Artist

Gordon Matta-Clark

Data i lloc de naixement:
NOVA YORK, Estats Units — 1943
Data i lloc de defunció:
NOVA YORK, Estats Units — 1978

Biography

The son of Chilean painter Roberto Matta and North-American painter Anne Clark, Gordon Matta-Clark (New York, 1943-1978) had a brief but intense life. This multifaceted, intuitive artist with enormous energy and vitality burst onto the New York art scene in the sixties, bringing influences from Pop Art, Minimalism and Conceptualism. After coming into contact with artists from the land art movement, he developed an institutional critique based on group actions and experiences in public space. Gordon Matta-Clark started by documenting abandoned buildings and soon began to act upon them, making large geometric incisions, holes or cut-outs. His interventions or “building cuts” entailed a renewal of sculptural language and a critique that did not just address modern architecture, but also capitalism and the North American way of life. In only eight years, from 1970 to 1978, Matta-Clark created a complex, radical and innovative body of work that has continued to influence subsequent generations of architects and visual artists.

Works

  • Títol:
    Sky Hook (Study for a Balloon Building)
    Data:
    1978
    Tipus d'obra:
    Drawing
    Procedencia:
    MACBA Collection. MACBA Foundation. Fundación Repsol Collection
  • Títol:
    Sky Hook (Study for a Balloon Building)
    Data:
    1978
    Tipus d'obra:
    Drawing
    Procedencia:
    MACBA Collection. MACBA Foundation. Fundación Repsol Collection
  • Títol:
    Sky Hook (Study for a Balloon Building)
    Data:
    1978
    Tipus d'obra:
    Drawing
    Procedencia:
    MACBA Collection. MACBA Foundation. Fundación Repsol Collection
  • Títol:
    Sky Hook (Study for a Balloon Building)
    Data:
    1978
    Tipus d'obra:
    Drawing
    Procedencia:
    MACBA Collection. MACBA Foundation. Fundación Repsol Collection
  • Títol:
    Sky Hook (Study for a Balloon Building)
    Data:
    1978
    Tipus d'obra:
    Drawing
    Procedencia:
    MACBA Collection. MACBA Foundation. Fundación Repsol Collection
  • Títol:
    Sky Hook (Study for a Balloon Building)
    Data:
    1978
    Tipus d'obra:
    Drawing
    Procedencia:
    MACBA Collection. MACBA Foundation. Fundación Repsol Collection
  • Títol:
    Sky Hook (Study for a Balloon Building)
    Data:
    1978
    Tipus d'obra:
    Drawing
    Procedencia:
    MACBA Collection. MACBA Foundation. Fundación Repsol Collection
  • Títol:
    Sky Hook (Study for a Balloon Building)
    Data:
    1978
    Tipus d'obra:
    Drawing
    Procedencia:
    MACBA Collection. MACBA Foundation. Fundación Repsol Collection
  • Títol:
    Sky Hook (Study for a Balloon Building)
    Data:
    1978
    Tipus d'obra:
    Drawing
    Procedencia:
    MACBA Collection. MACBA Foundation. Fundación Repsol Collection
  • Títol:
    Sky Hook (Study for a Balloon Building)
    Data:
    1978
    Tipus d'obra:
    Drawing
    Procedencia:
    MACBA Collection. MACBA Foundation. Fundación Repsol Collection
  • Títol:
    Sous-Sol de Paris (Paris Underground)
    Data:
    1977-2005
    Tipus d'obra:
    Multimedia recording
    Procedencia:
    MACBA Collection. MACBA Consortium
  • Títol:
    Substrait (Underground Dailies)
    Data:
    1976
    Tipus d'obra:
    Multimedia recording
    Procedencia:
    MACBA Collection. MACBA Consortium
  • Títol:
    City Slivers
    Data:
    1976
    Tipus d'obra:
    Multimedia recording
    Procedencia:
    MACBA Collection. MACBA Consortium
  • Títol:
    The Wall
    Data:
    1976 - 2007
    Tipus d'obra:
    Multimedia recording
    Procedencia:
    MACBA Collection. MACBA Consortium
  • Títol:
    Conical Intersect
    Data:
    1975
    Tipus d'obra:
    Multimedia recording
    Procedencia:
    MACBA Collection. MACBA Consortium
  • Títol:
    Conical Intersect
    Data:
    1975
    Tipus d'obra:
    Photograph
    Procedencia:
    MACBA Collection. MACBA Foundation
  • Títol:
    Conical Intersect
    Data:
    1975
    Tipus d'obra:
    Photograph
    Procedencia:
    MACBA Collection. MACBA Foundation
  • Títol:
    Day's End
    Data:
    1975
    Tipus d'obra:
    Multimedia recording
    Procedencia:
    MACBA Collection. MACBA Consortium
  • Títol:
    Splitting
    Data:
    1974
    Tipus d'obra:
    Photograph
    Procedencia:
    MACBA Collection. MACBA Foundation
  • Títol:
    Splitting
    Data:
    1974
    Tipus d'obra:
    Multimedia recording
    Procedencia:
    MACBA Collection. MACBA Consortium
  • Títol:
    Bingo / Ninths
    Data:
    1974
    Tipus d'obra:
    Multimedia recording
    Procedencia:
    MACBA Collection. MACBA Consortium
  • Títol:
    Clockshower
    Data:
    1973
    Tipus d'obra:
    Multimedia recording
    Procedencia:
    MACBA Collection. MACBA Consortium
  • Títol:
    Automation House
    Data:
    1972
    Tipus d'obra:
    Multimedia recording
    Procedencia:
    MACBA Collection. MACBA Consortium
  • Títol:
    Fresh Kill
    Data:
    1972
    Tipus d'obra:
    Multimedia recording
    Procedencia:
    MACBA Collection. MACBA Consortium
  • Títol:
    Untitled (Herman Meydag Inc)
    Data:
    1972
    Tipus d'obra:
    Photograph
    Procedencia:
    MACBA Collection. MACBA Foundation
  • Títol:
    Food
    Data:
    1972
    Tipus d'obra:
    Multimedia recording
    Procedencia:
    MACBA Collection. MACBA Consortium
  • Títol:
    Fire Child
    Data:
    1971
    Tipus d'obra:
    Multimedia recording
    Procedencia:
    MACBA Collection. MACBA Consortium
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