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Dennis Oppenheim

 (1938 - 2011)
Dennis Allan Oppenheim was active/lived in New York, California.  Dennis Oppenheim is known for conceptual installations, mixed media, earth and body art.

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Dennis Oppenheim

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Following is The New York Times obituary of the artist:

Dennis Oppenheim, a Pioneer in Earthworks and Conceptual Art, Dies at 72
By ROBERTA SMITH
Published: January 26, 2011

Dennis Oppenheim, a pioneer of earthworks, body art and Conceptual art who later made emphatically tangible installations and public sculptures that veered between the demonically chaotic and the cheerfully Pop, died on Friday in Manhattan. He was 72.

The cause was liver cancer, his wife, Amy Van Winkle Plumb, said.  Mr. Oppenheim, who died at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, had homes in Manhattan and the Springs section of East Hampton on Long Island.

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About  Dennis Oppenheim

Born:  1938 - Electric City, Washington
Died:   2011 - Manhattan, New York City
Known for:  conceptual installations, mixed media, earth and body art