Gilbert Proesch (born Italy, 1943) and George Passmore (born England, 1942) met as sculpture students at St. Martin’s School of Art, London. They soon began to create art and exhibit together. Using themselves as 'living sculptures', GILBERT & GEORGE explore the psyche and life of modern man. Promoting the idea of ‘art for all’, the provocative style of their work has, in spite of harsh criticism, achieved international popularity. GILBERT & GEORGE have won numerous awards, including the Turner Prize in 1986. They represented Britain at the Venice Biennale in 2005.
To ensure the health and safety of the public, IMMA’s galleries will be closed from the evening of Friday 18 September until Saturday 10 October 2020. The grounds of IMMA and the RHK will remain open. Thank you for your cooperation.