Douglas Gordon is active/lives in Germany, Scotland. Douglas Gordon is known for video art repetition studies, photography.
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Biography Douglas Gordon
Douglas Gordon is a Scottish artist. He won the Turner Prize* in 1996, and the following year he represented Britain at the Venice Biennale*. He lives and works in Berlin, Germany.
Gordon was born in Glasgow and studied art first there at the Glasgow School of Art* from 1984-1988 and later at the Slade School of Fine Art*, University College London, from 1988-1990.
Much of Gordon's work is seen as being about memory and uses repetition in various forms. He uses material from the public realm and also creates performance-based videos. His work often overturns traditional uses of video by playing with time elements and employing multiple monitors.
In one early work, Meaning and Location (1990), a passage from th
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