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Art of …, 1 of 6, The Art of Eric Gill
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produced by Estate of Eric Gill, Bridgeman Art Library and Illuminations, in Art of …, 1 of 6 (London, England: Illuminations Television, 2005), 51 mins
Eric Gill was one of the twentieth century’s most admired sculptors. He was also a letter-cutter, typographic designer (of Gill Sans, among other typefaces), calligrapher, architect, writer and teacher. His best-known works include the Stations of the Cross in Westminster Cathedral, carved between 1913 and 1918,...
produced by Estate of Eric Gill, Bridgeman Art Library and Illuminations, in Art of …, 1 of 6 (London, England: Illuminations Television, 2005), 51 mins
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theEYE, Julian Opie
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produced by Illuminations, in theEYE (London, England: Illuminations Television, 2001), 26 mins
“I often feel that trying to make something realistic is the one criteria I can feel fairly sure of. Another one I sometimes use is, would I like to have it in my room? And I occasionally use the idea, if God allowed you to show him one thing to judge you by, would this really be it?” Julian Opie‘s highly di...
produced by Illuminations, in theEYE (London, England: Illuminations Television, 2001), 26 mins
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theEYE, Martin Creed
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produced by Illuminations, in theEYE (London, England: Illuminations Television, 2001), 26 mins
Martin Creed is one of Britain’s most engaging contemporary artists. His self-effacing work reflects an anxiety to communicate in a world already full of too many things. So he frequently tries to produce both something and nothing, and does so in idiosyncratic ways with the modest means from everyday life. In 2...
produced by Illuminations, in theEYE (London, England: Illuminations Television, 2001), 26 mins
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theEYE, Anish Kapoor
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produced by Illuminations, in theEYE (London, England: Illuminations Television, 2002), 29 mins
In October 2002 Anish Kapoor completed his extraordinary sculpture Marsyas for The Unilever Series of commissions in the Turbine Hall at Tate Modern, London. A challenging and overwhelming artwork, Marsyas is a vast red PVC membrane stretched between three massive steel rings. The title refers to a satyr in Greek...
produced by Illuminations, in theEYE (London, England: Illuminations Television, 2002), 29 mins
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theEYE, Dalziel & Scullion
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produced by Illuminations, in theEYE (London, England: Illuminations Television, 2002), 26 mins
Artists Dalziel + Scullion have worked together since 1993, based in the remote north east of Scotland. Using photography, video, sculpture, sound and installation, they have created a collection of work that is recognised for its distinctive vision and sensitivity to its context and the environment. They are well...
produced by Illuminations, in theEYE (London, England: Illuminations Television, 2002), 26 mins
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theEYE, Gilbert & George
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produced by Illuminations, in theEYE (London, England: Illuminations Television, 2002), 26 mins
Gilbert Prousch met George Passmore at St Martin’s School of Art in 1967. Since then they have famously lived and worked together as Gilbert & George, creating an extraordinary body of provocative artworks. They have exhibited themselves as “Living Sculptures”, documented the banality of their daily lives in...
produced by Illuminations, in theEYE (London, England: Illuminations Television, 2002), 26 mins
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theEYE, Sam Taylor-Wood
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produced by Illuminations, in theEYE (London, England: Illuminations Television, 2004), 32 mins
Warning, this item contains graphic content.
Many of Sam Taylor-Wood‘s distinctive photographs and films depict an affluent and fashionable social scene. But her concerns are often isolation and anxiety, conflict and alienation. Her art is alluring and disarming, and also frequently formally inventive. She uses multiple screens, still images combined with...
produced by Illuminations, in theEYE (London, England: Illuminations Television, 2004), 32 mins
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theEYE, Yinka Shonibare
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produced by Illuminations, in theEYE (London, England: Illuminations Television, 2004), 26 mins
Yinka Shonibare is a painter, photographer and installation artist, whose art is influenced by both the cultures of Nigeria, where he grew up, and Britain, where he studied and now lives. He has exhibited widely all over the world, and this film profile includes exhibitions filmed in London, Rotterdam and Stockhol...
produced by Illuminations, in theEYE (London, England: Illuminations Television, 2004), 26 mins
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theEYE, Boyle Family
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produced by Illuminations, in theEYE (London, England: Illuminations Television, 2005), 26 mins
Boyle Family have worked together for more than 30 years producing an art that scrutinises and replicates fragments of reality. Mark Boyle and Joan Hills began making assemblages in the early 1960s. In 1964 they started their life-long project Journey to the Surface of the Earth, recreating randomly-selected parts...
produced by Illuminations, in theEYE (London, England: Illuminations Television, 2005), 26 mins
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theEYE, David Batchelor
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produced by Illuminations, in theEYE (London, England: Illuminations Television, 2006), 27 mins
David Batchelor’s art is about colour. With lightboxes and everyday plastics, eccentric chandeliers and projections, he brings pure, direct colour into galleries and public spaces. His works are immediately delightful, but they are also concerned with what colour means in today’s world and with how we experien...
produced by Illuminations, in theEYE (London, England: Illuminations Television, 2006), 27 mins
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