PHYLIDDA BARLOW (born 1944) studied at Chelsea School of Art, London (1960 - 63) and then the Slade School of Fine Art, London (1963 - 66) where she later became a professor. "Dock" is a large installation currently occupying the Duveen Galleries, Tate Britain. Other recent international major exhibitions include Venice Biennale (2013), Carnegie International, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh (2013), Des Moines Art Centre, Des Moines (2013), Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach (2013), New Museum, New York (2012), Ludwig Forum Aachen, Germany (2012), Kunstverein Nurnberg, Germany (2011), BAWAG Contemporary Vienna, Austria (2010), and Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art (2004). She became a Royal Academician in 2011 and lives and works in London.
From Phyllida Barlow for Sarah Kent
Critics perform various tasks from reviewing exhibitions, to writing monographs, delivering lectures, and contributing essays to books and catalogues. In each case, the constraints differ, but favorable comments are generally more welcome than negative ones and in some cases are obligatory.