Dennis Oppenheim

1938–2011

Dennis Oppenheim, ‘Parallel Stress’ 1970
Parallel Stress 1970
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Sir William Orpen, ‘The Mirror’ 1900
Sir William Orpen
The Mirror 1900

Dennis Oppenheim (September 6, 1938 – January 21, 2011) was an American conceptual artist, performance artist, earth artist, sculptor and photographer

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Film and audio

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Dennis Oppenheim

Dennis Oppenheim's practice includes actions, performances, installations, sculptures, film and architecture. Seminal early works include a field harvested in ...
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Dennis Oppenheim: Talking Art

Dennis Oppenheim is interviewed by writer and curator Lisa Le Feuvre.

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Land art

Land art or earth art is art that is made directly in the landscape, sculpting the land itself into earthworks ...

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Conceptual photography

Conceptual photography is photography that illustrates an idea

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Cruel and tender

What is the place of documentary photography in art? This is the central question raised by Tate's first major ...

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