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Qualifications
painter, sculptor, collagist, installation artist, jewelry designer
designed in 2006 together with Stella McCartney jewelry with pendants in the form of Koons' sculpture 'Rabbit' (Holzwarth / Siegel / Sischy 2009)
Nationality/school
American
Born
York (Pennsylvania) 1955-01-21
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Biographical information
Education
Maryland Institute of Art (Baltimore)
1972 (Holzwarth/Siegel/Sischy 2009)
Chicago Art Institute (Chicago)
exchange program in 1975 (Holzwarth / Siegel / Sischy 2009)
Active in
  • Baltimore (Maryland) 1972 - 1976
    (Holzwarth/Siegel/Sischy 2009)
  • Chicago (Illinois) 1975
    studeerde middels een uitwisselingsprogramma aan het Art Institute (Holzwarth/Siegel/Sischy 2009)
  • New York City 1976 - 1991
    met here in 1974 his great example Salvador Dalí; moved here in 1976; went to work at the Museum of Modern Art, later on Wall Street; made his first readymades here in 1979; had his first exhibition in the New Museum of Contemporary Art in 1980; went to live temporarily with his parents in Sarasota (Holzwarth / Siegel / Sischy 2009)
  • Sarasota (Florida) 1982
    lived with his parents for six months; then returned to New York (Holzwarth / Siegel / Sischy 2009)
  • München 1991
    married Ilona Staller in Budapest in 1991 and then settled in Munich (Holzwarth / Siegel / Sischy 2009)
  • New York City 1992
    returned to New York in 1992 and opened a studio at Boradway in Soho where he would work in the next ten years (Holzwarth / Siegel / Sischy 2009)
active in
Subjects
This field specifies the various subject categories or genres that constitute the oeuvre of the artist in question. The contents of this field are generally based more on the documentation available at the RKD than on the literature.
genre, landscape (as genre), animal painting (genre), portrait
portrayed Michael Jackson (Holzwarth / Siegel / Sischy 2009)
Product
Readymade
Prijzen
  • Légion d'honneur
    'Ordre national de la Légion d'honneur' nominated by Jacques Chirac; received in 2002 (Holzwarth / Siegel / Sischy 2009)
Entered on: 1992-06-01; Modification on: 2018-08-07

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