short biography

Lynn Hershman Leeson (born 1941, Cleveland, OH, USA) is one of the most influential media artists. She studied at Case Western Reserve University, San Francisco State University and lives in San Francisco and New York. Her most famous work is "Roberta Breitmore" (1973-1978), a kind of clone of the artist, who is staged in real time and in the real outside world, and mostly embodied by Hershman Leeson herself.

Conceptual art, installations, photography, film, multimedia, actions, interactive Internet installations

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  • 05. Sep 10. Nov
    Pioneers The Wattis Institute, San Francisco
  • 29. Jun 03. Aug
    Role Exchange Sean Kelly Gallery, New York
  • 19. May 11. Aug
    Identity Theft Santa Monica Museum of Art, Los Angeles