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Gilbert & George | Artistas | Guggenheim Bilbao Museoa
1967

George Passmore and Gilbert Proesch meet at Saint Martin’s School of Art in London, which they both entered interested in some professors, such as Anthony Caro and Philip King. George has previously studied at the Dartington Hall Adult Education Centre, Dartington College of Arts, and Oxford School of Art.

Gilbert has studied at the Kunstschule Wolkenstein, Germany; Kunstschule Hallein, Austria; and Akademie der Bildenden Künste, Munich

1968

Present the exhibitions Christmas Show, at Robert Fraser Gallery in London, and Three Works/Three Works, at Frank’s Sandwich Bar in London.Move to a house in Spitalfields, a working-class neighborhood in London. They call the house “Art for All” and declare themselves “living sculptures.”

1969

Stage the performance Reading from a Stick at the Geffrye Museum in London. Excluded from the Conceptual art exhibition When Attitude Becomes Format the Institute of Contemporary Arts in London, but stage one of their “living sculptures” during the opening.

The Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam presents an exhibition of their work.

1970

Konrad Fischer Galerie in Düsseldorf shows their work.

1971

Create their first photo-pieces.

Exhibit the series The Paintings at the Whitechapel Art Gallery in London and the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam.

1972

Take part in Documenta 5 in Kassel, Germany.

The Paintings are exhibited at the Koninklijk Museum voor Schone Kunsten in Antwerp. Exhibit at Anthony d’Offay Gallery in London.

1974

Begin to feature the color red in their photo-pieces, first using it in the Cherry Blossom series. In the early 1980s, they will begin to include other colors, such as green and yellow.

Begin to feature the color red in their photo-pieces, first using it in the Cherry Blossom series. In the early 1980s, they will begin to include other colors, such as green and yellow.

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