Michael Craig-Martin

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Birthday
28, 1941
Birthplace
Ireland
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
28, 1941 (age 78)
Birthplace
Ireland

About

Irish conceptual artist whose most famous works included "The Oak Tree" and other paintings and murals. Emeritus Professor of Fine Arts at Goldsmiths.

Before Fame

His artistic talents were encouraged by a priest at St. Anselm's Abbey School.

Trivia

He became a prominent teacher of members of the Young British Artists movement of the 1980s.

Family Life

He married and had a daughter with fellow artist Jan Hashey before divorcing.

Associated With

He was greatly inspired by Mark Rothko.