Sanford Biggers | the artist




The artist Sanford Biggers
Born 1970, Los Angeles, USA.
Lives and works in New York.

Style and technique of the artist: Installation art, Sculpture Objects, Prospect New Orleans,

William H. Johnson Prize 2009


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Dressed in a suit and tie, Sanford Biggers entered a Chicago diner teeming with businesspeople. Briefcases in hand, they exchanged small talk and serious nods. Biggers clung to his own briefcase while slowly taking a seat, alone, at the counter to order breakfast…
Sanford Biggers’ Selected Works, Biography, and Press
Drawing from a diverse range of sources – including Eastern spiritualism, black vernacular expression, 1970s process art, urban culture, and technology, Biggers’ work seamlessly blends contemporary hip-hop expressions with the ancient principles of Buddhism…
A small world.
An important motivation for artist Sanford Biggers’ work is travel and the resulting integration of aesthetics and traditions of various cultures into his art…
A native of Los Angeles, California and a resident of New York, Sanford Biggers creates multi-disciplinary artworks that integrate film/video installation, sculpture, music and performance. Influenced by his experiences in the United States, Europe and Japan, and by Buddhism, hip-hop and urban culture, Biggers’ work is known for its combination of meditative rigor and improvisatory edge…


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