Gilbert & George

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Incoherent, creepy and deceptively gorgeous: six leading British artists making art with AI
Artificial intelligence is creating increasingly sophisticated images. But what does it mean for the artworld? Gilbert and George, Gillian Wearing, Mat Collishaw, Elizabeth Price, Polly Morgan and Lindsey Mendick found out

Jonathan Jones

01, Dec, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Gilbert & George: ‘We’re art’s outsiders. We never wanted to eat lasagne at other people’s houses’
The artists, who never keep food at home, walk through the East End with Observer Food Monthly before lunch at their regular cafe

Tim Adams

17, Oct, 2021 @11:00 AM

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Run from the flaming van of the apocalypse! Folkestone Triennial review
With its line-dancers, good behaviour zones and abstract skatepark, the Kent extravaganza is big on fun. So thank goodness for the incendiary installations hammering us with home truths

Jonathan Jones

20, Jul, 2021 @4:39 PM

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Gilbert and George on their epic Covid artworks: 'This is an enormously sad time'
The artists have responded to the pandemic with comic, haunting works showing themselves being buffeted around a chaotic London. They talk about lines of coffins, illegal raves and ‘shameful’ statue-toppling

Jonathan Jones

01, Mar, 2021 @6:00 AM

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A dance with Rothko plus Gilbert and George explore Covid chaos – the week in art
Mark Rothko’s chapel turns 50, the British Museum examines the male and female lives of the Chevalier d’Éon and Britain’s favourite odd-couple artists capture the new normal

Jonathan Jones

26, Feb, 2021 @2:00 PM

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Shocking news from the 70s and a chilling message from the far north – the week in art
Gilbert & George’s images of a divided Britain reveal an enduring immediacy, while the British Museum takes an immersive tour of the Arctic

Jonathan Jones

16, Oct, 2020 @1:19 PM

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Gilbert and George quit Royal Academy over dashed hopes for major exhibition
The artists stood down as academicians after the gallery said it would not be hosting the show they had planned

Vanessa Thorpe

12, Jul, 2020 @8:05 AM

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Lockdown with Gilbert and George: they've lost the world, but the walk goes on
For decades the suited pair have spent their days strolling around London. Now due to coronavirus they’ve stoically adapted their routine, as shown in a strangely moving video diary

Jonathan Jones

12, May, 2020 @3:36 PM

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'Don't catch it!': Gilbert & George make free coronavirus artwork
The duo are the latest artists to produce downloadable posters for your living room window

Tim Jonze

22, Apr, 2020 @12:32 PM

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Gilbert & George put art on plates to help feed the homeless
Artists say they have ‘an extraordinary following’ among the disenfranchised

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

18, Dec, 2019 @12:52 PM

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Wish you were here? Postcards from the art world
Former auctioneer Jeremy Cooper, annoyed by high prices, turned to a smaller-scale field. Now his collection – from Yoko Ono to Gilbert & George – is a book and exhibition

Kathryn Bromwich

26, Jan, 2019 @11:00 PM

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Alexandra Palace’s ‘hidden’ theatre to reopen after £18.8m restoration
Performers to grace the Victorian stage in London after a gap of 80 years, once lottery-funded revamp finishes this summer

Mark Brown Arts correspondent

26, Apr, 2018 @7:17 AM

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