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David Altmejd

 (born 1974)
David Altmejd is active/lives in New York, Quebec / Canada, England.  David Altmejd is known for mod horrific figure sculpture, installation, assemblage.

Altmejd at 2007 Venice Biennale.
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Biography   David Altmejd

David Altmejd  BFA, MFA (1974)

"I am so not interested in art making as a way to communicate a specific idea. That is so boring to me. It makes the art nothing but an illustration. I want my works to have intelligence of their own, not just be slave to my meaning." - David Altmejd (1)

David Altmejd is a controversial sculptor, assemblage* artist and installation* artist. Since his graduation from university in 1998 his works have been included in numerous important exhibitions in Canada, the United States and Europe; examples of it have been acquired for several important museum collections; and his "The New North" achieved one of the highest prices at auction for a work by a living Canadian artist. (2)

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