Barney Matthew

Born in New York, USA, 1967 and lives in New York, USA

Matthew Barney (San Francisco, 1967) is an American artist who works in sculpture, photography, drawing and film. His early works are sculptural installations combined with performance and video. Between 1994 and 2002 he created the The Cremaster Cycle, a series of five films described by Jonathan Jones in The Guardian as “one of the most imaginative and brilliant achievements in the history of avant-garde cinema.” He is also known for his past relationship with Icelandic singer Björk.

Sculpture on the Move 1946–2016
In 2002, the Kunstmuseum Basel presented the exhibition “Painting on the Move”. At three...
19 Apr 2016 - 18 Sep 2016
Liquid Antiquity
The DESTE Foundation for Contemporary Art presents the project “Liquid Antiquity”: curated...
04 Apr 2017 - 17 Sep 2017
Art Spaces
Gladstone 64
Galleries in New York
Sadie Coles – Davies Street
Galleries in London