Author(s): Fred Hoffman
Chris Burden is a seminal figure in contemporary art. A monograph on Burden, this book gives an overview of his art, illuminated by searching texts by some of the most important curators and writers on art and supported by a catalogue. Its thematic arrangement reveals the conceptual relationships between works produced in differing mediums.
Fred Hoffman is a private dealer, curator and lecturer. Lisa Le Feuvre is a writer and curator of contemporary art at the National Maritime Museum, London. Paul Schimmel has been chief curator of the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, since 1990. Kristine Stiles is professor of art and art history at Duke University, North Carolina. Robert Storr is the Dean of the Yale School of Art and director of the 2007 Venice Biennale.