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British artist, born in Chigwell, Essex. He studied at Chelsea School of Art and *Goldsmiths College. His work in a great variety of media is unified by an interest in British society and especially class. This has intersected with a personal fascination with horse racing. A series of *Superrealist paintings of race horses were entitled Race Class Sex (1992). Royal Ascot (1994, British Council) is a video installation of four monitors each showing the repeated ritual of the Queen and Prince Philip waving to the crowds at the exclusive race meeting.

Text Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Art and Artists (Oxford University Press)