Robert Morris (artist)

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Robert Morris (February 9, 1931 – November 28, 2018) was an American sculptor, conceptual artist and writer. He was thought of as one of the most well known theorists of Minimalism along with Donald Judd. He made important works to the development of performance art, minimalism, land art, the Process Art movement and installation art.

In 2013 as part of the October Files, MIT Press published a volume on Morris, examining his work and influence, edited by Julia Bryan-Wilson.[1]

Morris was born in Kansas City, Missouri. He studied at the University of Kansas, Kansas City Art Institute, Reed College and at Hunter College. Morris died on November 28, 2018 in Kingston, New York from pneumonia at the age of 87.[2]

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  1. "Robert Morris". MIT Press. Retrieved 2017-07-13.
  2. "Robert Morris, Sculptor and a Founder of the Minimalist School, Dies at 87". The New York Times. November 29, 2018.