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Mark Leckey

 (born 1964)
Mark Leckey is active/lives in England.  Mark Leckey is known for collage art, music, video, installation art.

Biography   Mark Leckey


Mark Leckey is a British artist, working with collage art, music and video. His found art and found footage pieces span several videos, most notably Fiorucci Made Me Hardcore (1999) and Industrial Lights and Magic (2008), for which he won the 2008 Turner Prize*. He was also Film Studies professor at the Städelschule, Frankfurt-am-Main, Germany

Leckey was born in Birkenhead, near Liverpool, in 1964. In a 2008 interview in The Guardian, he described how he grew up in a working-class family and became a 'casual' in his youth. He left school at 16 with one O Level, in art, and at 19 became obsessed with learning about ancient civilizations. In the Guardian interview he described himself as an autodidact, "That   ...  Displaying 750 of 4526 characters.

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