Gavin Turk

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Gavin Turk

Opens: 7 Jun 2021

Celebrating the artist with a special selection of originals

Lying Bottle Colourful Water Bottle Watercolour Water Bottle

Today, we'd like to honour Gavin Turk's long standing career presenting a selection of original watercolours on paper.

Inspired by climate change, the works bring to light environmental issues and aspire to raise awareness on the climate crisis.

All artworks come framed by Darbyshire with UV and low-reflective glass and are ready to enjoy on your walls.

Lying Bottle

Gavin Turk

Lying Bottle

  • 2019
  • Watercolour on paper
  • Original
  • Signed, titled and dated by the artist
  • 41cm x 31cm
  • Sold framed

£4,500

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Lying Bottle

In 1991 for his graduation show from the Royal College of Art, Gavin Turk exhibited a blue imitation Heritage plaque. Hung in an otherwise empty room, it commemorated the work done by the artist as a sculptor during his time at the college. The Final Examination Board deemed the work insufficient and refused to award Turk an MA certificate. Ironically, 'Cave', has gone on to become one of the artist's most iconic pieces.

Colourful Water Bottle

Gavin Turk

Colourful Water Bottle

  • 2019
  • Watercolour on paper
  • Original
  • Signed by the artist
  • 51cm x 37cm
  • Sold framed

£4,500

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Colourful Water Bottle

Gavin Turk's work was exhibited in Charles Saatchi’s infamous exhibition ‘Sensation’, alongside Tracey Emin, Damien Hirst, Rachel Whiteread, Yinka Shonibare, Sarah Lucas among the others.

Watercolour Water Bottle

Gavin Turk

Watercolour Water Bottle

  • 2019
  • Watercolour on paper
  • Original
  • Signed by the artist
  • 31cm x 24cm
  • Sold framed

£4,500

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Gavin Turk’s work will be included in a charity art auction at Sotheby’s as part of the Art of the World campaign. Launched in conjunction with the WWF 60th anniversary programme, the campaign aims at raising funds and awareness on the climate crisis. Other artists taking part include Tracey Emin, Jadé Fadojutimi, Anish Kapoor.

"We are what we throw away"

"We are what we throw away"

First emerged on the British art scene in the late 1980s, Gavin Turk's art stood the test of time and he is now regarded as one of the leading contemporary artists today.

Always socially engaged, the artist is active within the Extinction Rebellion movement whose ideas also inspired him to create works that deal with environmental issues.
In 2018, Turk was arrested for participating in the occupation of five bridges in London as part of the Extinction Rebellion protests.

Turk’s work is held in important collections around the world and he has exhibited widely, with more than 50 solo shows as well as dozens of group museum shows worldwide.

©David Leven/The Guardian
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