Matthew Barney
American, born 1967
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High auction record
$1m, Sotheby's, 2014
Blue chip
Represented by internationally recognized galleries.
Collected by major museums
Tate, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Selected exhibitions
2016
Matthew Barney: Facility of DECLINE,
Gladstone Gallery
2014
Matthew Barney's River of Fundament,
BAM
2003
Cremaster Cycle,
Guggenheim Museum

Known for large-scale multimedia projects—often made in series over several years—Matthew Barney is among the most ambitious artists of the past two decades. His work is invested with layers of art-historical references, archetypal imagery, and historical re-enactment. His best-known work, The Cremaster Cycle

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