To me art is a form of manifest revolt, total and complete.
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|Birth:||22nd May, 1925|
|Death:||30th August, 1991|
Jean Tinguely was born in Fribourg, Switzerland. He was a Swiss sculptor. He is best known for his sculptural machines or kinetic art, in the Dada tradition; known officially as metamechanics. He grew up in Basel, but moved to France in 1952 with his first wife, Swiss artist Eva Aeppli, to pursue a career in art. His best-known work, a self-destroying sculpture titled Homage to New York, only partially self-destructed at the Museum of Modern Art, New York City. His public works list shown below: Chaos I, Columbus, Indiana; Stravinsky Fountain, Centre Pompidou, Paris; and Tinguely Fountain, Basel.
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