The Day Before Stary Night. (For Vincent van Gogh). 1983
Wood, fiberglass, steel, motor, painted metal strips, lights
1’ H x 8’ L x 3’ D
Collection MAMCO, Musée d’art moderne et contemporain, Genève. Photo: MAMCO
Dennis Oppenheim pushed boundaries of art through earthworks, installation, sculpture and public sculpture. He received an M.F.A. from Stanford University and moved to New York in 1967. The Dennis Oppenheim Estate is currently preserving work in all mediums, facilitating publications, exhibitions and acquisition by and for public collections including the Parrish Art Museum, Watermill, NY; The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX; (2012). Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Ithaca, NY; Bronx Museum, Bronx, NY; Nevada Museum of Art, Reno NV; (2014). Musee des arts contemporain de al Communaute francaise de Belgique au Grand-Hornu, BE; (2015). Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL; (2016). Council for Canadian American Relations, New York, NY; Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, CA; Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham, AL; Centre Pompidou, Paris, FR; (2017).