(American, 1927–1994) used his art as a way to comment on the hypocrisy of modern society and American consumerism through life-size installations referred to as “tableaux.” Kienholz was born in Fairfield, WA, and moved to Los Angeles in 1953. In 1975, he was awarded a prestigious Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship. A major retrospective of his work was held posthumously at the Whitney Museum of American Art in 1996, as well as solo exhibitions at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Pace Gallery
, LA Louver Gallery
, Braunstein/Quay Gallery, and Haunch of Venison, among others.