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conceptueel kunstenaar, wandschilder, beeldhouwer, installatiekunstenaar, fotograaf, schilder, videokunstenaar, video-installatiekunstenaar, tekenaar
since late 1960s uses language as his primary medium, shedding the necessity of a physical form and even the execution of ideas. This made him one of the key pioneers in conceptual art. From 1970 he's known for wall paintings of words - exected by him or by someone following Weiners instructions
Nationaliteit/school
Amerikaans, Nederlands
Geboren
Bronx (New York) 1940-02-10
Born in 1940 according to Cat. exh. Stedelijk Museum 1969, cat. exh. Bern 1969, De Volkskrant 1976; born in 1942 according to Trummer/Zimmerman 2017
Overleden
2021-12-02
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Biografische gegevens
Werkzame periode
1960 - 2015
ca. 1960 to present (2015)
Opleiding
Hunter College (New York)
for under a year, study Literature and Philosophy
Werkzaam in
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  • New York City 1960 - 2017
  • Amsterdam 1970 - 2017
    since 1970 lives in Amsterdam (on house boat Joma) and New York (Jacobs 1993, exh. cat. New York 2009)
  • Kassel (Hessen) 1972
    was in Documenta V (1972), VI (1977), VII (1982), and XIII (2012), the Biennale di Venezia (2013, 2003, 1984, and 1972); in 2007-2008 a retrospective of his work travelled the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, K21 Kunstsammlung Nordhein-Westfalen, Dusseldorf, and the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
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  • won many awards including the National Endowment for the Arts Fellowships (1976 en 1983), Guggenheim Fellowship (1994), Wolfgang Hahn Prize (1995), and Skowhegan Medal for Painting/Conceptual Art (1999). In 2013 received the Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters from the Graduate Center, City University of New York.
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