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Alix Pearlstein

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Nationality  American

Name  Alix Pearlstein
Role  Visual Artist
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Born  1962New York
Known for  Video art, Performance art

Alix pearlstein

Alix Pearlstein (born 1962) is an American visual artist, who is particularly well known for her work in video art and performance art. Pearlstein is currently on the faculty of the School of Visual Arts in New York City, New York.


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Early life and education

Alix Pearlstein was born in 1962 in New York City, New York. In 1983 she attained a Bachelor of Science degree from Cornell University. In 1988 she attained a Masters of Fine Arts degree in Sculpture from the State University of New York at Purchase in Purchase, New York.


Pearlstein creates work that can oftentimes combine elements of performance, video art, sculpture and conceptual art. Her work often features elements of comedy and dead-pan humor. She has stated that she consciously evades genre.

Select solo exhibitions

  • The King, the Mice and the Cheese, List Visual Arts Center (2006)
  • After the Fall, The Kitchen (2008)
  • Goldrush, Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis (2009)
  • The Park, DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park (2014)
  • Select group exhibitions

  • Mediated Presence: 3 Decades of Video from EAI, Dia Art Foundation (1997)
  • Regarding Beauty, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (1999)
  • Drama Queens: Women Behind the Camera, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum (2001)
  • Artists' Film International, Whitechapel Gallery (2013)
  • Public collections

    Pearlstein's work can be found in a number of public institutions, including:

  • Museum of Modern Art
  • References

    Alix Pearlstein Wikipedia

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