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What Is Gilbert & George

By Michael Bracewell.

Gilbert & George met at St Martin’s School of Art in September 1967. Fifty years later, Michael Bracewell has worked with them on this beautifully designed primer, posing the question What Is Gilbert & George? Over the course of 37 short chapters, Bracewell—who has written extensively about Gilbert & George over many years—has created an accessible handbook to their work.

Accompanied by illustrations selected by the artists, the book provides candid insights into their working practice, East London, sex, Victorian art, nationalism and maleness, among many other subjects. We may never find the answer to the question What Is Gilbert & George?, but this book, marking their halfcentury partnership, brings us closer than ever before.

Gilbert was born in Italy in 1943; George was born in the UK in 1942; both live and work in London. They have had extensive solo exhibitions, including at the Whitechapel Gallery (1971–72), Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam (1995–96), Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris (1997), Serpentine Gallery, London (2002), Kunsthaus Bregenz (2002), Tate Modern, London, Haus der Kunst, Munich (both 2007), Brooklyn Museum of Art, New York, and Philadelphia Museum of Art (both 2008). Novelist and cultural commentator Michael Bracewell (born 1958) first saw the art of Gilbert & George in 1977. He met the artists 20 years later, and has since written extensively about their art and interviewed them many times. His recent publications have included essays on the art of Bridget Riley and Richard Hamilton, as well as the books When Surface Was Depth and Roxy Music.


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What Is Gilbert & George

WHAT IS GILBERT & GEORGE

By Michael Bracewell.

HENI PUBLISHING

ISBN: 9781912122028 | US $15.00

Pub Date: 11/21/2017
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Gilbert & George: The General Jungle or Carrying on Sculpting

GILBERT & GEORGE: THE GENERAL JUNGLE OR CARRYING ON SCULPTING

Introduction by Michael Bracewell. Poetry by Kostas Anagnopoulos.

LéVY GORVY

ISBN: 9781944379179 | US $60.00

Pub Date: 2/27/2018
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The Thoughts of Gilbert & George

THE THOUGHTS OF GILBERT & GEORGE

Introduction by David Platzker.

THE MUSEUM OF MODERN ART/MOMA PS1 RECORDS

ISBN: 9781633450103 | US $50.00

Pub Date: 9/27/2016
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Gilbert & George: Side by Side

GILBERT & GEORGE: SIDE BY SIDE

WALTHER KöNIG, KöLN

ISBN: 9783863352684 | US $95.00

Pub Date: 9/30/2013
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Gilbert & George: Art Titles

GILBERT & GEORGE: ART TITLES

Edited by Hans Ulrich Obrist, Inigo Philbrick.

WALTHER KöNIG, KöLN

ISBN: 9783865608802 | US $19.95

Pub Date: 6/30/2011
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Gilbert & George: Jack Freak Pictures

GILBERT & GEORGE: JACK FREAK PICTURES

Text by Michael Bracewell.

HATJE CANTZ

ISBN: 9783775725057 | US $45.00

Pub Date: 1/31/2010
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Hans Ulrich Obrist & Gilbert & George: The Conversation Series

HANS ULRICH OBRIST & GILBERT & GEORGE: THE CONVERSATION SERIES

WALTHER KöNIG, KöLN

ISBN: 9783865602176 | US $25.00

Pub Date: 3/1/2008
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Gilbert & George: New Testamental Pictures

GILBERT & GEORGE: NEW TESTAMENTAL PICTURES

Artwork by Gilbert & George.

GALERIE THADDAEUS ROPAC

ISBN: 9782910055035 | US $20.00

Pub Date: 4/2/1999
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Gilbert & George

GILBERT & GEORGE

CHARTA

ISBN: 9788881582075 | US $24.95

Pub Date: 1/2/1999
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Gilbert & George: Oh The Grand Old Duke Of York

GILBERT & GEORGE: OH THE GRAND OLD DUKE OF YORK

OKTAGON

ISBN: 9783896110077 | US $29.95

Pub Date: 5/2/1997
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Gilbert & George: Lost Day

GILBERT & GEORGE: LOST DAY

OKTAGON

ISBN: 9783896110091 | US $29.95

Pub Date: 5/2/1997
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Gilbert & George

GILBERT & GEORGE

CHARTA

ISBN: 9788881580866 | US $45.00

Pub Date: 12/2/1996
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Gilbert & George: Monarchy As Democracy

GILBERT & GEORGE: MONARCHY AS DEMOCRACY

ANTHONY D'OFFAY

ISBN: 9780947564377 | US $17.50

Pub Date: 6/2/1991
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