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Michael Asher

Born 1943 in Los Angeles, California
Lives and Works in Los Angeles, California

Michael Asher’s proposal for the Whitney Biennial is to have the exhibition open continuously to the public twenty-four hours a day for one week (Monday, May 24 through Sunday, May 30).

Note: The duration of this work has been shortened from the artist’s original proposal. Due to budgetary and human resources limitations, the Museum is unable to remain open to the public twenty-four hours a day for one week. As a result, this work has been shortened from seven days to three days (Wednesday, May 26 at 12:00 am through Friday, May 28 at 11:59 pm).

Read About the Artist

"Procedural Matters"
Artforum (Summer 2008)

"Thinking Space"
--Frieze (March 2008)

"How Art is Framed: Exhibition Floor Plans as a Conceptual Medium"
The New York Times (March 2008)

"Critic's Picks: Michael Asher"
Artforum (March 2008)

"Labyrinth From the Artist's Mind"
Los Angeles Times (February 2008)

"Michael Asher: Down to Earth"
Afterall (Autumn/Winter 1970)

Michael Asher is the Recipient of the Bucksbaum Award

2010 Bucksbaum Award-Winner Announced

The Bucksbaum Award is given every two years in recognition of an artist, chosen from those included in the Whitney Biennial, whose work demonstrates a singular combination of talent and imagination. 



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Amelia Winger-Bearskin, Sky/World Death/World

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