Gordon Matta-Clark

American (New York City, New York, 1943 - 1978, New York City, New York)

The son of artists, Gordon Matta-Clark studied architecture at Cornell University, but he never practiced that discipline as it is usually conceived. Instead, his artworks took architecture as their subject matter in order to analyze the built environm

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