John Latham

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Birthday
23, 1921
Birthplace
Zambia
Death Date
Jan 1, 2006 (84)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
23, 1921
Birthplace
Zambia
Death Date
Jan 1, 2006 (84)

About

Zambian-English conceptual artist whose work influenced the development of the performance art and happenings movements. His works included "Film Star" from 1960 and "Man Caught Up with a Yellow Object" from 1954.

Before Fame

He attended the Chelsea College of Art and Design.

Trivia

He participated in the 1966 Destruction in Art Symposium in London along with Yoko Ono.

Family Life

He married fellow artist Barbara Steveni in 1950.

Associated With

He was inspired by Franz Kline.