Gary Hill, Born 1951, American Artist, An Original 1967 One of A Kind Exquisite Brutalist Welded Sculpture Created When The Artist Was Only 16 Years Old. Gary Hill Is A Multi Million Dollar Video Artist Who Has Worked With A Broad Range of Media Including Sculpture, Sound, Video, Installation And Performance Since The Early 1970â€™S. His Longtime Work With Intermedia Continues To Explore An Array of Issues Ranging From The Physicality of Language, Synesthesia And Perceptual Conundrums To Ontological Space And Viewer Interactivity. Exhibitions of His Work Have Been Presented At Museums And Institutions Worldwide, Including Solo Exhibitions At The Foundation Cartier Pour Le Art Contemporain, Paris, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, Guggenheim Museum Soho, New York, Museum Fur Gegenwartskunst, Basel, Museu De Art Contemporani, Barcelona; And Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Among Others. Commissioned Projects Include Works For The Science Museum In London And The Seattle Central Public Library In Seattle, Washington, And An Installation And Performance Work For The Coliseum And Temple of Venus And Rome In Italy. Hill Has Received Fellowships From The National Endowment For The Arts And The Rockefeller And Guggenheim Foundations, And Has Been The Recipient of Numerous Awards And Honors, Most Notably The Leone De Oro Prize For Sculpture At The Venice Biennale 1995, A John D. And Catherine T. Macarthur Foundation Fellowship Award (1998), The Kurt-Schwitters-Preis 2000, And Honorary Doctorates From The Academy of Fine Arts Poznan, Poland 2005 And Cornish College of The Arts, Seattle, Wa (2011). 1951 To 1968 Gary Hill Grows Up In Redondo Beach, Surfing And Skateboarding. National Skateboard Champion In 1964; Performs In The Cannes Film Festival-Prize Winner, Skaterdater. At 15 Meets The Artist Anthony Park, Who Encourages Him To Take Up Welding And Sculpture. Takes First Dose of Lsd. Stepfather Builds Him A Small Studio In The Backyard. This Sculpture Was Created During This Period. Estimated more than 50 yrs old. Fine And Weight: See Last Photo If Applicable. All Photos Represent The Lot Condition. Please Read Our Terms And Conditions.