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Michael Craig-Martin

Michael Craig-Martin

Conceptual Artist

Michael Craig-Martin was born in Dublin in 1941. He studied Fine Art at the Yale University School of Art and came to Britain on completion of his studies in 1966. He has lived and worked here ever since.

His first solo exhibition was at the Rowan Gallery, London in 1969. He is well known for his vividly coloured paintings, prints, and installations of images of ordinary objects. He has made numerous exhibitions and installations in galleries and museums across the world, and his work is included in many museum collections, including the Tate Gallery, the British Museum, Centre Pompidou, the Reina Sofia and MoMA .

He was Trustee of the Tate from 1989-99 and of  the Art Fund from 2005-15. He was awarded a CBE in 2000, elected an RA in 2006, and named in the 2016 Queen’s Birthday Honours List to receive a knighthood.

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    Lord Rothschild, OM GBE

    Chairman of RIT Capital Partners plc, Chairman of the Rothschild Foundation

  • Hannah Rothschild

    Hannah Rothschild

    Chair, Illuminated River Foundation

  • Malcolm Reading

    Malcolm Reading

    Architect and Competition Director (Professional Chair)

  • Professor Ricky Burdett

    Professor Ricky Burdett

    Professor of Urban Studies and director of LSE Cities and the Urban Age Programme

  • Michael Craig-Martin

    Michael Craig-Martin

    Conceptual Artist

  • Lucy Musgrave

    Lucy Musgrave

    Director, Publica

  • Dame Julia Peyton-Jones DBE

    Dame Julia Peyton-Jones DBE

    Director, Serpentine Galleries, 1991–2016

  • Ralph Rugoff

    Ralph Rugoff

    Director, Hayward Gallery

  • Justine Simons OBE

    Justine Simons OBE

    Deputy Mayor for Culture and Creative Industries

  • James Turrell

    James Turrell

    Space and Light Artist (Honorary Jury Member)