Vito Acconci

United States 1940 - 2017

Installation, Performance Art

Vito Acconci
Vito Acconci
United States
September 17, 2013
Alias of Jasmina Sevic, a researcher and author for Widewalls. She graduated from the Faculty of Political Science (Department for Journalism) in Belgrade in 2013.

Vito Hannibal Acconci was an American designer, landscape architect, performance and installation artist best known for his controversial Body Art of the 1960s and ’70s. Born in The Bronx, New York, in 1940, Acconi attended Regis High School in New York City. He received a BA in literature from the College of the Holy Cross in 1962 and an MFA in literature and poetry from the University of Iowa.

Vito Acconci died on April 28th, 2017.