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b. 1961, USA

Sam Durant Biography

Sam Durant, Born 1961 in Seattle, Washington, is a multimedia artist. After completing a Bachelor of Fine Art at the Massachusetts College of Art in 1986 and a Master of Fine Art at the California Institute of the Arts, Durant established his artistic practice through works that chronicled historic events such as the civil rights movement, the genocide of indigenous Americans, and the modernism movement. Durant's works reference social, political, and cultural issues as well as more specifically recalling American history.

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The artist's work can be found in public collections including The Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth; the Tate Modern, London; and the Museum of Modern Art, New York. 

Sam Durant Featured Artworks

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Scramble for Africa by Sam Durant contemporary artwork works on paper, drawing
Sam DurantScramble for Africa, 2020Colour pencil and collage on paper
123 x 155.5 cm
Blum & Poe Contact Gallery
Palindrome by Sam Durant contemporary artwork painting, works on paper
Sam DurantPalindrome, 2019Pencil and spray paint on paper
138.2 x 178 cm
Blum & Poe Contact Gallery
Middle East (NIMA and Gitashenasi maps) by Sam Durant contemporary artwork mixed media
Sam DurantMiddle East (NIMA and Gitashenasi maps), 2010Spray enamel on maps
198 x 140 x 4.5 cm
Sadie Coles HQ Contact Gallery
More Than 1/2 The World by Sam Durant contemporary artwork sculpture
Sam DurantMore Than 1/2 The World, 2017Light box
250 x 164 x 15 cm
Sadie Coles HQ Contact Gallery
Knowledge is Power! by Sam Durant contemporary artwork mixed media
Sam DurantKnowledge is Power!, 2015Electric sign with vinyl text
121.9 x 182.9 cm
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Blum & Poe
This is Freedon? by Sam Durant contemporary artwork installation
Sam DurantThis is Freedon?, 2008Electric sign with vinyl text
63.5 x 84.5 x 9.12 inches
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Blum & Poe

Sam Durant Recent Exhibitions

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Sam Durant Represented By

Blum & Poe contemporary art gallery in Tokyo, Japan Blum & Poe Los Angeles, New York, Tokyo

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