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Paul Pfeiffer

American, b. 1966

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Paul Pfeiffer

American, b. 1966

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In his sculptures, photographs, and videos, the New York-based artist Paul Pfeiffer considers the ways in which mass media and celebrity culture shape modern consciousness. He digitally manipulates imagery, often erasing elements from found sports footage, to investigate the impact of the spectacle on historical memory, race politics, and pop culture. Pfeiffer participated in the 49th Venice Biennale and was the first recipient of the Whitney Museum of American Art’s Bucksbaum Award in 2000.

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Hammer Museum, and 4 more
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The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 10 more
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Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
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Artforum, and 5 more
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Venice Biennale International Exhibition, and 3 more
Biography

In his sculptures, photographs, and videos, the New York-based artist Paul Pfeiffer considers the ways in which mass media and celebrity culture shape modern consciousness. He digitally manipulates imagery, often erasing elements from found sports footage, to investigate the impact of the spectacle on historical memory, race politics, and pop culture. Pfeiffer participated in the 49th Venice Biennale and was the first recipient of the Whitney Museum of American Art’s Bucksbaum Award in 2000.

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
Hammer Museum, and 4 more
Group
Group show at a major institution
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 10 more
Institution
Collected by a major institution
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Publication
Reviewed by a major art publication
Artforum, and 5 more
Fair
Included in a major biennial
Venice Biennale International Exhibition, and 3 more
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