Martin Boyce (born 1967)[1] is a Scottish sculptor inspired by early 20th century modernism.[2][3]

Boyce was born in Hamilton, South Lanarkshire[1] and educated at Holy Cross High School in Hamilton.[4] He studied at the Glasgow School of Art, graduating with a BA in environmental art in 1990, then a MFA in 1997.[5] He lives in Glasgow with his wife and children.[6]

Boyce won the 2011 Turner Prize for his installation Do Words Have Voices, displayed at the Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art in Gateshead.[1] The installation is a recreation of a park in autumn.[3][6]

Books edit

  • Martin Boyce: When Now is Night, Princeton Architectural Press, 2015 (ISBN 978-1616894030)

References edit

  1. ^ a b c Charlotte Higgins (5 December 2011). "Martin Boyce wins Turner prize 2011". The Guardian. Retrieved 3 January 2016.
  2. ^ "I'll always be 'Turner Prize-nominated Martin Boyce'". Creative Times. Archived from the original on 28 June 2012. Retrieved 3 April 2014.
  3. ^ a b Anita Singh. "Turner Prize 2011 won by Scottish sculptor Martin Boyce". The Daily Telegraph. Retrieved 3 April 2014.
  4. ^ "Art of the matter". Scotland on Sunday. 17 November 2002. Retrieved 3 January 2016.
  5. ^ "Martin Boyce: biography". Tanya Bonakdar Gallery. Retrieved 3 January 2016.
  6. ^ a b "Turner Prize winner Martin Boyce shrugs off streaker in a tutu gatecrashing his big night – Mirror Online". Daily Mirror. 5 December 2011. Retrieved 3 April 2014.

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