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date: 15 December 2019

Starn, Doug and Mike called the Starn Twins or the Starn Brotherslocked

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American, 20th – 21st century, male.

Active in Boston and New York.

Born 18 May 1961, in Abesecon (New Jersey).

Photographers, film makers, collage artists, mixed media.

Conceptual Art, Citationism.

The twin brothers Mike and Doug Starn studied from 1980 to 1985 at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. From the very beginning of their artistic careers, they gained international attention with their distinctive torn and crumpled photographic images composed of multiple fragments of prints stuck together with tape and pinned up. Their early images were often photographed from reproductions of Old Master paintings and famous monumental sculpture. In ...

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