2 August 2022

Steve McQueen Deadpan 1997 – Significant Works  – Sue Hubbard

One of the things about this series is that it provides an opportunity to look back on keynote contemporary works with a degree of hindsight.

4 June 2020


Black Art Matters – Paul Carter Robinson

This is long overdue, but under the worrying circumstances that have dominated the news in the past week, I feel it is essential to voice an opinion representing Artlyst.

27 December 2019


Steve McQueen and David Shrigley On New Year Honours List 2020

The New Year Honours list 2020 has given the nod to several people involved in the Visual Arts. A knighthood for the Turner Prize and Oscar-winning filmmaker Steve McQueen. 

15 December 2019


19 November 2019

Steve McQueen: Year 3 – Tate Britain – Edward Lucie-Smith

I increasingly get the feeling that the two London Tates are struggling to know what to do with the huge central spaces that are a characteristic feature of both buildings. The new show at Tate Britain – Steve McQueen: Year 3 – is symptomatic of this, though it is in many ways a more successful solution to the problem than some of the previous ones.

12 November 2019

Steve McQueen Unveils Year 3 Project At Tate Britain

Steve McQueen the Turner Prize-winning artist and Oscar-winning filmmaker has together with Tate Britain, Artangel and A New Direction, launched an ambitious project using the medium of the traditional school class photograph.

18 September 2018

Steve McQueen To Document London’s Year Three Classes For Art’s Sake

Steve McQueen the Turner Prize and Oscar-winning filmmaker together with Tate Britain, Artangel and A New Direction, have announced one of the world’s most ambitious contemporary art projects

23 September 2016


Major Steve McQueen Video Installation Work Acquired By The Whitworth

An important video installation by the acclaimed British artist and Oscar-winning film director Steve McQueen has been acquired by The Whitworth in Manchester.  The gallery will become the first UK institution outside of London to acquire a work by the artist. It will be added to the galleries internationally significant contemporary art collection. The acquisition has […]

28 February 2015


Steve McQueen: Turner Prize Winning Filmmaker Set To Direct Paul Robeson Biopic

Turner Prize-winning artist and filmmaker Steve McQueen’s next big project will be to direct a biopic on American actor, singer, and activist Paul Robeson, reports the Guardian. “His life and legacy was the film I wanted to make the second after Hunger,” McQueen said, referring to his first film, about IRA hunger striker Bobby Sands. […]

15 December 2014


Steve McQueen Makes Statement On US Racial Tensions

The British filmmaker and artist Steve McQueen, the Oscar-winning director of 12 Years A Slave, says he is “very, very sad, but not surprised” by recent racial tensions in the USA. The video artist was speaking at the European Film Awards in Latvia, where he was receiving an European Achievement prize for World Cinema. McQueen […]

21 October 2014

Steve McQueen At Thomas Dane – With Clarity And Heartbreak

The Thomas Dane Gallery presents a poignant and heartbreaking film by acclaimed artist and film-maker Steve McQueen. ‘Ashes’ is a two-part exhibition; the darkened gallery at 3 Duke Street, is filled with McQueen’s short film; the on-screen image of a young black man sitting on the prow of a small boat, basking in the glory […]

14 October 2014


Steve McQueen Unveils New Immersive Projection Sculpture For Frieze Week

As a highlight of Frieze week,  the Turner Prize and Oscar winning artist Steve McQueen will present two new works at the Thomas Dane Gallery. This will be their third solo exhibition of work marking the tenth anniversary of the gallery. The first, entitled Ashes, 2014, is installed as an immersive projection with sound.  It […]

11 September 2014


Turner Prize’s 30th Anniversary Looking back – Steve McQueen

In the lead up to the 30th Anniversary of the Turner Prize, presented at Tate Britain from 30th September to 4th January – with its long history, and many media controversies – we take a look at some of the winners of the prize of times past. Having previously looked back at the first winner, […]

22 April 2014


Steve McQueen New Works: Exhibition Announced By Thomas Dane For Autumn

An exhibition of new works by Steve McQueen has been announced for the Thomas Dane Gallery, London. This will open on 14 October and will occupy both Duke Street spaces. The exhibition will celebrate the tenth anniversary of McQueen’s Into This World, which was the gallery’s inaugural show in 2004. In the ensuing decade, Steve […]

5 March 2014


Steve McQueen: Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam Acquires Two Important works

The Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam has purchased two important works by the Turner Prize winning, British artist and filmmaker Steve McQueen, who yesterday was awarded the Oscar for Best Film for 12 Years a Slave. The purchase of McQueen’s Mees, After Evening Dip, New Year’s Day, 2002 from 2005 and Running Thunder from 2007 was […]

3 March 2014


Steve McQueen Pulls Out Of The 2014 Hugo Boss Prize Competition

Steve McQueen, the Turner Prize winning director of 12 Years a Slave, which was awarded the Oscar for best picture at last night’s ceremony, has removed his name for consideration at the 2014 Hugo Boss Art Prize. Does this mean that he is putting art on the back burner, as he has clearly established himself […]

15 December 2013


Steve McQueen and Paul Chan Nominated For Hugo Boss Art Prize

The shortlist has now been announced for the 2014 Hugo Boss Prize. The biennial award was established in 1996

16 September 2013


Artist Steve McQueen Takes Top Award At Toronto Film Festival

The Turner Prize winning artist Steve McQueen’s has won the People’s Choice award for his film 12 Years a Slave, at the Toronto International Film Festival. This paves the way to a sure fire Oscar nomination which will take place on 2 March 2014. The film is an historical drama,which follows the life of a […]

14 July 2013


Turner Prize Winning Video Artist Steve McQueen Celebrated In Swiss Exhibition

The first comprehensive exhibition of work by the Turner Prize winning British video artist and filmmaker Steve McQueen is presented at Schaulager in Basel Switzerland. For the first time, more than twenty video and film installations, photographs and other selected work will be on view in a larger context. For this unprecedented show, two floors […]

7 March 2012


Steve McQueen Unveils Installation In Amsterdam Park

The Stedelijk Museum is mounting “Blues Before Sunrise”, a project by artist and filmmaker Steve McQueen The installation will take place in Amsterdam’s largest public park, the Vondelpark. All 275 streetlamps in the park will emit blue light instead of white, vividly transforming the nighttime experience of Amsterdam’s most well known urban “green space.” It […]

15 January 2012


Steve McQueen Shame Hunger And Addiction

Big Year For Turner Prize Winner As Golden Globes And Oscars Approach, Not to mention his CBE In the last decade Steve McQueen has achieved more than most other Turner Prize winners. His work has been shown extensively in museums around the world, major institutions have acquired his art, including the Guggenheim, MOCA, Tate and […]

16 December 2011


Tate Gallery Journeys Into British Art

“Migrations” A New Exhibition Explores Artists Van Dyck To Steve McQueen In January 2012 Tate Britain presents an exhibition exploring how British art has been shaped by migration. Featuring artists from Van Dyck, Whistler and Mondrian to Steve McQueen and Francis Alÿs, Migrations traces not only the movement of artists, but the circulation of art […]