1. In 1973, Matta-Clark’s first large-scale project has been defined as Splitting (1974). To create this work, Matta-Clark sawed two parallel slices through a nondescript wood-frame house in Englewood, New Jersey, and removed the material between the two cuts.

2. His twin brother committed suicide in 1976 by jumping from the window of the artist’s SoHo loft.