Mateo Tannatt (born 1979) is an American artist based in Los Angeles, California, United States.
He works in a variety of media and often creates sculptures which incorporate live actions or performances. In one work, a baby grand piano is dropped from a height of 80 feet in order to create an audio "composition."
"When Attitude Becomes Form Becomes Attitude" - Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco
"All of This and Nothing" - The Hammer Museum, Los Angeles
"Rendezvous Vous" - Marc Foxx Gallery, Los Angeles
2009 "Second Nature: The Valentine-Adelson Collection" - The Hammer Museum, Los Angeles
"Plein Air" - Marc Foxx Gallery, Los Angeles "Present/Futures" - Artissima, Turin, Italy - winner of the Illy Present Future Prize
2007 "Brain Form" - Guild & Greyshkul, New York "Reality Disorder" - Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Los Angeles
GRUPE, Gavin Brown's Enterprise at Passerby, New York
Bigger than the Sun, Smaller than You, Guild & Greyshkul, New York
Put it in Your Mouth/I'll see you on the dark side of the prune, Rivington Arms, New York