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Dexter Dalwood (born 1960, Bristol, England) is an artist based in London, England.

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BiographyEdit

Dalwood attended Humphry Davy School in his early life. then from 1981 he attended Saint Martin's School of Art in London;[1] he received his BA in 1985. He studied for his MA at the Royal College of Art, London, from 1988-1990. In 2012 he was appointed Professor of Art & Design at Bath Spa University.[2]

He has shown work internationally in many important exhibitions including the 2002 Sydney Biennial, “Hollywood is a Verb” at Gagosian Gallery in New York, the 19th John Moore’s Painting Prize at the Walker Art Gallery in Liverpool, “Die Young Stay Pretty” at the ICA London, “Remix” at Tate Liverpool , “New Neurotic Realism” at the Saatchi Gallery in London and Fighting History 2015 Tate Britain

Before becoming an artist he was a member of the punk rock band The Cortinas.

From 23 January to 3 May 2010, his works were exhibited at the Tate St Ives, Cornwall[3] In May 2010, he was short-listed for the prestigious, if controversial Turner Prize.[4]

BibliographyEdit

Dave Hickey, Dexter Dalwood: New paintings, Gagosian Gallery, 2002. ISBN 1-880154-66-8.

Michael Bracewell & Terry R Myers, Dexter Dalwood jrpringier, 2010 ISBN 978-3-03764-126-2

Michael Archer, Felicity Lunn, Dexter Dalwood Verlag 2013 ISBN 978-3-86984-426-8

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