Find, Learn, Price Art
Enjoy the comprehensive art database we've compiled since 1987
Membership Details
Images, sales charts, bios, signatures, 30 artist Alerts and more ...
Art auction records:  Millions of references for pricing research
Or, register for Free Alerts
To track 10 artists.

Already a member?  Sign in here

Tom Sachs

 (born 1966)
Tom Sachs is active/lives in New York.  Tom Sachs is known for sculptor-assemblage, pop art.

Biography  
Tom Sachs


Working from a studio in Manhattan, Tom Sachs makes meticulous looking objects that reflect ironic twists on modern life, combining glamour with the every day symbols such as a MacDonalds meal in Tiffany wrap. He says his favorite term is "bricolage", meaning the art of assembling objects with the materials at hand. ("Art & Auction").

Sachs grew up in Westport, Connecticut, and his mother, who became his business manager, encouraged him to do crafts projects--something he says he never quit. He studied industrial design at the Architectural Association in London with furniture designer Tom Dixon whom he credits as teaching him about salvaging objects.

In 1994, he got his first important public recognition with his Christmas n  ...  Displaying 750 of 1021 characters.



Subscriber Members, please Sign In for artist biographies and for all services.  Others, full text is available on Fridays.

If you are not currently a member, please See Details about membership, which includes biography access, auction records, and many other features available to our day, month, or yearly Subscriber Members!

•  Access to full biographies
•  Every Friday (in the U.S.)
    Learn more ...

About  Tom Sachs

Born:  1966
Known for:  sculptor-assemblage, pop art