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Meaning of "Gilbert and George" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF GILBERT AND GEORGE

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF GILBERT AND GEORGE

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Gilbert and George is a noun.
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WHAT DOES GILBERT AND GEORGE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Gilbert & George

Gilbert Prousch, sometimes referred to as Gilbert Proesch, and George Passmore are two artists who work together as a collaborative duo called Gilbert & George. They are known for their distinctive and highly formal appearance and manner and also for their brightly coloured graphic-style photo-based artworks.

Definition of Gilbert and George in the English dictionary

The definition of Gilbert and George in the dictionary is a team of artists, Gilbert Proesch, Italian, born 1942, and George Passmore, British, born 1943: noted esp for their photomontages and performance works.

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Synonyms and antonyms of Gilbert and George in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «Gilbert and George» into 25 languages

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Translator English - Chinese

吉尔伯特和乔治
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Gilbert y George
570 millions of speakers

English

Gilbert and George
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

गिल्बर्ट और जॉर्ज
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

جيلبرت وجورج
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Гилберт и Джордж
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Gilbert e George
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

গিলবার্ট এবং জর্জ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Gilbert et George
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Gilbert dan George
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Gilbert und George
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ギルバートとジョージ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

길버트와 조지
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Gilbert lan George
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

Gilbert và George
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கில்பர்ட் மற்றும் ஜார்ஜ்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

गिल्बर्ट आणि जॉर्ज
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Gilbert ve George
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Gilbert e George
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Gilbert i George
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Гілберт і Джордж
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Gilbert și George
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

Gilbert και George
15 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Afrikaans

Gilbert en George
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

Gilbert och George
10 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Norwegian

Gilbert og George
5 millions of speakers

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GILBERT AND GEORGE»

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Gilbert and George
The book reproduces previously unpublished installations, drawings, and ephemera and includes original critical essays, an illustrated chronology and a bibliography designed by the artists.
Marco Livingstone, Michael Bracewell, Jan Debbaut, 2007
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Introducing Gilbert and George
Gilbert & George's is a democratic art: they want to make art for everyone and not just an elitist art world. This entertaining book is the perfect introduction to their work.
Robert Rosenblum, Gilbert, Gilbert & George, 2004
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Work Ethic
More than any other contemporary artists, Gilbert and George took up this Duchampian way of both living and making work. They did so, however, by transforming it into a paradox: by declaring their lives to be art, they bestowed a value upon ...
Helen Anne Molesworth, M. Darsie Alexander, Julia Bryan-Wilson, 2003
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Performance Art in China
4.101 Ma Liuming recalls how he, along with East Village artists, felt "frustrated when they could not get a response from Gilbert and George on their works: perhaps they did not appreciate it, or were unable to understand its artistic context.
Thomas J. Berghuis, 2006
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Gilbert & George: intimate conversations with François Jonquet
In this extraordinarily revealing book, two of the world's most controversial contemporary artists, who have dubbed themselves living sculptures', explain and defend their views and actions.
François Jonquet, Gilbert & George, 2004
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Gay Histories and Cultures: An Encyclopedia
Writing. New York: Oxford University Press, l995. Painter. George D. Andre Gide: A Critical Biography. New York: Atheneum, l968. See also France; French Literature; Proust, Marcel Gilbert and George The British artistic duo of Gilbert Proesch ...
George E. Haggerty, 2000
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ThirdWay
Gilbert and George seem to stand in a position of complacent, knowing superiority, made the more immediate by their po-faced self-portraits in each of their works There are 13 large images, each made up of between 20 and 48 of the artists' ...
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The Sexual Perspective: Homosexuality and Art in the Last ...
The placing together of different photographic imagery and the power artists have to address and comment directly on contemporary rather than historical themes has been the basis of the work of Gilbert and George. Gilbert (born in Austria in ...
Emmanuel Cooper, 2005
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A Dictionary of the Avant-Gardes
GIBSON —- GILBERT AND GEORGE GILBERT and GEORGE (G. Proesch, 17 September 1943; and G. Passmore, 8 Jan— uary 1942). Meeting as sculpture students at the St. Martin's School of Art in 1967, these two men, known only by their ...
Richard Kostelanetz, 2013
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Gilbert & George: The Singing Sculpture
The essays reflect on the work's seminal relationship to the themes developed in Gilbert & George's later art, & its groundbreaking place among the disparate avant-garde political & cultural strategies promulgated by such figures as Joseph ...
Carter Ratcliff, Gilbert, Robert Rosenblum, 1993

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «GILBERT AND GEORGE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Gilbert and George is used in the context of the following news items.
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The many faces of David Bowie
The first thing you see is a video clip from the ABC News in 1970 in which British artists Gilbert and George, having been invited to Sydney, ... «Sydney Morning Herald, Jul 15»
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Modern Barbara Hepworth show at the Tate seeks postmodern …
Sculptor Dame Barbara Hepworth, photographed in 1967. With the coming of artists like Gilbert and George, Hepworth's art became seemingly ... «The Australian Financial Review, Jun 15»
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Theatre review: The Lady in the Van at Pitlochry Festival Theatre
The Bennetts resemble Gilbert and George as possessed by a pair of Yorkshire-sired Jiminy Crickets, each reining the other in lest their ... «Herald Scotland, Jun 15»
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'After 30 years, I look back with amazement'
There were many sources of art-rage, but any favourable comment about the Turner Prize, Twombly or Gilbert and George guaranteed ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Jun 15»
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Art Basel On A Budget Ben Austin Navigates The Possibilities
Gilbert and George piece from 1975 was on for £1.5M and a Lucian Freud nude handsomely priced at £3.5M. The real eye watering prices ... «ArtLyst, Jun 15»
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At home with Gilbert & George: 'It has to be immaculate in order for …
Gilbert and George have never cooked in the house – not even boiled an egg. .... A Pugin chair with Gilbert and George-designed coat of arms, ... «The Guardian, May 15»
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Martin Clunes interview: The actor stars as the Sherlock Holmes …
Clunes's own early struggles included supplementing acting income by modelling for Gilbert and George, until an encounter with Harry Enfield ... «The Independent, Feb 15»
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The Extinction Marathon: the art world's bid to save the human race
Gilbert and George. ... This article was amended on Monday 20 October 2014 to give the correct wording of Gilbert and George's messages. «The Guardian, Oct 14»
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Gilbert and George target religious extremism
They're the best known duo in contemporary art. Gilbert and George have an anti-elitist approach, seeking to make "art for all" with a clear focus ... «FRANCE 24, Sep 14»
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Gilbert and George: 'We never wanted to become the artists Mother …
Gilbert & George at home in east London: 'Coming from poor backgrounds it's easier if you're polite. We had to have a suit on, we had to ... «The Guardian, Aug 14»

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