Performance artist and sculptor Chris Burden, who may remain best known for a performance in which he had himself shot in the arm, died today at his home in Topanga Canyon, California, at age 69. The cause was malignant melanoma, according to the artist's friend Paul Schimmel, as reported in the .
An excellent biography written for the Art world.
Christopher Lee "Chris" Burden (April 11, 1946 – May 10, 2015) was an American artist working in performance, sculpture and installation art
From UBUWeb: The TV Commercials 1973-1977 Chris Burden 1973-77/2000, 9:08 min, color, sound The TV Commercials is a recent compilation of Burden's ...
Chris Burden "took advantage" of the rules of buying commercials and purchased air time for himself in the 1970's. Brilliant!
Chris Burden's sculpture at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, "Metropolis II," is one giant sensory overload - bright cars whiz past on an oversized Hot Wheels track in a never-ending loop, powered by conveyor belts that create a constant hum of electricity.
The coolest, most approachable art piece I have ever seen. Kids will never forget it. It is amazing!
Go inside Chris Burden's kinetic sculpture 'Metropolis II' ... To work safely inside the controlled chaos of "Metropolis II," she ... plus ‘Get Out ...
Chris Burden's Meet in the Middle is now permanently installed at Claremont McKenna College
An amazing piece, my iPhone photo does not do it justice.
With "Urban Light," Chris Burden's photo-hotspot installation of antique streetlamps at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the artist became indelibly linked with his city. Another piece at LACMA, the gleefully intense kinetic sculpture "Metropolis II," deepened the love connection.
A review of the movie based on Chris Burden's life.