Gilbert Prousch, French b. 1943. George Passmore, English b. 1942. Gilbert & George is a famous artist duo well-known for their highly formal and distinct mannered artworks and their appearance in performance art. They are also known for their graphic style of vibrantly colored photo-based works. The duo describes their works as live sculptures. Subjects of their large-scale imagery consist of queer culture, ultra-violence, and traditional black-and-white photography. Gilbert Prousch is also known as Gilbert Proesch, was born in Martin Tor in Italy, while George Passmore was born in Plymouth in the United Kingdom. Both artists met for the first time in 1967 and immediately fell in love while studying sculpture at Saint Martin's School of Art. The artists follow the slogan "Art for all" and vividly practice it even with their public appearances. A seminal artwork by the duo is their 1970 artwork, titled Singing Sculpture, where the artist duo placed themselves as sculptures. The artists are often seen together in public, portraying how their art and lives are inseparable. Over the years, Gilbert & George have included media varieties like books, paintings, postcards, films, and photomontages in art. The duo always remained faithful to performance art, Pop Art, and Conceptualism. Through their artworks, the artist duo influenced artists like Tracy Emin and Damien Hirst. Both artists have enjoyed years of popularity and critical acclaim. In the year 2017, Gilbert & George celebrated their 50th anniversary. Today, their artworks are on display at major museums and art centers. Collectors can find Gilbert & George artwork for sale with leading auction houses around the world. Gilbert & George artwork at auction is also available on online auctions by leading auction galleries and art dealers.