Critical Writing Index

Chris Burden

by Robert Horvitz

Artforum, May 1976, v. 14, no. 9, pp. 24-31

A description and analysis of selected Chris Burden work between 1968 and 1975. There is a chronological discussion about the development, intent, execution, and reception of Burden's often controversial and socially testing art. The roles of audience and documentation are examined and considered against the integrity and effect of Burden's work.

ITEM 1976.044 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited

White Light/White HeatChris Burden

Velvet WaterChris Burden

Through the Night SoftlyChris Burden

The VisitationChris Burden