Anthony Cragg

Biography

Picture Anthony Cragg
English artist, one of the most important af Contemporary International art, was born in Liverpool in 1949. He worked as a laboratory technician at the Natural Rubber Producers Research Association (1966-68). Already in 1976 he was appointed professor of Ecole des Beaux arts di Mets and in 1977 he moves to Wuppertal in Germany where hw now lives and works. Among the leading exponents of the new school of British sculpture, has represented Britain at the 43rd Venice Biennale in 1988, when he won the prestigious Turner Prize. His works are in major international museums and major private and public collections. Its development began in 1988 with the series of "Early Forms", where the rotation of forms produces an interesting dynamic between exterior and interior. In 2006 he received the Imperial Prize of the sculpture.

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