(1938 - 2011)
Dennis Allan Oppenheim was active/lived in New York, California. Dennis Oppenheim is known for conceptual installations, mixed media, earth and body art.
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Following is The New York Times obituary of the artist:
Dennis Oppenheim, a Pioneer in Earthworks and Conceptual Art, Dies at 72
By ROBERTA SMITH
Published: January 26, 2011
Dennis Oppenheim, a pioneer of earthworks, body art and Conceptual art
who later made emphatically tangible installations and public
sculptures that veered between the demonically chaotic and the
cheerfully Pop, died on Friday in Manhattan. He was 72.
The cause was liver cancer, his wife, Amy Van Winkle Plumb, said.
Mr. Oppenheim, who died at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, had
homes in Manhattan and the Springs section of East Hampton on Long
Belonging to a generation of artists wh
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