(1943 - 2012)
Michael Asher was active/lived in California. Michael Asher is known for conceptual art, installation sculpture, teaching.
Biography Michael Asher
Following is the obituary of the artist from The New York Times.
Michael Asher, Conceptual Artist, Dies at 69
By RANDY KENNEDY
Published: October 17, 2012
Michael Asher, a dean of the Conceptual Art movement, whose cerebral but playful work specialized in dismantling — often literally — the institutions that show art and that shape the way people think about it, died on Sunday at his home in Los Angeles. He was 69.
His death was announced by Thomas Lawson, the dean of the art school at the California Institute of the Arts, where Mr. Asher taught for more than 30 years, earning a reputation as one of the most dynamic art educators of his generation, deeply influencing many younger artists. The death was attr
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