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BIDLO, Mike (<i>born</i> 1953), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BIDLO, Mike (born 1953), Painter

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American, 20th – 21st century, male.

Born 1953, in Chicago.


Neo-Conceptual Art, Appropriation Art (Simulationism).

Mike Bidlo is, with American artists Sherrie Levine, Richard Prince and Jeff Koons in his early years, an exponent of Appropriation Art. Influenced by Pop Art, Appropriation Art consists of making a copy of a well-known work of art, which the artist then considers to be his or her original work. The

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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