Robert Longo
1953–

Introduction

Robert Longo (born January 7, 1953) is an American artist, filmmaker, photographer and musician.

Longo became first well known in the 1980s for his Men in the Cities drawing and print series, which depict sharply dressed men and women writhing in contorted emotion. He lives in New York and East Hampton.

Wikidata identifier

Q1250139

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Introduction

American painter, sculptor, performance artist best known for his complex art works featuring sculptural, photographic, and painterly techniques. His work often allegorizes city life and tensions between the individual and totalitarian social systems.

Country of birth

United States

Roles

Artist, painter, performance artist, photographer, sculptor, video artist

ULAN identifier

500004035

Names

Robert Longo

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