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Terry Allen

 (born 1943)
Terry Allen is active/lives in New Mexico, Kansas.  Terry Allen is known for video, installation-mix media sculpture.

Terry Allen

Terry Allen is a multidisciplinary artist in the truest sense of the term. In addition to his indoor installation sculptural work- which is emphatically mixed-media- and his paintings, writings and drawings, Allen is also a songwriter, composer, pianist, and lead vocalist who makes country rock records with his own Panhandle Mystery Band in Lubbock, Texas. Allen is perhaps best known for his cross-disciplinary project Youth in Asia, which was initiated in 1983. The numerous works in this series reflect on the experience of the Vietnam War by exploring American value systems through a variety of means ranging from mass-cultural heroes to fairy tale protagonists like ethos of roadhouses in the American Southwest.

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About  Terry Allen

Born:  1943 - Wichita, Kansas
Known for:  video, installation-mix media sculpture