Scott Burton
American, 1939-1989
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Collected by major museums
Tate, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), Anderson Collection at Stanford University
Selected exhibitions
2016
Collection #2 "Progressland" Curated by Andrew Zuckerman,
Chamber
2015
Museum of Stones,
Noguchi Museum
1984
An International Survey of Recent Painting and Scultpure,
Museum of Modern Art

Out of a desire to marry function with aesthetics in the tradition of Russian Constructivism, De Stijl, and the Bauhaus, Scott Burton developed a body of large-scale furniture-sculptures. Chairs in particular resonated with Burton, who, in his early days as a performance artist, relied on them as props. Pair of Rock …

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