Conceptual artist whose best-known works included “Ideal Vehicles” as well as the “Surrogate Paintings” series, which shot him to fame in the 1970s. He relocated to Britain as a man to go after a career like a theatre actor. Nevertheless, he quickly came back to California, where he worked well various odd careers before devoting himself to his artwork. His function was prominently presented in the Whitney Biennial in 1975. He grew up in the LA region as the child of the actor dad and a musician mom. He and fellow designer Ronald Davis both was raised in California.