Matthew Barney

  • Matthew Barney, In vain produced, all rays return, Evil will bless, and ice will burn
    In vain produced, all rays return, Evil will bless, and ice will burn, 2015

    Four Woodburytypes on copper mounting with electroformed copper, nickel and 24 carat gold in red oak frame, 11 1/2 x 15 1/2 inches (29.2 x 39.4 cm) each

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  • Matthew Barney, Water Cast 5
    Water Cast 5, 2015

    Cast bronze, 80 x 130 x 58 inches (203.2 x 330.2 x 147.3 cm)

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  • Matthew Barney, Dredge and Water Cast 1
    Dredge and Water Cast 1, 2015

    Cast bronze, 55 x 144 x 223 inches (139.7 x 365.8 x 566.4 cm)

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  • Matthew Barney, Water Cast 13
    Water Cast 13, 2015

    Cast bronze, 59 1/2 x 63 x 60 inches (151.1 x 160 x 152.4 cm)

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  • Matthew Barney, Crown Zinc
    Crown Zinc, 2014

    Gold-plated zinc, 16 1/2 x 57 x 28 inches (41.9 x 144.8 x 71.1 cm)

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  • Matthew Barney, Head of Irit-Heru-ru
    Head of Irit-Heru-ru, 2014

    Cast zinc and salt, Plate: 1 1/2 x 86 3/4 x 44 1/2 inches (3.8 x 220.3 x 113 cm), Head: 7 1/8 x 8 1/8 x 15 inches (18 x 20.5 x 38 cm), Crowbar: 2 3/4 x 54 x 9 1/2 inches (7 x 137.2 x 24.1 cm)

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  • Matthew Barney, Head of Tai-es Khen
    Head of Tai-es Khen, 2014

    Cast Zinc and salt, Plate: 1 1/2 x 86 3/4 x 44 1/2 inches (3.8 x 220.3 x 113 cm), Head: 8 7/8 x 10 1/4 x 12 1/4 inches (22.5 x 26 x 31 cm), Crowbar: 2 3/4 x 54 x 9 1/2 inches (7 x 137.2 x 24.1 cm)
     

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  • Matthew Barney, Boat of Ra
    Boat of Ra, 2014

    Wood, resin-bonded sand, steel, furniture, cast bronze and gold plated bronze

    132 x 600 x 288 inches (335.3 x 1524 x 731.5 cm)

     

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  • Matthew Barney, Trans America
    Trans America, 2014

    Cast sulfur, epoxy resin and wood 

    36 x 120 x 170 inches (91.4 x 304.8 x 431.8 cm)

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  • Matthew Barney, Canopic Chest
    Canopic Chest, 2009 - 2011

    Cast bronze

    73 1/2 x 165 x 243 inches (186.7 x 419.1 x 617.2 cm) 

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  • Matthew Barney, Installation View: Matthew Barney
    Installation View: Matthew Barney "River of Fundament" at Haus der Kunst, Munich, 2014
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  • Matthew Barney, Rouge Battery
    Rouge Battery, 2014

    Cast copper and iron

    28 x 90 x 179 inches (71.1 x 228.6 x 454.7 cm)

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  • Matthew Barney, Sekhu
    Sekhu, 2014

    Cast sulfur, salt, copper, bronze and brass

    Dimensions variable

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  • Matthew Barney, Shaduf
    Shaduf, 2014

    Cast brass

    144 x 120 x 180 inches (365.8 x 304.8 x 457.2 cm)

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  • Matthew Barney, DJED
    DJED, 2009-2011

    Cast iron and graphite block

    20 1/4 x 406 x 399 inches (50.2 x 1031.2 x 1013.5 cm)

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  • Matthew Barney, River of Fundament: Leaves of Grass
    River of Fundament: Leaves of Grass, 2014

    Engraved brass in brass frame

    14 3/4 x 12 1/4 x 1 1/2 inches (37.5 x 31.1 x 3.8 cm) framed

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  • Matthew Barney, River of Fundament: Isis Rises On The Water
    River of Fundament: Isis Rises On The Water, 2014

    Engraved brass and liver of sulfur in brass frame

    14 3/4 x 12 1/4 x 1 3/8 inches (37.5 x 31.1 x 3.5 cm) framed

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  • Matthew Barney, River of Fundament: Sawtooth National Monument
    River of Fundament: Sawtooth National Monument, 2014

    Engraved brass in brass frame

    14 3/4 x 12 1/4 x 1 1/2 inches (37.5 x 31.1 x 3.8 cm) framed

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  • Matthew Barney, River of Fundament: The Term of Norman I
    River of Fundament: The Term of Norman I, 2014

    Engraved copper in copper frame

    20 x 16 1/2 x 1 1/2 inches (50.8 x 41.9 x 3.8 cm) framed

     

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  • Matthew Barney, River of Fundament: Crown Sulfur
    River of Fundament: Crown Sulfur, 2014

    Engraved zinc in zinc frame

    20 x 16 1/2 x 1 1/2 inches (50.8 x 41.9 x 3.8 cm) framed

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  • Matthew Barney, Ancient Evenings: Khaibit Libretto
    Ancient Evenings: Khaibit Libretto, 2009

    Graphite and ink on paperback copy of Ancient Evenings by Norman Mailer, on carved salt base, in nylon and acrylic vitrine

    15 1/2 x 13 3/4 x 14 3/4 inches (39.4 x 34.9 x 37.5 cm) overall installed

     

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  • Matthew Barney, The Cabinet of Nisshin Maru
    The Cabinet of Nisshin Maru, 2006

    Cast polycaprolactone thermoplastic, and self-lubricating plastic in acrylic vitrine

    54 1/2 x 54 1/8 x 66 1/2 inches (138.4 x 137.5 x 168.9 cm)

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  • Matthew Barney, DRAWING RESTRAINT 9: Nisshin Maru
    DRAWING RESTRAINT 9: Nisshin Maru, 2005

    4 C-prints in self-lubricating plastic frames

    Panel 1, 2, and 4 of 4:  41-1/2 x 33 x 1-1/2 inches each (105.4 x 83.8 x 3.8 cm each) 

    Panel 3 of 4:  53 x 43 x 1-1/2 inches (134.6 x 109.2 x 3.8 cm)

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  • Matthew Barney, CREMASTER 3
    CREMASTER 3, 2002

    Production still

    Photo: Chris Winget

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  • Matthew Barney, DRAWING RESTRAINT 13: Instrument of Surrender
    DRAWING RESTRAINT 13: Instrument of Surrender, 2006

    Silver gelatin, chlorobromide print in self-lubricating plastic frame

    15 x 12 5/8 x 1 1/4 inches (38.1 x 32.1 x 3.2 cm)

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  • Matthew Barney, DRAWING RESTRAINT 5
    DRAWING RESTRAINT 5, 1989

    Documentation Still

    Photo: Michael Rees

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