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Sanford Biggers

scenic design

About this Artist

Sanford Biggers (co-scenic designer) was raised in Los Angeles and currently lives and works in New York City. He is the recipient of numerous awards. In 2021, Biggers received the 26th Heinz Award for the Arts, Savannah College of Art & Design’s deFINE Art Award, and was appointed the MIT Department of Architecture’s 2021/22 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Visiting Professor and Scholar. In 2020, he was awarded the prestigious Guggenheim Fellowship and appointed Board President at Sculpture Center; in 2019, he was inducted into the New York Foundation for the Arts’ Hall of Fame; in 2018, he received the American Academy of Arts and Letters Award. In 2017, he was presented the 2017 Rome Prize in Visual Arts. On May 5, 2021, he debuted Oracle, a monumental bronze Chimera sculpture commissioned by Art Production Fund, along with a multimedia public art exhibition throughout Rockefeller Center.