Martin Boyce

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Martin Boyce (born 1967)[1] is a Scottish sculptor inspired by early 20th century modernism.[2][3] He is represented by the Tanya Bonakdar Gallery in New York City and by The Modern Institute, Osborne Street in Glasgow.[4]

Boyce was born in Hamilton, South Lanarkshire[1] and educated at Holy Cross High School in Hamilton.[5] He studied at the Glasgow School of Art, graduating with a BA in environmental art in 1990, then a MFA in 1997.[6] He lives in Glasgow with his wife and children.[7]

Boyce won the 2011 Turner Prize for his installation Do Words Have Voices, displayed at the Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art in Gateshead.[1] The installation is a recreation of a park in autumn.[3][7]



  1. ^ a b c Charlotte Higgins, chief arts writer (5 December 2011). "Martin Boyce wins Turner prize 2011". The Guardian. Retrieved 3 January 2016. 
  2. ^ Post your content onto the Creative Times website. ""I'll always be 'Turner Prize-nominated Martin Boyce'."". Creative Times. Retrieved 2014-04-03. 
  3. ^ a b Turner Prize. "Turner Prize 2011 won by Scottish sculptor Martin Boyce". Telegraph. Retrieved 2014-04-03. 
  4. ^ "Artists: Martin Boyce". The Modern Institute. Retrieved 3 January 2016. 
  5. ^ "Art of the matter". Scotland on Sunday. 17 November 2002. Retrieved 3 January 2016. 
  6. ^ "Martin Boyce: biography". Tanya Bonakdar Gallery. Retrieved 3 January 2016. 
  7. ^ a b Dec 05, 2011 20:45 (2011-12-05). "Turner Prize winner Martin Boyce shrugs off streaker in a tutu gatecrashing his big night - Mirror Online". Retrieved 2014-04-03. 

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