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Bruce Nauman
Born: 1941
Citizenship: us
Bio:
Born in 1941, Bruce Nauman is one of America's most influential and prolific postmodern artists. In a rejection of traditional materials, Nauman--who is best known for his sculpture and installation works--employs fiberglass, styrofoam, and neon lighting to create confrontational and visceral viewing experiences. Language also plays a central role as a visual tool, becoming both a provocative signifier and aesthetic object. In video works like Get Out of My Mind, Get Out of This Room (1968), the title statement is played over and over as a sensory trigger that is almost hostile in its repetiti … (read more)
Movements & Syles: Body Art, Conceptual Art
Techniques & Media: Film and Video Art, Installation, Light Art, Painting, Performance Art, Sculpture, Sound Art
Inspirations & Key Themes: human condition, Language, Repetition
Influenced : Richard Prince
Influenced by : Jasper Johns

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Bruce Nauman Shows

The Venice Biennale
June 7th 2009 - November 22nd 2009
Christie's
September 19th 2009 - September 23rd 2009
TATE Liverpool
May 29th 2009 - September 13th 2009

Bruce Nauman Artworks

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