David Shrigley

David Shrigley

Biography

David Shrigley was born in Macclesfield in 1968 and studied at Glasgow School of Art. He has worked as a sculptor, photographer and 'environment artist' and, most famously, as a cartoonist and illustrator. He has been nominated for the Turner Prize 2013. His work has been exhibited at the Tate Modern in London, at the MoMA in New York, and in Paris, Berlin, Melbourne and beyond. He has published over twenty books, and has animated a music video for Blur and produced another for Bonny Prince Billy. His work has also been profiled in a documentary for Channel 4. He lives and works in Glasgow.

  • David Shrigley Trafalgar Square plinth

    Thumbs Up!

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    David Shrigley's ­exaggerated thumb will be shown on the plinth in London in 2016

  • David Shrigley's Channel

    David Shrigley - in pictures

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    The Guardian Online showcases images from How Are You Feeling?

  • How Are You Feeling?

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    The artist discusses his exhibition at Cornerhouse.

  • Cornerhouse preview

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    A small taster of the Shrigley exhibition, courtesy of Cornerhouse on Flickr.

  • David Shrigley's website

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    Keep up with David's exhibitions and books on his website.

  • David Shrigley Hidden Artwork Competition!

    Artwork Competition

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    Check out our new competition on Facebook!

  • What The Hell Are You Doing?

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    Animation for David Shrigley's essential book.

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  • David Shrigley's Channell

    Observer Interview

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    'More than anything else, I need to laugh at things'

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