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Mark Dion

Born in 1961, New Bedford, United States

Lives and works in New York City, United States


Mark Dion is an American artist who metamorphoses into an explorer, biochemist, detective and archeologist. In his gallery installations around Europe and America since the 1980s, Dion has constructed the laboratories, experiments and museum caches of the great historical naturalists, following in their footsteps in his own adventurous, eco-inspired journeys to the tropics. His research and magical collections are presented in installational still lifes which combine taxidermic animals with la...Read more