Matthew Barney

Matthew Barney

About Matthew Barney

Matthew Barney

Matthew Barney

March 25, 1967

Place of Birth    :   San Francisco
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Matthew Barney was born in San Francisco in 1967; at age six, he moved to Idaho with his family. After his parents divorced, Barney continued to live with his father in Idaho, playing football on his high school team, and visiting his mother in New York City, where he was introduced to art and museums. This intermingling of sports and art informs his work as a sculptor and filmmaker. After graduating from Yale in 1991, Barney entered the art world to almost instant controversy and success.