Matthew Barney
Date of Birth
Mar 25, 1967
Birth Place:
San Francisco, CA


Preferring to categorize himself as a sculptor rather than a video or performance artist, Matthew Barney became an art world darling before age 35 with his ambitious avant-garde film fantasia The Cremaster Cycle (1994-2002). Born in San Francisco, Barney moved to Boise, ID, with his family at age six. When his parents split six years later, Barney stayed with his father and sister in Boise,...