Doug Aitken


Doug Aitken (born 1968) is an American multidisciplinary artist. Aitken's body of work ranges from photography, print media, sculpture, and architectural interventions, to narrative films, sound, single and multi-channel video works, installations, and live performance. He currently lives in Venice, California, and New York City.

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Known for his video projects focusing on the themes of entropy and abandoned landscape; also a director of music videos; included in the 2000 and 1997 Whitney Biennial exhibitions as well as the 48th Venice Beinnale.

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United States


Artist, installation artist, painter, video artist

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Doug Aitken

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