Skip Gallery presents Gavin Turk 

Gavin Turk YBA

Our SKIP GALLERY was delighted to collaborate with renowned YBA artist Gavin Turk. From the lofty heights of Newport Street Gallery to a lowly skip, Turk chose to create a tongue-in-cheek piece that had viewers hungry for more.

Turk’s piece, Transubstantiation provided viewers with a comical expression of the Skip Gallery ethos, a humorous commentary on consumerism that launched in Hoxton Square on Thursday 16th November 2017. Known for his subversive sculptural works that question artistic identity and authorship, Turk brings his classic style to the pop up gallery, questioning the very nature of a skip as a place to dispose of rubbish, and our relationship to what we choose to throw away.

Catherine Borowski, Produce UK MD and Founder said, “Skip Gallery’s latest installation with YBA artist Gavin Turk is an exciting collaboration that takes an ironic look at the old adage that ‘modern art is a load of rubbish’. Turk’s piece is a reminder of the mundane everyday taken to its limit by its placement in the context of a gallery space.”

For this installation, Skip Gallery returned to its inaugural space in the car parking space opposite 19 Hoxton Square, London N1 6PB, a site that is fitting for Turk’s collaboration, who exhibited The Golden Thread (a series of casts of black refuse bags) in the now closed down White Cube Hoxton Square over a decade ago.

Skip Gallery presents Gavin Turk

Location: In the parking space opposite 19 Hoxton Square, N1 6PB

Private View: Thursday 16th November 6-8pm 2017

Show dates:

Thursday 16th Nov PRIVATE VIEW 6-8pm
Friday 17th November 12-8pm
Saturday 18th November 11-6pm
Sunday 19th November 11-5pm

Thurs 23rd November 12-8pm
Fri 24th November 12-8pm
Saturday 25th November 11-6pm
Sunday 26th November 11-5pm

Twitter: @SkipGallery

Instagram: @skipgallery


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