Michael Landy

born 1963

Michael Landy, ‘Creeping Buttercup’ 2002
Creeping Buttercup 2002
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Michael Landy (born 1963) is one of the Young British Artists (YBAs). He is best known for the performance piece installation Break Down (2001), in which he destroyed all his possessions, and for the Art Bin project (2010) at the South London Gallery. On 29 May 2008, Landy was elected a member of the Royal Academy of Arts in London.

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