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HIRSCHHORN, Thomas (<i>born</i> 1957), Painter, assemblage artist, installation artist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
HIRSCHHORN, Thomas (born 1957), Painter, assemblage artist, installation artist

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Swiss, 20th – 21st century, male.

Active since 1984 in France.

Born 1957, in Bern.

Painter, assemblage artist, installation artist.

Neo-Conceptual Art.

Hirschhorn trained as a graphic designer. He lives and works in Paris. In 2001, he won the Prix Marcel Duchamp in Paris. Hirschhorn assembles elements salvaged at random, which he displays for their meaning and with no regard for any aesthetic consideration. In particular,

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