Critical Writing Index

The Importance of Matthew Barney

by Michael Kimmelman

The New York Times Magazine, Oct. 10, 1999, pp. 62-69

This article explores the use of sexual metaphor and invented mythology in the career of Matthew Barney, with a focus on his Cremaster series.

ITEM 1999.006 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited

Cremaster 2Matthew Barney

Field Video (Orifill)Matthew Barney

Blind PerineumMatthew Barney

Cremaster 1Matthew Barney

Cremaster 5Matthew Barney