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Steve McQueen | My week

Article relating to an individual, 2009
Published by: The Observer
Year published: 2009
Number of pages: 1

image of Steve McQueen | My week

Steve McQueen: My week. Regular lifestyle feature in the Observer newspaper. Other people featured have included Munira Mirza (7 June 2009). This feature on McQueen was in the Observer of 31 May 2009, p. 40.

McQueen takes the reader through his week, beginning with “I went to Chicago for the weekend for the opening of the new wing of the Art Institute of Chicago. designed by Renzo Piano, and also for the opening of a piece of mine, Girls, Tricky, in the new wing.…” A significant amount of the feature references McQueen’s work as Britain’s representative at the Venice Biennale. “The whole art world is going to be here…” McQueen goes on to write “The Biennale is unique to the art world; it’s the only situation I can think of where art and nationality come together. It’s a big honour to be representing Britain this year. I’m very happy.”

The feature was illustrated with a portrait of McQueen by Jo Metson Scott.

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»  Sir Steve McQueen OBE, CBE

Born, 1969 in London, UK