Gordon Matta-Clark

Gordon Roberto Echaurren Matta
Gordon Matta-Clark
Gordon Roberto Echaurren Matta
Male
United States
1943
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  • Gordon Matta-Clark - Hair, 1972, photograph by Carol Goodden (detail)

Gordon Matta-Clark was an American artist best known for his site-specific artworks he made in the 1970s, whose practice introduced new and radical modes of physically exploring and subverting urban architecture.

He was a key contributor to the activity and growth of the New York art world in SoHo from the late 1960s until his untimely death in 1978.

 
Featured image: Gordon Matta-Clark – Hair, 1972, photographed by Carol Goodden (detail)