Introduction
Luis Camnitzer (born November 6, 1937) is a German-born Uruguayan artist, curator, art critic, and academic who was at the forefront of 1960s Conceptual Art. Camnitzer works primarily in sculpture, printmaking, and installation, exploring topics such as repression, institutional critique, and social justice. For over five decades, his practice has explored the psychological and political dimensions of language.
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Introduction
One of the first artists to incorporate political activism into conceptual art; co-founder of the New York Graphic Workshop (1965); included in the 2000 Whitney Biennial. In 1939, he studied sculpture at the Universidad de Bellas Artes y Arquitectura in Montevideo. The German government awarded Camnitzer a scholarship to study sculpture and printmaking at the Academy of Fine Arts in Munich.
Nationalities
Uruguayan, South American
Gender
Male
Roles
Artist, Instructor, Professor, Teacher, Conceptual Artist, Installation Artist
Names
Luis Camnitzer, L. G. A. Camintzer
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