Gavin Turk, Identity & Ownership

9 Feb 12

As a key member of the Young British Artists (YBAs) alongside contemporaries Damien Hirst and Tracey Emin, Gavin Turk is no stranger to controversy. Beginning his career by famously failing his MA at the Royal College of Art, here he talks to us about Alighiero Boetti's influence on his work, which is revealed in his series of new art dominated by tapestry pieces for a major exhibition in London, which will coincide with the Boetti exhibition at Tate Modern. got an exclusive studio visit and talked to Turk about identity, ownership and why his artwork could have been "made by anyone."