Los Angeles-based conceptual artist whose multimedia works juxtapose images with language. They have been entered into the collections of the Museum of Modern Art, the Guggenheim Museum, and the Broad Collection, among others.
He attended San Diego State College and the Otis Art Institute. His use of texts and photography in his canvases began midway through the 1960s, while his experimentations with printmaking, film, video, installation, sculpture, and photography began in the 1970s.
He published several art-themed books, including "The Metaphor Problem Again" and "Throwing Three Balls in the Air to Get a Straight Line (Best of Thirty-Six Attempts)."
He was born in California and grew up with a sister, Betty.
He admired the work of Jeff Koons.