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Mike Nelson Selected to Represent Britain at the 54th Venice Biennale

Mike Nelson's installation "Mirror Infill", 2006 - Courtesy of Mike Nelson and Matt's Gallery. London

LONDON.- Born in Loughborough in 1967,
Nelson is
internationally acclaimed for his meticulous sculptural installations.
He was
the recipient of a Paul Hamlyn Award in 2001 and has twice been
short-listed for
the Turner Prize.
One of his large-scale installations, “The
Reef”, 2000, acquired by Tate in 2008, will be shown in the new
Displays at Tate Britain from 17 May 2010. His most recent work, “Quiver
Arrows”, 2010, can currently be seen in a solo exhibition at 303
Gallery, New
York until 10 April.