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Barney, Matthew

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/benz/9780199773787.article.B00012130
Barney, Matthew

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American, 20th–21st century, male.

Born 1967, in San Francisco.

Assemblage artist, installation artist, performance artist. Multimedia.

Identity Art.

Matthew Barney studied at Yale University, receiving a BA in 1989. His experiences in sport and modelling are reflected in his artistic work, particularly in videos of his performances requiring significant physical endurance and athleticism, such as ...

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Subjects: Digital and New Media, Multi-Media, Sound, and Music Art ; Installation Art, Mixed-Media, Assemblage, and Collage ; Performance Art and Dance ; Contemporary Art ; 20th-Century Art ; Art of the United States

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