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Introduction
Fiona Banner (born 1966), also known as The Vanity Press is a British artist. Her work encompasses sculpture, drawing, installation and text, and demonstrates a long-standing fascination with the emblem of fighter aircraft and their role within culture and especially as presented on film. She is well known for her early works in the form of 'wordscapes', written transcriptions of the frame-by-frame action in Hollywood war films, including Top Gun and Apocalypse Now. Her work has been exhibited in prominent international venues such as the Museum of Modern Art, New York and Hayward Gallery, London. Banner was shortlisted for the Turner Prize in 2002. Banner lives and works in London.
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Introduction
Banner is particularly noted for her early 'wordscapes,' large text works that recount the plots of feature films or other events.
Nationalities
British, English
Gender
Female
Roles
Artist, Conceptual Artist, Installation Artist, Sculptor
Name
Fiona Banner
Ulan
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