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Jonathan Borofsky

 (born 1942)
Jonathan Borofsky is active/lives in New York, Massachusetts.  Jonathan Borofsky is known for flat installation, graffiti, graphics.

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Jonathan Borofsky

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An installation artist, Jonathan Borofsky has made his reputation with bold, aggressive, diaristic and frequently playful works with underlying philosophical seriousness.  In an interview that he gave in 1993, Borofsky said "I like the word spiritual because I don't really know what it means, but I do believe it applies to finding your connection to the All. I've always felt that my search, whether I had a particularly chaotic work or a particularly simple one, has been a way to feel connected to the Whole."

At his retrospective exhibition at MOCA's Geffen Contemporary, work he completed as a youngster was placed on pedestals, and his dreams were literally written on the walls. Handwritten pages from notebooks were casually push  ...  Displaying 750 of 4077 characters.



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About  Jonathan Borofsky

Born:  1942 - Boston, Massachusetts
Known for:  flat installation, graffiti, graphics