Tom Sachs

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Birthday
26, 1966
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
26, 1966 (age 52)
Birthplace
New York City, NY

About

American sculptor and contemporary artist who is best known for having recreated several modern icons using brand packaging and other everyday materials. One of his most famous pieces was a recreation of Le Corbusier's 1952 Unité d'Habitation. 

Before Fame

He spent two years working in Frank Gehry's Los Angeles based furniture shop. 

Trivia

In 2007 he created a 1:1 replica of the Apollo lunar module, a functional mission control, and outfitted two female astronauts in space suits. He dubbed the project; Space Program. 

Family Life

In 2012 he married Sarah Sanders Hoover. 

Associated With

In 2000 he organized an art show titled American Bricolage that featured work from Alexander Calder