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Vito Acconci

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My Word, 1973-74 © Electronic Arts Intermix, New York.
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Mur Island, daytime, 2003 © Courtesy of Vito Acconci/Acconci Studio
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Seedbed, January 15-29, 1971
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Throw, 1969 Ink and Pastel on Painted Foamcore With Gelatin Silver Prints 46 3/4 X 44 7/8" (118.7 X 114 Cm) © Courtesy of the artist & The Museum of Modern Art
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Crash, 1985 PhotoIntaglio, Aquatint, Relief, and Shaped Embossing 17 1/2" X 48 1/2"
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Digging Piece, 1970 Film Still From Color, Silent Super 8mm Film on Video Duration: 10 Minutes © Courtesy Electronic Arts Intermix
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© Adam Reich Photography
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Detail from Archival Documentation: Following Piece, "Streetworks IV," , Architectural League of New York Activity, New York City, October 3-25, 1969 © Photo by Betsy Jackson. Courtesy of Acconci Studio
Acconci
Quick Facts
Birthplace
New York
Birth year
1940
Lives in
New York
Works in
New York
Current Exhibitions and Events
Statement

Vito Hannibal Acconci (born January 24, 1940) is a Brooklyn-based architect, landscape architect, and installation artist. Acconci began his career as a poet. In the late 1960s, Acconci transformed himself into a performance and video artist using his own body as a subject for photography, film, video, and performance. His performance and video work was marked heavily by confrontation and Situationism. In the mid 1970s, Acconci expanded his metier into the world of audio/visual installations.

You can visit the artist's web site here.

Artist's photo courtesy of The Brooklyn Rail

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