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Matthew Barney «Cremaster 4» | Valve (Ausschnitt)
Matthew Barney, «Cremaster 4», 1994
Valve (Ausschnitt) | Photography | Photograph: Peter Strietmann | © Matthew Barney

 Matthew Barney

b 1967 in San Francisco, CA (USA); In 1991, he graduated from Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut (USA). Since then, he has created work that fuses sculptural installations with performance and video. His singular vision foregrounds the physical rigors of sport and its erotic undercurrents to explore the limits of the body and sexuality. He is best known as the producer and creator of the CREMASTER films, a series of five visually extravagant works created out of sequence. Lives and works in New York City.