MAY 16 – JUNE 17, 2012
PARK AVENUE ARMORY
643 Park Avenue at 67th Street
New York, NY 10065
212 933 5812
Open Memorial Day 12-7PM
ABOUT THE ARTIST
Tom Sachs is a sculptor, installation artist, and painter known for his innovative renaming, examination, and questioning of icons of capitalist culture and systems of daily life. Sachs' SPACE PROGRAM
first launched in 2007 with a mission to the moon at Gagosian Gallery in Los Angeles, inspired by and reimagining man's first landing on the moon in 1969.
Sachs' work has been included in many exhibitions in the U.S. and abroad, and is in the collections of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Centre Georges Pompidou, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, and the Astrup Fearnley Museet for Moderne Kunst, Oslo. Major solo exhibitions include the Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum (2009), Fondazione Prada, Milan (2006), Deutsche Guggenheim, Berlin (2003), the Bohen Foundation, New York (2002), and SITE Santa Fe (1999).
Born in New York in 1966, Sachs studied at the Architectural Association in London and received a B.A. from Bennington College, Vermont, in 1989. He currently lives and works in New York.