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Gilbert & George

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Art for all’ is the belief that underpins Gilbert & George’s art. Their trademark format is the large grid, a square or rectangular picture broken into sections that becomes a unified field of signs and images.

 

Gilbert & George began working together in 1967 when they met at St Martins School of Art, and from the beginning, in their films and ‘living sculpture’ they appeared as figures in their own work. The artists believe that everything is potential subject matter for their work, and they have always addressed social issues, taboos and artistic conventions. Implicit in their work is the idea that an artist’s sacrifice and personal investment is a necessary condition of art. They have depicted themselves as naked figures in their own work, recasting the male nude as something vulnerable and fragile rather than as a potent figure of strength. The backdrop and inspiration for much of their work is the East End of London where Gilbert & George have lived and worked for over 40 years. From street signs to Ginkgo trees, from chewing gum stains on the pavements to vistas of urban grandeur and decay, their work is both an ongoing portrait of a city and a reflection on the human condition. Working in series, Gilbert & George have confronted many of the fundamental issues of existence: sex, religion, corruption, violence, hope, fear, racial tension, patriotism, addiction and death.

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THE BEARD PICTURES

12 October 2017 – 22 December 2017 12.10.2017 – 22.12.2017
Lehmann Maupin, New York

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THE BEARD PICTURES

19 October 2017 – 13 January 2018 19.10.2017 – 13.01.2018
Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac

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Gilbert & George : The General Jungle or Carrying on Sculpting

13 November 2017 – 28 January 2018 13.11.2017 – 28.01.2018
Lévy Gorvy, Londres

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The Beard Pictures and Their Fuckosophy

22 November 2017 – 28 January 2018 22.11.2017 – 28.01.2018
White Cube Bermondsey, London

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The Beard Pictures

11 January 2018 – 22 February 2018 11.01.2018 – 22.02.2018
Bernier/Eliades, Athens

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Memory Palace

11 July 2018 – 15 September 2018 11.07.2018 – 15.09.2018
White Cube Mason's Yard, London, UK

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Dancing With Myself

8 April 2018 – 16 December 2018 08.04.2018 – 16.12.2018
Punta Della Dogana, Venice, IT

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Gilbert & George : The Great Exhibition (1971-2016)

2 July 2018 – 6 January 2019 02.07.2018 – 06.01.2019
Fondation LUMA, La Mécanique Générale, Parc des Ateliers, Arles (FR)

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Gilbert & George : The Major Exhibtion

12 October 2018 – 24 February 2019 12.10.2018 – 24.02.2019
Helsinki Art Museum, Helsinki (FI)

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Gilbert & George: THE GREAT EXHIBITION (1971-2016)

9 February 2019 – 12 May 2019 09.02.2019 – 12.05.2019
Moderna Museet, Stockholm (SE)

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Le Choix d'Albert

17 May 2019 – 29 June 2019 17.05.2019 – 29.06.2019
Xippas Genève, Geneva (CH)

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Dialogues #1 Baronian Xippas Brussels

8 June 2019 – 27 July 2019 08.06.2019 – 27.07.2019
Dialogues #1 Baronian Xippas Brussels, Xippas Paris, Paris (FR)

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THERE WERE TWO YOUNG MEN, APRIL 1971

3 July 2019 – 26 August 2019 03.07.2019 – 26.08.2019
Fondation LVMH, Paris (FR)

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Schöne Sentimenten

30 June 2019 – 29 September 2019 30.06.2019 – 29.09.2019
Museum Dhondt-Dhaenens, Sint-Martens-Latem (BE)

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Gilbert & George: THE GREAT EXHIBITION (1971-2016)

12 September 2019 – 12 January 2020 12.09.2019 – 12.01.2020
Astrup Fearnley Museet, Oslo (NO)

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THE PARADISICAL PICTURES

16 November 2019 – 25 January 2020 16.11.2019 – 25.01.2020
Sprueth Magers, Los Angeles (US)

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Gilbert & George

22 February 2020 – 10 May 2020 22.02.2020 – 10.05.2020
Luma Westbau and Kunsthalle Zurich (CH)

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Gilbert & George: THE GREAT EXHIBITION (1971-2016)

30 May 2020 – 20 September 2020 30.05.2020 – 20.09.2020
Reykjavik Art Museum, Reykjavik (IS)

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