This Locus+ book is the first comprehensive study of Simon Patterson's work, with illuminating essays by Iwona Blazwick, Director of the Whitechapel Art Gallery, London, and Dr. Bernard Fibicher, Director of Kunsthalle Bern.
Simon Patterson is one of the new generation of contemporary artists in Britain. He studied at Goldsmiths' in London, and took part in the seminal 'Freeze' exhibition in 1988.
In 1992 he made his best known work to date, 'The Great Bear', a reworking of Harry Beck's classic london Underground map. He was nominated for the Turner Prize in 1996.
He has made numerous temporary works and installations and has exhibited in major museums worldwide, including the Museum of Modern Art, New York; Kunsthalle Zurich; Staatsgalerie, Stuttgart; the Hayward Gallery, and Tate Modern, London
Designed by Mark Thomson / IDUK
192 pages Hardback
109 images, 92 in colour
ISBN 1 899 377 166
Simon Patterson, Simon Patterson, 2002