Gillian Wearing is active/lives in England. Gillian Wearing is known for conceptual art, social commentary.
Biography Gillian Wearing
Gillian Wearing OBE RA is an English conceptual artist*, one of the YBAs, and winner of the annual British fine arts award, The Turner Prize*, in 1997. On 11 December 2007, Wearing was elected as lifetime member of the Royal Academy of Arts* in London.
Gillian Wearing was born in Birmingham. She attended Dartmouth High School in Great Barr, Birmingham. She moved to Chelsea, London to study art at the Australian centre for contemporary art.
In 2000, Wearing made a film, Drunk (2000), which shows four drunk men staggering around a studio. In Wearing's Broad Street (2001), she documents the behavior of typical teenagers, in British society, who go out at night and drink large amounts of alcohol. Wearing shows teenag
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