Pierre Huyghe

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Birthday
11, 1962
Birthplace
France
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthplace
France

About

French multimedia artist known for his public art installations and his video work. He and several fellow artists established the Annlee Association after purchasing manga figure Annlee for $428 in 1999.

Before Fame

He was formally trained at the École Nationale Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs in Paris, France.

Trivia

He received the Guggenheim Museum's Hugo Boss Prize in 2002.

Family Life

He was born and raised in France, where he developed a fascination with the relationship between the cinematic and the real.

Associated With

His 1999 video "The Third Memory" examined the film "Dog Day Afternoon" through the lens of protagonist John Wojtowicz, played by Al Pacino.