Keith Sonnier was born in 1941 in Mamou, USA. Finishing his studies with a Master of Fine Arts he moves to New York. Alongside artists like Eva Hesse, Bruce Nauman, Richard Serra and Richard Tuttle, Sonnier manages in the early eighties to acquire bigger projects for his post minimalist light art. Working with unexpected materials is what makes his installations unique. Nowadays, his works are represented not only in public space bur also in art fairs, museums and galleries worldwide.
Keith Sonnier lives and works in New York.