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Bruce Nauman:‘The true artist helps the world’

Collaborators and fans explain the influence and mystery of the American artist

Pioneering installation artist Bruce Nauman turned everything in his studio, and beyond, into art.

His practice spans a broad range of media including sculpture, photography, neon, video, drawing, printmaking, and performance. He is particularly well known for his use of neon forms and texts in his work.

Nauman was born in America in 1941 and is currently based in New Mexico.

Bruce Nauman is one of more than 40 artists represented in ARTIST ROOMS, a touring collection of international modern and contemporary art jointly owned by the National Galleries of Scotland and Tate.

See Bruce Nauman's work for free in the ARTIST ROOMS display at Tate Modern

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