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Vito Acconci

American performance and video artist

Brief biography, in most instances from the Union List of Artist Names® Online:
After receiving an MFA from the University of Iowa, Acconci began producing his uncompromising, subversive visual work in 1969, using both video and performance. Throughout the 1970s, he focused primarily on sound pieces and installation, turning to sculptural installation in the 1980s. A retrospective exhibit and catalog was produced by the Chicago Museum of Contemporary Art in 1980. Active New York City.

Artist ID number in the Union List of Artist Names®: ULAN 500014538.
The ULAN link above leads to a cataloging authority record at the Getty Research Institute.

Objects related to Vito Acconci:

Vito Acconci 20 Foot Ladder for Any Size Wall, 1979-1981 Photoengraving printed in grey ink on eight sheets of paper
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