Vito Acconci

born 1940

Vito Acconci, 'Room Situation' 1970
Room Situation 1970
© Vito Acconci
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Vito Acconci, 'Room Situation' 1970
Vito Acconci
Room Situation 1970
© Vito Acconci

Vito Hannibal Acconci (born January 24, 1940) is an American designer, landscape architect, performance and installation artist.

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TateShots: Vito Acconci

Pioneer of performance art, Vito Acconci talks about three ground-breaking actions he staged at the Sonnabend Gallery, New York in ...

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Architecture+Art: Crossover and Collaboration - Steven Holl and Vito Acconci

Stephen Holl and Vito Acconci's collaboration on the façade of New York's Storefront for Art and Architecture set ...
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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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But is it installation art?

What does the term ‘installation art’ mean? Does it apply to big dark rooms that you stumble into to watch ...

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Bound to fail

The late 1960s saw a radical rethinking of the art object, with the emphasis shifting away from the static artwork ...