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Introduction
Kim Jones (born 1944) is a contemporary artist who lives and works in New York City. Kim Jones began his career in Los Angeles in the mid-1960s as a performance artist, and became primarily known for his alter ego, Mudman—a shaman-like itinerant caked in mud and other organic substances who appeared on city streets, subways, galleries, and museums wearing a cumbersome lattice structure of sticks on his back. In the 1980s Jones moved to New York, where his work (including performance, sculpture, drawings, and writing) has continued to address the themes of war, healing, and destruction.
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Introduction
Best known for his performance persona called "Mudman."
Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Roles
Artist, Performing Artist, Artiste, Installation Artist, Performance Artist, Sculptor
Name
Kim Jones
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500194076
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