Julian Opie
Part of the Series: theEYE

Show More

Related videos

Boyle Family
Part of the Series: theEYE
Boyle Family have worked together for more than 30 years producing an art that scrutinises and replicates fragments of reality. Mark Boyle and Joan Hills began making assemblages in the early 1960s. In 1964 they started their life-long project Journey to the Surface of the Earth, recreating randomly-selected parts of…
Graham Gussin
Part of the Series: theEYE
Graham Gussin creates art in an almost bewildering variety of media: film, sound, installation, events, photography, text, painting and more. The key early work Savannah (1990) features a wooden plaque and a wall light, while the production of the ambitious film projection Remote Viewer (2002) involved a trip to Iceland…
Hamish Fulton
Part of the Series: theEYE
Hamish Fulton describes himself as a "walking artist". For more than thirty years he has undertaken demanding walks in many parts of the world, and drawn on his experiences to create distinctive artworks using text, graphics and photographs. He aims to "leave no trace" in the landscape, and he acknowledges…
Ian Hamilton Finlay
Part of the Series: theEYE
From previously barren moorland in the Pentland Hills near Edinburgh, Ian Hamilton Finlay has created a unique garden as an encompassing work of art. Little Sparta is a magical combination of culture and horticulture, poetry and planting, philosophy and myth. Ian Hamilton Finlay began his work at Little Sparta in…
Joe Tilson
Part of the Series: theEYE
Since the 1960s, when he was associated with British Pop Art, Joe Tilson has enjoyed international acclaim for the individuality and originality of his paintings, constructions, prints and multiples. All of his playful, engaging work is informed with ideas from literature, philosophy, ethnography and alchemy. Tilson's early work focussed on…
Langlands & Bell
Part of the Series: theEYE
Ben Langlands and Nikki Bell, who were nominated for the Turner Prize in 2004, have worked together since 1978. Their precise, formally beautiful art explores the networks of today's global society within a rigorous conceptual and aesthetic framework. They employ a wide range of media, including models displayed as sculpture,…
Michael Craig-Martin
Part of the Series: theEYE
In 1973 Michael Craig-Martin exhibited a glass of water on a shelf, together with a printed text, and called the work An Oak Tree. As the text explained, the artist had changed the glass of water into an oak tree. More than thirty years later, Craig-Martin creates - along with…
Michael Landy
Part of the Series: theEYE
Michael Landy acknowledges that he will probably always be known as "that bloke who destroyed all his belongings". In his 2001 artwork Break Down he publicly and systematically shredded, dismantled and demolished everything that he owned. "I'm always trying to get rid of myself," he says, "so that I can…
Stuart Brisley
Part of the Series: theEYE
Stuart Brisley is perhaps best-known for his disturbing physical performances which pushed his body to extremes. But his work as an artist over four decades has embraced sculpture and installation, films and fictions, large-scale participatory projects and, most recently, the Web. Illustrated with archive footage and photographs, this profile of…
Yinka Shonibare
Part of the Series: theEYE
Yinka Shonibare is a painter, photographer and installation artist, whose art is influenced by both the cultures of Nigeria, where he grew up, and Britain, where he studied and now lives. He has exhibited widely all over the world, and this film profile includes exhibitions filmed in London, Rotterdam and…
David Batchelor
Part of the Series: theEYE
David Batchelor's art is about colour. With lightboxes and everyday plastics, eccentric chandeliers and projections, he brings pure, direct colour into galleries and public spaces. His works are immediately delightful, but they are also concerned with what colour means in today's world and with how we experience it. David Batchelor's…
Vong Phaophanit
Part of the Series: theEYE
Vong Phaophanit showed his strikingly seductive Neon Rice Field when he was nominated for the Turner Prize in 1993. Like much of his rich and complex work since then, this installation exhibits a strong interest in language and light, in the painterly qualities of ephemeral materials and in ideas of…