Catherine Sullivan

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Catherine Sullivan (born 1968[1]) born in Los Angeles, California[2] is an associate professor in the Department of Visual Arts at the University of Chicago,[3] and a Chicago-based artist[4] whose work combines video and performance.

She was educated at the California Institute of Arts and the Art Center College of Design.[1] She is a former actor, and studied as a graduate student under Mike Kelley.[5] She currently teaches at the University of Chicago.

Triangle of Need was a multi-channel video instillation at the Walker Art Center, on view from August 23-November 18, 2007. This project was a collaboration with Sean Griffin, Dylan Skybrook, and Kunle Afolayan.

Five Economies (big hunt/little hunt) (2002) restages scenes from films including The Miracle Worker, Marat/Sade, Persona and Whatever Happened to Baby Jane?.[6] 'Tis Pity She's a Fluxus Whore (2003) combines filmed re-enactments of a 1953 production of John Ford's play and a 1964 Fluxus performance.[4] Her works D-Pattern and The Chittendens were made in collaboration with the composer Sean Griffin.[6]

She won an Alpert award in 2004[1] and her works are held in the collections of the Whitney Museum of American Art,[7] the Tate[8] and the Miami Art Museum.[9] Sullivan has been featured on Art 21.[10]


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  2. ^ "Catherine Sullivan". Art21. Retrieved 2019-03-02.
  3. ^ "Faculty Directory". Retrieved 2020-06-30.
  4. ^ a b Margaret Sundell, Artforum, October, 2003.
  5. ^ RosaLee Goldberg, ArtForum, Summer 2004.
  6. ^ a b Frieze, Issue 95, October-November 2005. Archived 2009-01-06 at the Wayback Machine
  7. ^ Archived 2008-03-11 at the Wayback Machine
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  9. ^ Archived 2008-06-20 at the Wayback Machine
  10. ^ "Catherine Sullivan". Art21. Retrieved 2019-03-02.

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