Michael Craig-Martin was born in Dublin in 1941, and studied at Yale University, New Haven from 1963 to 1966. He was a professor at Goldsmith's College, London from 1974-88 and 1994-2000, where he was a significant influence on emerging British artists.Read More
Craig-Martin's work is represented in public collections worldwide, including Museum of Modern Art, New York; Tate, London; Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris; and Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid. Permanent largescale installations are on view at Laban Dance Center, London and European Investment Bank, Luxembourg.
Solo museum exhibitions include "Always Now," Kunstverein Hannover (1998); IVAM, Valencia (2000); "Living," Sintra Museum of Modern Art, Portugal (2001); "Signs of Life," Kunsthaus Bregenz, Austria (2006); and "Less Is Still More," Museum Haus Esters, Krefeld, Germany (2013). Retrospectives include Whitechapel Art Gallery, London (1989); and Irish Museum of Modern Art (2006-07).
The British artist, who studied 3D digital design and animation at Hampstead Fine Arts, also designed the VR exhibition.
The Royal Academy described the decision as regrettable.
Leading British painter Michael Craig-Martin was born in Dublin in 1941 and moved to the United States as a boy. He went on to study fine art at Yale before returning across the Atlantic to teach. At Goldsmiths College he influenced what would become known as the Young British Artists while developing his own works, which include super flat...
Somewhere in a maze of picket fences, golf greens and lakes, Vero Beach's The Gallery at Windsor is a remote haven for British art world patricians. It's currently two years into a partnership with London's Royal Academy of Arts, which annually brings a celebrated artist to the Atlantic coastline to exhibit.
Portraiture is an enduring art form, thanks to the narcissistic tendencies of the human race.
This huge retrospective of Krzysztof Wodiczko's work presents everything from his early objects concerning censorship under a Polish socialist government to his 'cultural prosthetics' for the homeless and immigrants to his projections on monuments and civic buildings. The artist's lifetime interest in the interventions in public spaces by minority...
Michael Craig-Martin is jetlagged. At the hour of our meeting, the Dublin-born septuagenarian rolled into Hong Kong's upscale Peninsula hotel after having unglued himself from an overextended luncheon. It is March 20, a day after his arrival in temperate Hong Kong straight from foggy England, and the beginning of the city's week-long annual art...
Recorded on 1 November 2017 at the Alan Cristea Gallery, London. Artist Sir Michael Craig-Martin speaks to writer, curator and cultural commentator, Michael Bracewell about his latest series of prints and drawings, which (amongst other things) feature iconic modernist architecture of the 20th century.