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The name Chris Burden was familiar to me. I remember hearing about him having someone shoot him (like, with a rifle) for an exhibit, and I also remember hearing about his Chicago installation where he stayed under a piece of glass for three days until someone brought him water, and then he stormed out and came back with a hammer (Hint: that was the point). But, that was about it. He was wildly respected in the art world (in his later years), but I don’t really follow the art world, so when I realized he was also the man who
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