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Michael Landy (1963-), Artist

Sitter in 3 portraits
Artist of 3 portraits
Artist. Landy uses found objects to represent the relationship between art and commodity. Graduated from Goldsmith's College in 1988, exhibited Market (1990). Transformed a gallery into a budget shop with Closing Down Sale (1992). Recently in Breakdown (2001) systematically shredded all his possessions over a week in a disused department store in Oxford Street.

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Michael Landy

by Michael Landy
pencil, 2008
NPG 6874

6916

Maureen Paley

by Michael Landy
pencil, 2008
NPG 6916