Sam Durant, american artist based in Los Angeles, he ranks among the most important figures in the international contemporary art scene. He has participated in many Bi-annual exhibitions, including those in Panamá, Sydney, Venice and Whitney.
His works are displayed in many public collections, including the Art Gallery of Western Australia in Perth, the Tate Modern in London, Project Row Houses in Houston, and the Museum of Modern Art in New York. His artistic research has consistently focused on social, political and cultural themes pertaining to American history – from the civil rights movement to southern rock music – but is also linked to the political and social tragedies afflicting modern society. His pursuits have recently broadened to also include Italian history, and specifically the history of the Anarchist movement which was active in Italy towards the end of the 19th century.