This screenprint was created on the occasion of the 2006 large-scale retrospective of Michael Craig Martin's work at IMMA. A light bulb, a mobile telephone, a tin can, and a jar overlap each other within the composition, objects that frequently appear in the artist’s work
Born in Dublin in 1941, Craig-Martin was brought up in the United States and educated at Yale. He returned to Europe in the mid-‘60s, where he became one of the key figures of the first generation of British conceptual artists. As Professor of Fine Art in Goldsmiths College, London, in the 1970s and 80s, Craig-Martin was a key influence on the yBa generation of artists – Tracey Emin, Damien Hirst, Gary Hume, Sarah Lucas and many more. He has shown in numerous solo and group exhibitions both in Britain and internationally. He has produced installations for the Projects exhibition series at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1991, and at the Centre Pompidou in Paris, 1994. In 1993 he returned to Goldsmiths College as Millard Professor of Fine Art and in 1998 he represented Britain at the Bienal de São Paulo in Brazil
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Michael Craig-Martin: Works 1964 - 2006
An illustrated book written by award-winning art critic, historian, broadcaster and curator Richard Cork.
- Size: 34.2 x 36 cm
- Edition of 60
- Signed and numbered by artist