Matthew Barney

American (San Francisco, California, 1967)

Matthew Barney's ambitious and distinctive body of work has comprised performance, video, film, photography, drawing, sculpture, and installation.

Born in 1967 in San Francisco, Barney grew up in the Bay Area and Boise, Idaho. He initially regis


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