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Gilbert and George

[British Performance Artists]

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Gilbert Proesch, born 1943 in Italy
George Passmore, born 1942


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Original works by Gilbert and George available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago

Notable SiteGuggenheim Bilbao, Spain

Notable SiteGuggenheim Museum, New York City

Notable SiteGilbert and George at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City  

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art Timetable of Art History  

Notable SiteMuseum of Modern Art, New York City  

Notable SiteNational Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh
2 works online

Bonnefanten Museum, Netherlands
(to switch to English, click "english" at the top of the page)
Ages, 2001

Brooklyn Museum, New York City

Castello di Rivoli Museum of Contemporary Art, Torino, Italy

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Fotomuseum Winterthur, Switzerland

Haus der Kunst, Munich (mostly in German)  
Images from a 2007 exhibition

Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Germany
To see the text in English, click on "English", then "Collection", then on the artist name

Migros Museum, Zurich, Switzerland

Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Texas

Musées de Lorraine, France (in French)  
Naked faith

Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
Winter Pissing

National Museums Liverpool, UK

New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe

North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh
Cabbage Worship, 1982

Philadelphia Museum of Art
(Tip: On the zoom-in page, use the slider bar to magnify the image)

Rijksmuseum Twenthe, Enschede, Netherlands (in Dutch)  

S.M.A.K. (Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst), Ghent, Belgium

Serralves Foundation Museum of Contemporary Art, Porto, Portugal
Click "G" for "Gilbert and George"

Southampton City Art Gallery, England

Tate Gallery, London, UK

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond
The Tree, 1978

Walker Art Center, Minnesota

Wexner Center for the Arts at Ohio State University
They, 1986

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Art Fund for UK Museums
Dangling, 1991

Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive   NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteArtcyclopedia
Masterscan feature: Crusade

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Miscellaneous Sites:
The Sender Collection, New York
A private lending collection of Minimal and Conceptual Art
(Get past the splash page, then click "Artists")

The Turner Prize awarded by the Tate Gallery, London
Gilbert and George were shortlisted for the Turner Prize in 1984, and won it in 1986

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteGrove Dictionary of Art Online (excerpt)  

Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia
Biographical info

Frieze Magazine
Review (from issue 10): Gilbert & George

Frieze Magazine
"Eastern Promise"

Oxford Dictionary of Art (eNotes)  

Tate Magazine
Real Life

The Guardian Newspaper, UK
Essay on A Portrait of the Artists as Young Men, 1972

The Guardian Newspaper, UK
"What a state", 2002 review by Adrian Searle

The Guardian Newspaper, UK
"Gilbert & George at White Cube", brief 2006 review by Adrian Searle

The Guardian Newspaper, UK
"Terrible twosome", 2007 article by Adrian Searle

The London Evening Standard
"Art's rude boys", 2007 article by Brian Sewell

The London Evening Standard
"Dirty deeds from days gone by", 2002 article by Brian Sewell

Tate Channel
Gilbert and George - Film 3 (2007)

Tate Channel
Gilbert and George - Film 4 (2007)

Tate Channel
Gilbert and George - Film 2 (2007)

Tate Channel
Gilbert and George - Film 1 (2007)

Tate Channel
In the Studio: Gilbert & George (2008)

Excerpt from Portrait of the Artists as Young Men

Video Data Bank: Video Art and Video Artists
Click on the videocamera icon to launch video (videos are fairly small)

"Look Inside" and "Search Inside" Books at Amazon
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Gilbert & George: New Testamental Pictures


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