Vanessa Beecroft

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Birthday
25, 1969
Birthplace
Italy
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
25, 1969 (age 50)
Birthplace
Italy

About

Italian-born American artist who received international attention for her provocative, multi-media performances.

Before Fame

She was born and raised in Italy, where she received formal art instruction.

Trivia

Her socio-political works, including "VB61, Still Death! Darfur Still Deaf?", broke taboos and included live nudity and controversial imagery.

Family Life

She had two sons with her husband, sociologist Greg Durken.

Associated With

She created a performance art piece in the Louis Vuitton store in Paris, arranging live models on the store's shelves.