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Jeff Wall

 (born 1946)
Jeff Wall is active/lives in British Columbia / Canada.  Jeff Wall is known for mod interior, installation, large-scale urban life photos.

Jeff Wall

Canadian artist Jeff Wall was born in Vancouver in 1946. He received his B.A. degree from the University of British Columbia in Vancouver in 1968 and his M.A. degree from the same institution in 1970. From 1970-1973, Wall studied art history at the Courtauld Institute in London. He was an Associate Professor at the Center for the Arts, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver,1976-1987. He received the Hasselblad Award in 2002.

Apparently uneasy about the intent, styles and images of contemporary art, its lack of relationship to the reality of the world we live in, Wall has asked how an artist can create as intense impression of life today, as Goya or Manet did in theirs. What would make today's art significant for our modern society? Wall  ...  Displaying 750 of 5528 characters.

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Photo by Jesse Chehak for Wall Street Journal Magazine (2015).

About  Jeff Wall

Born:  1946 - Vancouver, Canada
Known for:  mod interior, installation, large-scale urban life photos