Gordon Matta-Clark - Hair, 1972, photograph by Carol Goodden (detail)

Gordon Matta-Clark/ Gordon Roberto Echaurren Matta

United States 1943 - 1978

Urban Interventions, Photography, Drawing

Gordon Matta-Clark
Gordon Roberto Echaurren Matta
Male
United States
1943

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)