gavin on BBC Radio London
Gavin was on BBC Radio London with Jo Good live on 21st March, you can now listen back over the show to hear about GT’s obsession with eggs 🥚 To listen click here.
Gavin Turk Unveils The world’s Largest Giant Egg Collaboration
Just in time for Easter, the sensational/YBA artist Gavin Turk has unveiled an ambitious new project in collaboration with Photo London, Somerset House, and Ben Brown Fine Arts, featuring his giant bronze egg sculpture, ‘Oeuvre’, to be unveiled on the River Terrace at Somerset House on 14th April. I want to take this moment a […]
Gavin Turk: Back to the Egg
Article & interview between Gavin & Mark Beech Gavin Turk is constantly changing his art. We have had huge nails; waxwork figures of himself as Sid Vicious; silkscreens of the artist dressed as Elvis Presley; painted bronzes of tiny rotting apples and plastic garbage bags; images of Ford Transits in the “White Van Man” series, and the […]
Gavin Turk Launches Giant Egg Collaboration with Photo London
Article by Lee Sharrock for Fad Magazine Lee Sharrock visited us at the studio and interviewed Gavin, you can read the full article here and read a snippet from the piece below. Gavin Turk Launches Giant Egg Collaboration with Photo London ‘Portrait of an Egg’ is a unique project conceived by Gavin Turk, which will […]