Simon Starling is active/lives in England. Simon Starling is known for conceptual art, photography, marine themes.
Biography Simon Starling
Simon Starling is an English conceptual* artist who won the Turner Prize* in 2005. He was born in 1967 in Epsom, Surrey. He studied photography and art at Maidstone College of Art from 1986 to 1987, then at Trent Polytechnic Nottingham from 1987 to 1990, and then attended Glasgow School of Art* from 1990 to 1992. From 1993 to 1996, he was a committee member of Transmission Gallery, Glasgow.
Starling was the first recipient of the Blinky Palermo Grant in 1999. In 2005, he won the Turner Prize with the work, Shedboatshed that involved taking a wooden shed, turning it into a boat, sailing it down the Rhine and turning it back into a shed. Starling was short-listed for the Guggenheim's Hugo Boss Prize for contemporary art in 2004
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