Me as Dürer framed c-type print 152.4 x 114.5 cm 2018. She starts out by drawing watercolours of herself, tentatively, gently playing with her own image. framed watercolour on paper A quick phone call from gallerist Maureen Paley to Wearing answered my query. Courtesy of the artist and Maureen Paley. Signs, also known as Signs that Say What You Want Them to Say and Not Signs that Say What Someone Else Wants You to Say, was done between 1992 and 1993.To create it, Gillian confronted a number of strangers and individuals and asked them to write their opinions and thoughts on blank cards/signs before photographing the … 2020, Lockdown Portrait 3 You might also like. fabric mask, wax sculpture, steel rod and wooden plinth Gillian Wearing – Self-Portrait at 17 Years Old, 2003 Signs. Jul 15, 2014 - Explore Scott Chainey's board "Gillian Wearing" on Pinterest. It announces a courageous journey through what looks like a private hell. )_ C-print 49 ½ x 31 7/8in. GILLIAN JONES — … 22 x 5 1/2 x 3 7/8 inches A face that greets you as you enter Wearing’s exhibition Lockdown. Gillian Wearing CBE, RA (born 10 December 1963) is an English conceptual artist, one of the Young British Artists, and winner of the 1997 Turner Prize.In 2007 Wearing was elected as lifetime member of the Royal Academy of Arts in London. Some of these paintings were done with a mirror but others were set up as photographs, then painted – another layer of self-alienation. And the first reaction has to be: she hid this talent well. (125.7 x 81cm.) currently 162 minutes and 40 seconds Gillian Wearing will exhibit new works created during the Covid-19 pandemic at Maureen Paley from 16 September - 25 October 2020. maureenpaley.com. It’s like any masked face you come across in train stations or at the supermarket, but the eyes are empty holes, and under the face covering is a second mask, realistic and made of smooth latex. It’s true Wearing has skill. The bracket style race featured a few qualifying racers at a time, for three lap heats. colour video with sound Gillian Wearing, Untitled (lockdown portrait) (2020). 31 x 23 cm Like any truly honest and brave self-portrait painter, Wearing sees someone else every time she looks in the mirror or takes a selfie. The mask has fascinated and preoccupied Gillian Wearing in her artistic practice and takes on an even greater significance in her sculpture Mask Masked, 2020, especially now when the proliferation of masks has reshaped our collective identity, day-to-day appearance and reality. Linder 45 - SUPERAUTOMATISM V More details. 1963) _Signs that say what you want them to say and not Signs that say what someone else wants you to say (Everything is connected in life the point is to know it and to understand it. “The shows must go on – what not to miss during Frieze week this year.” Apollo Magazine (October 8, 2020) [ill.] [online] Jones, Jonathan. Gillian Wearing: Lockdown is at Maureen Paley, London, until 25 October. Painting her self-portrait is Wearing’s lockdown project. Linder 47 - SUPERAUTOMATISM III 30.3 x 22.8 cm Wearing isn’t the first Young British Artist of the 1990s to come out as a painter in middle age. Gillian Wearing is a contemporary British artist whose conceptually driven photographs and videos investigate power dynamics and voyeurism in everyday life. The show starts with a poetically bleak homage to the early 20th-century painter Gwen John in which Wearing sits brooding wretchedly in a long red dress. Fabric mask, wax sculpture, steel rod and wooden plinth, 56 x 14 x 10 cm, plinth: 92 x 38 x 28 cm © Gillian Wearing, courtesy Maureen Paley, London / Hove View Gillian Wearing’s 115 artworks on artnet. Me as O'Keefe framed bromide print 152.4 x 114.5 cm 2018. In December 2020, ... showing several cast members wearing masks while working on the production. She looks like she could do with a break from thinking about it. 2020 marks a crucial moment for society as we face crises on multiple fronts—an environmental state of emergency, political turmoil, moral decay in leadership, and a rise in migration, displacement and the number of refugees across the globe. It is like all the masked faces you pass at stations or in the supermarket, but the eyes are empty holes, and underneath the face covering is a second mask, lifelike and made of smooth latex. Instead, images of a recognisable, public face – Gillian Wearing CBE – alternate throughout with brutally collapsed, private-seeming revelations. “Gillian Wearing: Lockdown,” Maureen Paley, London, UK, September 16 – November 1, 2020 2019 “Gillian Wearing: Rock ‘n’ Roll 70,” Moody Center for the Arts, … The Turner prize winner is famous for videos and photographs. A Masked face over mouth and nose greets you as you enter Gillian Wearing’s Lockdown exhibit. Gillian Wearing Mask Masked, 2020 Fabric mask, wax sculpture, steel rod and wooden plinth 56 x 14 x 10 cm Maureen Paley Gillian Wearing Untitled (lockdown portrait) , 2020 Oil on board GILLIAN WEARING (B. To see her entire family there responsibly wearing masks and celebrating her was a gift to behold. Tom Cornelius. Address. Conceived over the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, the exhibition focuses mainly on works made during the lockdown. The exhibition is open by appointment. A black bandana covers their mouth, obscuring the lower half of their face. 36 1/4 x 15 x 11 inches Gillian Wearing CBE, RA (born 10 December 1963) is an English conceptual artist, one of the Young British Artists, and winner of the 1997 Turner Prize.In 2007 Wearing was elected as lifetime member of the Royal Academy of Arts in London. 31 x 23 cm 40.5 x 30.5 cm 2020, Untitled (lockdown portrait) Gillian Wearing continues her exploration of identity, fiction, reality and the mask presenting a series of new works on paper, board, sculpture and film. It is not easy to depict the truth without turning it into stories. She won the Turner Prize in 1997 and was awarded a CBE in 2019 for her contribution to the arts. Apparently oblivious to the curious bystanders, Wearing dances alone in the middle of a shopping mall in her everyday clothes to a memorised 25 minute soundtrack that include s I Will Survive and Staying Alive . 2020, Lockdown Portrait 1 Wearing looks at herself from the outside, as an object. But in the quiet and loneliness of lockdown earlier this year, Wearing set out to peel off all the layers and see herself inside herself, a woman without a mask. Framed: 50 x 38 x 4 cm This work was on display in the Summer Exhibition 2020 in the Large Weston Room. A face wearing a mask over mouth and nose greets you as you enter Gillian Wearing’s exhibition Lockdown. In one picture, she is crumpled beside what may be a hospital bed. “The shows must go on – what not to miss during Frieze week this year.” Apollo Magazine (October 8, 2020) [ill.] [online] Jones, Jonathan. Framed: 50 x 38 x 4 cm This work was on display in the Summer Exhibition 2020 in the Large Weston Room. The mask has fascinated and preoccupied Gillian Wearing in her artistic practice and takes on an even greater significance in her sculpture Mask Masked, 2020, especially now when the proliferation of masks has reshaped our collective identity, day-to-day appearance and reality. oil on board From Maureen Paley, Gillian Wearing, Me as Mona Lisa (2020), Framed c-type print, 63.3 × 50.6 × 3.7 cm This is not a proud self-portrait but a philosophical questioning of who she is. This surreal sculpture is the only new work in this show that looks like a “Wearing”. You might also like. Gillian Wearing, All I Ever Wanted Was Love, 1992/93, 23.5 x 16.5 inches [Photograph of a youthful figure with short brown hair wearing blue jeans and a dark shirt with a green jacket tossed over their left shoulder. 2020, Lockdown Portrait 4 Executed in 1992-1993, this work is number two from an edition of ten plus one artist's proof Artists to watch in 2021: Sofia Mitsola But where some have stumbled unconvincingly into oils, hamfistedly doodling in a shed on their estate, she has a technical competence to shut up the most fastidious connoisseur. ... 2020. by Gillian Jones, Bennington Banner. The results are bolder, more acute. )_ C-print 49 ½ x 31 7/8in. oil on board Linder 46 - SUPERAUTOMATISM IV More details. Gillian Wearing, Lockdown Portrait, 2020, watercolour on paper, 39.5 x 31.5 cm. But she pushes towards a truth as ugly and beautiful as any painted by Lucian Freud: the unvarnished rawness of the human. It is a lot harder to remove the mask that is your face. Her statue of the suffragist Millicent Fawcett stands in London's Parliament Square. She is a director and actress, known for 2 Into 1 (1997), 60 Seconds of Solitude in Year Zero (2011) and Love Is the Devil: Study for a Portrait of Francis Bacon (1998). Gillian Wearing RA 57 - LOCKDOWN PORTRAIT. framed watercolour on paper 2020. Another big part of my job is shooting sports. Artwork details Painting | Watercolour. Gillian Wearing RA 57 - LOCKDOWN PORTRAIT. She has always had compassion for the fragility of us, the man in a suit holding a sign that says “I’m Desperate”. The outer mask is easy to remove: you take it off and feel like yourself again. A Masked face over mouth and nose greets you as you enter Gillian Wearing’s Lockdown exhibit. Turner Prize-winning artist Gillian Wearing is best known for her photographic and video works exploring the projection and protection of individual identity both in herself and others. The exhibition is not a progress, after all. This breaks the rules – and technical requirements – of a conventional self-portrait. 2020, Lockdown Portrait 2 Instead, images of a recognisable, public face – Gillian Wearing CBE – alternate throughout with brutally collapsed, private-seeming revelations. Her emotion-battered face looks like that of someone walking in silent agony across Albert Square. A highly ranked UK artist, Gillian Wearing is about to present new series of works made during the lock down at Maureen Paley in London. Jonathan Jones, Gillian Wearing's lockdown self-portraits peel back the mask and show the truth, The Guardian. Executed in 1992-1993, this work is number two from an edition of ten plus one artist's proof In Lockdown Portrait 2, she rests her head on pillows and looks hollowed out, as if exhausted by crying – but the lovely design on her dress, a field of little brown circles, distracts from the emotional intensity. 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