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Gerard Byrne

Irish, b. 1969

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Gerard Byrne

Irish, b. 1969

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Gerard Byrne's multimedia works explore contemporary culture through the filter of the past, drawing from diverse art-historical and popular-media sources. In the video installation 1984 and Beyond (2005-2007), Byrne re-created a 1963 Playboy round-table discussion on the future, subbing 12 Dutch actors of varying competence for the 12 original science fiction writers. He has also re-staged a seminal 1964 radio interview with Minimalist artists such as Donald Judd and Frank Stella (A Thing Is A Hole In A Thing It Is Not, 2010).

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Tate Britain, and 1 more
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The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 5 more
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Artforum, and 3 more
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Biography

Gerard Byrne's multimedia works explore contemporary culture through the filter of the past, drawing from diverse art-historical and popular-media sources. In the video installation 1984 and Beyond (2005-2007), Byrne re-created a 1963 Playboy round-table discussion on the future, subbing 12 Dutch actors of varying competence for the 12 original science fiction writers. He has also re-staged a seminal 1964 radio interview with Minimalist artists such as Donald Judd and Frank Stella (A Thing Is A Hole In A Thing It Is Not, 2010).

Career Highlights
Learn more about artist insights.
Blue chip status
Blue chip representation
Represented by internationally reputable galleries.
User
Solo show at a major institution
Tate Britain, and 1 more
Group
Group show at a major institution
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 5 more
Institution
Collected by a major institution
Tate
Publication
Reviewed by a major art publication
Artforum, and 3 more
Fair
Included in a major biennial
Venice Biennale National Pavilion, and 10 more
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