Vito Acconci

American, January 24, 1940

1,261 followers

Vito Acconci

American, January 24, 1940

1,261 followers

Best known for his controversial Body Art of the 1960s and ’70s, Vito Acconci has led a diverse …

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Best known for his controversial Body Art of the 1960s and ’70s, Vito Acconci has led a diverse career, one that has taken him from poetry through performance, video work to architecture. In Acconci’s subversive and highly physical performances, the artist was known to bite himself, burn off his body hair, and …

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Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 3 more
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Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 14 more
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Tate, and 1 more
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frieze, and 3 more
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documenta, and 2 more
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