Critical Writing Index

Signs of the Times

by Ian MacMillan

Modern Painters, Fall 1997, v. 10, no. 3, pp. 52-55

This article discusses the progression of 1998 Turner Prize nominee, Gillian Wearing's work. Wearing focuses her lens on a cross section of society. Average people are placed in situations orchestrated by the artist.

ITEM 1997.022 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited

Signs That Say What You Want Them To Say And Not Signs That Say What Someone Else Wants You To SayGillian Wearing

Take Your Top OffGillian Wearing

The GardenGillian Wearing

Dancing in PeckhamGillian Wearing

Fete Worse Than DeathGillian Wearing

Slight RepriseGillian Wearing

The Unholy ThreeGillian Wearing

60 Minute SilenceGillian Wearing

I'd Like To Teach the World to SingGillian Wearing

10:16Gillian Wearing

Good Boy Bad BoyBruce Nauman