Chris Burden Biography, Age, Family, Education, Net Worth, Movies & More

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Christopher Lee Burden (April 11, 1946 – May 10, 2015) was an American artist working in performance, sculpture and installation art. Burden became known in the 1970s for his performance art works, including Shoot (1971), where he arranged for a friend to shoot him in the arm with a small-caliber rifle. A prolific artist, Burden created many well-known installations, public artworks and sculptures before his death in 2015.

Chris Burden

Chris Burden Biography / Wiki

Name Chris Burden
Also Know Christopher Lee Burden
Gender Male
Known For Directing
Place of Birth Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Date of Birth April 11, 1946
Age(as in 2023 Feb) 69
Deathday 2015-05-10

Chris Burden Acting Movies

Movie Name Character Release Date Overview
Shoot 1971-01-01 November 19, 1971, F Space, Santa Ana, California: “At 7:45 p.m. I was shot in the left arm by a friend”….
The TV Commercials 1973–1977 Himself 2000-01-01 The TV Commercials 1973–1977 (1973–77/2000) is a compilation of four video works—TV Ad (1973), Poem for L.A. (1975), Chris Burden Promo (1976), …
Documentation of Selected Works 1971-74 Self 1975-11-27 In this short compilation, Chris Burden introduces and narrates selected clips from his public art performances including ‘Shoot’, ‘Bed Piece’, and ‘F…
Metropolis II 2014-02-27 A film about a sculpture by Chris Burden….
Burden Self (archive footage) 2016-04-16 A probing portrait of Chris Burden, an artist who took creative expression to the limits and risked his life in the name of art….
The Big Wheel Self 1980-01-01 During the 1980 exhibition of Burden’s monumental kinetic sculpture The Big Wheel at Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, New York, Burden and Feldman were inter…
Velvet Water Himself 1974-05-07 May 7th, 1974, School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Chris Burden relentlessly dunks his head in a filled-up sink, trying to breath water….
Here Is Always Somewhere Else Himself 2007-06-16 The life and work of enigmatic Dutch/Californian conceptual artist Bas Jan Ader, who in 1975 disappeared under mysterious circumstances at sea in the …

Chris Burden Directing Movies

Movie Name Job Release Date Overview
Big Wrench Director 1980-08-13 In this narrative performance for video, Burden tells the story of his relationship with a truck named “Big Job.” To relate his autobiographical monol…
Documentation of Selected Works 1971-74 Director 1975-11-27 In this short compilation, Chris Burden introduces and narrates selected clips from his public art performances including ‘Shoot’, ‘Bed Piece’, and ‘F…
A Twenty-Year Survey, Newport Harbor Art Museum Director 1988-02-28 short film by Chris Burden…
The TV Commercials 1973–1977 Director 2000-01-01 The TV Commercials 1973–1977 (1973–77/2000) is a compilation of four video works—TV Ad (1973), Poem for L.A. (1975), Chris Burden Promo (1976), …
Back to You Director 1974-01-01 Back to You is a piece that attempted to deal with my own myth, the myth of me as the aggressive artist, threatening audiences the evil-kin evil of th…
Velvet Water Director 1974-05-07 May 7th, 1974, School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Chris Burden relentlessly dunks his head in a filled-up sink, trying to breath water….

Writing

Movie Name Job Release Date Overview
The TV Commercials 1973–1977 Original Concept 2000-01-01 The TV Commercials 1973–1977 (1973–77/2000) is a compilation of four video works—TV Ad (1973), Poem for L.A. (1975), Chris Burden Promo (1976), …

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