Mark Prent

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1947 –

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Who is Mark Prent?

Mark Prent is a Canadian sculptor and performance artist currently living in the United States best known for the graphic realism of his figurative sculpture. Prent's sculptures have been described as disturbing and even brutal. His work was the subject of a 1972 lawsuit in which a gallery, exhibiting one of his works consisting of a butcher’s counter of human body parts, was charged with “exhibiting a disgusting object”. Prent was the subject of the 1976 documentary "If Brains Were Dynamite [You Wouldn't Have Enough to Blow Your Nose] - Mark Prent"

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Born
1947
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Nationality
  • Canada
Education
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts, Sir George Williams University
    Fine art
    ( - 1970)
  • Concordia University
Lived in
  • Vermont
    (1983 - )
  • Berlin
    (1975 - )

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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