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Neuhaus, Max

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/benz/9780199773787.article.B00129750
Neuhaus, Max

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American, 20th century, male.

Born 9 August 1939, in Beaumont (Texas).

Draughtsman, environmental artist. Artists' books.

Max Neuhaus initially studied music and worked as a solo percussion player for Pierre Boulez (1962-1963) and Stockhausen (1963-1964). In 1973 and 1977 he won a scholarship from the National Endowment for the Arts for his musical experiments. In the late 1960s he began to create sound installations for public places - in New York ( ...

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Subjects: Painting ; Book Arts and Illustration ; Public Art, Land Art, and Environmental Art ; 20th-Century Art ; Art of the United States

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