Matthew Barney

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Birthday
25, 1967
Birthplace
San Francisco, CA
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
25, 1967 (age 50)
Birthplace
San Francisco, CA

About

Multimedia artist best known for his avant-garde film series "The CREMASTER Cycle." Also known for his seven-act opera based on "Ancient Evenings" by Norman Mailer.

Before Fame

He attended Yale after being recruited to play football and study pre-med. He devoted a good portion of time to art as well, graduating in 1989.

Trivia

His best-known artistic works included his "Drawing Restraint" series and his elaborate art-performance pieces.

Family Life

He was born in San Francisco and grew up in both Idaho and New York. His mother was an abstract painter who introduced him to the New York art scene.

Associated With

He had a daughter with singer Bjork in 2002.