David Altmejd

Canadian, born 1974

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David Altmejd

Canadian, born 1974

956 followers

“I think about decay not in a negative way, but in the sense of creating a space for things to …

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“I think about decay not in a negative way, but in the sense of creating a space for things to start growing,” explains David Altmejd, an artist known for severed werewolf head sculptures and other compellingly grotesque works. Altmejd explores materials, processes, and structures in metaphor-infused, diorama-like …

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Represented by internationally reputable galleries.
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Solo show at a major institution
Louisiana Museum of Art
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Group show at a major institution
Palais de Tokyo, and 3 more
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Reviewed by a major art publication
frieze, and 5 more
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Included in a major biennial
Whitney Biennial, and 2 more
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