Martin Boyce


Life

*1967 in Hamilton, UK

Lives in Glasgow, works with sculpture and installation

About the Work

When talking about his art, Martin Boyce often speaks of landscape, referring to the intersection between culture and nature inherent to the concept: “I’m interested in the idea of a controlled nature,” he says, “a landscape, like you find in parks and gardens. Here, nature is combined with an element of architecture, you have to decide where to plant each tree and where the lake should be. That is fascinating.” This interest in an overlapping between “the natural and the man-made” is found in many works by the Scottish artist who won the Turner Prize in 2011.

Commissioned Art