Mark Wallinger, born in Chigwell in 1959, lives and works in London. Among his works areEcce Homo, the first commission for the Fourth Plinth in Trafalgar Square (1999); State Britain(2007) at Tate Britain; the proposed Ebbsfleet Landmark Commission White Horse (2009); Via Dolorosa in the crypt of the Duomo in Milan, and Sinema Amnesia (2012) for Turner Contemporary in Margate (2012).
He has held solo shows at the Serpentine Gallery, London; Tate Liverpool; Vienna Secession; Museum for Gegenwartskunst, Basel; Palais des Beaux Arts, Brussels; Museum de Pont, Tilburg, amongst many others, the most recent, SITE, taking place in 2012 at BALTIC, Gateshead. Wallinger was one of three artists commissioned forMetamorphosis: Titian 2012 at the National Gallery, London, as part of the London 2012 Cultural Olympiad, and his work is in the collections of leading international museums including Tate, MoMA, New York, and Centre Pompidou, Paris. He represented Great Britain at the 2001 Venice Biennale and was awarded the Turner Prize in 2007.