Vito Hannibal Acconci
(1940 - 2017)
Vito Hannibal Acconci was active/lived in New York. Vito Acconci is known for performance and video art, architecture.
Biography Vito Hannibal Acconci
"Vito Acconci, Performance Artist and Uncommon Architect, Dies at 77," The New York Times, April 28, 2017, obituary by Randy Kennedy
Vito Acconci, a father of performance and video art and a shamanistic, poetic, deeply influential force on the New York art scene for decades, died on Thursday in Manhattan. He was 77.
Maria Acconci, his wife and only immediate survivor, confirmed the death. She said it came after a short illness but gave no cause.
Starting in the late 1960s, in love with literature but realizing he was too restless by nature to be a traditional poet, Mr. Acconci began creating documented performances in the street or for tiny audiences, his radar finely tuned to an existential unease that perva
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