(1936 - 2016)
Jaime Davidovich was active/lived in New York / Argentina. Jaime Davidovich is known for avant garde video art, conceptualism, painting.
Biography Jaime Davidovich
Following is The New York Times obituary of Jamie Davidovich
"Jaime Davidovich, Artist Whose Videos Bypassed the ‘Gatekeepers of Culture,’ Dies at 79," by William Grimes, August 30, 2016.
Jaime Davidovich, an Argentine-born conceptual artist who brought the downtown New York art scene to television viewers in the early 1980s on his cable-access program The Live! Show,”died on Saturday at his home in Manhattan. He was 79.
The cause was pancreatic cancer, Henrique Faria, his art dealer, said.
Mr. Davidovich, a fervent avant-gardist who had moved to New York from Buenos Aires in 1963, embraced video technology as an ideal medium for disrupting the gallery system and reaching new audiences.
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