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Chris Burden

Chris Burden was born in Boston in 1946, the son of an engineer. Partially trained as an architect, he began to create radical performance body-art works in the late 1960s. Solo exhibitions of his work have been held at the Arts Club of Chicago, the Gagosian Galleries in New York, Beverly Hills, and the Tate Gallery in London. Burden was included in the 48th Venice Biennale and in the 1977, 1989, and 1997 Whitney Biennials. In 2005, Burden set sail his self-navigating, computer-controlled yacht...See more